Whitsunday Multicultural Festival


This event will showcase and celebrate the diversity of the Whitsundays through traditional dance, cooking and art activities.

Contact name: Elizabeth Youd

Contact phone number: 07 4945 0291

Contact email address: info@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

The Whitsunday Multicultural Festival will be held on Friday 30th July from 5pm - 9pm and will celebrate the diversity of our amazing region!  The festival will include a variety of cultural food, entertainment, markets, a lantern parade and a celebration of Bowen's 160th Anniversary!  There will be special cake cutting followed by a fireworks display.

Food stalls include: Coffee vans, icecream, Poco Cucino, Bowen Seagulls Licensed Bar and Sausage Sizzle and Fusion 88.

Bring your own lantern for the parade or decorate one at the Bowen Soundshell during a lantern making workshop before the festival starts from 3pm – 5pm.

This event is funded by the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs.