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Caloundra Mini Festival featuring Luminate!
1 October @ 12:00 am - 5 October @ 12:00 am
An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely
Caloundra Mini Festival will Luminate! Caloundra for October long weekend
The music line-up features a long list of local performers, including Anna and Jordan, Hayden Hack, MISMO TEMPO, Soula and more. Mini Program
The festival will showcase local performers at venues including Caloundra RSL, Caloundra Power Boat Club, Drift Bar, Coffee Cat, The Events Centre, Whispers Cocktail Bar and Lounge and Caloundra Twilight Markets and even The Strand for the Caloundra Artists Market. Each venue is responsible for their own program and ticket sales.
For fans of Russell Morris AM there will be a special up close and personal performance at The Events Centre on the Friday evening, to share his new album, Black and Blue Heart.
For the long weekend, a free three-night walk through festival called Luminate! will light up Caloundra from October 2-4, between 6 and 10pm.
Light installations will provide a new cultural experience for the Sunshine Coast, in conjunction with a special return of the Twilight Markets.
Felicity Park and the boardwalk along The Esplanade will be fully immersed in light installations created by Sunshine Coast artists.
Light Portal by Tricktronix is an interactive art installation that puts the audience in control of a super kaleidoscope machine.
The giant Skyline wheel on the Caloundra beachfront, offers the chance to get a 35m-high bird’s-eye view of our region and looks spectacular lit up at night.
Bulcock Street Catenary lights (image below) will be a bright new and lasting centre piece for the walking trail.
The COVID Safe Plan approved by Queensland Health, sets out a checklist of COVID safe priorities that will be met to comply with Industry Guidelines and/or legislation and ensure the safe operation of the Luminate! event.
Luminate is supported by the Queensland Government, through Tourism and Events Queensland, and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar
For the full Caloundra Mini Festival program, and great long weekend deals from local retail, health and wellness, and hospitality businesses DOWNLOAD the Luminate! Festival app:
You can scan the QR code on the poster to pre-register your attendance for the Luminate! walk-through festival.
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The Caloundra Mini Festival is hosted by individual venues, and tickets for each show are available for purchase from each respective venue. Council has organised the Luminate! lighting installation event to take place at the same time as the Caloundra Mini Festival. Entry to the Luminate! event is free. While Council is promoting the Caloundra Mini Festival in conjunction with the Luminate! event, it is not responsible for the organisation of or sale of tickets for the Caloundra Mini Festival. Accordingly, Council is not liable for the Caloundra Mini Festival, including the cancellation or amendment of all or part of this festival.