a FREE family fun festival
Fri 7 Aug 12.30 - 2.30pm Nambour's Festival of Fashion
Nambour Civic Centre * admission applies
5 - 9pm Moonlight Markets
Council Chambers Forecourt
Sat 8 Aug 10am - 4pm Festival in the Park and Local Harvest
Quota Park, Matthew St
4 - 5.30pm "Timeless" A History of Popular Dance
Hungerford Hall, Nambour High School
The Back to Nambour Festival is proudly presented by Nambour Festivals Inc.
This event encourages and enhances the personality of the town by connecting local businesses, supporting musicians, growers, local community groups, up-and-coming entrepreneurs and artisans of the Sunshine Coast.
Last year's inaugural Festival was an outstanding success, delivering a high quality, well attended week-end of events that celebrated everything positive about Nambour. Nambour Festivals Inc. recognise the need for this annual Festival to become a broader celebration -- to identify the people, groups and organisations, lifestyle and positive attributes, through a free, family friendly festive week-end for all.
This year's 'Back to Nambour Festival' kick starts Friday 7th August from 1.00pm-4.00pm at the Nambour Civic Centre with 'Nambour's Festival of Fashion', run by the Nambour Chamber of Commerce; featuring fashion retailers as well as recycled and sustainable garments from TAFE fashion design students.
Following on from this we have 'Nambour's Moonlight Market' from 5-9pm, forecourt of Sunshine Coast Regional Council in Bury Street.
Saturday 8th August a 'Festival Day at Quota Park' from 10am-4pm is a full day of activities, interactive workshops, information, displays, entertainment, festivities, art, and music and a 'Local Harvest' food section.
The 'Local Harvest' will be a showcase of culinary delights, with some of the region's best local growers, producers, chefs, foodies, permaculture displays, cooking demos and food and wine tastings.
The 'Art Gallery of the Sunshine Coast' will add another flavour to the event, offering a true historical and contemporary flavour of 'Back to Nambour' by presenting an Art Trail along Petrie Creek.
We would like to invite you to be a part of Nambour's community spirit, by becoming a stallholder / exhibitor and to contribute in making this year's Festival another success.
Craft and markets stalls are required for the Moonlight Market - Foodies, producers, community groups, workshop artisans and entertainers are required for the 'Festival Day at Quota Park' and the 'Local Harvest'
Downloadable: "Back to Nambour Festival" pdf flyer
Downloadable: "Back to Nambour Moonlight Markets" pdf flyer
Fri 7th August to Sat 8th August, 2009 - Nambour
Nambours Festival of Fashion Fri 7 Aug 12.30 - 2.30pm Nambour Civic Centre Currie St
The Nambour Festival of Fashion will showcase the strength of the entire Nambour fashion community, embracing recycled clothing shops, boutique stores and creations from students at Nambour TAFE. The fashion parade will appeal to everyone as it will showcase models of all shapes and sizes and ages.
Nambour moonlight night markets Fri 7 Aug 5 - 9pm Council Forecourt Currie St
The spirit of community will come alive once again for the ever popular Moonlight Markets, loved by both young and old.....View and purchase unique creations, visual artworks and local crafts or simply enjoy the entertainment with Graham Rix, and Lara Jane duo whilst sipping on Wine from the Maroochy Springs winery.
Nambour festival in the park Sat 8 Aug 10am - 4pm Quota Park
This year's Quota Park Festival will be all about "FREE FAMILY FUN", with a bigger and better day's entertainment from "Cool Companions" wildlife display, three horse and buggy's giving rides, "Thumpers" American Car Club, A vibrant "Speaker Tent", as well as Workshops, Music, Dance and a new section, "Local Harvest".
Timeless - A History of Popular Dance Sat 8 Aug 4 - 5.30pm Hungerford Hall, Nambour High School
"Timeless" to be performed by SCADA (Sunshine Coast Academy of Dance Arts) It will take the audience through the history of popular dance from the 1920s to the present.
Nambour Civic Centre, Council Forecourt, Quota Park, Hungerford Hall, Nambour
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