With only 3 months until Whale season is upon us it has been announced that the annual Whale Festival in Hervey Bay will stretch over the whole month of August this year! There will be practically something on for FREE every weekend in August 2012. Now is the time to book your accommodation if you are planning on visiting this gorgeous part of Queensland this year. Here are some dates to keep in mind:
Every Friday night in August – Scarness Park will show FREE family friendly movies until 31st where afterwards the Pier Park will transform into a dance floor for the inaugural Migaloo Moonlight Swing dance under the stars!
August 4 – Urangan Harbour night markets with fireworks and the annual blessing of the fleet from 3:30pm
August 18 – Whole length of Esplanade from Urangan Pier to Seafront oval will be aglow with the illumination parade, fire twirlers and lanterns from 6:15pm
August 25 – Whale Aide concert at Seafront Oval from 4pm-9pm.
August 26 – Harvey the Whale’s birthday and Teddy Bears Picnic at the Botanical Gardens, Urangan.
For more information you can check out the official Hervey Bay Whale Festival website.