The Caloundra Street Fair catch cry is ‘fun, food, fashion, garden, home and more!’ and you would be hard pressed to prove them wrong. Bright and early every Sunday from 8am to 1 pm you’ll find a myriad of stalls and entertainers at The Caloundra Street Fair.
There is something for the whole family with activities for kids, handcrafted locally made products and art, live entertainment and street theatre. Enjoy fresh local food and flowers, fresh juices, tasty breakfasts, coffee, lunch and delicious sweet treats.
Set under the beautiful canopy of the tree-lined main street surrounded by cafes, boutiques and specialty shops and only two blocks from beautiful Bulcock Beach, the Caloundra Street Fair is a ‘must-do’ event attracting Sunshine Coast locals and visitors.
Recently they announced that The Twilight Markets will return to the beautiful Bulcock Beach on Friday April 18th, (Good Friday) and Friday 25th April, (Anzac Day) in 2014. What a great way to enjoy probably the best time of year along the beautiful waterfront at Bulcock Beach. They will have some 100 stalls offering hot food, fashion, jewelry, handmade and collectable items and loads more. Open from 4pm – 9pm on both days. Check out their facebook page to stay in touch with the latest news on the Twilight Markets.
Today it attracts thousands of visitors who flock to the fair to enjoy the friendly, vivacious and very colourful atmosphere. Not to mention the food that’s on offer!
Up to 200 stallholders make it one hell of a day of entertainment and fun each week, but it’s not just a case of turn up and open a stall. Oh no, stallholders and entertainers wanting to participate in this street fair first have to apply to become part of this iconic Sunshine Coast event. Each is reviewed before they are approved to participate, maintaining the widest variety of products; well-being services and food options.
The Caloundra Street Fair is also a great place to catch up on what’s happening on the local music scene, as every week performers ranging from established pros to emerging artists, across the whole gamut of music genres, performance and street theatre.
So if you and your family have an urge to have some fun, get along to The Caloundra Street Fair this weekend. You will have a ball!
The best way to get there?
If you are coming by car, the fair is located in Caloundra’s main street on the Sunshine Coast, just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane. For those already on the Sunshine Coast, the fair is just 20 minutes south of Mooloolaba or 25 minutes south of Maroochydore.
There’s ample parking in the surrounding streets in the centre of town. Parking is also available at the Caloundra Transit Centre on Cooma Terrace or the public carpark in Ormuz Avenue just behind Bulcock Street.
www.translink.com.au is your best bet if you want to use public transport. They have a great Journey Planner function that helps you to find the best bus or bus and train route no matter where you are.
If you are living or staying locally you’ll find it an easy walk or ride to the Street Fair so walking or riding is a great option if you would like to have a more leisurely Sunday. Bike racks are located in front of the library in Felicity Park, near the Street Fair precinct.