Event Calendar - Mission Beach & Cassowary Coast

Friday 20 Oct 2017

What's On in Mission Beach

STARTS: Friday, 20 October 2017 - 9.00AM
ENDS: Friday, 27 October 2017 - 9.00AM

What's On in Mission This Week- A weekly run down of what is happening in the area. Updated every Friday!

Click on the link to see what is happening this week!


Saturday 21 Oct 2017

Cardwell UFO Festival

STARTS: Saturday, 21 October 2017 - 11.56AM

This year the Cardwell UFO Festival celebrates with the 'unknown' with national and international visitors flying in, drone displays, show rides, monster markets, C-Files Forum, costume parties and special appearances from aliens and heaps more!

Cardwell is well known as a tourist destination for fishing and eco-tourism. Cardwell is also known within the UFO-oligist circles as a “hotspot” for unexplained events making Cardwell a natural setting for such a festival. The Cardwell UFO Festival is the only UFO Festival in Australia.

Access https://www.facebook.com/cardwellufofestival/ or  www.cardwellufofestival.com.au  for more details!

Seeeee   yoooooo theeereee!

Sunday 29 Oct 2017

Mission Beach Monster Markets

STARTS: Sunday, 29 October 2017 - 7.00AM

Mission Beach Monster Markets - the last Sunday of each month (First Market of the year is on Easter Sunday)

There are a huge variety of stalls - locally grown fruit & veg, plants, clothes, jewellery, art & craft, second-hand goods, plus lots of home made food and smoothies, tea/coffee, ice-cream...

Located at MARC's Park, Cassowary Drive Mission Beach, take advantage of Mission Arts Gallery, all the food and produce stalls, and the entertainment for the first time in 2017!

The Mission Beach Rotary Club manages and promotes these markets.

For further information contact 07 4068 7220

Saturday 04 Nov 2017

Mission Beach Aquatic Festival

STARTS: Saturday, 4 November 2017 - 8.00AM
ENDS: Sunday, 5 November 2017 - 5.00PM

Throw on your togs, break out your boardies, and slap on some sunscreen!

The iconic Mission Beach Aquatic Festival is back! With plenty of fun for the entire family and a great line-up of events, weekends don’t get much better than this!

Grab your mates, grab your kids, grab your gear…

We’ll see you there!

Being held over 2 days, the Aquatic Festival historically has been a mixture of music, events and community. Now reinvigorated after a break, the 2017 Festival will see new activities, markets, music and events!  

Water Ski Races                             Sand Modeling Competition                            Treasure Hunt

Live Entertainment                         Raft Races                                                    Tug-O-War

Lolly Drop                                      Outrigger Corporate Races                             Rotary Beach Bar

Face Painting                                  Fire Twirling                                                 Food & Market Stalls

SUP Yoga                                       Paws on the Beach                                        Car, Bike & Boat Show

CCMC Fun Run/Bike                        The Boat That Isn’t a Boat                             Monster Raffle     



Sat: 9am-Midnight

Sun: 7am-2pm

Rotary Park Wongaling Beach

Come and join in the fun! for more information contact Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre on 4068 7099 or by email info@missionbeachtourism.com.


Saturday 04 Nov 2017

Mission Arts Sea Cave!

STARTS: Saturday, 4 November 2017 - 9.00AM
ENDS: Sunday, 5 November 2017 - 3.29PM

Calling all Kids, come along to the Mission Arts Sea Cave and help make the sea critters come alive with your artistic talents!

Held at Mission Arts - Mission Beach - in conjunction with Mission Beach Aquatic Festival

More information : Information Centre 4068 7099

Saturday 04 Nov 2017

Sand Sculpture & Sand Modeling

STARTS: Saturday, 4 November 2017 - 9.18AM
ENDS: Sunday, 5 November 2017 - 2.00AM

Cassowary Coast Regional Council presents the Sand Sculpture & Sand Modeling Workshop/Competition

With World-Renowned Master Sculptor  Dennis Massoud of ‘Sand In Your Eyes’.

Over two days, come and be astounded by the local creators...

Saturday, 4 November:

9am-12pm Fire Breathing Dragon Sculpture

12pm-12:30pm Sand Modeling Workshop (on the beach for competitors)

12:30pm-2:30pm Sand Modeling Competition

2:30pm-2:45pm Judging

Sunday, 5 November:

10am-12pm Mermaid Sculpture

Sand Modeling Competition (Rules/Requirement)

  • Each competitor will have a 2x2m work area
  • Open theme
  • Sand/water only; No foliage or flora/fauna to be included
  • Competitors must bring 2 household buckets, shovel, hat,sunscreen & water bottle
  • Judging Criteria: Degree of Difficulty, Smooth & Clean,Presentation, Creativity


Saturday 04 Nov 2017

Mission Beach Aquatic Festival Raft Race

STARTS: Saturday, 4 November 2017 - 10.00AM

Come and win a prize! the raft race, proudly sponsored by Raging Thunder, will test out your water skills! Fun for all!

Prizes for winner, best dressed team, encouragement award & more!

Where: Wongaling Beach in front of Rotary Park

Arrive:10:00am registration for a 10:30am race

Get a team together or join a team!

Great fun and prizes!

Contact: Leah Bursztynowicz


or PH: 0458 701 496

or Visitor Information Centre Mission Beach!  4068 7099