Bay festival a seafood treat
MULLET-throwing and prawn-eating are just two of the fun competitions at today’s Tin Can Bay Seafood Festival.
Combine those with bands, solo singers, belling dancing, cooking demonstrations, Harley Davidson parade, shorebird walks, camel rides, helicopter flights, red claw racing and a children’s skateboard competition, and you’ve got a guaranteed good time – and that’s just the tip of iceberg – or the prawn as the case may be.
There’s so much fun to be had and so many activities to watch or participate in, the festival has to continue tomorrow.
Both days get underway on the Tin Can Bay foreshore from 9am, and finish at 5pm.
There’s even a boat being raffled, and at $5 per ticket you could find yourself with an early Christmas present.
The Festival of Birds is being introduced as part of the Seafood Festival and you can find out all about it on pages 18 and 19 of today’s paper.
If you’re not quite convinced, then how about trying your hand at candle making, or visit the camping, fishing and boating show, have a go on the mechanical surf board, or put your hand up to be in The Gympie Times’ best bum in jeans competition.
Wherever in the region you are, it’s worth the drive to the Bay.