Frankston Waterfront Festival
On the 17th and 18th of January, come join the fun as the Frankston waterfront comes alive during the Frankston Waterfront Festival. This summer festival holds fun activities for the entire family.
Enjoy The Best Of The Mornington Peninsula
The 2015 Frankston Waterfront Festival is now in its 16th year and is one of Frankston's major community events. Over the years, this festival has expanded beyond its original roots as a multicultural event. It now features everything from popular culture exhibits and attractions, to children's activities.
You can enjoy all sorts of activities and entertainment including:
- Live entertainment - all free
- The Challenge Arena - featuring many 'come and try' activities for anyone of any age
- Fantastic locally grown produce, food and wine
- Community group exhibits and activities.
Activities that will be happening during this renowned Mornington Peninsula event will include events such as human bowling, beach cricket, martial arts demonstrations, and circus skills exhibits.
There will be no lack of food and drink during the Frankston Waterfront Festival. Take in some of the region's best food and wine offerings. You will easily be able to spend an entire weekend here, with something to appeal to every member of your family. You can take an afternoon and settle in at the B'ariste Wine and Cafe Lounge or the Two Brothers Brewery Beer Garden.
A definite must see at the festival is the Taste, See and Explore exhibit. This is a business showcase that highlights all of the area's best tourism attractions. You'll find food, fashion, wine, art, and much, much more.
Exciting Beach Activities
Enjoy soaking up some rays and cooling off in the water with some beach activities like the infamous beach soccer competition held on the pristine beaches of Frankston during the festival. You'll see tricks from some of the state's best soccer players, as well as a beach soccer tournament presented by the Australian Football Skool. Additionally, you or anyone in your group can take part in some of the hands-on workshops about this exciting beach sport.
How about a game of croquet or perhaps some craft activities? You can find these and other activities such as environmental displays, an interactive children's garden and cooking demonstrations during the Frankston Waterfront Festival.
The Bustling Waterfront Town Of Frankston
Considered to be a vibrant, urban waterfront destination, you'll find that nature, arts, and culture all meet in Frankston. You'll discover many diverse and vibrant communities located in Frankston - and all will bring a sense of fun and excitement to your holiday.
In addition to the Frankston Waterfront Festival, you can enjoy visiting cutting-edge art and cultural facilities. Take a day to visit the Chisholm Institute of TAFE or Monash University.
Frankston also features many nature-based attractions as well. You can visit such places as Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve, the Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve, and the Frankston Reservoir. These, and other attractions will give you sense of the beautiful natural landscape of the area.
Take a stroll on the pristine beaches or take in a round of golf in Frankston. There's also a multitude of shopping and market options for those seeking some buying fun. Take in a day at the spa at one of Frankston's many health and well being outlets.
When you are making plans for your fantastic Frankston holiday, make sure that you and your travelling companions enjoy the comforts of home by choosing a spacious Frankston holiday rental. Don't just settle for a traditional hotel stay. Choose an option that offers amenities such as a full kitchen, multiple living spaces - basically, all the comforts of home.
You will absolutely love your experience at the Frankston Waterfront Festival, as well as the many sights and sounds of Frankston.
*Banner Image from Michael Fitzgerald