04 October 2017
Rush Festival (5 - 21 October) is a celebration of creativity, arts, culture and heritage that ignites the Gympie region with colour, music, dance, art, theatre, film, poetry and fun throughout the month of October. Rush Festival’s diverse collaborative program creatively entwines grassroots events and celebrations with the internationally acclaimed Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival, Gold Rush Festival and Widgee Bush Balladeers.
From art competitions, masterclasses, and debates to theatre, concerts, comedy acts, and family fun there is something for everyone to enjoy and experience during Rush Festival. The festival welcomes people from all walks of life to enjoy, engage, create, learn, grow, film, play, act, dance, sing and connect in the Gympie region. Come for a day or stay for the month to truly engage and appreciate this unique region during the Rush Festival.
06 September 2017
Well known medieval performer and educator and Sunshine Castle resident Knight Sir Justyn, features regularly in the Sunshine Castle during School Holidays and will return this September for his monthly displays at the castle.
Be sure not to miss the canon fire or the weapons and armour talks or one of his ever changing archery challenges, jousting or trebuchet firing activities. Sir Justyn brings history to life and appears to have an answer for even the tricky questions. Get up close and personal and enjoy the different elements of his medieval themed interactive displays.
All children must be accompanied by their parent or guardian at all times. Activity is free with castle admission.
19 March 2017
Autumn is here and weather is fantastic. We still have availability during March so call us to secure a great rate. Check out our fantastic "mid-week renovation" specials* for March and give us a ring direct 07 5443 5988.
* NOTE: We are currently undergoing replacement of windows and doors to the building as part of remedial work. The building will still be up and operational for holiday bookings of course. Work will only be performed on weekdays between 8.00am & 4.30pm with all work ceasing on weekends and school holidays.
21 January 2017
Some external building work will be done around Elouera Tower in February and March
(no work will be done over the weekends), so we will be kick starting the year with some "Renovation Deals".
Give us a CALL and talk A DEAL.
PH: 07 5443 5988
07 January 2017
The Ginger Factory’s iconic Ginger Flower and Food Festival is back for its 21st year and promises to delight the senses with three spectacular days of food, flowers and entertainment for all.
From Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd January 2017 the park will burst alive with colour, showcasing the largest and most exquisite range of ornamental gingers and heliconias that thrive in our sub-tropical climate.
A must-do for foodies and garden lovers alike. Come and share in the celebration of all that is local to the Sunshine Coast. The 2017 Ginger Food and Flower Festival is an event the whole family will enjoy. Don’t miss it!