The Whitsundays is home to many annual events, so why not time your holiday with one of these special Whitsunday events. Airlie Beach Motor Lodge is located just 200 metres from the main street of Airlie Beach and is the perfect base for attending event activities, while also offering a peaceful sanctuary when you want to get away from the action for a while!
Spring Carnival – Dress To Impress: 22 October 2016
In line with the Spring Carnival feel and in the lead up to the iconic Melbourne Cup they welcome you to this fashion event showcasing fabulous local designers. Enjoy welcome drinks and canapes on the deck with your friends, dress up in your finest Spring Carnival inspired outfits and enjoy the fashion show they have in store for you. Accompanied by an afternoon of musical entertainment, award winning designer Anna Dutton will showcase her latest collection on the catwalk. In addition, Smosh Boutique will showcase their latest collection including both formal and ready-to-wear lines. The event will be hosted at their world-class venue, Lure, featuring musical entertainment and a chance for the ‘best dressed’to win a range of exclusive prizes including the Melbourne Cup inspired grand prize. If you are looking for a unique fashion inspired afternoon of entertainment and enjoyment with your friends, then look no further than thing inspirational event brought to you by Lure at Abell Point Marina.
Airlie Beach Festival of Music: 04 – 06 November 2016
Located at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the Airlie Beach Festival of Music is set in the most beautiful tropical waterfront location in Australia. Geared to an over 30’s audience, escape for an entertaining weekend of quality live music and glorious days under the sun. Featuring internationally and nationally recognised musicians, headline acts include famous 70’s UK rock band 10cc, American Toni Childs, Richard Clapton, Wendy Matthews, Angry Anderson with the James Southwell Band and The Black Sorrows. The main stage sits on the magic shores of the Coral Sea and festival goers can see three main concerts and over 200 musicians performing in the many quaint bars and beachside venues around this fun-filled holiday town. Airlie Beach turns on the northern charm for a perfect party weekend in paradise.