MERMAIDS AND MYTHICAL CREATURES WILL OCCUPY THE SANDS AND STREETS OF SURFERS PARADISE THIS FEBRUARY AS THE PRECINCT HOSTS THE 2017 SAND SAFARI ARTS FESTIVAL.
to 26 and includes an array of events for the entire family to celebrate the Gold Coast’s sun, surf and sand. The annual festival launches with which hosts the country’s most talented sculptors as they intricately carve life-sized masterpieces tonnes of sand from February 10-12. Festivalgoers can vote for their favourite creation, with 4pm on February 12. The celebration doesn’t end at the beach, with the excitement extending beyond Surfers Paradise works of sand art will appear in hotel lobbies, libraries and shopping centres, for example, in 12 Sand Trail locations from Coolangatta to Loganholme. Surfers Paradise. Known locally for creating the enormous green tentacles that overtook The Islander during Sand Safari 2016, Luke has produced hundreds of innovative sculptures, among them giant squids attacking cities and trees accented with oversized googly eyeballs. Safari is an interactive event with an array of free and fun activities for families and children including sand art and workshops on the art, from bold murals and inspiring photography to pop-up galleries, will feature throughout the Surfers Paradise precinct to provide more opportunities for discovery and wonder. It provides a wonderful opportunity to rediscover Surfers Paradise, while experiencing the precinct’s friendly attractions that form the Gold Coast's "6th Theme Park".