Organisers pleased with success of Reef Festival
THIS year’s Whitsunday Reef Festival is being dubbed the biggest and best yet with record crowds enjoying all the thrills and spills of the spectacular four-day event.
Reef Festival organiser Margie Murphy said the festival was the most successful it had been in years.
“Timomatic was definitely a major drawcard for people of all ages and the overall popularity of the event is growing,” she said.
“There was a record number of people attending the family fun day at the Airlie Beach lagoon on Sunday, which turned out to be such a beautiful day.”
Families enjoyed the long list of free activities including entertaining circus workshops, threelegged races and the egg and spoon competitions which were extremely popular with kids.
Ms Murphy said some of the highlights included the impressive Beach Music stage, sensational festival atmosphere and walking down the newlook main street.
“We were really happy with how fabulous main street looked and how much work was done in the last week to pull it all together,” she said.
“We are already looking forward to next year and are hoping to expand the festival so we won’t have to cram so much in, in such a short amount of time.”