Welcome to the Surfrider Foundation Eco Challenge Gold Coast 2016
This FREE event is a family friendly, 100% solar powered, sustainable, community, surfing lifestyle fundraising event on Saturday 19th of March 2016, 12 midday – 5pm at southern side of Tugun SLSC, 29 O’Connor St, Tugun QLD 4224 as part of the Bleach* Festival and is a major fundraiser for Surfrider Foundation.
Straight after the Eco Challenge…Toolona Street Festival (at the same location) will kick off (see below)
Below is the current lineup. There is more to come so keep up with the latest here & on our Facebook page.
Ride your bike & leave the car at home. All cyclists will be rewarded on arrival with monitored secure bike racks & gifts from City of Gold Coast – Active Travel department.
12 midday – Welcome to Country will be presented by the Banaam mob at the Buskers by the Sea Stage – Powered by Southern Cross University Sunflower Solar Sound System
12:15 – Roots of Surfing Teams Challenge & Expression Session with prizes donated by Patagonia Burleigh Heads, Vissla, Stone & Wood Brewing, Barefoot Wines & Bubbly, Soul Safari Surf Travel & Surf Organic and trophies made by Palm Beach MenShed, Mental Health Services Gold Coast
All arvo – Wooden Surfboard displays – White Pipi Surfboards
5 pm – Presentation for Roots of Surfing Teams Challenge & Expression Session
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IMMEDIATELY after Surfrider Foundation Eco Challenge…Toolona Street Festival licks in from 4.00pm – 9.00pm
Tugun’s most famous resident, the iconic 90-year-old Moreton Bay Fig Tree takes centre stage once again as Bleach* Festival’s series of infamous street parties roll on.
Discover the history of ‘Jungen’ (Tugun) as Banaam Events share the rich ties of the Gold Coast’s ‘Saltwater Mobs,’ through expressions of art, music, workshops, food and storytelling from Elders.
After making new friends at one of the long communal dining tables, stroll beneath the lantern lights and branches of that beloved fig and wander into a twilight bliss as the sounds of Electrik Lemonade, DEEDS, Robbie Miller and Ivey emanate into the night.