If Woodstock is for the hard-core music lovers, then the Kirra Surfstock Festival is meant for the certified beach bums and surf breakers. Indeed, the Gold Coast will not be as popular as it is today if not for the fantastic beaches that dot the area, as well as the rolling waves that are a favorite of surfers.
To gather all those who love the sand & sea, the council comes up with the surfing lifestyle event called Kirra Surfstock Festival.
What the Festival Is About
The event is mainly a non-profit project of the community. It simply wants to drive people at the beach and celebrate and appreciate the bounties of the sea. Moreover, it helps to raise awareness on the conservation of the waters and the protection of marine life.
It is normally held all around the region of Kirra, which is found in the southern part of Gold Coast. It kicks off on November 12 and ends at November 14.
What to Do
With over 3,000 people coming in to celebrate the affair, there is no doubt you can have a lot of fun mingling and getting to know as many cultures as possible. Needless to say, the entire area becomes festive with almost all types of activities you can participate in. For one, you can expect several competitions, some of them related to surfing. There are competitions for adults and teens. You can also join the beach walk and book launches. For those who are looking for souvenirs, you can head to the beach market and find the best produce, as well as arts and crafts.
The kids, on the other hand, can spend most of their time among with the other children, doing workshops, games, and sandcastles. Art lovers can listen to kick-ass music or watch the best surfing movies of all time. You can also do a worthwhile cause by participating in charity fund-raising events. In fact, you can support your own candidate at the Ms. Surfstock Beauty Quest.
It is going to be a fun-filled week in Gold Coast and the Kirra region, and surely you will not miss it for the world. If you cannot catch the event today, you can start booking now for next year. 2011 holds better and bigger surprises for all participants.Visit www.kirrasurfstock.com.au for details
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