Hello Koalas Festival
Various venues around Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444, Australia
6th June 2019 to 9th June 2019
Hello Koalas Festival is an annual event over the June Long Weekend, celebrating Australia's best loved animal. Building on the success of the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail with its 60+ koala sculptures in Port Macquarie-Hastings, Hello Koalas Festival is great fun for all ages. Enjoy special events and activities along the Trail including Port Macquarie's famed Koala Hospital, Port Macquarie Museum and its Forestry koalas and National Parks' Sea Acres Rainforest Centre with Hello Koalas sculptures nestling along the rainforest boardwalk. 'Paint your own Koalas' at the Festival's popular art making workshops and take home your masterpiece for the family mantlepiece. Enjoy Hello Koalas High Teas at Rydges with Koala Cookies and Cupcakes. Visit the "Hello Koalas" themed foreshore markets on Saturday 8 June and bring your classic car along for the Hello Koalas Cars and Coffee morning. Trophies awarded for the best of the best. Celebrate with family and friends at the Hello Koalas Festival Picnic at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard on Sunday 9 June, with a musical program featuring local singers and musicians, delicious foods and a treasure trove of stalls. Win great prizes too with lots of games organised by the crew from National Parks.