Tourism attractions announced


Taking it to the streets: The Seaside Street Food Festival will kick off the Frankston City tourism lineup. Picture: Supplied

FRANKSTON City’s 2018–2019 Tourism Event Attraction program lineup has been announced.

The program will kick off with the Seaside Street Food Festival, which will take place on the Frankston Waterfront between 10 October and 14 October.

The council supported Tourism Event Attraction Program is currently in its third year, with last year’s events attracting 85,000 visitors into the municipality.

Frankston Council mayor Colin Hampton said that the lineup of events would help cement Frankston as a tourist destination.

“The city’s Tourism Event Attraction program has been proven to bring Frankston City alive, by further enhancing Frankston City’s status as a must-see destination for tourism and events on the Mornington Peninsula and within Victoria,” Cr Hampton said.

Other events on the 2018-2019 schedule are as follows:

  • Hotter than Hell, Frankston Park, Saturday 8 December 2018, 2–8pm
  • Stellar Short Film Festival, McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, Saturday 2 March 2019, 6-11.30pm
  • Australian Beach Games, Frankston Waterfront, 16 and 17 March 2019, 11am–10pm
  • Botanika Outdoor Cinema, George Pentland Botanic Gardens, 16-21 April 2019, 5pm–late

First published in the Frankston Times – 17 September 2018

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