The Countdown is on! Just 9 days until the CQUniversity Village Festival wows the Capricorn Coast!

Put your best dancing shoes on and pull out those paintbrushes – this year’s Village Festival is set to be one of the best yet – with ten action packed days of entertainment bring the Capricorn Coast to life!

Kicking off with the Opening night it’s time to channel your inner flapper or roaring 1920’s gentleman for the CQUniversity Village Festival Speakeasy Prohibition Party. Thanks to event partners McGrath Real Estate Capricorn Coast and Kingsway Property Development you’ll be back in the roaring 1920s, music playing, flappers dancing around and around, bubbly flowing… Life is good!

Yeppoon Town Hall will be transformed into a Roaring 20’s Speakeasy, featuring a delicious grazing entrée, alternate drop dinner and surprise sweet treats, PLUS live music by Amelia and Groove Traders. Listen to smooth, well-known, Jazz standards followed by a main course of crowd-favourite anthems while you dance the night away.

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Continue the fun the same weekend at The CQUniversity Village Festival Park Sessions proudly supported by Bendigo Bank. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon listening to local artists Kyle and Celeste; Chris Schick; and Amelia and the Grizzly Trio for our Park Sessions in Emu Park. Get a bite to eat from the food vans, bring your picnic blankets, grab a drink from the licenced bar and soak up the sun.

Gather your friends and family and join us for CQUniversity Village Festival’s main event! Experience live music from both local and traveling artists including the highly renowned blues band, Mason Rack Band as well as the 80’s vs 90’s Show and our highly anticipated headline act, Choirboys performing on the main stage on Saturday! Be sure to get down early to get yourself a great spot on the foreshore lawns.

CQUniversity Village Festival Chair Danny Carr said there is something for everyone again at this years Festival.

“Visitors can browse the many market stalls, check out the local food vendors and grab a drink with plenty to keep you entertained over the entire weekend on the beautiful Capricorn Coast.”

“We’ve got the exciting new Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre Crafternoons precinct trading across Friday and Saturday on the foreshore, we’re joined by Yep Brewing, Blackflag Brewing, Heads of Noosa Brewing Co., Ballistic Beer and Your Mates Brewing so grab your friends and settle in to enjoy the live music.”

“With a variety of workshops, including paint and sip and watercolour classes, plus a not to be missed comedy night at VUE & SALT we are so excited to present this year’s festival to the community,” said Danny.

The CQUniversity Village Festival runs from the 5th to the 14th of August across the Capricorn Coast. To see the full program of events, visit

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