Milbi Festival 2019

15th – 24th November 2019
Various locations across Bundaberg region

Turtles, arts, culture and Indigenous heritage are the foundation pillars for the festival that will celebrate the unique identity, spirit and livability of the Bundaberg Region.

From Gin Gin to Childers through to Bundaberg and our regional ocean shores, all areas of the region will be activated with the delivery of unique events, workshops, exhibitions, film screenings and performances.

For more information about the Milbi Festival visit the Festival website.

Download the Milbi Festival Program HERE..

Pre-Festival Events

Tradelines Exhibition Opening
Friday, 8 November 2019. 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, 1 Barolin Street, Bundaberg

Turtle Hour
Tuesday, 12 November 2019. 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Participate in Australia’s largest ever experiment ot reduce urban glow. Turn off your lights for one hour for the turtles.

Welcome the Turtles
Tuesday, 12 November 2019. 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Bargara Esplanade

Milbi Festival Events

Milbi Festival Gala Opening Ceremony
Friday, 15 November 2019. 6pm – 7.30pm
Buss Park, Cnr Maryborough and Bourbong Streets, Bundaberg

Bandabara Concert
Friday, 15 November 2019. 7.45pm. $10.
Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg

Milbi Festival Art Walk and Fun Day
Saturday, 16 November 2019. 10am – 4pm.
Bargara – various locations

Milbi at the Hinkler Hall of Aviation
16, 17, 23 & 24 November 2019. 10am – 11am. $5.
Hinkler Hall of Aviation, Mt Perry Road, Bundaberg

Tradelines Exhibition Open Day
Sunday, 17 November 2019. 10am – 2pm.
Bundaberg Art Gallery, 1 Barolin Street, Bundaberg

Muses Trio
Sunday, 17 November 2019. 3pm. $25/$20/$10
Christ Church, Bundaberg

Cultural Tours – CBD Taribelang Language Tours
Sunday, 17 November 2019. 10.30am, 11.30am & 1pm. $15
Bundaberg Art Gallery, 1 Barolin Street, Bundaberg.

Cultural Tours – Creative Regions Story Walks
Sunday, 17 November 2019. 10.30am, 11.30am & 1pm. $15
Bundaberg Art Gallery, 1 Barolin Street, Bundaberg.

Cultural Tours – History Tours with Angela Lathouras
Sunday, 17 November 2019. 10.30am, 11.30am & 1pm. $15
Bundaberg Art Gallery, 1 Barolin Street, Bundaberg.

Bundy’s Bluebird Songwriters Café
Sunday, 17 November 2019. 2pm Workshop. 6pm Show. $15/$25
Workshop: Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg
Show: Oodies Café, North Bundaberg

The Ergon Energy Cavern of Wonder
Sunday, 17 November to Friday, 22 November 2019. Various times. $2
Sugarland Tavern, Heidke Street, Bundaberg

Milbi Stories
Monday, 18 November to Friday, 22 November 2019. Various locations across Bundaberg

Small Island
Wednesday, 20 November 2019. 6.30pm. $25/$20/$15
Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg

Visiting Writer Caylie Jeffery
Thursday, 21 November 2019. 6.15pm – 8pm.
Bundaberg Library, Woondooma Street, Bundaberg.

Creature Feature and Plant Smart
Friday, 22 November 2019. 3.40pm and 4.30pm.
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, Mt Perry Road, Bundaberg

Pop Up Pictures in the Park
Friday, 22 November 2019. 6pm – Finding Nemo and 8pm – Out of the Shadows.
Fairymead House lawn, Thornhill Street, Bundaberg

Rendezvous at the Zoo
Saturday, 23 November 2019. 7am – 8am Breakfast $15/$10. 8.30am – 11am Activities
Alexandra Park Zoo, Quay Street, Bundaberg

Gallery Shop + Local Designer Launch
Saturday, 23 November 2019. 3pm – 4pm.
Bundaberg Art Gallery, 1 Baroin Street, Bundaberg

Pacific Island Experience
Saturday, 23 November 2019. 3pm – 7pm.
Civic Centre and Buss Park, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg.

Twilight Artisan and Handmade Market
Saturday, 23 November 2019. 4pm – 7pm.
Post Office Lane, Bundaberg.

Milbi Stories – Closing Event featuring Topology and ABC Wide Bay’s Voices in the Dark
Saturday, 23 November 2019.7pm. $10.
Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg

Milbi Mini Film Festival
Sunday, 24 November 2019. 10am. 12.30pm. 2.30pm. $10/$20.
Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg.

If staying in Bundaberg during the Milbi Festival book Bundaberg accommodation for the night and stay with Villa Mirasol Motor Inn, a five-minute walk to the Bundaberg CBD. Convenient and comfortable Bundaberg accommodation.

Present your Milbi Festival tickets when booking your Villa accommodation and we will give you 10% off! Ts & Cs apply. Book direct to save: phone 07 4154 4311

Contact Us

Reception Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
Saturday - Sunday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

Check In: 1:00pm
Check Out: 10:00am

Your room will be serviced daily (excluding Public Holidays)

Guests planning to arrive after 9:00PM on weekdays and after 8:00PM on weekends and Public Holidays must contact us in advance to arrange for a late check in.
A credit card must be used to secure the booking and be presented by the cardholder at check in along with matching photo identification.

Villa Mirasol Motor Inn

225 Bourbong Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670
Phone: 07 4154 4311
Email: info@villa.net.au

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