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Dive into Creativity and Nature: Proserpine Hinterland Festival 2025!

Updated: Mar 12

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind celebration right in the heart of Proserpine! The Proserpine Hinterland Festival, happening in May 2025, is set to be a unique blend of art, culture, and nature. Here's what you can look forward to and be involved in:

Artistic Extravaganza: Art Exhibition

The heart of the festival lies in the Art Exhibition, a tribute to "Enchanted Hinterland: A Celebration of Proserpine's Biodiversity." This inclusive platform beckons artists, both members and non-members, to interpret and present their unique perspectives on the region's rich tapestry of nature.

Discover Hidden Treasures: Rock Wallaby Treasure Hunt

Embark on an exciting adventure with the Rock Wallaby Treasure Hunt at the Proserpine Hinterland Festival. Participants, armed with an interactive app, set out to uncover hidden rock wallaby sculptures strategically placed across Proserpine. Along the way, they engage in tasks and activities that blend creativity with environmental awareness, fostering a deeper connection to the region's rich biodiversity. The hunt not only showcases the artistic contributions of Creative Connections Whitsunday (CCW) members but also encourages participants to interact with local businesses, providing a unique opportunity for these establishments to be part of a community-wide celebration.

Members of Creative Connections Whitsunday (CCW) have a unique opportunity to contribute their artistic touch by painting these sculptures, transforming them into captivating pieces of public art. As these artworks become integral to the treasure hunt experience, CCW members enjoy enhanced visibility and recognition within the community, showcasing their talent to a broader audience and fostering a deeper connection with the vibrant cultural tapestry of the Whitsunday Region. This immersive and creative adventure is not just a hunt; it's a celebration of artistic expression and community collaboration.

Unleash Your Creative Spirit at the Handmade Markets

Calling all artisans and creators to join the Handmade Markets at the Proserpine Hinterland Festival, a vibrant showcase of artistic ingenuity. We invite artists to be a part of this bustling hub, presenting their unique creations and innovative products to a diverse audience. The markets provide a platform for local artists to not only exhibit their work but also to engage with the community, fostering connections and expanding their artistic reach. This is an opportunity to contribute to the festival's vibrant atmosphere, enriching the cultural tapestry of Proserpine. Showcase your talent, connect with fellow artists, and experience the myriad benefits of being a part of this dynamic celebration of art and community.

Learn and Connect: Educational Elements

  • Engage in workshops and sessions exploring the artistic and environmental significance of our region.

  • Discover sustainable practices, biodiversity, and the importance of protecting our local environment.

Who Benefits? Everyone!

  • Local Businesses: Increased visibility and potential for new customers.

  • Local Artists: Showcase and sell their work, gaining community recognition.

  • Community Groups: Express cultural, artistic, and environmental contributions.

  • Residents: Engage in a culturally rich festival, fostering community bonds.

Impact on Proserpine: A Tapestry of Unity

  • Fostering community pride through diverse artistic expressions and environmental consciousness.

  • Showcasing and preserving local environmental and cultural heritage.

  • Boosting the local economy by positioning Proserpine as an artistic and environmentally conscious hub.

If you are a local artist would would like to be involved and take advantage of the creative opportunities, please get in touch with us at

We also need your help: by filling out this 2 minute survey, you will help us to assess the customise experiences, align expectations, refine logistics, and gather early insights to enhance satisfaction and engagement effectively.

Mark your calendars! The Proserpine Hinterland Festival is not just an event; it's a celebration that promises a memorable fusion of creativity and nature for our entire community. Join us for an unforgettable experience!

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