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Celebrating Multiculturalism since 1999

The Mareeba Multicultural Festival is proudly supported by Mareeba Shire Council and the Queensland Government through the Celebrating Multicultural Queensland funding programme. Delivered by the Mareeba Multicultural Festival Advisory Committee, a special Committee of the Mareeba Shire Council, the festival is deeply connected to the local community. The current members of the Mareeba Multicultural Festival Advisory Committee are:

  • Frank Avolio
  • Nonoa Bajramovic
  • Giuliano Cordenos
  • Fred Cristaldi
  • Samanthia Dooley
  • Sabrina Liaver
  • Milabelle Krauss
  • Fatime Metou
  • Daphne Ngan-Woo
  • Iuto Patolo
Experience the Festival

Eat! Dance! Celebrate!

The festival is made possible with support by generous local sponsors and donors who contribute to the all-day raffle and major prize draws. The Mareeba Multicultural Festival acknowledges the contribution of the supporters of the event, since 1999.

The Advisory Committee is proud to promote community cohesion in the Mareeba community, and to showcase our rich and thriving cultural diversity.

Incredible performances

Volunteers & visitors

Celebrate multiculturalism

Music & dancing

Great fun for the kids

Experience culture

Merchandise & Prizes
  • Raffle prizes throughout the day
  • Lucky door prizes
  • Multicultural Festival merchandise!
Available Cuisines
  • Chinese food
  • Albanian delicacies
  • Italian traditional foods
  • Great coffee
  • So many more!
  • Aboriginal performers
  • Tongan dancers
  • Chinese dance
  • Edelweiss dance performance
  • Song, music and dance by many cultures!

The free, one day Festival includes dance and music by hundreds of performers from different ethnic groups and fabulous food from more than 20 stalls, providing opportunities to experience many different cuisines.

Social cohesion, acceptance and mutual understanding are promoted through the sharing of different cultural experiences.