Thursday, September 21, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Get Lei’d At Cape Gloucester Resort

Fire dancers, crab races, Hawaiian food, and plenty of barefoot dancing on the sand – the upcoming Tiny Homes Project fundraiser, Get Lei’d Hawaiian Party at Cape Gloucester Resort, is shaping up to be an entertaining event for the whole community to enjoy.

Emceed by comedian Brad Elliot, the whole evening is guaranteed to be full of hilarious moments that will make raising money for such a worthy local cause even more fun.

There will be plenty of auction items up for grabs and other opportunities to donate, such as raffles and party-themed merchandise.

Tiny Homes Project is raising money to help with the construction of four tiny homes in Proserpine dedicated to housing homeless women over 55.

With the help of government grants, Whitsunday Regional Council donated land and Whitsunday Housing, who is the driving force behind the charity, the team are ready to begin building at the end of the year.

Every cent raised at the Tiny Homes Project fundraisers goes straight into the pot, helping the overall project reach its goals quicker.

Guests at the upcoming Get Lei’d fundraiser will enjoy not only a wonderful evening of dancing and merriment, but also the knowledge that every cent they spend is going to a worthy cause.

Each guest will be greeted by a cocktail on arrival and are encouraged to come along in their best Hawaiian-themed attire – the most flamboyant tropical shirt or a colourful straw skirt – and the best dressed will be celebrated with special awards for both Best Hawaiian Male and Female Outfit.

During the evening, there will also be live music from GForce and ViVa Acoustic, both bands made up of talented local musicians who always get people off their seat and the dancefloor packed.

Other entertainment includes the Crab Races, which are sponsored by KC’s Bar & Grill who are well-known for hosting exciting crab races at their lively bar in Airlie Beach and cannot wait to bring this special event to the fundraiser.

With the fire dancers twirling their flames, the live music packing the dancefloor and the crab races getting the crowd pumped, the event is set to be both thrilling and fun.

Free buses are departing Airlie Beach, Cannonvale, and Proserpine, whisking partygoers to the event which starts just before sunset at 5pm.

With the event coming to a close at 10pm, the free buses will escort everyone home safely.

For those that wish to stay, there are camping options available nearby.

Celebrated as one of the best locations for a beach party, Cape Gloucester Resort is looking forward to welcoming partygoers from across the region.

The Tiny Homes Project would like to thank their sponsors, Airlie Fitness, D & C Mechanical Electrical, Whitsunday Transit, Cape Gloucester Resort, Fierce Signage and Airlie Events.

Cape Gloucester Resort will host the Get Lei’d Hawaiian Fundraiser. Photo supplied

KC’s Bar & Grill are sponsoring the evening’s Crab Races. Photo supplied

Fire dancers will entertain the crowd. Photo supplied

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