Bringing a taste of Hawaii¹s tropical culture to the Sunshine Coast, Pacific Lutheran College’s Aloha OCEANfest 2018 promises something for the whole family! The colourful celebrations will include flavoursome food, the Tiki Bar, fireworks, educational and interactive stands as well as plenty of rides, stalls and live entertainment. Plus - don’t miss the Aloha Raffle, Cent Auction and Big Kuhuna Live Auction! Aloha OCEANfest 2018, in conjunction festival partner Newwave Orthodontics aims to showcase the College on Friday, August 17th to create an environment for the community to join together for an evening of fun. Funds raised will see an investment in digital, interactive technology to enhance learning areas across classrooms at PLC. OCEANfest 2018 is also proud to support the PLC Cambodian team with their endeavours to work alongside the Lutheran Church of Cambodia’s Rainbow Hostel and Life Centre. PLUS…Students - wear your favourite HAWAIIAN SHIRT on OCEANfest Day for a $2 donation!
We are very excited to announce our first prize in the upcoming Aloha Raffle is courtesy of Sunstate Jewellers . Rita has designed and created a gorgeous 18ct white gold tanzanite and diamond halo ring especially for Aloha OCEANfest to reflect the blue waters of the Polynesian Islands. Valued at $5000, the ring is one of the star prizes on offer in the raffle. Look out for the hotly contested BOOK BUYERS PRIZE! Sold raffle ticket butts and money are due back to the PLC Office prior to Wednesday 15th August. For a full list of Raffle prizes and sponsors click here.
Purchase or sell a full book of raffle tickets for entry into this lucky prize multi-draw!
Lunch for two at La Maison du Patissier PLUS a bottle of French Champagne valued at $60
Rebel Sport Gift Card valued at $50
Apple iTunes Gift Card valued at $30
Please return all Aloha Raffle Ticket Books and stubs (sold or unsold) to the main office before Wednesday 15th of August. Please include the correct money or visit Flexi Schools to pay for your book online or to pre purchase additional books.
Pre-purchase rides passes for $35 (pre-purchased by 5pm, Thursday 16th of August.)
Rides on the day cost $5 for small children's rides and $7 for older children's rides. A ride pass can be purchased on the day for $45. Parents who need to be on the rides with their child when their child is too small to ride on their own, are free. Ride passes include unlimited entertainment and amusement rides.
Once again, we will have one of the favourites at OCEANfest - the very popular Cent Auction! To create the prizes for the Cent Auction, it begins with each class collecting new and donated items based on a theme.
We have now collected the Cent Auctions baskets from the P-6 classes and are happy to announce that judging has taken place and our winning classes are:
Dr Dolling was impressed by the high standard of this years Cent Auctions Baskets. As such a three-way tie has been declared and each of these classes will receive a Pizza Party! Mahalo to you all for your support of Aloha OCEANfest 2018!
Join us in the Tiki Bar for a festival drink and enjoy the tasty Tiki Grazing Box.
The amazing team from The Coral Café have created a sumptuous grazing box. Filled with an assortment of cheese, quince, dried fruits, delicious dip, homemade lavosh and crackers, cured meats, an assortment of fresh seasonal fruit and antipasto and finished with a touch of something sweet. This beautiful array will be garnished with organic edible flowers and micro herbs from our kind sponsor Sharon at The Greenshed. A huge thank you to all our generous sponsors: Fowler Lawyers, the Coral Café Pacific Lutheran College, and The Greenshed Palmwoods.
Mark from Shake it up Music has come on board this year, to run the sound system and be the evenings MC. We are truly grateful for his generous support.
Just a reminder that Aloha OCEANfest 2018 is a cashless event once again. Swap your cash for currency online at Flexi Schools OR at our specialty signed booths at the festival. There will be EFTPOS terminals at our bigger stall as well.
Currency will be available to purchase and collect from Pre-sale stalls on the Wednesday 5th and Thursday 16th August. Any currency ordered and paid for before that, either online or through Pre-sale stalls, will be available for collection at OCEANfest from 2:30pm from the Ride Pass and Currency Exchange Tent.
Refunds will be available until 8:30pm with festival patrons alternatively able to use their leftover currency tickets to enter a raffle during the festival and through to end of business Monday.
OCEANfest 2018 is proud to support the PLC Cambodia Project in their endeavours with the Lutheran Church of Cambodia’s Rainbow Hostel and Life Centre. Thank you to senior students Anna, Sophie and Atlanta for presenting OCEANfest at a recent junior assembly (in their fabulous ALOHA attire) to promote both events. The Cambodia Project will feature at OCEANfest including a stall, aiming to raise much-needed funds for the Cambodian people. We look forward to supporting these students in their service to others; a PLC tradition and Lutheran endeavour.
Sponsorship of OCEANfest 2018 is a unique opportunity to connect with our ever growing and diverse community. Due to the success of previous OCEANfests, we have forged many strong partnerships that have enabled us to raise funds, support our community and our student's academic, sporting, social and cultural experiences.
We are extremely grateful for the support of Dr Peter Miles and his team at Newwave Orthodontics and welcome them back for their fourth year running as OCEANfest platinum supporters. Peter's Caloundra practice looks after many PLC students and Newwave are dedicated to creating beautiful new smiles in a friendly and comfortable environment. Blending dental science with art, Newwave Orthodontics utilises advanced technology and treatments to ensure optimal outcomes for you and your family.