The Gladstone Multicultural Association Inc has been heavily involved in the promotion and development of multiculturalism in the Gladstone Region since 1998 with the main event for the year being now the Gladstone Region Multicultural Festival.
The Gladstone Region Multicultural Festival is one of Gladstone’s Premier Events embracing the ideas of peace, education and enjoyment to achieve unity through diversity.
The festival is held in August with Information/Display international Food and Craft stalls from the many different company’s businesses organisations and cultural community’s groups from all of the Gladstone Region.
In 2019 The Gladstone Region Multicultural Festival had attendance of 10,000 people. The event has cemented its place in the region’s annual events calendar and is a draw card for both tourists and locals alike.
The event invites and encourages Industries, Companies, Business, Community Services Providers, Welfare Groups, Community Groups, all Levels Schools, Kindergartens, Sporting Groups Clubs and Non for Profit Organisations to take part in the event.
The Gladstone Region Multicultural Festival develops and promotes the benefits and understanding of a multicultural community. It also offers the opportunity for the promotion of the many companies businesses and organisations and their services and benefits they offer within the Gladstone Region.