Fetes Fairs Festivals in Brisbane/Qld

Festival MarqueeWith an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, Queensland's wonderful year-round climate ensures the state is blessed with a variety of special events each month - from Street Festivals to School Fetes, Community Fairs to Family Fun days - there's always fabulous family entertainment available for those who love the great outdoors.

The Fetes, Fairs and Festivals website is a comprehensive guide to what's on in Brisbane and regional Queensland, listing a range of community-based, family friendly special events and functions.

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Brisbane Festival 2017

Sep 9th - 30th : Brisbane Festival

Each September, Brisbane Festival explodes across the city with a thrilling program of theatre, music, comedy, dance, cabaret, circus, opera, film, visual arts and major public events such as Sunsuper Riverfire - South Brisbane Qld

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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Sep 15th - 24th : Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has been growing bigger, brighter and more colourful each year. It is the longest running floral event of its kind in Australia as the premiere celebration of flowers, food, wine, culture, entertainment and all things spring! With a vibrant street parade, fascinating flowers, and floral displays, fabulous food, wondrous wine, awe-inspiring art, imaginative interactive workshops and exceptional entertainment, the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has something for everyone! - various locations around Toowoomba.

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Sept 19 to 23 - Winton Outback Festival

The famous outback town of Winton, home of the famous Waltzing Matilda song, welcomes you to the biennial Outback Festival. You’re in for a real Outback adventure with lashings of quirky experiences served up with warm outback hospitality. Winton, Western Qld - Winton Western Qld

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Sept 22 to 24 - Cleveland Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4x4 Expo

The Cleveland Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4x4 Expo will showcase some of Queensland and Australia’s best, caravan, motorhome, camper trailer, boating, fishing, 4×4 and vehicle dealers, all in the one location, allowing visitors to shop and compare products and services easily. The event will also showcase dozens of complementary companies, providing a whole range of products and services, including holiday and touring information, camping, 4×4, vehicle and boating accessories, insurance services, bush cooking, tools, electrical and more. The event will provide a great day out (or three) for the entire family, with stacks of daily entertainment, prizes, competitions and more. We look forward to seeing you at the Cleveland Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4x4 Expo !! - Cleveland Showgrounds Cleveland Qld

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Sept 23 - FESTURI

FESTURI Annual Multicultural Festival a Special Experience for all the Family. Immerse your senses in the vibrant and dynamic myriad of international styles, colours, and flavours. Explore the various art forms, interactive workshops music, dance, international foods and more. Welcoming the many new acts from Trinidad to Colombia and everywhere in between. We welcome you to come and partake. Capturing the essence of many nations coming together as one global community, right here on our Sunshine Coast. FESTURI offers a place to connect share and celebrate our differences. With the Global Stage, Acoustic Stage, Drumming Workshop, Children's Festival and Around the Street, our program offers something for everyone. - Caloundra Sunshine Coast Qld

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Sep 23-24th : Kunjiel Corroboree

We invite you to experience the 2 day festival event on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) that is KUNJIEL, meaning Corroboree in local traditional Aboriginal language. This 2 day festival event celebrating Indigenous music, dance, arts and culture in Brisbane's backyard is the main event of Queensland's Quandamooka Festival. 11am to 7.30pm Saturday and 11am to 4.30pm Sunday - 100 east coast road, Dunwich QLD

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Sept 29 to Oct 1 - Wallaby Creek Festival

Wallaby Creek Festival is a 3 day celebration of music and the arts, surrounded by the beautiful tropical rainforest of far north Queensland. With 3 magical days of musicians, artists and workshops entwined with an amazing and diverse collection of market stalls and crafters, healing spaces, dedicated children's festival and activities, crafts, street artists and entertainers, Wallaby Creek Festival is a wonderful family-focused event - Home Rule Rainforest Lodge - Rossville, Cooktown

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Sep 30th : Sunsuper Riverfire

Sunsuper Riverfire, everyone's favourite pyrotechnic night, returns to mark the end of this year's Brisbane Festival. Our city skyline lights up in an explosion of colour on Saturday 26 September. Triple M’s live broadcast starts in the afternoon, along with the breath-taking aerial displays. Channel Nine’s exclusive coverage begins at 6.30pm. The fireworks extravaganza, set to a brand new soundtrack, is at 7pm. : Brisbane River, Brisbane.

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Sep 30th : Citra Malaysia Cultural Festival

The Citra Malaysia Cultural Festival is a one-day multicultural event, hosted by the Malaysian Students’ Council of Australia (MASCA) Queensland Chapter, bringing Malaysian food stalls, hands-on cultural and arts activities and exhibitions to the heart of Brisbane City. Come and experience all that Malaysian has to offer! 10am to 4pm : King George Square, 100 Adelaide St, Brisbane.

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Sep 30th : Maroochydore Uniting Church Spring Fair

Our Spring Fair and Car Boot Sale will be held on Saturday 30 September from 7am to 12 noon. There's a variety of stalls with books, crafts, cakes, preserves, collectables, toys, pre-loved clothes, bric-a-brac, etc. Morning tea refreshments. We will also have some car boot sale spaces available. Please phone Pam on 0412178964 if you are interested in a car boot space. : Maroochydore Uniting Church, 6 Millwell Road, Maroochydore.

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Sep 30th to Oct 1 : Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy

Each year close to 600 prime movers travel along the Warrego Highway to Gatton as part of the Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy. The convoy leaves from Brown and Hurley Toowoomba and BP Archerfield Brisbane and converges in Gatton for a day of family fun and entertainment. Gates open at 9am and there's live music throughout the day until midnight. Come and join them to honour and remember truck drivers who have lost their lives, and to pay respect to the drivers who are out on the road every day working hard to make sure you have everything you need. Come along and enjoy live entertainment, kids rides and activities, market stalls, food and drinks available, licensed bar, auction, truck display and Ute Show 'n' Shine. : Gatton Racecourse, Gatton.

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Sep 30th to Oct 2 : Townsville Glendi Festival

This year's Townsville Glendi Festival will be held over the October long weekend. Festival goer's senses will come alive with traditional music and dancing displays, delectable foods and cooking demonstrations from around the Mediterranean. There will also be a variety of children's entertainment and fun­filled activities for the whole family to be involved in. The festival is proud to offer the community an opportunity to reflect on the values and traditions that have helped shape our country and, more importantly, our region. : Riverway - Village Blvd, Townsville.

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Cheese to Please Festival

Oct 1 : Cheese to Please Festival

Send your taste buds into overdrive with Brisbane’s biggest cheese festival. The ‘Cheese To Please’ Festival will be an eclectic mix of all things cheese, charcuterie, condiments, wine, craft beer and ciders to name a few. Located in the scenic garden and river location of Newstead House, get ready to chill out and relax with a cheese extravaganza whilst listening to some great live music and entertainment on Sunday 1st October. Inspired by our love of the cheese, the ‘Cheese To Please’ Festival will quite simply take you into a ‘tasting heaven’. 10:00am to 5:00pm - Newstead Park, Newstead.

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Oct 1 : Oktoberpole

OKTOBERPOLE will be taking place on Oktober 1st in King George Square, honouring the tradition by raising the pole in front of the Town Hall by the Burschenverein (Young Farmers Association). With a 10am start, Oktoberfest Brisbane will be serving up traditional entertainment as we in conjunction with the German Consulate, officially welcome OKTOBERPOLE to Brisbane. There will be food, drinks, music and Human Foosball also on offer! - King George Square Brisbane.

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Oct 5 to 8 - Reef Feast Palm Cove

Reef Feast Palm Cove is one of Far North Queensland’s premier community events, celebrating our unique region’s fine cuisine, produce, live music, culture and lifestyle. Restaurants, cafes, local produce stalls will be offering tastes to tempt the most discerning palates as well as local live music, busk stops, circus shows, market stalls galore and a new dedicated youth area for the kids. Something for EVERYONE to enjoy! : Palm Cove North Qld

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Oct 6th : Musgrave Hill Twilight Fete

Musgrave Hill State School is holding a fete on the 6th October from 3pm - 7pm. There are rides, food, games, class stalls, local community stalls, great raffles, cent auction and many more. If you would like to hold a stall please contact the school on 55313919. We also have unlimited ride passes available for $25 before the 5th October, otherwise they are $30 on the day or $5 per ride. Entry is free. Bring the family along for a fabulous evening of fun! 2 Nakina Street, Southport.

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Oct 6th - 8th : Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane is proudly Australia’s largest German Festival and one of Brisbane’s major events! Join us over the weekends of 6-8 & 13-15 of Oktober, as we celebrate all things German. Bring your family and friends to the Brisbane Showgrounds and experience the atmosphere and spectacle that is Oktoberfest Brisbane. See the Brisbane Showgrounds transformed into a mini Bavaria, showcasing some of Germany’s finest food, drinks, entertainment and hospitality. Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills.

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Oct 7 - Babinda Harvest Festival

The Babinda Harvest Festival is an annual Babinda event. In this sugar town, it celebrates the start of the sugarcane harvest as well as celebrating the harvesting of other tropical produce from our region - bananas, pawpaws, tropical flowers and vailla to name a few. The Street parade starts at 3:30pm and there wil be fireworks at 9pm. Come along for great food, live music and entertainment for all ages. 3.30pm to 9.00pm : Babinda Showgrounds Babinda.

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Oct 7 - St Hilda's School Fete and Morgan's Art Show

St Hilda's School Fete and Morgan's Art Show really has something for everyone. Highlights include market stalls, preserves, books and homewares. Enjoy fabulous food, games, activities, performances and live entertainment. There's 12 amazing rides to scream your way through along with fireworks in the evening to wrap up the celebrations. 12pm to 7pm : 52 High Street, Southport Qld.

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Oct 7 to 21 - Torimba Festival

The Torimba Festival is Ravenshoe’s biggest community event and is held annually in October. The word Torimba is derived from Tourism and Timber. The Torimba Festival which includes the timber craft exhibition known as the Festival of the Forest promotes Ravenshoe’s heritage as a former timber town as well as marketing the area for tourists to visit. Torimba fosters community spirit and unites the town and district. Highlights include the Torimba Ball, Miss & Master Torimba funday, Mardi Gras & parade, street stalls and Festival of the Forest Timber Display : Ravenshow Qld

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Oct 7 to 21 - Ingham Maraka Festival

The Maraka Festival is the Hinchinbrook Shires longest running festival, as it has been running for over 50 years. The annual festival is held over two weeks in October and is crammed with activities. The highlight of the festival is the Mardi Gras which is held in Rotary Park on the last day of events. There's steam train rides, cocktail night, Try-Athlon, rock and roll dinner dance, afternoon tea, pet parade, float procession, finishing with entertainment and fireworks in Rotary Park : Ingham Qld

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Festitalia

Oct 8 - Festitalia

Festitalia is a one-day festival of all things Italian! The festival includes a line-up of artists, entertainers, dancers, singers, performers and food experiences. There will be a number of delicious food stalls will pay tribute to the famous foods and flavours of Italy there will be everything from authentic espresso, pizza, calamari to cannoli, gnocchi to Nutella doughnuts, granita to Italian sausages, and more! Festitalia promotes the richness of the Italian cultural heritage by passionately applauding the contributions made by the strong Italian community in Queensland and is a celebration of life, love and family. 10.30am to 7pm : Spencer Park Newmarket Brisbane Qld.

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Oct 13th - 15th : Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane is proudly Australia’s largest German Festival and one of Brisbane’s major events! Join us over the weekends of 6-8 & 13-15 of Oktober, as we celebrate all things German. Bring your family and friends to the Brisbane Showgrounds and experience the atmosphere and spectacle that is Oktoberfest Brisbane. See the Brisbane Showgrounds transformed into a mini Bavaria, showcasing some of Germany’s finest food, drinks, entertainment and hospitality. Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills.

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Marymount Spring Fete

Oct 14th : Marymount Spring Fete

This year's Marymount Spring Fete will be bigger than ever! We have a BBQ & Bar, Books, Cakes, Chocolate Toss, Cent Auction, Craft, Face Painting & Temporary Tattoos, Crazy Hair, Fairy Floss & Ice Cups, Money Tree & Raffles, Preloved Clothing, White Elephant, Food Trucks, Live Music and Entertainment and much more! RIDES PASS PRE-SALE: Unlimited rides on 7 Thrill & Family Rides $25 purchased online at www.trybooking.com/RAXA before 8/10/17 ($35 on the day. Be sure to "save the date" and come along for a fun day out - we'd love to you there! 11am to 5pm - 261-283 Reedy Creek Road, Burleigh Waters Gold Coast.

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Oct 14th : Canterbury College "30th Anniversary" Fair

The Canterbury Fair is here! Join us on Saturday 14 October for our 30th Anniversary Fair - a wonderful afternoon and evening including rides, a car show, games, food and drinks, entertainment, market stalls, fireworks and more. The event is free for anyone to attend. 1.00pm to 7.30pm - Old Logan Village Rd, Waterford.

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Oct 14th : Fairholme Spring Fair

Mark this exciting event in your calendar! Don’t miss all the fun of the Fairholme Spring Fair on October 15 from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy a delightful day in very pleasant surrounds, taking in outstanding performances, a huge variety of specialty stalls, sideshow alley, the famous ‘Fairholme Fashion Parade’, delicious food, refreshing drinks, carnival rides and so much more! 10am to 3pm - 40 Wirra Wirra Street, Toowoomba.

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Oct 14th : Bracken Ridge State School Spring Fair

Come and enjoy a fantastic fun-filled day at the Bracken Ridge State School Spring Fair Spring Fair. Highlights include carnival rides, food trucks, all day entertainment (featuring The Voice Finalist Ellen Reed), Market stalls - Cakes, Sweets, Books, Toys and more. Finishing the night with a brilliant Fireworks display. Fun for the whole family. 2pm to 7pm - Denham St, Bracken Ridge.

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Oct 14th : St Sebastian's Primary School Fete

The bi-annual St Sebastian's Primary School Fete is on again with all the attractions you love to experience at your local school fete. Bring your family & friends! Come for lunch, stay for dinner & enjoy the gourmet & street food on offer. There will be rides & activities for kids of all ages, a 2nd hand book store, our bar & cafe, vintage treasures, live entertainment, craft, animals, raffles, games & more. Don't miss the FUN! 11:30am til' 7:00pm - 141 Kadumba Street, Yeronga.

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Oct 14th : Chinchilla One Long Table

The One Long Table event in the heart of Chinchilla is a family friendly celebration of multiculturalism through food, dance and music. Join us for loads of free entertainment, kids activities and a large variety of food and drink. 4pm to 9pm - Heeney Street, Chinchilla.

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Oct 14th : Milton State School - Fair on the Green

Our annual Fete, held in mid October each year, is a much anticipated community event and our schools biggest fundraiser. This mini Ekka is a fair for all ages and includes; wildlife shows, baby animal farms, showbags, fairy floss, junior and senior rides.....and as the sun goes down...the fun does not go down....the event continues into the evening with free movie, live music, games van, beer and wine tent and food vans. Don't forget our market, food and community group stalls!! 1pm to 9pm - Gregory Park, Milton.

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Oct 14th : Silkstone State School Spring Fair

Silkstone State School annual fun day fundraiser is our Spring Fair - a great family day out with something for everyone from fantastic rides, car displays, Eat Street Cafe, performances, stalls, raffles, games, displays, activities and more. Entry is free with Unlimited Ride Armbands available. Hope to see you at the Silkstone Spring Fair - 8am-2pm - Molloy Street, Silkstone.

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Oct 14th : Wishart State School Spring Carnival

Come along and join in with our school community at this year's Wishart State School Spring Carnival. We'll be showcasing performances from the children, school choirs and bands, even our teachers. There will be Carnival rides for all ages, animal farm, face painting, crazy hair, sand art, Photo booth, fun and prizes in Sideshow alley, just to name a few. Pick-up some great craft, cakes, plants, 2nd hand books and toys and games too. Enjoy a range of delicious hot food and drinks including honey puffs and Devonshire tea. We Hope to see you there! 10am to 4pm - Morella Street, Wishart.

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Oct 14th : Taste of Egypt Fete

Come and enjoy the Taste of Egypt Fete - a Multicultural Fun Day for the whole family. Various market stalls as well as a delicious variety of traditional food, drinks, sweets and international food. They’ll be a camel and a fantastic range of amusement rides. Activities include jumping castles, face painting and live cultural performance, raffle draw, makeup artist, henna, souvenirs, fireworks and much more! 11am to 6pm - 2 Hamish St, Calamvale Brisbane.

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Oct 14th : Indooroopilly Uniting Church Market Day

Indooroopilly Uniting Church will be hosting a Market Day on Saturday 14 October at 74 Station Road, Indooroopilly. There will be a variety of objects on sale including arts and crafts, cakes, secondhand books, quality brand china, handbags, shoes, garden plants and more. Relax over tea, coffee and cake or visit the sausage sizzle. 11am to 6pm - 74 Station Road, Indooroopilly Brisbane.

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Oct 14th to 15th : Buderim Garden Festival

The annual Buderim Garden Festival will attract many gardeners and interested spectators from around the state. This Festival will centre around the Buderim War Memorial Hall (corner of Main and Church Streets) with a competitive Spring Flower Show of Cut Flowers, Floral Arrangements, Hanging Baskets, Bonsai Plants, Photographs and Children’s entries, a Quality Plant Market, Craft Cottage display and light refreshments. Hall entry only is at a small price, and the adjacent Quality Plant market and Craft Cottage entries are free - Main Street Buderim Qld.

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Oct 15th : Coorparoo State School Carnival

You are invited to come along and join with our school community to celebrate our Coorparoo State School P&C Carnival. There will be performances from the children in each year level, our talented school choirs and bands will be showcasing their skills and even our dedicated teachers will be giving a special performance. There will be carnival rides for all ages, an animal farm, face painting and crazy hair, fun sideshow alleys games with great prizes; lob-a-choc, lucky ticket, lucky bottles and much more! 10.30am to 6.30pm - 327 Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo.

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Oct 15 - Murphys Creek Chilli Festival

This is a free event, and there's no better place to satisfy your craving for flavour and fire. You can sample everything from chilli chocolate to 10/10 tacos, to mild and savoury sauces and chutneys - even loaded slushies! Wander between tents tasting, shopping, enjoying the fun family vibe, talking with exhibitors, and hobnobbing with fellow chilli lovers. Enter the chilli chocolate challenge, we dare you! 10am to 5pm - Jessie Lane, Murphys Creek Qld

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Oct 15 - Tastes of the Tablelands Festival

The Tastes of the Tablelands Festival hosted by the Rotary Club of Atherton will be bigger and better than ever before. This event will include non-stop entertainment, workshops, cookery demonstrations and competitions to watch. Classic cars, children’s activities and working artists will also be featured on the day. And of course the highlight of the day is plenty of gourmet food and cool drinks to enjoy throughout the event. Farmers from across the region will be selling their produce on the day allowing visitors to see fresh produce at its best. Visitors can wander through the many stalls that sell or display the products from our Tableland and Far North area. This festival shows how diverse the Tableland region is and what wonderful products can come from one region. This festival will truly be an outing for all the family to enjoy. Entry is $10 (which includes a bottle of water), with children under 12 admitted free. - Chinese Temple Grounds, Atherton QLD

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Oct 20 to 22 : Blackall Heartland Festival

Blackall Heartland Festival is Western Queensland's premier arts festival - 3 days of entertainment at the home of the Black Stump. The Festival is a dynamic and diverse collection of events based on arts and cultural activities. This includes a regionally produced red meat showcase and the natural assets of the central west are celebrated in all artistic forms, including an Art Exhibition, Photography, Music, Poetry, Sculpting and Painting as well as billy cart racing, Bull Ride and sheep races. The Heartland Festival is growing into a major calendar event and provides a platform for artists and foodies in an outback location - Blackall Qld

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Alexandra Hills State School Festival of Colours

Oct 21st : Alexandra Hills State School Festival of Colours

Come and join us for this year's Alexandra Hills State School Festival of Colours! There will be rides, food, markets, side show ally, raffles, cent auction, bric-a-brac, devonshire tea, entertainment and for the first time ever A COLOUR RUN!!! Stay for a spectacular fireworks display at 7.00pm! 1pm to 7pm - 12 Princeton Avenue, Alexandra Hills.

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Oct 21st : Pullenvale Spring Fair

Pullenvale Spring Fair offers a fun filled afternoon and evening for all people in Pullenvale and surrounding communities. Fair patrons will enjoy a host of culinary delights against a backdrop of fun and activity including food trucks, a bar and live band, face painting, snow cones, fairy floss, lollies, ice cream, pony rides, animal farm and amazing rides for all ages. 3pm to late - 120 Grandview Pde, Pullenvale.

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Oct 21st : St Olivier Plunkett Spring Fete

The St Ollie's Spring Fete is all about the kids, and promises to be an affordable day of family fun and activities. Fun stuff includes cupcake decorating, scavenger hunt, make-your-own pot plant, lob-a-choc, tombola, lucky dips, rides and performances. Other stalls include cake stall, old fashioned lolly stall, cafe, Greek food and a delicious barbecue and much more. Amazing prizes are up for grabs in the raffles. - 17 Beauvardia Street, Cannon Hill.

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Oct 21st : Summertime Riverfest

Summertime Riverfest is Australia's Biggest Duck Race where thousands flock to the river’s edge at Riverside Drive (opp Regatta Hotel) West End for the quackiest festival in town along with the iconic race that quacks the nation – Australia’s Biggest Duck Race! All in aid of cancer research. The festival kicks off at midday and runs through until 10pm. You could WIN a car. Waddle it be? Fun for the whole family, with live entertainment, a huge number of food stalls, rides for the kids, a licensed area for adults, and of course, the river races. - Riverside Drive, West End.

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Oct 21st : Redeemer Fair

Redeemer Fair is the major fundraiser of the Redeemer Lutheran College Parents and Friends Association. Redeemer Fair has become a major event for the local community attracting an estimated 8,000 people each year. This year’s Fair will be held on Saturday 21 October at 2.00pm concluding with Fireworks at 7.00pm. Heaps of food, Live Entertainment, Games & Prizes, Rides, Adult Refreshments, Coffee Shop, Fireworks, Student Expo and much more. - Rochedale Rd, Rochedale.

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Oct 21st : Toowong Hands and Hearts Fair

Toowong State School is holding the Hands and Hearts Fair to celebrate the cultural diversity and and uniqueness of our school. Not only do students from over 40 cultures attend our school, but we run a nationally recognised Auslan/English program for deaf and hearing children. This year fair showcases a stage show with live music and performance, an International Eat Street, Beach Bar, Preloved Market, Cake Stall, rides and raffles, craft market, and much more! Fun for the whole family! 11:00am - 6:00pm - 37 St Osyth St, Toowong.

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Oct 21st : Crows Nest Day

Crows Nest Day is part of the Crows Nest Festival week of community activities. The program starts at 7am with a fun run, then all day entertainment, music, dance displays, children's activities and finally the fireworks. Food will be available including a spit roast dinner. There will be a licensed bar, drinks, tea and coffee also available. You can enjoy many stalls selling handcrafts, gifts and more and there will be competitions including whip cracking, crow calling, hay stacking, tyre stacking, picnic races and a tug of war. Worm races for trained earthworms conclude with the world championship Grand Old Crow Cup - Centenary Park, Charlotte Street - Crows Nest.

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Oct 21st : Canungra Country Fair

Come and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon for all the family at the Canungra State School Country Fair. There's much to see and do for all ages including Carnival rides for the kids, Food trucks, Market stalls, O'Reillys Vineyard Bar, Outpost Pie eating competition, Animals, Emergency services demonstrations, Entertainment including Live music, singing and dancing. We look forward to seeing you there! 1pm to 6pm - Christie St, Canungra Qld.

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Oct 21st : Gold Coast Festival of Kites

Kirra Beach will come alive on Saturday 21 October 2017 as Connecting Southern Gold Coast presents the popular Gold Coast Festival of Kites. Bright and colourful kites of all shapes and sizes will take over the Kirra skyline transforming the sky into a spectacular kite flying masterclass that will have all ages captivated. Renowned flyers from across the country will add a unique blend of art and ingenuity to the festival’s colourful skies, making it a must see for families and kite enthusiasts. Food vendors, kite merchants and up to 30 market stalls will fill the park as well as kids activities and roaming entertainment adding to the festive atmosphere. 10am to 4pm - Kirra Beach Gold Coast Qld.

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Oct 22nd : Salisbury State School Fete

Join the Salisbury State School community for rides, food, books, plants, lob-a-choc and general fun at our 2017 fete. Our goal for the fete is bring the community together and raise funds for school improvements. Entry is free - we look forward to seeing you there. 10am to 2pm - 19 Cripps St, Salisbury Brisbane.

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Oct 22nd : Bulimba Uke Fest

Slip on a Hawaiian shirt and lei, get into the tropical feel of our fun, family uke day – the Bulimba Uke Festival! There are prizes for best-dressed, a Uke Shred Competition with prize ukuleles donated by Guitar Brothers at Red Hill. With a jam-packed program starting at 11am and going through til late, there’s something for everyone. Bands, Uke Groups, young and old performers, food, drinks, cocktails, jumping castle and probably some pineapples floating around! The venue has been donated by Bulimba Golf Club who will benefit from food and beverage sales so please support this brand new local festival. 11am to 9pm - 103 Quay St, Bulimba Brisbane.

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Island Vibe Festival

Oct 26th to 29th : Island Vibe Festival

Held annually on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) over the last week-end of October, Island Vibe Festival is a multi-faceted celebration of Island Culture that includes art exhibitions, interactive workshops, stalls, circus, eco-food and craft markets. 4 stages are host to over 80 mighty reggae, roots, soul and electronic acts - including Indigenous and Pacific Islander dance and cultural groups - gathering on Minjerribah for a celebration of music, dance, art and culture. - North Stradbroke Island SE Qld

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Oct 27th : Pumicestone State School Twilight Fete

Pumicestone State School Twilight Fete is holding their first ever fete on Friday, October 27 and it will be HUGE! Spend the afternoon browsing the stalls that will be run by our classes offering a variety of activities, games, novelty goods for sale & Face painting. Purchase a raffle ticket for the chance to win some great prizes. There will be rides available with armbands able to be pre purchased on the day or before. Lots of free entertainment including visits from both the fire and police services. Entry is free - we'd love to see you there! 3.00pm to 6:30pm - 75 Cottrill road, Caboolture

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Oct 27th to 28th : Valley Fiesta

Valley Fiesta, Brisbane’s free, all-ages festival for music, arts and food returns to the streets, malls and laneways of Fortitude Valley in October. Proudly presented by Brisbane City Council, the Fiesta will once again showcase the best of Fortitude Valley’s vibrant culture through a massive program of music, fashion, markets, food, art and photography. With something for everyone, the Valley Fiesta is more than a street party! - Fortitude Valley Brisbane

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Oct 27th to 29th : Good Food and Wine Show

Enjoy a fun day out with friends discovering new ideas, products, tips & hints to inspire your next foodie adventure! With hundreds of local and international exhibitors, your new favourite food and drinks are only a sample away. Whether you’re into sweet or savoury, beer or wine, we’ve got you covered! - Brisbane Queensland

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Oct 27th to 29th : Goodna Jacaranda Festival

The Goodna Jacaranda Festival will be our biggest year yet, with a huge headline act taking the festival to a new level. The festival boasts a huge sideshow alley with rides and games, along with a vast array of market stalls, live entertainment the entire weekend. A massive fireworks display, car show and lots more is planned for this year. The Festival is held at Evan Marginson Park, Goodna - right across the road from the Goodna RSL, on Woogaroo St - Evan Marginson Park, Goodna Queensland

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Oct 28th : Lighthouse Festival

The Lighthouse Festival is a celebration of the history, lifestyle, natural assets, and culture of their region. The festival takes place in Burnett Heads with the town's historic lighthouse forming the centre piece of all the fun and entertainment. 12.00pm to 8pm - Burnett Heads, Bundaberg

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Oct 28th to 29th: Conscious Life Festival

Join us at the Sunshine Coast’s premiere Conscious Life Festival on Saturday, October 28th and Sunday 29th October. Empowering positive change through holistic health, self-awareness and eco-friendly living. Get inspired to transform your life at the seventh annual Conscious Life Festival, a two-day family friendly event promoting all aspects of conscious living. Join us as we support and celebrate your journey toward living a healthy, self-aware and sustainable life. 9:30am-5:00pm - 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina Sunshine Coast

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Oct 29th : St Gabriel's Community Spring Fair

On 29 October, St Gabriel's Carindale Church will be hosting their Community Spring Fair. This event will be featuring a range of activities and market stores that will delight the whole family including trash and treasure, pre-loved books and clothing, handicrafts, home made cakes and sweets, plants, Devonshire teas, Asian foods, sausage sizzle and cold drinks. There's lots of free local entertainment and community displays plus activities for children - baby farm animals, pony rides, jumping castle and face painting. Plus, be in the running to win a family Fiji holiday!! 10.00am to 2.00pm - St Gabriel's Church - Cnr Bridgnorth Street & Old Cleveland Road, Carindale Brisbane

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Nov 4th : Brisbane Convoy for Kids

The Annual Brisbane Convoy for Kids winds its way along the Logan Motorway, Gateway and Deagon Deviation before crossing in to Redcliffe where it will travel along the waterfront and finally end at the Redcliffe Showgrounds. After a hectic day everyone can chill out and spend a relaxing evening at our concert. There's carnival rides, food, drinks, a Ute and Truck Show plus much more. So, come along and enjoy a fun filled day and evening to support Redcliffe and Beenleigh Special Schools and Brisbane Convoy for Kids - Logan to Redcliffe.

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Nov 4th : Springfield Anglican College Twilight Markets

The Springfield Anglican College Twilight Markets is held annually and is a premier family entertainment event in the Greater Springfield area. The Twilight Markets attract a large crowd of several thousand each year. Spectators enjoy five hours of carnival fun for all ages, with some 90+ stall holders showcasing their wares, and the opportunity to watch stage performances by local community groups and the College music and dance performance groups. Come along and enjoy great food, games, activities, rides and much more! The night finishes with a spectacular fireworks display. 3:00pm to 8:00pm. - Springfield College Drive, Springfield.

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Nov 10th : Sherwood Community Festival

The Sherwood Community Festival is a free family event, sponsored by Brisbane City Council, which each year keeps getting bigger and better. This year it will be on Friday, 10th November, from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm. There will be a section dedicated to a huge variety of food stalls, a mobile van with all the latest computer game, a pop-up library, plus all the other market stalls, activities, displays, rides and live entertainment. - Sherwood Rd, Sherwood.

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Nov 10th to 12th : Bonjour French Festival

The Bonjour French Festival is the first French event ever on the Gold Coast. It's mission is to showcase French culture including the entire community from school to universities and businesses. The Festival will celebrate Freedom, Equality and Fraternity, providing a rich cultural experience to the local community. The entertainments will cover a full day of activities related to French Cuisine, Art, Music, educational activities and Sports - Pratten Park Broadbeach Gold Coast Queensland.

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Nov 25th : Ignite Chilli Festival

Turn up the heat on the Sunshine Coast! Attracting a diverse range of locals and visiting chilli enthusiasts, the Ignite Chilli Festival will serve up unique stalls offering products related to anything chilli including; arts and crafts, fashion, street food, jewellery, home-wares and lifestyle products with a focus on handmade and local wares where possible. We have lively bands and entertainment line up plus a full program of activities on the boil. Lets just say it will be "hot"! - Bulcock Street, Caloundra.

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Nov 25th : Craft Beer and Cider Festival Sunshine Coast

The Craft Beer and Cider Festival is all about finding brews and ciders that have something different about them and pairing them with beautiful locally sourced food in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. Event lovers are invited to unwind with a quiet ale whilst enjoying an array of music including renowned artist The Lyrcial headlining a packed schedule of talented local artists. The fun doesn’t stop there with sideshow alley boasting amusement rides, photo booths and competitions for kids big and small. 1pm to 9pm - Sunshine Coast Stadium, 31 Sportsmans Parade Bokarina, QLD.

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Nov 25th : Griffin Christmas Carnival

Mark the date - November 25 - Griffin Christmas Carnival! It's all happening here in Griffin and we have some terrific Griffin Christmas Spirit to add to the excitement! This event will be the most spectacular event Griffin has ever had with many market stalls, loads of rides, Amazing Entertainment from locals and a Tribute Cover Band, Roving Elves, Fire Twirlers and Griffin's very first Fire Works Display. You do not want to miss this! Ho Ho Ho! - 19 Wesley Road Griffin.

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Morayfield New Years Eve Celebration

Dec 31 : Morayfield New Years Eve Celebration

Come along and enjoy a night full of live entertainment, rides, Kids activities, food stalls and of course 2 massive fireworks shows at this year's Morayfield New Years Eve Celebration. The day will start from 4pm with Toyota Star Maker Winner and Australian Idol runner up Luke Dickens (solo) on the main stage, carnival rides plus lots more and than let the sky's light up at 830pm for the kiddies fireworks show. Then its time to get your party shoes on with "Raise your glass" Pink Tribute Show a licenced bar area and of course the carnival rides. Then join us in the count down as night sky's light up as we welcome 2018. Its going to be a fantastic night full of full and entertainment for the whole family. We hope to see you all there. 4pm to midnight - D. J. Dickson Park Morayfield Rd, Caboolture Qld

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