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Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast 2014

Special Events

Sep 27th - 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 27 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.

For further details, please visist our website brisbanefestival.com.au/

Sep 28th - Varsity Lakes Family Fun Day

This is a fun, affordable family fun day including a junior and senior Varsity Lakes Got Talent Contest, Live entertainment from Beatlegs (The Beatles Tribute Band), GCCC pet safety music show and DJ, Food stalls, market stalls, inflatable amusement rides, business stalls, free obstacle course, free family showbags, photobooth and facepainting, hotrods and classic cars on display. 10am to 4.30pm - Central Park - Varsity Oval - Varsity Parade, Varsity Lakes. For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Oct 11th - Ferny Grove Festival

Ferny Grove State School proudly presents it's annual community Ferny Grove Festival on Saturday October 11th 2014. Highlights on the day include amusement rides, sideshow alley, cakes and sweets, face painting, novelties, show bags and more. Our community event will also feature international food, an entertainment stage, live bands, silent auction, community showcase and the return of our boutique market - My Favourite Things. Come and join us for a fun filled afternoon and evening! 12noon to 7pm - Cnr Mcginn & Archdale Roads, Ferny Grove.

Oct 11th - Children's Festival 2014

This year's Children's Festival 2014 at Robelle Domain Park - Springfield Central, is a community event all about understanding and enhancing harmony across diverse communities, particular with our children. The day is going to be jammed packed with activities and fun for the whole family. There will be * Face Paining * Magic Show * Great International Food * Balloon Arts Show * Land Train * Free Water Park * Multicultural Entertainment * Martial Arts Demonstrations * Amusement Rides * Great Market Stalls * Fire Engine Display * Fireworks Spectacular at 8.00pm. Entry is free - 3.00pm to 8.00pm - Education City Drive, Springfield Central. For further details, please vist our website www.worldharmonysociety.org/

Oct 18th - St Luke's Catholic Primary School "Celebration Festival"

St Luke's Catholic Primary School Capalaba Celebrates 25 Years in 2014. Please join us for a fabulous family day out to celebrate this wonderful milestone. We will have rides for all ages, market stalls, a great variety of food stalls , live entertainment, auctions, show bags, tombola, money tree, lob a choc, trash'n treasure, art show and many more favourtites. Saturday, October 18 - 10am to 3pm. 45 Degen Rd, Capalaba.

Market and food stalls are available. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.

Oct 18th - Karalee State School Spring Fair

It is that time again - Karalee State School will be holding a "Spring Fair" on Saturday, October 18. There will be lots of amusement rides and games to keep the kids (and adults) busy, entertainment that will bring music to your ears, food to fill the belly, drinks to quench your thirst and stalls to wander through. So, lock in this date and time in your diary, come and put an extra "spring" into the step of the Students and the School by supporting the Karalee State School “Spring Fair”. 11.30am to 6.30pm - 77 Arthur Summervilles Road, Karalee. For further details, please contact Karalee State School.

Oct 18th - Aspley East State School Country Fair

The Aspley East State School Country Fair is THE place to be on Saturday, October 18. We have amazing rides, yummy food, fun games, entertainment for all ages, our very own market place and MORE! It will be such a fun day out for the whole family! This year's fair has a 'Farmyard Fun' theme, so you can expect lots of good old fashioned fun, as well as all the super cool modern things too! 10am to 3pm - 31 Helena St, Aspley. Can't wait to see you all there!! For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Oct 18th - Wishart State School "50th Anniversary" Spring Carnival

Wishart State School (formerly Mount Gravatt South State School) is holding its first Spring Carnival in 5 years as part of their Jubilee Year celebrating 50 years of Wishart State School! It will be a great day out for the whole family with carnival rides, sideshow alley games, pony rides and an animal farm, craft, cake, book, plant and pre-loved clothes stalls, student art auction, history of the school display, food, BBQ and entertainment. Ride bands for the amusement rides can be pre-purchased!! 10am to 4pm - Morella St, Wishart - all welcome - see you there!! For further details, please contact Wishart State School.

Oct 18th - Milton State School Fair on the Green

Milton State School's Fair on the Green 2014 is set to be bigger than ever. With the Bledisloe Cup rugby being played at Suncorp Stadium that night, the fair's organisers intend to show the game on a big screen so no one misses out. We have a fabulous line up of Food & Drink, Live Entertainment, Amusement Rides, Children's Activities, Market Stalls, Pre-loved Goods, Fashion, Auctions, Competitions, Scrumptious Home-Made Cakes, Slices & Sweet Treats, Plants, Disco, Fireworks  & Much More !!! The fair starts at 11am and is expected to wind down about 9pm - Gregory Park, Milton. For further details, please contact Milton State School.

Oct 18th - Morayfield East State School Family and Friends Festival

Come join the fun at this year's Morayfield East State School Family and Friends Festival. There's amusement rides for all ages, sideshow alley, cake stall, sand wizard, badge making, principals pantry, book stall, Avon, Candles, plants, decorate your own cupcake, many more stalls, delicious Food, ice cream, fairy floss, lollys and much more. Cent auction, entertainment ending with fireworks. Money raised going to playground equipment. 3pm to 8pm - 107 Graham Rd, Morayfield (entry via Glenwood Drive). For further details, please contact Morayfield East State School.

Oct 18th - Livingstone Christian College Spring Fair

Come and visit the Livingstone Christian College Spring Fair on Saturday, October 18. We have a wide variety of stalls, mouth-watering food, drinks, cakes, sweets, games, auction, all day entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks display. Gates open at 11.00am - Reedmans Rd, Ormeau - entry is free - see you there! For further details, please contact Livingstone Christian College.

Oct 19th - St Peters Primary School Country Fair

Come along for a wonderful day out with the family at our Bi-Annual St Peters Primary School Country Fair. There will be a great selection of amusement rides to entertain children of all ages including the Mini Ferris Wheel, Sizzler, Laser Skirmish, Mechanical Bull Ride and much more. There's the Silent Auction with signed and framed Broncos and Reds Jerseys; signed Broncos footballs; signed, framed and authenticated limited edition Ricky Ponting Print; Sterling Silver Necklace with 2 Sapphires and a 2 night family farm stay. With a large variety of Food and Stalls for both parents and children to browse, bargains can be found quite easily with Crafts & Preserves, Cakes & Sweets, Snow Cones, Sample Bags and more!  Live Entertainment and Auctions will be held during the day. Come along and enjoy the event, and maybe win a prize or two - there's over $10.000 in prizes to be won!!!!! 10am to 3pm - Sunday, October 19 - 955 Rochedale Rd, Rochedale. For further details, please contact St Peters Primary School.

Oct 19th - North Lakes State College Multicultural Carnival

All the Fun of the Fair! Bring the family along to this year's North Lakes State College Carnival for a fun-filled day out featuring great food, activities and entertainment for all ages. There's fabulous bargains to be found at the Market Stalls, mouth-watering Multicultural food, delicious Cakes and Sweets, a full program of on-stage Entertainment, Games, Performances, Displays, a Skydiving Competition and much more. Stay for the spectacular Fireworks display at 7.30pm! Gates open at midday - Joyner Circuit, North Lakes. For further details, please email the Carnival Committee on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Oct 24th - Goodna Jacaranda Festival

The annual Goodna Jacaranda Festival is set to draw 55,000 visitors over three days from Friday. A great weekend of fun, food and entertainment is on offer for the whole family featuring 40 food stalls, bands, dancers, stage shows, stalls, fireworks and the popular A Quest for Talent contest. The Festival is held at Evan Marginson Park, Goodna - right across the road from the Goodna RSL, on Woogaroo St.

For further details, please visit our website www.goodnajacarandafestival.com.au

Oct 24th - Sunnybank Hills State School Multifest

The Sunnybank Hills State School "Multifest" is one of Brisbane's largest annual events. This community celebration includes fabulous multicultural food from around the world, some of Brisbane's biggest and best amusement rides, fun games and stalls, performances, entertainment, displays, a spectacular fireworks display and much more! This is a total night out for the whole family, and one event not to be missed. The fun starts at 3.00pm - entry is free, so bring the family along for a fantastic evening of festive fun. Symons Rd, Sunnybank Hills.

For further details, please contact Sunnybank Hills State School

Oct 25th - Goodna Jacaranda Festival

The annual Goodna Jacaranda Festival is set to draw 55,000 visitors over three days from Friday. A great weekend of fun, food and entertainment is on offer for the whole family featuring 40 food stalls, bands, dancers, stage shows, stalls, fireworks and the popular A Quest for Talent contest. The Festival is held at Evan Marginson Park, Goodna - right across the road from the Goodna RSL, on Woogaroo St.

For further details, please visit our website www.goodnajacarandafestival.com.au

Oct 25th - Redeemer College Fair

Redeemer Fair is held annually on the last Saturday of October every year as 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 25 October 2014 at 1.00pm concluding with Fireworks at 7.00pm. Heaps of food, Live Entertainment, Games & Prizes, Adult Refreshments, Coffee Shop, Fireworks, Student Expo. Rochedale Rd, Rochedale. For further details, contact Redeemer College.

Oct 25th - Petrie State School Festival

Mark Saturday 25th October down in your diaries for this year's Petrie State School Festival. This fantastic event is about celebrating Petrie State School's 140th Anniversary, so come along and experience an extravaganza of fabulous food, drink and entertainment along with picking up bargains from our many stalls including Trash & Treasure, Plants, Books, Cakes, Sweets, Show Bags and more. The whole family will enjoy a full program of entertainment including School Performances, Dance Performances, Choir, and Damper Cooking. There's a History Display, Historic Steam Display, Emergency Services Display, Art Gallery and Wood Turning Demonstrations. The children will love the amusement rides and sideshow games! 10am to 4pm - 42 Dayboro Rd, Petrie. For further details, please contact Petrie State School.

Oct 25th - Grace Lutheran Primary School "Spring Fair by Grace"

Enjoy all the fun of the fair, at the Spring Fair by Grace on Saturday, October 25. There will be amusement rides, sideshow alley, fireworks and showbags as well as an obstacle course race with great prizes. An art auction and raffles with plenty of great items that have been donated from local residents and businesses. 2pm to 8pm - Main Rd, Clontarf. For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Oct 26th - Goodna Jacaranda Festival

The annual Goodna Jacaranda Festival is set to draw 55,000 visitors over three days from Friday. A great weekend of fun, food and entertainment is on offer for the whole family featuring 40 food stalls, bands, dancers, stage shows, stalls, fireworks and the popular A Quest for Talent contest. The Festival is held at Evan Marginson Park, Goodna - right across the road from the Goodna RSL, on Woogaroo St.

For further details, please visit our website www.goodnajacarandafestival.com.au

Oct 26th - The Great Brisbane Duck Race 2014

Head on out to Riverside Drive, West End for all the race day action and entertainment on Sunday 26th October for the annual Great Brisbane Duck Race. Waddle it be? Fun for the whole family, with live entertainment, a huge number of food stalls, rides for the kids, a licenced area for adults, and of course, the river races. 10am to 3pm - Riverside Drive, West End.

For further details, please visit our website.

Oct 26th - Palm Beach State School "40th Anniversary" Fete

Palm Beach state school has been teaching for 40 years! It is one of the oldest schools in the area, and to celebrate such a big milestone, we are holding a massive fete. The day will be jam packed with entertainment, fashion parades, amusement rides, games and activities, market stall's, delicious food, mouth-watering cakes and sweets, some free activity's for the kids and much more. What better way to spend a family day out! 10am to 3pm - 13/19 Nineteenth Ave, Palm Beach. Some stall holder and entertainment spots are still open - please contact shannen for further details on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nov 1st - Manly Harbour Village Halloween Street Party

Bring the family down to the annual Manly Harbour Village Halloween Street Party for a fun day loaded with lots of Halloween fun for all ages. Highlights include • Market stalls • Live entertainment • Movie in the park • Roaming performers • Night time amusements • Fireworks • Best dressed competition • Pumpkin carving competition. Come dressed in your favourite Halloween costume and become part of this spectacular event. 11am to 9pm - Manly Harbour Village, Cambridge Pde, MANLY.

For further details, please visit our website.

Nov 1st - Springfield College Twilight Markets

If you're looking for something to do on the weekend, why not head to the annual Springfield Anglican College Twilight Markets on Saturday 1 November 2014? Starting from 3pm, there will be heaps of carnival thrills for the entire family with more than 80 stalls filled with awesome treasures waiting for you to find; lots of exciting rides for everyone; and an assortment of food & drink vendors to keep your tummy satisfied. There will also be heaps of performances on the stage by local community groups in addition to music and dance performance groups from Springfield Anglican College....plus a magnificent fireworks display at the end of the evening! 3pm to 8pm - Springfield Anglican College Primary Campus - Springfield College Dr, Springfield. For further details, contact Springfield Anglican College.

Nov 8th - Coomera Springs State School Festival

The Coomera Springs Festival on Saturday 8th November 2014, from 11am - 4pm and is sure to be a fantastic FAMILY FUN DAY out. We have some super exciting rides for all ages - an animal nursery - pony rides - sideshow games - stalls galore - activities for all ages - entertainment - community stalls - plenty of food and some fantastic items up for grabs in our cent auction. Come along to Coomera Springs State School for what is sure to be a great day for everyone! Old Coach Road, Upper Coomera. For further details, please contact the Festival Committee on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nov 8th - Bounty Boulevard State School Twilight Market Extravaganza

Bounty Boulevard State School is having twilight market extravaganza on Saturday the 8th of November at Cnr Bounty Blvd and Aurora Blvd North Lakes. This event is is open to all members of the public please come and support our community and our school. There will be rides, over 50 stalls, a large variety of delicious food stalls and hours of live entertainment. Come and join us for some fantastic family fun. Entry is free - 3pm to 8pm - Bounty Boulevard, North Lakes. For further details, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our Facebook Page.

Nov 21st - Sherwood Community Festival

The 19th annual Sherwood Community Festival will be held on Friday 21st November 2014 from 5:30 till 9:30pm. Sherwood Rd will be closed to traffic but there is parking available for miles around, or you could catch a train to Sherwood Station which literally stops directly alongside the Festival. This year our main Raffle Prize (valued at $1500) is a weekend for two at the distinctive QT Hotel in Port Douglas. We will have food, entertainment, games, amusement rides, prizes and fun for the while family! 685 Sherwood Rd, Sherwood. 

For further details, please visit our website www.sherwoodfestival.com

Nov 22nd - Highgate Hill Family Fun Day

This year's Highgate Hill Family Fun Day is being held to support Brisbane Lithuanian Community! We have fabulous food, arts and crafts, entertainment, children activities, face painting and much more. Entrance $2, children - free! 8.00am to 1.00pm - 49 Gladstone Rd, Highgate Hill. For further details, please contact Asta at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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