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Fetes, Fairs and Festivals

Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast 2015

Special Events

Apr 29th - Buddha Birth Day Festival

The Buddha Birth Day Festival has grown into one of Queensland’s most prestigious cultural events attracting in excess of 200,000 visitors. Continuing to showcase the diversity of Australia’s multicultural society, visitors can now enjoy a relaxed environment surrounded by a range of displays, entertained by a variety of performances and experience many cultural customs, activities and vegetarian food. It is a festival for everyone, regardless of age, religious beliefs or cultural background.

For further details, please visit our website

May 6th - John Paul College Mayfair

The whole family is welcome to join the festivities at this year's John Paul College Mayfair on Friday, May 6. Treat your taste buds to some delightful dishes at our fabulous hot food, cake and sweet stalls. There's Mother's Day Gifts, drinks, performances, entertainment, amusement rides for all ages, and the Coleman Market Hall. Stay for a spectacular fireworks display at the end of the night! 2.00pm to 8.00pm - John Paul Dr, Daisy Hill. For further details, please visit our facebook page.

May 7th - Ashgrove State School Fete

Fabulous food, scintillating stalls and wild rides - come one, come all to this year's Ashgrove State School Fete on Saturday, May 7. We have the biggest & the best Stalls such as Pre-loved Clothes, Books and Toys, Arts & Crafts, Trash & Treasure, International Food, Sweets, Cakes, and more. There's great entertainment throughout the day, children's & adult refreshments, and a huge Fete Auction at 3.30pm. Gates open at 9.00am - Glory St, Ashgrove. Visit our Facebook page for further details.

May 7th - MacGregor State School "Mayfest"

Attracting over 10,000 people on the day, the annual MacGregor State School Mayfest features a long list of fantastic food, entertainment, rides, stalls & more. Delight your taste buds with a mouth-watering meal from our International Food Stalls - Greek, Sri Lankan, Korean and Chinese, plus the traditional Aussie BBQ and Potato Slinky. Treat yourself to some delightful sweets such as Greek Honeypuffs, Ice Cream, Fairy Floss and Snow Cones. Children will be thrilled with the EKKA style rides, while mum and dad can bag a bargain at the White Elephant Stall. Enjoy the full program of entertainment on the main stage, along with amazing performances on the Indoor Stage. Pick up a $2.00 ticket in the Multidraw Raffle, and you will be in the running to win a BRAND NEW MAZDA 2! Stay for a spectacular Fireworks display at 6.30pm! Gates open at 10.00am - cnr Mains Rd & McCullough St, Macgregor. Entry is free - see you there!

For further details, visit our website www.mayfest.com.au

May 7th - Sherwood State School Fete

Sherwood's favourite annual community event, the Sherwood State School Fete is back this year with lots of free family fun!  The Fete is a great family day out with plenty of activities to keep both kids and adults entertained! Highlights include stage performances, market stalls, gourmet food, rides, games, activities, bar and much more. Corner of Sherwood & Oxley Rds, Sherwood. For further details, contact us on Facebook.

May 7th - St Flannan's "Flarana" Fair

The annual St Flannan's Primary School Flarana Fair is a day of fun, games and friendship for all Some of the fantastic attractions planned for this year's Fair include Arts and Crafts, BBQ, Books and Music, Morning Teas, Crazy Hair, Nails and Face Painting, Show Bags, Raffles Galore, White Elephant, Cakes, sweets, rides and much more. Gates open at 10am - Beams Rd, Zillmere.

For further details, vist our website www.flaranafair.org.

May 7th - Hilliard State School 25th Anniversary Fete

Come and join us for our 25th Birthday Fete, you won’t be disappointed! We have an amazing day planned and time will fly with all the activities we are planning. Come enjoy carnival rides for all ages, Food stalls, Market Stalls, Gift and Bake Stall, Stage entertainment and performances, Silent Auctions, Raffles, Drinks, Games, Fireworks and much more! 12pm to 6pm - Alexandra Circuit and Hanover Drive, Alexandra Hills. For further details, please contact Hilliard State School.

May 14th - The Hills Carnivale

The Hills' Carnivãle promises to be the biggest community celebration the Hills District has ever seen! This free community event on Saturday, May 14 will be a cultural journey where residents can experience a fiesta of great music, yummy food, awesome amusement rides, market stalls, kids activities and roving entertainment. A spectacular fireworks finale will wrap up the multicultural celebrations at 6.30pm Gates open at 12noon - George Wilmore Park, Ferny Hills. Contact Moreton Bay Regional Council for further details.

May 14th - Bounty Family Fun Fair

Support the local community and come along to the bi-annual Bounty Family Fun Fair at Bounty Boulevard State School where there will be international food vendors, 10 family and thrill rides, sideshow alley, licensed show bags, live entertainment and markets stalls. If you like the Ekka you will love this! An affordable event for the whole family not to be missed. For more information and to pre-purchase ride passes, please visit our website.

May 14th - Bethania Lutheran School Country Fair

Mark Saturday 14 May in your diary and come and enjoy the wonderful sense of community and fun at the Bethania Lutheran School Country Fair. This will be a fun filled family afternoon, with market stalls, food trucks, entertainment and activities.  The fair concludes at 6:30pm with a spectacular Fireworks display. Gates open at 1.00pm - entry is free - we'd love to see you there! For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

May 21st - Faith Lutheran "Funfest"

Faith Lutheran College are holding their annual Funfest event on 21st May 2016, at the Link Road Junior School, Victoria Point. 10:00am to 7.30pm with with fireworks at 7:00pm. A huge range of stalls, activities, entertainment & rides for the entire family. For further information, contact Faith Lutheran College

May 21st - Paniyiri Greek Festival

Experience all things Greek at the iconic Paniyiri Greek Festival! Dine al-fresco en masse, inhale the smell of the Greek BBQs, dance the Zorba, smash plates, soothe your inner Greek with the live sounds of the bouzouki and the lira, eat 25 honey puffs in one minute, see a film, experience traditional Greek cooking demonstrations, stomp grapes, see inside the stunning Greek Orthodox Church. You can do it all at the PANIYIRI Greek Festival! Saturday, May 21 - Sunday, May 22. Musgrave Park - South Bank.

For further details, visit our website paniyiri.com

May 21st - Ormiston College Carnival

Ormiston College's biennial Carnival is an event the College and all of the Redland City community look forward to, and in 2016 the Carnival will be the biggest yet! There's so much to do with rides for ALL ages including dodgems, bubble soccer, house of horror, laser tag, limited helicopter rides and so much more.  Great value ride bands on the day! A variety of Food stalls, High Tea and cakes, 2nd hand books and clothing, raffles to name a few. Finish off your day with dinner and settle in to a massive Fireworks display. 11am to 7pm - Dundas St West, Ormiston. Please visit our Facebook page for further details.

May 22nd - Junction Park State School Fete

The famous Junction Park fete is back again this year bringing you more fanfare than ever before. Take a ride in the dodgem cars, enjoy a multitude of international cuisine, grab a bargain at our jumbo trash and treasure expo, indulge in the delights of our handmade jams, chutneys and crafts, or simply relax in comfort at the our "Old School" Devonshire Tea Stall. All whilst helping us celebrate our students dreams for 2016 and the hero within. Look forward to seeing you there. 50 Waldheim Street, Annerley.

For further details, please vist our website junctionparkfete.com.au

May 22nd - Sandgate State School Little Day Out

The Sandgate State School Little Day Out is similar to a carnival or fete but with a greater focus on main stage entertainment and FREE children’s workshops. Come along and enjoy all day rides, side show alley games, festival food, home bake stall, face painting, craft and clown creativity together with a “BIG Talent” quest - all of which will make this a fantastic day out for all the family. 10am to 3pm - Rainbow St, Sandgate. For further details, please visit our facebook page.

May 22nd - Brisbane Adventist College Birthday Fete

Lots of fun for all the family! The Brisbane Adventist College 50th Birthday Fete will showcase the hard work and creative talents of the College. There will be lots of food available on the day, from Turkish to French crepes - enough to satisfy every appetite. Relax and enjoy our great line up of entertainment including a full program of music performances on the main stage. There's market stalls, carnival rides, petting zoo, pony rides and a stilt walker that will all add to the Birthday Celebrations. 10am to 3pm. 303 Broadwater Rd, Mansfield. For further details, please visit Brisbane Adventist College.

May 22nd - Hendra May Fair

Come and join us for a fun family day at the Hendra May Fair! Grab a few bargains at our plant, book, toy and craft stalls; stock up the pantry with sweet treats from our tasty selection of Cakes, Lollies & Preserves. Be sure to give the Wine Wheel a spin with former lions legend Clark Keating and pop into the 'Hop & Vine Beer Garden For a drink and some tunes! Kids will love rides, craft and the biggest side show alley ever seen at a fete! The Hendra May Fair promises great food, stalls & entertainment - see you there! 10.30am to 6.00pm - 22 Bowman St, Hendra. Please visit our Facebook page for further details.

May 22nd - Paniyiri Greek Festival

Experience all things Greek at the iconic Paniyiri Greek Festival! Dine al-fresco en masse, inhale the smell of the Greek BBQs, dance the Zorba, smash plates, soothe your inner Greek with the live sounds of the bouzouki and the lira, eat 25 honey puffs in one minute, see a film, experience traditional Greek cooking demonstrations, stomp grapes, see inside the stunning Greek Orthodox Church. You can do it all at the PANIYIRI Greek Festival! Saturday, May 21 - Sunday, May 22. Musgrave Park - South Bank.

For further details, visit our website paniyiri.com

May 28th - St Augustine's College Fete

Carnivale fun comes to Augustine Heights on Saturday 28 May from 11am to 4pm, with the St Augustine's College Rio Carnivale Fete. You don’t have to travel to Brazil to enjoy all the atmosphere of Rio’s famous Carnivale - just head to Augustine Heights! Our fete will be bursting with the sights, sounds and colours of Rio, with live entertainment including samba dancers, Brazilian drummers, acrobatic demonstrations and Capoeira displays. Sample some mouth-watering hot foods including authentic Brazilian cuisine at the Brazilian BBQ stand or the churros bar. Enjoy traditional fete stall favourites such as lob-a-choc, bust-a-balloon and bottle tombola. Bag a bargain at our pre-loved stalls including books, DVDs, CDs, homewares, toys and puzzles. Let your children loose on the oval for a day. Try your luck in the Mega Raffle or the cent auction. Take home some delicious home-made jams, cakes and biscuits. It’s all here at Rio Carnivale - 11.00am to 4.00pm - St Augustine’s Drive, Augustine Heights!

For further details, please visit our website http://staugustinesfete.com.au/

May 28th - St Agnes School Fete

Come for a great day out at St Agnes School Fete with fun for the whole family. Including rides, raffles, silent auction, food stalls, drinks, bake stalls, craft and preloved clothes, lantern making, live entertainment, St Agnes Got Talent and much more! Gates open at 2pm. A spectacular fireworks and laser show display will wrap up this amazing community event at 8pm. 29 Tudor St, Mt Gravatt QLD 4122. Please visit our Facebook page for further details.

May 29th - Albany Fair

Come and celebrate our largest fundraising event of the year. Each year the Albany Fair attracts up to 10,000 people. The Fair features a range of international foods, entertainment, along with a variety of stalls and rides. There are plenty of things for the kids to enjoy like Carnival rides, jumping castle and lots of other fun activities. Gates open at 10.00am

For more details, please visit our website albanyfair.com.

May 29th - Bardon State School Mayfair

The Bardon Mayfair is a dynamic all ages community event featuring exciting entertainment, gourmet fare and unique market stalls. This year we have an 'Australiana  Theme' with an Indigneous Dance Troupe taking centre stage. The kids will be thrilled with a selection of rollicking rides and the addition this year of the Australian mechanical bucking bull, rusty ole milking cow & Sack races. There will be great Aussie fare - burgers & beer, damper, cheeses & wines from the stalls & 'Backyard Bar'.  Parents can enjoy a great coffee from 'Tall & Short' coffee or a soothing tea while browsing amongst our eclectic craft stalls and rubbing elbows at the book stand with Brisbane literary icons (and Bardon SS mums!)...  Enjoy storytelling and signings.....Of course, you'll find your traditional fair favorites including homemade sweets and preserves, boutique crafts, face painting, gourmet nosh, backyard bar, Aussie Auction, raffles & prizes and much much more!!!. 10am to 3pm - 330 Simpsons Rd, Bardon.

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

May 29th - Green Heart Fair

Green Heart Fair is Brisbane’s biggest FREE bi-annual community and sustainability festival, promoting innovative green living in a fun, family-friendly environment for all residents to come and enjoy. Join more than 100 of Brisbane's leading sustainability organisations, community groups, artisans, foodies, green-thumbs, conservationists, businesses and eco experts as they share information and knowledge with visitors on how to live more sustainably. Fair goers will be treated to heaps of fun activities and entertainment throughout the day with a jam-packed schedule. 9am to 2pm - 7th Brigade Park, Murphy Road, Chermside.

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

May 29th - Cannon Hill Anglican College Wetlands Festival

The Cannon Hill Anglican College Wetlands Festival just gets bigger and better every year. This is a the day filled with wonderful stalls, events, food, rides, performances and activities. There's delicious Cakes and Preserves, Music, Books, Clothing Emporium, Upmarket Craft Stall, Auctions, Sweets and Confectionery, Family Entertainment, games and much more. Mark 29 May in your diary now and plan for some serious fun! Gates open at 10am - Cnr Junction and Krupp Roads, Cannon Hill.

For further details, please visit our website

Jun 4th - Coomera Anglican College Community Fair

We invite you to join in all the fun at Coomera Anglican College’s COLLOSAL 20th Anniversary Community Fair in 2016. A fantastic programme of activities has been lined up for the whole family including rides, side show alley, market stalls, art show, live entertainment, model search, cake decorating competition, giant raffle, food stalls, hot and cold drinks, licensed bar, fireworks finale and much more! 12noon to 6pm - Days Rd, Upper Coomera. For further details, please contact Coomera Anglican College.

Jun 18th - Holland Park State School Fete

Our school community, families, teaching & administrative staff, local community groups & businesses come together to create a beautiful day on our oval. There will be a huge multi-draw raffle, as well as fantastic silent auctions of prizes kindly donated by our sponsors. Don’t forget the fun & active amusements & games - rides passes are available for purchase on the day. On stage will be performances from the HPSS choirs & bands, as well as local dance companies and sporting groups. 10am to 4pm - Abbotsleigh Rd, Holland Park.

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

Jun 19th - Party in the Paddock

The McIntyre Centre's iconic Party in the Paddock community extravaganza is back! Non-stop fun activities have been organised for the entire family, including pony rides, amusement rides, wildlife shows, live music and market stalls. All funds go towards supporting almost 400 young people with a disability to achieve potentially life changing outcomes each year through our range of therapeutic riding programs. 11am-4pm - 2963 Moggill Road, Pinjarra Hills. For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Jun 24th - Redcliffe Show

With a huge program of events over the three days of June 24-26, the annual Redcliffe Show is good value for money and a fun day out. Each day's entertainment includes horse judging and showjumping, and poultry displays, amusement rides, showbags, arts and crafts, schoolwork displays, horticultural, animal nursery, feeding and shearing, cooking, needlework and woodwork, machinery restoration displays, as well as the Lollypop Clown wandering around. There's Fireworks on Friday & Saturday night, plus showbags, sideshow games, showtime food vendors, and a great carnival atmosphere. Bring your family - bring your friends for a wonder three days of fabulous family entertainment.

For further details, please visit our website www.redcliffeshow.org.au

Jun 25th - Redcliffe Show

With a huge program of events over the three days of June 24-26, the annual Redcliffe Show is good value for money and a fun day out. Each day's entertainment includes horse judging and showjumping, and poultry displays, amusement rides, showbags, arts and crafts, schoolwork displays, horticultural, animal nursery, feeding and shearing, cooking, needlework and woodwork, machinery restoration displays, as well as the Lollypop Clown wandering around. There's Fireworks on Friday & Saturday night, plus showbags, sideshow games, showtime food vendors, and a great carnival atmosphere. Bring your family - bring your friends for a wonder three days of fabulous family entertainment.

For further details, please visit our website www.redcliffeshow.org.au

Jun 26th - Redcliffe Show

With a huge program of events over the three days of June 24-26, the annual Redcliffe Show is good value for money and a fun day out. Each day's entertainment includes horse judging and showjumping, and poultry displays, amusement rides, showbags, arts and crafts, schoolwork displays, horticultural, animal nursery, feeding and shearing, cooking, needlework and woodwork, machinery restoration displays, as well as the Lollypop Clown wandering around. There's Fireworks on Friday & Saturday night, plus showbags, sideshow games, showtime food vendors, and a great carnival atmosphere. Bring your family - bring your friends for a wonder three days of fabulous family entertainment.

For further details, please visit our website www.redcliffeshow.org.au

Jul 8th - Brisbane French Festival

The Brisbane French Festival is coming back! Come and take part of the most complete celebration of French culture, food, wine, fashion and entertainment in Australia. This year, the festival will be held over two days, allowing visitors to enjoy even more crepes, champagne and can-can dancing at South Bank Parklands. The popular French market place will again tempt visitors with an impressive range of French products and services including travel, language, home décor, fashion, property, food and culture. Exciting News , The Total Brisbane French Festival will, for the first time this year, have a Masterclass Pavilion with cooking demonstrations, cooking classes and will host several famous chefs! After an impressive success last year, The Wine and Liquor Pavilion showcasing the different wine regions of France as well as other famous French drinks will come back this year. It is a great opportunity to discover the wine geography of France and its diversity of products imported here in Australia. Visitors, you will also have the opportunity to win major prizes in the raffle including a trip to Paris ! Don't miss your chance. Gates open at 9.00am - Cultural Forecourt - Southbank Parklands.

For further details, please visit our website brisbanefrenchfestival.com.au

Jul 9th - Brisbane French Festival

The Brisbane French Festival is coming back! Come and take part of the most complete celebration of French culture, food, wine, fashion and entertainment in Australia. This year, the festival will be held over two days, allowing visitors to enjoy even more crepes, champagne and can-can dancing at South Bank Parklands. The popular French market place will again tempt visitors with an impressive range of French products and services including travel, language, home décor, fashion, property, food and culture. Exciting News , The Total Brisbane French Festival will, for the first time this year, have a Masterclass Pavilion with cooking demonstrations, cooking classes and will host several famous chefs! After an impressive success last year, The Wine and Liquor Pavilion showcasing the different wine regions of France as well as other famous French drinks will come back this year. It is a great opportunity to discover the wine geography of France and its diversity of products imported here in Australia. Visitors, you will also have the opportunity to win major prizes in the raffle including a trip to Paris ! Don't miss your chance. Gates open at 9.00am - Cultural Forecourt - Southbank Parklands.

For further details, please visit our website brisbanefrenchfestival.com.au

Jul 10th - Brisbane French Festival

The Brisbane French Festival is coming back! Come and take part of the most complete celebration of French culture, food, wine, fashion and entertainment in Australia. This year, the festival will be held over two days, allowing visitors to enjoy even more crepes, champagne and can-can dancing at South Bank Parklands. The popular French market place will again tempt visitors with an impressive range of French products and services including travel, language, home décor, fashion, property, food and culture. Exciting News , The Total Brisbane French Festival will, for the first time this year, have a Masterclass Pavilion with cooking demonstrations, cooking classes and will host several famous chefs! After an impressive success last year, The Wine and Liquor Pavilion showcasing the different wine regions of France as well as other famous French drinks will come back this year. It is a great opportunity to discover the wine geography of France and its diversity of products imported here in Australia. Visitors, you will also have the opportunity to win major prizes in the raffle including a trip to Paris ! Don't miss your chance. Gates open at 9.00am - Cultural Forecourt - Southbank Parklands.

For further details, please visit our website brisbanefrenchfestival.com.au

Jul 16th - Albany Creek State School Winter Carnival

The Albany Creek State School Winter Carnival is on Saturday July 16th from 10am to 4pm.  The day will be filled with rides, entertainment, pig racing, performing arts, an arena spectacular, art displays, a lego competition, a cake baking competition and a silent auction! Bring your family and friends to 696 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek for a day you won't forget!! 10am to 4pm - 696 Albany Creek Rd, Albany Creek.

For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Jul 23rd - St Columba's Great Fete

The St Columba’s Primary Great Fete on Saturday, 23 July promises to be bigger than ever! Enjoy a day of excellent fun for all the family, from 10am to 4pm, showcasing live entertainment, both hair-raising and gentle rides, delicious food, fabulous crafts and a chance to win or bid for some fantastic prize. 204 Kedron Brook Rd, Wilston.

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

Jul 24th - St Edwards Primary School Fete

St Edwards Primary School is hosting their Fete on July 24, and the day promises to be HUGE! There will be lots to see and do for the whole family including Entertainment, food, carnival rides, showbags, plants, market stalls, petting zoo, cakes, sweets and lots more. 10am-3pm, Cnr Waterworks & Settlement Roads, The Gap. For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Jul 30th - Red Hill Fair

The annual REd Hill Fair is a fun filled day full of rides, great entertainment, trash and treasure, raffles and auctions, awesome Merlo coffee, fantastic food and the best market stalls Brisbane has to offer. Not to mention the thousand gourmet treats, cakes, slices, chutneys and jams lovingly baked by the mums, dads, grandparents and caring community of the kids at Red Hill Kindy. This event really has it all. We can't wait to see you at the Red Hill Fair. 9.00am to 3.00pm - Woolcock Park - Hawthorne Tce, Red Hill.

Please visit our website http://redhillfair.com.au for further details.

Jul 30th - Groves Community Fair

The Groves Community Fair is an annual event of our College opening the doors to our local community. There will amusement rides for all ages, showbags, fantastic stalls, mouth-watering food and finishing with amazing fireworks display. Throughout the day, there will be opportunities to take tours of our College and watch performances by our students. On display will be works by students. 1.00pm to 6.00pm - Laughlin St, Kingston. For further details, please contact Groves Christian College.

Jul 30th - All Saints Fair

The All Saints Fair at Merrimac is one of Queensland's biggest biannual fairs featuring a huge variety of family food, fun and entertainment. We have amazing carnival rides (just as good as the Ekka), a fantastic range of international food including Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean and Mexican, Cakes, Sweets, Games, Cent Auction, Crafts, Entertainment, school-based Stalls, Face Painting, Talent Show, Bar and much more. Highfield Drive, Merrimac. For further details, please contact All Saints School.

Jul 30th - Birkdale South State School International Friendship Day Festival

Join our fantastic school community as we celebrate International Friendship Day! Our school extends to you a warm hand of friendship as we celebrate the day with International food stalls, awesome rides and on stage entertainment. 10am to 3pm - 451 Old Cleveland Road East, Birkdale. For further details, please contact Birkdale South State School.

Jul 30th - The Gap State School Fete

The Gap State School Fete – Saturday July 30 - put it in your diary!! Bring your family, bring your friends, bring strangers off the street!! There is nothing like a fete to bring us all together. It has been 2 years since our last big fete so we’re pulling out all stops for this year. Wild rides, lots of stalls, musical performances, entertainment, activities, prizes and family fun for young and old. 10am-3pm, Cnr Waterworks & Settlement Roads, The Gap.

For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Jul 30th - Camp Hill State School 90th Anniverary Fair

Come along to the Camp Hill Fair and help Camp Hill School celebrate their 90th Anniversary! We have a wonderful day planned for the whole family with live music and entertainment, fun Rides catering for all ages, large market stalls, yummy food ranging from the heart warming pies/ fantastic baked goods to gourmet Greek & Healthy salads. Take a trip down memory lane with our memorabilia collected from past students over the last 90 years, indulge in a spot of Pop Up Market shopping for an array of goodies from exciting retailers, relax at the bar, then enjoy fireworks to end the night under the stars in our amazing location with city views! 12noon to 6.00pm - 676 Old Cleveland Rd, Camp Hill.

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

Jul 31st - Einbunpin Festival

The annual Einbunpin Festival is held in the gorgeous parkland surrounding Einbunpin Lagoon. With over 175 market and community stalls, all day entertainment from the best local talent across two stages, children's amusement rides, and games, activities and workshops for all ages, this is a family friendly festival not to be missed. 9.00am to 4.00pm - Einbunpin Lagoon Parklands, Brighton Rd, Sandgate.

For further details, visit our website www.einbunpinfestival.org.au

Jul 31st - Morningside Festival

The Morningside Festival is Brisbane’s Southside's oldest community street fair, featuring a variety of street stalls, 30 plus entertainment events, kids’ rides and a high profile street parade - and our special new activities, the Treasure Hunt and Kids Corner. Sunday, July 31 - 9:00am to 3:00pm - Thynne Road, Morningside.

Visit our Festival website www.morningsidefestival.com.au for further details.

Aug 5th - EKKA

The Ekka is where country and city join to celebrate the great lifestyle, industries and rich heritage Queenslanders enjoy. Ekka features a diverse range of industries including arts and crafts, lifestock, fashion, cuisine and more. There is an abundance of sights to see at the Ekka. Talented performing artists roam the area, ready to entertain! You will come across shearing demonstrations and food showdowns, cattle judging and fireworks displays, scavenger hunts and belly dancing displays - Ekka has it all! Accomplished circus performers, dancers, bands and celebrities will woo crowds while adrenalin seekers can send their pulses soaring on the many extreme rides. The hundreds of pavilions on offer include animal nurseries, automotive vehicles, Australian-made products, agricultural displays, fashion parades, international food and much more! One of the most sought after Ekka attractions is the Showbags. There really is something for everyone at Ekka!

For further details, please visit our website

Aug 6th - Middle Park State School Fete

Middle Park State School Fete is hosting an International Fair theme on Saturday 6th August from 11am to 7pm.  This biennial community event will feature a diverse range of live entertainment, an array of fun activities, and scrumptious food making it a fabulous day out for the whole family. The fete highlights include the Photo booth, art gallery, pony rides, side show alley, International Foods and International stage performances plus our very own school talent. Markets will be held 11am to 4pm. Rides 12 noon to 5pm. Reptile display form 11am to 3pm. Fireworks at 7pm. All are welcome to this fantastic community event. Mark the date on your calendar and bring your family and friends for splendid day of family fun.. 11am to 7pm - Macfarlane St, Middle Park.

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

Aug 6th - Moggill State School MOGGANZA

Moggill State School are holding Mogganza, our annual carnival on Saturday 6th of August! This year our event is going to be awesome! We are celebrating our 150th Year at MSS and along with all the regular attractions such as rides, novelties, food, entertainment and community group involvement we are holding fireworks in the evening. Don't miss it! It's going to be spectacular!. 12noonm to 7.00pm - Moggill Rd, Moggill. For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Aug 7th - Mt Carmel Community Fete

The Mt Carmel Community Fete is one of Brisbane's biggest and most popular fetes. We have nine rides and entertainment for the whole family. Grab a bargain at our vintage or handmade stalls and try your luck with our many raffles, auctions and comps. Grab lunch at our famous Greek Food stall and food outlets. With 30 stalls and activities for all the whole family inc. a fresh flower stall, creepy hut, fairy floss, tombola, lob-a-choc, sample bags, face painting, pony rides and animal petting. 9.00am to 4.00pm - Norfolk St, Coorparoo.

Check out or website  www.mtcarmelfete.com.au or facebook.com/mtcarmelfete for more information.

Aug 13th - The Stella Muster

This year's Stella Muster is a fantastic fusion of music, interactive activities with the fun of the fair - an unmissable event to fundraise for the stella maris school. Come along and enjoy a day filled fabulous food, great entertainment, awesome rides, and activities for all ages. 11am to 4pm - McKenzie Drv, Maroochydore.

For further details, please visit our website.

Aug 27th - Jindalee State School Fete

Over the years the Jindalee State School fete has become one of the largest annual events across the Centenary and Western Suburbs, and this year the event is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. The fete attracts over 2500 visitors with plenty of carnival rides for the kids, school run stalls and community stalls, food, drinks, cakes, sweets, entertainment, games, performances, activities and so much more! 11am to 7.30pm - 114 Burrendah Rd. Jindalee.

For further details, please visit our website.

Aug 27th - Redcliffe Kitefest

Pelican Park will once again don a spectacle of colourful kites of all shapes and sizes and a massive program of entertainment for the Redcliffe KiteFest. Over 40,000 visitors are expected to revel in a weekend of international kite displays, two stages of live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, hundreds of speciality arts and craft markets, aerobatic displays, kite-making workshops, and amusement rides. 9am to 4pm daily - Pelican Park, Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf.

For further details, please visit our website.

Aug 28th - Rainbow Carnival

Held every year at Norm Buchan Park  on the last Sunday in August, the Rainworth State School Rainbow Carnival is a fun day for the whole family with yummy food, awesome rides, gourmet treats, bargain books, clothes, toys, plants and much more. 10am to 3pm - Norm Buchan Park - Rainworth Rd, Bardon.

Please visit our website rainbowcarnival.com for further details.

Aug 28th - Redcliffe Kitefest

Pelican Park will once again don a spectacle of colourful kites of all shapes and sizes and a massive program of entertainment for the Redcliffe KiteFest. Over 40,000 visitors are expected to revel in a weekend of international kite displays, two stages of live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, hundreds of speciality arts and craft markets, aerobatic displays, kite-making workshops, and amusement rides. 9am to 4pm daily - Pelican Park, Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf.

For further details, please visit our website.

Sep 2nd - Redlands Spring Festival

For two and half days, Redlands Showground becomes a magical blaze of colour, a symphony of beautiful sounds and celebration of our amazing community, during the annual Redlands Spring Festival. Hundreds of the world’s best performers – singers, dancers, poets, artists – come to Redlands to entertain and share their skills across multiple venues with a jammed packed program. Market Stalls, Sideshow alley, spectacular fireworks, the world famous Strawberry Eating Competition and the illuminating Lantern Parade are just a few of the highlights. September 2-4 Redlands Showgrounds.

Please visit our website www.redfest.com.au for further details.

Sep 2nd - Chevallum State School Strawbfest

The Chevallum State School Strawbfest comes alive each year from 5pm till late, attracting thousands of people from across the coast and hinterland. Strawbfest offers a vibrant multi-cultural world of food and a variety of entertainment. Each year we offer exciting entertainment options ranging from LIVE music across stages, fantastic carnival amusement rides, the ever popular Strawberry Daiquiri bar, numerous traditional stalls, an abundance of delicious strawberries, all the fun of side show alley, show bags and much, much more with the evening culminating in an impressive burst of colour and light with our fireworks display. 460 Chevallum Rd, Chevallum. For further details, please contact Chevallum State School.

Sep 3rd - Ormeau Fair

The annual Ormeau Fair is fast becoming the Gold Coast's number 1 attraction. Two days of fantastic fun, beautiful weather, incredible activities, classic cars, fantastic, exotic foods, farm animals, live performances, fireworks and much more. Free entry. Brian Harris Oval - Peachey Rd, Ormeau.

Check out our website www.ormeaufair.com.au for further details.

Sep 3rd - Runcorn Heights State School Fete

Come one come all! On Saturday, September 3 Runcorn Heights State School will be holding their Fete, which promises to be a fantastic day for the whole family. This fabulous event is aimed at showcasing Runcorn Heights State School, bringing the community together for a fun day out and raising much needed funds to air condition every classroom. This will will be a "good old fashioned Fete" and include stalls, food & bar, raffle, rides, entertainment, free activities and giveaways, showbags and games. Gates open at 10.00am - entry is free - we'd love to see you there! 10am to 4pm - 200 Nemies Road, Runcorn.

For further details, please visit our website

Sep 4th - Ormeau Fair

The annual Ormeau Fair is fast becoming the Gold Coast's number 1 attraction. Two days of fantastic fun, beautiful weather, incredible activities, classic cars, fantastic, exotic foods, farm animals, live performances, fireworks and much more. Free entry. Brian Harris Oval - Peachey Rd, Ormeau.

Check out our website www.ormeaufair.com.au for further details.

Sep 9th - Christ The King Primary School Fete

Christ the King Primary School will be holding our bi-annual school fete from 3pm to 8pm. Come along for a great night of fun, food, and family entertainment. They'll be plenty of delicious food, stalls, amusement rides, games, activities and much more. 54 Thompson St, Deception Bay. For further details, please contact Christ The King Primary School.

Sep 11th - Nundah Village Street Festival

A fantastic day that involves the whole community, the Nundah Village Street Festival is always one of the highlights of the year. With involvement from local residents, schools, businesses and community groups the event provides a great environment for all residents and visitors to enjoy. The festival plays host to a range of great entertainment including live bands and street performers. All of this plus competitions, street stalls, the famous town crier and much more and you have a fantastic day out. 9am to 3pm - Sandgate Rd, Nundah.

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

Sep 16th - Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is a cultural party featuring floral parade, food, wine, entertainment and all things spring! So come along and entice your senses at their iconic Grand Central Floral Parade, Ergon Energy Flower, Food and Wine Festival, Heritage Bank Live Concert Series, Kids Day Out and much more. September 16 - 25 : various locations around Toowoomba.

For further details, please visit our website tcof.com.au

Oct 7th - Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane is Australia’s largest German Festival, being held on October 7-9 and 14-16. Experience Brisbane’s iconic German Festival, Oktoberfest Brisbane - it’s perfect for an after-work meet-up, leisurely family Sunday, or a buzzing evening out with friends. Bringing together all lovers of German fun, food and culture over two weekends in October, Oktoberfest Brisbane – one of the Top 10 Oktoberfests around the world – transforms the heart of Brisbane into an authentic German town festival. Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills - Qld.

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

Oct 8th - St Hilda's School Fete

Come along and join us at this year's St Hilda's School Fete and Morgans Art Show – it will be big!!! There's lot's to see and do for all ages including rides, Artisan's Market, delicious preserves cakes and sweets, Food Stalls galore, Cent Auction, Concerts, concluding with a spectaular fireworks display! Book your Ride Armbands now via Parent Lounge for 12 fabulous carnival rides, for 5 hours of screaming assured. For the smaller guests plenty of pony rides, animal farms and activities and rides.  12noon to 7.00pm - Cougal St, Southport. For further details, please contact St Hilda's School.

Oct 14th - Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane is Australia’s largest German Festival, being held on October 7-9 and 14-16. Experience Brisbane’s iconic German Festival, Oktoberfest Brisbane - it’s perfect for an after-work meet-up, leisurely family Sunday, or a buzzing evening out with friends. Bringing together all lovers of German fun, food and culture over two weekends in October, Oktoberfest Brisbane – one of the Top 10 Oktoberfests around the world – transforms the heart of Brisbane into an authentic German town festival. Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills - Qld.

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

Oct 15th - Craigslea Community Carnival

Our bi-annual Community Carnival is the highlight of the school year. It provides a wonderful opportunity for community members, family and friends to get together and enjoy being part of a fabulous school community. So come and join us for a great day of family fun including • Junior Fun Zone -  games with prizes • Rides Galore • Craft Stall • Cake & Sweets Stall • Plants • Pre-Loved Books • Show Bags • Hot Food – Including Gourmet Hot Dogs, Hot Chips, Pizza, Pies and Home Cooked Delights • Performances, Entertainment, Stalls and much more! • Fireworks at 6.00pm to celebrate a wonderful community day!!!!! 11.30am – 6.30pm - Hamilton Rd, Chermside West. Entry is FREE - see you there! For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Oct 16th - Windsor School Windsorfest

The spectacular WINDSORFEST is on again at the Windsor State School on Sunday, October 16. This will be a great day out with rides for all ages, ponies & petting zoo, market stalls, showbags, food trucks, silent auction, sideshow alley, ladies fashion, activities and entertainment for the whole family. This year's Windsorfest is being held 9am to 4pm, with the Windsorfest After Party and outdoor Jazz bar running from 4pm to 6pm! This is a huge event and one not to be missed! Harris St, Windsor.

For further details, please visit our website windsorschoolfair.

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