• Sherwood Community Festival

    Come one, Come all, down to the Sherwood Community Festival. Children, expect fun free rides, Santa, farm animals and nativity play. Mum enjoy a coffee, the eclectic gift stalls, witness school performances and join in a raffle not to be missed. Dad embark in the numerous adventures of information stalls and devour the local and festive foods; no better way than to top off dinner with a good ol’ Aussie BBQ! There's heaps of stalls, international food, entertainment and much more!

    When: Friday, November 21 2014

    Where: Sherwood Rd, Sherwood

    Time: 5.30pm to 9.30pm
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Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast 2014

Special Events

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.

Nov 23rd - Sunshine Renault 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. 9am to 6pm - Evandale Parklands, 135 Bundall Road - Surfers Paradise. For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Nov 28th - Jubilee Christmas Family Fun Night

Jubilee Christmas Family Fun Night will be held on the school oval on Friday 28th November. Come along with the family, ask the grandparents and invite the neighbours to what will be a fantastic family evening out. Great food, rides for all ages (Let's Dance, Storm, Bumper Balls, Laser Skirmish, Super Slide, Lion Safari Bouncer, Sesame Swings, Trackless Train, Cactus Cabin Toddler Castle, Animal Farm, Super Soaker), Cent Auction, free entertainment, Christmas Carols, Santa - fun and laughter for all ages. Unlimited ride Armbands available to purchase for $30 or individual ride tickets $3 each or two for $5. See you there! 3.30pm to 8.30pm - Manra Way, Pacific Pines. For further details, please contact Jubilee Primary School.

Nov 28th - Brassall Christmas in the Park

The Brassall Christmas in the Park is a FREE family friendly carols event that has become a tradition for many families. Christmas is a special time of year and we invite you, your family and friends to come along and enjoy our full three hour stage show and sing along to the traditional Christmas Carols.There will also be FREE rides, face-painting and fairy floss. Santa has also let us know that he will be coming along to see all of the children. Brassall Christmas in the Park is definitely a highlight of the festive season and is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas with your loved ones. Bring along your picnic rug and/or chairs and come down to Sutton Park on Friday 28 November. Gates open at 6.00pm - Sutton Park - Hunter St, Brassall. For further details, please contact the Ipswich City Council.

Nov 29th - Broadbeach State School Fete

On Saturday, November 29, the Broadbeach State School P&C Association will be holding a fete. Come along and enjoy a fantastic day featuring Market Stalls, Entertainment, Amusement Rides, Sideshow Alley, Games, Great Food, Ice Creams, Drinks, Animal farm, Pony Rides and much more. 10am to 3pm - Alexandra Ave, Broadbeach. For further details, please contact Broadbeach State School.

Nov 29th - Straddie Oyster Festival

The annual Straddie Oyster Festival is back again for another year showcasing all there is to love about seafood and games! With everything from mud crab races, prawn and eating competitions, to kids rides, live music and stalls its sure to be a day jam-packed with fun. The festival aims to support and promote local produce, with delicious seafood being sold at the stalls for wholesale prices. 10am to 6pm - Ron Stark Oval, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island. For further details, please visit our website stradbrokeisland.com/event/straddie-oyster-festival/

Nov 29th - Pine Rivers Christmas in the Park

Celebrate the start of the festive season on Saturday 29 November at the Pine Rivers Christmas in the Park. This years’ festivities will include Santa’s Village featuring free Christmas craft workshops, an animal farm, face painting and of course the chance to meet the big man himself, Santa Claus. The Christmas celebrations begin at 4.30pm with Santa’s magical arrival, followed by the commencement of our Christmas concert which will showcase local artists with a special performance of The New Adventures of Peter Pan Live Christmas Show. Starring The Voice’s Candice Skjonnemand and the very special Damian Leith, Christmas in the Park 2014 is a celebration you don’t want to miss! Christmas in the Park has a huge line-up on the main stage performing your favourite carols as well as their own hits, plus plenty of entertainment throughout the park for the whole family, including amusement rides, Food stalls and night markets plus Santa's Village. 4.30pm to 9.00pm - Pine Rivers Park - Gympie Road, Strathpine. For further details, please contact the Moreton Bay Regional Council.

Nov 29th - Mayor Paul Pisasale`s Carols by Candlelight

Celebrate Christmas 2014 at this free family event starring David Campbell and with special guest, Marina Prior.  The fantastic program of entertainment and activity is suitable for all ages and fun for the whole family. Other entertainment includes free kids’ rides, the Greater Springfield Combined Church Gospel Choir, Ipswich City Orchestra, Santa’s arrival and Christmas message by Mayor Paul Pisasale, all topped off with a fireworks finale spectacular.  Food and drink stalls will be available on the night. Kid’s rides open at 5pm, entertainment on stage from 6pm, with the fireworks spectacular at 9pm. Festivities runs from 5.00pm to 9.30pm - North Ipswich Reserve, 43 The Terrace, North Ipswich. For further details, please contact the Ipswich City Council.

Dec 6th - Christmas by the Sea

Christmas by the Sea is proudly brought to you by Scarborough Lights Up Redcliffe Inc. and Moreton Bay Regional Council. Join the festivities as we celebrate Christmas and community spirit on Saturday, 6 December 2014 at the Scarborough Beach Parklands on Landsborough Avenue in Scarborough. Enjoy the annual street parade, markets, Santa’s Village, carnival rides, animal farm, fireworks and more! The Christmas concert kicks off at 5.00pm with performances by the talented Redcliffe community, leading into the finale with Fireworks at 8.00pm. Festivities start at 2.00pm to 8.00pm - Scarborough Beach Park - Landsborough Avenue, Scarborough. For further details, please contact the Morton Bay Reginal Council.

Dec 7th - Community Christmas Carols Alderley

Bring your family along for a festive afternoon in the park with heaps to do for everyone! There's children’s entertainment, jumping castles, White Ridge Farm petting zoo, face painting, Christmas gift stalls, Tiller Coffee, gourmet barbecue and drinks, and Christmas carols sing-a-long! This fabulous event is being brought to you by the Lord Mayors Suburban Initiative Fund, Enoggera Ward & Cornerstone Christian church. We will be raising awareness and funds for World Vision throughout the evening. 4.00pm to 7.30pm - Sedgley Park, Moran St, Alderley. For further details, please contact the Cornerstone Christian Church.

Dec 9th - Sunnybank State School Fireworks Fiesta

The annual Sunnybank State School Fireworks Fiesta is a significant fundraising event for Sunnybank State Primary School and a highlight for the local community. This year’s event will include Live entertainment, Christmas market stalls, amusement  rides, side show alley with games to play & prizes to win, balloon creations, face painting, hot food, drinks, ice-creams, fairy floss, homemade cakes & sweets,  a coffee van and more. 4.00pm to 8.00pm - 50 Eddington St, Sunnybank. For further details, please contact the Sunnybank State School.

Dec 12th - Christmas under the Stars

Christmas under the Stars has a little something for everyone, it’s a night out that the whole family will enjoy with classic Christmas carols, amusement rides for all ages, an animal farm, pony rides, kids Christmas activities, markets and a big fireworks spectacular. After exploring what this event has to offer, wind down with a Christmas movie on the big screen to end a magical night. 5.00pm - 9.30pm - Caboolture Town Square, King St, Caboolture. For further details, please contact the Moreton Bay Regional Council.

Dec 13th - Christmas in the Park

This year's Christmas in the Park is being presented by the Bridgeman Baptist Community Church on Saturday 13th December in the Bangalow Street Park (off Albany Creek Rd). Starting at 5pm arrive early to enjoy amusement rides and craft for the kids, great food and coffee and all the glow sticks you could possibly need! Carols by Candlelight commence at 7pm With music and dance, fireworks, the fun antics of Bridgey D. Bear and of course a heart-felt retelling of the Christmas Story, Carols by Candlelight is a great night out for the whole family. A free Park-and-Ride bus service is available between 4.30pm to 9.30pm from Bridgeman Baptist Community Church. Buses will stop at the bus stops on Albany Creek Road and Graham Road. For further details, please contact the Bridgeman Baptist Community Church.

Dec 13th - IGA Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols

Come one, come all to the IGA Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols. It's time to ring in some festive joy with Brisbane’s premier Christmas carols. Join some of Australia’s most renowned singers, entertainers, celebrities and performers as they ignite the big stage in this magical celebration of Christmas. 5.00pm to 9.00pm - Riverstage - 59 Gardens Point Road, Brisbane.

Dec 13th - Glasshouse Country Community Carols

Come and enjoy a wonderful Christmas celebration with entertainment, food and fun at the annual Glasshouse Country Community Carols. Bring a rug, bring a chair, bring your best singing voice. There is a Jumping castle for the children, a Nativity scene with the Christmas story, food stalls, coffee van, Australia Zoo Croc Van and a Spectacular fireworks finale at 8pm. This is an alcohol free event. Everyone is welcome. 5pm to 8pm - Beerwah Sports Grounds, Robert Rd, Beerwah. For further details, please visit our Facebook page.

Dec 13th - Broadbeach Christmas Carols

This year's Broadbeach Christmas Carols will be held in Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach on Saturday December 13, 2014 and will commence from 3.00pm. Join us under the stars for the annual Broadbeach Christmas Carols Saturday December 13, from 3pm in Kurrawa Park. Enjoy an afternoon jam-packed with kid’s activities and incredible entertainment filled with Christmas spirit and joy. There's kid’s activities from 3pm in Kurrawa Park including  Animal Activities featuring Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary's famous 'Dr DooLots and the Creature Teachers' show,  Super Performance Centre air track and circus activities. he Broadbeach Christmas Carols begin from 5.30pm with an amazing line up of performers to celebrate the spirit of Christmas under the stars in a FREE evening. There will also be plenty of food stalls in the park with something for everyone’s taste buds including; hot dogs, pizza, snow cones and a sausage sizzle, not to mention the many delicious restaurants you can dine at while in Broadbeach. For further details, please visit our website.

Dec 31st - Celebrate Ipswich New Year`s Eve 2014

Celebrate Ipswich New Year`s Eve is a  free event that kicks off  at 6pm with plenty of family entertainment including free carnival rides, street theatre, performers, food stalls, live music and more.  Entertainment on stage will include Tim Jackman - King of the Kids and Magic Carpet Ride, followed by a family movie screening of The Croods at 7:15pm and a fireworks finale spectacular at 10pm. This great night out all happens at the North Ipswich Reserve, 43 The Terrace, North Ipswich. For further details, please contact the Ipswich City Council.

Dec 31st - Surfers Paradise New Years Eve Carnival

This year's Surfers Paradise New Year's Carnival will be running from December 27 to 31. Come on down for a great night out with carnival rides, kids' slides and more all along the foreshore! On New Year's Eve, we'll once again be celebrating Superheroes of Paradise, so come dressed as your favourite character and have a photo with some superheroes! Then bring in the New Year with a bang with one of Queensland's largest fireworks displays on Surfers Paradise beach, Wednesday 31 December at the family friend time of 8pm, followed by the second show at midnight. For further details, please visit our website surfersparadise.com

Dec 31st - Mooloolaba New Year's Eve Celebration

The New Year's Eve Mooloolaba Celebration is held on the beautiful foreshore precinct of the renowned Mooloolaba Beach. The event features: spectacular fireworks displays roving street performers and buskers food stalls face painting temporary tattoos carnival rides and amusements two stages packed full of entertainment for all the family The main stage features special children’s entertainment and shows up until the 8.30pm fireworks and then national bands to lead into the midnight fireworks while the beach stage has DJ’s all night for dancing on the beach. Gates open at 4.00pm - 17-19 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba. For further details, please visit www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Mar 1st - Logan Car Show

Calling all car enthusiasts and clubs!Logan City PCYC is holding its 8th annual Logan Car Show on 1st March 2015, and it’s going to be bigger and better! With amusement rides, entertainment, dancers, bands, trade stands, food, drinks plus of course, cars, bikes and utes! With over 25 trophy categories and this years new edition of CASH prizes, it’s going to be a great day! Come along and view the best of the best from single entries to clubs and appreciate the time, effort and cash involved in bringing these cars, bikes and utes to life! Meet the Triple M Street Team, Great raffles and much more! One of this years new attractions is a Sound Off Comp. Jump on our facebook page “Logan City PCYC’ to keep up to date with all the new attractions for this years show. Ring us to book your car club and ensure your spot! 9am to 2pm - Logan City PCYC,  Cnr Wembley Rd & Jacaranda Ave, Logan Central QLD. For further details, please visit our website.

Mar 7th - Slacks Creek State School Fete

Slacks Creek State School is holding their 2015 Fete on Saturday, March 7.  There will be carnival rides, games, hot food, cold drinks, market stalls, raffles, home baked goods and fun activities. This day is for the students of our school who deserve a fun afternoon! We invite friends and family along with the whole community to come along for a great day out. Stay around for a special finale after dark! 2.00pm to 6.00pm - Daisy Hill Rd, Daisy Hill. For further details, please contact the Slacks Creek State School.

Jun 7th - Jamboree Heights State School Fete

The biannual Jamboree Heights State Schol Fete is a family fun day filled with stalls, home made products to buy, face painting, school based performances and is a real community and family event. Entry is Free but all our fabulous carnival rides and stalls are individually priced. We are seeking community participation and support to help us build our connections within the local community. Everyone is invited to come along and have a look and join in. We will have heaps of different things to see and do, for all ages. 10am to 3pm - 35 Beanland St, Jamboree Heights. For further details, please contact Jamboree Heights State School.

Jul 25th - Calamvale Carnival

The bi-annual Calamvale Carnival is the Lord Mayor's 2014 COMMUNITY EVENT OF THE YEAR, and will be back, bigger and better in 2015!!. There will be dozens of carnival rides for all ages, ranging from thrill-seeking EKKA-style spectaculars to children's fairground classics. Come along and see the roving entertainment, stalls, community displays, food, on-field activities, stage entertainment, a huge fireworks show, a flyover by air force F/A-18F Super Hornets, all capped off by our feature artists, JUSTICE CREW in concert ! Entry is free. All-you-can-ride armbands and concert tickets will be available on our website or Facebook page. The 2015 Calamvale Carnival will be running from 11am to 9pm - Calamvale Sporting Fields - Beaudesert Rd, Calamvale.

For further details, please visit our website at www.calamvalecarnival.com.au or see us on Facebook.

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