Queensland Festivals 2016, 2017

Redcliffe KiteFest 2016

Redcliffe KiteFest

August 27, 2016

Pelican Park, Clontarf, Redcliffe, Queensland

Maggies' Festival of Performing Arts 2016

Maggies' Festival of Performing Arts

August, 2016

Boundary Street, Townsville, Queensland

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Brisbane Marathon Festival 2016

Brisbane Marathon Festival

August, 2016

Brisbane Marathon Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

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Mackay Airport Beach Horse Racing Festival 2016

Mackay Airport Beach Horse Racing Festival

August, 2016

McGuires Hotel, Mackay, Queensland

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Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2016

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

August, 2016

Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Townsville, Queensland

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Australian Italian Festival 2016

Australian Italian Festival

August, 2016

Ingham, Queensland

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Townsville Seafood Festival 2016

Townsville Seafood Festival

August, 2016

Flinders Square, Townsville, Queensland

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PIM Music Festival 2016

PIM Music Festival

August, 2016

Country Paradise Parklands,, Gold Coast, Queensland

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Isa Rodeo 2016

Isa Rodeo

August, 2016

Mount Isa, Queensland

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Ocean Film Festival Australia 2016

Ocean Film Festival Australia

August, 2016

Riverway Arts Centre, Townsville, Queensland

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Townsville Running Festival 2016

Townsville Running Festival

August, 2016

Townsville, Queensland

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Cherry Blossom Festival 2016

Cherry Blossom Festival

September, 2016

Saké Restaurant & Bar, Brisbane, Queensland

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Laidley Spring Festival 2016

Laidley Spring Festival

September, 2016

Laidley, Brisbane, Queensland

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Redcliffe Festival 2016

Redcliffe Festival

September, 2016

Redcliffe Parade, Brisbane, Queensland

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Bigsound 2016

Bigsound

September, 2016

Bigsound, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

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Brisbane Writers Festival 2016

Brisbane Writers Festival

September, 2016

Brisbane, Queensland

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Brisbane Festival 2016

Brisbane Festival

September, 2016

Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland

Noosa Jazz Festival 2016

Noosa Jazz Festival

September, 2016

Noosa, Queensland

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Reggae Town Festival 2016

Reggae Town Festival

September, 2016

Cairns, Queensland

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SWELL Sculpture Festival 2016

SWELL Sculpture Festival

September, 2016

Currumbin, Queensland

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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2016

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

September, 2016

Toowoomba, Queensland

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Australian Camp Oven Festival 2016

Australian Camp Oven Festival

October 1, 2016

Millmerran Show Grounds, Toowoomba, Queensland

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Soulfest 2016

Soulfest

October, 2016

Brisbane Riverstage, Brisbane, Queensland

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Listen Out 2016

Listen Out

October, 2016

RNA Showgrounds, Bowen Hills, Queensland

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Island Vibe Festival 2016

Island Vibe Festival

October, 2016

Island Vibe Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

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About Festivals in Queensland

What a better place to escape the frigid weather this winter than the “Land Down Under?” Seeing as it is in the southern hemisphere, Australia is a fantastic winter destination for those living in northern hemisphere as well as those that love adventure. Australia is a place of unique scenery, culture and food, all of which is reflected in the festivals that take place within the country. Queensland in particular is an especially interesting state in the northeast of Australia. Known for its beautiful coastline and the famous Great Barrier Reef, Queensland is also home to some of Australia’s best surfing. Tourists and locals alike enjoy the great surfing-related activities along with the other festivals in Queensland during 2015.

Australia Day Weekend – A Taste of the Outback (Jan 23)
Those interested in partaking in traditional Australian in celebration of the national holiday should look no further than the Australia Day Weekend – A Taste of the Outback. This particular festival will be taking place at the Hidden Creek Winery and Café in Ballandean. Visitors to this establishment during the Australia Day Weekend will be able to enjoy traditional Australian cuisine such as roo, croc and barra. Other dishes will also be offered that highlight a variety of local bush spices, herbs and fruits. Patrons will also be able to sample some of the vineyards wine during the weekend as well.

Australia Day at the Jordaryan Woodshed (Jan 26)
Australia Day festivities continue with the family friendly event taking place at the Jordaryan Woodshed in rural Queensland. Festival goers that make the trek to this event will not be disappointed with the traditional Australian culture that is portrayed through the many demonstrations taking place on location, including sheep shearing, bee keeping and torch-lit tours of the site. Those that choose to camp out for the weekend will enjoy traditional children’s games, catered meals and free movies in the evenings. If you’re traveling to Australia with your family, this is certainly a can’t-miss event for Australia Day Weekend.

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival (Jan 31)
For the tenth consecutive year, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival will be making its way to Queensland to give some of the best upcoming artists a stage to show Australians why the deserve to be known on the international stage. Taking place at the SCA in Rozelle, the stop in Queensland is one of many for the festival that will span over three countries during its tour: Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. In addition to music, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival also gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy other creatives in the region, putting local food and art on display for all to enjoy.

Scoot Burleigh Pro Presented by Vissla (Jan 30)
Great festivals will be taking place on the Gold Coast as well in 2015. At the end of January, the competitive surfing circuit begins in Australia at the Scoot Burleigh Pro Presented by Vissla. This competition pits some of the world’s greatest surfers against local talent trying to earn their way into the elite levels of competitive surfing. There’s a good amount of prize money on the line for the top surfer as well—15,000 AUD—so spectators can be sure that participants will be giving their best effort whenever they hit the waves.