Queensland Festivals 2016, 2017

Charters Towers Country Music Festival 2016

May, 2016

Charters Towers, Townsville, Queensland

Cairns Childrens Festival 2016

May, 2016

46 Collins Avenue, Cairns, Queensland

Buddha Birth Day Festival 2016

May, 2016

Buddha Birth Day Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

Little Historians Festival 2016

May, 2016

Little Historians Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

The Big Pineapple Music Festival 2016

May, 2016

Woombye, Woombye, Queensland

Gatton Heavy Horse and Heritage Festival 2016

May, 2016

RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland

Urban Country Music Festival 2016

May, 2016

Caboolture, Queensland, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland

The Anywhere Theatre Festival 2016

May, 2016

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland

Noosa International Food and Wine Festival 2016

May, 2016

Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, Queensland

Groovin The Moo Townsville 2016

May, 2016

Townsville, Townsville, Queensland

Fassifern Fifties Festival 2016

May, 2016

amazing hand crafted stalls, Brisbane, Queensland

Urban Country Music Festival 2016

May, 2016

Urban Country Music Festival, Caboolture, Queensland

Queensland Cabaret Festival 2016

June, 2016

Queensland Cabaret Festival 2014, Brisbane, Queensland

Snow4Kids Festival 2016

June, 2016

Snow4Kids, Brisbane, Queensland

The Farm Gate Festival in The Lost World 2016

June, 2016

Stunning Views, Brisbane, Queensland

Illuminations Festival 2016

June, 2016

Wynnum, Wynnum, Queensland

Australian Burlesque Festival Tour ABF Showcase 2016

June, 2016

Australian Burlesque Showcase, Brisbane, Queensland

Out of the Box Festival 2016

June, 2016

Out of the Box Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

Out of the Box Festival for Children 8 Years and Under 2016

June, 2016

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Brisbane, Queensland

MindBodySpirit Festival and Exhibition 2016

June, 2016

Melbourne, Melbourne, Queensland

Brisbane Pride 2016

June, 2016

Brisbane, Queensland

The Dreaming Festival 2016

June, 2016

Woodford, Queensland

Illuminations Festival 2016

June, 2016

Wynnum Wading Pool, Brisbane, Queensland

Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival 2016

June, 2016

Winton, Queensland, Australia, Winton, Queensland

Wintersun 2016

June, 2016

Coolangatta, Queensland

Far Out Forest Festival 2016

July, 2016

Far Out Forest Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

Mary Poppins Festival 2016

July, 2016

Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, Maryborough, Queensland

REED GIFT FAIRS BRISBANE 2016

July, 2016

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Queensland

CEDIA EXPO AUSTRALIA 2016

July, 2016

Gold Coast Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland

The Total Brisbane French Festival 2016

July, 2016

The Total Brisbane French Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

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.