Queensland Festivals 2017, 2018

Lifestyle On Water Festival 2017

Lifestyle On Water Festival

April 29, 2017

Pelican Park, Clontarf, Clontarf, Queensland

Comedy Night at The Cardigan Bar, Sandgate 2017

Comedy Night at The Cardigan Bar, Sandgate

April, 2017

The Cardigan Bar, Brisbane, Queensland

Conflict and Compassion 2017

Conflict and Compassion

April, 2017

City, Aitkenvale & Thuringowa, Brisbane, Queensland

Conflict and Compassion 2017

Conflict and Compassion

April, 2017

Aitkenvale LIbrary, Townsville, Queensland

Spanish Film Festival 2017

Spanish Film Festival

April, 2017

Palace Barracks Cinema, Brisbane, Queensland

Festival of Sails 2017

Festival of Sails

April, 2017

Suttons Beach, Brisbane, Queensland

Gold Coast Film Festival 2017

Gold Coast Film Festival

April, 2017

42 Marine Parade, Southport, Queensland

Dirt and Dust Festival 2017

Dirt and Dust Festival

April, 2017

Julia Creek, Queensland

Easterfest 2017

Easterfest

April, 2017

Toowoomba, Queensland

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2017

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

April, 2017

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, Brisbane, Queensland

Shockwave Festival 2017

Shockwave Festival

April, 2017

14 Short Street, Blackall, Queensland

Anzac Day Centenary Parade 2017

Anzac Day Centenary Parade

April, 2017

Ayr, Brisbane, Queensland

Sunshine Coast Ukulele Fest 2017

Sunshine Coast Ukulele Fest

April, 2017

Kenilworth Hall & Showgrounds, Kenilworth, Queensland

The Mummy Tree Markets 2017

The Mummy Tree Markets

April, 2017

Poligras Hockey Tournament, Brisbane, Queensland

Hills Carnival 2017

Hills Carnival

May 27, 2017

George Willmore Park, Brisbane, Queensland

Charters Towers Country Music Festival 2017

Charters Towers Country Music Festival

May, 2017

Charters Towers, Townsville, Queensland

Cairns Childrens Festival 2017

Cairns Childrens Festival

May, 2017

46 Collins Avenue, Cairns, Queensland

Buddha Birth Day Festival 2017

Buddha Birth Day Festival

May, 2017

Buddha Birth Day Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

Little Historians Festival 2017

Little Historians Festival

May, 2017

Little Historians Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

The Big Pineapple Music Festival 2017

The Big Pineapple Music Festival

May, 2017

Woombye, Woombye, Queensland

Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival 2017

Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival

May, 2017

Dorchester on the Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland

Gatton Heavy Horse and Heritage Festival 2017

Gatton Heavy Horse and Heritage Festival

May, 2017

RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland

Urban Country Music Festival 2017

Urban Country Music Festival

May, 2017

Caboolture, Queensland, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland

The Anywhere Theatre Festival 2017

The Anywhere Theatre Festival

May, 2017

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland

Noosa International Food and Wine Festival 2017

Noosa International Food and Wine Festival

May, 2017

Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, 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.