It's all the Fun of the Fair!

Festival ClownThe Fetes and Fairs website is a comprehensive guide to the many community-based fetes, fairs and festivals held in Brisbane and throughout South-East Queensland.

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Organising your first Fete or Fair and don't know where to start? Looking for a few new ideas to spice up a regular fundraiser? The Fete Guide is a free online guide filled with useful information, suggestions and tips to help hold a school or community fete, fair or festival. All aspects are covered including planning, advertising, sponsorship, logistics, entertainment and more.

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June 3rd - Virginia State School Family Fun Day

Bring your family for a day of fun at the Virginia State School Family Fun Day on Saturday June 3 for a day of fun at family prices. Commences at 12.30pm with rides and attractions for all ages, delicious food, drinks, sweets and much more. Gates open at 12.30pm - Fireworks at 6pm will conclude the day - 1678 Sandgate Rd Virginia.

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June 3rd - Christ the King Graceville Kids Carnival

All are welcome at the annual our Christ the King Graceville Kids Carnival for a relaxed family afternoon of fun! Come along and enjoy fairground rides, animal farm, sideshow alley, showbags, facepainting, food trucks, cake stall and school performances and artwork. The whole community is welcome to visit our beautiful little school, and enjoy a fabulous day out for the family! 1pm to 5pm - Randolph St Graceville.

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June 4th - Jamboree Heights State School Fete

Jamboree Heights State School Fete is a family event that promotes our school and local community. We have a huge number of rides, stalls and performers all getting ready for the big day. There's fabulous food, drinks, cakes, sweets, activities, entertainment, games and much more! Please come along to support our great community and help us raise some money for our fabulous school. 9am to 3pm - Beanland St, Jamboree Heights.

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June 4th - Green Heart Fair

The 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. The Fair welcomes over 100 of Brisbane’s leading sustainability organisations, community groups, artisans, foodies, green-thumbs, conservationists, businesses and eco experts to share information and knowledge with Brisbane residents on how to live more sustainably. Fair goers are treated to heaps of fun activities and entertainment throughout the day with a jam-packed schedule. - 7th Brigade Park - Murphy Rd, Chermide.

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Jun 7th - 11th : Cooly Rocks On

Cooly Rocks On has evolved to become Australia’s largest rock’n’roll and nostalgia festival and a signature event on Queensland and Australia’s event calendar. Everyone’s favourite events will be back including the Poodle Parade, Retro Markets, Dance Championships, Miss Cooly Rocks On and the signature Street Parade. Car cruises and Show ‘n Shines will continue to be the highlight of the weekend’s activities, and will occur across the Saturday and Sunday. Coolangatta, Tweed Heads. Website

Jun 10th : Tarragindi Kindy Fete

Tarragindi War Memorial Kindergarten is gearing up once again for loads of fun and laughter when it opens its doors for the annual fete on Saturday 10th June. Between 1pm and 5pm the kindy grounds will be abuzz with Carnival rides, baby animal farm, jumping castle, pony rides, coffee & cakes, lollies & sweets, jams & pickles, second hand books, white elephant, market stalls and more.Come along and see our wonderful kindy, meet the teachers enjoy a cup of coffee and have a great day. See you there! 31 Newington Street, Tarragindi. Facebook

May 20 - Faith Lutheran Funfest

Faith Lutheran College are holding their annual Funfest event on June 10, at the Link Road Junior School, Victoria Point from 10:00am to 7.30pm. Bring your family and your friends for a fantastic day out filled with lot's to see and do for all ages. There's a huge range of stalls, activities, entertainment, food, drinks, cakes, sweets, rides and much more. Cap off a great day with a spectacular fireworks display at 7.00pm! Everyone is welcome - entry is free - we'd love to see you there! - 134 Link Road, Victoria Point Brisbane.

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Jun 11th : Sandgate State School Medieval Carnivale

Juggling, minstrels, archery and puppetry... experience medieval merriment at Sandgate State School’s June 11 Carnivale! Begin the day with an espresso coffee and treats from the homebake stall and pull up a seat at one of the many activity tents. Choose from face painting, free paper crown making, or design and decorate your very own shield and sword set. Get into the theme and join the free juggling workshop in your finest medieval threads. Best costume prizes for children and adults, means men-in-tights sightings are likely! Two shows from ‘Professor Wallace’s Puppet Theatre’, includes Punch and Judy; traditional wooden hand puppets, marionettes and modern Muppets, with both performances including tons of audience interaction. Enjoy great entertainment including the BIG Talent Quest. The new ‘Wipeout Challenge’ fair ride is booked with old favourites like the Super Slide, Bouncy Castle and Rock Climbing Wall. Satisfy more than your sweet tooth, with lunch foods available to keep tummy’s happy. Families, show your support for this Sandgate event and enjoy a fun day out with your children, right on your doorstep! 10am - 3pm. Rainbow St, Sandgate. Facebook

Jun 11th : Caloundra Arts Centre Arts and Crafts Fair

Arts and Crafts Fair with a wide selection of handmade goods for sale, including art works, pottery, woodwork and soft goods of all varieties. Refreshments, plants, books and a cake stall are also available. 9am - 3pm. 5 North Street, Caloundra. Website

Jun 11th : Wooloowin State School Fun Fair

The whole community is welcome to come along and enjoy the festivities at this year's Wooloowin State School Fun Fair. There will be rides for all ages, website coding workshop, home bake stall, craft stall, garden stall, Wilston Men’s shed stuff, fun game stalls, winter cuisine, coffee, bar, wonderful food, drinks, displays and much more! 10am - 3.30pm Cubberla St, Fig Tree Pocket. Facebook

Jun 11th : Fig Tree Pocket State School WinterFest

This year's Fig Tree Pocket State School WinterFest is being held on Sunday, June 11 and the day promises to be HUGE! There will be lots to see and do for the whole family including Entertainment, performances, activities, wonderful food, carnival rides, games, plants, market stalls, home-baked cakes, sweets and lots more. Come along for a fabulous day of winter fun! 10am-3pm. Cubberla St, Fig Tree Pocket. Facebook

June 16th : Golden Beach State School Fun Fair

Get the whole family out for an exciting evening on June 16 at the Golden Beach State School Fun Fair. There will be lots to see and do from interesting market stalls, to rides for young and old, entertainment, performances, activities, games, yummy food, drinks, sweets and much more. Stay fr a spectacular fireworks display at 8.00pm! Gates open at 3pm - we'd love to see you there! Gregory Street, Golden Beach.

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Jun 17th - Thornlands State School Winter Solstice Fair

Thornlands State School is gearing up for their Winter Solstice Fair on Saturday, June 17. The fair starts at 12.30pm and will have fun-filled activities for the whole family including a huge variety of rides or all the family, yummy food, over 40 markets stalls, side show alley games, major raffles with over 60 prizes and entertainment throughout the day. The fair will culminate in a fireworks display at 5.15pm. All funds raised on the day will go to various school programs, including the Special Education Program. This is a fantastic day out with so much to see and do! 12.30pm to 5.30pm - South St, Thornlands.

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June 17th : Tastes of the World

Tastes of the World in Logan! PCYC Logan City is holding its first ever “Tastes of the World” on Saturday, 17th June 2017, 11am to 3pm and it’s going to be huge! With entertainment, bands, trade stands, food, drinks and kid’s area, this event will be a must for the whole family! ENTRY IS FREE, so come down to learn, taste, discover, and share the many cultures of Australia! Next to the Logan City Council Chambers, Wembley Road Woodridge

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Jun 18th - 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, Kids rides galore, Market stalls, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, fairy floss, snow cones, popcorn, cakes, BBQ , cold drinks, displays, demonstrations, live music and more! 11am to 4pm. 10.00am to 3.00pm - 2963 Moggill Rd, Pinjarra Hills.

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Jun 18th - Kurwongbah State School Fete

Bring your family; bring your friends, to the Kurwongbah State School's Bi-annual Fete. Enjoy delicious Food & Sweets, before tackling a multitude of Rides & Games featuring the always popular HAUNTED HOUSE. Then experience a fantastic array of Stalls including Pre Loved Clothes, Trash & Treasure, Grocery Gamble, Plants, Sample Bags and more. There's a fabulous range of mouth-watering hot foods available on the day, along with your favourite home-baked cakes, sweets, fairy floss and cold drinks. Finish the day with a HUGE Celebrity Auction with sporting memorabilia to be auctioned off to the highest bidder. 10.00am to 3.00pm - Eacham St, Petries.

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Jun 24th - 25th : Mudgeeraba Show

From its small beginning the Mudgeeraba Show has progressed to a two day event, crammed with Horse events, handicrafts, horticultural exhibits, cooking and preserves, woodchop, Ute Muster, cattle, sheep, fireworks and carnival rides to name but a few and a wide variety to entertainment to suit everyone. Thousands of people visit us on the weekend in June and enjoy our country air and interests. Mudgeeraba Rd, Mudgeeraba.

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Jun 30th - July 2 : Snowflakes in Stanthorpe

Snowflakes in Stanthorpe - Queensland's premiere winter festival! Perfectly located in the picturesque Southern Downs, Stanthorpe is an easy drive from Toowoomba, Brisbane, coastal areas and northern New South Wales. We invite you to celebrate winter in the coolest town in the state! Snowflakes in Stanthorpe is a snow-based winter festival designed to give the visitor a snow-based experience and access to other winter themed activities over a three day period in June/July. It's going to be snow much fun!.... Stanthorpe South east Qld.

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Jun 30th - July 2 : Redcliffe Show

With a huge program of events over three days, this year's 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. Cnr Oxley Ave & Scarborough Rd, Redcliffe.

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July 1 : Teneriffe Festival

Every July, the Teneriffe Festival enlivens and transforms the suburb with a bold celebration of the community and everything from the past right through to the future that makes it unique. The event program is kaleidoscopic in its diversity, from historical to contemporary; from folk music through to punk rock; health and fitness through to cheese, champagne and oysters…. We strive to create a one-day event that really does have something for everyone – regardless of age or tastes. The Festival attracts 50,000 people, all keen to wander the riverside streets and hidden laneways, discovering our 25 musical performances and street acts, 40 local restaurants and food vendors, around 60 market stalls and displays, a glorious Kids World and dozens of community groups. 10am to 9pm - Vernon Terrace, Teneriffe.

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Jul 7th to 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

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Jul 8th to 9th - Brisbane BBQ Festival

The Brisbane BBQ Festival promises to be a great day out for the whole family. Come along and enjoy BBQ Championships, Live Music, Special Guests, Craft Beer, Markets, Workshops, Food Stalls, Meat and BBQ Expo, Demonstrations, Samples ...and so much more! - Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills

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Jul 9th - RACQ Motorfest

The fun, atmosphere and excitement of RACQ MotorFest will return to Eagle Farm Racecourse, Ascot on Sunday, 9 July 2017. And, as always, the event promises to have something for everyone. Last year, thousands of car buffs and families turned out to see the 500+ prestige, vintage, unique and collector vehicles that were showcased in a colourful carnival environment. All the family favourites will return, including roving entertainment, fresh produce and craft markets, kids’ rides and food stalls. Gates open at 10.00am - Eagle Farm Racecourse - 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot.

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July 15 - Mueller College Fete

This years Mueller College Fete is set to be a great day out and is open to the entire family with FREE Admission! Highlights of this fantastic event include Animal farm, Pony Rides, Geckoes Wild Life displays, Facepainting, Showbags, Carnival Ride, Live entertainment on the main stage, Mueller’s Got Talent Finalists, Peebo and Dagwood, Live Auction and Smashing Bumpkins. We also have ARD FMX team performing, Hudsons Cafe, Food Trucks, Food stalls, Ice Tea, Milkshakes, Soft Serve Ice Cream Truck, Donuts, Fairy Floss and a Fireworks display - Morris Rd, Rothwell.

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July 15 - International Tartan Day

free day of Scottish Entertainment presenting: - "Scotch on the Rocks", Kathleen Moore, Various Australian Pipe Bands, Highland Dancing, Celtic Choir, Small Pipes, Fiddle Orchestra, Scottie Dog Mascots, Family History & Genealogy, Scottish Clan information and lots of Stalls selling Scottish wares & gifts as well as Pipe band equipment, food and drinks and much more! 9am to 4pm - King George Square - Ann Street, Brisbane.

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July 15 to 16th - 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 - Ritchie Bros Auctioneers, 1-57 Burnside Rd, Yatala.

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Jul 22nd : Kedron State School Carnival

The gates of the Kedron State School will open to the community on Saturday, 22 July at 10am for the 2017 Kedron Carnival. Entry is FREE! This is going to be an fun filled day out with lots of yummy food, amusement rides, entertainment, stalls. activities, games and fun! 10am to 3pm. Leckie Road, Kedron.

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Jul 22nd : Prince Of Peace Winter Fete

Our Prince Of Peace Winter Fete is a Fun Filled day, full of rides, stalls, food and entertainment. We have a range of rides suiting all ages plus novelty stalls and games of skill. Our Cake and Sweet stalls always promise delicious treats and you're sure to find a bargain at the second hand stalls. A Food court is open to soothe your hunger and there will be entertainment all day on the stage with our College bands and award winning choirs. The grand finale is at 6pm with a fantastic fireworks display. 11am to 6pm. Rogers Parade, Everton Hills.

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Jul 22nd : St Joseph's Primary School Fete

St Joseph’s Primary School at Bracken Ridge is holding their annual fete on July 22 and there’s a fantastic day in store for all. Plenty of stalls, rides, food, drinks, games, activities, performances and entertainment are planned for the whole family. 9am to 3pm. Eldorado St Bracken Ridge.

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Jul 23 : Coolnwynpin State School Koala Fair

The Coolnwynpin State School Biennial Koala Fair is a fantastic Family Fun Day that just keeps getting bigger. This is a much anticipated community event and the school’s biggest fundraiser. There will be loads to see and do for all ages including a variety of great prizes,activities, stalls, food, local entertainment, displays, games, rides and so much more. We'd love to see you there! 10am to 3pm - Telaska Court Capalaba.

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Jul 22nd - 23rd : Centenary Rocks Festival

The Centenary Rocks Festival features an awesome line up for families across Brisbane, with free entry and many free activities available! There's great live entertainment including Phil Emmanuel, Tim Gaze, the Smokin Crawdads and the Little Steeley Brothers. With a wide variety of food stalls at this years Centenary Rocks festival the only problem you will have is deciding what food to tantalise your taste-buds with! There will be a licensed area to relax with a cool drink to enjoy your meal with not forgetting an afternoon or morning coffee or tea to have with a sweet treat. The massive fireworks finale on the Saturday night, starting at 6.30pm, will definitely thrill the family! Rocks Riverside Park - Counihan rd, Seventeen Mile Rocks.

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Jul 23 : Belmont State School Showtime Carnival

Come and join us on Sunday, July 23 for the bi-annual Belmont State School Showtime Carnival. There is heaps of fun to had like carnival rides, games, art and craft stalls, trash and treasure stalls, plenty of food and drink stalls, great prizes to be won, auctions, plus more! Fete starts at 10.00am and runs until 3.00pm. Entry is Free....we'd love to see you there. Old Cleveland Rd, Belmont.

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Jul 23 : Pomona King of the Mountain Festival

Come along to the Pomona King of the Mountain Festival with your entire family to get involved in this fun-filled atmosphere and enjoy. Start your day with the special breakfast at this venue; at 7am, the breakfast starts and you will get a huge variety of food items on offer, including some local breakfast favourites as well. Sit, relax and enjoy an array of entertainment at this venue while visiting Noosa heads. Guests can buy tickets in advance to save some cash and get the best deals on event tickets. Come here to enjoy an array of competitions, family entertainments, amusement rides and a variety of various fun-filled interactive activities at this event. Whatever your age and taste is, you will surely enjoy this unique event. Guests can also choose to go on an adventurous helicopter ride and take a ride over and across the sky of Noosa and its surrounding areas. Race starts at 3pm - Pomona, Sunshine Coast Qld.

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Jul 28 - 29 : Broadbeach Country Music Festival

Plenty of the best Country Music stars in the Country will hit the Gold Coast for the fifth annual Broadbeach Country Music Festival, July 28-30. Uniquely combining ‘Country with the Coast’ the beachside event is free to attend, showcasing premier Country Music performers on a number of outdoor stages and in venues throughout the entire Broadbeach precinct. - Broadbeach Gold Coast.

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Jul 29 : St Anthony’s School Fiesta

St Anthony’s School Fiesta is an experience for the whole family. Come enjoy a day filled with lots of fun and laughter. There's plenty of Stalls featuring all the old favorites such as Trash N Treasure, Art, Books, Cakes & Sweets, and International Food. Children will love the Carnival Rides, Sideshow Games, Show Bags, Baby Farm Animals, Ice-Cream, and Fairy Floss. There's Auctions, Raffles, Displays, Bar and much more - we have something here for everyone! 10am to 3pm - St Anthonys Dr, Alexandra Hills.

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Jul 29 : Indooroopilly State School Indigo Fair

This year's Indooroopilly State School Indigo Fair will be bigger and better than ever. We have fantastic rides, live bands, Entertainers, plenty of Stalls and Auctions. There's as a fabulous selection of food served throughout the day, with a sensational Laser Light Show finale.  This is one of the most exciting family day's out of the year! 12.00 midday to 6.30pm - cnr Moggill Rd and Russell Tce, Indooroopilly.

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July 29 - Lords Festival of Fun

The annual Lords Festival of Fun is a fabulous day out for the whole family, where we are celebrating community and creativity. There's lot's to see and do for all ages including fairground rides, market stalls, musical performances, food stalls plus much more. The Fun runs from 10 am - 2 pm. Free entry for all. - 68 Mirambeena Drive, Pimpama.

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Jul 29 : Red Hill Fair

Join us, Saturday 29th July 2017, for the 35th Red Hill Fair. The Fair is an iconic community event for Red Hill, Paddington, Ashgrove and surrounds, attracting over 8,000 people each year. Prepare yourself for a fun filled day full of rides, great entertainment, petting zoo, trash & treasure, raffles, awesome Merlo coffee, burgers, a bar and heaps of great stalls. Plus this year there will be close to 1000 gourmet treats, cakes, slices, chutneys and jams lovingly baked by the mums, dads, grandparents and caring community of the kids at Red Hill Kindy. Come and visit us between 9am and 3pm at Woolcock Park, Red Hill.

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Jul 30 : 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

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Jul 30 : 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. 9.00am to 3.00pm - Thynne Road, Morningside

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Jul 30 : Boonah State School Christmas in July Fete

Come and enjoy some country hospitality and fresh air at this year's Boonah State School Christmas in July Fete! FREE ENTRY with fun for the WHOLE family! Great local entertainment, homemade goodies, local produce, thrilling rides & activities, baby animal farm, bargains galore in our HUGE Trash n Treasure stall, market stalls, great food and more! Great prizes to be won in our Monster Raffle - tickets only $1 - drawn on the day. 10am to 3pm - 3 Park St, Boonah

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Aug 4th - 6th : GreazeFest

Australia’s All-Killer No-Filler Kustom Kulture Weekender! The GreazeFest weekends are the utmost kustom kulture events in the Southern Hemisphere, where thousands of rockabilly and hot rod fans roll up for a massive dose of ultra-kool kustom kulture. Held every August in Brisbane, GreazeFest brings you two crankin' weekends of cool cars, rockabilly bands, djs, fashion parades, pinups, vintage bikes, lowrider cycles, kustom art shows and workshops, pinstripers, tattoos, markets and heaps more. Cleveland Showground - cnr Long and Smith Streets, Cleveland.

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Aug 5th : Immanuel Lutheran College Fruehlingfest

Fruehlingsfest is an annual fair hosted by Immanuel Lutheran College that aims to strengthen community relations, build new friendships and provide a fun-filled, entertaining evening for everyone. Highlights of this fantastic day include over 40 stalls selling food from around the world plus craft, second-hand books, clothing, plants and much more. Roving artists will delight the crowd all evening. Live entertainment showcasing local talent. Children’s and Main Stage entertainment along with loads of rides, games and attractions for all ages. Gates open at 10am. Wises Rd, Buderim

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Aug 5th : Buderim Street Party

Buderim Street Party! This is the night Buderim comes alive with a massive party in the main street of the Village. The Buderim Street Party is organised by the Buderim Lions in conjunction with Buderim Rotary and is a much-loved annual event. Local community groups, performing artists of all types and loads of different street food vendors team up with many different activities in Burnett Street, the Woolies carpark and surroundings of the Buderim Village. There is a stage for rocking bands, but music lovers will be treated to many different types of musicians. Families, couples and people of all ages will find something of interest at the Buderim Street Party. Burnett St, Buderim

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Aug 5th : Groves Community Fair

You're invited to the 2017 Groves Community Fair on Saturday 5th August from 1pm-6pm. There will be rides & stalls, fireworks extravaganza, student performances, showbags and more. All you can ride armbands can be pre-purchased or purchased on the day. 70 Laughlin St, Kingston

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Aug 5th : Good Shepherd Lutheran College Fair

The Good Shepherd Lutheran College's big day of fun and fundraising is being held on Saturday, August 5. The Shepherd's Fair has established itself as an annual highlight with its traditional combination of rides, games, stalls, raffles, silent auction and more. The Shepherd's Fair is open from 10am to 4pm and entry is free. The amusement rides begin at 11am. 115 Eumundi Rd, Noosaville

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Aug 5th - 6th : Burleigh BBQ

Join us August 5 - 6, 2017 for “smoke on the water” and “meat on the beach” for two days of competition BBQ. Watch some of Australia's best BBQ teams battle it out over two days. 20 hours to cook, 5 meat categories to be handed in at different times Sunday morning from 9 am. Judges experienced and locals to be newly trained will do the scoring. Bring your picnic blanket and kick back to the live tunes in the park throughout. North Burleigh Beach esplanade

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Aug 6th - Gold Coast Multicultural Festival

The Gold Coast Multicultural Festival provides a venue to celebrate and showcase the skills and talents of our city's diverse cultural communities through a variety of exciting and educational multicultural activities culminating in the main Festival Day. The annual Festival has been running since 2008 and is one of the few low-cost, family-friendly events that can be enjoyed by all community members. Highlights of the fabulous event include international performances and entertainment, multicultural food, art, craft and information, children rides and activities, displays and much more! 10am to 4pm - Southport Broadwater Parklands.

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Aug 6th - Mt Carmel Community Fete

The Mount Carmel Community Fete is one of south Brisbane’s biggest annual fetes! Come and enjoy a host of culinary delights against a backdrop of fun and activity. Take in 35 stalls featuring fete favourites homemade Cakes, Jams and Preserves, Sample Bags, Face Painting, Handmade gifts, Pony Rides, Tombola, Pre-loved Books and Toys, Vintage Clothing, BBQ, Greek Food, Sushi, a Chill Out Zone with free activities and 9 amazing rides for all ages. There is a bar and live music plus much more!! 9.30am to 3.30pm - Mt Carmel Primary School - Norfolk St, Coorparoo.

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Aug 6th - Guardian Angels Primary School Fete

Guardian Angels is holding it's annual Fete on Sunday, August 6 and te day promises to be HUGE! Head down to the Bayside & enjoy a traditional fair environment with homemade goods - cakes, sweets, drinks, delicious hot food, trash & treasure, pre-loved toys for sale, books, entertainment, major prizes to be won, rides for the kids plus much more. Browse the market stalls, even grab a bite to eat for lunch whilst wandering around the fair - you never know what you will find. This promises to be a wonderful day out!! Everyone Welcome! 10am to 2pm - Bay Tce, Wynnum - Mt Carmel Primary School - Norfolk St, Coorparoo.

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Aug 11th - 20th : Brisbane 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. 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! There really is something for everyone at Ekka! Bowen Hills, Brisbane.

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Aug 12th : Emmanuel College Fete

Emmanuel College Fete has something for everyone. Carnival Rides, Pig Racing, Water Fun Balls, Animal Farm, Pre-loved clothing, Mega Cent Auction, Market stalls, Wood Fired Pizzas and International Food Court. Main stage and Tea garden stage activities include talent show, bands, DJ and many more. Competitions galore with great prizes.  11am to 6pm - Birmingham Rd, Carrara. Birmingham Rd Carrara.

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Aug 12th - 13th : Gold Coast Car Show

The Gold Coast Car Show runs over two days and kicks off on the Saturday 12 August from 11am -7pm with the Retro Rockabilly Show and Sunday 13th August from 6am-3pm the Inspirations Paint Gold Coast Car Show. A walk down memory lane to see Retro Displays such as VW Bugs, Kombi’s, Sandman Panel Vans, Hot Rods and Vintage Caravans. Don’t miss the Monster Trucks & Fireworks Spectacular! On Sunday, expect to see more hundreds of vehicles from Hot Rods, American Muscle Cars, Lamborghini’s, Classic, Vintage, 4x4s, dragsters and more! The Bike Arena attracts recreational riders & clubs to display Custom Bikes, Harley Davidson’s, Evo’s, Europeans and Japanese, Trikes – just to name a few. The Truck Arena is always a crowd pleaser with Prime Movers and Trucks of every kind displaying amazing graphics, polished chrome and lights. Trade Stalls include all facets of Auto Industry, Products, Services, Wares, Rockabilly Clothing, Kustom Kulture and Novelty Items. Mudgeeraba Showgrounds, Gold Coast.

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Aug 16th : Grand Avenue Ekka Fun Day

This years Grand Avenue State School Ekka Fun Day is going to be bigger and better than ever before! Bring the family for a great day out with heaps of awesome carnival rides for all ages, food, market stalls, drinks, sweets, games and much more. 10am to 3pm Grand Avenue, Forest Lake.

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Aug 19th : Warrigal Road State School Warrigala

Warrigal Road State School, the largest primary school in Queensland, will hold its Warrigala Fete on Saturday 19th August. For everyone's enjoyment there will be student performances, fairground rides, raffles, Sideshow Games, Stalls, displays and much more. Lovers of fine food can expect a fabulous selection of delicious International Flavours, Home-made Cakes, and delightful Sweets. A wide variety of Markets Stalls, Raffles, and Live Performances with keep mum and dad entertained throughout the day. Children will enjoy all the fun of the fair, with our traditional Carnival attractions, including the biggest and best Amusement Rides, Sideshow Games, Face Painting, Fairy Floss, and Animal Farm. This is a multicultural event with something for everyone, so come along and experience a fantastic day out like no other! 10am to 3pm Warrigal Road, Eight Mile Plains.

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Aug 19th : India Day Fair

Come along to this year's India Day Fair & celebrate the anniversary of Indian independence in 1947. Enjoy a free day out with live entertainment, parades, art & craft, food and cultural stalls, plus Grand Finale fireworks! Festivities begin at 10.30am and go through to 9.30pm - Roma Street Parklands Amphitheatre. See you there!. Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane.

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Aug 26th :Marsden State School Multicultural Festival

Marsden State Primary School will be holding its annual Keith Henderson Multicultural Festival on Saturday August 26th. At Marsden Primary, we are very proud of our strong community spirit. This year, alongside multiculturalism, our festival theme is celebrating local ‘Community Champions’. The festival boasts many cultural dance groups performing from external community groups, as well as year level performances from within our own school community. The afternoon will be complete with carnival rides, sideshow alley, a market pavillion, food stalls from around the world, hands on cultural activities, live music, a cultural student art show, community expo and fireworks finale. 12noon to 7pm - Hickory St, Marsden.

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Aug 26th : St Paul's School Community Fair

'A World of Experience' community Fair. St Paul's School has a wonderful day planned, with cultural performers in attendance, a variety of rides to suits all ages, live music, an 'Eat Street market' style food alley, with a smorgasbord of international cuisine provided by external vendors. They'll be a petting zoo, pony, and camel rides, cultural activities, home-bake and craft stalls - something for everyone! Culminating in a firework display at 6pm. We hope to see you on Saturday 26 August! - 34 Strathpine Road, Bald Hills.

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Aug 26th : Graceville State School Fete

The annual Graceville State School Fete is on Saturday 26 August, on the corner of Oxley Road and Acacia Avenue. There's Market Stalls, delicious food, amazing rides, performances, entertainment, Showbags, cakes, jams, books, toys, fudges, fairy floss and fireworks - it's an old-style school community fete that has become an institution on the local social calendar. Don't miss it! - 23 Acacia Ave, Graceville.

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Aug 26th - 27 : 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.

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Aug 27th - 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. 9am to 2pm - Norm Buchan Park - Rainworth Rd, Bardon.

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Aug 27th - St Brendan's Primary School Fete

The St Brendan's Primary School Fete is a fantastic family day aimed at bringing the community together and celebrating the achievements of talented St Brendan’s students. The day promises to be jam packed with fun, entertainment, rides, great food and activities for the young and young at heart! The fete will give everyone attending a taste of the school’s strong community spirit, with sponsors, supporters, families and community groups coming together to raise funds for St. Brendan’s, Moorooka whilst enjoying a great family day out. 10am to 3pm - 17 Hawtree St, Moorooka.

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Sep 1st - 3rd : Gold Coast Show

Every year the Gold Coast Show hosts the popular and traditional Show events featuring fireworks displays, ring events, Australiana displays, show bags, wood chops, side show alley, visual arts and home crafts displays, stage shows, roving entertainment and of course the FREE family circus. Added to this is an fantasic entertainment package that changes from year to year. Gold Coast Turf Club - Racecourse Rd, Bundall.

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Sep 2nd - Moreton Bay Multicultural Fiesta

The Moreton Bay Multicultural Fiesta, formally known as the Caboolture Multicultural Festival, is an event which is, has and will continue to be of regional significance due to its unique nature as one of the largest multicultural community festivals in the Moreton Bay Region. Each year the festival showcases talent, food and culture from all across the globe and aims to bring awareness to how diverse the Moreton Bay Region is. With free entertainment, rides for the kids, cultural stalls and much more, the festival really is a jam-packed celebration of our multicultural society. 2pm to 7pm - Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine.

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Sep 7th to 9th - Laidley Spring Festival

The annual Laidley Spring Festival isn’t far away. The change in season will see the weather warm up and the flowers start to bloom, which is bound, as always, to bring an added element of excitement to the region. Celebrations will kick off on Thursday with the Flowers and Orchid Show, Laidley Artists Exhibition, Quilt and Craft Expo and church displays officially opening to the public. A highlight of the stellar program will be the Spring Festival Grand Parade, in Patrick Street on Saturday. The parade will showcase stunning decorative floats, as well as heritage trucks, vintage vehicles, community groups, schools, businesses and bands. - Laidley, Lockyer Valley.

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Sep 8th : 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.

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Sep 8th - 10th : Redfest

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 Redfest. 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. Redlands Showground, Cleveland.

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Sep 9th - Springfield Central State School Fete

Springfield Central State School is holding their bi-annual fete on September 9. It is set to be a fun day for the whole family, with carnival rides, entertainment, great food, market stalls, cakes, sweets, activities, performances and family-friendly fun! Unlimited wrist bands can be purchased before the fete. We have something for everyone! 10am to 3pm - 257 Grande Avenue, Springfield Lakes.

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Sep 9th - Buddina State School Fete

Come along on Saturday the 9th of September to the Buddina State School Fete. Lots of rides, market stalls, Show Bags, Entertainment, Drink Tent and Food Galore. Great family day out guaranteed with a spectacular fireworks display at the end of the night! 3pm to 8pm - Iluka Avenue, Buddina.

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Sep 9th - Samford Spring Festival

If you haven’t been to the Samford Spring Festival before, then you’re in for a treat! It’s a big day out for parents, kids and the local community. With loads of stalls, rides, food, activities and entertainment, it’s the P and C’s major fundraiser and a day not to be missed. Come to the green lung of Brisbane and check out our wonderful Samford State School Festival, nestled in the Samford Valley! 10am to 5pm - School Road, Samford Valley.

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Sep 9th - Jetty Fiesta

Redcliffe’s biggest street party! Redcliffe Parade will come alive with colour and chaos when the circus comes to town. This free street party will feature spectacular light displays, circus-inspired acts, beach performances, fire-twirling, neon lights and stage entertainment PLUS the biggest fireworks display ever seen in the Moreton Bay region exploding from the Redcliffe Jetty. You can wander through the twilight markets and food stalls or enjoy dinner at a local restaurant soaking up the electric atmosphere. 3pm to 9pm - Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe.

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Sep 9th - St Williams Festival of Fun

The St William's Primary School Festival of Fun is a fantastic event for everyone to attend. Highlights include traditional school fete stalls, exciting rides, entertainment, displays, performances, activities, community stalls and food - glorious food! - Dawson Pde, Keperra.

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Sep 9th - Capalaba State College Fete

The Capalaba State College Fete will be the culmination of dedicated parents, teaching staff, and community members working together to bring the Redlands an event which will celebrate our College and showcase the students and their talents in Visual Arts, Dance and Music. Come along and enjoy this Great Family event with Rides, Entertainment, Prizes, Show Bags, Face painting, Food, Market Stalls and much more. 11:30am to 6:00pm - School Road, Capalaba.

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Sep 15th - 24th : 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 15 - 24 : various locations around Toowoomba.

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Oct 6th - 8th : Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane is proudly Australia’s largest German Festival and one of Brisbane’s major events! Join us over the weekends of 6-8 & 13-15 of Oktober, as we celebrate all things German. Bring your family and friends to the Brisbane Showgrounds and experience the atmosphere and spectacle that is Oktoberfest Brisbane. See the Brisbane Showgrounds transformed into a mini Bavaria, showcasing some of Germany’s finest food, drinks, entertainment and hospitality.. Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills.

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Oct 13th - 15th : Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane is proudly Australia’s largest German Festival and one of Brisbane’s major events! Join us over the weekends of 6-8 & 13-15 of Oktober, as we celebrate all things German. Bring your family and friends to the Brisbane Showgrounds and experience the atmosphere and spectacle that is Oktoberfest Brisbane. See the Brisbane Showgrounds transformed into a mini Bavaria, showcasing some of Germany’s finest food, drinks, entertainment and hospitality. Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills.

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Oct 14th : Canterbury College "30th Anniversary" Fair

The Canterbury Fair is coming! Join the Canterbury College community our for our fantastic 30th Anniversary celebration. Enjoy performances by our talented Dance, Drama and Music students, carnival rides, entertainment, delicious food and drink, market stalls, exhibits, displays, games, prizes and a spectacular fireworks display! 1.00pm to 7.30pm - Old Logan Village Rd, Waterford.

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