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Burrum Coal Discovery Festival
Burrum Coal Discovery Festival
Burrum Coal Discovery Festival
Burrum Coal Discovery Festival
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Burrum Coal Discovery Festival
Howard, Burrum Coast

19 - 20 July

07 4129 0996

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April 2013 was the 150th anniversary of the discovery of coal in Howard and Torbanlea by the Miller Brothers. Come and celebrate with Mary Heritage, a Town Crier, firing of the cannon, a street parade, historical displays and demonstrations, tours around the town, and damper and billy tea. The locals will dress in period clothing, vintage car, truck and machinery displays, an old time dinner dance, market stalls, Gympie Fifth Light Horse Brigade demonstrations, working sheep dog and dog agility demonstration, kids rides and activities, a craft display, combined Church service, fun run, Active Riders sports day, and a miners reunion luncheon.

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You are invited to join in the celebrations and soak up the wonderful historical atmosphere of the vintage towns of Howard and Burrum District.

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Alcohol
  • Ambulance
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Coach Parking
    Coach Parking
  • Courtesy transfer
    Courtesy transfer
  • Entertainment
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Kiosk
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Free Entry

Event Dates

19 - 20 July

Frequency: Annual


Various Venues Around Town

56 Steley Street
Howard, Burrum Coast
Queensland Australia 4659

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