No matter when you're coming on holiday, there's bound to be a festival (or several) on throughout the State for you to participate in and enjoy. Browse through the events below to see what's on during your holiday.
12 Dec 2014 to 26 Jan 2015
Australia's largest inflatable water park is re-opening at the Townsville Showgrounds. Come and enjoy a family fun day in the sun with slides, entertainment and food and drinks galore.
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26 Jan 2015 Free Entry
Join in the 2015 Australia Day celebrations at Whitsunday Sailing Club. The event will include terrific live music, the Whitsunday Regional Council's Australia Day awards ceremony, plenty of activities for the kids and more.
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26 Jan 2015 Free Entry
The Great Australia Day Beach Party is one of the biggest and best family fun days ever staged on the Capricorn Coast.
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31 Jan 2015
Feathers Gold Coast Women's Social Club present Monthly Dance with Video DJ Disco Sista. Awesome effects and top quality video DJ.
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1 to 28 Feb 2015
Over many years, a tradition has evolved, for visitors during Chinese New Year to celebrate at dawn, on a hot air balloon in Queensland, to bring luck for the upcoming year.
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5 to 15 Feb 2015
Mardi Gras, Midsumma and now MELT... Celebrate summer in Brisbane the LGBTIQ way.
For 11 days in February, Brisbane Powerhouse will host MELT: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture.
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6 to 28 Feb 2015 Free Entry
Cairns Chinese New Year 2015 - Year of the Sheep.
Celebrate the new Luna Year in Cairns with a number of vibrant cultural experiences, from first class dining, street festivals, art exhibitions, traditional entertainment and games, and demonstrations.
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7 Feb 2015
Come and celebrate the start of Vintage at Golden Grove Estate. Now in its 16th year, help bring home the harvest, with the blessing of the vintage and then the stomping of the grapes to the music of the tarantella.
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12 to 15 Feb 2015 Free Entry
A celebration of all things melon and a tribute to our town's melon farming reputation, the Chinchilla Melon Festival has become a renowned Queensland event.
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12 to 28 Feb 2015
Every day of Chinese New Year, a fleet of balloons take off, with daily door to door transfers from all Brisbane city accommodation, celebrate the Year of the Sheep by seeing a fresh new day from a balloon basket, sure to bring luck for the year ahead.
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