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.
5 to 24 Dec 2013 Free Entry
All aboard with Santa! Bring your own Camera for free photos. From Thursdays to Sundays, including Christmas Eve, Santa will swap his sleigh for the train at the Ginger Factory and ride alongside excited little ones, sing carols and read a special story before posing for free photos at his gingerbread setting.
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7 Dec 2013
The annual CQUniversity Community Christmas Ball will be held again this year at the CQUniversity Sports Centre.
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7 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Bring the family along to the Moore Park Beach Christmas Carols and listen to all the favourite Christmas songs sung by the Moore Park State School choir.
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7 to 24 Dec 2013
The Christmas Wonderland has now grown to be one of Queensland's biggest light extravaganzas, and in 2012 over 80,000 visitors enjoyed the event.
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8 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Main Beach Tedder Avenue presents this fabulous community event filled with music, entertainment, food, wine and Christmas spirit.
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8 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Enjoy Family Fun, Kids Activities, Market Stalls, Show bags, and Food Stalls from 3pm. The Carols start from 5pm, hosted by Gold FM's Spider & Al.
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9 to 24 Dec 2013
Escape the heat and enter a winter wonderland at Cobb+Co museum for Santa's Workshop. There will be plenty of Christmas games, stories and creative activities, including creating a 3D snowman and decorating Christmas ornaments.
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11 to 24 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Christmas in Surfers Paradise packs a whole of lot of family fun in one seasonal celebration. Centrepieced by the Surfers Paradise Carols on the Beach concert, this year's festivities mix cherished tradition with a summer fizz to perfectly capture the best of a coastal Christmas.
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13 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Held each year, Bundaberg RSL Carols by Candlelight are a must for all the family. Plan to arrive early with chairs and blankets and take the night off from cooking as there will be food vendors on site.
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13 to 15 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Bring your family and friends to The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove and enjoy a program of free events this festive season.
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