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 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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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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14 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Celebrate the spirit of Christmas under the stars in a free evening of entertainment at the Broadbeach Christmas Carols.
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14 Dec 2013
Mooloolaba's Christmas Boat Parade is fun for everyone ! Bring your family, bring your friends. Pack a picnic.
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18 Dec 2013
The Festival of Small Halls-Folk Festival is a series of tours that sends the best Folk and Contemporary acoustic artists on the road to halls in communities all over Australia.
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21 Dec 2013 Free Entry
Santa arrives all the way from the North Pole at 5.30pm at the Carols on the Broadwater. Glow sticks available to purchase from reception.
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