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.
3 Mar to 1 Dec 2013
All aboard! Travel through Brisbane on an historic steam train and relive the splendour of a bygone era.
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16 to 19 May 2013
Celebrating its tenth year, The Noosa International Food and Wine Festival has truly earned its place as Australia's premier food, wine and lifestyle event, hosting over 200 of the world's most prominent chefs, winemakers, food personalities, media and foodies over a four day program.
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17 to 26 May 2013 Free Entry
Port Douglas Carnivale celebrates everything wonderful about Tropical North Australia.
With music, arts, sports, cuisine, culture and entertainment, there is every reason to head for a 'taste of paradise'.
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18 to 19 May 2013
The Redcliffe KiteFest is an annual festival celebrating kites of all shapes, sizes and colours.
This festival located at Pelican Park in Clontarf, Queensland attracts over 25,000 people each year.
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18 to 19 May 2013
Paniyiri Greek Festival will be held on Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19, this year, making it the longest running cultural festival in Queensland and the longest running Greek festival in Australia!
In Musgrave Park more than 30 food stalls will showcase the tastes, recipes and secrets of food from all corners of Greece while on the main stage famous Greek dances the Zorba, Sirto, Kalamatiano and Sousta, performed to music performed on traditional Greek instruments including the bouzouki, tarabuka, lira and laouto are enjoyed by Greeks and non-Greeks alike in a wonderful cross cultural celebration.
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18 to 19 May 2013 Free Entry
Come and join them at the Rockhampton Relay For Life. A fantastic opportunity to get together with your community to celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer.
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18 to 26 May 2013 Free Entry
The Pine Rivers Festival is a celebration of what the region has to offer combining nine separate family events into two jam packed weekends.
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19 May 2013
The annual Hampton Food and Arts Festival is a celebration of a vibrant community rich in food production and artistic endeavours, in the picturesque high country village of Hampton.
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19 May 2013 Free Entry
50 days after Easter, the Whitsunday community is invited to come together to celebrate at the Whitsunday Sailing Club with the Blessing of the Fleet and People's Day.
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22 May 2013
The Biggest Morning Tea Cuppa for Cancer event includes talks, garden tours and demonstrations. All proceeds will go to the Cancer Council.
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