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Redcliffe & Surrounds – Local Events & Activities

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Redcliffe Festival of Sails

Date: Friday 2nd April
Time: 9:00pm – 4:00pm
Place: Suttons Beach Park, Marine Parade, Redcliffe

This Good Friday, point the steering wheel towards Redcliffe and spend the day by the seaside at the COVID-Safe Redcliffe Festival of Sails! Packed with fun the whole family will love this Easter and the best vantage point to catch the historic Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, there’s no better place to kick off the long-weekend.

Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race

Considered one of the biggest yacht races in Australia, the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race sets the scene for this Festival. Usually occurring in the morning, the competing yachts will pass across Moreton Bay en route for Gladstone in the hopes of winning the prestigious Cup.

To get a good view of the event unfolding, bring your chairs or picnic blanket and binoculars and find a place on the beach early. Good spots tend to go fast!

Festival Markets

Another enjoyable aspect of the Redcliffe Sails Festival is the hundreds of markets that set up every year. From arts and crafts to delicious food stalls, there is something for everyone at the market place.

Enjoy the beach

Suttons Beach will come alive during Redcliffe Festival of Sails. Be sure to go and visit the Beach Zone once you get there. The first thing that will meet your eyes will be the incredible hand crafted sand sculptures. The kids will love getting their hands messy making their own sand sculptures, too, on this accessible shoreline. There really is something for everyone.

Easter Bunny

It wouldn’t be Good Friday or Festival of Sails without the Easter Bunny, making the infamous festival appearance via water this year.

Sesame Lane Easter Egg Hunt

The kids will love exploring the event site via the FREE Easter Bunny’s Easter Egg Hunt. Collect your treasure map and follow the clues to collect your eggs!

Live Stage Entertainment

Every year at the Redcliffe Festival of Sails, live stage entertainment is provided all day on the Main Stage. Be sure to check it out and get your groove on! Music and entertainment make it a great day out for kids and parents alike. The full program of live music and entertainment will be confirmed closer to the event.

Pop-up Ice Cream Fair

Journey through the Pop-up Ice-cream Fair, dedicated to everything sweet, creamy, and frozen, and set your tastebuds dancing with a selection of gourmet desserts. This dedicated zone is a dream for sweet tooths.

For more information visit https://www.visitmoretonbayregion.com.au/whats-on/redcliffe-festival-of-sails

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Sandstone Point Hotel presents Easter Eggstravaganza

Date: Sunday 4th April
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point QLD

Hop to Sandstone Point Hotel’s waterfront for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Sunday 4th April! Don’t miss Easter Sunday’s best family fun day with something for everyone!

The Easter egg hunt is back on with over 6,000 eggs to find!

Want to give it a crack? It’s free but pre-registrations are essential! To register, email: info@sandstonepointhotel.com.au. The egg-citement keeps coming! Enjoy live music, kids rides, entertainment and Australia’s largest inflatable theme park, THE INFLATABLE FACTORY! Plus a visit from the Easter Bunny himself!

Free entry into the event!

Rides and The Inflatable Factory have an additional cost.

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Caboolture Markets

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 6:00am – 12:00pm
Place: 100 Old Gympie Rd, Caboolture QLD 4510

300 Stalls of anything you can imagine!

Every Sunday morning from 6am, Caboolture Markets are a thriving hub of bargain shoppers, collectable hunters and fresh food junkies. With a country town feel, thousands of people attend this market every week to enjoy coffee, browse the 300 plus stalls and enjoy children’s amusements. Caboolture Markets is truly a family-geared outdoor shopping experience – make a day of it!

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Petrie Town Country Market: Old Petrie Town

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 7:00am – 1:00pm
Place: 901 Dayboro Road, Whiteside, 4503

The Petrie Markets have a charming feel and historically-inspired location in Old Petrie Town. Market stalls of old-fashioned goods, fresh produce and yesteryear’s curios are lined alongside old-world inspired bake and lolly stores. Minstrels roam the streets entertaining, there’s a hawkers food barn and vast green lawns to relax, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy your food on. Take a trip back in time, this Moreton Region Market is as much a historical journey as a shopping experience.

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Bite Markets

Date: Every Friday & Saturday
Time: Fri, Sat 4pm – 10pm
Place: Take exit 150 off the M1 – 29 Nolan Dr, Morayfield

A shipping container setup complete in a colourful creative precinct, Bite Markets showcases local talents, so prepare to feast on meals whipped up by the best producers, food creators and artisans in the area.

Wander around Bite Markets in the open air. Happening every Friday and Saturday night in Brisbane’s North, Bite Market’s serves up plenty of food and thirst quenchers.

For more information visit the website

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Redcliffe Jetty Markets

Date: Every Sunday
Time: From 8:00am – 12:00pm
Place: Redcliffe Foreshore, Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe

Live entertainment, fresh farm goods and produce, quality arts and crafts, handmade items, jewellery, clothing, children’s toys, exotic imports, ethnic food specialities and so much more can be found right on the foreshore in the heart of Redcliffe.