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January

Redcliffe & Surrounds – Local Events & Activities

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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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Woodford Train Rides

Date: Sunday 17th January
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Place: 16-24 Margaret St, Woodford QLD 4514

Choo choo choose The Woodford Railway for your next family Sunday outing.

The Woodford Railway runs very affordable train rides Brisbane north of the city on the first and third Sunday of each month, with trains departing roughly every 30 minutes between 10am and 3:30pm.

The Woodford Railway invites local and visiting families, nostalgic couples and train-aficionados to come for an immersive experience learning about the locomotives of yesteryear in all their glory. The train ride round-trip lasts about 20 minutes, and affords passengers the opportunity to take in the beautiful rural Woodford scenery. You may even catch sight of grazing horses as the locomotive trundles past numerous lush pastures and paddocks.

After your scenic tour, grab some happy-snaps by the train and make the station shop your last pit-stop. You can indulge your appetite for all things locomotive by picking-up railway themed books and DVDs for sale, or just quench your thirst with a cold drink.

As for those who’ve built up an appetite, head outside for a picnic or a BBQ.

Fancy a Feed?

The Woodford Railway provides outdoor tables, BBQ facilities and grassy spots to spread out a picnic blanket. Tuck into a picnic or grill up some snags with the family before heading home, or venturing into Woodford township.

If you’re not keen on self-catering during your family day out, no worries, Woodford has you covered! Just drive, or take a stroll into town to discover a handful of fantastic little cafes and eateries all within 1km of the Woodford Railway.

Welcome to the Woodford Railway

Known to locals previously as the Durundur Railway, this historical site is home to heritage train locomotives and carriages from the sugar industry dating back to the 1960s and even earlier. All of the buildings have a story to tell as well. They are all genuine railway structures steeped in history, collected from nearby townships.

Train Rides Brisbane North Prices & More Information

  • Adults – $6
  • Senior – $4.50
  • Child (ages 5-15) – $3
  • Under 5 – FREE

Direct all enquiries regarding train rides, group train charters, becoming a volunteer, or making a donation to Brian on: 3354 2140.

To listen to pre-recorded information: Call 5496 1976

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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.