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2020 Australia Day in Redcliffe - FREE Event

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by Gillian Ching (subscribe)
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Celebrate Australia Day Around Moreton Bay

If you feel like spending Australia Day by the sea while not venturing too far from Brisbane, Sutton Beach at Redcliffe has a full program of free family fun to help celebrate the holiday.

A jam-packed program of events run from 3pm-8pm at Marine Parade, Redcliffe,

Check out what's on offer.

The famous lamington eating competition
Your love of that sweet Aussie chocolate sponged delight, the lamington, will be put to the test in the lamington eating competition. Don't miss this festival highlight. How many can you eat?

If you are still hungry after that, there will be food trucks on site.

Live Music
The main stage will feature live performances from midday right through until 7:30pm

Beach activities
Join in the fun beach activities for a game of beach cricket, beach sack races and beach volleyball. Cool off on the water with the Float 'n' Fun Paddle Boards.

Redcliffe water views

Garden games
Fancy staying on dry land then head to the garden games and try your luck with games including giant Jenga and Tic Tac Toe.

Fireworks finale
Finish off your Australia Day with a bang with a fabulous fireworks display from 7.30pm.

On Australia Day, the setting seems fitting since Redcliffe was once a Moreton Bay convict settlement for the most hardened of criminals and difficult prisoners It had a reputation for violence and death from disease. In 1831, convict numbers peaked at 947 but declined to 374 in 1835 as the convict settlement closed.

The Redcliffe waterfront

So get amongst the fun at Redcliffe this Australia Day. Redcliffe is located 35 kms from the Brisbane CBD.
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Why? Celebrate Australia Day at Redciffe
When: 3pm - 8pm
Where: Suttons Beach, Redcliffe
Cost: Free
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