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The tradition continues

Chevallum Strawbfest returns for its 33rd season in 2019!

All are welcome to join in one of the most anticipated and renowned community events on the Sunshine Coast calendar on Friday 6th September at Chevallum State School.

The festivities will kick off at 5pm and eventgoers will be treated to a jam-packed program of activities and events! Expect a unique mix of fun, fabulous food, a stellar live music line-up and of course, lots of yummy strawberries!

This vibrant community event offers a multi-cultural world of food and a variety of entertainment for all ages! 2019 program highlights include:

  • Strawberry Treats: This year's magnificent strawberry celebration includes Strawberry and Marshmallow Kebabs, Strawberry Daiquiris, Choc-dipped Strawberries, Strawberry Ice-cream, Strawberry Sundae, Strawberry Jam and fresh and juicy Strawberry Punnets!

  • Rides: Strawbfest has rides for big kids, little kids and "Don't you dare call me a kid" kids! Team up and battle it out in the large Laser Tag Area, have a ball in the Party Bouncer Disco Castle, enjoy the thrill of the Mega Chairs and go for a spin in the Mad Hatters Tea Cups. Other rides to look forward to are Scrambler, Round-up and the Bounce and Fun Castle in the U8's area.

  • The Think Money main stage: Enjoy a foot-stomping line-up of local musicians and bands across three stages. Bring a blanket or chair and settle in for some great tunes from the likes of Ruby Gilbert, Rob Longstaff, and Dan Horne and Band.

  • Stalls: Strawbfest plays host a bustling range of stalls. Find treasures at the Pre-Loved Stalls, be inspired by blooming Flower & Plant Stalls and discover toys and other unexpected treats at the Bottle Stall.

  • Food: Purchase Strawberry Dollars and enjoy tantalising delights from all corners of the globe. From nachos, pulled pork, sushi and curry to BBQ, hamburgers, hot dogs and coffee & cake, there will be something for everyone!

  • Sideshow Alley: Try your luck at sideshow alley! There are heaps of games with plenty of great prizes up for grabs. Can you get the token on the chocolate bar you want? Maybe you will be the first to get the hoop over the peg!

  • NEW in 2019: Dunk Tank: A new attraction for 2019 is the awesome Dunk Tank! Who will you dare to jump in?

  • NEW in 2019: Photo Booth: Take 'Strawesome' photo with friends with the Insta cut out! Dress ups are provided!

  • The Lounge : Relax and unwind to gentle music while you enjoy some Strawberry Pavlova and a barista-made cup of coffee.

  • Mega Raffle: The Mega Raffle has become a huge part of Strawbfest. This year, there is $10,000 worth of prizes up for grabs! Check out the full list of donated prizes here.

    The event will close with the Heritage Palmwoods Community Branch Fireworks display at 9pm. Make sure to mark the date, Friday 6th September for Strawbfest - a celebration of community and all things Strawberry!

    Plan your visit now at strawbfest.com.au

    Chevallum is proud to partner with vital local strawberry growers and the wider strawberry industry. All are encouraged to jump on board to support both the school and the community of local growers. The organisers wish to thank the local strawberry industry for their continued generous support of Strawbfest and look forward to presenting delicious strawberry treats aplenty on the first Friday of September.

    At the heart of Strawbfest is the local strawberry growers. Each year, the strawberry farms open up their hearts and allow the kids to strawberries and donate tonnes of fresh strawberries to make the delicious strawberry treats on offer. Click here for more information.

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    When: Friday 6 September 5pm - 9pm
    Where: Chevallum State School, 460 Chevallum Rd, Chevallum QLD 4555
    Cost: FREE
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    Well done Vanessa, another great event to attend and most of us LOVE strawberries!
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