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Top Fairs, Fetes & Festivals August 2018 - Brisbane

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Published July 30th 2018
Fairs, Fetes & Festivals galore this August in Brissie
Brisbane and its surrounds will be hosting plenty of family-friendly fun fairs, fetes & festivals this August. Be sure to save the dates for month-long family fun day outs!

The list below features free & ticketed fairs, fetes & festivals:

1. Pine Rivers Show
When: 3- 5 August 2018: 9am-9pm & 5th: 9am-4pm
Where: Pine Rivers Showgrounds, 757 Gympie Rd, Lawnton
Cost: Adults: $15pp, Concession: $10pp, High School Students: $10pp & Primary School Students under: Free
Details: This family-friendly show will feature plenty of fun with a jam-packed lineup of entertainment, activities, showbags, food stalls & trucks, competitions, carnival & amusement rides, displays, exhibitions, carnival festivities, shows, firework show and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Pine Rivers Show Facebook


2. Moggill State School Mogganza
When: 4 August 2018: 11am-7pm
Where: Moggill State School, Moggill Rd, Moggill
Cost: Free
Details: The whole family will certainly be entertained at this fair. There will be non-stop activities, carnival festivities, amusement & carnival rides, novelties, market stalls, displays, food stalls & trucks, performances, firework show at 6:30pm and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Mogganza Facebook


3. The Gap State School Fete
When: 4 August 2018: 11am-5pm
Where: The Gap State School, Cnr Waterworks & Settlement Roads, The Gap
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will be loaded with entertainment, activities, market stalls, sideshow alley, amusement rides, auction, suitcase rummage, performances, food trucks, coffee carts, demonstrations, chill-out tent zone and more. Amusement rides single tickets $6 & All Day Ride Pass: $35pp. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Gap State School Fete 2018 Facebook


4. FestiValley
When: 4 August 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Samford Valley Steiner School, 5 Narrawa Drive, Wights Mountain
Cost: Free
Details: FestiValley will transform the bushland grounds into a vibrant marketplace of food, art & craft, entertainment, activities including gem fossicking for the little ones, face painting, animal petting farm, storytelling and workshops. There will also be market stalls, puppet shows, live performances and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from festiValley Facebook


5. Groves Community Fair
When: 4 August 2018: 1pm-6pm
Where: 70 Laughlin St, Kingston
Cost: Free
Details: This fair will showcase entertainment, carnival rides, firework shows, student performances, school tours, showbags, displays, activities, food stalls, games and more. All-you-ride armbands can be purchased for $26pp. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Groves Christian College Facebook


6. St.Joseph's Fete
When: 4 August 2018
Where: St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, 30 Eldorado St, Bracken Ridge
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly fete will feature plenty of fun with entertainment for all ages, activities, games, face painting, trash n' treasure, sideshow games, showbags, carnival rides, food stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Joseph's Fete Bracken Ridge Facebook


7. Clayfield College Fair
When: 4 August 2018: 11am-4pm
Where: Clayfield College, Gregory St, Clayfield
Cost: Free
Details: There will be non-stop entertainment at this fair! The fair will feature activities, amusement rides, animal farm, pony rides, culinary delights, local artisan market stalls, performances, demonstrations, personal campus tours and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Clayfield College Facebook


8. Winter Carnival
When: 4 August 2018: From 12pm
Where: Rochedale South State School, Wendron St, Rochedale
Cost: Free
Details: This carnival will be filled with a huge range of entertainment, activities, market stalls, amusement & carnival rides, sideshow alley, showbags, dunk tank, face painting, live performances, silent auction, prizes to be won, firework display at 6pm and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Rochedale South State School Facebook


9. Community Fete
When: 5 August 2018: 9:30pm-3:30pm
Where: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School, Norfolk St, Coorparoo
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly fete will include non-stop entertainment, activities, 35 market stalls, sample bags, face painting, handmade gifts, vintage clothing, international food stalls, amusement rides for all ages, pre-loved book sale, bar, live music and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Mt Carmel Fete Facebook


10. St Joseph's Fete North Ipswich
When: 5 August 2018
Where: St Joseph's Primary School, 42 Pine Mountain Rd, North Ipswich
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will be loaded with entertainment, activities, games, trash n' treasure, chocolate toss, amusement rides, exhibitions, art & craft, cake stall, barbecue, market stalls and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Joseph's Fete 2018 Facebook


11. Gather Festival
When: 5 August 2018
Where: St Ita's Primary School, Dutton Park, Brisbane
Cost: Free
Details: This festival will transform St Ita's Primary School into a wonderland of fun with entertainment, activities, games, exhibits, artwork from emerging artists and local commercial galleries, market stalls, food stalls, kids zone, amusement rides and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from gather.FESTIVAL Facebook


12. Guardian Angles Primary School Fete
When: 5 August 2018: 10am-2pm
Where: Guardian Angles Primary School, Bay Terrace, Wynnum
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will feature plenty of family-friendly fun with all-day entertainment, activities, market stalls, prizes to be won, food & drink stalls, trash n' treasure, amusement rides, pre-loved toys for sale, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Guardian Angels Fete Facebook


13. Brisbane Marathon Festival
When: 5 August 2018
Where: Brisbane City- see website
Cost: Fundraising event
Details: This fun festival will feature a full marathon and half marathon, along with 10km and 5km fun runs and kid's 1km mini-marathon. The course is mostly flat and spectator friendly too. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from McDonald's Brisbane Marathon Festival Facebook


14. Brisbane EKKA
When: 10-19 August 2018
Where: Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills
Cost: Tickets range from $0-$100pp
Details: This event is Queensland's largest annual event and it will showcase non-stop entertainment, activities, carnival festivities, amusement & carnival rides, shows, competitions, award-winning food & wine, market stalls, demonstrations and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Ekka Facebook


15. Korean Cultural Festival
When: 11 August 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: King George Square, Brisbane City
Cost: Free
Details: This multicultural family-friendly festival will celebrate all things South Korean with traditional entertainment, performances, demonstrations, acts, shows, taekwondo, kid's activities, games, roving performers and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from 퀸스랜드 주 한인회 The Korean Society of Queensland Facebook


16. Helidon Heritage Fair
When: 12 August 2018
Where: Helidon Cricket Grounds, Arthur St, Helidon
Cost: Free
Details: This fair will showcase entertainment, grand parade, tug-o-war, billy cart derby, 100-yard dash for cash, pie eating competition, food stalls, activities, carnival festivities and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Helidon Heritage Fair Facebook


17. Kalinga Dash
When: 12 August 2018
Where: Kalinga Park, Clayfield
Cost: Registration Fees range from $10-$50pp
Details: This dash will feature 4.2km and 7.5km fun run/walks and a kids 2km dash, entertainment, prizes to be won, activities, carnival rides for all ages, market stalls, sideshow alleys, food stalls and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Kalinga Dash Facebook


18. Caboolture Family Fun Day
When: 13 August 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: Centenary Lakes, 16 Stringfellow Rd, Caboolture
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will feature non-stop entertainment for all ages. There will be activities, amusement rides, stage shows, showbags, market stalls, food stalls, games, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Visit Moreton Bay Region Facebook


19. Grand Avenue Ekka Fun Day
When: 15 August 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: Grand Ave, Forest Lake
Cost: Free
Details: There will plenty of fun at this event with entertainment, carnival rides, activities, market stalls, food & drink stalls, carnival festivities, games and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Grand Avenue S.S Ekka Fun Day Facebook


20. India Day Fair
When: 18 August 2018: 9am-9pm
Where: Roma Street Parklands, 1 Parkland Boulevard, Brisbane City
Cost: Free
Details: This multicultural family-friendly fair will celebrate the anniversary of Indian Independence in 1947. The fair will feature entertainment, parades, art & craft, cultural stalls, games, demonstrations, traditional performances, firework displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from GOPIO Queensland Facebook


21. Strawberry Festival
When: 18 August 2018: 11am-8pm
Where: Sandstone Point Hotel, 1800 Bribie Island Rd, Sandstone Point
Cost: Tickets range from $2-$5.50pp
Details: This festival will be one 'berrylicious' day of all things strawberry & berry. There will be plenty of entertainment for all ages, strawberry stalls, strawberry milkshakes & chocolate coated strawberries, children's shows, amusement rides, live music, performances, strawberry drinks at the Strawberry Patch Bar, firework displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sandstone Point Hotel Facebook


22. Family Fun Day
When: 18 August 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: Woombye State School, Pinegrove Rd, Woombye
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will feature a line-up of entertainment, activities, market stalls, food & drinks stalls, silent auction, raffles, face painting, carnival rides, displays, games and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Woombye State School P&C Association Facebook


23. Jindalee State School Fete
When: 25 August 2018: 11am-7pm
Where: Jindalee State School, 114 Burrendah Rd, Jindalee
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will be jam-packed with a family-friendly line-up of events, entertainment, activities, art & craft, raffles, face painting, trash n' treasure, amusement & carnival rides, carnival festivities, mouth-watering food & drink stalls, BBQ, firework displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Jindalee State School Fete Facebook


24. Graceville State School Fete
When: 25 August 2018: 6am-9pm
Where: Graceville State School, Cnr Oxley Rd & Acacia Ave, Graceville
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will be loaded with entertainment, games, activities, performances, amusement rides, showbags, cake stalls, food & drink stalls, market stalls, firework displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Graceville State School Fete Facebook


25. Flinders Fair
When: 25 August 2018: 1pm-7pm
Where: Matthew Flinders College, Stringybark Rd, Buderim
Cost: Free
Details: This fair will showcase a range of family-friendly entertainment, activities, games, market stalls, food stalls, firework displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Matthew Flinders Anglican College Facebook


26. SpringFest
When: 25 August 2018: 11am-5pm
Where: Brisbane Christian College, 63 Fairlie Terrace, Salisbury
Cost: Free
Details: This festival will showcase entertainment, activities, games, helicopters & rocket shows, displays, amusement rides, food & drink stalls, personal college tours, market stalls and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane Christian College Facebook


27. TooCon Pop Culture Festival
When: 25 August 2018: 1pm-8pm
Where: Toowoomba Regional Libraries, 155 Herries St, Toowoomba
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly festival will feature pop-culture entertainment, local artisans market stalls, performances, displays, activities and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Toowoomba Regional Libraries Facebook


28. Redcliffe KiteFest
When: 25 & 26 August 2018
Where: Pelican Park, 101 Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf
Cost: Adults: $10pp, Concession: $5pp, Children under 15yrs: $5pp, Children under 2yrs: Free & Family (2 adults 2 kids or 1 adult 3 kids): $25
Details: This family-friendly festival will include plenty of excitement and fun with entertainment, kite displays, shows, workshops, market stalls, live music, roving performers, kite shows and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Redcliffe KiteFest Facebook


29. Our Lady of Lourdes Fete
When: 26 August 2018: 9am-3pm
Where: Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School, 19 Shearwin St, Sunnybank
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will feature plenty of family-friendly fun with entertainment, performances, sideshow alley, attractions, activities, market stalls, trash n' treasure, food & drink stalls, games and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School Facebook


30. Rainbow Carnival
When: 26 August 2018: 9am-2pm
Where: Norm Buchan Park, Rainworth Rd, Bardon
Cost: Free
Details: This Carnival will be hosted by Rainworth State School and it will feature entertainment, performances, games, activities, displays, amusement rides, food stalls, bargain book stalls, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Our Bardon Facebook


31. Bridge to Brisbane
When: 26 August 2018
Where: See website
Cost: Fundraising event
Details: This event will feature a morning of running for charity as you take in some of Brisbane's most iconic landmarks including running over the Story Bridge and finishing at the beautiful South Bank Parkland. The event will also include family-friendly entertainment, activities, pop-up picnic, prizes to be won and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Bridge to Brisbane Facebook


32. St. Brendan's Community Bash
When: 26 August 2018: 9am-3pm
Where: St Brendan's Catholic Primary School, 17 Hawtree St, Moorooka (use Brier Street entrance)
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will include various market stalls, entertainment, second-hand book stalls, fresh produce markets, activities, international food stalls, activities and more. Click here for the website.
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When: 1-31 August 2018
Where: Brisbane & Surrounds
Cost: Free & Ticketed Events- See Above
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