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Top May Fairs & Fetes in Brisbane

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by Gypsy Rose (subscribe)
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Published April 22nd 2018
It is going to be one “fairtastic & fetetastic” month of fun for everyone
Keep the whole family entertained this May with the list below of free & ticketed fairs and fetes across Brisbane and its surrounds:

1. BBQ & Beer Roadshow
When: 5 May 2018: 11am-9pm
Where: Redland Showgrounds, Long & Smith Streets, Cleveland
Cost: Adults: $15-$25pp & Teenagers: $10-$15pp & Kids under 12yrs free.
Details: This foodies fair will feature some of Australia's (and the World) most delicious craft brews. Your taste buds will run wild with the aromas from the scrumptious BBQ. The event will also feature live entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from BBQ & Beer Roadshow Facebook


2. Junction Park State School Fete
When: 6 May 2018: 9:30am-3pm
Where: 50 Waldheim St, Annerley
Cost: Free
Details: Junction Park State School will be turning 130 this year and as a celebration, this fete will showcase plenty of festivities with live entertainment, amusement rides, petting zoo, international food stalls galore, market stalls, live performances, games, showbags, activities and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Junction Park State School Fete Facebook


3. John Paul College Mayfair
When: 11 May 2018: 3pm-8pm
Where: John Paul Drive, Daisy Hill
Cost: Free
Details: This community event will showcase a fantastic afternoon filled with cultural food feast, live performances and entertainment, amusement rides for all ages, market stalls, raffle, prizes, fireworks displays and more. Click here for the website.

4. MacGregor Mayfest
When: 12 May 2018: 10am-6:30pm
Where: MacGregor State School, 370 McCullough St, Sunnybank
Cost: Free
Details: This school fair is all about celebrating community and it will feature plenty of entertainment, live performances, international food court, Mother's Day gifts, market stalls, art & craft stalls, games, activities, pony rides, petting zoo, raffle, carnival rides for the kids, firework displays and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from MacGregor State School P&C Facebook


5. Sherwood State School Fete
When: 12 May 2018: 8:30am-5pm
Where: Cnr Sherwood & Oxley Roads, Sherwood
Cost: Free
Details: There will be no shortage of family-friendly fun at this fete! The event will include plenty of activities, entertainment, live performances, market stalls, gourmet foods, amusement & carnival rides, games, bar, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sherwood State School FETE Facebook


6. Ashgrove Mother's Day Fete
When: 12 May 2018: 9:30am-4pm
Where: Ashgrove State School, 31 Glory St, Ashgrove
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will showcase market stalls which feature the biggest and best of pre-loved fashion, books, toys, art & craft, trash & treasure, international food stalls, sweets & cakes stalls and much more. The fete will also include a live auction, amusement rides, games, activities, and entertainment. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Ashgrove State School Fete Facebook


7. Ipswich Show
When: 18-20 May 2018
Where: See website
Cost: Tickets from $15pp- see website for all ticket pricing.
Details: This event will include plenty of entertainment, live performances, roving performers & entertainment, shows, amusement rides, showbags, Kids Zone, petting zoo, food court, activities, games, monster trucks, demolition derby, camel races, firework displays and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Ipswich Show Facebook


8. Brookfield Show
When: 18-20 May 2018
Where: Brookfield Showground, 550 Brookfield Rd, Brookfield
Cost: Free
Details: This show will showcase horse events, sideshow alley, rodeo, live music, ring events, competitions, entertainment, art & craft, stalls, firework displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brookfield Show Society Inc {Official Page} Facebook


9. Holland Park State School Fete
When: 19 May 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: 59 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park
Cost: Free
Details: This fete will be bigger and better than ever before with market stalls galore including baking goodies stalls, art & craft, plant stalls, live stage performances, entertainment, prizes, games, amusement rides and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Holland Park State School Facebook


10. Redeemer Fair
When: 19 May 2018: 12pm-6pm
Where: Rochedale Rd, Rochedale
Cost: Free
Details: The Fair is a major fundraising event for the Redeemer Lutheran College Parents and Friends Association and it will include plenty of family-friendly fun with entertainment, live performances, activities, games, market stalls, delicious food stalls, prizes, amusement rides, student expo, firework displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Redeemer Fair Facebook


11. Bethania Lutheran School Country Fair
When: 19 May 2018: 1pm-6:30pm
Where: 66 Glastonbury Dr, Bethania
Cost: Free
Details: This fair will feature an array of entertainment with amusement rides, market stalls, food trucks & stalls, activities, displays, games, fireworks displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Bethania Lutheran School Country Fair 2018 Facebook


12. Paniyiri Greek Festival
When: 19 & 20 May 2018: 19th: 12pm-10pm & 20th: 10am-7pm
Where: Musgrave Park, Edmonstone St, West End
Cost: One- day tickets: Adults: $12pp & Children under 13yrs free & Two-Day tickets: Adults: $20pp & Children under 13yrs free.
Details: For more than four decades, this multicultural festival has become Queensland's signature celebration of all things Greek and the event will include traditional music, live performances, cultural entertainment, competitions, church tours, Kids Zone, lectures, talks, storytelling, dancing, traditional food stalls, activities, demonstrations and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Paniyiri Greek Festival Facebook


13. Hills Carnivale
When: 26 May 2018
Where: George Wilmore Park, 52 Ferny Way, Ferny Hills
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will include a line-up of non-stop entertainment, activities, games, live performances, workshops, animal farm, pony rides, demonstrations, market stalls, multicultural food stalls, roving performers, amusement & carnival rides, fireworks displays and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Hills Festival Facebook


14. St Andrew's Primary School Fair
When: 27 May 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: 89 Hogarth Rd, Ferny Grove
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly school fair will include plenty of fun, entertainment, live performances, market stalls, art & craft stalls, amusement rides, food court, activities, games, and heaps more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Andrews Ferny Grove School Fair Facebook


15. St Agnes Primary School Fete
When: 27 May 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: 29 Tudor St, Mt Gravatt
Cost: Free
Details: Be entertained at this fete with non-stop festivities including performances, activities, games, amusement & carnival rides, market stalls, food stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Agnes Fete Facebook


16. Albany Fair
When: 27 May 2018: From 10am
Where: All Saints Primary School, 4 Faheys Road East, Albany Creek
Cost: Free
Details: The whole family will be entertained at this event with a line-up of performances, activities, games, carnival & amusement rides, jumping castles, games, food stalls including international foods, kids zone, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Albany Fair Facebook


17. Backyard Bonanza
When: 27 May 2018: 9am-1:30pm
Where: McPherson Park, 146 Denham St, Bracken Ridge
Cost: Free
Details: This community event will include plenty of family-friendly fun with entertainment, live performances, displays, market stalls, scrumptious food stalls, steam train rides, Youth Zone, Kids Zone, workshops, demonstrations, amusement rides, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from BYB Facebook
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Why? Family-friendly entertainment
When: 1-31 May 2018
Where: Brisbane & surrounds- see above
Cost: Free & ticketed events - check above
Your Comment
Thanks Gypsy Rose - some great ideas. Looks like another big month for Brisvegas.
by May Cross (score: 3|5461) 577 days ago
Certainly will be! Thank you, May Cross :)
by Gypsy Rose (score: 2|498) 577 days ago
Thank you, vonni :)
by Gypsy Rose (score: 2|498) 576 days ago
Lots of great things happening in Briz Gypsy
by Gillian Ching (score: 2|605) 574 days ago
Certainly will be all happening this May at Brissie! Thank you, Gillian Ching :)
by Gypsy Rose (score: 2|498) 574 days ago
Thanks. Love a School Fete. Affordable family outing.
And can't go past the trash n treasure. And home baked treats.
by vonni (score: 0|8) 577 days ago
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