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Photo courtesy visit Moreton Bay Region webpage


Get ready as the gates of Woodfordia re-open this December to welcome the 2019/2020 Woodford Folk Festival for a wonderous, bohemian, musical and creative experience in South East Queensland.

Over 6 days and nights from the 27 December to 1 January, the Woodford Folk Festival is set to entertain and delight visitors with an extravaganza of live music, arts and craft, stalls, thrilling circus performances, and delicious food in its village atmosphere.

The event will feature over 2000 local, national and international performers across 438 events and includes a children's program, talks program, book workshops.

To get a sense of the scale of the event, check out the stats which speak for themselves. The festival build includes:

  • Installation of over 20,000 square metres of canvas for 35 venues, 15 bars and over 200 food, craft and merchandise stalls

  • Erection of over 5,500 signs

  • Installation of over 13ks of fencing

  • Placement of over 60 temporary offices and hired amenity blocks

  • Filtration of 14 million litres of water

  • Cleaning of over 500 toilets and 341 showers

  • Distribution of 15ks electrical and communication cabling

  • Construction of 25 stages

  • Placement of 16,000 chairs

  • Installation of 600 lanterns

    This year's line-up includes Archie Roach, Dr Karl Kruszlinski, Kerry O'Brien, Matt Golinksi, Peter Greste, Sambalicious and more.

    Photo courtesy Archie Roach facebook page


    Pitch a tent, bring your van or glamp it up and stay on-site to create the Woodfrdia community. Check out the Woodford Folk Festival website and go to the ticket menu for the ticket selection including day/evening and season tickets and see all information about onsite accommodation options.

    The festival also has a volunteers program if you are interested in getting involved first hand.

    Get ready to get along to this year's Woodford Folk Festival and join the Woodfordia community this holiday season.
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    When: 26 Dec 2019 (camping site access), 2 Jan 2020 (close down)
    Where: 87 Woodrow Road, Woodford
    Cost: Up to $647.00 for adult ticket with camping
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