Brisbane Surrounds

Show Events: JANUARY – DECEMBER

2018

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2018

January    February    March    April    May    June

 

July    August    September    October    November    December

January Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay

 

Logan City

 

Scenic Rim
20 – 21 2018 Queensland State Championship Regatta
Contact phone:
07 3842 1200
26 Beaudesert Australia Day Races
Contact phone:
400825335
27 2018 Brisbane Boys College Regatta
Contact phone:
07 3842 1200
Ipswich
6 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
13 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
13 Sandstone Point Rodeo
17 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20 Grass Roots Rodeo – Redland Bay
27 Woodford Rodeo
31 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
26 Australia Day Celebrations
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
26 Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset

 

Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
12 Gatton Races
26 Beaudesert Races
26 Kilcoy Races

February Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
17 Moreton Bay Lunar New Year
23 – 24 Rugby League “Commonwealth Championship” Dolphin Park
24 – 25 Bribie Triathlon Series
16 Caravan, Camping, Boatinlong & 4x4Expo
24 Brisbane Beer Festival
Logan City
February 15 – March 2 Chinese New Year Festival
February 16 – March 18 SEQ Expo, Hills College, Jimboomba
February 23 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
16 – 19 Earth Frequency Festival
25 Tamborine Mountain Wedding Expo
Ipswich
7, 14, 23, 28 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
16 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
24 Gatton Gem Mineral & Fossil Show
Contact phone:
0418 824279
Feb 25 – March 3 Lockyer Valley country Music Round Up
Contact phone:
5465 1284
Somerset
1 – 22 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Dianne Mayer
10 – 11 Esk Antique Retro Collectable Fair
23 – 25 SSS Winch Challenge
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
15 Gatton Races
16 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
Feb. 25 – Mar. 3 Lockyer Valley Country Music Roundup – Laidley

March Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
2 – 4 Farm Fantastic Expo
24 – 25 Bribie Triathlon Series
30 Redcliffe Festival of Sails
Logan City
23 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
3 Chappy Challenge
16 – 18 CMC Rocks Queensland
17 Tamborine Mountain Show
Contact phone:
07 5545 2155
23 – 24 Beaudesert Show Campdraft
Contact phone:
07 5541 3200
24 Moogerah Passion Play
Contact phone:
07 5541 3200
Ipswich
March 2 – May 20 Ipswich Artists: works from the Collection
4 Ipswich Trail Run Series
7 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
10 Jimeoin
10 – 11 Drift Matsuri
14 Menopause: The Musical
15 – 18 CMC Rocks QLD
March 17 – April 29 ANZAC: Photographs by Laurence Aberhart
22 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
24 Ipswich Antique Collectable Fair
28 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
30 Santo’s Super Thunder
March 30 – April 1 125th Queensland Eisteddfod
March 30 – April 15 Under Construction
Lockyer Valley
10 The Handmade Expo Market
29 Queen’s Baton Relay and Community Celebrations
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1 – 22 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Garry and Seth Mudge
9 Somerset Film Club
10 Colours of Somerset
10 Kilcoy Show Ball
10 Esk Races
17 Lowood Art – Culture Festival
25 Say I do in Somerset Wedding Fair and Gift Emporium
27 Queens Baton Relay
Redlands
11 Rockabilly Revival – Cleveland
TBA Good Gardening Expo Indigiscape /Capalaba
Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
1 – 22 Glen Rock artist of the month Garry & Seth Mudge – Esk
8 – 11 Toogoolawah Campdraft
9 Gatton Races
9 Somerset Film Club – Toogoolawah
10 Esk Races
10 Colours of Somerset – Fernvale
10 Kilcoy Show Ball
17 Tamborine Mountain Show
24 Wyaralong Dam Carp/Tilapia Comp – via Beaudesert
24 Gatton Races
24 – 25 Beaudesert Campdraft

April Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
7 Eatons Hill Rodeo
29 Moreton Bay Triathlon
Logan City
1 Queens Baton Relay – Daisy Hill & Beenleigh
27 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 Queens Baton Relay Tamborine Mountain
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
1 ‘Shared Fire’ Community Celebration Tamborine Mountain
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
2 ‘Shared Fire’ Community Celebration Beaudesert
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
3 ‘Shared Fire’ Community Celebration Boonah
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
6 Rathdowney Memorial Campdraft
Contact phone:
0419 522 475
14 ‘Fire on Water’ Event Kooralbyn
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
21 Dust Hustle 6
Contact phone:
07 3844 6676
22 Heritage Bank Ipswich 100
Contact phone:
0421 877 202
25 Beaudesert ANZAC Day Races
Contact phone:
400825335
TBC Boonah Show Ball
Contact phone:
07 5463 1124
Ipswich
4 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 Eatons Hill Rodeo
8 Watercress Creek Olive Festival
8 – 9 MERIDA Hidden Vale 24HR
13 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
12 – 22 Ipswich Festival
14 Jet Car Thunder
14 – 15 Studio Gallery Open Weekend
20 – 22 Ipswich Festival of Cars
22 Heritage Bank Ipswich 100 Bike Ride
28 Rosewood Campdraft
Lockyer Valley
21 – 22 Laidley Heritage Weekend
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1 – 26 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Wayne Gillis
6 – 7 Kilcoy Show
7 Spudds and Dudds B and S Ball
11 april – 10 June Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery exhibition – In Response to Somerset by De- Habitus
13 Somerset Film Club
14 Toogoolawah Rodeo
21 Kilcoy Races
28 Lowood Utes and Chutes Rodeo
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
2 Beaudesert Races
6 – 7 Kilcoy Show
7 Beaudesert Races
14 Toogoolawah Charity Rodeo
14 – 15 West Moreton ASHS Futurity/Maturity/Challenges – Esk
20 Gatton Races
20 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
21 Kilcoy Races
25 Beaudesert Races

May Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
4 – 6 The Planting Festival
TBA Dayboro Day & Antiques & Collectables Fair
Logan City
25 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
27 LEAF – Logan Eco Action Festival
Scenic Rim
5 – 6 Boonah Writers Festival
5 – 6 Bunjurgen Estate Medieval Festival
11 – 13 O’Reilly’s Stinson Hike
Contact phone:
1800 688 722
18 – 20 Festival of Elegance
Contact phone:
0419 701 942
Ipswich
4 – 6 Redlands Modern Country Music Festival – Thornlands
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
6 Dayboro Rodeo
6 Mount Cotton Invitational PBR Rodeo
6 Rocklea Show
7 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
9 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
11 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
11 – 12 Marburg Show
12 Great Houses of Ipswich
12 Powercruise 1 Day Powerplay
May 12 – June 9 Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 – 20 Brookfield Show & Rodeo
18 – 20 Ipswich Show & Rodeo
25 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
May 26 – July 29 Wind Tubes
30 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
5 – 6 Gatton Heavy Horse Field Days
Contact phone:
0427 566029
6 Lockyer Antique Motor Association Swap Meet
Contact phone:
0429 643 148
11 – 12 Autumn Orchid Show
Contact phone:
0419 642 913
Somerset
1 – 31 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Diana Howcroft
11 Somerset Film Club
19 Esk Show Ball
19 – 20 Fernvale Campdraft
26 Lowood Show Ball
25 – 26 Esk Show
Redlands
TBA Redlands Cycling Criterium –Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
3 Gatton Races
5 – 6 Esk Campdraft
12 Fernvale Rodeo
12 – 13 Gatton Campdraft
19 Beaudesert Races
25 – 26 Esk Show

June Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
8 – 10 Caboolture Show
11 Caboolture Rodeo
22 – 23 Woodford Show
TBA Abbey Medieval Festival
TBA Moreton Bay Motor Show
Logan City
17 Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run
29 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 – 2 Boonah Show
Contact phone:
07 5463 1124
3 Beaudesert Motoring Enthusiasts Club Swap Meet & Static Vehicle Display
Contact phone:
(07) 5544 9230
10 Showcase of Scenic Rim’s Community
Contact phone:
0499 029384
10 Boonah Campdraft
Contact phone:
07 5463 1124
16 Scenic Rim Star Party
Contact phone:
0423 888 374
16 – 17 Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular
Contact phone:
0407 960 029
22 – 23 Kalbar Show
Contact phone:
0419 176 295
23 Beaudesert Cup Race Day
Contact phone:
0400 825 335
June 30 – July 8 Eat Local Week
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
30 Eat Local Week – Farm Gate Festival
Ipswich
2 – 3 Lockyer Valley Polocrosse Carnival – Laidley
7 – 10 Gulf Western Oil Winternationals
8 – 10 Caboolture Show & Rodeo
16 Brisbane Last Cowboy Standing PBR Rodeo – Boondall
16 Ipswich Cup Races – Bundamba
20 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
22 – 23 Woodford Show & Rodeo
22 – 24 Two Days of Thunder
29 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
29 – 30 Rosewood Show
June 29 – July 1 Redcliffe Show
June 29 – July 1 Rosewood Show, Campdraft & Rodeo
June 30 – July 1 Heritage Antique Collectable Fair
Lockyer Valley
2 Gatton Cup Race Day
Contact phone:
5462 2850
9 Mulgowie Bush Dance
Contact phone:
0413 126 114
22 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
23- 24 Chrome & Clutter Retro Festival
Contact phone:
5465 1099
Somerset
1 – 28 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Lynette Hughes
2 Toogoolawah Show Ball
8 Somerset Film Club
8 – 9 Toogoolawah Show
15 – 16 Lowood Show
16 Esk Garden and Lifestyle Fair
16 Kilcoy Races
16 June – 23 September Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery new exhibition – Sitting Quietly by Elizabeth Poole
30 Near North Coast Sub Chamber Showgirls and Rural Ambassador Finals
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
1 – 2 Boonah Show
2 Gatton Cup Races
5 Beaudesert Races
8 – 9 Toogoolawah Show
15 – 16 Lowood Show
16 Kilcoy Cup Races
21 Gatton Races
22 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
22 – 30 Kalbar Show
23 Beaudesert Cup Races

July Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
22 Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run
TBA Bribie Island Paniyiri Greek Festival
Logan City
27 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
29 Tour de Logan – Cycle event
Scenic Rim
7 Winter Harvest Festival
Contact phone:
5540 5111
21 The Shepherds Walk
Contact phone:
07 5541 3740
21 World Environment Day Festival – Boonah
Contact phone:
0435 992 798
TBC Canungra Rodeo
Contact phone:
0403 278556
TBC Lamington Eco Challenge
Contact phone:
0417 270 275
Ipswich
4 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 Caboolture Rodeo
7 Grandchester Express
7 – 8 Dayboro Show
8 Deagon Races
11 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
14 Paris Underground Encore
14 – 15 Samford Show
20 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20 – 22 Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint
25 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
27 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
27 – 29 Shannons Nationals
28 – 29 Mount Gravatt Show & Rodeo
Lockyer Valley
6 – 8 Laidley Show
Contact phone:
5465 1284
19 – 21 Gatton Show
Contact phone:
5462 2577
Somerset
1 – 26 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Somerset Art Society
8 Somerset Rail Trail Fun Run
13 Somerset Film Club
28 Esk Cultural Festival
Redlands
July 1 – Aug. 31 Quandamooka Festival –Redland City
27 – 29 Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival –North Stradbroke Island
Outer Brisbane
5 Gatton Races
6 – 8 Laidley Show & Rodeo
7 Esk Races
14 Canungra Rodeo
14 Esk Races
14 – 15 Stanley Rivers Polocrosse Carnival – Kilcoy
19 Gatton Races
19 – 21 Gatton Show
27 Gatton Races
28 Beaudesert Races

August Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
25 The Hills Carnivale
27 – 28 Redcliffe KiteFest
TBA Pine Rivers Show & Rodeo
Logan City
31 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
25 Canungra Show
Contact phone:
0403 278556
Aug 31 – Sept 8 Ritchie’s IGA Boonah Arts Festival
Contact phone:
0424 061 825
Ipswich
1 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
3 – 5 Pine Rivers Show & Rodeo – Lawnton
5 Queensland Raceway Formula Xtreme (QR-FX) Race Series
10 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
10 – 19 Royal Queensland Show (EKKA) – Brisbane
12 Logan Village Rodeo
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Antique Collectable Fair
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
29 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
31 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
1 – 5 World Cup Show Jumping
Contact phone:
0409 594167
11 Up the Creek Festival
Contact phone:
0408 555 634
12 Helidon Heritage Fair
Somerset
1 – 30 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Roey Fitzpatrick
10 Somerset Film Club
25 The Lowood Truck Show
Redlands
3 GreazeFest- Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
3 Gatton Races
18 Kilcoy Races
24 Laidley Rodeo
25 Boonah Rodeo
25 – 26 Canungra Show & Rodeo
26 Beaudesert Races

September Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
1 Moreton Bay Multiculture Fiesta
2 What’s Cooking in the Garden?
TBA Scarborough Sounds
TBA Bee Gee Way Dinner
TBA Jetty Fiesta
TBA Redcliffe Remembers
TBA Murri Rugby League Carnival
Logan City
Sept 22 – Oct 7 Imagination Children’s Festival
28 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 Coastal High 50
Contact phone:
0401 052 409
7 – 8 Beaudesert Agricultural Show
Contact phone:
07 5541 3200
14 – 16 Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival
Contact phone:
0414 300 558
16 Spring Swap Meet
Contact phone:
0404 084 830
21 – 23 Springtime on the Mountain
Contact phone:
0458 102 344
Ipswich
1 Great Houses of Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 – 9 Powercruise
7 – 16 Ipswich Musical Theatre Company presents Strictly Ballroom
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
14 Brisbane Racing Club Rodeo – Doomben
14 – 16 Neurum Creek Music Festival
15 Beenleigh Show
21 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
26 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
1 Mulgowie Gift & Fun Run
Contact phone:
0427 061 936
1 Annual Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo
Contact phone:
0417 633 051
6 – 8 Laidley Spring Festival
Contact phone:
1300 005872
14 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
23 Big Band at Spring Bluff
Contact phone:
4688 6883
29 – 30 Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy
Contact phone:
0401 362 960
Somerset
1 – 27 Glen Rock Gallery new artist of the month
14 Somerset Film Club
Redlands
7 – 9 Redfest – Cleveland
21 – 23 Caravan, Camping, Boating &4×4 Expo – Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
1 Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo – Murphys Creek
1 Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo – Murphys Creek
6 Kilcoy Races
7 Beaudesert Races
7 Lowood Rodeo
7 – 8 Beaudesert Show
7 – 9 Toogoolawah Campdraft
8 Ginger Cat Campdraft – Toogoolawah
11 Kilcoy Races
14 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
15 Gatton Races
15 Fernvale Spring Draft
15 – 16 Gatton Campdraft
22 Somerset Series Final Campdraft – Esk

October Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
21 – 22 Generate Caboolture
TBA Red Deer Music & Art Festival
Logan City
26 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 Turning Canungra Pink Street Party
1 – 31 Turning Canungra Pink
20 Kalbar Country Day
Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
6 Grandchester Express
6 – 7 Drift Matsuri
10 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
17 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
19 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
26 – 28 Goodna Jacaranda Festival
27 Ipswich Antique Collectable Fair
31 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
14 Murphys Creek Chilli Festival
Contact phone:
0403 320 427
27 – 28 HMCCQ Bike Swap
Contact phone:
5465 1284
28 Celtic Festival of Queensland
Contact phone:
0408 889 841
Somerset
1 – 25 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Tom Mason
6 Mayoral Gala Charity Ball
12 Somerset Film Club
Redlands
25 – 28 Island Vibe Festival North Stradbroke Island
TBA Bayside Blues Festival – Capalaba
TBA Club Laverda Concours – Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
5 Gatton Rodeo
6 Beaudesert Invitational PBR Rodeo
6 Rathdowney Rodeo
6 – 7 Boonah Campdraft
9 Kilcoy Races
12 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
13 Gatton Rodeo
13 Kilcoy Rodeo
19 Beaudesert Races
19 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
23 Beaudesert Races
26 Gatton Races
27 Kilcoy Rodeo

November Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
20 Oyster Festival
TBA QSEC Horse Home Show
Logan City
30 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
11 – 17 O’Reilly’s Annual Bird Week
Contact phone:
1800 688 722
Ipswich
2 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
2 – 4 Ipswich Classic
8 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
11 Rotary Revival
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
21 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
30 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
2 – 3 Christmas in the Country Art & Craft Show
Contact phone:
0427 039 555
3 – 4 Old Truck & Machinery Show
Contact phone:
07 4688 6613
5 – 12 Country Music Week
Contact phone:
0407 473 555
30 Laidley Christmas Street Festival
Somerset
1 – 29 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Fernvale Artists
9 Somerset Film Club
20 – 25 Lowood Country Music
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
2 Kilcoy Races
3 Beaudesert Races
15 Beaudesert Races
20 – 25 Lowood Country Music
22 Gatton Races

December Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
Dec. 27 – Jan. 1 Woodford Folk Festival
Logan City

 

Scenic Rim

 

Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
8 Christmas Express
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
28 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
7 Forest Hill Christmas Festivities
Contact phone:
5465 4344
14 Gatton Christmas Carnival
Contact phone:
1300 005872
Somerset
1 – 27 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Glen Rock Stitchers
8 Lowood Christmas Carnival
14 Somerset Film Club
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
1 Kilcoy Races
4 Beaudesert Races
15 Esk Races
24 Beaudesert Races

Brisbane Surrounds NEWSLETTER

January Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay

 

Logan City

 

Scenic Rim
20 – 21 2018 Queensland State Championship Regatta
Contact phone:
07 3842 1200
26 Beaudesert Australia Day Races
Contact phone:
400825335
27 2018 Brisbane Boys College Regatta
Contact phone:
07 3842 1200
Ipswich
6 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
13 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
13 Sandstone Point Rodeo
17 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20 Grass Roots Rodeo – Redland Bay
27 Woodford Rodeo
31 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
26 Australia Day Celebrations
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
26 Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset

 

Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
12 Gatton Races
26 Beaudesert Races
26 Kilcoy Races

February Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
17 Moreton Bay Lunar New Year
23 – 24 Rugby League “Commonwealth Championship” Dolphin Park
24 – 25 Bribie Triathlon Series
16 Caravan, Camping, Boatinlong & 4x4Expo
24 Brisbane Beer Festival
Logan City
February 15 – March 2 Chinese New Year Festival
February 16 – March 18 SEQ Expo, Hills College, Jimboomba
February 23 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
16 – 19 Earth Frequency Festival
25 Tamborine Mountain Wedding Expo
Ipswich
7, 14, 23, 28 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
16 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
24 Gatton Gem Mineral & Fossil Show
Contact phone:
0418 824279
Feb 25 – March 3 Lockyer Valley country Music Round Up
Contact phone:
5465 1284
Somerset
1 – 22 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Dianne Mayer
10 – 11 Esk Antique Retro Collectable Fair
23 – 25 SSS Winch Challenge
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
15 Gatton Races
16 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
Feb. 25 – Mar. 3 Lockyer Valley Country Music Roundup – Laidley

March Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
2 – 4 Farm Fantastic Expo
24 – 25 Bribie Triathlon Series
30 Redcliffe Festival of Sails
Logan City
23 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
3 Chappy Challenge
16 – 18 CMC Rocks Queensland
17 Tamborine Mountain Show
Contact phone:
07 5545 2155
23 – 24 Beaudesert Show Campdraft
Contact phone:
07 5541 3200
24 Moogerah Passion Play
Contact phone:
07 5541 3200
Ipswich
March 2 – May 20 Ipswich Artists: works from the Collection
4 Ipswich Trail Run Series
7 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
10 Jimeoin
10 – 11 Drift Matsuri
14 Menopause: The Musical
15 – 18 CMC Rocks QLD
March 17 – April 29 ANZAC: Photographs by Laurence Aberhart
22 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
24 Ipswich Antique Collectable Fair
28 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
30 Santo’s Super Thunder
March 30 – April 1 125th Queensland Eisteddfod
March 30 – April 15 Under Construction
Lockyer Valley
10 The Handmade Expo Market
29 Queen’s Baton Relay and Community Celebrations
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1 – 22 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Garry and Seth Mudge
9 Somerset Film Club
10 Colours of Somerset
10 Kilcoy Show Ball
10 Esk Races
17 Lowood Art – Culture Festival
25 Say I do in Somerset Wedding Fair and Gift Emporium
27 Queens Baton Relay
Redlands
11 Rockabilly Revival – Cleveland
TBA Good Gardening Expo Indigiscape /Capalaba
Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
1 – 22 Glen Rock artist of the month Garry & Seth Mudge – Esk
8 – 11 Toogoolawah Campdraft
9 Gatton Races
9 Somerset Film Club – Toogoolawah
10 Esk Races
10 Colours of Somerset – Fernvale
10 Kilcoy Show Ball
17 Tamborine Mountain Show
24 Wyaralong Dam Carp/Tilapia Comp – via Beaudesert
24 Gatton Races
24 – 25 Beaudesert Campdraft

April Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
7 Eatons Hill Rodeo
29 Moreton Bay Triathlon
Logan City
1 Queens Baton Relay – Daisy Hill & Beenleigh
27 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 Queens Baton Relay Tamborine Mountain
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
1 ‘Shared Fire’ Community Celebration Tamborine Mountain
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
2 ‘Shared Fire’ Community Celebration Beaudesert
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
3 ‘Shared Fire’ Community Celebration Boonah
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
6 Rathdowney Memorial Campdraft
Contact phone:
0419 522 475
14 ‘Fire on Water’ Event Kooralbyn
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
21 Dust Hustle 6
Contact phone:
07 3844 6676
22 Heritage Bank Ipswich 100
Contact phone:
0421 877 202
25 Beaudesert ANZAC Day Races
Contact phone:
400825335
TBC Boonah Show Ball
Contact phone:
07 5463 1124
Ipswich
4 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 Eatons Hill Rodeo
8 Watercress Creek Olive Festival
8 – 9 MERIDA Hidden Vale 24HR
13 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
12 – 22 Ipswich Festival
14 Jet Car Thunder
14 – 15 Studio Gallery Open Weekend
20 – 22 Ipswich Festival of Cars
22 Heritage Bank Ipswich 100 Bike Ride
28 Rosewood Campdraft
Lockyer Valley
21 – 22 Laidley Heritage Weekend
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1 – 26 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Wayne Gillis
6 – 7 Kilcoy Show
7 Spudds and Dudds B and S Ball
11 april – 10 June Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery exhibition – In Response to Somerset by De- Habitus
13 Somerset Film Club
14 Toogoolawah Rodeo
21 Kilcoy Races
28 Lowood Utes and Chutes Rodeo
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
2 Beaudesert Races
6 – 7 Kilcoy Show
7 Beaudesert Races
14 Toogoolawah Charity Rodeo
14 – 15 West Moreton ASHS Futurity/Maturity/Challenges – Esk
20 Gatton Races
20 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
21 Kilcoy Races
25 Beaudesert Races

May Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
4 – 6 The Planting Festival
TBA Dayboro Day & Antiques & Collectables Fair
Logan City
25 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
27 LEAF – Logan Eco Action Festival
Scenic Rim
5 – 6 Boonah Writers Festival
5 – 6 Bunjurgen Estate Medieval Festival
11 – 13 O’Reilly’s Stinson Hike
Contact phone:
1800 688 722
18 – 20 Festival of Elegance
Contact phone:
0419 701 942
Ipswich
4 – 6 Redlands Modern Country Music Festival – Thornlands
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
6 Dayboro Rodeo
6 Mount Cotton Invitational PBR Rodeo
6 Rocklea Show
7 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
9 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
11 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
11 – 12 Marburg Show
12 Great Houses of Ipswich
12 Powercruise 1 Day Powerplay
May 12 – June 9 Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 – 20 Brookfield Show & Rodeo
18 – 20 Ipswich Show & Rodeo
25 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
May 26 – July 29 Wind Tubes
30 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
5 – 6 Gatton Heavy Horse Field Days
Contact phone:
0427 566029
6 Lockyer Antique Motor Association Swap Meet
Contact phone:
0429 643 148
11 – 12 Autumn Orchid Show
Contact phone:
0419 642 913
Somerset
1 – 31 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Diana Howcroft
11 Somerset Film Club
19 Esk Show Ball
19 – 20 Fernvale Campdraft
26 Lowood Show Ball
25 – 26 Esk Show
Redlands
TBA Redlands Cycling Criterium –Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
3 Gatton Races
5 – 6 Esk Campdraft
12 Fernvale Rodeo
12 – 13 Gatton Campdraft
19 Beaudesert Races
25 – 26 Esk Show

June Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
8 – 10 Caboolture Show
11 Caboolture Rodeo
22 – 23 Woodford Show
TBA Abbey Medieval Festival
TBA Moreton Bay Motor Show
Logan City
17 Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run
29 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 – 2 Boonah Show
Contact phone:
07 5463 1124
3 Beaudesert Motoring Enthusiasts Club Swap Meet & Static Vehicle Display
Contact phone:
(07) 5544 9230
10 Showcase of Scenic Rim’s Community
Contact phone:
0499 029384
10 Boonah Campdraft
Contact phone:
07 5463 1124
16 Scenic Rim Star Party
Contact phone:
0423 888 374
16 – 17 Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular
Contact phone:
0407 960 029
22 – 23 Kalbar Show
Contact phone:
0419 176 295
23 Beaudesert Cup Race Day
Contact phone:
0400 825 335
June 30 – July 8 Eat Local Week
Contact phone:
07 5540 5111
30 Eat Local Week – Farm Gate Festival
Ipswich
2 – 3 Lockyer Valley Polocrosse Carnival – Laidley
7 – 10 Gulf Western Oil Winternationals
8 – 10 Caboolture Show & Rodeo
16 Brisbane Last Cowboy Standing PBR Rodeo – Boondall
16 Ipswich Cup Races – Bundamba
20 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
22 – 23 Woodford Show & Rodeo
22 – 24 Two Days of Thunder
29 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
29 – 30 Rosewood Show
June 29 – July 1 Redcliffe Show
June 29 – July 1 Rosewood Show, Campdraft & Rodeo
June 30 – July 1 Heritage Antique Collectable Fair
Lockyer Valley
2 Gatton Cup Race Day
Contact phone:
5462 2850
9 Mulgowie Bush Dance
Contact phone:
0413 126 114
22 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
23- 24 Chrome & Clutter Retro Festival
Contact phone:
5465 1099
Somerset
1 – 28 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Lynette Hughes
2 Toogoolawah Show Ball
8 Somerset Film Club
8 – 9 Toogoolawah Show
15 – 16 Lowood Show
16 Esk Garden and Lifestyle Fair
16 Kilcoy Races
16 June – 23 September Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery new exhibition – Sitting Quietly by Elizabeth Poole
30 Near North Coast Sub Chamber Showgirls and Rural Ambassador Finals
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
1 – 2 Boonah Show
2 Gatton Cup Races
5 Beaudesert Races
8 – 9 Toogoolawah Show
15 – 16 Lowood Show
16 Kilcoy Cup Races
21 Gatton Races
22 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
22 – 30 Kalbar Show
23 Beaudesert Cup Races

July Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
22 Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run
TBA Bribie Island Paniyiri Greek Festival
Logan City
27 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
29 Tour de Logan – Cycle event
Scenic Rim
7 Winter Harvest Festival
Contact phone:
5540 5111
21 The Shepherds Walk
Contact phone:
07 5541 3740
21 World Environment Day Festival – Boonah
Contact phone:
0435 992 798
TBC Canungra Rodeo
Contact phone:
0403 278556
TBC Lamington Eco Challenge
Contact phone:
0417 270 275
Ipswich
4 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 Caboolture Rodeo
7 Grandchester Express
7 – 8 Dayboro Show
8 Deagon Races
11 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
14 Paris Underground Encore
14 – 15 Samford Show
20 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20 – 22 Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint
25 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
27 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
27 – 29 Shannons Nationals
28 – 29 Mount Gravatt Show & Rodeo
Lockyer Valley
6 – 8 Laidley Show
Contact phone:
5465 1284
19 – 21 Gatton Show
Contact phone:
5462 2577
Somerset
1 – 26 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Somerset Art Society
8 Somerset Rail Trail Fun Run
13 Somerset Film Club
28 Esk Cultural Festival
Redlands
July 1 – Aug. 31 Quandamooka Festival –Redland City
27 – 29 Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival –North Stradbroke Island
Outer Brisbane
5 Gatton Races
6 – 8 Laidley Show & Rodeo
7 Esk Races
14 Canungra Rodeo
14 Esk Races
14 – 15 Stanley Rivers Polocrosse Carnival – Kilcoy
19 Gatton Races
19 – 21 Gatton Show
27 Gatton Races
28 Beaudesert Races

August Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
25 The Hills Carnivale
27 – 28 Redcliffe KiteFest
TBA Pine Rivers Show & Rodeo
Logan City
31 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
25 Canungra Show
Contact phone:
0403 278556
Aug 31 – Sept 8 Ritchie’s IGA Boonah Arts Festival
Contact phone:
0424 061 825
Ipswich
1 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
3 – 5 Pine Rivers Show & Rodeo – Lawnton
5 Queensland Raceway Formula Xtreme (QR-FX) Race Series
10 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
10 – 19 Royal Queensland Show (EKKA) – Brisbane
12 Logan Village Rodeo
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Antique Collectable Fair
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
29 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
31 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
1 – 5 World Cup Show Jumping
Contact phone:
0409 594167
11 Up the Creek Festival
Contact phone:
0408 555 634
12 Helidon Heritage Fair
Somerset
1 – 30 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Roey Fitzpatrick
10 Somerset Film Club
25 The Lowood Truck Show
Redlands
3 GreazeFest- Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
3 Gatton Races
18 Kilcoy Races
24 Laidley Rodeo
25 Boonah Rodeo
25 – 26 Canungra Show & Rodeo
26 Beaudesert Races

September Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
1 Moreton Bay Multiculture Fiesta
2 What’s Cooking in the Garden?
TBA Scarborough Sounds
TBA Bee Gee Way Dinner
TBA Jetty Fiesta
TBA Redcliffe Remembers
TBA Murri Rugby League Carnival
Logan City
Sept 22 – Oct 7 Imagination Children’s Festival
28 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 Coastal High 50
Contact phone:
0401 052 409
7 – 8 Beaudesert Agricultural Show
Contact phone:
07 5541 3200
14 – 16 Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival
Contact phone:
0414 300 558
16 Spring Swap Meet
Contact phone:
0404 084 830
21 – 23 Springtime on the Mountain
Contact phone:
0458 102 344
Ipswich
1 Great Houses of Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 – 9 Powercruise
7 – 16 Ipswich Musical Theatre Company presents Strictly Ballroom
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
14 Brisbane Racing Club Rodeo – Doomben
14 – 16 Neurum Creek Music Festival
15 Beenleigh Show
21 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
26 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
1 Mulgowie Gift & Fun Run
Contact phone:
0427 061 936
1 Annual Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo
Contact phone:
0417 633 051
6 – 8 Laidley Spring Festival
Contact phone:
1300 005872
14 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
23 Big Band at Spring Bluff
Contact phone:
4688 6883
29 – 30 Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy
Contact phone:
0401 362 960
Somerset
1 – 27 Glen Rock Gallery new artist of the month
14 Somerset Film Club
Redlands
7 – 9 Redfest – Cleveland
21 – 23 Caravan, Camping, Boating &4×4 Expo – Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
1 Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo – Murphys Creek
1 Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo – Murphys Creek
6 Kilcoy Races
7 Beaudesert Races
7 Lowood Rodeo
7 – 8 Beaudesert Show
7 – 9 Toogoolawah Campdraft
8 Ginger Cat Campdraft – Toogoolawah
11 Kilcoy Races
14 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
15 Gatton Races
15 Fernvale Spring Draft
15 – 16 Gatton Campdraft
22 Somerset Series Final Campdraft – Esk

October Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
21 – 22 Generate Caboolture
TBA Red Deer Music & Art Festival
Logan City
26 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
1 Turning Canungra Pink Street Party
1 – 31 Turning Canungra Pink
20 Kalbar Country Day
Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
6 Grandchester Express
6 – 7 Drift Matsuri
10 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
17 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
19 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
26 – 28 Goodna Jacaranda Festival
27 Ipswich Antique Collectable Fair
31 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
14 Murphys Creek Chilli Festival
Contact phone:
0403 320 427
27 – 28 HMCCQ Bike Swap
Contact phone:
5465 1284
28 Celtic Festival of Queensland
Contact phone:
0408 889 841
Somerset
1 – 25 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Tom Mason
6 Mayoral Gala Charity Ball
12 Somerset Film Club
Redlands
25 – 28 Island Vibe Festival North Stradbroke Island
TBA Bayside Blues Festival – Capalaba
TBA Club Laverda Concours – Cleveland
Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
5 Gatton Rodeo
6 Beaudesert Invitational PBR Rodeo
6 Rathdowney Rodeo
6 – 7 Boonah Campdraft
9 Kilcoy Races
12 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
13 Gatton Rodeo
13 Kilcoy Rodeo
19 Beaudesert Races
19 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
23 Beaudesert Races
26 Gatton Races
27 Kilcoy Rodeo

November Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
20 Oyster Festival
TBA QSEC Horse Home Show
Logan City
30 Eats & Beats monthly pop up food truck festival
Scenic Rim
11 – 17 O’Reilly’s Annual Bird Week
Contact phone:
1800 688 722
Ipswich
2 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
2 – 4 Ipswich Classic
8 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
11 Rotary Revival
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
21 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
30 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
2 – 3 Christmas in the Country Art & Craft Show
Contact phone:
0427 039 555
3 – 4 Old Truck & Machinery Show
Contact phone:
07 4688 6613
5 – 12 Country Music Week
Contact phone:
0407 473 555
30 Laidley Christmas Street Festival
Somerset
1 – 29 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Fernvale Artists
9 Somerset Film Club
20 – 25 Lowood Country Music
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
2 Kilcoy Races
3 Beaudesert Races
15 Beaudesert Races
20 – 25 Lowood Country Music
22 Gatton Races

December Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Brisbane

 

Moreton Bay
Dec. 27 – Jan. 1 Woodford Folk Festival
Logan City

 

Scenic Rim

 

Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
8 Christmas Express
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
14 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
28 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
7 Forest Hill Christmas Festivities
Contact phone:
5465 4344
14 Gatton Christmas Carnival
Contact phone:
1300 005872
Somerset
1 – 27 Glen Rock Gallery artist of the month – Glen Rock Stitchers
8 Lowood Christmas Carnival
14 Somerset Film Club
Redlands

 

Outer Brisbane
1 Kilcoy Races
4 Beaudesert Races
15 Esk Races
24 Beaudesert Races

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Brisbane Surrounds

Discover Brisbane’s blockbuster events

Brisbane: has a burgeoning culture and events scene with blockbuster shows, international sporting matches, fabulous festivals and exclusive exhibits. Discover a surprise around every corner – from bohemian markets, unique boutique-lined streets, beautiful parklands and fascinating galleries to quirky cafe, eclectic bars and award-winning restaurants.

Moreton Bay: Located in the South East Queensland area and with Brisbane just over 30 km to the south, the scenic Moreton Bay provides visitors with a choice of aquatic, coastal beach and bush environments that encompass Bribie Island to the north, Moreton Bay Marine Park and Moreton Island National Park to the south. The mainland areas to be explored include Caboolture district, Pine Rivers district and Redcliffe district.

Redlands
Theres something for everyone here. the aquatic playground of North Stradbroke Island and the Southern Moreton Bay Islands combine with cosmopolitan mainland centres to provide great day trip and extended holidays. Wineries, aboriginal culture, art trails and nature at its best in the Redlands. Koalas in the forests, dugongs and dolphins in the bay and whales out to sea can be seen in their annual migration

Nestled between Brisbane city and the Gold Coast, Logan is the perfect destination to position yourself for a holiday in South East Queensland or a visit for a day trip

City of Logan
offers a wealth of hidden treasures from pristine natural bushland and diverse native wildlife to adrenaline pumping adventure and historic landmarks. This vibrant city has stunning riverside parks and endless options for retail therapy.

Ipswich
Queenslands oldest provincial city is an alluring blend of heritage charm, metropolitan sophistication and expansive green spaces. Early colonial buildings stand proud in the city centre, lovingly restored Queenslanders perch on the hills and quaint townships dot the surrounding countryside.

The Scenic Rim
is set in the foothills of the Great Divide covering areas such as Boonah, Beaudesert and Tamborine Mountain. The area is renowned for its equine industry, vineyards, lakes and mountain trails.

The Lockyer Valley
is one Australias most fertile areas spreading out either side of the Warrego Highway between Minden and Withcott and starts less than hours drive from Brisbane. It provides the perfect mix of town and country living with top class restaurants, art galeries, hot air ballooning, skydiving and country markets

Somerset

Forget the skyscrapers, escape the traffic, adventure awaits in Brisbane’s backyard, Somerset. With expansive skies, crystal lakes and spectacular country landscapes, Somerset will have you spellbound in seconds. Cyclists, walkers, runners and horse riders can enjoy their favourite pastime along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail or other recreational trails. From a different perspective, thrill seekers witness the breathtaking expanse of countryside as they fall from the sky. Bring your fishing gear and drop a line in at some of the most picturesque lakes in Queensland. While you’re there, why not cool off with a dip in the lakes? With three RV Friendly Towns, Somerset is the perfect spot to bring your van and embark on a country cara-venture. Grab a bite to eat and enjoy country cooking and local produce at its finest at one of the many cafes and restaurants on offer. Kick back and relax with a drop of wine at one of our boutique vineyards, or enjoy an ice-cold beer in an authentic country pub. Whether you’re after a thrill, or just want to chill, Somerset is the perfect spot for your next holiday.