Brisbane Surrounds

Show Events: JANUARY – DECEMBER

2020

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2020

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January Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
26 Australia Day
26 Woodford Rodeo
Logan City

 

Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
5 New Years Thunder
12 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
19 Speakeasy Saturday
20 RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Open Day
23 Sensory Friendly Day
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
30 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
26 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
8 Gatton Races
27 Kilcoy Races
28 Beaudesert Races

February Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
15-17 Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating & 4×4 Expo
23 Brisbane Beer Fest
23-24 Bribie Island Triathlon Series
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1 Groove & Grape: Jessica Spina Quartet
2 Street Series (Round 1)
6 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 Outtawak
8 Friday Night Lights
8 Live! at the Baptist: Nick Tart Bard, The Viable and Nathan MT
9 Powercruise 1 Day Powerplay #31
9 Prohibition Party
9-10 Mud World Festival
15-18 Earth Frequency Festival
15 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
16 QLD Drag Racing Championships (Round 1)
16 Saturday Sessions: Áine Tyrrell
17 RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Open Day
22 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
23 Viagara Falls – Sweeten Up!
23 The Highwaymen
23 Street Series (Round 2)
Lockyer Valley
9 Lockyer Valley Speedway
Contact phone:
0408 014 672
15 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
23 Gatton Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Contact phone:
0400 031 326
Somerset
1-29 Kilcoy Kollections exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-29 Rob Mortimer exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
5 Kilcoy races
7-29 Gerard De Roo exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
8-9 Esk Antiques and Collectable Fair, Somerset Civic Centre, Esk
22 Johnny Cash tribute show, Somerset Civic Centre, Esk
28 Kilcoy races
Redlands
1-2 Hydralyte Pro Junior Surf Series
2 Straddie Festival of Golf
Outer Brisbane
16 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride

March Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
23-24 Bribie Island Triathlon Series
30 Park Vibes
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
7-8 Autumn Drift Matsuri
14 Live on West Street
Mar 14 – Jun 14 Colour – See the World in a New Light
15 Recruitment 24/7 Ipswich 100
18-22 CMC Rocks QLD
23-24 Wild West MTB Race
26 The Italian Tenors
27 Ross Noble Humouroid
28 Ipswich Antiques & Collectables Fair
28-29 Japanese Nationals
Lockyer Valley
23-24 Gatton Motorfest – Drifting & Burnouts
Contact phone:
0407 131 326
Somerset
1-22 Kilcoy Kollections exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Susan McConnel exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
6-31 Joy Holt exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
7-8 Fernvale Golden Stirrup Campdraft
21 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail 30km Charity Run
22 Kilcoy races
28 Esk races
Redlands
7 Redland Bayside Blues Festival
8 QLD Triathlon Series
Outer Brisbane
2 Esk Races
7-10 Toogoolawah Campdraft
11 Kilcoy Races
14 Beaudesert Races
16 Tamborine Mountain Show
23 Gatton Races
23-24 Fernvale Campdraft
30 Kilcoy Rodeo
30-31 Beaudesert Campdraft

April Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
6 Eatons Hill Rodeo
14 Moreton Bay Triathlon
19 Redcliffe Festival of Sails Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
4-5 Brookwater Pro-Am
4-5 Merida Hiddenvale 24 Hour
4 Day Out With Thomas 2020
5 Watercress Creek Olive Festival
10 Super Thunder
11-12 Woodlands of Marburg Antique Fair
12 Friday Night Lights
Lockyer Valley
11 Country Race Day
Contact phone:
5462 2850
11-12 Mark Langley Horsemanship
Contact phone:
0417 200 411
20-21 SEQ Interschool Regionals Equestrian Event
Contact phone:
0409 773 885
Somerset
1-30 Artist Alliance exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-30 Stephanie Mann exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
3-30 Mt Beppo Art Group exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
18 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Experience 2020 – 62km off-road bike ride
18 Kilcoy Diggers race day
Redlands
11 Straddie Sharks Easter Carnival
12 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
13 Redlands Easter Family Festival
25 ANZAC Day – Cleveland
25 ANZAC Day – Redland Bay
Outer Brisbane
1-7 Ken & Annie’s Toogoolawah Music Campout
6 – 7 Kilcoy Show
11 Gatton Races
13 Kilcoy Races
13 Toogoolawah Charity Rodeo
13-14 West Moreton ASHS Futurity/Maturity/Challenges – Esk
13-14 Rathdowney Campdraft
20-21 East Moreton ASHS Futurity/Maturity/Challenges – Kilcoy
25 Beaudesert Races

May Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
All Month Hills Festival
3-5 The Planting Festival
25 Hills Carnivale
26 Dayboro Day Festival and Antiques & Collectables Fair
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
2-4 Planes, Trains and Automobiles
4 Labour Day Races
8-9 Brisbane Street Art Festival
8-9 Marburg Show
9 Great Houses of Ipswich
15-17 Ipswich Show
17 National Motoring Heritage Day – Picnic in the Park
18 International Museums Day (Free Open Day)
23 The Gathering
Lockyer Valley
4-5 Laidley Heritage Weekend
4-5 Clydesdale and Heavy Horse Field Days
Contact phone:
0427 566029
5 Lockyer Antique Motor Association Swap Meet
Contact phone:
0429 643 148
10-11 Autumn Orchid Show
Contact phone:
0419 642 913
11 The Handmade Expo Market
18 Laidley Charity Show’n’ Shine
Contact phone:
0412 140 239
25 Mulgowie Bush Dance
Contact phone:
0413 126 114
26 Lockyer Multicultural Festival
Contact phone:
0413 126 114
Somerset
1-24 Artist Alliance exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Marcel Desbiens exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
8-31 Kerry Hetherington exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
8-9 Kilcoy Show
16 Black Billy Bush Poetry Competition at Woongooroo Estate, Kilcoy
22-23 Esk Show
22-24 Kilcoy campdraft
30 Somerset Art Beat Festival, Toogoolawahw
30 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail three-day cycling tour
Redlands
23-24 Relay for Life
23-24 12th Macleay Island Classic
Outer Brisbane
2 Kilcoy Races
3 Gatton Races
18 Beaudesert Races
24-25 Esk Show
31-Jun 1 Boonah Show

June Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
15-16 Redcliffe KiteFest
21-22 Woodford Show & Rodeo
28-30 Recliffe Show
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
9 The Tap Pack
3-7 Gulf Western Oil 52nd Winternationals
13 Channel Seven Ipswich Cup
13-14 Two Days of Thunder
26-27 Rosewood Show
Jun 27 – Jul 11 World Science Festival
Lockyer Valley
1 Gatton Cup Race Day
Contact phone:
5462 2850
1-2 Lockyer Valley Polocrosse Carnival – Laidley
13-15 Blue Care Book Safe
Contact phone:
5468 4600
15 Up the Creek Festival
Contact phone:
0427 446 810
21 Mula Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
29-30 Chrome & Clutter Retro Festival
Contact phone:
5465 1099
Somerset
1-30 Creative Fusion exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-29 Christine Hopkins exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
5-30 Fernvale Artists exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
5-6 Toogoolawah Show
12-13 Lowood Show
13 Kilcoy Cup race day
20 Esk Garden and Lifestyle Fair
28 Kilcoy Winter Cup race day
Redlands
June – August Quandamooka Festival
6 HD/HR Show & Shine Event
6-7 Bayview Blast
Outer Brisbane
1 Gatton Cup Races
7-8 Toogoolawah Show
14-15 Lowood Show
15 Kilcoy Cup Races
20 Gatton Races
21 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
21-22 Kalbar Show
22 Beaudesert Cup Races
22-23 Stanley Rivers Polocrosse Carnival – Kilcoy

July Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
5-7 Farm Fantastic
6-7 Dayboro Show
7 Deagon Races
13-14 Abbey Medieval Festival
13-14 Samford Show
20 Sandstone Point Rodeo
21 Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run
28 Redcliffe Garden & Lifestyle Expo
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
3-5 Shannons Nationals
9-19 Ipswich Festival
11-12 Giant 3plus3
26 Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park
Lockyer Valley
5-7 Laidley Show
Contact phone:
5465 1284
18-19 Gatton Show
Contact phone:
5462 2577
Somerset
1-26 Creative Fusion exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Diane Sattler exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
3-31 Marilyn Leitch exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
4 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Festival of Cycling
4-5 Brisbane Airshow, Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield
12 Somerset Rail Trail Fun Run or Ride
25 Toogoolawah Dash bike ride along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Redlands
18-19 BBQ & Beer Roadshow
19 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets/Flinders Day
24-26 Stradbroke Chamber of Music Festival
31- Aug 2 GreazeFest
Outer Brisbane
4 Gatton Races
5-7 Laidley Show
13 Canungra Rodeo
13 Esk Races
18 Gatton Races
18-20 Gatton Show
27 Beaudesert Races

August Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
2-4 Pine River Show & Rodeo – Lawnton
3 Generate
3-12 Caboolture Festival
12 Caboolture Family Fun Day
24 Strawberry Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
29 Aug – 6 Sep Heritage Festival
23 Cooneana Open Day
Lockyer Valley
1-4 World Cup Show Jumping
Contact phone:
0428 871 588
10-11 Tractor Trek
Contact phone:
0429 643 148
17 Colours of the Lockyer Arts & Culture Festival
Contact phone:
0448 326 246
Somerset
1-31 Through My Eyes exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Wendy Houston exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
1 Somerset Music Awards, Esk
7-31 New SASI members exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
Redlands
9 Redlands Coast Fun Run
12-13 Straddie Festival of Golf
16 Chicks in the Sticks
Outer Brisbane
2 Gatton Races
17 Kilcoy Races
22 Beaudesert Races
24 Kilcoy Races
24-25 Canungra Show & Rodeo
25 Beaudesert Races
30 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo

September Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
7-8 Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1 Fathers day (Sunday)
4 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
5-8 Powercruise#77 – Queensland Raceway
6 Diesel Assault – Willowbank Raceway
8 Great Hosue of Ipswich
11 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
13 Brisbane Racing Club Rodeo – Doomben
13-15 Neurum Creek Music Festival
13-15 QLD Endurance Championship (Round 5)
14 QLD Drag Racing Championships (Round 6)
14 Jimboomba Rodeo
14-15 Flight Centre Cycle and Trail Run EPIC
15 RAAF Amberley Aviation Herritage Centre Open Day
20 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20-21 24 Hours of Lemons
21 Kenda Tires Radial Riot
21-Oct 5 A Bunch of Amateurs
21-Oct 7 School Holidays
25 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
28 Rosewood Campdraft
29 All Bike Day
Lockyer Valley
7 Mulgowie Gift & Fun Run
Contact phone:
0427 061 936
7 Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo
Contact phone:
0417 633 051
12-14 Laidley Spring Festival
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
22 Big Band at Spring Bluff
Contact phone:
4688 6883
28-29 HCVAQ Truck & Tractor Show
Contact phone:
0402 234 657
Somerset
1-27 Through My Eyes exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-30 Anne Caporn exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
4-30 Kilcoy Art Group exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
12 Brisbane Chicks Who Ride Bikes BVRT social ride
21 Linville Heritage Festival
Redlands
4-6 RedFest Strawberry Festival
18-20 Cleveland Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4×4 Expo
21 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
Outer Brisbane
5 Kilcoy Races
5-8 Toogoolawah Campdraft
6-7 Beaudesert Show
13 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
14 Gatton Races
20 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
24 Kilcoy Races

October Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
6 Moreton Kids Festival
19 Oyster Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
2 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
5-6 Spring Drift Matsuri – Queensland Raceway
7 Queen’s Birthday (Monday)
9 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20 RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Open Day
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
25-27 GoodnaJacaranda Festival
26 Ipswich Collectable Fair – Ipswich Civic Centre
30 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
5-6 Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy
Contact phone:
0401 362 960
13 Murphy Creek Chilli Festival
Contact phone:
0403 320 427
27 Celtic Festival of Queensland
Contact phone:
0408 889 841
28-29 HMCCQ Bike Swap
Contact phone:
5465 1284
Somerset
1-31 Somerset high schools exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Dawn Evans exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
2-31 Gwen Liftin exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
9 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail 24-hour End to End Challenge Ride
Redlands
17-18 Straddie Assault
18 QLD Triathlon Series
24 TreX Cross Triathlon Series
29 – Nov 1 Island Vibe Festival
Outer Brisbane
4 Gatton Races
4-6 Boonah Campdraft & Rodeo
5 Lowood Utes & Chutes

November Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
24 Caboolture Christmas Carols
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1 Ipswich Classic
28 World Science Festival Street Science – Free Entry
Lockyer Valley
2 Lockyer in the Wild Nature Photography Exhibition
Contact phone:
0407 581 996
8-9 Christmas in the Country Art & Craft Show
Contact phone:
0427 039 555
29 Laidley Christmas Street Festival
Contact phone:
0434 566 738/td>
29 Hatton Vale Christmas Concert and Markets
Contact phone:
0423 881 630
30 Lockyer Valley Mayoral Christmas Carols
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1-8 Somerset high schools exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-30 Janet Claydon exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
6-30 Phil Lister exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
13-30 Somerset youth group exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
Redlands
27 Lighting of the Christmas Tree
29 Mt Cotton Christmas in the Park
TBC Straddie Oyster Festival
Outer Brisbane
1 Kilcoy Races
2 Beaudesert Races
14 Beaudesert Races
16-17 Esk Campdraft
21 Gatton Races
30 Kilcoy Races

December Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
1, 8 & 15 North Lakes, Scarborough & Pine Rivers Christmas Carols
27-Jan 1 Woodford Folk Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1-25 Christmas in Ipswich
Lockyer Valley
13 Forest Hill Christmas Festivities
Contact phone:
5465 4344
20 Gatton Christmas Carnival
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1-31 Somerset youth group exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Kilcoy Art Society exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
4-31 Glen Rock Stitchers exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
6 Esk Community Choir Christmas Variety Concert
Redlands
6 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
12 Christmas by Starlight
12 Kozii Iron Challenge
13 QLD Triathlon Series
Outer Brisbane
4 Beaudesert Races
14 Esk Races
20 Kilcoy Races
31 Beaudesert Races

Brisbane Surrounds NEWSLETTER

January Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
26 Australia Day
26 Woodford Rodeo
Logan City

 

Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
5 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
5 New Years Thunder
12 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
19 Speakeasy Saturday
20 RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Open Day
23 Sensory Friendly Day
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
30 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
26 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
Outer Brisbane
1 Beaudesert Races
8 Gatton Races
27 Kilcoy Races
28 Beaudesert Races

February Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
15-17 Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating & 4×4 Expo
23 Brisbane Beer Fest
23-24 Bribie Island Triathlon Series
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1 Groove & Grape: Jessica Spina Quartet
2 Street Series (Round 1)
6 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
7 Outtawak
8 Friday Night Lights
8 Live! at the Baptist: Nick Tart Bard, The Viable and Nathan MT
9 Powercruise 1 Day Powerplay #31
9 Prohibition Party
9-10 Mud World Festival
15-18 Earth Frequency Festival
15 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
16 QLD Drag Racing Championships (Round 1)
16 Saturday Sessions: Áine Tyrrell
17 RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Open Day
22 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
23 Viagara Falls – Sweeten Up!
23 The Highwaymen
23 Street Series (Round 2)
Lockyer Valley
9 Lockyer Valley Speedway
Contact phone:
0408 014 672
15 Mulga Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
23 Gatton Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Contact phone:
0400 031 326
Somerset
1-29 Kilcoy Kollections exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-29 Rob Mortimer exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
5 Kilcoy races
7-29 Gerard De Roo exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
8-9 Esk Antiques and Collectable Fair, Somerset Civic Centre, Esk
22 Johnny Cash tribute show, Somerset Civic Centre, Esk
28 Kilcoy races
Redlands
1-2 Hydralyte Pro Junior Surf Series
2 Straddie Festival of Golf
Outer Brisbane
16 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride

March Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
23-24 Bribie Island Triathlon Series
30 Park Vibes
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
7-8 Autumn Drift Matsuri
14 Live on West Street
Mar 14 – Jun 14 Colour – See the World in a New Light
15 Recruitment 24/7 Ipswich 100
18-22 CMC Rocks QLD
23-24 Wild West MTB Race
26 The Italian Tenors
27 Ross Noble Humouroid
28 Ipswich Antiques & Collectables Fair
28-29 Japanese Nationals
Lockyer Valley
23-24 Gatton Motorfest – Drifting & Burnouts
Contact phone:
0407 131 326
Somerset
1-22 Kilcoy Kollections exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Susan McConnel exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
6-31 Joy Holt exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
7-8 Fernvale Golden Stirrup Campdraft
21 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail 30km Charity Run
22 Kilcoy races
28 Esk races
Redlands
7 Redland Bayside Blues Festival
8 QLD Triathlon Series
Outer Brisbane
2 Esk Races
7-10 Toogoolawah Campdraft
11 Kilcoy Races
14 Beaudesert Races
16 Tamborine Mountain Show
23 Gatton Races
23-24 Fernvale Campdraft
30 Kilcoy Rodeo
30-31 Beaudesert Campdraft

April Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
6 Eatons Hill Rodeo
14 Moreton Bay Triathlon
19 Redcliffe Festival of Sails Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
4-5 Brookwater Pro-Am
4-5 Merida Hiddenvale 24 Hour
4 Day Out With Thomas 2020
5 Watercress Creek Olive Festival
10 Super Thunder
11-12 Woodlands of Marburg Antique Fair
12 Friday Night Lights
Lockyer Valley
11 Country Race Day
Contact phone:
5462 2850
11-12 Mark Langley Horsemanship
Contact phone:
0417 200 411
20-21 SEQ Interschool Regionals Equestrian Event
Contact phone:
0409 773 885
Somerset
1-30 Artist Alliance exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-30 Stephanie Mann exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
3-30 Mt Beppo Art Group exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
18 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Experience 2020 – 62km off-road bike ride
18 Kilcoy Diggers race day
Redlands
11 Straddie Sharks Easter Carnival
12 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
13 Redlands Easter Family Festival
25 ANZAC Day – Cleveland
25 ANZAC Day – Redland Bay
Outer Brisbane
1-7 Ken & Annie’s Toogoolawah Music Campout
6 – 7 Kilcoy Show
11 Gatton Races
13 Kilcoy Races
13 Toogoolawah Charity Rodeo
13-14 West Moreton ASHS Futurity/Maturity/Challenges – Esk
13-14 Rathdowney Campdraft
20-21 East Moreton ASHS Futurity/Maturity/Challenges – Kilcoy
25 Beaudesert Races

May Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
All Month Hills Festival
3-5 The Planting Festival
25 Hills Carnivale
26 Dayboro Day Festival and Antiques & Collectables Fair
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
2-4 Planes, Trains and Automobiles
4 Labour Day Races
8-9 Brisbane Street Art Festival
8-9 Marburg Show
9 Great Houses of Ipswich
15-17 Ipswich Show
17 National Motoring Heritage Day – Picnic in the Park
18 International Museums Day (Free Open Day)
23 The Gathering
Lockyer Valley
4-5 Laidley Heritage Weekend
4-5 Clydesdale and Heavy Horse Field Days
Contact phone:
0427 566029
5 Lockyer Antique Motor Association Swap Meet
Contact phone:
0429 643 148
10-11 Autumn Orchid Show
Contact phone:
0419 642 913
11 The Handmade Expo Market
18 Laidley Charity Show’n’ Shine
Contact phone:
0412 140 239
25 Mulgowie Bush Dance
Contact phone:
0413 126 114
26 Lockyer Multicultural Festival
Contact phone:
0413 126 114
Somerset
1-24 Artist Alliance exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Marcel Desbiens exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
8-31 Kerry Hetherington exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
8-9 Kilcoy Show
16 Black Billy Bush Poetry Competition at Woongooroo Estate, Kilcoy
22-23 Esk Show
22-24 Kilcoy campdraft
30 Somerset Art Beat Festival, Toogoolawahw
30 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail three-day cycling tour
Redlands
23-24 Relay for Life
23-24 12th Macleay Island Classic
Outer Brisbane
2 Kilcoy Races
3 Gatton Races
18 Beaudesert Races
24-25 Esk Show
31-Jun 1 Boonah Show

June Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
15-16 Redcliffe KiteFest
21-22 Woodford Show & Rodeo
28-30 Recliffe Show
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
9 The Tap Pack
3-7 Gulf Western Oil 52nd Winternationals
13 Channel Seven Ipswich Cup
13-14 Two Days of Thunder
26-27 Rosewood Show
Jun 27 – Jul 11 World Science Festival
Lockyer Valley
1 Gatton Cup Race Day
Contact phone:
5462 2850
1-2 Lockyer Valley Polocrosse Carnival – Laidley
13-15 Blue Care Book Safe
Contact phone:
5468 4600
15 Up the Creek Festival
Contact phone:
0427 446 810
21 Mula Bull Ride
Contact phone:
5465 9127
29-30 Chrome & Clutter Retro Festival
Contact phone:
5465 1099
Somerset
1-30 Creative Fusion exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-29 Christine Hopkins exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
5-30 Fernvale Artists exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
5-6 Toogoolawah Show
12-13 Lowood Show
13 Kilcoy Cup race day
20 Esk Garden and Lifestyle Fair
28 Kilcoy Winter Cup race day
Redlands
June – August Quandamooka Festival
6 HD/HR Show & Shine Event
6-7 Bayview Blast
Outer Brisbane
1 Gatton Cup Races
7-8 Toogoolawah Show
14-15 Lowood Show
15 Kilcoy Cup Races
20 Gatton Races
21 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
21-22 Kalbar Show
22 Beaudesert Cup Races
22-23 Stanley Rivers Polocrosse Carnival – Kilcoy

July Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
5-7 Farm Fantastic
6-7 Dayboro Show
7 Deagon Races
13-14 Abbey Medieval Festival
13-14 Samford Show
20 Sandstone Point Rodeo
21 Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run
28 Redcliffe Garden & Lifestyle Expo
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
3-5 Shannons Nationals
9-19 Ipswich Festival
11-12 Giant 3plus3
26 Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park
Lockyer Valley
5-7 Laidley Show
Contact phone:
5465 1284
18-19 Gatton Show
Contact phone:
5462 2577
Somerset
1-26 Creative Fusion exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Diane Sattler exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
3-31 Marilyn Leitch exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
4 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Festival of Cycling
4-5 Brisbane Airshow, Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield
12 Somerset Rail Trail Fun Run or Ride
25 Toogoolawah Dash bike ride along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Redlands
18-19 BBQ & Beer Roadshow
19 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets/Flinders Day
24-26 Stradbroke Chamber of Music Festival
31- Aug 2 GreazeFest
Outer Brisbane
4 Gatton Races
5-7 Laidley Show
13 Canungra Rodeo
13 Esk Races
18 Gatton Races
18-20 Gatton Show
27 Beaudesert Races

August Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
2-4 Pine River Show & Rodeo – Lawnton
3 Generate
3-12 Caboolture Festival
12 Caboolture Family Fun Day
24 Strawberry Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
29 Aug – 6 Sep Heritage Festival
23 Cooneana Open Day
Lockyer Valley
1-4 World Cup Show Jumping
Contact phone:
0428 871 588
10-11 Tractor Trek
Contact phone:
0429 643 148
17 Colours of the Lockyer Arts & Culture Festival
Contact phone:
0448 326 246
Somerset
1-31 Through My Eyes exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Wendy Houston exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
1 Somerset Music Awards, Esk
7-31 New SASI members exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
Redlands
9 Redlands Coast Fun Run
12-13 Straddie Festival of Golf
16 Chicks in the Sticks
Outer Brisbane
2 Gatton Races
17 Kilcoy Races
22 Beaudesert Races
24 Kilcoy Races
24-25 Canungra Show & Rodeo
25 Beaudesert Races
30 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo

September Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
7-8 Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1 Fathers day (Sunday)
4 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
5-8 Powercruise#77 – Queensland Raceway
6 Diesel Assault – Willowbank Raceway
8 Great Hosue of Ipswich
11 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
13 Brisbane Racing Club Rodeo – Doomben
13-15 Neurum Creek Music Festival
13-15 QLD Endurance Championship (Round 5)
14 QLD Drag Racing Championships (Round 6)
14 Jimboomba Rodeo
14-15 Flight Centre Cycle and Trail Run EPIC
15 RAAF Amberley Aviation Herritage Centre Open Day
20 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20-21 24 Hours of Lemons
21 Kenda Tires Radial Riot
21-Oct 5 A Bunch of Amateurs
21-Oct 7 School Holidays
25 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
28 Rosewood Campdraft
29 All Bike Day
Lockyer Valley
7 Mulgowie Gift & Fun Run
Contact phone:
0427 061 936
7 Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo
Contact phone:
0417 633 051
12-14 Laidley Spring Festival
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
22 Big Band at Spring Bluff
Contact phone:
4688 6883
28-29 HCVAQ Truck & Tractor Show
Contact phone:
0402 234 657
Somerset
1-27 Through My Eyes exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-30 Anne Caporn exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
4-30 Kilcoy Art Group exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
12 Brisbane Chicks Who Ride Bikes BVRT social ride
21 Linville Heritage Festival
Redlands
4-6 RedFest Strawberry Festival
18-20 Cleveland Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4×4 Expo
21 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
Outer Brisbane
5 Kilcoy Races
5-8 Toogoolawah Campdraft
6-7 Beaudesert Show
13 Mulgowie Mulga Bull Ride
14 Gatton Races
20 Glamorgan Vale Rodeo
24 Kilcoy Races

October Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
6 Moreton Kids Festival
19 Oyster Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
2 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
5-6 Spring Drift Matsuri – Queensland Raceway
7 Queen’s Birthday (Monday)
9 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
18 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
20 RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Open Day
24 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
25-27 GoodnaJacaranda Festival
26 Ipswich Collectable Fair – Ipswich Civic Centre
30 Ipswich Races – Bundamba
Lockyer Valley
5-6 Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy
Contact phone:
0401 362 960
13 Murphy Creek Chilli Festival
Contact phone:
0403 320 427
27 Celtic Festival of Queensland
Contact phone:
0408 889 841
28-29 HMCCQ Bike Swap
Contact phone:
5465 1284
Somerset
1-31 Somerset high schools exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Dawn Evans exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
2-31 Gwen Liftin exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
9 Brisbane Valley Rail Trail 24-hour End to End Challenge Ride
Redlands
17-18 Straddie Assault
18 QLD Triathlon Series
24 TreX Cross Triathlon Series
29 – Nov 1 Island Vibe Festival
Outer Brisbane
4 Gatton Races
4-6 Boonah Campdraft & Rodeo
5 Lowood Utes & Chutes

November Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
24 Caboolture Christmas Carols
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1 Ipswich Classic
28 World Science Festival Street Science – Free Entry
Lockyer Valley
2 Lockyer in the Wild Nature Photography Exhibition
Contact phone:
0407 581 996
8-9 Christmas in the Country Art & Craft Show
Contact phone:
0427 039 555
29 Laidley Christmas Street Festival
Contact phone:
0434 566 738/td>
29 Hatton Vale Christmas Concert and Markets
Contact phone:
0423 881 630
30 Lockyer Valley Mayoral Christmas Carols
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1-8 Somerset high schools exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-30 Janet Claydon exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
6-30 Phil Lister exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
13-30 Somerset youth group exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
Redlands
27 Lighting of the Christmas Tree
29 Mt Cotton Christmas in the Park
TBC Straddie Oyster Festival
Outer Brisbane
1 Kilcoy Races
2 Beaudesert Races
14 Beaudesert Races
16-17 Esk Campdraft
21 Gatton Races
30 Kilcoy Races

December Events 2020

Event Date Event Name
Moreton Bay
1, 8 & 15 North Lakes, Scarborough & Pine Rivers Christmas Carols
27-Jan 1 Woodford Folk Festival
Logan City
Scenic Rim
Greater Brisbane & Ipswich
1-25 Christmas in Ipswich
Lockyer Valley
13 Forest Hill Christmas Festivities
Contact phone:
5465 4344
20 Gatton Christmas Carnival
Contact phone:
1300 005 872
Somerset
1-31 Somerset youth group exhibition at Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery
1-31 Kilcoy Art Society exhibition at Kilcoy Courthouse Art Gallery
4-31 Glen Rock Stitchers exhibition at Glen Rock Gallery, Esk
6 Esk Community Choir Christmas Variety Concert
Redlands
6 Coochiemudlo Island Beach Markets
12 Christmas by Starlight
12 Kozii Iron Challenge
13 QLD Triathlon Series
Outer Brisbane
4 Beaudesert Races
14 Esk Races
20 Kilcoy Races
31 Beaudesert Races

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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.