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Where to Stay for Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival

By Festival Updates / July 11, 2023

From quaint cottages and farm stays to soul-rejuvenating retreats, here in (and around) Stanthorpe, we’ll have you rising amongst the vineyards or within walking steps of local brewers.

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How to Visit an Apple Orchard during Apple & Grape Festival

By Festival Updates / February 16, 2022

All of Queensland’s apple crop is grown on the Granite Belt, so there’s no time better to find yourself in an apple orchard than during the Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival (25 February to 6 March 2022). Visit Nicoletti Orchards: Apple Orchard & Farm Shop Nicoletti Orchards will be offering pick-your-own apples and farm…

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Which Stanthorpe Born Former Australian Cricketer is Coming?

By Festival Updates / February 10, 2022

Who is our special guest MC for Apple & Grape Gala Ball? Stanthorpe-born, former Australian Cricketer Greg Ritchie aka FatCat is joining us as our special guest and MC for our Apple and Grape Gala Ball! WHEN: FRIDAY 4TH MARCH Sit-down 2 course meal Presentation of the 2022 Festival Young Ambassadors Live music from Toowoomba’s…

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View the Granite Belt’s Top Private Gardens

By Festival Updates / February 4, 2022

Be inspired with ideas for your next garden project or just relish the tranquillity a beautiful garden provides. We’re excited to for the first time showcase some of the styles of productive gardens that have helped shape the economic landscape of the Granite Belt. Braeside (circa 1874). a heritage listed property, is one of the region’s…

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Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Festival MAIN Weekend Guide

By Festival Updates / February 4, 2022

Here’s the rundown on what’s happening to help you plan your ultimate weekend and ensuring you don’t miss out on any of the fun.

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Open Gardens: Visit Private Organic Market Gardens

By Festival Updates / February 1, 2022

Bridget has been running an organic market garden with berries, vegetables, fruit and herbs along with a large kitchen garden for about 5 years but is a lifetime grower of many things. 

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Artists Trek to Festival for a Breakthrough on the Streets

By Festival Updates / February 1, 2022

12-Year-old musician Noah Robertson will make the 1200km trek from Airlie Beach to take his talent busking in the streets this month, joining a host of artists heading to Stanthorpe in a hope of a breakthrough in the music industry. The town’s annual busking championships has earned a reputation for talent finding, with an outstanding…

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Meet the Makers: Brewer, Vege Grower, Strawberry Farmer and Orchardist.

By Festival Updates / January 31, 2022

Take a rare look behind the scenes of commercial farms around Stanthorpe, with these tours available from Monday 28 February to Thursday 3 March 2022.

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Taste these Food, Wine & Craft Beer Vendors in the Fiesta!

By Festival Updates / January 25, 2022

Our complete guide to the Food, Wine & Craft Beer Vendors in the Fiesta!

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The Ultimate Stanthorpe Road Trip

By Festival Updates / January 14, 2022

Harvest season on the Granite Belt is a mere three hours along the bitumen from Brisbane (or the Gold Coast), so a scenic morning’s drive will have you in Stanthorpe ready to join the Apple and Grape Harvest Festival fun.

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