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Granite Belt Farmers Market

Free Event

Bring a basket and stock up on some of the freshest local produce, at the Granite Belt Farmers Market Market on Friday. This is the only truly local fruit and veggie outlet in Stanthorpe. All the fruit and veggies sold at the market is produced by small locally owned and run farms. This guarantees extraordinary…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Visit Free or Register Here for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

Walk through the apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week. There’s even an opportunity to pick your own apples while there, but please note that this part of the farm experience must be…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Wine Maker’s Long Lunch

Get Tickets: $70

  • 1:00pm-3:00am

Long lunch in the vines at Heritage Estate Wines, with food prepared by an international chef. February 25, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cost: $70.00 VENUE Heritage Manor – Heritage Estate Winery 747 Granite Belt Drive, Cottonvale, QLD 4375 Australia + Google Map   MENU Includes glass of wine on arrival. APPETIZERS Kangaroo Mini Schnitzels with Vinofood Chutney…

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Street Party & Official Opening

Free Event

Plan a night out listening to buskers, bands and wandering through the car displays from 6pm. At approximately 7pm we mark the beginning of the 10 days of festival fun ahead with the the ‘Turning on of the Festival Lights’ by Ergon Energy.  The thousands of lights suddenly illuminate the festival bunting flags running across…

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Stanthorpe Parkrun

FREE - Register Here

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you!   When is it? Every Saturday at 7:00am. Where is it? The event takes place at Gleeson Park, Talc Street, Stanthorpe, Queensland 4380. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Gran Elly Orchard

Free Event

Visit Gran Elly Orchard and chat with the farmer. Gran Elly Orchard will be open and welcoming visitors on both Saturdays of the festival.  The farm gate will be open for visitors to drive through the orchard and up to the rustic, characterful packing shed to meet 3rd generation orchardist, Dennis Angelino. Dennis will share…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

VISIT FREE OR REGISTER HERE FOR 'PICK YOUR OWN APPLES'

Walk through the apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week. There’s even an opportunity to pick your own apples while there, but please note that this part of the farm experience must be…

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Busking in the Streets: Australian Busking Championships

Free Event

The first Saturday (26 Feb) of Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival is full of exciting and free entertainment on every street corner!  Stanthorpe’s CBD is the venue for the 2022 Australian National Busking Championship: South-East Queensland Finals. Many different categories of busking will bring music to Maryland and High Streets in the Stanthorpe CBD,…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Open Gardens

GET TICKETS: $30 All Gardens Pass (online only) or $5 per garden (at entry)

  • 10:00am-4:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2022! 7 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors and they comprise 6 floral/home gardens and 1 producer/grower garden to provide an insight into fruits and veg growers on the Granite Belt.  NOTE: The producer/grower…

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Golf: The Apple and Grape Cup

Registration Required

Play the 9-hole course at the Stanthorpe Golf Club – open to the public and all players are welcome. An official handicap is required to play the Apple and Grape Cup. To find out more, nominate and book a golf cart Ph 4681 1276 or email play@stanthorpegolfclub.com      Registration Required To register please call 4681…

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Winners Concert: Australian Busking Championships

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

  • 2:30pm

After a relaxing day in the CBD checking out the talent of the buskers in the SE Qld Finals of the Australian National Busking Championships, head to see the best of the buskers in the Winners Concert! Performers will be competing for prize money, entry to the National Championship and the honour of playing in…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchard

VISIT FREE OR REGISTER HERE FOR 'PICK YOUR OWN APPLES'

Walk through the apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week. There’s even an opportunity to pick your own apples while there, but please note that this part of the farm experience must be…

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Open Gardens

BUY nOW $30 All Gardens Pass (online only) or $5 per garden at entry

  • 10:00am-4:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2022! 7 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors and they comprise 6 floral/home gardens and 1 producer/grower garden to provide an insight into fruits and veg growers on the Granite Belt.  NOTE: The producer/grower…

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Banchetto Italiano: Italian Long Lunch

Buy Now: $110 *Covid-19 Vacc Required*

Join the fun as we celebrate the Granite Belt’s Italian heritage at the Italian long lunch – Banchetto Italiano!   It’s a sit-down traditional Italian four-course lunch accompanied by a whole afternoon of riotous fun and live entertainment. Hilarious hosts keep the humour running all afternoon, while welcome to the stage various dancing and live…

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BBQ and Harvest Thanksgiving Church Service

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Join the combined church of Stanthorpe at a BBQ followed by a church service held as a thanksgiving for this year’s harvest on the Granite Belt. The BBQ begins 5.00pm Sunday 27 February and is followed by the church service at 6.00pm. Venue: Stanthorpe Civic Centre. Stanthorpe’s tradition of agriculture and the production of food…

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150 Years of Stanthorpe Exhibitions: Camera Club & Schools

Free Event

Two exhibitions celebrating 150 years of Stanthorpe will be on display, with free entry inside the Civic Centre, Stanthorpe.  The Stanthorpe Camera Club will present an exhibition of “150 years of Stanthorpe through our eyes”. The local schools of the Granite Belt will also display an Exhibition celebrating 150 Years of Stanthorpe. Check it out…

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Wall of Fruit Display

Free Event

See the colourful and creative installation of fruit grown on the Granite Belt. Free entry, inside the Civic Centre.  Open from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2022. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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Paddock to Piazza Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Meet local chefs and watch from them as they cook with Granite Belt produce (apples and more) daily from Monday to Friday in the Piazza. Local chefs will take to the stage to demonstrate their passion for cooking with Granite Belt grown produce – a different chef each day Monday through Friday. Meet the local…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Brewer & Brewery Tour

BOOK NOW: $33

Meet the brewer and tour behind the scenes at Granite Belt Brewery with this Monday afternoon bus tour. Geoff and Dee Davenport hand craft and bottle beers and ciders at this 1000 litre microbrewery.  Join them on this tour for an exclusive tour experience not available for drop-in visitors – this is a special festival only…

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Movie Showing: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

GET TICKETS: $12 movie, $22 movie and Italian themed light dinner

Dalveen Film Society will present a Movie Showing Monday and Thursday evenings in the Dalveen Hall, Pine Cres.   Screening – Monday 28 February Film: Much Ado About Nothing 6pm to 10.30pm.  Bar open and dinner available from 6pm (dinner must be pre-ordered). Screening begins 7.30pm. Tickets: $12 movie, $22 movie and Italian themed light…

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Variety Concert for Seniors with Morning Tea

Free Event

Seniors are invited to attend a morning of old time music at this Variety Concert that showcases some of the festival entertainment in a comfortable indoors venue, the Stanthorpe Civic Centre. The morning includes a morning tea. Invitation for attendance at this event are made to local seniors groups and any visiting seniors may contact…

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150 Years of Stanthorpe Exhibitions: Camera Club & Schools

Free Event

Two exhibitions celebrating 150 years of Stanthorpe will be on display, with free entry inside the Civic Centre, Stanthorpe.  The Stanthorpe Camera Club will present an exhibition of “150 years of Stanthorpe through our eyes”. The local schools of the Granite Belt will also display an Exhibition celebrating 150 Years of Stanthorpe. Check it out…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Wall of Fruit Display

Free Event

See the colourful and creative installation of fruit grown on the Granite Belt. Free entry, inside the Civic Centre.  Open from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2022. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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Paddock to Piazza Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Meet local chefs and watch from them as they cook with Granite Belt produce (apples and more) daily from Monday to Friday in the Piazza. Local chefs will take to the stage to demonstrate their passion for cooking with Granite Belt grown produce – a different chef each day Monday through Friday. Meet the local…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Grower & Vegetable Farm Tour

BOOK NOW: $33

Meet the Taylor family and join them for a rare behind the scenes tour at their Granite Belt vegetable farm where they grow veges for Woolworths shelves. The Taylor Family Produce Company has been growing vegetables for Woolworths shelves since 2006. There are five main products: iceberg lettuce, wombok (Chinese cabbage), celery, broccoli and silverbeet…

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Variety Concert

$5 Tickets at the door

It’s Back Again!! The Apple and Grape Festival Local Variety Concert. Featuring local choirs, brass bands, Nine Year Sister, School Choirs, Penny and Roger) Cost: $5.00 Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm     Pictured below: Nine Year Sister (local Stanthorpe singing sister duo and winners of the 2020 Australian National Busking Championships SE Qld Finals)  

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Golf: Single Stableford Sponsored by Stanthorpe Golf Club

Registration Required

Join us at tee off for the Single Stableford from 8am for men and 9am for women on Wednesday 2nd March 2022. This event is sponsored by Stanthorpe Golf Club and all players are welcome. Official handicap required. To find out more, nominate and book a golf cart Ph 4681 1276 or email play@stanthorpegolfclub.com  …

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Open Gardens

BUY NOW $30 All Gardens Pass (online only) or $5 per garden (at entry)

  • 9:00am-5:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2022! 7 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors and they comprise 6 floral/home gardens and 1 producer/grower garden to provide an insight into fruits and veg growers on the Granite Belt.  NOTE: The producer/grower…

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150 Years of Stanthorpe Exhibitions: Camera Club & Schools

Free Event

Two exhibitions celebrating 150 years of Stanthorpe will be on display, with free entry inside the Civic Centre, Stanthorpe.  The Stanthorpe Camera Club will present an exhibition of “150 years of Stanthorpe through our eyes”. The local schools of the Granite Belt will also display an Exhibition celebrating 150 Years of Stanthorpe. Check it out…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Wall of Fruit Display

Free Event

See the colourful and creative installation of fruit grown on the Granite Belt. Free entry, inside the Civic Centre.  Open from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2022. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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Paddock to Piazza Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Meet local chefs and watch from them as they cook with Granite Belt produce (apples and more) daily from Monday to Friday in the Piazza. Local chefs will take to the stage to demonstrate their passion for cooking with Granite Belt grown produce – a different chef each day Monday through Friday. Meet the local…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Berry Farmer & Farm Tour

BOOK NOW: $33

Meet the family behind Eastern Colour, who grow strawberries and apples on their farm in Applethorpe. This is a behind the scenes tour with the farmers themselves and is a tour experience exclusively available for the festival. Opportunity to pick your fruit available at an additional cost on the day.  Tour returns to Stanthorpe approx…

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Apple Day Fun: Apple Peeling Competitions, Apple Pie Judging

Free Event

Stanthorpe is where ALL of Queensland’s apple crop is grown – so it’s only fitting that it’s here we would dedicate a day to all things apples! From Jonathan, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, Sundowner, Kalei, Jazz to the famous Granny Smith apple; we grow then all and now is the best time to eat…

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150 Years of Stanthorpe Exhibitions: Camera Club & Schools

Free Event

Two exhibitions celebrating 150 years of Stanthorpe will be on display, with free entry inside the Civic Centre, Stanthorpe.  The Stanthorpe Camera Club will present an exhibition of “150 years of Stanthorpe through our eyes”. The local schools of the Granite Belt will also display an Exhibition celebrating 150 Years of Stanthorpe. Check it out…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Wall of Fruit Display

Free Event

See the colourful and creative installation of fruit grown on the Granite Belt. Free entry, inside the Civic Centre.  Open from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2022. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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Paddock to Piazza Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Meet local chefs and watch from them as they cook with Granite Belt produce (apples and more) daily from Monday to Friday in the Piazza. Local chefs will take to the stage to demonstrate their passion for cooking with Granite Belt grown produce – a different chef each day Monday through Friday. Meet the local…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Apple Farmer & Orchard Tour

BOOK NOW: $33

Meet the Nicoletti family and join them for a behind the scenes tour at their commercial apple orchard in Pozieres. Toni and Daniel Nicoletti are 3rd generation apple growers and this tour of their 100 acre farm to learn how their operation works, with its cold storage facility, hail netting, packing shed and irrigation systems…

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Movie Screening: ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’

GET TICKETS: $12 movie, $22 movie and Italian themed light dinner

Dalveen Film Society will present a Movie Showing on Monday and Thursday evening in the Dalveen Hall, Pine Cres.   Screening – Thursday 3 March Film: Under the Tuscan Sun 6pm to 10.30pm.  Bar open and dinner available from 6pm (dinner must be pre-ordered). Screening begins 7.30pm. Tickets: $12 movie, $22 movie and Italian themed…

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Granite Belt Farmers Market

Free Event

Bring a basket and stock up on some of the freshest local produce, at the Granite Belt Farmers Market Market on Friday. This is the only truly local fruit and veggie outlet in Stanthorpe. All the fruit and veggies sold at the market is produced by small locally owned and run farms. This guarantees extraordinary…

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Golf: Crisps Coaches 2 Ball Ambrose

Registration Required

Join us at tee off for the Crisps Coaches 2 Ball Ambrose at Stanthorpe Golf Club. To find out more, nominate and book a golf cart Ph 4681 1276 or email play@stanthorpegolfclub.com     Registration Required To find out more, nominate and book a golf cart Ph 4681 1276 or email play@stanthorpegolfclub.com   Thank you…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Visit Free or Register Here for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

Walk through the apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week. There’s even an opportunity to pick your own apples while there, but please note that this part of the farm experience must be…

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Paddock to Piazza Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Meet local chefs and watch from them as they cook with Granite Belt produce (apples and more) daily from Monday to Friday in the Piazza. Local chefs will take to the stage to demonstrate their passion for cooking with Granite Belt grown produce – a different chef each day Monday through Friday. Meet the local…

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Open Gardens

GET TICKETS: $30 Gardens Pass (online only) or $5 per garden (at entry)

  • 10:00am-4:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2022! 6 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors on Friday 4 March. COST: $30 to visit ALL the gardens (available in festival online box office). Or$5 per garden cash at the gate. An ALL…

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150 Years of Stanthorpe Exhibitions: Camera Club & Schools

Free Event

Two exhibitions celebrating 150 years of Stanthorpe will be on display, with free entry inside the Civic Centre, Stanthorpe.  The Stanthorpe Camera Club will present an exhibition of “150 years of Stanthorpe through our eyes”. The local schools of the Granite Belt will also display an Exhibition celebrating 150 Years of Stanthorpe. Check it out…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Wall of Fruit Display

Free Event

See the colourful and creative installation of fruit grown on the Granite Belt. Free entry, inside the Civic Centre.  Open from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2022. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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The Public Grape Crush! From 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Come watch for free! Grape Stomping Participants: SOLD OUT

Roll up your pants and tuck up your skirts because it’s time for the general public to have a turn of the grape crushing fun! A bit shout out to Balancing Heart Vineyard who are sponsoring all the fun of the grape crush! The parade of grape bearers arrives in the Piazza… cue the Italian…

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Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta

GET TICKETS: $10 Adult. (Under 18yrs FREE). *Covid-19 Vacc Required*

The Food & Wine Fiesta is on Friday 4, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March – the main festival weekend.  Bring a picnic blanket, or find a festival picnic table under the trees in Weeroona Park and relax and enjoy the onstage entertainment and food & wine delights. Friday 5pm – 10pm (last drinks 9.30pm).…

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Apple and Grape Gala Ball sponsored by Granite Belt Brewery

BUY NOW $99 Adult. *Covid-19 Vacc Required*

Time to frock up… it’s the Apple and Grape Harvest Ball sponsored by Granite Belt Brewery!  The evening is a sit-down 2 course meal prepared by the award winning Chef Drew and includes the all important presentation of the hardworking 2022 Festival Young Ambassadors. Entertainment will be from Toowoomba’s Lodi, whose music will have you heading…

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Friday Night Movie Showing: More Details TBA

Stanthorpe Parkrun

FREE - Register Here

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you!   When is it? Every Saturday at 7:00am. Where is it? The event takes place at Gleeson Park, Talc Street, Stanthorpe, Queensland 4380. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join…

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Steam Train: Warwick to Stanthorpe SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

  • 8:00am-6:00pm

Depart Warwick Station at 08:00am for a leisurely heritage train trip to Stanthorpe, arriving at 10:15am. Come spend the day at the festival and arrive via the steam train from Warwick!  This is perfect if you’re booking accommodation in Warwick, with lots of options there for spots to stay. CLICK FOR PRICES + TICKETS We…

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Market in the Mountains

Free Event

Stanthorpe hosts fabulous markets, featuring exclusively home and locally made products. The local artisans of the Stanthorpe region will gather on both Saturday and Sunday of the main festival weekend to showcase their wares. It’s a market where you’ll meet the people behind the products, from artists to farmers, crafters and hobbyists all together all…

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New Season Apples + Strawberries Pick Your Own Event At Eastern Colour

Booking Essential: PM Eastern Colour on Facebook

Eastern Colour is opening its doors to the public for a special “Pick Your Own” event! They will have new season Royal Gala Apples available to pick by the kilogram as well as delicious hydroponic strawberries. The event will be from 9am to 1pm on Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th March. Bookings are essential…

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Artworks: Railway Cafe & Gallery Open, Bocce & Festival Parking

Gallery free. Cafe open.

RAILWAY CAFE OPEN: Sat 5 and Sun 6 March A limited menu café which will be open at the Railway Station from 9.00-2.00pm both Saturday and Sunday, serving breakfast, morning tea or a light lunch. ART ON SHOW A display of art by local artists in the gallery associated with the café 9-2pm Saturday and Sunday   BALL…

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Rebel FM Street Carnival

Free Event

All day Saturday from 9am til late there’ll be roving performers, food and market stalls and entertainment on pop-up stages in the CBD of Stanthorpe. All the action is happening along Maryland, High and Victoria Streets and it’s all free entry.   And nearby on Saturday… It’s just a short walk to the Food & Wine…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Gran Elly Orchard

Free Event

Visit Gran Elly Orchard and chat with the farmer. Gran Elly Orchard will be open and welcoming visitors on both Saturdays of the festival.  The farm gate will be open for visitors to drive through the orchard and up to the rustic, characterful packing shed to meet 3rd generation orchardist, Dennis Angelino. Dennis will share…

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Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta

GET TICKETS: $20 Adult. (Under 18yrs FREE). *Covid-19 Vacc Required*

The Food & Wine Fiesta is on Friday 4, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March – the main festival weekend.  Bring a picnic blanket, or find a festival picnic table under the trees in Weeroona Park and relax and enjoy the onstage entertainment and food & wine delights. Saturday open 9am – 10pm (last drinks…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Visit Free or Register Here for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

Walk through the apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week. There’s even an opportunity to pick your own apples while there, but please note that this part of the farm experience must be…

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Open Gardens

GET TICKETS: $30 Gardens Pass (online only) $5 per garden (at entry)

  • 10:00pm-1:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2022! 6 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors on Friday 4 March. COST: $30 to visit ALL the gardens (available in festival online box office). Or $5 per garden cash at the gate. An…

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Kids Zone (inside Food & Wine Fiesta)

KIDS FREE. ADULTS PURCHASE "FIESTA" TICKET.

Running alongside the Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta, is a free Kids Zone in the park, with kids amusements and family entertainment.   The Kids Zone will be open on Saturday and Sunday in an adjoining precinct within Weeroona Park, Stanthorpe. Featuring activities for primary school aged children – program of fun to be released…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Wall of Fruit Display

Free Event

See the colourful and creative installation of fruit grown on the Granite Belt. Free entry, inside the Civic Centre.  Open from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2022. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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Poetry in the Piazza

Free Event

A poetry competition will be held Saturday morning 5 March 2022 in the Farley St Piazza (in Stanthorpe’s CBD).  The theme is around 150 years of Stanthorpe. More details to come…

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Stanthorpe RSL Bands Parade

Free Event

The parade of bands is one big, amazing gathering of local and visiting bands – an amazing sight in the main street of Stanthorpe. There’ll be Brass, Pipe and the thunderous Marching Drum Bands all parading in one big spectacular show talent!  View them from 11am – noon Saturday on High and Maryland Streets in Stanthorpe’s…

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Channel 7 Grand Parade

Free Event

A festival highlight is the Channel 7 Grand Parade which sweeps through Stanthorpe’s main street. It’s a colourful celebration of community and the Granite Belt harvest, running along High and Maryland Streets from 2pm. Straight after the parade the marching and brass bands will all gather in the main street for a bands finale, from approximately…

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Stanthorpe RSL Bands Parade Finale after Grand Parade

Free Event

After the Channel 7 Grand Parade the bands will gather encase for a finale. There’ll be Brass, Pipe and the thunderous Marching Drum Bands all parading in one big spectacular show talent! Times to view the bands in the CBD on Saturday 5 March: 11am – noon for Stanthorpe RSL Bands Parade (Grand gathering of…

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The Musical Quiet Hour – Granite Belt Choir

Free Event

Enter an oasis of calm amid the hype of the festival with The Granite Belt Choir’s performance of ‘The Musical Quiet Hour’ in St Paul’s Anglican Church.  The 2022 performance will be a tribute to Stanthorpe’s 150 Anniversary in 2022. St Paul’s Anglican Church is on the corner of Corundum & High Streets.  There are two performance…

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Celebrity Grape Crush Championship

Free Event

Just after the Grand Parade, the iconic Celebrity Grape Crush – the epitome of harvest celebration is staged in the main street of Stanthorpe.  Find all the fun of this event in the area outside the Stanthorpe Post Office at 4pm on the corner of High and Maryland streets. A big shout out to Balancing…

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Naval Ceremonial Sunset Beat (pre-fireworks concert)

Free Event

Gather early before the fireworks are set off and enjoy the performance of Naval Ceremonial Sunset Beat on the south end of Maryland Street in the CBD (near O’Mara’s Hotel).  

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Fireworks

Free Event

  • 7:30pm

Saturday night is time for the fireworks extravaganza over Stanthorpe! The fireworks will be preceded by an impressive concert at 6.30pm – the Naval Ceremonial Sunset Beat. The fireworks are set off on Carnarvon Bridge, which is the bridge at the southern end of Maryland Street in Stanthorpe’s CBD. If you’re already in the CBD…

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Mt Marlay Fun Run sponsored by Black Toyota

Register Here: from $20 to $25

10km Mt Marlay Challenge OR 5km Fun Run The Challenge course includes a run up Mt Marlay, which is 919m above sea level with an average 8% gradient, so come along and join the challenge. Thank you to Black Toyota for sponsoring this event. All participants receive a commemorative Mt Marlay Challenge running cap. Note:…

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Market in the Mountains

Free Event

Come and meet the artist, crafter, maker, baker or grower.  Stanthorpe hosts fabulous markets, featuring exclusively home and locally made products. The local artisans of the Stanthorpe region will gather on both Saturday and Sunday of the main festival weekend to showcase their wares. It’s a market where you’ll meet the people behind the products,…

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New Season Apples + Strawberries Pick Your Own Event At Eastern Colour

Bookings Essential: PM Eastern Colour on Facebook

Eastern Colour is opening its doors to the public for a special “Pick Your Own” event! They will have new season Royal Gala Apples available to pick by the kilogram as well as delicious hydroponic strawberries. The event will be from 9am to 1pm on Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th March. Bookings are essential…

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Artworks: Railway Gallery & Cafe Open & Bocce

Gallery free. Cafe open.

CAFE OPEN: Sat 5 and Sun 6 March A limited menu café which will be open at the Railway Station from 9.00-2.00pm both Saturday and Sunday, serving breakfast, morning tea or a light lunch. ART ON SHOW A display of art by local artists in the gallery associated with the café 9-2pm Saturday and Sunday   BALL GAMES…

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Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta

GET TICKETS: $15 Adult (Under 18yrs FREE). *Covid-19 Vacc Required*

The Food & Wine Fiesta is on Friday 4, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March – the main festival weekend.  Bring a picnic blanket, or find a festival picnic table under the trees in Weeroona Park and relax and enjoy the onstage entertainment and food & wine delights. Sunday open 9am – 6.30pm (last drinks…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Visit Free or Register Here for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

Walk through the apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week. There’s even an opportunity to pick your own apples while there, but please note that this part of the farm experience must be…

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Open Gardens

GET TICKETS: $30 Gardens Pass (online only) or $5 per garden (at entry)

  • 10:00am-1:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2022! 6 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors on Friday 4 March. COST: $30 to visit ALL the gardens (available in festival online box office). Or $5 per garden cash at the gate. An…

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Sunday Street Carnival

Free Event

On Sunday Victoria street will be closed to traffic and will be a hive of carnival activity, with street stalls, music on pop-up stages, some amusements rides for kids (fees apply) and roving entertainment.   Victoria street sits between Maryland Street (the main street of Stanthorpe) and Weeroona Park – the venue for the Queensland…

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Kids Zone (inside Food & Wine Fiesta)

Kids Free. Adults purchase "Fiesta" ticket.

Running alongside the Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta, is a free Kids Zone in the park, with kids amusements and family entertainment.   The Kids Zone will be open on Saturday and Sunday in an adjoining precinct within Weeroona Park, Stanthorpe. Featuring activities for primary school aged children – program of fun to be released…

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Local Artists Exhibition

Free Event

An exhibition of 100+ local artists is on display for all to see inside the free entry Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Weeroona Park.   Hot Tip: In Weeroona Park where the Art Gallery is and nearby through the CBD be sure to go on the hunt for street art murals.  …LEARN MORE   INSIDE…

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Wall of Fruit Display

Free Event

See the colourful and creative installation of fruit grown on the Granite Belt. Free entry, inside the Civic Centre.  Open from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2022. At approximately 3pm Sunday afternoon an auction of the fruit will take place, so gather round for the opportunity to take home some of the display.

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The Musical Quiet Hour – Granite Belt Choir

Free Event

Enter an oasis of calm amid the hype of the festival with The Granite Belt Choir’s performance of ‘The Musical Quiet Hour’ in St Paul’s Anglican Church.  The 2022 performance will be a tribute to Stanthorpe’s 150 Anniversary in 2022. St Paul’s Anglican Church is on the corner of Corundum & High Streets.  There are two performance…

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Auction of Wall of Fruit

Free Event

The creative display of fruit inside the Civic Centre will be up for auction at the end of the festival, at approximately 3pm Sunday 6 March.

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