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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

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Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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Apple Orchard Experience: Nicoletti Orchards

Purchase tickets via their website for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

APPLE ORCHARD EXPERIENCE : NICOLETTI ORCHARDS Experience the freshest flavours of new season! Purchase tickets via their website to pick ‘your own apples’. Walk through the scenic apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples, juice & cider straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday…

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Wine Maker’s Long Lunch – Heritage Estate Winery

Get Tickets: $90

  • 1:00pm

Indulge in an extraordinary culinary experience like no other as we invite you to an intimate long lunch, an exquisite affair curated for a select gathering of discerning individuals. Hosted by the legendary Sophia Loren, this event promises to be a celebration of taste, elegance, and sophistication. Picture a setting where refinement meets conviviality—a perfect…

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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 in?…

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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Purchase tickets via their website for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

APPLE ORCHARD EXPERIENCE : NICOLETTI ORCHARDS Experience the freshest flavours of new season! Purchase tickets via their website to pick ‘your own apples’. Walk through the scenic apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples, juice & cider straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday…

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Busking in the Streets: Australian Busking Championships

Free Event

The first Saturday (24 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 2024 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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Open Gardens

GET TICKETS: $30 All 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 2024! 9 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors and they comprise 7 floral/home gardens and 2 edible gardens 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

  • 1:30pm

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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Dalveen Film Society presents the 8th Orion International Film Festival, 2nd hosted at Dalveen.

$15 Per session - $25 for both sessions

Dalveen Film Society presents the 8th Orion International Film Festival,  2nd hosted at Dalveen. Dalveen Film Society presents: ORION International Film Festival After the huge success of the Inaugural Dalveen International Film Festival in 2023, The Dalveen Film Society will host its second ORION International Film Festival on Saturday February 24, 2024. The event will…

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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchard

Purchase tickets via their website for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

APPLE ORCHARD EXPERIENCE : NICOLETTI ORCHARDS Experience the freshest flavours of new season! Purchase tickets via their website to pick ‘your own apples’. Walk through the scenic apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples, juice & cider straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday…

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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 2024! 9 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors and they comprise 7 floral/home gardens and 2 edible to provide an insight into fruits and veg growers on the Granite Belt.  NOTE: The producer/grower garden…

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Banchetto Italiano: Italian Long Lunch

Buy Now: $110

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 five-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 25 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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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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Farm to Fork Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Celebrity chef Matt Golinski will showcase the versatility of truffles, demonstrating their incorporation into a variety of dishes that highlight the unique earthy and aromatic flavours of this delicacy. Balancing Heart Vineyard will also be present at the morning ‘Farm to Fork’ event, educating attendees on the perfect wines to complement that perfect meal. Cost: FREE Location: Stanthorpe’s…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Truffle Maker Tour

BOOK NOW: $38.50

Meet the Truffle Makers Tour and talk of Truffle Discovery Centre, display Truffiere, Lawdogs Australia Training Centre and Granite Belt Gourmet Tasting Gallery Product Tastings Detection Dog Demonstrations Australian first business and first on the granite belt to allow public access to the industry. Learn how French Black Perigord Truffles grow in cold climate areas…

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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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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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Farm to Fork Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Join award-winning Queensland College of Wine & Tourism restaurant Varias and Banca Ridge Wines, as they take you on a culinary journey at the Farm to Fork demonstrations. Experience delectable local produce, the hero of our event, perfectly paired with their exquisite wines. Cost: FREE Location: Stanthorpe’s main street When: Monday 26 February to Thursday 29th.  11am – 2pm Mon-Thurs.…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Grower & Vegetable Farm Tour

BOOK NOW: $38.50

Meet David and Jess Andreatta, fifth-generation farmers who returned to their family farm in Ballandean’s Granite Belt 15 years ago. Starting with a portion of Jess’s parents’ farm, they’ve grown it into a thriving 500-acre operation. Specialising in tomatoes and capsicums, the Andreatta’s embody a deep connection to the land and a commitment to their…

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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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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 28th of  February 2024. 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)

  • 10:00am-4:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2024! 8 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors and they comprise 6 floral/home gardens and 2 edible gardens to provide an insight into fruits and veg growers on the Granite Belt.  NOTE: The producer/grower…

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Farm to Fork Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

You can’t have Berry Day without the team from Jamworks! The dynamic duo, Stephanie and Christine—affectionately known as the Jam Tarts from Jamworks—will bring the wow factor as they work their magic with all things berry and local produce during the Farm to Fork demonstrations. Also, don’t miss Heritage Estate Wines as they showcase their exquisite selections. Did you know…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Berry Farmer & Farm Tour

BOOK NOW: $38.50

Meet the family behind Eastern Colour, who have a very successful apple arm to their business and also grow about two million plants a season making their  farm the biggest strawberry producer in the region! Eastern Colour was established in 1975, and their name was created to represent both their location on the eastern side…

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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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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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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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Farm to Fork Cooking Demonstration

Free Event

Join chef John Speranza as he takes your palate on a journey with the delicious flavors of the Granite Belt. Working with a key festival ingredient—the apple—it will be wonderful to see the masterpieces he whips up. Local apple farmer David McMahon will also be on hand to engage you with all things apple in the Granite Belt, sharing fun…

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Bus Tour: Meet the Apple Farmer & Orchard Tour

BOOK NOW: $38.50

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 throughout…

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Brushes And Bubbles

Tickets $55

Brushes and Bubbles  $55 pp 6.30pm-9.30pm Stanthorpe  Civic Centre Dive into a whirlwind of creativity at our oh-so-fabulous Bubbles and Brushes – where artistry meets effervescence in the most spectacular way! Mark your calendars for the 29th of February 2024, and join us at the Stanthorpe Civic Centre from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm for…

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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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Golf: Crisps Coaches 2 Ball Ambrose

Registration Required

Join us for a Shotgun Start at 9am in 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…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Purchase tickets via their website for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

APPLE ORCHARD EXPERIENCE : NICOLETTI ORCHARDS Experience the freshest flavours of new season! Purchase tickets via their website to pick ‘your own apples’. Walk through the scenic apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples, juice & cider straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday…

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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 2024! 8 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors on Friday 1 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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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. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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The Public Grape Crush! From 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm

Tickets $35 - Watch for free!

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

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The Food & Wine Fiesta is on Friday 1, Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 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

Tickets $99 Adult

Time to frock up… it’s the Apple and Grape Harvest Ball  The evening is a sit-down 2 course meal prepared by an Award Winning Chef and includes the all important presentation of the hardworking 2024 Festival Young Ambassadors. About the Evening 5.45pm: Doors open 7pm: Official proceeding begin 12 midnight: Last drinks 1am: Venue closes…

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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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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 in?…

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Poet’s Breakfast

Tickets $30

Bush Poets Breakfast A new addition to the festival, the Poets Breakfast promises to be an unforgettable morning of artistic expression and culinary delight. Featuring renowned poets Ray Essery, Jack Drake, and Gary Fogerty, the Poets Breakfast will captivate audiences with their eloquent verses, drawing inspiration from the bountiful orchards and vineyards of the region.…

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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 2nd and 3rd March. Bookings are essential…

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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 Fiesta…

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Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta

GET TICKETS: $25 Adult. (Under 18yrs FREE).

The Food & Wine Fiesta is on 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 10am – 10pm (last drinks 9.30pm) Adult Entry $15 Friday $25 Saturday $20 Sunday…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Purchase tickets via their website for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

APPLE ORCHARD EXPERIENCE : NICOLETTI ORCHARDS Experience the freshest flavours of new season! Purchase tickets via their website to pick ‘your own apples’. Walk through the scenic apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples, juice & cider straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday…

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Open Gardens

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

  • 10:00pm-4:00pm

Stanthorpe has been enjoying beautiful years of rain and to celebrate our Open Gardens return to the festival in 2024! 9 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors on Saturday 2 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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Woolworths Kids Zone (inside Food & Wine Fiesta)

KIDS FREE. ADULTS PURCHASE "FIESTA" TICKET.

Running alongside the Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta, is a free Woolworths Kids Zone in the park, with kids amusements and family entertainment.   The Woolworths 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…

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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. Be there Sunday afternoon for an auction of the fruit.

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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 Saturday on High and Maryland Streets in Stanthorpe’s CBD. Times to…

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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: 10.30am – noon for Stanthorpe RSL Bands Parade (Grand gathering of…

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The Musical Quiet Hour – Granite Belt Choir, “For the Beauty of the Earth”

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. St Paul’s Anglican Church is on the corner of Corundum & High Streets.  There are two performance times to choose from: “For the Beauty of the Earth“.  Beautiful choral music…

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Balancing Heart 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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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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Ergon Energy Decorated Windows

Free Event

Stroll the CBD of Stanthorpe and while supporting our local stores, check-out the fun they have had turning their shopfront windows festive for the week! By Friday 23rd February all of the participating shopfronts will have their displays ready for judging, stroll the main street of Stanthorpe and take a look. Don’t forget to vote…

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Mt Marlay Challenge

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Welcome to the Mt Marlay Challenge, an exhilarating 10km challenge along with a 5km fun run, held in conjunction with the Apple & Grape Festival in the scenic town of Stanthorpe! Set against the amazing backdrop of Mt Marlay this event offers an unforgettable experience for both seasoned runners and beginners alike. Whether you’re seeking…

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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. Bookings are essential so please private message their facebook page to…

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Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta

GET TICKETS: $20 Adult (Under 18yrs FREE)

The Food & Wine Fiesta is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 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 – 7.00pm (last drinks 6.30pm) Savour the flavours…

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Apple Orchard Open Day: Nicoletti Orchards

Purchase tickets via their website for 'Pick Your Own Apples'

APPLE ORCHARD EXPERIENCE : NICOLETTI ORCHARDS Experience the freshest flavours of new season! Purchase tickets via their website to pick ‘your own apples’. Walk through the scenic apple orchard for photographs and purchase apples, juice & cider straight from inside the farm shop in the packing shed at Nicoletti Orchards near Stanthorpe on Friday, Saturday…

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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 2024! 9 Gardens will be opening their gates for visitors. COST: $30 to visit ALL the gardens (available in festival online box office). Or $5 per garden (cash at the gate.) An ALL Garden pass can…

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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 Country…

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Woolworths Kids Zone (inside Food & Wine Fiesta)

Kids Free. Adults purchase "Fiesta" ticket.

Running alongside the Queensland Country Bank Food & Wine Fiesta, is a free Woolworths Kids Zone in the park, with kids amusements and family entertainment.   The Woolworths 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…

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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. 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 – “For the Beauty of the Earth”

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. “For the Beauty of the Earth“.  Beautiful choral music relating to nature, seasons, flora and fauna. St Paul’s Anglican Church is on the corner of Corundum & High…

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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 3 March.

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