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Where to Stay for Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival

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.

You’ll be waking up to breathe in the fresh country air, 1,000 metres above sea level wherever you take your pick to rest your head across the region.

The Main Weekend

The ‘Main Weekend’ from 23 Feb – 3 March 2024, featuring the Queensland Country Bank Food and Wine Fiesta, Grand Parade and bound-to-get-messy Grape Crushing, has accommodation being booked faster than you can say “Montepulciano”.

Where to look for vacancies around Stanthorpe…

  • Find Stanthorpe and Ballandean area accommodation availability on the Main Weekend listed on www.Trivago.com.au (P.S. Book directly with local accommodation operators to #SupportLocal)
  • Stay in Warwick nearby (there’s lots of accommodation vacancies in Warwick) and we’ll be very likely running a festival bus Warwick to Stanthorpe return on Saturday 2 March 2024 to make staying in Warwick during the festival even easier!
Accommodation Diamondvale

Come the first weekend, 23 – 25 February 2024 we’ve got vacancy!

Coming the first weekend of the festival has the advantage of securing accommodation right in the heart of Stanthorpe, meaning you can score yourself a stroll home (or should we say roll?) after long lunching at the Banchetto Italiano.

The bonus? You’ll be able to see talented musicians line Stanthorpe’s streets to busk it out in the Busking Championships (and it’s free too!).

The big weekend: Stay within a short drive 1 – 3 March 2024

When you stay in the Apple Capital, you don’t have to stay in the heart of Stanthorpe to get a taste of the harvest celebrations. Basing yourself in one of the many towns in the Granite Belt means you’ll get the bonus of the scenic drive and a better taste for the whole region. Across the region, you’ll find accommodation for all budgets and group sizes in under a 20-minute drive away.

Grand Parade | Where to stay Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Festival

Further afield:

Prefer the camping experience?

Pack the tent or tow your camper trailer, the Granite Belt is fruitful of spots that will have you sleeping under the clear night skies.

Check out these camping and holiday parks:

Foxbar Falls Campground

A 48-site campground settled amongst granite landscapes, native Australian bush and a working vegetable farm, just outside of Stanthorpe. Book here.

Top of the Town Tourist Park

A national park atmosphere, set in twenty acres of bush just fifteen minutes’ walk or two minutes’ drive from downtown Stanthorpe. Book here.

Sommerville Valley Tourist Park & Resort

12 km from Stanthorpe in a beautiful and quiet area on Storm King Dam with spacious powered sites, bushy unpowered sites and small budget cabins. Book here.

Country Style Caravan Park

12 spacious acres amidst eucalyptus set on the Severn River among the picturesque Glen Aplin hills. Book here.

Blue Topaz Caravan Park

Grass sites and concrete slabs with friendly staff, located in lovely Severnlea, just a 5-minute drive south of Stanthorpe. Book here.

Happy Apple Caravan Park

Located in the thick of apple country, Thulimbah, you’ll find rooms, camping and caravan sites, with a warm homely atmosphere. Book here.

The Folly Ballandean

A spacious16-site park best suited for self-sufficient caravans and camper-vans with 360 degree views the hills of Ballandean on Queensland’s largest truffle farm. http://www.thefollyballandean.com.au

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