Food 'n' Groove Fridays
Launched in January 2019, this exciting Friday night food scene is a summer season must do. Leave the kitchen and let someone else do the cooking for you with a selection of international cuisine, live music and a licensed bar. Check the event calendar for upcoming dates and locations.
Relish Fraser Coast - Food & Wine Festival
Maryborough's heritage streetscapes and stunning riverside parklands serve as a splendid backdrop to savour the tastes on offer at this showcase of regional wines and fine local produce. Sip beer and wine in tasting sessions and watch cooking demonstrations from local chefs.
Mary Poppins Festival
Celebrate the art of storytelling and discover the magic and history of Maryborough during a celebration that is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! P.L Travers, creator of the beloved nanny, was born in the heritage city and her connection is remembered throughout the festival, in an explosion of colour, art, culture and practically perfect fun for everyone
Maryborough Markets - Every Thursday from 7am to midday
Every Thursday, Maryborough's city centre undergoes an amazing transformation into a colourful outdoor heritage bazaar. Wander around the amazing array of farm fresh produce and unique wares. Original hand-made craft, homemade treats, artwork, jewellery, clothes, accessories, natural beauty products and gorgeous cut flowers.
Hervey Bay Ocean Festival
Celebrating the region's connection with the sea and the annual return of the humpback whales, the festival follows the Blessing of the Fleet at the start of the whale watching season. Secure a possie on the esplanade to watch the colourful floats roll by at the Illumination Parade and Concert and jump into the water or watch from the shore as the Paddle Out for Whales takes place in the Bay. The festivities include events promoting conservation and celebrating Hervey Bay's whale connection.
Carols in the Park
This much loved annual regional Christmas carol event is held each year at Queens Park in Maryborough. Festivities will start with the Apex Santa Fair, Twilight Christmas Markets and activities in the park with the night ending with a carol sing-along.
New Years Eve by the Beach
Live entertainment, food and craft stores, kids rides and face painting to fill the Torquay Foreshore in Hervey Bay as we celebrate New Year’s Eve at Bill Fraser Park.