Events in Gladstone

Gladstone is only 1.5 hours drive north from Agnes Water and 1770,  and offers a great variety of events – regular and annual – that you can incorporate into your Agnes Water / 1770 stay.

  • Regular Events

  • Gladstone weekly Parkrun

    People running in the parkWHEN: Every Saturday at 7 am sharp
    WHERE: Lions Park, off Dawson Highway, Kin Kora Gladstone
    COST: Free

    Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed five-kilometre run or walk. If you would like to get your time for the event, you must register before the event on the Parkrun website. You only have to register the once. Parkrun is for everyone and participating is easy. Parkrun is not a race against other runners, but a five kilometre timed run – it doesn’t matter if it’s for fun or as part of a training plan. It offers an opportunity for the local community to come together on a regular basis, get physically active and enjoy the beautiful surrounds. Please come to jog or run together irrespective of your ability – this event is truly open to all and best of all it really is free! Children and dogs are welcome, however, their participation must be supervised at all times.

    Booking URL: www.parkrun.com.au/register/

    URL Enquiries: www.parkrun.com.au/gladstoneqld/

  • Crow Street Food and Music Fest

    people eating food in the evening at the festivalWHEN: Last Saturday of the month  6pm-9pm
    WHERE: 8 Crow St, Gladstone
    COST: $5 Adults, Under 18’s Free

    Crow Street Creative is the location for several arts groups offering services and events for all ages to the local Gladstone and Regional communities. Crow Street Creative presents Crow Street Food & Music Fest which is an awesome night out and fun for all ages! Enjoy live music, food vans, kids area and open mic late session starts at 8:30pm.

    For more information contact 0432 176 275.

  • Annual Events

  • Boyne Valley Country Music Campout

    WHEN: April 2022 Dates TBA
    WHERE: Boyne Valley Discovery Centre Ubobo, QLD, Australia 4680

    Join us in Ubobo Central Queensland for good times with great company and fantastic music!

    Website: bvcmc.webs.com
    For more information, please visit the Boyne Valley Country Music Campout Facebook Page.

  • The Tannum Crab Classic

    2 men holding crab trophieWHEN: April 2022 Dates TBA
    WHERE: Multiple venues
    COST: Gold Coin Donation

    The Tannum Crab Classic is an annual event which raises much-needed funds for local families in need of medical equipment. The weekend consists of 50 blokes camping down Lillie’s Beach for a crabbing competition and to raise awareness about men’s mental health.

    Throughout the weekend the group of guys raise money amongst themselves while also competing against each other to catch the biggest mud crab.

    The local community come together and opened their wallets to buy raffle tickets and bid on a mud crab to enter the world famous crab race. The family orientated afternoon is a great way to bring the community together and help out those local children with disabilities.

    For more information, please visit the Tannum Crab Classic website.

  • Gladstone Harbour Festival

    Side show alley and rides at nightWHEN:Thur 14th – Sun 17th 2022
    WHERE: GPC Marina Parklands, Gladstone
    COST: Free  (Rides cost $5-12 per ride) Car parking – Gold Coin to SES.

    The 58th annual Gladstone Harbour Festival program will once again entice, excite and engage the Gladstone community and visitors to the region.

    The program will include a fantastic variety of quality entertainment on the GPC Marina Main Stage each night, fun rides for the kids, mardi gras, a great selection of tasty food court treats, Marina Markets, fabulous fireworks displays and plenty of novelty events and attractions.

    Visit the Gladstone Harbour Festival website here for more information.

  • Anzac Day Light up the Dawn

    WHEN: 25 April 2022
    Time: 06:00 – 06:30
    WHERE: Gladstone Region

    At 6am on ANZAC Day, in streets around Australia, hundreds of thousands of Aussies joined together in a powerful show of solidarity.

    As the sun peeked above the horizon the country stood united – in uniforms or pyjamas, wearing medals, poppies or sprigs of rosemary – to let Australia’s veterans know that their service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

    On behalf of Queensland’s Defence family, we thank you for lighting up the dawn this ANZAC Day.

  • Boyne Tannum Hook Up

    WHEN: Fri 29th April – Sun 1st of May 2022
    WHERE: Bray Park Wyndham Avenue, Boyne Island Q 4680

    The Boyne Tannum HookUp is Australia’s Biggest Family Fishing Competition, with both adult and junior categories. This 3-day event is held in a beautiful location of the CQ Coast at Boyne Island.

    The Boyne Tannum HookUp is a Family fishing competition celebrating its 27th year in 2021 and we want to share the joy.

    The HookUp is a platform for a number of small charities to raise money in such a small town & to promote the Boyne Tannum area.

    Book Here: https://boynetannumhookup.com.au/register/

  • Gladstone Children’s Festival

    two children holding balloons and smilingWHEN:  May 2022
    WHERE: Various locations
    COST: Some free, some paid

    A jam-packed week of excitement for kids of all ages across the Gladstone Region! The 2019 Children’s Festival aims to unite art and education magically in an exciting week-long program with a mix of both free and paid for events.

    Check out the website link for more updates closer to the event.

  • Gladstone PAWS Walk

    WHEN: Late May Every Year
    Time: 13:00 – 17:00
    WHERE: Canoe Point Park, Canoe Point Road, Tannum Sands Q 4680

    Introducing the inaugural PAWS IN THE PARK – thanks to McCosker Contracting!

    It’s not JUST a Paws walk, it’s a PAWS FESTIVAL!

    Dogs, Music, Drinks, Fun ….AND Kids under 12 FREE.

    For More information, please contact: info@gladstonepaws.com