Around the Festival

Rides, Food and Mardi Gras

Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th March - 6pm - 10:30pm 
Friday 30th, Saturday 31st March & Sunday 1st April - 10am - 10:30pm 
2 For 1 Rides - Saturday 31st March, 10am - 2pm (Get your coupons in the Observer - watch this space for details on when the coupons will be available)

Free Face Painting

Watch this space for details on when and where the free face painting will be happening at the 56th Annual Gladstone Harbour Festival. 

Teddy Bears Picnic

Date TBC for 2018
If you go down to the festival today... You're sure of a big surprise... if you go down to the festival today... you’d better go in disguise… for every bear that ever was there will gather there for certain, because today's the day the teddy bears have their picnic! Be sure to grab your picnic rug and favourite teddy bear, whether they're big, small, old or new for the Teddy Bear's Picnic. There are lots of prizes on offer, and of course the big Easter egg hunt!

Marina Markets

Friday 30th & Saturday 31st March - 8am-4pm
There will be something on offer for everyone at the Marina Markets, held over two days at the Gladstone Harbour Festival.

Around The Region

Do you have an event happening around the region leading up to or during the 56th Annual Gladstone Harbour Festival? We want to hear from you! 
Email us at with your event details, including dates, times, location, admission fee and a short blurb about what your event or attraction has to offer and we will include it on our website, program and e-book for the 2018 Gladstone Harbour Festival 
Around the Festival
  • Wednesday 28th March - Sunday 1st April 2018
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