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Gladstone Ports Corporation's Paint the Port
Art Competition 2023 
Dates: To be advised 
Where: ARTmatters Gallery, Pitt Street, Gladstone 
Visit GPC's Paint the Port Exhibition at ARTmatters to view local Gladstone, Rockhampton and Bundaberg artists' unique portrayal of port activities and infrastructure. 

Further details can be found at: 
Dress up Your Shop Front Competition - Theme TBA 
Presented by Quota Club of Gladstone Inc 
Dates: Entries close - Dated to be advised
Winners announced on the Quota Facebook Page!

Gladstone Harbour Festival Fun Run 
Dates: Good Friday, 7th April  2023
Times: On the day race kit collection from 5:45am-6:45am for a 7am start 
Price: 3k Race Junior - TBC | Senior - TBC, 10k race Junior - TBC | Senior - TBC
For more info visit Gladstone Road Runners on Facebook. 
Port Curtis Patchwork Group Inc 
Dates: Friday 7th, Saturday 8th April 2023
Where: Thistle Pipe Band Hall, Dawson Highway Gladstone
Times: 8am - 4pm 
Price: Gold Coin Donation 

A display and exhibition of quilts and other sewing related items. Raffle tickets, gifts and handmade items available for purchase. 

Gladstone Orchid and Foliage Society  
Dates: Friday 7th, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April 
Where: Bill Robertson Toyota 
Times: Friday - 9am-5pm, Saturday - 10am-4pm, Sunday - 9am-1pm 
Price: Free 

Come and view the beautiful display of plants to view and for sale, such as orchids, ferns and foliage. Members will be there to help the public with any questions about their plants. 
Gladstone Seafarers Centre Lucky Duck Derby   
Members of the public can purchase a ticket to sponsor a duck numbered from 0 - 3000. All 3000 ducks are thrown into Auckland Creek at approximately 3pm where they race toward the boat ramp at the Yacht Club to decide the winners. 

Dates: Friday 7th April 
Time: 3pm 
Price: TBC 
Prizes: 1st Prize - valued at $1,000, 2nd Prize - valued at $500, 3rd Prize - valued at $300, 4th Prize - valued at $200 

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GPC B2G Adventure Trail 
It's your chance to win a Gladstone Cinema Gold Room Experience for up to 30 people!
Explore Spinnaker Park, East Shores and the Gladstone Harbour Festival, discover our iconic marine animals and B2G Racing Yachts and enter for your chance to win. 
Competition Opens: TBC

Rides, Food and Mardi Gras
Thursday 6th April 2023: 6pm - 10:30pm 
Friday 7th, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April 2023: 10am - 10:30pm 

2 for 1 Rides -  Sunday 9th April from 10am-2pm
Get your coupons in Gladstone Today Newspaper - Dates TBC!
WICET's Marina Markets

Friday 7th & April 8th - 8am - 4pm
There will be something on offer for everyone at WICET's Marina Markets, held over two days at the Gladstone Harbour Festival.


Around the Festival
  • Thursday 6th - Sunday 9th April 2023
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