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Seasonal Fun and Exciting Events in Gympie, Queensland, Australia

Gympie, a historic city located in the Wide Bay-Burnett region of Queensland, Australia is a must-visit place for tourists looking for seasonal fun and exciting events throughout the year. From winter festivals to summer carnivals, here is a comprehensive list of events that you should attend when visiting Gympie.

Winter Events:

Queensland Winter Craft Festival - Held in June each year, the Queensland Winter Craft Festival is the ultimate celebration of craft, food, and music. Visitors can expect to see a diverse range of handcrafted goods from pottery to needlework, sculpting, and painting. Foodies will love the festival's food court, which features tasty local produce, gourmet treats, and international cuisine.

Gympie Show - Hosted in August, the Gympie Show is one of the most iconic winter festivals in Australia. The event features live entertainment, horse shows, carnival rides, and an agriculture pavilion with livestock displays. Visitors can also expect to indulge in delicious food, shop at market stalls, and browse the art and craft exhibits.

Spring Events:

Gympie Country Music Muster - Hosted over four days in August or September, the Gympie Country Music Muster is a must-visit event for country music lovers. The festival features some of the biggest country music artists, such as Lee Kernaghan and Adam Brand, as well as local country musicians. The event also has a range of camping options, so you can immerse yourself in true country life.

Bloomin' Beautiful Springtime Festival - Held over a weekend in September, the Bloomin' Beautiful Springtime Festival is dedicated to all things floral. Visitors can enjoy a beautiful display of floral exhibits, take part in gardening workshops, listen to live music, and indulge in delicious food at the festival's food court.

Summer Events:

Gympie Goldrush Carnival - Hosted in January each year, the Gympie Goldrush Carnival is a summer highlight in Gympie. The event features traditional carnival rides, showbag stalls, petting zoos, pony rides, and live entertainment. You can also take a step back in time and explore Gympie's rich gold mining history with a historic train ride.

Cooloola Coast Food and Music Festival - Held in December each year, the Cooloola Coast Food and Music Festival is a delicious and musical way to round off the year. Visitors can indulge in a range of food stalls, showcasing the best local produce and wines, while live music from local and international artists fills the air.

Autumn Events:

Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival - Held in March each year, the Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival is a celebration of international short films across all genres. Visitors can enjoy screenings of over 100 short films, filmmaker workshops, and panel discussions on the art of creating short films.

Gympie Showbiz in the Park - Hosted over a weekend in April, the Gympie Showbiz in the Park is a showcase of local talent, from music and dance to theatre. Visitors can enjoy live performances from local artists, browse the markets and food stalls, and take part in workshops and activities.

Whether you're looking to enjoy the crisp winter air or beat the summer heat, Gympie has a seasonal event that will suit you. Check the official Gympie Tourism website for the most up-to-date event information and ticket sales.

Contact Details:

Gympie Tourism

Phone: (07) 5482 2133

Email: tourism@gympie.qld.gov.au

Address: Lake Alford Shopping Centre, 17 Bruce Highway, Gympie QLD 4570, Australia

Lake Alford Park Gympie (m) thanks to Michael Zimmer