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Christmas in the Park 2013

Contact: 1800 810 400 or events@moretonbay.qld.gov.au
Embrace the silly season as we celebrate Christmas and community spirit on Saturday, 30 November 2013 at Pine Rivers Park on Gympie Road, Strathpine. This years’ festivities will include Santa’s Village featuring the Tinsel-A-Tree competition, $2 rides, markets, free kids workshops, a huge ‘Christmas Crackers’ fireworks display and, of course, the annual Christmas concert! The Christmas concert begins at 4:30pm with Santa’s arrival and performances by talented local groups, including a special performan Read more

Celebrate Redcliffe Festival 2013

Contact: 32050555 or events@moretonbay.qld.gov.au
Celebrate Redcliffe Festival brings you a weekend of fun on the Peninsula. On Saturday morning, ‘meet and greet’ the Offshore Superboat Championship drivers, then head to the Sunset Fiesta for delicious food and spectacular entertainment from around the world. Sunday will see Redcliffe Parade abuzz both on and off the water, with a street party which includes exciting visual acts, music and bands, plus markets, kids’ activities and rides. Don’t forget to stop by the Seaside Kitchen to see renowned chefs Read more

What's Cooking in the Gardens?

Contact: (07) 3205 0555 or events@moretonbay.qld.gov.au
Moreton Bay Regional Council dishes up a feast of gardening gurus, entertainment, markets, food and fun! Don’t miss Redcliffe’s top chefs and special guests whipping up a storm, or the infamous Battle of the Butchers. There’ll also be plant, garden and environmental talks and displays, wonderful workshops, marvellous markets, fabulous food stalls, arty crafty demonstrations and displays, wine tasting and roving entertainers all set amidst the beautiful backdrop of Redcliffe’s Botanic Gardens. For more i Read more

Celebrate Redcliffe Festival

Contact: (07) 3205 0555 or events@moretonbay.qld.gov.au
Celebrate Redcliffe Festival (formerly Redcliffe First Settlement Festival) will feature the re-enactment of Queensland's first European landing on the Redcliffe foreshore. Other highlights are the Offshore Superboat Championships, the 2011 World Ski Racing Championships as well as a wide range of live entertainment, food, markets, kids activities, amusements, cooking demonstrations and lots more! For more information visit http://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/subsite.aspx?id=72815 Read more

City Guide pages
By Style Correspondent Teresa Gomez

BRISBANE BRISVEGAS FASHION AND BEAUTY Brisbanites love to look good and there are many places to give that plastic card some exercise. FORTITUDE VALLEY This is the 'Fashion Hub' of Brisbane and is filled with high-end boutiques. If you love the finer things in life, then this is the place to visit for everything from a wide range of home-oriented retailers to fashion specialty stores for females. ‘The Valley’ stocks the likes of international labels such as, Collette Dinnigan & Collette Dinnigan Enfant, Citizens of Humanity Denim and Christian Louboutin shoes. There are also great male and children ranges thrown into the mix. • Faves are Ultra Suite and Blonde Venus for up-to-the-minute style. • Also, Jean Brown at Emporium, Ann St. A fantastic boutique... Read more

Brilliant Brisbane
By Lisa Monk

Brisbane is an unexpected pleasure, which unlike some of Australia’s flashier cities, reveals itself slowly.  But don’t think that means there is less on offer!  The city is a blend of old and new … beautiful sandstone cathedrals and modern office towers each have their place in a city that has a pace and a feeling all its own. The river flows through the heart of the city and has a series of riverfront walks that give a great insight into this always surprising place.  Brisbane has a wonderful climate, although those who feel the heat may prefer to visit in what passes for winter, when both the temperature and the humidity is lower. What to do … or rather, how to fit it all in!  Brisbane has something to please all types of travellers, with... Read more

Point Lookout
By Adrienne Costin

The untamed tendrils of the bougainvillea framed the sparkling waters and brilliant blue skies to pe... Read more

 
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