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What's on in the Gladstone Region - August

Chase away those winter blues this month and enjoy some of the fun filled activities and events on offer in the Gladstone Region! 

Willie Mason

Former NRL, Origin and Australian players will band together as the Gladstone Ports Corporation Australian Legends, to play against the Nhulundu Health Service Gladstone Allstars. The competition will be fierce with a tram of local Gladstone rugby league stars vying to beat the legends of the game, and claim the victory.

When: Saturday 4th August, gates open 11:00am, main game 7:00pm
Where: Marley Brown Oval, Gladstone
Cost: Pre-sold grandstand tickets: $25 | Gate price: grandstand tickets: $30 | GA: Adult: $12, child 5-12: $5

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Feast on East Markets

East Shores Precinct will come alive with the Feast on East Markets, welcoming the Pacific Explorer as she docks into the Gladstone Harbour. Come and see the best our region has to offer showcasing local art, handicrafts and enticing cuisine. Wander through the market area or relax and enjoy the local entertainment.

When: Sunday 5th August 9:00am – 5:00pm
Where: East Shores Precinct
Cost: Free

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Gladstone Show

Gladstone Show Society has gone all out for the 126th Gladstone Show! The ever popular sideshow alley will be back, along with radical reptiles, piglet racing, horse riding events, motorcross, arts, craft, photography and cooking, flower displays and stalls, animal farm, fireworks spectacular and much much more!

When: Wednesday 8th August 9:00am – 9:00pm
Where: Gladstone Showgrounds
Cost: Adults: $15 | Students: $10 | Primary School: $5

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March Race Day (Photo via Gladstone Turf Club)

Get a group together for a day of racing fun, drinks and delicious food! Book now and secure your table and marquee for the August races. Bar open until 5:30pm. Food, TAB and Bookies are available on site.

When: Saturday 11th August, gates open at 11:00am
Where: Gladstone Turf Club - Corner Dawson Highway and Blain Drive, Gladstone
Cost: Adult: $15

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Corey Oates

The NRMA Insurance Broncos are hitting the road and landing in Gladstone! Headlining the event will be a star-studded rugby league line-up of Corey Oates, Korbin Sims and Allan Langer. Tickets include a three course dinner and an evening of entertainment as these rugby league superstars chat about football life, both on and off the field. 

When: Friday 17th August 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Where: Gladstone Events Centre (Yaralla Sports Club)
Cost: $120 pp / $115pp for table of 10

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The Wolfe Brothers

​The Wolfe Brothers, one of the most exciting country rock bands to emerge out of Australia, are coming to Gladstone! Fans can hear tunes from their new album "Country Heart" (their highest ARIA main chart debut to date)!  

When: Friday 17th August, opening 8:00pm
Where: Harvey Road Tavern, 1 Harvey Road, Gladstone
Cost: 18+ General Admission: $29.60

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Sydney Comedy Festival

Boasting a line-up of veteran favourites, international stars, and some of the freshest emerging talents, this jam-packed night of pure entertainment will leave you sore from belly laughs! So call your pals and grab your tickets to the funniest night of entertainment you will see all year.

When: Saturday 25th August, opening 8:00pm
Where: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre
Cost: Adult: $54.80

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Want to see more events? Click here to visit our "What's On" page and view the full list of events coming up in the Gladstone Region!

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