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What's On in the Gladstone Region - December

​The Christmas spirit is well and truly alive in the Gladstone Region with numerous free family friendly events on throughout the month. Here's to spreading the Christmas cheer with those you hold near and dear. 

Christmas Street Party

Kick start the festive season with the fifth annual Christmas Street Party hosted by the Gladstone Regional Council. The free family friendly community event will feature market and food stalls, live entertainment, a visit from Santa himself and free activities... not to mention the lighting of the City's Christmas Tree in the Library Square. 

When: Sunday 1 December, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Entertainment Precinct of Goondoon Street between Roseberry Street and Yarroon Street, Gladstone
Cost: Free

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Feast on East Markets

​Gladstone Ports Corporation award-winning East Shores Precinct will come alive with the last Feast on East Markets for 2019. Coinciding with the docking of the Explorer Dream, you'll find a multitude of market stalls, smorgasbord of food stalls and local talent to keep you entertained all day. East Shores is a stunning location that becomes the ideal venue to showcase the best our region has to offer. 

When: Wednesday 4 December, 7:00am - 4:00pm 
Where: Gladstone Ports Corporation East Shores Precinct  
Cost: Free

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Live @ Library Square

Love live music? Escape the midday madness and brighten up your break with some easy listening tunes! Live @ Library Square will liven up your lunch time and help you recharge, refresh and relax whilst showcasing local music talents! It's live, it's laid-back, it's local! 

When: Wednesday 4 December, 11:30am - 2:30pm 
Where: Goondoon Street Library Square 
Cost: Free

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Beach Arts Music - BAM Markets

Don't miss the last BAM Markets until March next year and make an afternoon of it on the beautiful seaside park area of Millenium Esplanade. An awesome outing for the whole family, you'll find food stalls, live entertainment and an array of arts and creation stalls where you are bound to be able to tick off some Christmas shopping. 

When: Saturday 7 December, 2:00pm - 7:00pm  
Where: Millenium Esplanade, Tannum Sands 
Cost: Free

Click here for more information. ​

Crow Street Creative

​Crow Street Creative is the best way to head in to the weekend with exhibitions, performances, free art workshops, live music and more. Be a part of the funky atmosphere with your friends and family, enjoy a bite to eat or brave the open mic from 8pm. It's an event for the whole family with a kids space, glow in the dark hula hoops and dress ups. 

When:  Friday 13 December, 6:00pm - 9:00pm  
Where: 8 Crow Street, Gladstone 
Cost: Gold Coin Donation Entry 

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Moonlight Movies

Enjoy a family movie night under the stars with Moonlight Movies presented by Gladstone Regional Council. Bring your picnic blanket, basket and chair and get ready for a fun night out! Be sure to take along some cash if you would like to purchase food from the food stalls as there is no ATM on site. 

When: Saturday 14 December, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Gladstone Ports Corporation Marina Parklands 
Cost: Free

Click here for more information. 

Christmas in the City 2019

​Christmas in the City in 2019 is set to be a highlight on the festive season calendar for the whole family. Sing a-long to the Christmas carols, get the kids faces painted, jump on the jumping castles and enjoy being around your loved ones among the wonderful spirit this time of year brings. 

When: Sunday 15 December, 2:00pm - 7:00pm 
Where: Goondoon Street, Gladstone 
Cost: Free

Click here for more information. 

Crow Street Creative Food and Music Fest

Crow Street Creative Food and Music Fest is back! Be entertainment by live local music from an exciting main act and some very special guests and fill your bellies with food from Barbecue Fairy and a range of other awesome food vendors. Be inspired with the art gallery open late or try your hand at open mic from 8:30pm. 

When: Saturday 28 December, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: 8 Crow Street, Gladstone
Cost: $5 entry adults, kids are free 

Click here for more information. 

NYE Party

Celebrate entering a new decade with dinner, drinks and front row seats in the heart of the City at Gladstone's first free community NYE Party presented by Gladstone Regional Council. Pack a picnic or enjoy yummy food from the food outlets, join in the fun activities for the kids and young at heart and be amazed by two spectacular firework displays (8pm and again at midnight). Local musicians and the Hamilton Band will see you enter in to the New Year in style. 

When: Tuesday 31 December, 5:00pm - 12:00am
Where: Memorial Park, Glenlyon Street, Gladstone
Cost: Free

Click here for more information. 

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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