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What's On in the Gladstone Region - January

​ Kick start the new year with these fun filled activities and events - there's something for everyone! 

Gladstone Pump Track

SUNfest Youth Holiday Program

SUNfest have put together the ULTIMATE Summer Holiday Program!

Start the new year with two weeks of fun filled activities for children aged 11 to 17 years. Adventure through the Capricorn Caves, BMX or skate at the Gladstone Pump Track, experience the thrill of kart racing, learn to surf, go kayaking or stand up paddle boarding and so much more!

When: QLD School Holidays 8-19th January 2018
Where: Various locations
Cost: Costs may be applicable for various activities

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 

Vinyl Appreciation Society Night - Photo supplied by Gladstone News

Vinyl Appreciation Society Night

Vinyl lovers… this one's for you! Bring along your favourite records, share your music stories and enjoy other vinyl lovers company. These twilight art markets are filled with tasty local food and drinks and live entertainment playing throughout the evening. Open mic sign up is available from 5:30pm, so why not sing along to your favourite old school tune?

When: Friday 12 January 2018 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 8 Crow Street, Gladstone
Cost: Gold Coin Donation 

Click here for more information. 

In Hearts Wake

In Hearts Wake Concert

If heavy metal is your kinda style, you won't want to miss out on this concert! One of Australia's premier heavy bands are bring their 'Great Southern Land' Tour to Gladstone with their mates, Young Lions.

When: Friday 19th January 2018 from 5pm – 11:30pm
Where: Grand Hotel, 79 Goondoon Street Gladstone
Cost: 18+ General Admission $34.70

Click here to purchase tickets. ​


Hotter Than Hell Tour

Hotter Than Hell has heard your cry and is bringing back the old-skool summer festival vibe direct to Gladstone! If you spent your youth moshing to Grinspoon, Killing Heidi and The Superjesus, then this festival will be sure to bring back some memories.

When: Saturday 20th January 2018 from 2:00pm – late
Where: Harvey Road Tavern, 1 Harvey Road Gladstone
Cost: 18+ General Admission $75.00 

Click here to purchase tickets. 

GECC's Little Performers @ Play

GECC's Little Performers @ Play

Setting the stage for confident, creative and happy kids! Little Performers @ Play is a creative play series for children aged 0-6 years and their parents/carers. The kids will be sure to have a wonderful time with engaging activities such as dance, music, drama, circus and acrobatics.

When: Every Monday during the School term, starting from Monday 22nd January 2018
Where: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre, 56 Goondoon Street Gladstone
Cost: $15.00 casual or $120 for 10 class multi pass 

Click here to purchase tickets. 

Australia Day 2016 - Photo supplied by the Gladstone Observer

Australia Day Family Fun Day

Aussie Aussie Aussie… Oi Oi Oi! Celebrate what's great about Australia and being an Aussie at Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens. Each year, family and friends can celebrate Australia Day at Council's free major public Australia Day celebration. Join them for 1000 free sausage sizzles, water play, live entertainment, markets and a celebrity barbecue cook off!

When: Friday 26th January 2018 from 8:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens, 672 Glenlyon Road Gladstone
Cost: FREE

Click here for more information. 

Crow Street Food & Music Fest

Crow Street Food & Music Fest

Cap off the month with a fantastic night out at Crow Street Creative. Held on the last Saturday of each month the Crow Street Food & Music Fest is an awesome night out with live music, food vans, kid's area and an open mic late session starts at 8:30pm.

When: Saturday 27th January from 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 8 Crow Street, Gladstone
Cost: $5 entry for Adults | FREE for under 18's

Click here for more information. 

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