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Celebrate Easter in Gladstone and holiday at home this Easter long weekend. Enjoy an array of activities on offer, there is something for everyone. Easter in Gladstone – you’ll be glad you did!

It is set to be the biggest Easter in Gladstone celebrations yet, as the Village plays host to the finish line celebrations for the historic running of the 75th Gladstone Ports Corporation Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race.  Start the long weekend on the right note with our 80’s Inspired Evening.  With live music, food stalls, licensed bar and best dressed prizes, there is sure to be an amazing atmosphere. This family focused evening will be a fun way to launch the Easter Holiday festivities, so don’t delay and rally your family and friends and join us! 


When: Thursday, 6 April 
Time: 5pm-10pm 
Where: B2G Village, O’Connell Wharf, Flinders Parade, Gladstone 
Cost: Free – no booking required

The annual Gladstone Harbour Festival program will be jam packed with fantastic free entertainment, thrilling rides, all the fun of sideshow alley, free activities for the kids, hilarious novelty events, spectacular fireworks displays and much more! 


When: Thursday, 6 April – Sunday, 9 April 2023
Cost: Free Entry
Location: Gladstone Marina, 98 Bryan Jordan Drive, Gladstone 

Join Gladstone Road Runners at Gladstone Ports Corporations East Shores Parklands on Good Friday morning for the 46th Gladstone Harbour Festival Fun Run. All ages and abilities are welcome. 3K and 10K courses available.


When: Friday 7 April

Time: 7am

Cost: $20 – $45

Location: Gladstone Ports Corporations East Shores Parklands

Gladstone Harbour Festival’s Raft Regatta is back!

Flour bombs welcome, super soakers welcome.

Proudly brought to you by Smit Lamnalco.


When: Friday 7 April 2023 

Time: 8:30am
Location:  Starting at Gladstone Yacht Club


Email events1@gladstonefestival.comfor application forms

This event will provide an aspirational and informative offering, with guest speakers who will discuss the history of the event and Gladstone’s past, present and future as a Port City. Taking place within the Village, which will be a fitting location for such a luncheon, with its prominent water views. Guests will be served a chic, locally sourced, seafood inspired three-course meal, which will be paired with a selection of Australia’s finest wines and beer. Talented musicians will also provide vibrant entertainment, which will engage the entire audience.


This event has developed into one of the weekends most highly sought-after experiences.  


When: Friday 7 April 2023 

Time: 11am – 3pm
Cost: $2225pp
Location:  B2G Village, O’Connell Wharf 

Bringing a stellar line up of unearthed performers along with headliner Shag Rock, Sounds @ The Village is programmed for 13-17 years. Tickets on sale Monday 9 January


Exclusively programmed for the next generation of festival goers, S@TV aims to showcase both upcoming and new performers in a relaxed seaside setting.    


When: 5pm-10pm, Friday 7 April, 2023
Location: B2G Village 
Cost: $45 includes unlimited Kombi Keg drinks 

Early bird tickets receive a FREE Sounds @ the Village t-shirt until 11 February. 

VIP tickets: $60 includes unlimited Kombi Keg drinks, food and VIP Meet & Greet with performers. 

With a spotlight on all varieties of seafood, this event will provide people of all ages the opportunity to engage in the carnival type atmosphere of the Village. With live music, numerous displays, children’s entertainment, prawn eating competition, crab races, bars and an array of seafood prepared in a multitude of various ways, this event really will offer something for both the young and the young at heart.  


When: Saturday 8 April 2023

Time: 10am – 10pm
Cost: Free Entry
Location: B2G Village, O’Connell Wharf 

Returning for its second year, this cruise is designed to provide guests with a unique vantage point of Gladstone, the festivities and the race. Enjoy getting out on the water for an intimate and informative tour over brunch. Beyond the harbour’s natural beauty and amazing ecosystem, the morning will provide those onboard with an opportunity to gain insights into some of the major industries that make Gladstone the economic powerhouse of Queensland. 


When: Saturday 8 April 2023

Time: 11am – 1pm
Cost: $65
Location: Gladstone Yacht Club Boat Ramp

When: Saturday 8th April – Sunday 9th April

Time: 3pm – Late

Location: Gladstone Yacht Club, 1 Goondoon Street, Gladstone 
Cost: Free


An opportunity for competitors, supporters and the greater community to come together and celebrate the 2023 B2G Yacht Race & Easter in Gladstone. With the trophy presentation set to take place on the main stage to start the evening. Whether it’s celebrating a win, reflecting on what might have been or simply catching up with friends for Easter, this event will have you catered for. The mood will be set, with talented musicians playing on the main stage and a licenced bar and food stalls in operation through the night.


This is the Easter party you can’t miss!


When: Sunday, 9 April 2023

Time: 10am – Midnight
Cost: Free Entry (18+ event)
Location: B2G Village, O’Connell Wharf