Granite Belt (Qld): Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival - 23 Feb-3 Mar 2018

An Iconic Queensland Event

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PO Box 338
Stanthorpe QLD 4380
Australia
Phone: 07 4681 4111
Fax: 07 4681 4111
Email: info@appleandgrape.org
Website: www.appleandgrape.org
When: 23 Feb 2018 to 4 Mar 2018
How often: Biennial

The Apple and Grape Harvest Festival will next be celebrated from 23 February - 5 March 2018

The Apple and Grape Harvest Festival dates back to 1954 when it was known as the "Back to Stanthorpe Week", now it has grown into one of Queensland’s Iconic events and attracts up to 52000 visitors over it’s current 10 days of fun.

Highlights of the festival include:

*Rebel/The Breeze Street Carnival including roving entertainment, morning band parades, poets, stalls, side shows, kids entertainment, street performers, celebrity grape crush, O’Maras sound stage, Heritage Bank family sound stage and entertainment area, food choices galore and closing with the fireworks spectacular.

*Channel 7 Grand Parade.

*Multicultural Carnival & Wine Fiesta on the main weekend of 5 & 6 March, international foods and all day entertainment from two Heritage Bankund stages.

*Roman themed Gala Ball and presentation of Young Ambassadors by Channel 7 celebrity.

*Market in the Mountains over the main festival weekend.

*"That Dam Ride" 90km Glenlyon Dam to Storm King Dam.

*Music workshops and sporting carnivals.

*Concerts, bingo, card tournaments, harvest thanksgiving service, busking championship, open gardens, seasonal harvest tours, district tours, Ergon Energy decorated windows.

*Mt Marlay challenge and many more events during the week.

While in Stanthorpe, Queensland’s coldest town with the warmest people, stop, have a look around and see the wonderful attractions the Granite Belt is famous for. Girraween National Park, tackle the Pyramid walk, maybe have a swim in the creek or have a barbie at one of the free barbeques.

WHEN: Friday 23rd February to Sunday 5th March 2018

WHERE: Stanthorpe, Granite Belt, Queensland

COST: Varies - Many events are free.

BOOKINGS: Visit the Apple and Grape website (listed above) for further details.

 

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  • Granite Belt
  • South East Queensland
  • Southern Downs

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