Festival of Summer

Event Details

Event Date
09/01/2023 to 13/01/2023, all day.
Event Location
Multiple venues across Gladstone

The always popular Festival of Summer returns from 9-13 January, offering young people aged 11 – 17 years a chance to beat the holiday boredom, get outside and make new friends.

Activities on offer include a Beach (learn to surf) Day at Agnes Water, along with workshops in music, modelling, adrenaline activities and more.

The festival wraps up with a free, all-ages Beach Bash at Millennium Esplanade, Tannum Sands with food vendors, music and activities.

Festival of Summer activities (9-13 January 2023) (paid ticketed events, some events already sold out)


Monday 9 January

• Film Photography (sold out)

• Music Production


Tuesday 10 January

• Candle and Bead Jewellery Making (sold out)

• Fast Karts (sold out)

• Deportment, Etiquette and Modelling Bootcamp


Wednesday 11 January

• Beach Day

• Circus Workshop (sold out)


Thursday 12 January

• Yoga and Henna (sold out)

• Sandboarding Safari (sold out)


Friday 13 January

• Clay and Paint Workshop (sold out)

• Laser Skirmish

• Brisbane Heat Big Bash Hit Out.


Closing Beach Bash – free event

WHEN: 4pm to 7pm, Friday 13 January

WHERE: Millennium Esplanade, Tannum Sands

WHAT: Celebrate an epic week by coming along to the all-ages Beach Bash with the family. Enjoy a range of activities, live music and food vendors all while relaxing beach side. Free entry.

Visit for bookings and more information.