Fraser Coast School Holidays Spring 2018

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Fraser Coast School Holidays 2018

Yippee!! School holidays are here once again! We love the Fraser Coast school holidays. Spring is such a beautiful time of year to really explore what our region has to offer! So much to see and do.

What awesome school holiday entertainment we have right here in our own backyards!


To make it easier for you to plan your holiday break we’ve put together this list of the organised events, activities, workshops and things to do that are on across the Fraser Coast region these school holidays.

Wide Bay Kids Team

Microbat Talk 

Saturday, September 22 2018

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Bring the kids! Lots to see & do - colouring in, win a badge, plastic bats, micro bat power point and lots more!Bring the kids! Lots to see & do - colouring in, win a badge, plastic bats, micro bat power point and lots more!Bring the kids! Lots to see & do - colouring in, win a badge, plastic bats, micro bat power point and lots more!

Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Fraser Coast Libraries Special School Holiday Events

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17

Tote Bag Making

Monday, 24 September 2018

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Need to stock up on reuseable shopping bags? Design and create your own tote bags during the September school holidays!

Queensland artist Nancy Brown will guide you through how to work with screenprinting, stamps and stencils to make your own original and washable tote.

Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Tie Dye Kids Workshops

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Create your own funky calico bag or BYO shirt. Materials provided.

Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

First Nations Indigenous Cultural Tours

Friday, 5 October and Sunday, 7 October

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Join your Gwamu guide Nullabill for a family friendly experience. Learn about our First Nations People's history, culture and the uses for different tools and artefacts.

Discover how to find bush medicine in the most unlikely of places. Finish your journey with the unique sounds of the yidaki - you may even be inspired to shake a leg! Your experience includes a bush foods morning tea, where you will try a  selection of true Aussie foods, such as kangaroo, emu, quandongs, lemon myrtle, wattleseed and other gourmet treats.

Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Mary Ryan's Hervey Bay School Holiday Workshops

24, 26, 27 September and 2 & 3 October

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Clay Sculptures Workshop

Thursday, 4 October 

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Experience new pottery techniques to create a sculptural masterpiece! You will be guided by  a practising artist who will demonstrate the finer points of working with this medium. Materials provided.

Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Explore Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere

7 days

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17

Our WBK’s love the interactive nature of the discovery sphere.  Set aside a good 45 minutes. Our favourite parts were the puzzles and looking through the microscope.  Cost:free Bookings: na

Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Wide Bay Gymnastics School Holiday Program

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential
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Pumped Sport Massive Inflatable Playground


Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Pumped Sport will be in Hervey Bay these school holidays with their massive inflatable playground!! You can catch them on 4th October at Urangan State High.

Children can enjoy supervised play and age appropriate games with a range of interactive inflatables and soft play equipment.

Christmas craft activity featuring Maisy Mouse.
This activity is aimed at pre-schoolers aged 3-6years and includes simple craft activities, stories and singing
Fraser Coast Carols in the Park, this is a much loved annual Christmas Carol event.
Hervey Baptist Church will be your host on the 10th December for their Come Home for Christmas Event. 
Go along and join in with their amazing performers as they sing a mix of Christmas carols and musical theatre to celebrate another year.
This very popular event is back again for another year on Sunday 10th December
A traditional British Pantomime incorporates visual comedy, slapstick humor and lots of audience participation. Add in bright songs, dancing, colourful costumes and a live orchestra!
Program of stories, songs and craft activities for children aged 2 to 5 years. When: Saturdays Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10:30am  Cost: FREE Bookings: na
From 2nd to 21st December an exhibition of Christmas trees created by local artists, creatives and groups will be held at Gatakers Artspace.
Here's your chance to climb aboard and explore below decks.  Be drawn back in time; Marvel at the craftsmanship.

Intrinsic beauty and atmosphere, rarely experienced in today's world ...... the kids will love this.
Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Toogoom Family Fishing Competition

September 21 - 23

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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Anglers both fun-orientated and serious, fish their hearts out in the lead up to the excitement of the fast-paced presentations and festivities. The crowd gathers together as one big, happy family, with a backdrop of bushland and B.B.Q. smoke drifting on a soft, afternoon breeze in the grounds of the Toogoom Community Hall where the atmosphere is unlike any other fishing competition you may attend.

Christmas craft activity featuring Maisy Mouse.
This activity is aimed at pre-schoolers aged 3-6years and includes simple craft activities, stories and singing
Fraser Coast Carols in the Park, this is a much loved annual Christmas Carol event.
Hervey Baptist Church will be your host on the 10th December for their Come Home for Christmas Event. 
Go along and join in with their amazing performers as they sing a mix of Christmas carols and musical theatre to celebrate another year.
This very popular event is back again for another year on Sunday 10th December
A traditional British Pantomime incorporates visual comedy, slapstick humor and lots of audience participation. Add in bright songs, dancing, colourful costumes and a live orchestra!
Program of stories, songs and craft activities for children aged 2 to 5 years. When: Saturdays Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10:30am  Cost: FREE Bookings: na
From 2nd to 21st December an exhibition of Christmas trees created by local artists, creatives and groups will be held at Gatakers Artspace.
Here's your chance to climb aboard and explore below decks.  Be drawn back in time; Marvel at the craftsmanship.

Intrinsic beauty and atmosphere, rarely experienced in today's world ...... the kids will love this.
Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Candle Making Workshops

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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With a range of colours to choose from you can create your very own candles using bees wax. This is a fun, safe way to produce a perfect gift for a loved one. Materials provided.

Christmas craft activity featuring Maisy Mouse.
This activity is aimed at pre-schoolers aged 3-6years and includes simple craft activities, stories and singing
Fraser Coast Carols in the Park, this is a much loved annual Christmas Carol event.
Hervey Baptist Church will be your host on the 10th December for their Come Home for Christmas Event. 
Go along and join in with their amazing performers as they sing a mix of Christmas carols and musical theatre to celebrate another year.
This very popular event is back again for another year on Sunday 10th December
A traditional British Pantomime incorporates visual comedy, slapstick humor and lots of audience participation. Add in bright songs, dancing, colourful costumes and a live orchestra!
Program of stories, songs and craft activities for children aged 2 to 5 years. When: Saturdays Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10:30am  Cost: FREE Bookings: na
From 2nd to 21st December an exhibition of Christmas trees created by local artists, creatives and groups will be held at Gatakers Artspace.
Here's your chance to climb aboard and explore below decks.  Be drawn back in time; Marvel at the craftsmanship.

Intrinsic beauty and atmosphere, rarely experienced in today's world ...... the kids will love this.
Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

Mary Ann Steam Train Rides

Thursdays (27 September & 4 October)

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17

The merry volunteers from Maryborough City Whistle Stop Inc. operate the Mary Ann steam train rides Maryborough each week.Time: 9-12:30pm  

mary ann steam train rides maryborough
Christmas craft activity featuring Maisy Mouse.
This activity is aimed at pre-schoolers aged 3-6years and includes simple craft activities, stories and singing
Fraser Coast Carols in the Park, this is a much loved annual Christmas Carol event.
Hervey Baptist Church will be your host on the 10th December for their Come Home for Christmas Event. 
Go along and join in with their amazing performers as they sing a mix of Christmas carols and musical theatre to celebrate another year.
This very popular event is back again for another year on Sunday 10th December
A traditional British Pantomime incorporates visual comedy, slapstick humor and lots of audience participation. Add in bright songs, dancing, colourful costumes and a live orchestra!
Program of stories, songs and craft activities for children aged 2 to 5 years. When: Saturdays Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10:30am  Cost: FREE Bookings: na
From 2nd to 21st December an exhibition of Christmas trees created by local artists, creatives and groups will be held at Gatakers Artspace.
Here's your chance to climb aboard and explore below decks.  Be drawn back in time; Marvel at the craftsmanship.

Intrinsic beauty and atmosphere, rarely experienced in today's world ...... the kids will love this.
Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

WetSide Water Park

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
Christmas craft activity featuring Maisy Mouse.
This activity is aimed at pre-schoolers aged 3-6years and includes simple craft activities, stories and singing
Fraser Coast Carols in the Park, this is a much loved annual Christmas Carol event.
Hervey Baptist Church will be your host on the 10th December for their Come Home for Christmas Event. 
Go along and join in with their amazing performers as they sing a mix of Christmas carols and musical theatre to celebrate another year.
This very popular event is back again for another year on Sunday 10th December
A traditional British Pantomime incorporates visual comedy, slapstick humor and lots of audience participation. Add in bright songs, dancing, colourful costumes and a live orchestra!
Program of stories, songs and craft activities for children aged 2 to 5 years. When: Saturdays Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10:30am  Cost: FREE Bookings: na
From 2nd to 21st December an exhibition of Christmas trees created by local artists, creatives and groups will be held at Gatakers Artspace.
Here's your chance to climb aboard and explore below decks.  Be drawn back in time; Marvel at the craftsmanship.

Intrinsic beauty and atmosphere, rarely experienced in today's world ...... the kids will love this.
Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential
wetside water park hervey bay

The park includes:

  • Water Slides
  • Water play arena
  • TotSide for under 5s play
  • FlipSide Board Rider
  • Fountain Light Show Saturday night 7pm
  • Coffee shop, fish and chip shop and restaurant on site

Wildlife Sancturay Visits

Saturday, 29 September and 6 October

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17

 Visit the Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere and see the folks from the Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary with their dingoes and reptiles.Time: 10am-1pm Cost: Gold coin donation  Bookings: na

Christmas craft activity featuring Maisy Mouse.
This activity is aimed at pre-schoolers aged 3-6years and includes simple craft activities, stories and singing
Fraser Coast Carols in the Park, this is a much loved annual Christmas Carol event.
Hervey Baptist Church will be your host on the 10th December for their Come Home for Christmas Event. 
Go along and join in with their amazing performers as they sing a mix of Christmas carols and musical theatre to celebrate another year.
This very popular event is back again for another year on Sunday 10th December
A traditional British Pantomime incorporates visual comedy, slapstick humor and lots of audience participation. Add in bright songs, dancing, colourful costumes and a live orchestra!
Program of stories, songs and craft activities for children aged 2 to 5 years. When: Saturdays Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10:30am  Cost: FREE Bookings: na
From 2nd to 21st December an exhibition of Christmas trees created by local artists, creatives and groups will be held at Gatakers Artspace.
Here's your chance to climb aboard and explore below decks.  Be drawn back in time; Marvel at the craftsmanship.

Intrinsic beauty and atmosphere, rarely experienced in today's world ...... the kids will love this.
Fraser Coast Baby and Childrens Handmade Market is a family friendly, community, handmade lifestyle event
Wetside FREE Water Park Hervey Bay is an awesome place to hang out over the school holidays. When open 7 days (closed Xmas Day) Time 10am to 5pm Cost: FREE
Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $10-$25 Bookings: essential

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3 Responses

  1. Cheryl Wood says:

    Please send me what actives events for all kids for June 2017 school hoildays break.
    Thsnk you Cher Wood

    • Joanne says:

      Hi Cheryl,

      Those details are almost complete now in the blog above. If you check back in a few more days the complete list should be up. Alternatively you could sign up to our newsletter and will receive notification when its done.

  2. Oscar says:

    Hi there,
    Do we have school holiday in September?

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