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School Holidays Hervey Bay 2017


School Holidays Hervey Bay 2017​

Yippee!! School holidays are here once again! We love Hervey Bay school holidays especially during the Winter break, it’s one of our favourite times of the year.

​We can’t wait to hit Pumped Sports massive inflatable playground and Pialba Places Lego Brick Building Workshops.

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

Rotary's Living Expo

June 24 & 25

2 full days of of jam packed fun! Kids entertainment, arts and crafts, caravans, camping, boats, and much more Time: 8:30am to 4pm Where: Seafront Oval Cost: A$5 | U12 FREE

Hervey Bay Bunnings Kids Workshops

June 24, 25 | July 1, 2, 7 & 8

Kids take part in a variety of themed workshops like canvas art, woodwork, make your own slime or hula hoop.Time: 10am-11am Cost: FREE

Childrens Art Workshop

June 24

A special school holiday art workshop with Alison McDonald Time: 10am Where: Hervey Bay Art Gallery Age: 5-11 years Cost: $15 Bookings: essential

Fraser Coast Libraries Storytime Sessions

June 24 | July 1, 8

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

Campialba Hervey Bay

June 24-29| July 1-5

2 Christian camp programs for children aged 8 to 11 years and those attending high school. Junior Program from 24-29 July $95 | Senior Program July 1-5 $115 Bookings essential

Where's the Green Sheep Parties

June 26 & 27

Join the Library for some shearious fun! Stories, songs and craft Where: Maryborough Library and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10am-11am Age: 3-8 years Cost: $2.70pp 

PCYC Hervey Bay Vactional Car Program

June 26-30 | July 3-7

Rock Climbing, face painting,, jumping castles, movies, incursions and excursions. Programs for Juniors 4-10 years and Youth 11+years. Running week days over school break 6:30am-6pm. CCB and CCR approved.

Macabre Holiday Arts Program

June 26-30 | July 3-7

Each day children can enjoy a major activity along with rotations in drama and dance games, creative play, sports and wide range of other activities Age: 5-13 years Time: 8:30am-3:30pm Where: Macabre Theatre Cost: $35pd Bookings: essential

Make a Hairy Caterpillar Workshop

June 27

Possum Paradise are hosting a make a hairy caterpillar workshop.  Time: 9:30am Where: Possum Paradise Cost: $10 includes materials and morning tea Bookings essential

FREE Superhero Activities

June 28 & 29 | July 5 & 6

Kids can create their own comic book, decorate a hero wrist band, or colour-in a superhero magnet. Plus they can turn into their favourite hero with FREE face painting.Where: Eli Waters Shopping Centre Time: 10am to 1pm Cost: FREE 

Pumped Sports Massive Inflatable Playground

June 28 

Children can enjoy supervised play and age appropriate games with a range of interactive inflatables and soft play equipment.  Time: Toddler Town session 9am to 10:30am | Open Play 2pm to 4pm Age Restrictions: Toddler Town under 5 years | Open Play 3 to 10 years Where: Urangan State High School Cost: Toddler Town $10 | Open Play $15 Bookings essential

Make a Kaleidoscope & Nature Mobile

June 28 & 29 | July 3 & 4

Get crafty and create your very own mobile.Age: 5+ years Where: Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Tiaro, Burrum  Heads & Howard Libraries Cost: 2.70 Bookings essential


June 28, 30 | July 4, 6

4 awesome excursions for teens aged 13 to 6 years over the school break. Bundy Bowl and Leisure Centre, Aussie World, Cinema, Jump Park Cost: $22-$35 Bookings essential

Painting on Canvas Workshop

June 29

A special school holiday painting workshop Time: 10am Where: Hervey Bay Art Gallery Cost: $15 Bookings: essential

Nature Weaving Workshop

June 30

Fraser Coast Artslink will host a childrens Nature Weaving Workshop these school holidays.  Time: 10am-12noon Where: Fraser Coast Artslink Cost: $2pp | $5 family

Meet Celebrity Chef Miguel Maestre

June 30

Paisly Park early learning centre at Urangan  will host Celebrity Chef Miguel Maestre over the school holiday break. Enjoy some of his cooking while and meeting their  passionate Educators Time 1pm-3:30pm Where: Paisley Park, Urangan Cost: FREE

Jump Park Disco

July 1

Jump Park disco includes a sausage from the sausage sizzle and a drink  Time: 5-7pm Where: Jump Park Cost $15 Bookings: essential

Art in the Park

July 2

Live music, sausage sizzle, market stalls along the Esplanade. Time: 8am-2pm Where: Scarness Park Cost Free Entry

Chrismas in July Fun Day 

July 2

Lots of FREE activies for kids including rides, face painting, pop corn, fairy floss, live music, Rent-a-Rex. Fireworks Time: 2pm-8:30pm Where: Seafront Oval

Pialba Place Lego Brick Building Workshops

July 3-8

Hands on, educational and interactive fun for kids of all ages and ability levels.No bookings required just turn up and join in the fun Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm daily Cost: FREE 

Safari Zoo Adventure

July 3-8

Keep the kids entertained these school holidays at the animatronic Safari ZOO Adventure. Visit the Safari ZOO craft activity located in Centre Court to decorate your very own Safari Backpack 

Creative Writing Workshops

July 4

Let children’s author/illustrator Dave Hackett unleash your inner-author! Where: Hervey Bay and Marborough Libraries Age: 8+ years Cost: $2.70pp

Calico Hand Puppet Workshop

July 5

Fraser Coast Artslink will host a children's Calico Hand Puppet Workshop these school holidays Where: Hervey Bay Artslink Cost: $20pp | $5 family

Marbling Workshops

July 5 & 6

Use marbling ink to create beautiful designs on paper and other items Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Age: 8+ years Cost: $2.70pp Bookings: essential

Indigenous Workshops

July 6

A special school holiday indigenous art workshop celebrating NAIDOC week Time: 10am Where: Fraser Coast Culture Centre Cost: $15 Bookings: essential

U12's Kids Colourburst Challenge

July 8

A little bit Colour Run, a little bit Boot Camp, a little bit Dance Party a WHOLE LOT of fun Time: 11am Age: U12 years Cost: $30 Bookings:essential

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Twlight Horse Ride

July 8

Experience their award winning trail ride in the late afternoon returning to the Homestead by the light of the moon and stars where a 2 course BBQ meal will reward your tastebuds. Time: 4:30pm to 8:30pm Where: Susan River Homestead Cost: A$130 | C$105 Booking: essential


Joanne is many different things. She is a single mum of two, psychology student, daughter, big sister, friend, handywomen, cook and podcast nerd! Jo has an avid interest in health and wellness which eventuated after the birth of her second child who was born allergic and intolerant to the world (or so it seemed!).

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