Fraser Coast School Holidays Summer 2018 / 2019

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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

Fraser Coast Libraries Christmas Craft

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
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DIY Christmas Crafts – Drop into our library and spend some time getting crafty for Christmas! No bookings required. Suitable for all ages up to 16 years.

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

Laser Tag & Movie Night

Monday, 17 December 2018

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
events Hervey Bay
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

Annual Ambulance Goods Wheel

Monday, 17 December 2018 - Saturday, 5 January 2019

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
events hervey bay

The annual Ambulance Goods Wheel will be held nightly at 7pm for 3 weeks over Christmas and New Year (except Christmas Day) at ‘The Stage’ on Scarness foreshore.

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

The Little Mermaid Production

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
events maryborough
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 Christmas Street Party

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
events maryborough
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

Inflatable Fun Days at Maryborough

Saturday, 22 Decmeber  

Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
events maryborough
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

Pumped Sport Massive Inflatable Playground


Fridays & Saturdays | 25 & 31 Dec
Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17
pumped sport

Pumped Sport will be in Hervey Bay these school holidays with their massive inflatable playground!! You can catch them on Friday, 11 January 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

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

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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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