GOOD FRIDAY


TWILIGHT MARKETS
When: Friday, 2.30 to 7.30pm.

Where: Urangan Marina, Urangan.

What: A small but fun market is held every Friday at Urangan, with stalls offering toys, jewellery, wallets, charms, children's clothes and much more.

Cost: Free.

 

MUNCHIES IN THE BAY

When: Friday, noon to 4pm.

Where: United Service Station, Eli Waters.

What: Go along and check out a display of local cars from hot rods to motorbikes. Just go for a look or put your pride and joy on show. Everyone is invited to join in a cruise down the Esplanade at the conclusion of the event. There is a food van and refreshments available.

Cost: Free.

 

TOOGOOM EASTER FAIR

When: Friday, 8am and 1pm.

Where: Toogoom Community Hall, Toogoom Rd, Toogoom.

What: There will be the traditional Easter parade, kids craft and activities, kids craft and activities, an Easter egg hunt, egg and spoon races and plenty of market stalls.

Cost: Free.

 

BURRUM HEADS EASTER FISHING CLASSIC

When: Friday to Sunday.

Where: Lions Park, Burrum Heads.

What This year, there is more than $40,000 worth of prizes and raffles up for grabs. Families can sign on for the event from 7am to 4pm on Good Friday and 7am to noon on Easter Saturday.

Cost: Entry is $25 and $5 for juniors. Visit www.burrumheadsfishing.

 

POONA FISHING COMPETITION

When: Begins midnight on Friday and goes through to Sunday.

Where: Poona Centenary Hall, Snapper Dr, or boat ramp at the end of Owen Cox St.

What: Enjoy a car show, drinks, food music and fishing at the Poona Family Fishing Competition.

Cost: Seniors $20, juniors/toddlers $5.

 

LENNON BROS CIRCUS

When: Up to twice daily performances until April 10.

Where: Seafront Oval, Pialba.

What: See lions, donkeys, monkeys and lamas perform with acrobats, clowns and more.

Cost: Tickets for the two hour show are up to $45 adult and $35 child, but prices vary.
 

SATURDAY

PIER PARK COMMUNITY MARKETS

When: Saturday, 7am to 1pm.

Where: Pier Park, Urangan.

What: The former Pier Up-Markets are now the Pier Park Community Markets, operating each Saturday in the same location.

Cost: Free.

 

HERVEY BAY PARK RUN

When: Saturday, 7am.

Where: Lions Park, Esplanade, Urangan

What: It is a 5km run. It's you against the clock.

Cost: Free.

 

NORTH COAST CAMPOUT

When: Saturday to Monday, 9 to 2pm daily.

Where: Maryborough Showgrounds, Bruce Hwy.

What: Open to hot rods, customs and classic cars for a weekend of camping, activities and entertainment. The Show and Shine is on Sunday for those interested to look at cars and vote for the public choice awards for the top ten cars. For more, visit conroddersherveybay.org.

Cost: Entry is $5 adults and children under 16 free with all money raised going to Drought Angels.

 

BURRUM EASTER MARKETS

When: Saturday, 7-11.30am.

Where: Burrum Heads Community Hall, Howard St.

What: The Easter markets will offer art, craft, fruit and veg, raffles and more.

Cost: Free entry.

 

FARMERS MARKETS

When: Saturday, 7am-1pm.

Where: Bouganvillia Dell Nursery, 94 Walkers Point Rd, Granville.

What: Farmer's Market, fruit and veg stallholders wanted. Phone Christine or Don on 4121 3893 or 0437 590 983 or Kel on 0498 596 424. Stallholder fees are donated to Act for Kids.

Cost: Free entry including jumping castle.

 

TORQUAY MARKETS

When: Saturday, 8am to 2pm.

Where: Torquay Esplanade, opposite the Torquay Post Office.

What: Whether you are a local or a visitor to beautiful Hervey Bay, a visit to the Torquay Beachside Markets should be on your to-do list. This popular and busy market is on a tranquil paved area of the foreshore. There are plenty of stalls offering top quality, wonderful and unique products.

Cost: Free.

 

EASTER FAIR AND HARMONY DAY

When: Saturday from 10 to 3pm.

Where: Scarness Stage area, The Esplanade, Scarness.

What: The Arabian Night and Bollywood Dreams dance troupe will entertain and a foam gun on the beach promises fun. The Easter bunny will also visit, as will Olaf, Peppa Pig and Shaun the Sheep.

Cost: Free.

 

GATAKERS BY NIGHT

When: Saturday, 5 to 9pm.

Where: Gatakers Art Space, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

What: Soul City will perform music from Michael Buble to Beyonce. There will also be artist demonstrations, wood-fired pizzas, hot food, coffee and desserts. A free tour by the Nightwatchman, from the Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum, will happen from 7pm.

Cost: Free.

 

SUNDAY


KOALA MARKETS

When: Sunday, 6am.

Where: Kruger Crt, Urangan.

What: Items for sale at these popular markets include arts and crafts, fresh produce, trash and treasure, cakes, jams and much more.

Cost: Free entry.

 

WALK WITH RAMBLERS

When: Sunday, 8.30am.

Where: ESA Park, Point Vernon.

What: Join the Hervey Bay Ramblers at ESA Park for an Easter Sunday walk along the beach or the walking paths before enjoying a social BYO morning tea. Visitors and newcomers to Hervey Bay are welcome to join this friendly group. More details are available from Gill, phone 41940955, Merle on 4124 2796, Bunty 41287450.

Cost: Free

 

MELSA TRAINS AND SUNDAY IN THE PARK

When: Sunday, 9am to 1pm.

Where: Queens Park, Maryborough.

What: Weather permitting, MELSA will hold its run with its miniature trains. The Replica Steam Train the Mary Ann will be running on the riverside track. There will be face painting available for a small cost. Excelsior City Band will play in the Rotunda and operate a sausage sizzle/barbecue, drinks and coffee. Closed-in shoes must be worn.

Cost: $2 per train ride.

 

POONA MARKETS

When: Sunday, 7am to noon.

Where: Poona Centenary Hall, Snapper Dr, Poona.

What: Poona Markets with hot rod rally, egg muffin breakfast. Phone Ellen Wilson 41298245. $5 per stall.

Cost: Free entry