Whats On

April 2019

North Lakes, Mango Hill & Surrounding Area – Local Events & Activities

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Redcliffe Festival of Sails

Date: Friday 19th April 2019
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Place: Suttons Beach, Redcliffe

Spend Good Friday by the seaside at Redcliffe Festival of Sails. Welcoming the largest program of entertainment ever, come and see why thousands of visitors flock to Suttons Beach each year to join in the fun. Enjoy the best waterfront views of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race – Australia’s second biggest yacht race.

On Friday, 19 April families can enjoy a whole day of Easter-themed free entertainment and activities from 9am-4pm. Kids will love the free workshops and activities, Easter egg hunt, rides and amusements, and our famous sky-diving Easter Bunny. Mum and Dad can roam through the hundreds of market stalls, and enjoy live music and entertainment from three stages.

For further information click here

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Eggcellent Easter Workshops

Date: 15th April – 18th April 2019
Time: Daily from 11:00am – 2:00pm
Place: Westfield North Lakes – Outside K-mart

Get into the Easter spirit with kids daily Easter craft.
Join us at our Eggcellent Easter Workshops this Easter. Visit us each day for a new craft creation. Kids can enjoy basket weaving, egg painting, egg carton chickens and Easter egg cookie decorating.

Monday 15 April: Easter basket weaving
Tuesday 16 April: Egg painting
Wednesday 17 April: Egg Carton Chickens
Thursday 18 April: Easter egg cookie decorating

For further information click here

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Every Friday and Saturday – Bite Markets at North Harbour

Date: Every Friday and Saturday
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Place: Located off Exit 150 on the Bruce Highway, just 12 minutes from North Lakes and 25 minutes from Brisbane 

With more than 40 Food opportunities, surrounded by landscaped areas in a customised dining precinct, Bite Markets at North Harbour is the Northside’s biggest food adventure!

BITE is a custom-designed 5,000sqm dining precinct, with dedicated parking for more than 600 cars.

A place for people to gather, eat, drink, spend time with friends and family, a place everyone is welcome.

BITERS are set for a culinary journey around the globe with dishes from Malaysia to Spain, Italy to Japan, Tibet to Turkey and everywhere in between. Of course, everyone is dedicated to championing local produce.

The best news? You don’t have to take out a personal loan or sell your Gran’s pearls for your family to experience the flavours at BITE Markets – with no single dish over $15!

Visit the “Bite” website for further information.

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Every Third Sunday – Woodford Country Markets

Date: Every Third Sunday
Time: 6:00am – 12:00pm
Place: Archer Street, Woodford

Catch a range of fresh produce at the market stalls, while having a nice relaxing stroll around the markets. Grab some healthy goodies and enjoy some entertainment at the Woodford country markets.

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Every Sunday – Redcliffe Jetty Markets

Date: Every Sunday
Time: From 8:00am – 12:00pm
Place: Redcliffe Foreshore, Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe

Live entertainment, fresh farm goods and produce, quality arts and crafts, handmade items, jewellery, clothing, children’s toys, exotic imports, ethnic food specialities and so much more can be found right on the foreshore at Anzac Place Parklands in the heart of Redcliffe.

For further information click here

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Every Thursday – Family History Group

Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Place: North Lakes Library, 10 The Corso North Lakes

• Interested in your family history or genealogy?
• Would you like to swap research tips with other enthusiasts?
• Could you use some advice or assistance in researching your family tree?
• Would you like to know more about the genealogy resources at your local library (including Ancestry.com)?
If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, come and meet with your local Family History Group. Everyone is welcome to these regular meetings.
Groups do not meet on public holidays when libraries are closed; some groups may alter their regular meeting schedule during summer holidays.

Click here for further information

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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday – Eat Street Northshore 

Date: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Time: Fri, Sat 4pm – 10pm, Sunday 12 noon – 8pm
Place: 221D Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton, QLD 4007

Just a short 25 minute drive into the city from North Lakes / Mango Hill, you find ‘Eat Street‘ is a wonderment of the senses.

From aromatic international cuisines and vibrant textiles, to the enchanting sights and sounds of live performers, Hamilton Wharf plays host to Brisbane’s newest and most interactive market experience, and is an exciting dining destination, ‘Eat Street’ has ignited Hamilton Wharf on the North shore of Brisbane. The concept inspired by Asian markets, has been brought to life and has seen the wharf sparkle with designer lights, industrial styling and 60 shipping containers reconfigured as mini restaurants offering a selection of delicious international dishes created by the ‘best of the best’ local chefs.

For more information visit the website

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Every Saturday – North Lakes ParkRun

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 7am
Place: Lake Eden, North Lakes

A 5km run – You against the clock. The only person you compete against is yourself. The run is for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.
These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and encourage people of every ability to take part

Please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t get a time.

This event is entirely organised by volunteers email northlakeshelpers@parkrun.com if you would like to help.

To register for the first time click here