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December 2019

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

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Burpengary Big Splash

Date: Sunday 7th December
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Place: Burpengary Regional Aquatic Centre, 1 Aquatic Centre Drive, Burpengary, QLD

Slip and slide into Saturday 7th December at Burpengary Big Splash!

Running from 10am to 1pm this family-friendly event will have exclusive use of Burpengary Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre, with plenty of activities on offer in and out of the pool.

Get the adrenaline pumping on the giant inflatables, chill out in the outdoor leisure pool or take part in one of the activities on offer in the water or out on the sand.

Tuck into your favourite flavour at the mini ice-cream festival featuring all your favourite cool treats.

No glass or alcohol permitted. Gold coin donation entry to the aquatic centre for the duration of the event.

For more information Click Here

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Kid’s Dig it! Squire Academy  

Date: Tuesday 17th December
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Place:Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1-63 The Abbey Place, Caboolture, QLD

Get your kids out of the house and send them back in time. Your squire will learn about heraldry, train like a knight, and become an archer with traditional long bows.

They will paint their own wooden shield with heraldry they design inspired by their family, personality and medieval imagery.

Program will run from 10am – 2pm and is for 8-12 year old children. You can drop your kids off so you can do some Christmas shopping in peace.

Tickets: $55 (byo lunch.)

For more information Click Here

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Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols

Date: Sunday 15th December
Time: 3:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: Pine Rivers Park, Gympie Road, Strathpine, QLD

Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols brings families all the joyful entertainment with an extra sprinkling of Christmas magic on Sunday, 15th December.

Sit back, relax, and join in the carolling fun with local community groups, schools, and a marquee carolling performance from 3pm.

Don’t miss meeting Santa at Santa’s Village or visiting the Giant Snow Globe and Christmas Tree. Mum and Dad can wander through the twilight markets and the kids will love the free Christmas activities and workshops. There will also be plenty of rides for the kids – prices to be confirmed.

The kids will fall in love with the USC Santa’s Village. If your little one loves everything Christmas then stopping by is a must! With a life-sized snow globe and Christmas tree, and they will even get to meet Santa himself!

Free activities include:

  • Free Jumping Castle
  • Free Face Painting
  • A chance to meet Santa
  • Santa Mail – Write your Santa wish list and post to the North Pole
  • Free Christmas craft activities
  • Plenty of live entertainment on the main stage

For more information Click Here

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Christmas Carnival | Sandstone Point

Date: Saturday 21st December
Time: 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: 1800 Bribie Island Rd, Sandstone Point QLD

Brace your elves! The annual Christmas Carnival is back on Saturday 21st December at Sandstone Point Hotel. Tis’ the season to be jolly and you’ll find plenty to be jolly about with markets, food stalls, kids rides, live music, entertainment, Christmas carols, fireworks and of course a visit from Santa!

Starting from 12 noon celebrate the silly season, Aussie style with a day on the waterfront followed by a not so silent night singing to your favourite Christmas jams!

Adults $5+booking fee
Kids $2+booking fee
3 years and under are FREE!

For more information and to book tickets Click Here

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Every Friday & Saturday – Bite Markets at North Harbour

Date: Every Friday & Saturday
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Place: Located off Exit 150 on the Bruce Highway

The Northside’s biggest food adventure is happening!

Starring over 40 Flavour Makers in customised shipping containers, surrounded by landscaped areas in a fully fenced dining precinct, Bite Markets at North Harbour is the Northside’s biggest food adventure!

BITE is a custom-designed fully-fenced 5,000sqm dining precinct, with dedicated parking for more than 600 cars. It is the a place for people to gather, eat, drink, spend time with friends and family, a place everyone is welcome. Bite Markets is full of colour, adventures, wonderful food and all sorts of flavours!

The best news, not a single dish is over $15 and entry is just $3 for adults and children under 12 are FREE.

For more information Click Here

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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 Second Saturday – Food trucks at the Village Green

Date: Every Second Saturday
Time: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: The Village Green – Cnr Beerburrum Road and James Street, Caboolture

Come and enjoy a s’mores of an evening eating at Caboolture’s news Village Green plays host to gourmet food trucks and live music. Bring a picnic rug or two and snuggle up under their gas heaters on the Village Green & enjoy catching up with family & friends.

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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.

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Every Friday & Saturday – Eat Street Markets

Date: Every Friday & Saturday
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