School Holiday Guide

There are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained in the Fraser Coast over the holidays. Enjoy some of these fantastic events and workshops, and don't forget to get out and explore our great region.

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Queensland Summer School Holidays
9 December 2017 to 21 January 2018

School Holidays


Wetside Light Show

Fri 24 Nov - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 25 Nov - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 25 Nov - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 1 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Creative Christmas Trees

Sat 2 to Thu 21 Dec - Gatakers Artspace

A special festive exhibition of Christmas trees created by local artists, creatives and groups.

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 2 Dec - 11:00AM - Maryborough Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 2 Dec - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 2 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Sunday Riverside

Sun 3 Dec - 3:00PM - Brolga Theatre

Enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon by the river and relish the free live music, lawn games, licensed bar and food stalls.

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 8 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Wetside Summer Soaking

Sat 9 Dec - 10:00AM - WetSide Water Park

Get set to get wet at WetSide Waterpark. Extended opening for the Summer Holidays

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 9 Dec - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 9 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Express Yourself - Hervey Bay Dance School

Sun 10 Dec - 1:00PM - Brolga Theatre

Dance performance from Hervey Bay Dance School

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Express Yourself - Hervey Bay Dance School

Sun 10 Dec - 6:00PM - Brolga Theatre

Dance performance from Hervey Bay Dance School

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Peter Pan - NT Live Screening

Mon 11 Dec - 10:00AM - Brolga Theatre

All children, except one, grow up…

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Christmas Craft - Decorations

Mon 11 Dec - 10:00AM - Tiaro Library

Ages 5+. Make your own Christmas decorations in this fun workshop. Bookings open 20 November.

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Christmas Craft - Decorations

Tue 12 Dec - 10:00AM - Hervey Bay Library

Ages 5+. Make your own Christmas decorations in this fun workshop. Bookings open 20 November.

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Christmas Craft - Decorations

Tue 12 Dec - 2:00PM - Burrum Heads Library

Ages 5+. Make your own Christmas decorations in this fun workshop. Bookings open 20 November.

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Christmas Craft - Light Up Cards

Tue 12 Dec - 2:00PM - Maryborough Library

Ages 8+. Make your own Light Up Christmas Card in this fun workshop. Bookings open 20 November.

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Peter Pan - NT Live Screening

Tue 12 Dec - 6:30PM - Brolga Theatre

All children, except one, grow up…

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Festive Heart

Thu 14 to Sun 24 Dec - Maryborough City Hall

Maryborough's City Hall becomes the heart of the festive season with plenty of activities to entertain

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School Holiday Workshop

Thu 14 Dec - 10:00AM - Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Christmas themed school holiday workshop.

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Christmas Craft - Light Up Cards

Thu 14 Dec - 10:00AM - Hervey Bay Library

Ages 8+. Make your own Light Up Christmas Card in this fun workshop. Bookings open 20 November.

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Christmas Craft - Decorations

Thu 14 Dec - 2:00PM - Maryborough Library

Ages 5+. Make your own Christmas decorations in this fun workshop. Bookings open 20 November.

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Christmas Craft - Decorations

Thu 14 Dec - 2:00PM - Howard Library

Ages 5+. Make your own Christmas decorations in this fun workshop. Bookings open 20 November.

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 15 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Microbats Talk

Sat 16 Dec - 10:00AM - Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do!

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 16 Dec - 11:00AM - Maryborough Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 16 Dec - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 16 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 22 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 23 Dec - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 23 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 29 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Microbats Talk

Sat 30 Dec - 10:00AM - Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do!

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 30 Dec - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 30 Dec - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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New Years Eve at the Brolga

Sun 31 Dec - 6:00PM - Brolga Theatre

FREE EVENT. Bring in the new year with FREE LIVE MUSIC by Soul City, Fireworks, Licensed Bar and Food Stalls.

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Inflatable Fun Day

Tue 2 Jan - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Festive Heart

Thu 4 to Sat 13 Jan - Maryborough City Hall

Maryborough's City Hall becomes the heart of the festive season with plenty of activities to entertain

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School Holiday Workshop

Thu 4 Jan - 10:00AM - Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

School holiday workshop - candle making.

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 5 Jan - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 6 Jan - 2:00PM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 6 Jan - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Make Your Own Checkerboard

Mon 8 Jan - 10:00AM - Hervey Bay Library

Ages 7+. Make your own Checkerboard in this fun workshop. Bookings open 4 December.

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Board Game Morning

Tue 9 Jan - 9:00AM - Maryborough Library

All Ages. Come and spend a relaxing morning in the air conditioning playing some old favourites and some new games

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Inflatable Fun Day

Tue 9 Jan - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Board Game Morning

Wed 10 Jan - 9:00AM - Hervey Bay Library

All Ages. Come and spend a relaxing morning in the air conditioning playing some old favourites and some new games

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Game Making Workshop

Thu 11 Jan - 10:00AM - Tiaro Library

Ages 6+. Make your own game in this fun workshop. Bookings open 4 December.

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School Holiday Workshop

Thu 11 Jan - 10:00AM - Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

School holiday workshop - painting

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Deadly 60 Downunder

Thu 11 Jan - 12:00PM - Brolga Theatre

Steve Backshall, the star of the hit TV show Deadly 60 is returning to Australia with his brand new stage show.

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Make Your Own Checkerboard

Thu 11 Jan - 2:00PM - Howard Library

Ages 7+. Make your own Checkerboard in this fun workshop. Bookings open 4 December..

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Make Your Own Checkerboard

Thu 11 Jan - 2:00PM - Maryborough Library

Ages 7+. Make your own Checkerboard in this fun workshop. Bookings open 4 December.

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Deadly 60 Downunder

Thu 11 Jan - 3:00PM - Brolga Theatre

Steve Backshall, the star of the hit TV show Deadly 60 is returning to Australia with his brand new stage show.

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 12 Jan - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 13 Jan - 2:00PM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Wetside Light Show

Sat 13 Jan - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Game Making Workshop

Mon 15 Jan - 10:00AM - Hervey Bay Library

Ages 6+. Make your own game in this fun workshop. Bookings open 4 December.

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Tech Challenge

Tue 16 Jan - 9:00AM - Hervey Bay Library

Ages 8+. Join us for a fun morning and some challenges using coding and robotics

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Inflatable Fun Day

Tue 16 Jan - 11:00AM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

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Game Making Workshop

Tue 16 Jan - 2:00PM - Maryborough Library

Ages 6+. Make your own game in this fun workshop. Bookings open 4 December.

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Game Making Workshop

Tue 16 Jan - 2:00PM - Burrum Heads Library

Ages 6+. Make your own game in this fun workshop. Bookings open 4 December.

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Tech Challenge

Wed 17 Jan - 9:00AM - Maryborough Library

Ages 8+. Join us for a fun morning and some challenges using coding and robotics

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Wetside Light Show

Fri 19 Jan - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Microbats Talk

Sat 20 Jan - 10:00AM - Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do!

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Inflatable Fun Day

Sat 20 Jan - 2:00PM - Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre

Come along and enjoy the fun as our pool is transformed into an inflatable playground.

Read More »

Wetside Light Show

Sat 20 Jan - 7:30PM - WetSide Water Park

Witness the fountains of the main arena illuminate in colour to the sound of music

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Microbats Talk

Sat 17 Feb - 10:00AM - Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do!

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Bookings

For activities that require bookings, please call the applicable phone number below.

Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre
5 Walker Street, Maryborough
Bookings can be made online, or call 4122 6060

Hervey Bay Regional Gallery 
(Fraser Coast Cultural Centre) 
166 Old Maryborough Rd, Hervey Bay 
Call 4197 4206 

Gatakers Artspace
311 Kent Street, Maryborough
Call 4190 5723

Burrum Heads Library
Burrum Heads Rd
Call 4129 5237

Hervey Bay Library
161 Old Maryborough Rd
Call 4197 4220

Howard Library
Steley St.
Call 4129 4144

Maryborough Library
127 Bazaar St.
Call 4190 5788 

Maryborough Toy & Special Needs Library
239 Lennox St. 
Call 4190 5893

Tiaro Library
Forgan Terrace
Call 4129 2453