Redcliffe Festival Of Sails -Your Perfect Family Friendly Easter Event

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Redcliffe Festival Of Sails -Your Perfect Family Friendly Easter Event

Are you looking for a family friendly option this Easter?  The Redcliffe Festival of Sails is back again this year.

Spend Good Friday by the sea at this family friendly event. This year’s Festival of Sails has the added bonus of incorporating the Queen’s Baton Relay before it heads to the Commonwealth Opening Ceremony on 4 April.

The Festival of Sails is free to attend with many free and low-cost activities available on the day.

Each year thousands of visitors head to Suttons Beach to join in the fun. Enjoy prime position to see the boats sail past the Redcliffe Peninsula as part of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race.

On top of rides and amusements, the day will be filled with great live music and entertainment. Here is a snapshot of family friendly activities to enjoy on the day from 8 am to 4 pm.  

Redcliffe festival of sails markets
Lots of market stalls

Queen’s Baton Relay

The Baton will pass through Redcliffe and visit Suttons Beach at 8.54am. To see the full map of the route the Baton will take check out

Easter Egg Hunt

An Easter Egg Hunt for the kids will take place from 9 am to 2:30 pm by the waterfront. All ages are welcome to take part for a small cost.

Skydive Australia Easter Bunny

As long as the weather plays nice the Easter Bunny will make a grand entrance via skydiving in.  At 10 am the Easter Bunny will drops in with some chocolate treats for the kids.

Easter Show

Be delighted with the Workshop Wonders Easter Show at 12 pm at the Main Stage.

Beach Cricket & Volleyball

Jump in anytime and have a go at Beach Cricket and Beach on Suttons Beach. All day fun from 9 am to 4 pm.

Redcliffe festival of Sails beach volleyball
Try out some beach volleyball

Aaaron the Pirate Show

Be entertained with this hilarious show that combines amazing illusions with comedy that will have you in stitches. All aboard a magical adventure with Aaaron the Pirate and his Macaw parrot called “ Polly’s gone crackers”.

Accelerate Kids Zone

The kids can enjoy spending time in the Pop Up Library. Or perhaps will love spending some time at the free craft workshops.

Redcliffe festival of sails Kids zone
Craft activities in the Kids Zone

Sand Sculpture & Workshop

Watch in amazement as a professional Sand Sculpture creates incredible scenes right before your eyes. You’ll also be able to jump in and have a go at creating your very own masterpiece.


Plus there is lots of live music from local performers for the adults to enjoy as well as over a hundred market stalls to check out.

Being the long weekend holiday traffic is expected to be heavy and parking will be limited. So the best way to get to the Festival is to catch the regular shuttle bus that will operate from the Redcliffe Showgrounds.  

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