OUR TOWN – What’s on Australia Day Weekend (Yeppoon)

Great Australia Day Beach Party

The Great Australia Day Beach Party has well-earned reputation as one of the biggest and best Australia Day events in the State. With the availability of the Keppel Kraken Water Play Area, this year’s event will undoubtedly be one of the best ever with a jam-packed 12 hour non-stop entertainment and beach fun activity program. 
The Great Australia Day Beach Party is one of the biggest and best family fun days ever staged on the Capricorn Coast. It’s the biggest and most popular ‘family fun’ day of its kind in the region.
Activities include the Sand Sculpture Competition, Beach Games, Face Painting, WOW Balls and entertainment for young and old. A sensational program of entertainment and family fun.
There will a sensational 10 hour marathon stage program featuring national headline acts, bands, dancers, circus performers and a showcase of other CQ talent.
Come along and start your day with a Fun Run then go on to enjoy games like Tug O War, Bare Bottom Boat Regatta, Sand Castle Competition and many many more.
For early birds, things start at 8am with market stalls, arts & crafts, food and refreshments, along with street theatre and rides to entertain the kids.
Australia Day wouldn’t be the same without fireworks. The party concludes at 8pm with the JRT Monster Fireworks Finale.
Australia Day Weekend at Great Keppel Island

Join us on January 28th for a Keppel Fun day to celebrate Australia day! We have live music with Dave Dow and games for all ages to participate! Challenge our Hideaway team in the beach cricket and "Keppel Golf" tournament. There is outdoor bowling for the little ones as well as facepainting and balloon art! 
No entry fee, everyone is welcome, just grab your tickets from Keppel Konections and head over!
Yeppoon Food Frenzy Night Market
Our second Food Night Markets event will be bigger and better , we are adding more Vendors and seating area and live Music and licensed bar as we visit the Strand Hotel Yeppoon Beer Garden and back Carpark.
4pm – late @ 5 Queen Street, Yeppoon, Queensland 4703