Free Admission

The Festival that stops a highway!

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July 2015

Childers Festival
a Multicultural Event

Every year the township of Childers swells to 40,000 people with non-stop multicultural music and entertainment, hundreds of market stalls and a smorgasbord of food. In 2016, the Childers Festival will run from Friday, 29 July to Sunday, 31 July.

Stallholders and performers are welcome to forward their Expressions of Interest for the 2016 event.

FREE ADMISSION both days, it kicks off on Saturday afternoon from 2:00pm well into the night and Sunday, the main festival day, from 9:00am to 3:30pm.

Following the success of the 2015 Childers Festival Schedule of Events, there will be a host of other activities occurring from Friday 29 July. Further details will be released on the website closer to the festival.

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Childers is a quintessential Queensland country town located 40 minutes south west of Bundaberg, 3.5 hours north of Brisbane. The Childers Festival is a Bundaberg Regional Council Event. We look forward to welcoming you to the only festival in Queensland that stops the mighty Bruce Highway!

A Bundaberg Regional Council Event

Proudly supported by

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government though Arts Queensland and Bundaberg Regional Council’s partnership to support local arts and culture