2019 Childers Festival
Every year the Burce Highway closes to make way for a spectacular array of live music, international cuisine and multicultural celebration that is the Childers Festival. In 2019, the Childers Festival will be held on Saturday, 27 July to Sunday, 28 July with free admission both days.
There will be a host of other acitivites happening in the lead up to the festival. More details to be released in the coming months.
Performers - Please register your interst in performing at the 2019 Childers Festival by downloading the form. Once received, an Expression of Interest will be forwarded which will need to be completed and forwarded back by Thursday, 31 Januay 2019.
Stallholders - Stallholder Expression of Interests are now OPEN. Please download your form and return by Sunday, 31 March 2019.
The festival transforms the highway into a gigantic food, market stall and entertainment hub, all staged between the heritage listed buildings and leopard tree lined streets of Childers, just 40 minutes west of Bundaberg and three and a half hours north of Brisbane.
With free admission both days, the event kicks off on the Saturday afternoon from 2pm with a street party and lively bands performing well into the night. The main festival day, which closes the Bruce Highway is on the Sunday, kicking off from 9am to 3.30pm and features five stages of non-stop music, hundreds of market stalls and a smorgasbord of food from all over the world.