The Gympie Gold Rush Festival is a huge celebration by the locals in Gympie to recognise the discovery of gold in the Gympie region in 1867.
With a huge range of events planned for 2017, the festival program features arts, culture, history as well as live performances.
Gympie Gold Rush Festival 2016 Dates – Sunshine Coast, Qld
During this huge celebration, you will be treated to a magnificent parade with floats, classic car & bikes show and a gold rush family fun day which includes live entertainment, food stalls, market stalls, face painting, jumping castles and rides.
There will be a car show from 11am-3pm, a parade down Mary Street between 4-4.30pm and from 4.30pm there will be a Gold Rush Family Party which will commence in Nelson Reserve and will feature live entertainment from Mental As Anything. A laser light show will finish off the evening at around 8.30pm.
This is a massive event that brings the whole community together to share historical and cultural interests as well as celebrating Gympie with the best of local live entertainment and food.
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