Published on : Monday, July 22, 2019
It is traditionally held over 10 days at the end of July. The festival was born out of a desire to create a positive community response to a major streetscape project in 2004.
As Queensland’s quirkiest winter festival, it is a platform for the arts and a celebration of all that is wonderful about winter.
Visitors embrace the chill and are inspired by vibrant music and art, while enjoying over 120 trees “wrapped in art” by textile artists from all over Australia.
Add to the mix an eclectic program of workshops, exhibitions, street festivals, a giant bonfire night, dining events, swing dance, live jazz entertainment and you create a festival abundant with colour, creativity and excitement.
Visitors can expect delightful country experiences through to sophisticated jazz performances of Swing, Dixieland and Mainstream Jazz in diverse venues across the region. A festival where there is something for everyone.