Redcliffe Festival of Sails


9:00am 15th April - 4:00pm 15th April

About Redcliffe Festival of Sails

Spend Good Friday by the seaside at Redcliffe Festival of Sails. Bring the whole family along for a day of free and low cost entertainment featuring a jam packed program of live music, fun and activities. Come and see why thousands of visitors flock to Suttons Beach each year to join in the fun.

Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race

Considered one of the biggest yacht races in Australia, the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race sets the scene for this Festival. Usually occurring in the morning, the competing yachts will pass across Moreton Bay en route for Gladstone in the hopes of winning the prestigious Cup.

To get a good view of the event unfolding, bring your chairs or picnic blanket and binoculars and find a place on the beach early. Good spots tend to go fast!

Entertainment and Activities

This event is free to attend and includes stacks of entertainment for the whole family including a visit from the Easter bunny, live music across seven stages, a dedicated kids zone, a special visit from the Easter bunny, 100+ market stalls, multiple food courts, a pop-up ice cream festival and more.

Seven Stages

Redcliffe Festival of Sails will feature seven stages dedicated to live music and entertainment including; three busking stages, a stage in the Northern food court, southern food court, seafood lawn and a dedicated kids stage in the kids zone.

Kids Zone and More

The event will also feature a dedicated kids zone with pony rides, animal farm, MBRC libraries activation and entertainment on the kids stage all day long. The beach will come to life with SAND SCULPTING displays and sporting activations.

Festival Markets

Another enjoyable aspect of the Redcliffe Sails Festival is the over 100 market stalls that set up every year. From arts and crafts to delicious food stalls, there is something for everyone at the market place.

Pop-Up Ice Cream Fair

Journey through the Pop-up Ice cream Fair – dedicated to everything sweet, creamy and frozen – and set your taste buds dancing with a selection of gourmet desserts.

Food Trucks

Taste an array of cuisines and fill your belly with some delicious foods.

Getting to the Festival

Be advised there is very limited parking at the Festival. There are alternatives to parking near the festival such as the ‘Park ‘n' Ride’ shuttle bus service running from the Redcliffe Showgrounds. The service runs frequently from 8:30am - 5pm. Simply park at the Redcliffe Showgrounds and take the FREE shuttle bus provided to the event.

Alternatively, you can catch the shuttle bus from Kippa-Ring Train Station. Please note the shuttle bus from the train station will coincide with train arrivals and will depart/arrive once per hour between from 8:30am - 5pm.

The best part of that this entire service, from parking to taking the bus, is completely free! All shuttle buses are wheelchair and pram friendly.

For more information and full program details head to

The Redcliffe Festival of Sails is proudly brought to you by Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism in partnership with Moreton Bay Regional Council.

Contact Redcliffe Festival of Sails

Suttons Beach Park, Marine Parade, Redcliffe QLD, Australia
Last Updated: 10am 20 Jan 2021


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