Don’t miss Redcliffe KiteFest

Published 2:30pm 13 September 2023

Don’t miss Redcliffe KiteFest
Words by Kylie Knight

The countdown is on to Redcliffe KiteFest this weekend, with big kites and popular children’s entertainment expected to draw big crowds.

Known as one of the biggest family friendly events on the calendar in South East Queensland, Redcliffe KiteFest will return to Clontarf’s Pelican Park on September 16 and 17.

Tickets are on sale now via the Redcliffe KiteFest website

The main attraction of this year’s festival will be the gigantic kites that will take to the skies high above the main arena. They’ll be operated by several international kite flyers from Belgium, Indonesia, Malaysia and New Zealand who are flying in for the event.

Fans of the hit children’s program Cocomelon will be delighted to see JJ live on Sesame Lane Main stage, where he will sing and dance along with the crowd during multiple performances. Ryder, Chase, Skye, Marshall and Rubble from Paw Patrol will also take to the stage.

There will also be plenty of rides including a Ferris wheel, dodgem cars, a mini pirate ship, jumping castle and a giant slide, as well as free hands-on activities, an aerobatics display, more than 150 market stalls, and food trucks.

Redcliffe KiteFest is organised by Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism (MBRIT) and Kites Queensland in partnership with Moreton Bay Regional Council and It's Live! In Queensland, and supported by major sponsors Sesame Lane, Ausbuild and UniSC.

Program highlights

Sesame Lane Main Stage:

Saturday, September 16

9am: Lucy Korts

9.40am: CoComelon

10.05am: Mini Moshers

10.55am: CoComelon

11.20pm: Lucas Proudfoot

12.10pm: Red Music and Dance

1pm: PAW Patrol

1.30pm: Red Rocket 3

2.05pm: Five Star Dance

2.40pm: PAW Patrol

3.10pm: Kelsey Berrington


Sunday, September 17

9am: Brendan The Bard

9.40am: CoComelon

10.05am: Mini Moshers

10.55am: CoComelon

11.20pm: Lucas Proudfoot

12.10pm: Red Music and Dance

1pm: PAW Patrol

1.30pm: Red Rocket 3

2.05pm: Five Star Dance

2.40pm: PAW Patrol

3.10pm: Levi X


Ausbuild Kite Flying Arena

Saturday and Sunday, 9am-4pm


Kids Karnival

Saturday and Sunday, 9am-4pm


Markets

Saturday and Sunday, 9am-4pm


Aerobatic display

Saturday and Sunday at noon


Monster truck and mini roly poly cars

In the Big Fun Zone on Saturday and Sunday from 9am-4pm


Getting to Redcliffe KiteFest

FREE SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE

Take the stress out of finding street parking with shuttle bus options below:

Shuttle buses are pram and wheelchair friendly and will run from Redcliffe Showgrounds and Kippa-Ring station. Shuttles will run in accordance with train times. They will run frequently from 8.30am-5pm.

FREE PARKING

Free parking is available at Redcliffe Showgrounds and there will be a free courtesy shuttle bus to take you to the festival.

There will also be limited accessible parking available at Pelican Park. Accessible parking permits are a must for this zone.

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