Green light for Moreton Kids Festival

Published 9:02am 4 September 2020

Green light for Moreton Kids Festival
Words by Kylie Knight

Moreton Kids Festival is Good to Go and set to transform Pine Rivers Park into the ultimate (COVID Safe) kids’ world on October 18.

With a Queensland Health-approved COVID Safe plan, the event will have five worlds of fun plus a visit from a very special British guest.

Returning for its fourth year, Moreton Kids Festival is committed to safely providing fun for kids of all ages. The KidsFest event team has worked hard to ensure the event’s COVID Safe plan was approved in time for the tickets to go on sale on September 4.

Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT) CEO Shane Newcombe says: “we have confirmed some exciting activities and workshops, that are all COVID Safe and can’t wait to see all the smiling faces enjoying the festival fun in a year that hasn’t been much fun for the kids.

“The festival is full of fun whilst ensuring the safety of all the children, their families, event staff and volunteers that walk through the gates on October 18,” Mr Newcombe explained.

Green light for Moreton Kids Festival

Program packed with fun

Moreton Bay Regional Mayor Peter Flannery says this year may look a little different to the previous three festivals but with the packed program of fun, it will be a day out for the whole family that won’t disappoint.

“Kids Fest is always one of the biggest events on the local calendar, but this year it takes on a whole new importance. We've all felt the impacts of coronavirus, especially our kids who've been having to learn to play inside or distanced from their friends,” he says.

“This year's event is bursting back onto the events scene bigger and better than ever, with fun and entertainment everywhere you look in Pine Rivers Park. We have five interactive zones to enjoy, offering activities for kids of all ages and interests.”

The five worlds of fun are back this year, so whether your kid is artsy, sporty, scientific, adventurous, techy or loves nature we’ve got them covered at this year’s KidsFest.

There’ll be a program full of live stage shows, interactive workshops, rides, food trucks and market stalls. KidsFest has something for everyone.”

There will be live entertainment throughout the day on the Strathpine Centre Main Stage, including Peppa and George Pig who will perform two live shows.

Green light for Moreton Kids Festival

Explore five worlds of fun

Brisbane Kids Fun Kids is a whole world dedicated to providing kids with FREE rides all day long.

Nudgee College Creative Kids is designed to inspire the whole family with plenty of arts and crafts activities as well as art installations.

Sesame Lane Active Kids is the place to jump around and get moving with a series of fun outdoor activities.

Green Kids is a world for growing your little one’s green thumbs and learning about the environment. This year Green Kids will also host the Rotary Redcliffe Sunrise Enviro Expo

Innovative Kids is brought together by Innovate Moreton Bay, and in this world, kids will learn to think outside of the box with augmented reality, robotics, and drones to excite your little ones.

Green light for Moreton Kids Festival

Being COVID Safe

There will be plenty of hand sanitiser stations and adequate space for social distancing throughout the event. If you are feeling unwell, or have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, or you have travelled overseas or to a declared hotspot in the last 14 days please DO NOT attend this event.

How to get your tickets

In the light of COVID restrictions, event goers are being encouraged to pre-purchase tickets online, where they can pre-fill their details for contact tracing.

To comply with local, state, and federal requirements, as a condition of entry to this event, everyone is required to provide contact details for each attendee in the event contact tracing is required.

Tickets to Moreton Kids Festival are on sale now online or tickets can be purchased at the entry gates.

Tickets online: $10 (+BF) adults, $5 (+BF) child/concession, $25 (+BF) family pass (2x adults & 2x children)

Tickets at the gate: $12 adults, $7 child/concession, $30 family pass (2 adults & 2 children)

For more information and ticketing details visit moretonkidsfestival.com.au

Green light for Moreton Kids Festival

Event details

What: Moreton Kids Festival

When: Sun 18 October

Time: 9am-4pm

Where: Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine

Moreton Kids Festival is proudly presented by Moreton Daily and supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council, Strathpine Centre, Brisbane Kids, Nudgee College, Sesame Lane & Innovate Moreton Bay.

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