‘What’s On’- Australia Day in the Tweed Shire for Families
Australia Day is nearly here, and what better part of the world to celebrate how lucky we are in this country than our own gorgeous backyard here in the Tweed Shire?!
We’re spoiled for choice when it comes to beaches, picnic areas and pools, and our communities sure know how to throw a party. We’ve complied a list of fun, family friendly events that would love to welcome you to celebrate Australia Day with them. Read on for more details …
‘What’s On’- Australia Day Tweed Shire
Where: Seagulls Club
When: 26 JANUARY – 28 JANUARY
Why: Australia Day Weekend
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT all weekend. Friday Jan 26: Dan McCoy @ 5pm, followed by Angels, Oils, Divinyls Show @ 8pm. Saturday Jan 27: Come On Aussie Band @ 8pm. Sunday Jan 28: Steven Michael @ 3:00pm followed by Eureka Funk Band @ 3:30pm.
FREE AUSSIE ACTIVITIES for the whole family – jumping castle, thong throwing, crab racing (Friday only).
And AUSSIE food favourites – Damper, Pavlova, Stone & Wood Gelato and VEGEMITE pizza!
What: Australia Day in Tyalgum
Where: Tyalgum Village
When: 26 JANUARY @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Why: Australia Day in Tyalgum is a great day to see the village come together and celebrate our nation. The traditional events like the Australia Vs India Cricket match on Bruce Bartrim Oval will be taking place as well as the morning Street Parade. There will be Market stalls and live music through the village on the day. Local Cafe/restaurant Flutterbies celebrates 12 years of operation and local Australia Day awards will be given at a ceremony at the Tyalgum Hall. Come and join the fun!
Where: Burringbar Sports Club and Grounds
When: 26 JANUARY @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Why: You are all invited to come to a Family Fun Day celebrating with Burringbar and District for Australia Day 2018 at the Burringbar Sports Club and Grounds. Proudly supported by Tweed Shire Council. A full program of fun and laughter. A great FAMILY day starting full of traditional fun games and a giant waterslide to keep cool.
Where: Twin Towns
When: 26 JANUARY @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Why: The Tweed Shire Australia Day Awards will be presented at this celebration. Award categories include: •Arts and Culture •Citizen of the Year •Community Event of the Year •Sporting Achievement •Volunteer of the Year •Young Achiever in Community Service The Mayor, Cr Katie Milne will also conduct the official Citizenship Ceremony welcoming over 40 new citizens to the Tweed.
Where: Lions Park
When: 26 JANUARY @ 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Why: Kingscliff Lions organise this breakfast for members of the Kingscliff community and visitors.Breakfast served from 7am. Flag raising ceremony, entertainment and Aussie games.
Where: Brian Breckenridge Field
When: 26 JANUARY @ 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Why: Free community BBQ breakfast, awards presentation, musical entertainment, craft workshops and “Aussie” inspired family activities prior to traditional cricket challenge. This event is free and alcohol free.
More Australia Day Tips from Families Magazine – Gold Coast …
- Picnic Spots on the Gold Coast
- Best Dog Parks and Beaches on the Gold Coast
- Things to do on the Gold Coast with Kids
- Ploughman’s Platter with Whipped Feta Dip Recipe
Whatever you do, we wish you a safe happy and healthy day celebrating all the good things about this beautiful country where we live. Happy Australia Day!