Apple & Grape Harvest Festival
The Stanthorpe Apple & Grape Harvest Festival (official organisation name: Stanthorpe Festival Association Inc.) is one of Queensland’s longest running and most successful Festivals! Voted Queensland’s 9th favourite Iconic Event/Festival during the Queensland Q150 Celebrations, the Festival is a “must do” on the Queensland events calendar. The biennial festival is a celebration of the Granite Belt region’s produce and booming wine industry.
We will take you and your taste buds on an unforgettable journey through your senses. Learn about some of the world`s rarest wine grape varieties and be guided through the origins, aromas and flavours of the most exotic wine styles in the world. Be guided by local winemaker and wine educator Mike Hayes as he will teach you about the finer points of wine evaluation.Between Sunday 25 February 2018 and Sunday 4 March 2018Stanthorpe RSL
“Banchetto Italiano: Celebrating Italian Culture on the Granite Belt” will be an afternoon filled with food, wine, fun and entertainment and will feature a four-course banquet lunch presented by chef Jason Costanzo and Glen Nocente, with Italian entertainment by accordionist Robert Grant and local performers. Banchetto Italiano is sponsored by Golden Grove Estate, chef Jason Costanzo, Ballandean Estate Wines, I & L Rizzato & Sons and Nicoletti Orchards.Sunday 25 February 2018Stanthorpe International Club
Black Toyota Gala Ball on Friday 2 March 2018 “It’s Divine - It’s Cocktail Time!” Time: Doors open 6.30pm, 7pm to 1am Dress: Cocktail/Black Tie Catering: Finger food and supper provided Music: Non-Stop entertainment with “Lets Dance Band” and “Bassline”Friday 2 March 2018Stanthorpe Civic Centre
This 5km run starts in the centre of town and works its way up the terrain of Mt Marlay and back down again. Categories Queen of the Mountain (women aged 15+) King of the Mountain (men aged 15+) Junior Queen of the Mountain (girls 14 and under) Junior King of the Mountain (boys 14 and under) More info: http://www.appleandgrape.org/events/2018/3/3/mt-marlay-fun-runSaturday 3 March 2018Power Tynan Office
Young and old will dance the night away in this fun bush dance, featuring the Ridgee Didge Bush Band. Entry will be $15 per person and $30 per family. There will be a sausage sizzle from 6.30pm and the dancing starts at 7.30pm. This event is supporting the festival & local chaplaincy services.Saturday 24 February 2018Stanthorpe Civic Centre