❄5-7 July 2019❄
Snowflakes in Stanthorpe
Queensland's premiere winter festival
Grab your beanies, scarves and mittens and join the fun at Snowflakes in Stanthorpe 2019.
The coolest town in Queensland is gearing up to host thousands of visitors on a winter family holiday with a guaranteed chance of throwing snowballs.
Accommodation fills up quickly so visitors are encouraged to book early.
Friday 5th July 2019 →
Street stalls & entertainment
On Friday the 5th of July, the main street of Stanthorpe will be packed with great entertainers, demonstrations and activities. Rug up and enjoy the on stage performers, seasonal markets and incredible ice sculpture competition. The whole family is invited to join in on the street parade, the bocce rink, the jumping castles, the snowman toss and the whip cracking showcase. After 5pm, join the lantern parade winding its way to Stanthorpe’s newest icon the Big Thermometer. Enjoy the fireworks before seeking out the local restaurants and bars guaranteed to provide the warmest hospitality around.
Saturday 6th July 2019 →
Let it Snow! Join in the fun on Saturday 6th of July at the Stanthorpe Snowgrounds. The gates open at 9am and your ticket price includes a huge range of free activities including the massive snowfield (with under 8’s area), on stage entertainment, fashion parade, movies, giant snowglobes, facepainting, climbing wall, enchanted forest, jumping castles, petting zoo and ‘snow’ much more. Wander the winter markets, indulge in the international food fest and relax in the local wine and beer marquee. The ice skating rink will be available until 7pm at an extra cost per session. The evening ends with a fireworks spectacular and bonfire.
Sunday 7th July 2019 →
On Sunday 7th of July head back to the Stanthorpe Snowgrounds for more great activities. The ice skating rink will be open from 9am and there will be plenty more snow! There are two choices early on Sunday. For the adventure seekers, the Iceman Challenge will set your heart racing and Frostys Fun Run will ensure your youngest are challenged before hitting the snowfields.
For those who prefer a slower start, and maybe a coffee, the Historic Vehicle and Machinery Display will be ready to show off their shiny motors. The market stalls will be open from 9am to 2pm and all of the childrens activities will be back. On stage entertainment continues all day.