Holiday Fun


Looking for things to do during the school holidays? We’ve bundled together some ideas to get you started! Make the most of the beautiful winter days and explore the great activities, workshops, and shows happening across the Gympie region. 

Holiday fun

Holiday Fun

Rally Gympie Region

Start you engines Gympie Region because a weekend of revving good fun is coming your way...With three days of high-octane action there is something for everyone, not just motoring enthusiasts. Returning once again is Gympie’s largest street party Winter Trees, featuring Wheels on Mary, and the iconic KickAss Rally Village at the Gympie showgrounds.To mark the third year of Rally Gympie Region, we’re thrilled to announce a huge concert taking place on Saturday night as a highlight of this year’s KickAss Rally Village festivities. This year’s Rally Gympie Region is not to be missed.

Head to Visit Gympie Region for more information Rally Gympie Region (


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Studio Trails - Discover Art in Gympie and the East with Studio Trails

Join us for an exciting family adventure through Gympie and the East on July 6th and 7th. Over these two days, local artists will open their studio doors, offering a unique glimpse into their creative processes. From blacksmithing to textile art, you'll encounter a diverse range of artistic talents.

Bring the kids and ignite their imaginations with live demonstrations and interactive workshops hosted by the artists throughout the weekend. It's the perfect opportunity to inspire creativity and explore the vibrant local art scene together. Head to  6 & 7 July | Trail 1 | Gympie and the East – Gympie Regional Council for more information and the map of the trail.

Holiday fun

Holiday funFree Family Fun

Our Winter School Holiday Program welcomes families to join us at the Castle of Tarragindi, where children can let their imaginations run wild as they explore the surprising delights of grotesque design. Children and families are invited to explore decorative and ornamental traditions as they create vibrant vessels and monster portraits, inspired by the work of Natalya Hughes.

Where: Gympie Art Gallery, 39 Nash Street Gympie

Age: All ages. Parents must stay with your children.

Date and Time: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10am-1pm

Cost and bookings: Free. No bookings required.


School holidaysChildren's Wand Workshop

Inspired by the exhibition 'Finders Keepers' by Nora Hanasy, children will create their own wands and assemblage art from natural materials, wire and other ephemera.

Where: Gympie Art Gallery, 29 Nash Street Gympie

Age:  Suitable age 5-15 years.

Date and time: Friday 28th June and 5th July, 10am-12pm

Cost and bookings: 15pp purchase tickets here


Friendship braceletsFriendship Bracelet Making 

Grab some friends and head to the library and make some friendship bracelets.

Where: Tin Can Bay Library, 47 Tin Can Bay Road, Tin Can Bay

Age: Ideal for ages 5-12 years.

Date and time: Thursday, 27 June, 9.30am-10.30am

Cost and bookings: Bookings essential. Book here Friendship Bracelet Making | Gympie Library (


Holiday funBlast Off

Go on adventure through the solar system with craft and activities inspired by Give me some space by Philip Bunting.

Where: Kilkivan Library, 31 Bligh Street, Kilkivan

             Imbil Library, 125 Yabba Road, Imbil

Age: Ideal for ages 5-8 years.

Date and time: Tuesday, 2 July 1pm-2pm (Kilkivan)

                          Wednesday, 3 July 1pm-2pm (Imbil)

Cost and bookings: Bookings essential. Book below. 

Kilkivan - Blast Off | Gympie Library (

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Holiday funPaint your own Window Cling

Paint your own colourful window cling to decorate your bedroom. 

Where: Goomeri Library

Age: Ideal for ages 3-12 years.

Date and time:  Wednesday, 3 July 10am – 11am

Cost and bookings: Bookings essential. Book here Paint your own Window Cling | Gympie Library (


Holiday FunFamily Trivia Night

Gather your family and friends for an evening of Family Trivia.

Will your team be the new Trivia Champions?

Where: Gympie Library

Age: Suitable for all ages.

Date and time: Thursday, 4 July 5pm-6pm

Cost and bookings: Bookings essential. Book here Family Trivia Night | Gympie Library (


Holiday fun

Holiday FunPlaygrounds

There is no shortage of playgrounds within the Gympie region that’s for sure. Pack a picnic or kick a football around. With over 50 parks to choose from you’re spoilt for choice.

To find your closest park visit, Council Parks – Gympie Regional Council




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River to Rail Trail

Stretching for 9km of sealed and unsealed pathways, the River to Rail Trail is the perfect spot for a little explorer. Catering to the whole family including our fury friends, you’ll be able to discover natural landscapes and native wildlife.

Visit for more information.





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