The event and the supporting pop up stalls, entertainment and music, cultural and craft events, children’s activities, rides and amusements have become the foremost community event for Gordonvale and surrounding areas, growing every year since its inception in 1959.
Festival activities include the main event, The Great Pyramid Race, as well as other sporting activities including a 6.2 kilometre Race to the Base and a 1,800 metre Race around Alley Park (for competitors from 10 years of age), and a Charity Fun Run for all ages.
There will also be a diverse selection of performers, musicians, workshops and roving entertainers to keep the crowds enthralled. This year sees great representation from local businesses, organisations, school groups and individuals – all committed to showcasing the unique community of Gordonvale.
The event, held on the second weekend in August annually, is attended by up to 8,000 spectators (local, interstate and international), making it one of the largest and most vibrant events in the region.
Venue: Alley Park, 47-69 Sheppards Street, Gordonvale