The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, and Queensland’s spring fling festival season is in full swing! If you thought you had to wait until summer to soak up the music festival vibes, think again, we’ve found seven spring fling festivals happening throughout Queensland this month you’ll want to nab tickets to!
MUSHROOM VALLEY | 5 – 7 OCTOBER | WHITSUNDAYS
At the beginning of October, the Whitsundays will play host to Mushroom Valley Festival. With new age vibes, Mushroom Valley is more than just a festival: it’s a community! A place where you can learn, grow, and connect with like-minded people. This year’s line-up includes improvised electronica from Spoonbill, a mashup of techno, jazz, and hip hop from Doppel, and leading scene promoter De La Haye. All line-up, event and ticket info available HERE.
CRAFTED FESTIVAL | 6 OCTOBER | GOLD COAST
Taking place at Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach this 18+ event shines a spotlight on local brewers from the Gold Coast, South East Queensland, and interstate while also providing killer tunes. Kick back with a few drinks and enjoy the groovy sounds of Peach Fur, Rackett, Inigo and more! All line-up, event and ticket info available HERE.
RUSH FESTIVAL | 11 – 21 OCTOBER | GYMPIE
Celebrating arts and creative culture, Rush Festival offers an exhilarating program of music, visual arts, film, comedy, dance and concerts in the Gympie region! Taking place over 10 days, with more than 50 events at over 20 venues, the festival features a whopping 130+ performers. Some of our favourites include Queenslanders The Dennis Sisters, Mason Hope, Leonie Kingdom, and Daryl James! All line-up, event and ticket info available HERE.
BAYSIDE BLUES FESTIVAL | 13 OCTOBER | BRISBANE
What better way to spend a Saturday than at a family friendly music festival? Bayside Blues Festival also features food and market stalls, and encourages you to bring you own picnic blanket and camper chairs to enjoy the day from. The nonstop line-up includes Blues Arcadia, Minnie Marks, The Hipshooters, and BB Factory. It’s guaranteed to be a fun day out for everyone! All line-up, event and ticket info available HERE.
ELEMENTS FESTIVAL | 19 – 21 OCTOBER | SUNSHINE COAST
This isn’t just your average festival! Elements is dedicated to bringing an interactive experience to the Queensland masses, with this year’s oddities featuring a glow garden, hammock dome, and a wonderland of sculptural art just to name a few. Standout acts include the techno sounds of Brisbane babe AVAXA, progressive/psy trance mixer CommonGround, and Brisbane’s pillar of the drum n bass community, Operon. All line-up, event and ticket info available HERE.
ISLAND VIBE | 25 – 28 OCTOBER | NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND
Held annually on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), Island Vibe Festival is a multi-faceted celebration of Island culture and this year it includes workshops, art exhibits, circus, amazing food, and four stages to host over 80 acts! The festival’s sounds are a range of reggae, roots, soul, and electric. Featured acts include The Island Vibe Allstars, Sunny Side Up, and Paula Boo. All line-up, event and ticket info available HERE.
THE GRASS IS GREENER | 27 OCTOBER | CAIRNS
The Grass Is Greener Festival was created in Australia’s far north, an area seldom visited by big name artists. As a result, a love for home grown talent was born, which is now showcased through this roaring festival! It’s an all ages event, shaped by local suppliers and producers to create an unforgettable day for everyone involved. Artists performing include Xavier Mayne, Faure, and Dear Seattle. All line-up, event and ticket info available HERE.