Ratu Lewis | On 01, Jul 2013
The Teneriffe Festival hits new heights.
Saturday 6th July will see the Westpac Teneriffe Festival being held for its fourth year along the riverfront boardwalk and streets of Teneriffe.
The event is a free community celebration that is one of the biggest and most recognised street festivals in Brisbane, created to mark the areas rich heritage as a place in Brisbaneâ€™s history andÂ to promote Teneriffe as a great location to visit.
Each year the festival becomes bigger and better attracting around 30,000 people.
This year there will have something for everyone including Kids World, Tastes of Teneriffe, live entertainment, historical displays, arts, crafts and markets all designed to celebrate Teneriffeâ€™s rich history and heritage.
Stretching along Vernon Terrace and extending through to the riverfront park and the London laneways, this yearâ€™s festival will hold three main stages.
A street stage located in Vernon Terrace, which will host the official opening and a River Stage located in the riverfront parkland area.
Both stages will host a full line-up of live bands, entertainment and activities throughout the day and night.
The festival formally commences at 10.00am with the live sheep muster, before Her Excellency the Governor of Queensland, Penelope Wensley who will alsoÂ officially open the event.
Other main attractions will again include the Style Magazineâ€™s fashion precinct featuring the Infiniti Cars Fashion Parade, jazz stage, vintage markets and the Pork, Fork and Cork London Laneway.
Tracey Watkins from White Label Noba, will beÂ directing the fashion parade, showcasing some of the best local fashion talent, tickets available for exclusive seating next month.
Your taste buds will be ecstatic with the â€˜Tastes of Teneriffeâ€™, a collaboration of local restaurants once again offering a range of feasts for everyone.
Claret House, The London Club, Nant Whisky, Green Beacon Brewery, Alfred and Constance, ChilliWow, Yellow Tail Wines and Eves Pizza Bar are just to name a few that will offer a great diversity of food and beverages.
Jump on board the free historical bus tour leaving every hour throughout the day to discover the fascinating evolution of Teneriffe and its history.
Events throughout the day will build upon Teneriffeâ€™s vibrant history including sheep shearing, vintage car displays, historical jeeps and military machinery.
The kids will be entertained with the Noahâ€™s Farm, piglet races, sheep shearingÂ and sideshow attractions like laughing clowns, lucky ducks and fairy floss.
What:Â Westpac Teneriffe Festival
When:Â Saturday 6th July.Â 10.00am â€“ 10.00pm
Where:Â Vernon Terrace, Teneriffe
More Information:Â https://www.facebook.com/teneriffefestival?fref=ts