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Teneriffe Festival

Teneriffe Festival

| 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 Brisbane’s history and 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 Teneriffe’s rich history and heritage.

Stretching along Vernon Terrace and extending through to the riverfront park and the London laneways, this year’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 also officially open the event.

Other main attractions will again include the Style Magazine’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 be 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 ‘Tastes of Teneriffe’, 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 Teneriffe’s vibrant history including sheep shearing, vintage car displays, historical jeeps and military machinery.

The kids will be entertained with the Noah’s Farm, piglet races, sheep shearing and sideshow attractions like laughing clowns, lucky ducks and fairy floss.

The details: 

What: Westpac Teneriffe Festival

When: Saturday 6th July. 10.00am – 10.00pm

Where: Vernon Terrace, Teneriffe

Website: http://www.teneriffefestival.org/

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/teneriffefestival?fref=ts