Mary Street is having a Christmas Celebration and is inviting all residents and Businesses to come along and join in the party.
On Monday Evening the 15th and Monday 22nd December 5:00pm - 9:00pm.Over 40 Mary Street shops will be open for late night shopping. There will be street Entertainment Nativity scene at Gold City centre stage, Wine and Cheese tasting, roving Christmas carollers and horse and sleigh (cart) rides with Santa and Mrs Claus.
Local cafes will be open as well, so come along and make a night of it and support local business.
Kenilworth Celebrates! is an annual Town Festival, incorporating a Visual Arts Extravaganza and set in the Mary Valley 1920s Town of Kenilworth.
The Streets become alive with Street theatre, Buskers, Drummers and Musicians, Poets breakfast, Art Exhibitions and workshops, Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra performance and dinner and more.
Something for everyone, the Festival is set in a beautiful clean green part of Queensland, with amazing light, and in close proximity to rainforests , national parks,the Mary River and the Andy Goldsworthy sculpture in the Conondale Great Walk. There is plenty of camping available.
Visit the Cheese Factory, Galleries and Art shops, all set in a very small rural town. Come to the magical Sunshine Coast Hinterland to enjoy the beautiful scenery and a great Festival.
A full program of rodeo timed events start the day, attracting a large number of competitors.
Ring events include showjumping, led classes, hack classes and junior riding classes. Novelty events after the ring events finish are always very popular and attract many competitors.
Young beef handlers now have the opportunity to compete with their prime led cattle in the newly introduced Prime Beef Section. There are also open sections for Prime Beef Classes.
The annual Woodchop Event is a major draw on showday. This attracts competitors from far and near. It is quite a coup to win at the Mary Valley Wood Chop Event.
The Show Pavillion is packed to the rafters with produce displays, school childrens art and writing skills are beautifully presented. Craft, cooking, horticulture and hobby competitions ensure that there is plenty for all to see.
Outside, Side Show Ally is brimming with rides and fun for all ages. Market stalls, vintage cars and machinery, static displays, cottage craft, jewellery and ornaments and other displays that include live animals such as reptiles, farm animals, animal nursery to name a few fill the grounds to capacity.
There is always a fantastic choice of food and beverages and a licensed bar till late.