Have A Day of Fun in the Sun at Australia Day in Redcliffe

Looking to spend Australia Day (26 January 2020) beachside? Look no further than Sutton’s Beach in Redcliffe! The calm water of Sutton’s Beach makes it a perfect location for a great day out with the kids.

The fun starts at 3:00 pm, with free beach activities and food trucks. Soak up the sunshine as you watch the kids play in the water and sand. Or have a fun time playing beach cricket, beach volleyball, and sack races. The little ones will be occupied with the dino eggs and spoon races.

Photo credit: Moreton Life Magazine

Enjoy live tunes with performances from Cheyne Starkie, sibling duo SeaNic Sounds, Space for Two, and The Bassline Studios Band until 8:00 pm. Then have an Aussie time seeing how fast you can eat a lamington without holding it. One of the highlights of this year’s event is the Lamington Eating Contest, which is back by popular demand. A round for kids starts at 4:00pm whilst another round for teens and adults begins at 5:00 pm.

Main Stage Program

3:10 pm Cheyne Starkie

4:00 pm Lamington Eating Competition (under 12 years)

4:15 pm SeaNic Sounds

5:00 pm Lamington Eating Competition (13+ years)

5:15 pm Space for Two

6:15 pm The Bassline Studios Band

This free, family-friendly is presented by Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT), and supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council and Moreton Life Magazine. Parking is available in Suttons Beach car park and surrounding streets.

Facilities at Sutton’s Beach

  • Patrolled swimming beach
  • Band rotunda
  • BBQs
  • Picnic shelters
  • Play equipment
  • Bikeways
  • Beach showers
  • Toilets
  • Disabled access

Redcliffe Celebrates Australia Day at Suttons Beach

A fun yet laid-back celebration awaits for this year’s Australia Day in Redcliffe!

Happening on Saturday, 26 January 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., this grand celebration at the dazzling golden sands of Suttons Beach will be filled with music, games, and activities that everyone will surely enjoy.

What to Expect

Be prepared to watch amazing performances from invited guests and bands, whilst savouring a tasty meal from a wide selection of food vendors. The Lamington Eating Competition will also take place, and it will be open for both kids and adults. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get our tummies ready for a bountiful feast!

Redcliffe Australia Day
Photo credit: Moreton Life Magazine / Facebook

If playing sports is what you are in for, you can spend the afternoon with a game of Beach Cricket and Beach Volleyball. Everyone can also make use of these free inflatables by the beach: Shark Slide, Dart Soccer, 3 in 1 Sports Game and Ninja Junior.

And finally, catch the spectacular fireworks display in the evening to cap off this one-of-a-kind Australia Day celebration.

Redcliffe Australia Day
Photo credit: Moreton Life Magazine / Facebook

Stage Programme

Time Performer
3:00 p.m. Official Event Welcome
3:10 p.m. James Tyler
4:00 p.m. Lamington Eating Competition (Under 12)
4:15 p.m. Asa Broomhall
5:00 p. m. Lamington Eating Competition (13+)
5:15 p.m. The Lighthearts
6:15 p.m. The Shine
8:00 p.m. Fireworks


Location Suttons Beach – 15 Marine Parade, Redcliffe


Cost Free entry

This event is presented and supported by the Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT) and the Moreton Bay Regional Council.