Shire launches exciting 2023/24 Major Events Season

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2023 at 11:28:50 AM

With everything from sunset cinemas and community barbeques through to the much-anticipated Christmas Street Festival and Muddy Buddies, the Shire’s 2023/2024 Major Events calendar has something for everyone.

Launching last week, Shire President Councillor Michelle Rich said the depth and breadth of the events planned this year ensured a diverse mix of events for all ages to enjoy.

“We’ve listened to our community’s feedback and are excited to cater to a wide range of interests. All the events are designed to bring our community together, getting to know each other in fun, informal spaces throughout SJ.

The Major Events Guide hit letterboxes last week, highlighting the 19 major events scheduled. This will be the last year the Shire delivers to all letterboxes, instead transitioning to a digital guide which can be easily referenced throughout the year for those looking for something to do. Hard copy guides in future years will be available for those residents who don’t have access to a computer or prefer to receive a hard copy version.

All events are free and either run or supported by the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale. Our 2023/2024 Major Events are:

October 2023:

  • Jarrahdale Log Chop (1 October)
  • Community Night Festival (6 October) – an opportunity to connect with local Emergency Services and learn about bushfire readiness.
  • Breakfast & Ride to School (13 October)
  • State Showjumping Championships (21 October) at the Serpentine Jarrahdale Horse and Pony Club

November 2023:

  • Serpy Sunset Cinema (11 November)
  • Community BBQs in Oakford (7 November) and Keysbrook (30 November)

December 2023:

  • Byford Carols (2 December)
  • Christmas Street Festival (8 December)
  • Play in the Park (14 December) – the perfect end-of-year celebration for the whole family

January 2024:

  • Mundijong Community BBQ (18 January)
  • Australia Day Breakfast and Awards (26 January)

February 2024:

  • Serpy Sunset Cinema (17 February)
  • Darling Downs Community BBQ (21 February)

March/April 2024:

  • Harmony Night Festival (22 March)
  • Community BBQ in Whitby (26 March)
  •  Jarrahdale Community BBQ (19 April)
  • Anzac Day celebrations (25 April)

    May / June 2024:

    • Serpentine Community BBQ (16 May)
    • Muddy Buddies (29 June) – SJ’s most popular event returning bigger and better

    For detailed event information and to download the Major Events guide, click here.

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