Queensland is known to be a haven for holiday makers who are in the mood for action packed adventures, or something more relaxing during public holiday time 2012 Qld. With so much to see and do, it is no wonder that many frequent either the Gold Coast with its world class nightclubs, or other well known attractions like Brisbane, Noosa, Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, Fraser Island, Gladestone, etc.
Whether your interest lies in being involved in sports and adventure, arts and culture, the city and its entertainment, wildlife, food and wine, or simply being a spectator during various events like the Quicksilver Pro Surf competitions and the Gold Coast Airport marathon, you are sure to find plenty to do while on holiday in Qld during 2012. It is best to make sure about the dates of the upcoming public holidays in Queensland.
Dates For Public Holidays 2012 Qld
The dates that public holidays are celebrated in 2012 Queensland follow down below. This would be the time that you could expect to see more than the usual crowd in Queensland.
New Year’s Day – 02 Jan 2012
Australia Day – 26 Jan 2012
Good Friday – 06 April 2012
Easter Saturday – 07 April 2012
Easter Monday – 09 April 2012
Anzac Day – 25 April 2012
Labour Day – 07 May 2012
Bank Holiday – 6 Aug 2012
Royal Queensland Show – 08 Aug 2012
Exhibition Holiday Brisbane – 15 Aug 2012
Queen’s Birthday – 1 Oct 2012
Christmas Day – 25 Dec 2012
Boxing Day – 26 Dec 2012
Top Popular Events in Queensland
You can be sure that visitors come to Queensland to experience the best of Australia like the sunny beaches, tasty barbecues, beautiful wilderness, cold beer and good friendships enjoyed by all. Some of the top attractions to visit during public holidays 2012 Qld include Brisbane, Cairns and the Gold Coast. Many popular events are being held here.
The Cairns Street Busker Festival
Hosted from 14 September through 19 September 2012, the Cairns Street Busker Festival will astound both locals and tourists alike as it will be chock full of fun filled events that will provide hours of entertainment ranging from street shows, comedy shows, 3D chalk art, the late night Buskers Burlesque, and arts workshops and performances.
Acclaimed international artists joined by Australian artists will start of the Brisbane festivals with a bang, running from 7 September through 28 September 2012. Visitors to Queensland during public holidays and other holiday time will get to enjoy a programme full of visual arts, circus performances, contemporary music, classical music, opera, dance and theatre across various venues in Brisbane.
Pan Pacific Masters Games 2012
More than 11,000 participants from various parts of Australia will get together to engage in more than 41 different sports at the Gold Coast in Qld 2012. This major event will be from 3 November through 11 November 2012. Visitors from countries all over the world will be coming to witness this spectacular event. Participants only need to meet the age requirement in order to participate in a variety of sports. Early bird entries for this event
close on 31 August 2012
Tourists will enjoy all the action as well as endless entertainment such as fun games, street-side performances, and live music shows. Various local shopping venues will be showcasing souvenirs that is unique to Australia that visitors can take with them when they leave in commemoration of some of the spectacular events held at the Gold Coast.
This is your one chance to form new friendships as you get to meet people from various parts of the world while enjoying fine cuisine at some of the popular cafes, bars and restaurants that are situated nearby the sports stadiums used for the Pan Pacific Masters Games. It is clear to see why this area is frequented by visitors to Australia during public holidays 2012 Qld (Queensland) and other popular time periods.