Diamondvale cottages are the perfect place to stay when attending the Stanthorpe street festival.

Granite Belt Events

The Granite Belt is mecca of activity all year long and is home to numerous events including specialised degustation dinners, Winemaker showcases and harvest festivals. Check out what is happening with the latest Granite Belt events when you are in town below.

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Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May

Grazing the Granite Belt

One weekend in May and November each year is the golden opportunity for wine and food lovers to snap up ONE TICKET for the best way to taste Granite Belt Wine Country’s cellar doors, breweries and cafes with access to a bunch of VENUES and UNLIMITED USE OF BUSES on a loop.

Tickets on sale soon

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Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June

Granite Belt Grunt and Grind Fest 2024

The gravity enduro is a next-level mountain biking experience. It’s an adrenaline – charged multi-stage race format designed around a series of uphills and exhilarating timed downhill sections. Cruise to the top of the hill, then bomb down as fast as you can.

There will be 5 timed stages and you can do them as many times as you like and your fastest time will count on each stage. This event will be at Mt Marley from 9am 2nd June.

Then there is a trail run at Broadwater State Forest. Starting on the 1st June at 2pm at the Granite Belt Brewery.

night sky captured over creek banks and large gum trees

Saturday June 8th from 4pm

Astro Photography Workshop

Learn the essentials of astrophotography under the expert guidance of Jason Ng. From camera settings to practical tips, this workshop is tailored for both beginners and enthusiasts looking to enhance their skills.

With a background spanning over a decade in photography, Jason specialises in capturing the beauty of the night sky.

Workshop being held at Diamondvale Estate, includes tuition, theory & technique discussions, welcome drink and grazing platter.

Accommodation packages also available.

Large room filled with many people, wearing christmas attire and enjoying themselves

Saturday 20th & 27th July

Christmas in July at Granite Belt Brewery

Stanthorpe & the Granite Belt reputation as Queensland coldest town, makes it the perfect location to celebrate Christmas in July.

Head to the Granite Belt Brewery for a traditional three-course Christmas dinner in the cosy cedar-walled restaurant (complete with log fire). You’ll be greeted by one of the friendly team with a complimentary welcome drink.  You will love the live entertainment throughout the dinner and there’s even a visit from Santa!  This event is open to all the family, so capture the Christmas spirit in July at Granite Belt Retreat & Brewery.

Christmas in July is one of the most popular annual events at the Brewery so book your tickets early.

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Saturday 16th November

Stanthorpe Berry Festival

Get ready for an absolutely berrylicious time at the Stanthorpe Berry Festival held in Weeroona Park. The excitement is palpable as the berry crew gears up to tantalize your taste buds with an unforgettable culinary experience.

Tickets on sale from August 1st.

Young children on mound of snow riding sled

4th – 6th July 2025

Snowflake Festival

Snowflakes in Stanthorpe is Queensland’s unmatched winter festival that will take place in Stanthorpe.

Grab your beanies, scarves and mittens and join the fun at Snowflakes in Stanthorpe.

The coolest town in Queensland is gearing up to host thousands of visitors on a winter family holiday with a guaranteed chance of throwing snowballs.

Want to spend a day exploring? Download our Granite Belt Tourist Drive Guide here that includes a little bit of everything. Nature, attractions, food and wine and something for the kids too.