Creative Kidz
Presented by Goodstart Early Learning
In Association with Hutchinson Builders

Saturday 14 April
3pm - 9pm
Brisbane to Ellenborough Street & d'Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich Central
Road closures information

Family-friendly entertainment, interactive workshops, craft design, robotics, tech-fun and music transforms the city centre into an exciting performance space of imagination, education and enjoyment for the young at heart! Festival favourites are back with Plaster Fun House, Yellow Cabs Face Painting Factory, Sandart, Terrarium making, and so much more!

Channel Nine Queensland Hot Desk

Channel Nine Queensland are bringing the studio to you! Sit behind a real news desk and stare down the camera while showing off your best reporter skills.

Ace Aviation

Ever wanted to fly a drone through an obstacle course? Or learn more about the future of drone technology? Take the opportunity to fly a professional drone through a pilot training course and test your skills with the help of some of Queensland's best drone pilot trainers.

3D Printing with Steph Piper

Fascinated by 3D printing and modelling? Steph Piper shows off the magic of 3D printing and explores capabilities with current technologies.

Goodstart Early Learning Toddler Lounge

Rest, relax and rejuvenate in the Toddler Lounge presented by Goodstart Early Learning. Take some time out of the hustle and bustle and enjoy some learning and playful activities that will entertain your toddler while you get to put your feet up and enjoy the serenity (for a little bit at least).

Stem, Coding and Robotic Workshops with Canterbury College

Combining fun and educational activities, Canterbury College will hold STEM and Lego Mindstrom coding and Robotic workshops. Showcasing their custom built Alpha robots with dance, soccer and maze demonstrations.

Main State Entertainment

There is loads of fun to be had with St. Edmunds College DJ, the Ipswich West State School Choir, 88 Dance Group, and performing live is the creative, engaging, and interactive The Magical Bubble Show.

Extreme VR

Immerse yourself in an adventure out of this world. Visit the future of gaming VR and AI technology through an interactive and mind blowing virtual experience!

Elements Collective

The EC crew will be running multiple workshops for children from as young as 6 months old to teenage years, exploring creativity and rhythm through dance and movement.

Mix It Up! DJ Workshops

Make some noise and learn to mix, scratch and juggle with DJ Bacon! Bring along a USB loaded with bangers and mix your own tunes!

Reverse Garbage

Share your passion for the planet through a variety of hands-on and engaging workshops using recycled material. Puppet making: 3pm - 5pm. Interactive Pipe Percussion: 7pm - 9pm.


Daytime activities: Create a colourful funky textured bird collage or a colourful and vibrant Dream Web inspired design using a range of 2D and 3D media.

Night time activities: Prepare some cool wearable glow masks, funky necklaces and groovy headwear using a fun combo of glow sticks and fun glow in the dark media.

Street Art with David Houghton

Renowned Street Artist David Houghton paints a live mural at 5pm, transforming the Uniting Church laneway into a specifically curated materpiece. Kids have the opportunity to test their aerosol skills in an interactive street art demonstration.

Lismore Lanterns

Once again the extremely popular lantern making workshop will be held from 3pm and 5pm. So make sure you have your lantern masterpiece glowing starlight-bright for the Parade.

Goodstart Early LearningHutchinson BuildersAce Aviation
Channel 9 QueenslandCity of IpswichHeritage BankSt Andrews Ipswich Private Hospital