Saturday 3rd August 3 to 8pm

Varsity Winterfest is once more Presented by Varsity Lakes Community Limited, Supported by Councillor Hermann Vorster for Division 11 City of Gold Coast, Sponsored by Bendigo Bank Varsity Lakes & introducing our new Media Partner 100.6 Breeze FM  


‘Varsity Winterfest 2019’ is an experience like no other on the Gold Coast event calendar, so Break out your winter woolies, put on your beanies, scarves and join in the culture, food and fun times at Varsity Winterfest 2019 - AND IT'S ALL FOR FREE


This year’s Big Day will encompass a jam packed program starting at 3pm with a Festival the whole family can enjoy.


From 3 to 6pm we will have ‘VARSITY ACTIVE’ full of Fun, Active & Healthy activities for all ages, ‘STREET FEST’ with street art, singing, dancing, stilt walkers, buskers, food, musical entertainment on the Bendigo Street Stage, jumping castles, loads of kids activities, plus the ever popular ‘VARSITY’S GOT TALENT’ Contest, ..............and much more.


At 6pm it will be time to move across Lakeside to grab your spot ready to watch and listen to Emma Lancaster followed by the main attraction - the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra


To close proceedings there will be a community fireworks Extravaganza sponsored by the Bendigo Community Bank of Varsity Lakes at approximately 8pm.


Varsity Winterfest is a completely FREE EVENT which will bring Varsity Lakes alive with activities for businesses, the young at heart, the cultured, and for families and friends.


So SAVE THE DATE and don’t miss this incredible & unique local event.

SATURDAY AUGUST 3rd - 2 to 8pm


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Varsity Winterfest is Proudly Brought to you by

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Major Sponsor

Presented By

Proud MEDIA Partner

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VARSITY 'Street Fest'

Theme: music, food, family, fun & entertainment
Time 3 to 6pm

What's Happening?

VARSITY 'Active'

Theme: Fun, Active & Healthy (For all ages)
Time 3 to 6pm

What's Happening?

VARSITY'S 'Got Talent'

Theme: Dancing, Singing, Juggling, Performing
Time 3 to 6pm

What's Happening?

SYMPHONY 'By the Lake'

Theme: Varsity Variety             
Time: 6 to 8pm

What's Happening 


Contact Us

Want to Be Involved in Varsity Winterfest 2019 ?

Do you wish to be involved in Winterfest 2019?

Stall Holder, Local Business, Association, Church, OTHER ?

Download and read the Varsity Winterfest 2019 - Stallholder Application Form here............then Apply Online here.


Please have all documents ready.


VARSITY WINTERFEST supports local business and will be showcasing all of Varsity's fabulous Food Outlets such as our local Cafe's, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Fast Food Outlets and some local Shops based on Varsity Parade on the day


On this basis we do not require any food trucks or vans to apply !

If however you do provide Desserts (I.E. Ice Creams, Fairy Floss or any other Dessrt type treats), or if you feel you have a stall in Keeping with our Winterfest Theme please feel free to enquire above and we will get back to you asap with all the details.

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