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Amusement Ride Hire Brisbane

Are you looking for amusement rides for hire in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Ipswich or the Sunshine Coast? If so, this directory is a listing of the biggest and best fairground Ride Operators in South-east Queensland. Jubilee Entertainment and Funfair Amusement Rides supply first-class carnival rides and attractions. DCC Events are your interactive entertainment specialists featuring the Bungee Trampoline and Mini Golf.

Arrow Amusements specialise in rides and attractions for the littlies, such as the Trackless Train, Merry-Go-Round and Mini Swings. Buckleys Amusements offer a wide range of rides and games, along with Mobile Food Vans. For Interactive Entertainment, check out Outdoor Amusements Mobile Rock Climbing Wall.

By dealing with a professional amusement operator, you are assured of receiving the very best equipment, supplied in a reliable, presentable and safe manner.

Brisbane has a wide variety of carnival attractions available for hire, to suit all type of special events. Thrill seekers who have the need for speed, will find the adrenaline-pumping action of the major amusements hard to beat. Have the ride of your life on the Hurricane, Round Up, Miami Trip, Paratrooper, Cha Cha, Dodgems Cars and more!

The whole family will enjoy a wonderful mix of quality attractions with thrill levels on the milder side. The Super Slide, Tea Cups, Rock Climbing Wall, Laser Skirmish and the Wave Swinger are some of the most popular amusements going 'round.

The Littlies can get their fun fix too. Carnival classics such as the Mini Swinger, Trackless Train and Jumping Castle will guarantee hours of family enjoyment for all age groups.

Whether you are organising a school fete, community fair, street festival, or family fun day - fairground rides and attractions are a fantastic form of entertainment and help create the carnival atmosphere that all special events thrive on.

Fetes, Fairs and Festivals Directory

If your organisation is organising a Special Event, there no better way of promoting the day, than on the national Fetes Fairs and Festivals website. Listings can be made free of charge, and cover all major cities and regional areas in Australia. The Fetes Fairs and Festivals directory is also a fabulous source of Special Event details, for those looking for fun, excitement, fine food, wonderful entertainment and a great day out for all.

Services and Suppliers

For those planning to hold a Fete, Fair, Festival or Special Event, the Services and Suppliers directory may be of assistance. From Mobile Food and Drink Vendors to Fireworks Displays; Face Painters to Stage Hire; Laser Skirmish to Rock Climbing Walls - links to a wide range of industry related services are easily located on this web page.

DISCLAIMER: The administrators of this web page gives no warranty as to abilities of Amusement Ride operators, insurance of Amusement Ride operators and the accuracy of the information contained on this/or their website/facebook page. Each individual is encourage to make their own enquiries with whichever Amusement Ride operators they choose.

South-East Queensland Events

Queensland's wonderful year round weather, creates the perfect setting for a wide variety of community events, held throughout the entire Sunshine State. Many of Queensland's biggest and best Special Events, are held right here in the Great South East, and feature fabulous food, wonderful entertainment, awesome fun and enjoyment for the whole family.

Check out our list of some of the most popular Fetes, Fairs, Festivals and Shows held in the region, and enjoy all of what Brisbane's great outdoors has to offer.

Redcliffe Sails Festival

The Redcliffe Sails Festival is a colourful seaside celebration of all things Easter and nautical. Head down to Suttons Beach on Good Friday to catch a special visit from the Easter Bunny and get the best view of the yachts from the annual Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race as they sail along the Peninsula. You can be guaranteed a fantastic day of family fun with something for everyone. The festival is free to attend and there’s plenty for you to do on a tight budget with stalls, activities, carnivals rides, food and more

Ipswich Show

The Ipswich Show has a proud tradition in farming and bringing people together. Running for three days in May, the Show starts with the Ipswich public holiday on the Friday and concludes on the Sunday. Held at the Ipswich Showgrounds - 81 Warwich Road, Ipswich - the annual show features a program full of fun events and family entertainment to ensure that everyone has a great day out. Come along and enjoy all of the traditional show favourites including the biggest and best rides in sideshow alley, showbags, carnival games, roving performers, an international food court, fireworks and much more!

Brookfield Show

The Brookfield Show brings the country to the city featuring traditional country show entertainment and events. Held annual in May at the Brookfield Showground - 550 Brookfield Road, Brookfield - show activities begin on Thursday before the show when the art, photography, needlework and woodwork competitions reveal their winners. Show Friday is known as District Day because the horse events are limited to local riders, horses and owners. The action winds up in Sideshow Alley after school Friday afternoon with a rodeo and live music in the Happy Hour Bar. Show Saturday and Sunday see a full program of ring events, sideshow entertainment, with all pavilions open to visitors and judging of various competitions including horticulture, poultry,waterfowl and guinea pigs. The program includes fireworks Saturday evening and live music Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. The Brookfield Show is a great opportunity for kids and grown-ups alike to experience the fun and adventure of a show without the expense and crowds of the Brisbane Ekka.


The Paniyiri Greek Festival is an annual kaleidoscopic cultural explosion legendary with over 50,000 Greeks and honorary Greeks flocking to Musgrave Park, South Brisbane for this magnetic festival. More than 30 food stalls will showcase the tastes, recipes and secrets of food from all corners of Greece while on the main stage famous Greek dances the Zorba, Sirto, Kalamatiano and Sousta, performed to music performed on traditional Greek instruments including the bouzouki, tarabuka, lira and laouto are enjoyed by Greeks and non-Greeks alike in a wonderful cross cultural celebration. The festival will host over 20 hours of entertainment over the weekend, and the Greek Club will be a hive of activity with the popular traditional Greek cooking more

Caboolture Show

The show is rolling back into town this year! Held at the Caboolture Showgrounds - 140 Beerburrum Rd, Caboolture - all the traditional attractions will be there including show jumping, tent pegging, a massive rodeo along with cattle, goats, poultry and birds, plus a world class dog show featuring some Australian and international champions. All the fun of the fair can be had in Side Show Ally in full swing with carnival rides, games and entertainment galore. Everything from dodgems, the ferris wheel, laughing clowns, shooting galleries, jumping castles and the big rides will be there for your enjoyment. A full range of food will be available from old favourites such as Dagwood Dogs and Fairy Floss to healthy alternatives from a full range of vendors as well as hearty sit down country style meals available in the dining hall. The Apex Bar will also be operating for the duration of the show. So, roll up roll up! Don't miss the best little country show that's right in town!

Sunshine Coast Show

It's our answer to the Ekka! 3 days of super show fun! The Biggest & Best EVER!. The Sunshine Coast Show delivers an exciting day out for the whole family bringing together country and city folk alike. Over the three day event you can expect to be wowed by a host of entertainment, competitions, show bags, exhibitions, mouth-watering food and fun. There's Carnival rides for all ages, Monster Trucks, Sideshow Games, Fireworks and much more!

Nambour Showgrounds, Coronation Ave, Nambour - For further details, please visit our website

Mudgeeraba Show

The Mudgeeraba Show has become a popular two-day event with shows, cooking & preserves, pet parades, cattle shows, school exhibit and a number of amusement rides for guests of all ages. Whether you want to explore the horticulture exhibits or the handicrafts, the Mudgeeraba show is a perfect venue for you to spend time with your family and friends.Held in the month of June or July, this show is a perfect setting to enjoy some country air and rural amusements. Guests from the cities can also buy fresh produce and locally made crafts of Mudgeeraba sold at this event venue. This fest also encourages local entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts to start and promote their business while showcasing their abilities and business skills.Come to this unique and charming venue to enjoy some rural amusement along with your whole family.

Mudgeeraba Showgrounds - Cnr Worongary and Mudgeeraba Rds, Mudgeeraba - For further details, please visit our website

Redcliffe Show

With a huge program of events over the three days, the Redcliffe Show is good value for money and a fun day out. Each day includes horse judging and showjumping, and poultry displays, arts and crafts, schoolwork displays, horticultural, animal nursery, feeding and shearing, cooking, needlework and woodwork, machinery restoration displays, as well as the Lollypop Clown wandering around. Other highlights often include Pig Racing, Speedcar demonstrations, Motocross, Fireworks and Monster Trucks. To top off the fun at the Redcliffe Show there are rides rides rides, showbags, showtime food vendors, and a great carnival atmosphere.

Redcliffe Showgrounds, Scarborough Road, Redcliffe - For further details, please visit our website

Samford Show

For a full-on weekend, the Samford Show hosts some great activities and events. There will be plenty to see and do, including gum boot throwing, woodchop, sheep shearing, helicopter flights, the Great Samford dog jump, live bands, fireworks, and much more. A dedicated Kids Zone will be available for kids to enjoy, and the kids themselves can participate in competitions, workshops, and races, to mention but a few. There's non-stop family entertainment throughout the weekend, which showcases all that Samford has to offer, and provides you with a snapshot of country life and the surrounding region. So plan on attending the Samford Show this July for a great weekend out.

Samford Showgrounds, Showgrounds Dive, Samford - For further details, please visit our website

Einbunpin Festival

The Einbunpin Festival is a celebration by and for the community about those things that make the Sandgate district special - the village atmosphere, the environment and the diverse talents and cultures that make up the community. Held in the heart of Sandgate, the Festival is held around the lagoon and parkland in Brighton Road Sandgate. The day includes something for everyone - stalls, entertaining performances by locals, as well as games, carnival rides and activities.

Einbunpin Lagoon Parklands, Brighton Road Sandgate - For further details, please visit our website

Morningside Festival

The Morningside Festival is Brisbane's Southside's oldest community street fair, featuring a variety of street stalls, 30 plus entertainment events, kids rides and a high profile street parade. In recent years, it has become the keystone event for the local community, bringing local businesses, residents and community organisations together. As in previous years, the festival will be held on the last Sunday in July in Thynne Road, Morningside, providing a central, accessible location and a bright blue mid winter's day - the perfect combination for a successful street more

Pine Rivers Show

Let us entertain you! It's dagwood dog season on Brisbane's north side, so dust of those boots and get your 'oohs and ahhs' ready and head on over to Lawnton for the annual Pine Rivers Show. Bring the family for a jam packed fun filled weekend of food, entertainment, attractions, competitions, amusement rides and of course showbags!

Pine Rivers Showground - Gympie Rd, Lawnton. For further details, please visit our website

Brisbane EKKA

The Royal Queensland Show, or the Ekka as it is fondly known, holds a special place in Queensland's cultural heritage and in the hearts of all Brisbanites.The Ekka has returned with more fairy floss, heart-stopping rides, showbags and cultural attractions than you can imagine. The Ekka continues to be Queensland's biggest and most anticipated yearly event and still achieves its aim of connecting Queenslanders of all ages, from the country to the city and from all walks of life.To experience that magic of Ekka, head to the RNA Showgrounds to see animals up close, taste new flavours and immerse yourself in old favourites. You can create a memory with friends and family, the EKKA is a popular event for young and old.

RNA Showgrounds/Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills - For further details, please visit our website


This annual event is in celebration of the Muslim community in Brisbane and will be held at the Rocklea Showgrounds, Goburra Street, Rocklea. The day features lots of tents, market stalls and displays.Many rides will be available for enjoyment of kids and big kids. There will be delicious food for sale displaying the tempting culinary flavours of the many countries that make up the Muslim community in Brisbane. In addition to these food delights, there will be traditional takeaway festival foods. Come and celebrate with friends in a peaceful festival environment at the Rocklea Showgrounds.

Rocklea Showgrounds, Goburra Street, Rocklea - For further details, please visit our website

Rainbow Carnival

Held every year at Norm Buchan Park, Rainworth Road Bardon, the Rainbow Carnival has a huge range of stalls with preloved and new goods from clothes to toys, books and plants as well as great food. There are always really good coffee and lunch options with a gourmet food stall, cafe and bar on offer. While you're eating you can watch kids from the school sing and dance up a storm in the Rainworth's Got Talent stage show. For the kids there is a large array of amusement rides, games and attractions.

Norm Buchan Park, Rainworth Road Bardon - For further details, please visit our website

Gold Coast Show

The Gold Coast Show is a great event for the whole family. The range of things to see and do will keep everyone entertained. It's billed as the largest community event held on the Coast and the program of events includes: a free circus, fireworks display, showbags, slideshows and rides. The animal side offers horse events, dog show, goat competition and animal nursery. The homecraft displays show off the talents of Gold Coast residents alongside school displays and visual arts competitions. The woodchopping championship entrants will have their axes flying while the woodturners stand will have demos and beautifully crafted woodturned items for sale. Throw in food and evening entertainment and enjoy the holiday weekend.

Gold Coast Turf Club, Racecourse Drive, Bundall - For further details, please visit our website

Redcliffe Kitefest

The Redcliffe KiteFest is back and this year the festivities promise to be bigger and better than ever before. A spectacular display of colourful kites will fill the skies at the annual KiteFest. Pelican Park will showcase kites of all shapes and sizes as well as a jam-packed program including spectacular sky shows from international kite flyers, four stages of entertainment and a mini Seafood and Wine festival. Popular kite flyers from Australia and around the world will show their skills at the year's festival. If you can tear yourself away from the kite shows check out the festival markets with hundreds of specialty art and crafts stalls on display as well as gourmet food stalls, live entertainment, kite making workshops and amusement rides. This year's Redcliffe Kitefest has all the ingredients for the perfect weekend activity. There will be food, fun, fireworks, entertainment and best of all, a world class display of kite shows celebrating the beautiful art and creativity of kite flying.

Pelican Park - Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf - For further details, please visit our website

Redlands Spring Festival

The Redland Spring Festival or Redfest is an annual music and cultural festival held in September at the Cleveland Showground - Long St, Cleveland, just 25 minutes east of Brisbane on beautiful Moreton Bay. This is one of Redland Bay's premier community events and features boasts musicians and artists from across the globe. From Friday through to Sunday, on the first weekend in Setember each year, the Redlands Showground becomes a spectacular blaze of colour, a symphony of beautiful sounds and celebration of our amazing community. RedFest offers an exciting mix of music, art, entertainment and strawberries. The Strawberry Eating Contest will take place on Saturday and Sunday in honour of the festival's heritage as the Redlands Strawberry Festival. Many of the world's best performers including singers, dancers, poets, artists, come to Redfest to entertain at multiple venues throughout the Redlands Showground. There's plenty to see and do for the children, with a wide range of activities such as Carnival rides, Sideshow Games, spectacular fireworks, the world famous Strawberry Eating Competition and the illuminating Lantern more.

Caboolture Multicultural Festival

The Caboolture Multicultural Festival is a day of Multicultural Entertainment with singing, dancing and performers from many different cultures.A free event with fun for all the family including activities, workshops, entertainment from performers from all over the world, food stalls, market stalls, information stalls, dancing and celebrating. pen up to a culturally diverse audience and learn more about exciting and different cultures.Delight in a fun filled day of multicultural entertainment with family and friends. Enjoy singing, dancing, and performances from many different cultures. Not forgetting the opportunity to savour great food, linger at art and crafts market stalls or take part in one of our many workshops or activities.

Caboolture Town Square - For further details, please visit our website

Ormeau Fair

The Annual Ormeau Lions Fair is on again this year, and known as the Northern Gold Coast's Mini Ekka, it attracts thousands of people daily with stacks of free entertainment on two stages. Primary and High schools compete for big dollar prizes with dance groups and the "battle of the big bands" with big prize money all donated by local businesses. Other highlights include classic cars, the VIP Dog Show, amusement rides and attractions, local displays and a huge fireworks display on the Saturday night. Held at Brien Harris Oval/Peachey Rd, Ormeau - admission to the fair is FREE, and entertainment kicks off at 8am each more

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is a cultural party featuring floral parade, food, wine, entertainment and all things spring! So come along and entice your senses at their iconic Grand Central Floral Parade, Ergon Energy Flower, Food and Wine Festival, Heritage Bank Live Concert Series, Fairground Rides and Attractions, Kids Day Out and many more...Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers


The annual Brisbane Oktoberfest is held over at the RNA Showgrounds/Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills over two weekends in October and is billed as the largest German Festival in Australia. This is your opportunity to celebrate all things German with plenty of culture, traditions and of course the fabulous food and beer on offer. Oktoberfest is not just for adults as there is plenty on offer for the 'kinder' (children) with carnival rides, the animal farm and traditional Kasperltheater-style puppet show providing good family more

Jacaranda Festival

The annual Goodna Jacaranda Festival draws 55,000 visitors over three days of fabulous family fun. Come along for a great weekend of fine food, entertainment and celebration with 40 food stalls, bands, dancers, stage shows, stalls, amusement rides, carnival games, fireworks and the popular A Quest for Talent contest. Held in October at Evan Marginson Park - Woogaroo St, Goodna - this is a popular event for the whole family with much to see and do for all more

Manly Halloween Party

Want to dress up as all things spooky? Then head down to Manly Harbour Village on Saturday November 1 for the Annual Halloween Street Party. The events goes all day and into the evening with amusement rides open from 11am, and market stalls and food stalls from noon. Originally a small community event started by the local traders, the event has grown to attract several thousand to watch or take part in the parade. Following the Parade the entertainment continues on the two stages with also a Movie in the Park from 7pm. The evening culminates with a fireworks display on the Bay at 9pm..

Manly Harbour Village - For further details, please visit our website

Pine Rivers Christmas in the Park

Celebrate the start of the festive season at the annual Pine Rivers Christmas in the Park. Festivities traditionally include Santa's Village featuring free Christmas craft workshops, White Ridge Farm Petting Zoo, face painting and of course the chance to meet the big man himself, Santa Claus. The Christmas celebrations begin at 4.30pm with Santa's magical arrival, followed by the commencement of our Christmas concert which will showcase local artists. Christmas in the Park has a huge line-up on the main stage performing your favourite carols as well as their own hits, plus plenty of entertainment throughout the park for the whole family, including carnival rides for all ages, food stalls, and night markets.

Pine Rivers Park Gympie Rd, Strathpine - For further details, please visit our website