11am tO 6PM

OLA Festival committee, together with Andrew Wines and The Lord Mayors Suburban Initiative present…


from 6pm


  • Disco with DJ Sav from 5pm
  • Fireworks Display from 6pm

Photo opportunities with PJ Mask friends and Pikachu around the grounds

Go back in time and visit our Historical Classroom


Festival Event Program

Time Activity Location
11:00-11:10 Festival Offical Opening by Pam Betts,
Executive Director Brisbane Catholic Education
Mary's Place Stage
11:10-11:30 Dance of the Decades Mary's Place Stage
11:30-12:30 School Instrumental Groups
11:30am Strings
  • Senior Strings
  • Junior Strings
  • Beginner Strings
11:50am - Guitars
  • Junior Guitars Ensemble
  • Senior Guitars Ensemble
12:10pm - Band
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Concert Band
  • Clarinet Ensemble
  • Percussion Duet
Main Stage - Eats & Seats
12:30-13:00 Vintage on Hurdcotte Fashion Parade Main Stage
13:00-13:45 Drace Illusionist Main Stage
13:50-14:10 Creative Dance Industries Demonstration Main Stage
14:15-14:30 Jeannie's Dance & Fitness Demonstration Main Stage
14:30-15:30 Geckoes Wildlife Stage Show Main Stage
Meet and Greet Time with the Geckoes Team, PJ Mask friends and Pikachu Community Space
15:15-15:30 Rhee-Tae Kwon Do Demonstration Main Stage
15:30-15:40 Major Raffle Draw by Andrew Wines Main Stage
15:40-16:00 OLA Choirs
  • Year 1
  • Junior
  • Senior
Main Stage
16:10-16:25 Brisbane All Star Cheerleading Demonstration Main Stage
17:00-17:30 Show Day Raffles Draw by Tim Mander Main Stage
17:00-19:00 DJ Sav Mary's Place Stage
18:00-18:15 Fireworks!! Mary's Place/Oval

Geckoes Wildlife

Go wild!

We are super excited that Geckoes Wildlife will be back with their awesome stage show this Festival AND will be available after the show for you to meet and greet some of the stars!

Come for a pat and a photo of some awesome animals this Festival.

Get up close and personal with a host of amazing Australian animals including snakes, crocodiles, frogs, possums, owls, lizards and more! We deliver a range of educational and entertaining presentations and hands-on wildlife experiences for schools and community groups, birthdays parties for both kids and adults, corporate and private functions and even filming opportunities throughout …

Historical Classroom

Step back in time with our historical classroom!!

Try your hand at using ink wells and blotters, slates and copy books.
Sister Elizabeth will also make sure you mind your p's and q's with a lesson on good manners and old-school etiquette.

There are three 20-minute timeslots kicking off at 2pm, 2:30pm and 3pm.

There are limited places in each session, so get in quick and book your spot!

magic with drace

Drace Illusionist is coming to our festival!


Join us at 1pm on the main stage to be amazed and inspired by Drace in the Magical World magic show.

Magic + Illusions + Fun for the whole Family!



Check out all the amazing rides that will be at our Festival.
Fun for all the family to enjoy!

Disco Round Up

The name is the clue, 30 riders stand against the wall of the ride, only thing to do is hang on, the ride starts spinning and the screaming gets louder, up it goes, round and round, feel the force pushing you back. The music is pumping. What a ride!

Super Sizzler

This ride is one of the big ones! The Sizzler has three arms and 12 large seats. The very bright lighting display is something to be seen. The murals on the back board also add to the atmosphere.

Giant Swings

Kids love it, parents love it! Sit side by side or on our single seats. A gentle yet exciting ride for all ages. Everyone loves the feel of the wind in the hair and this ride delivers!

Giant Lizard Obstacle Course

Check out the giant lizard theme jumping castle, obstacle course combo for 4 yrs and up. Lots of new and fun obstacles inside, including climbing wall and slippery slide.

Giant Triple Slide

Race your friends down on three lanes 110 ft of ups and downs and finish on the straight to see who WINS. Made from fibreglass this slide comes with extra-long mats to suit adults don’t let the kids have all the fun. Fun for all the family.

Red Baron Ride

This plane ride children the chance to fly their very own miniature bi-plane replica. Climb high up into the sky or dip down low to feel the speed, it’s up to you! Once on board the Red Baron children can control the planes up and down motion.

Dragon Castle

Dragon themed jumping castle – fun for all ages.

Crazy Mobile Animal Rides

New Crazy Mobile Animals for all ages to ride - so much fun! What great fun for all the family!