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South Bank Truck Festival

Brisbaner Truck show kids in mini truck

The South Bank Truck Festival is driving into town from 13-16 May 2021. Little Stanley Street and Stanley Street Plaza will be closed to traffic for a major display of trucks and trailers. Plus, to create a festival atmosphere there will be a FREE Laservision water & light spectacular and kids entertainment.

Laservision water & light spectacular

Presented by LASERVISION, this incredible display of dancing water, mesmerising LASER light and larger than life video projection all combined into a fun-filled show celebrating Australia’s Heavy Vehicle industry.

Where: Streets Beach – South Bank Lagoon When: Thu 13 – Sat 15 May | Every half hour 7pm – 9pm What: a stunning LASER, light and water spectacular celebrating the story of Australian trucking

Rainforest Play Zone

Head over to South Bank’s Rainforest Green on Friday and Saturday to take part in all the family friendly fun. Admission is FREE.

  • 10am – 4pm: Oversized games (Connect 4, Tic Tac Toe, Jenga, Checkers)
  • 10.30am – 1.30pm: Face Painters
  • 11am – 2pm: Rhett the Juggling Clown
  • 12pm – 3pm: Bubble Pirates
  • 2pm – 2.30pm: Red Rocket 3 Show
  • 3pm – 3.30pm: Red Rocket 3 Show
  • 5pm: Gates open for TruckFest Outdoor Cinema
  • 6pm: Friday – The Disney Pixar classic “Cars” & Saturday – “Monster Trucks”

Where: Rainforest Green When: All day Fri 14 & Sat 15 May | 10am – 4pm What: Fun and games starts every child’s trucking story

Little Stanley Street Truck & Trailer Showcase

Where: Little Stanley Street & Stanley Street Plaza When: Thu 13 – Sun 16 May | All day and night each day of the festival What: Every truck and trailer on display has it’s own special story

Truck Push for Kids

In an official Guinness World Record attempt, Strongman Troy Conley-Magnusson will attempt to push a 12 tonne Freightliner Cascadia prime mover over 30 metres, all to raise money for charity. Troy has already proven he has what it takes, pulling everything from car fleets semi-trailers to aeroplanes. This one is different, but there is a world record on the line. You can support the cause with a pledge on the festival website.

Where: Little Stanley Street

When: Fri 14 May | 7am – 8am

The Brisbane Truck Show

The Brisbane Truck Show is back with the latest trucks, trailers, components, equipment and technology. There’s over 300 exhibits across three floors. Adult tickets are just $22 online and accompanied kids under 18 are free. 

Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

When: Thu 13 – Sun 16 May | Doors open at 10am each day


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