Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

FAIRY floss, face-painting and show bags, classic cars at Marburg and the Road to Rio... there's something for everyone in Ipswich this weekend.

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1 Show Day at the Plaza

  • Redbank Plaza, Collingwood Dr
  • Tomorrow 9am - 3pm

REDBANK Plaza will be hosting a family fun day full of unlimited rides, entertainment and more. Come along and enjoy the fairy floss, snow cones, jumping castle, face painting and show bags on offer at Redbank Plaza's favourite time of the year. Present any receipt from the shopping centre for a purchase of $5 or more and receive four free armbands for unlimited rides all day.

Show bags on sale from 9am, rides begin at 10am. For more information visit

2 Classic Car Show

  • Marburg Showgrounds, Queen St
  • Sunday 10am - 4pm

MORE than 300 classic cars will visit Marburg Showgrounds for a fundraising family day out. Trade stalls, food stands, drink vendors and more will also be available. A percentage of money raised on the day will go to Variety children's charity. Gates open at 10am with entry for spectators costing $5 per person.

For more information visit

3 Multicultural Markets

  • Ipswich Mall, Ipswich CBD
  • Tomorrow 8am - 12pm

MULTIPLE market stalls and food options will be on offer at the Ipswich Multicultural Projects' fortnightly market on Saturday. Entertainment including live drumming demonstrations, a maypole and traditional dancing will also be on offer at the market to get participants involved in the multicultural fun.

For more information phone Heddy Keogh on 0414 703 842.

4 Road to Rio theatre

  • Cambrian Centre, 10 South Station Rd
  • Today and tomorrow 7pm

THE Blackstone-Ipswich Cambrian Choir is inviting Ipswich theatre buffs to enjoy the spirit of South America with their latest theatre restaurant event, Road to Rio. The choir will showcase their versatility performing multiple South American hits along with choregraphy. Tickets cost $40 and include a three-course meal and live entertainment.

To book tickets visit or call organisers on 3351 6062.

5 Showplace Markets

  • Ipswich Showgrounds, Warwick Rd
  • Sunday 6am - 11.30am

DOZENS of stalls offering a huge variety of services and products from plants and crafts to fresh farm produce and handmade treasures. Stallholders always welcome, sites available from $8.80 to $15.40.

Parking and admission is free.

For more information phone organisers on 3281 1577.



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