Have A Go! Festival

Join us for our annual celebration of artisan trades at Have A Go! Festival.


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Discover a range of traditional and modern trades, skills and crafts, meet the artisans who practise them and as the name suggests, have a go for yourself!

Your general Festival ticket includes:

  • Step Up +  Have A Go activities
    ​No need to register just Step Up + Have A Go
  • Artisan trade demonstrations
    ​Watch award winning artisans at work
  • Access to the Kids Have A Go area
    ​Let the kids show off their creativity in a dedicated children's area
  • Talks from Queensland Museum Network experts
    Learn what goes on behind the scenes at the Museum

Enhance your Have A Go! Festival experience with a Mini Workshop (extra charges apply)


Spend time with an expert artisan, learn a new skill and make something unique to take home.

Blacksmithing | Copperfoiling | Musical Instruments | Felting | Glass Beads | Wood Turning | Millinery | Jewellery Making | Leatherplaiting | Pressed Metal

Only $30-50 per workshop (includes entry to the Festival). Strictly limited places, bookings essential.

Make a night of it!

Can't make it during the day? Experience Have A Go! Festival from twilight with activities extended until 9pm. Enjoy a glass of wine and explore the Museum and artisan trades at night. Meet the artisans, learn about their skills and discover how beer, wine and mead are made in our special Meet the Maker sessions.


Ticket Type Price

(2 Adults and up to 4 Children)
(3 to 12 years)
Children under 3 are free.
(under 3 years)
 Mini Workshops $30 - $50
 Carriage Rides $5 per ride





Stay the weekend in Southern Queensland Country and explore more. Visit southernqueenslandcountry.com.au for details.

​Let the kids show off their creativity in a dedicated children's area