The Boonah Arts Festival is a vibrant and inclusive program of community events designed to inspire and showcase the local talent in the performing and creative arts.
The Festival is held in the first week of September.
Enter, participate or spectate. The choice is yours.
Art competition Entries beautifully exhibited at the Cultural Centre open for viewing during Festival week.
Dazzling fashion entries on the catwalk in this celebration of fashion.
Prose and Poetry competition.
Fassifern’s funniest characters debating a hilarious topic.
Spectacular youth performances of song and dance.
SIP AND PAINT
Try your hand at painting while sipping a glass or two.
RED RIM CONCERT
A powerful collaboration of the Redlands City Band and the Boonah Town Band
An evening of entertainment with the presentations of the Fashion, Art, and Writing Awards.
ASHE LAWRANCE MEMORIAL YOUNG BLING
Take a whole lot of ‘sequins and glitter’ and bling up a calico apron to model or display in the Festival’s Fashion Awards
Join multi award winning Artist Glen Smith in a relaxed evening of learning the art of sketching.
BLING THAT THING
Choose from a variety of objects like a left shoe, kitchen utensil or bring your own item to ‘Bling That Thing’.
The Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival is about promoting the cultural heart of the community. It gives everyone an opportunity to display their talent in the art, writing, and fashion competitions, or on stage in lively and entertaining shows.
Get involved: onstage, backstage, social media, logistics, clerical, or general help. Make friends and contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of the community. It’s lots of fun.