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Now part of Gympie Rotary’s HERITAGE MAKERS’ FAIR and CRAFT BEER OPEN DOOR, the QUILT & CRAFT SPECTACULAR is considered to be one of Queensland’s largest quilting/ crafting events.

The Rotary Club of Gympie has, for many years, been proudly presenting it’s prestigious biennial Quilt & Craft Spectacular, an increasingly significant and impactful regional event. Now attracting visitors, exhibitors and artisans from throughout South East Queensland – from the Gold Coast through Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast and north to Maryborough, Childers and Hervey Bay – the event is considered one of the biggest in South East Queensland.The next Quilt & Craft Spectacular will be held over one huge weekend in 5 – 6 July, 2025 in conjunction with the Makers’ Fair and the Craft Beer Open Door.

Check out some of the 2023 highlights and click on the image to go to the Quilt & Craft Spectacular site:

Below is a pictorial overview of the 2023 and 2021 Quilt & Craft Spectacular, now part of the Gympie Rotary HERITAGE MAKERS FAIR:

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MASTER FOR Q&C 2021 web

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With thanks to our partners, sponsors and supporters, including:    Patchwork on Pallas


Artisans of the Quilt & Craft Spectacular are presented by Gympie & District Community Branch, Bendigo Bank

While onsite, take a moment for some R&R – and discover, experience and enjoy new flavours in the age-old craft of brewing at the Craft Beer Open Door, a celebration of craft beer diversity and creativity.

With tasting paddles, tasting notes and a range of quality craft brews to try – from gentle to WOW! – the event caters to both the already-devoted lovers of craft brews and those who are curious and want to discover a different style of beer enjoyment.

With profits going to Little Haven Palliative Care, why not join us for some great camaraderie in a convivial atmosphere and enjoy sampling, tasting and discovering some interesting beer alternatives. Come on in!