NAIDOC Week - Cultural Celebrations | Redland City Council

NAIDOC Week - Cultural Celebrations



Sunday 7 July – Sunday 14 July 2024

NAIDOC Week is held in July of each year to celebrate and learn about First Nations history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is an opportunity for the community to participate in activities celebrating the oldest continuous living cultures on earth.

The 2024 National NAIDOC Week theme is Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud celebrating resilience, unity and pride and shining a light on the enduring strength and vitality of First Nations Culture.

Redlands Coast holds a range of events and activities during NAIDOC Week each year, celebrating First Nations heritage and its rich array of languages, arts, dance, and music. 

Redlands Coast NAIDOC Cultural Celebration 2024

Redland City Council is proudly hosting the Redlands Coast NAIDOC Cultural Celebration on Sunday 7 July in Cleveland to launch NAIDOC Week 2024.

The free celebrations will include live music from First Nations artists, stallholders, a traditional smoking ceremony, Quandamooka cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, indigenous face painting, weaving workshops and free giveaways.

The event will feature performances by Adam James, Suga Cane Mamas, Sachém, Yulu-Burri-Ba dancers, Georgia Corowa, Edgar Conlon, Colesy and the Wagga Torres Strait Island Dance Company.

Date: Sunday 7 July 2024
Time: 9am – 2pm
Location: Raby Bay Harbour Park, Shore Street West, Cleveland

This National NAIDOC Week Activity is funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency.


Stallholder applications have now closed.
There will be a range of free information stands onsite plus plenty of market stalls offering handmade goods, art and produce for sale. A variety of food will be available for purchase including a charity barbecue, coffee, sweets and other hot food.

Stage program

Georgia Corowa
Official proceedings
Welcome to Country
Smoking Ceremony
Yulu Burri Ba dancers
Torres Strait Island dancers
Suga Cane Mamas
Suga Cane Mamas
Edgar Conlon
Adam James and Band

How to get to Raby Bay Harbour Park?

By car
Free parking will be available in Cleveland. Some delays may be in place so please allow extra time.  

By public transport
Raby Bay Harbour Park is located opposite the Cleveland train station on the Cleveland line. For further information or to plan your train or bus journey visit the TransLink website.

What can I bring?

Bring yourselves and your families of course. This is a free event and no tickets required. Chairs, blankets and picnics can be brought to the venue. Some seating will be available. The NAIDOC Cultural Celebration is an alcohol-free event.

More information

For further information on Redlands Coast NAIDOC Week celebrations please contact the events team via email at

For a list of all NAIDOC events in Queensland visit the NAIDOC website

View the event photos on Council's Flickr.

Redlands Coast NAIDOC Cultural Celebration 2024