Colourful Parade Characters


Yeppoon and Central Queensland celebrates the Yeppoon Lions’ Tropical Pinefest in Yeppoon from Friday, 13th October to Sunday, 15th October 2017.

The Yeppoon Day Night Pharmacy Pinefest Ambassador Quest Ball will be held under the stars at Tropical Pines, 32 Pineapple Drive  and will begin the weekend of Pinefest festivities. The celebration will start from 6.30pm to 11.30pm on Friday, 13th October.

Sunday, 15th October sees the Yeppoon Lions’ Pinefest Beach Carnivale on the Yeppoon Foreshore from 9:00am to 8.00pm. The day is packed with spectacular events including; the JRT family stage program, markets stalls, rides, the Pineapple Olympics and the traditional Coal Train Grand Street Parade which will muster at Yeppoon Railway Station at 9.30 am and do the main street loop down James Street at 10:30am.

The Keppel Bay Sailing Club Fireworks Spectacular will take place on the beachfront at 7.30pm.

The theme for this year’s Pinefest is “GOLDEN MOMENTS” 50 Years of Yeppoon Lions Pinefest



The Yeppoon Lions Club is committed to raising funds for distribution to local charities and institutions in need, including disadvantaged people with disabilities and special needs. They also raise funds for National charities, Medical Research Foundations approved by Lions Australia and Natural Disasters.

The Club also provides community based activities such as The Yeppoon Lions Pine Fest and associated Ambassador Quest and The Lions Youth of the Year Quest, which helps develop the social skills and confidence of our local youth. The Club assists with the Great Australia Day Beach Party and runs monthly BBQ stalls at the Fig Tree Creek Markets on the 1st Sunday of each month.