What is the Green Heart Fair?
The Green Heart Fair is Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living community event, promoting innovative green living in a fun, family-friendly environment for all residents to come and enjoy.
The Fair welcomes more than 120 leading sustainability organisations, community groups, artisans, foodies, green-thumbs, conservationists, businesses and eco experts to share information and knowledge with Brisbane residents on how to live more sustainably. Fair goers are treated to heaps of fun activities and entertainment throughout the day with a jam-packed schedule.
Where is the Fair located?
Victoria Park, Gilchrist Avenue, Herston.
When is the Fair on?
9am-3pm Sunday 29 May.
Is there an entry fee?
No, the Green Heart Fair is a free community event. This includes free entry, activities and workshops.
How do I find out what is on at the Fair?
A full program will be online soon. Program signs will also displayed throughout the Fair grounds.
Is the Fair all ages?
The Fair welcomes all ages for a jam-packed day with something everyone.
What’s the best way to get to the Fair?
The easiest way to get to the Fair is walking, cycling or using public transport. To plan your journey on public transport, visit the Translink website or call 13 12 30.
Where can I park?
There will be limited free parking available in the fields located on Gilchrist Ave. Please follow directions from traffic controllers.
Will there be ATM facilities?
Yes, an ATM is located near the Main Stage next to the food trucks.
Will there be disabled access and facilities?
Accessible toilets and footpaths will be located at the fair, see the sitemap for locations.
What if I need an interpreter?
An Auslan interpreter will be onsite. If you require assistance, please see the information booth.
Can I bring my own food and drinks?
You’re welcome to BYO food and non-alcoholic beverages. We also have a range of gourmet food trucks offering delicious meals and drinks. Please note, this is an alcohol-free event.
Will there be water fountains available?
The sale of single use plastic water bottles is banned at the Fair. There are hydration stations onsite for free water refills all day long.
Are dogs allowed at the Fair?
Yes, however they will need to be on a leash as the Fair is held in a Brisbane City Council park and park rules apply. If your four-legged friend gets thirsty, be sure to visit the doggy hydration stations at the Information Tent and the Preserve Every Drop zone.
What if I need First Aid?
If you require assistance, find a First Aid officer in the Information Marquee. See the site map for exact location.
What about COVID safety?
Keeping our community safe and healthy is so important to us so the Green Heart Fair will operate in compliance with the latest COVID guidelines.
To facilitate an event that complies with current COVID guidelines, the organisers of Green Heart Fair will have the following safe event practices in place:
- Regular professional cleaning of high touch points areas throughout the site
- Provision of hand sanitising stations throughout the site
- Electronic payment methods preferred
Protecting you from COVID-19:
- Practise physical distancing
- Wash hands regularly with soap and water
- Keep surfaces clean
- Cough or sneeze into your arm
- Stay home if you are unwell and get tested
Please comply with current Queensland Health directives when attending the Fair.
Who do I contact regarding lost property?
For any lost or found items at the Green Heart Fair see the Information Tent on the day, or following the Fair email firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I sponsor or become an exhibitor at the Fair?
Click here for more information on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.
Can I volunteer at the Fair?
We are always looking for dedicated people to help us make the Green Heart Fair run as smoothly as possible. For more information on volunteering and to apply click here.
How can I contact the organisers?
In the lead up to the Fair please email the events team or call 0447 353 559. To speak with any event staff on the day, visit the Information Booth.
Who runs the Green Heart Fair?
The Green Heart Fair is proudly managed by Brisbane Sustainability Agency on behalf of Brisbane City Council.
What should I bring to the fair?
- Hat and sunscreen (sunscreen is also available at the Information Marquee)
- Reusable water bottle
- Reusable coffee cup
- A smile
Where can I find out more about keeping Brisbane clean and green?
The Brisbane City Council website has a number of resources to help you find out what you can do at home and in the community to make Brisbane cleaner, greener and more sustainable