Maryborough Portside – Bringing Life Back To Wharf Street, Bringing Portside Back To Life!

  • Wharf Street
  • Mary Ann steam train
  • Customs House
  • Queens Park
  • Mary River

Maryborough Portside, fun events for the whole family.

• Sunday in the Park

Last Sunday of the month in Queens Park from 9am – 1pm.

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday morning of steam train rides and brass bands held in Maryborough's stunning Queens Park, one of Australia's first botanic gardens.

All morning, the Mary Ann, a full sized replica of Queensland's first steam locomotive built in Maryborough in 1873, chugs along the riverside taking passengers through Queens Park and the Mary River Parklands.

• Gatakers by Night

Held on the Saturday night of the last weekend of each month.

At Gatakers Artspace Courtyard from 5pm to 9pm. Featuring artists' demonstrations, free live music, licenced bar, wood-fired pizza, hot food, coffee and dessert.

A perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and something light to eat in a chilled out, intimate setting. Bring a folding chair and enjoy a great night out in our beautiful courtyard. Free entry and music.

• Sunday Riverside

First Sunday of the month from 3pm to 8pm.

Live entertainment showcasing local and visiting artists on the Riverstage. Sit at a table in the Riverside Restaurant or under the River Terrace, or bring a rug for a picnic on the lawn.

Outdoor heaters will be provided in winter. Bring a jacket or a warm blanket as it can get cool by the river. Licensed premises provides casual dining options and full bar facilities. No BYO food or alcohol.

• Maryborough Stories by Night

Discover the art of storytelling.

First Saturday of the month at the Bond Store at 6pm.

Join an evening story trail, led by a member of the ancient guild of story tellers. This multi-media experience begins in the basement on the Bond Store, then continues through the heritage streets of Maryborough.

Be enchanted, shocked and moved as you experience stories of mystery, adventure, love and sorrow.

A mixture of theatre, sound and light and a bit of magic to breathe life into the past.

Queens Park Rotunda
Mary Ann Steam Train

The Portside Heritage Gateway consists of the Customs House Interpretive Centre, the Bond Store Museum and the Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum, in Wharf Street.

Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am to 12.30pm.

New Year's Day, Anzac Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Portside Heritage Gateway Pass
Your pass includes entry to:
• Customs House Interpretive Centre
• Bond Store Museum
• Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum (Website)

Phone: (07) 4190 5722
The Portside Heritage Gateway Pass is also available from the above participating museums.