Great Australian Experiences presents an evening experience:
Spirits of the Red Sand

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The Village is privileged to host The Logan Performing Bush Poets the Second Sunday of Each Month on the Verandah of the Village Cafe from 9.00am -11.00am. You’ll Laugh and Cry with them as they entertain you in verse and in song. A magic Bunch of people and something that will keep you coming back for more.

Cafe Open 9.00am for Breakfast or Brunch.
Admission to Cafe and Poets is Free.

(Fees apply if you would also like to see the Village – yearly pass $12, single entry cost varies : Child $4, Conc $6, Adult $8)


Past events

Oktoberfest at the Village 20th October 2018

Beenleigh Celebrating 150 Years    5 November 2017    9am – 3pm

Three Magic days of Celebration, as Beenleigh Remembers:
– Friday 3 November, Gala Ball hosted by Jennie Breen at The Beenleigh Events Centre
– Saturday 4 November Family Fun Day Dauth Park Precinct
– SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER Historical Day, Beenleigh Historical Village

Please join us at the village as it comes Alive, Vintage Cars, Horses, A salute to our Pioneers by the Memories of Cane Festivals and days Gone, Spinning and Weaving, Loads of People in costume, Live music, Flag Raising and Volley of Shoots, and Much Much More, stay tuned for all the extras as we add them.

Plan to come in Costume if you Like and join in the fun.

Entry is FREE.   Kid Friendly.


Summer Soiree   5th November 2017   9am- 3pm

Everyone is welcome to come along to The Gallery Artists ‘ SUMMER SOIRÉE ‘, on 5th November 2017, and be amazed by the fabulous artworks exhibiting, for your enjoyment….



A Halloween Maze – Freak Show – Presented by Haunted Attractions.

Show Nights:
Friday 13 October, 7.30-10.30pm
Saturday 14 October, 7.30-10.30pm

Friday 20 October, 7.30-10.30pm
Saturday 21 October, 7.30-10.30pm

Friday 27 October, 7.30-10.30pm
Saturday 28 October, 7.30-10.30pm



BYCC October Business Breakfast    20 October 2017    6.30  – 8.30 am

Hosted by Beenleigh Yatala Chamber of Commerce and Beenleigh Historical Village & Museum

– Launch of Spirit of the Red Sand Production
– Live Demonstration

– Get Set For The Games
Travel Advice for Business Speakers : Rose McArthur & Cathryn Opie

– Local Business, Community Information and Prizes

Location – Beenleigh Historical Village, 205 Main Street Beenleigh

Tickets –


Great Sunday with the Poets    10 September 2017    8.30 am – 3.30 pm

What a great Sunday coming up! The Logan Performing Bush Poets are holding their Annual Competition at the Beenleigh Historical Village. Great Food and Great Entertainment, either on the Verandah or on the Grassed Umbrella Area below. Toys for the kids too….

There will be Poets from Many Parts of Australia, with poems written by the greats like Banjo Patterson and Henry Lawson, plus original works by both local and interstate Poets. So come on in and Laugh and cry with us as the poets give us their best.

Gates Open 8.00am, Breakfast from 8.30am, the brunch and Lunch, so come for as much as you choose. Entry to the Competition, the Café and the Gallery are FREE, but why not choose to see the village as well while you are here. Village passes are Adults $8, Concession $6, Children $4.

Free Admission

Kid Friendly



Father’s Day    3 September 2017    9 am – 3 pm

Join us for Father’s Day at the village, with free entry to the Café and Gallery. You can enjoy a full cooked breakfast buffet or a 3 course lunch special, with other menu options available.

Or why not treat your Dad to the full experience with a trip down memory lane at the village. Normal village entry fees apply if you would like to enjoy its history. Yearly Family Passes are available for $24 (2 adults and 2 children).

For more information, check the event details at:-


Swing into Spring   20 August 2017    9 am – 3 pm


Winter Magic   10-11 June 2017   9 am – 3 pm

Enjoy two magic days at the Village.

Saturday afternoon will see the Gallery in the Corridor present their new works, to a delightful array of Cheeses sponsored by Witches Chase Cheese Co, Tamborine. The Village and Cafe will be open as usual during the day and this event will begin at 1.00pm, with an opportunity to meet the artists, and enjoy a glass of wine with some complimentary cheeses. Entry to the Gallery and Cafe is Free.

Sunday is our Winter Magic Fair, featuring the Village Schools Art Competition, a Jumping Castle, Village Demonstrations – School House, Washing the Old way, Print Shop, Black Smith, and The Old Fire Truck, plus Billy Tea and Damper. So come on in, meet Mrs Louisa Logan and the Larrikin and be entertained by the Logan Performing Bush Poets, and enjoy live music by Wayne Caldwell and Safron and Beenleigh World Music. Sunday entry is Half Priced ($4 adults, Children $2) or for those with yearly passes, entry is free

Kid friendly

Bert van Manen MP at our “Winter Magic” event


Biggest Morning Tea – Cancer Council     Thursday  May 25 2017   9am – 3pm

Our Village Cafe is proud to be a part of the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea. There will be Devonshire Teas and a mini Hi Tea option and lots of fun to be had… and all in support of such a worthwhile cause.

Come and support your local community, help us to raise money for the Cancer Council. Thursday 25th May 2017, starts 9am and booking would be preferred. Please call Suzy on 0432058897 or E-mail

…Hope to see you there.


Mother’s Day   14 May 2017    9am – 3pm



What a delightful way to spend Mother’s Day – Come join us for breakfast or lunch.
Breakfast from 9.00am – 11.00am – Enjoy our usual breakfast menu with entertainment by the Logan Performing Bush Poets

Spend some time looking around the Village, and remembering days gone by…..

Lunch is from 11.00am – 2.00pm with the Cafe special being a delicious lamb rack with roast vegetables and yummy gravy for just $14.50, followed by homemade desserts prepared specially for the day from $6.60. If you would prefer, most normal items from our menu are also available.

Why not stop in at the Gallery so Mum can enjoy the original works on display there, or if you haven’t had time to shop maybe even treat her to a special gift from there for Mother’s Day.

Bookings are recommended  Ph. 07 3382 0608 or 0412 172 332
or email,

Kid friendly


Absolutely Autumn Fair and Celebration of the Arts  –  25-26 March, 2017


Download the Absolutely Autumn Dinner Reservation form here.



Art Competition - Winners Announced


Australia Day at The Village – Thursday 26 January 2017   9am – 3pm


What a Great Day to visit the Beenleigh Historical Village. Relive old memories and create new ones. We are proud to have South Coast Restorations attending with some of their stationary engines, hear them boom and chug!!!! The Logan Performing Bush Poets will be on the Verandah to keep you entertained with tales told magnificently – “You’ll laugh, You’ll cry, You’ll sing and You’ll sigh, you’ll know you’re an Aussie and you’ll feel a mile high”. There’ll be great food, the whole Village will be open and functioning, there’ll be Billy tea and Damper, Our New Mascot for the Kids, Billy Boo will make an appearance, with lots of old-fashioned games, even a thong throwing competition!!!!

BUT THAT’S NOT ALL – the Village’s – Gallery in the Corridor will be hosting “The Great Australia Day Art Competition” and all works will be on display with most of them for sale. What a great Day to come on in…… Hope to see you there!!!

Download The Great Australia Day Art Competition conditions here.

The Great Australia Day Art Competition


Billie Boo




Rock into Summer – Sunday 27 November 2016    9am – 3pm

A great day to visit the Village! Rock the day away with the music of “Back to the Future”, enjoy the new seasonal art pieces in our gallery – “The Gallery in the Corridor”, or just sit on the verandah while enjoying the great food and soaking up the atmosphere.

Mrs Louisa Logan and the Larrikin will be there and the village will be alive with Yesteryear demonstrations: the Blacksmith in his workshop, the Washerwoman, the School Teacher, The Print Shop, and the fire engine. There will be plenty for the kids with a Lolly Shop, Jumping Castle and activities on the village green. Perhaps catch a ride on “Big Yellow” or taste the delights of our Damper cooked in the ground. ENTRY IS FREE.



Melbourne Cup High Tea – Tuesday 1 November 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, put on your glamorous outfits!

The Village Cafe, proudly supported by Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum, and The Gallery in the Corridor (art group), is hosting a Melbourne Cup High Tea on Tuesday 1st November from 12 midday to 3pm.

Beautifully presented with prizes for Field Fashions and, of course, a Sweep. ($35.00 which includes Village Entry and to all other areas. Bookings of 10 or more receive 10% discount)

* (07) 33820608



Scarlet Hollow Halloween Maze

This October – Fri 21,  Sat 22,  Fri 28,  Sat 29

Presented by Haunted Attractions Scarlet Hollow is an interactive Halloween maze set within our Village filled with terrifying, murderous creatures to scare, excite and entertain you.

Food and drinks available in our café after the event.

(R16 event. Persons aged 15 can attend accompanied by an adult – 18 years and over. Full wheelchair access.)

Tickets $26.50   Book online:



DayScare Kids Halloween Attraction

October 30th 12pm – 4pm

This is a TRICK OR TREAT EVENT presented by Haunted Attractions. It invites younger folk and easily scared adults to experience their very own “trick or treat event”. Presented in the Village our live interactive haunted town, filled with ghosts, zombies, vampires and monsters will scare, excite and entertain you.

Tickets include a “Trick or Treat Bag” to take with you as you follow the map around the town collecting fun things from the creatures along the way, plus much more.

Kids are encouraged to dress up in their best Halloween costume to join in the fun. This is a daytime experience, suitable for all ages, but recommended for 5 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids under 14 $20   Adults $10   Limited numbers.  Book online at



Dubs & Dibb – Sunday 16 October, 2016

Public event – all welcome. Come on down, meet Tom Dibb, enjoy our camp oven cooked damper or a meal on the verandah.  See the VW’s and enjoy the many historic demonstrations and reenactments. Jumping Castle for the Kids and an old time Lolly shop in the General Store.