The Tamborine annual Scarecrow Festival is this coming Saturday. 

The Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow festival is back! But with a change.. The Design Collective team is bringing their travelling food truck and entertainment crew with them! Join us at picturesque Tamborine Mountain sports oval for a family friendly fair with tons of kids activities, live music, market and craft stalls and delicious gourmet food. Gold Coin Donation entry at the gate.☀️🚚Plenty of parking. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy the Scenic Rims most famous yearly festival and scout hundreds of kooky Scarecrows created lovingly by locals across the mountain and at the fair. We look forward to seeing everyone for a day of ultimate fun. Click here to invite your friends

80 incredible vendors confirmed for the grand opening this Sunday.

Our BIGGEST ever market! The Robina farmers & street eat Sundays kick off this weekend August 27th 8am-2pm at the Robina State School. Join us for a family fun day of delicious food, fresh produce, deli items, eco and organic products, plants and seedlings, designer, craft and vintage stalls, live music, kids jumping castle, bubble soccer and face painting. Meet the local growers of all the spray free produce on offer and relax to live music from Shee Tree while trying all the street food on offer serving breaky and lunch.

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Head to historic Canungra this Saturday for the retro nostalgia picnic.

Join The Design Collective team this coming Saturday August 26th 9am-4pm for the annual Canungra Show, this year we are hosting a pop up retro event within the show at Moriarty Park – next door to the showgrounds. Classic cars, hot rods, vintage machinery, handmade & vintage stalls, gourmet street food vendors, rockabilly band, dancing and all the fun of the Canungra show with carnival show rides, animals, kids games and tons to see and do for the whole family.



Adults – $15
​Children (aged 3 – 15 years) – $5     Family (2 adults, 3 children) – $35 (additional children $5 per child)

​Pensioners (Aged) – $5

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The Ballina Gourmet street food festival is this Saturday! 

Road tripping down south will be The design collectives best gourmet street food trucks ready for a huge event at the Cherry street sports club. Locals and visitors will be spoilt for choice at this newly refurbished club with indoor and outdoor seating, beer garden and kids fun area. 

Experience the street food truck revolution noon to 9pm this Saturday for this family friendly event! Free entry. ​
RSVP and invite your pals

Varsity Lakes Springtime Eats

We thought it was about time that Division 11 (where we live) got some awesome events! So we have joined forces with incredible local Councillor – Hermann Vorster to produce a series of free events during September and October with The Travelling Eats crew.

The Varsity Lakes Foreshore Parklands will be transformed into a family friendly music and foodie oasis for a series of Sunday afternoon events. Bring your picnic blanket, your family and friends and pop these dates in your diary.

  • September 3rd, 10th, 17th
  • October 8th & 15th

Jumping castle, face painting, henna art, live acoustic music and a rotation of the best food vendors on the GC.

Want to spread the word and invite your pals?  Click here


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The Ballina Gourmet Street Food Festival

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Beautiful Ballina in Northern NSW will be getting its very first gourmet street food truck festival in August this year. The Design Collective travelling foodie roadshow will be setting up for the event at the iconic Cherry Street Sports Club on the 19th August from noon to 9pm for a free family event featuring live music and delicious gourmet food from Queensland and Northern NSWs finest mobile chefs. Indulge on an array of world food from wood fired mexican to delicious decadent sweet treats to organic healthy foods, there is options for everyone. Vegans, vegetarians and gluten free options will be readily available. Mason Rack will be playing live at night to entertain the crowd.

Make a trip to Ballina for a weekend holiday and enjoy this community event to celebrate great food, beer & wine + live music.

The Burger Bash is this Saturday!

The Gold Coast loves burgers.. its one of the most popular items at any street food event so we thought, why not do an entire rooftop party at Miami Taverns Shark Bar dedicated to the vast array of different ways a burger can be served. So our best street food trucks are cooking up a storm to bring you every type of delicious burger you could want from juicy meat burgers, to veggie and vegan burgers (gluten free options available) you will find a jumping castle – for adults! Live music and all your favourite beers inside. Bring ya mates this Saturday 4pm-9pm and relax as the sun goes down over Miami Beach.


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We are back at The Lanes! Mermaid Waters- Stall holders encourage to join.

The Design Collective events company does events EVERY single weekend! We are pumping out events like crazy so our creatives have a platform to showcase their wares to an audience that appreciates handmade, good food and good music.

After the roaring success of our first night market at this central location in the heart of the Gold Coast close to Pacific Fair and Q Super Centre this night market at The Lanes is making waves with supporting small business and local creatives. Parking assistance, more lighting and more food has been confirmed you can expect tons of delicious food options July 15th 2-9pm. Bring a camping chair and relax under the stars, bunting and fairy lights. We are encouraging creatives, makers, movers and shakers to apply online.



Miami Shark Bars rooftop is always the perfect place to host a party. As the sun goes down and the sky turns pink over the ocean 100s of locals head to Sharkies for beers, street food and good tunes. We have invited our best burger food trucks (and some that will be creating a special menu for the night) to be involved. You can taste your way through huge burgers and sliders + fries. World food means the burgers are inspired by the American culture but may have a slight twist! We cannot wait!! See you all Saturday July 29th 4pm-9pm Seating inside to keep you toasty warm.

Click here to rsvp and invite your mates


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We are heading to Ipswich this Sunday! Fireworks, street food trucks, kids fun & music!

The Design Collective has teamed up with the amazing SEKISUI HOUSE who is launching their brand new estate ‘Lighthaven’ within the already established ‘Ecco Ripley’ in the Ripley Valley. We will be taking over the Brooking Parklands to host a party for the community! Join us this Sunday June 18th 11am-6pm for a free family fun day out with tons of activities! We are bringing our very best gourmet street food trucks, vintage and handmade stalls + live music! Our roving entertainers – monster bubbles, a hula hoop performer, stilt walkers and contortionists – will show off their astounding skills. Your children will love their FREE activities including lantern making, cap decorating, face painting and a jumping castle.

See you at 582 Ripley Road in the Ripley Valley on Sunday 18 June.

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