Ebony Lee from Summer Solstice sings Up.
Ebony Lee from Summer Solstice sings Up. Paul Braven

Talent on show as harbour festival gets underway

THE 2015 Gladstone Harbour Festival got underway on Thursday night despite the threat of rain and rumours some events had been cancelled.

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The night kicked off with the popular talent quest, as well as performances by Don Costa and La Mont.

Sideshow alley also cranked up, with plenty of fun for everyone.

Things start to pick up steam today with the Family Fun Night, featuring the the crowning of festival queens, LalaLoopsy, Curtis the Turtle, The Octonauts and Mr Bump.

Don Costa will perform on the food court stage from 6-10pm, and the rides and sideshow alley will be open from 6-10pm.

There will be fireworks at 8.10pm.

Friday will be one of the biggest days of the festival, with the Harbour Festival Fun Run, Marina Markets, Blessing and Dressing of the Fleet, Kids' Zone marquee, entertainment throughout the day, the street parade and Fantastic Friday Night.



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