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The 4th of July, Independence Day, is the National Day of the United States of America. It is celebrated as a public holiday in USA and marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence of the then 13 states from the British Empire. The Declaration document had been drafted by Thomas Jefferson and the preamble begins with these words:

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

1823 facsimile of the Declaration of Independence
1823 facsimile of the Declaration of Independence

Events in Brisbane

Sunday 4th July 2021


Markets in Brisbane

Sunday 4th July 2021

Eagle Farm Markets

Brisbane's weekly Eagle Farm Markets in Ascot is a large outdoor/indoor market held at Eagle Farm Racecourse every Sunday morning. There are over 100 stalls with fruit, vegetables, produce, clothing, accessories and lots more. White Hat is always impressed with the strong community atmosphere this market generates. There is an impressive array of gourmet foods on offer including olives, cheeses, pates, nuts, oils, honey, jams, herbs & spices and more. There is meat, seafood, artisan breads and cakes, game, hand crafted goods and fresh cut flowers at competitive prices. A small entry charge applies. Further details at The White Hat Guide to Eagle Farm Markets

Jan Power's Mitchelton Farmers Markets
A colourful bustling market selling fresh farm produce flowers breads artisan products meat fish poultry plants organics and food related objects. For those who are purist about framers' markets needing to be operated solely by farmers selling their produce then this may not be for you. However White Hat can recommend it as a combination of framers' market and mainstream market, and in the end if you are serious about the origins of the produce you buy you can always talk to the stallholders (which you still need to do at the 'holier-than thou farmers' markets anyway). There are plenty of exotic products, special promotions, entertaining events and chefs give cooking classes. ..
Manly Creative Markets
A relaxed market held in a pleasant pak by the water. Nobody is in a hurry in Manly on a Sunday. Browse around to see what the local creative types Have on offer. ..
Northey Street Organic Markets
A certified organic farmers market. Fresh produce for sale as well as demonstrations of permaculture and creating an edible landscape. Adjoining the farmers market you can find artists and others with craftwork and a variety of other goods for sale. White Hat Can particularly recommend the freshly made bruschetta. ..
South Bank Lifestyle Markets
Arts, craft, fashion, jewellery, home wares, regional produce and more. ..
South Bank Young Designers' Market
The South Bank Young Designers Market has provided exposure and a career start to a number of young Queensland designers as well proviing cutting edge fashion to both serious fashion buffs and casual shoppers. It features distinctive, affordable garments, accessories, jewellery and prints all in in the wonderful setting of the South Bnk parklands. ..
The Valley Markets
A Brisbane institution and a great way to relax with plenty of cafes, bars and to choose from. White Hat suggests you check out the cheap eats while you are there. The market features emerging fashion designers, jewellery, accessories as well as massage, clairvoyants and the range of activities you would associate with such a bohemian area. ..
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Attractions in Brisbane

Sunday 4th July 2021

Old Government House
A stately home which has functioned as the governor's house and is now a museum with free admission. More information at Old Government House
Roma Street Parklands
A wonderfully array of subtropical flora in tranquil surroungs within a short walk from the city centre. More info >>

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