The Abbey Medieval Festival is a highly successful living history festival, attracting thousands of people annually to the Caboolture Shire. It has become the largest and most prestigious event of its kind in Australia with over 300 medieval re-enactors – musicians, dancers and street performers participating and enthralling the crowds.
In 2006, 18500 people took part in the festival. More than 404,000 hits occurred on the festival web site in the month leading up to the festival, from all over the world.[www.abbeymuseum.asn.au]