Outback Events - (next 2 months)

The Biggest, Funnest, Quirkiest, Differentest and Best Outback festivals and Events can be found here. The essence of real outback Australia – we just LOVE a party. Search by town, date or event name to get to your favorite outback event.

April 2018

Thu, 01 Mar 18 - Wed, 31 Oct 18

Staircase to the Moon

Nature at it’s finest - an optical illusion.

Sun, 01 Apr 18 - Thu, 31 May 18

Alice Springs Turf Club XXXX Gold Cup Carnival

The Alice Springs Turf Club XXXX Gold Cup Carnival is on again.

Fri, 20 Apr 18 - Sun, 22 Apr 18

Nullarbor Muster

Experience typical outback bush racing with a gymkhana, bull riding, skeet shooting and arm wrestling

Mon, 23 Apr 18 - Sun, 13 May 18

Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival

Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival runs for 8 days and attracts thousands of visitors to the Seabreeze Big Day event held on the Foreshore

Tue, 24 Apr 18 - Sun, 29 Apr 18

The NSW Caravan, Camping, RV and Holiday Supershow

Showcasing the latest and greatest caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, slide ons, 5th wheelers, camping equipment, tents, holiday park displays, tourism displays, caravan, 4WD and touring accessories and much more.

Wed, 25 Apr 18

Nyngan Jockey Club - Anzac Day Race Meeting

Outback horse racing at its best

Thu, 26 Apr 18 - Mon, 30 Apr 18

The Tree of Knowledge Festival

Celebrating Barcaldine’s colourful past and the beautiful town it is today are several events and activities that together make up The Barcaldine Tree Of Knowledge Festival.

Fri, 27 Apr 18 - Sun, 06 May 18

Bright Autumn Festival

A celebration of Victoria’s Alpine High Country.

Sat, 28 Apr 18 - Sun, 29 Apr 18

Clydesdale and Heavy Horse Field Days

The weekend is mainly dedicated to the working of these magnificent heavy horses

Sat, 28 Apr 18 - Mon, 30 Apr 18

Longreach Outback Drover’s Reunion

Drovers reunion in Longreach an event not to be missed.

Sat, 28 Apr 18 - Mon, 30 Apr 18

Boggabri Drovers Campfire Weekend

A memorable weekend proudly presented by The Boggabri Lions Club Inc.

May 2018

Thu, 03 May 18 - Sun, 06 May 18

The Australian Celtic Festival Glen Innes

Celebrates the great Celtic Culture with song, dance, history and food.

Fri, 04 May 18 - Sun, 06 May 18

Carnarvon TropiCOOL Festival

The Carnarvon Tropicool Festival is a highlight of the Gascoyne region in WA

Fri, 04 May 18 - Sun, 06 May 18

Richmond Outback Fossil Festival

The next Biannual Richmond Fossil Festival is to be held May 2018
Ever wanted to dig up your own dinosaur fossil? Richmond is the place to do it!

Fri, 04 May 18 - Mon, 07 May 18

Wintermoon Music Festival

Music, market stalls, holistic health and massage

Sat, 05 May 18 - Sun, 06 May 18

Territory Freshwater Fly Fishing Open

A classic Territory sports fishing event.

Sat, 05 May 18 - Sun, 06 May 18

Emerald Show

The Emerald Show boasts entertainment for the whole family.

Sun, 06 May 18

Gladysdale Apple and Wine Festival

The annual celebration of the local apple and grape harvest.

Sun, 06 May 18

St George Annual Show

Traditional country town show with entertainment for all the family.

Fri, 11 May 18 - Sat, 12 May 18

Barcaldine Show

The Barcaldine Show - a fun filled day for all the family

Sat, 12 May 18

Cobar Races

A top day of racing at Cobar.

Sat, 12 May 18 - Sun, 13 May 18

Birdsville Bronco Branding and Camp Draft

Events are designed to display precise, controlled actions and tight teamwork between horse and rider.

Sun, 13 May 18

Ballarat Heritage Weekend

The shared heritage and the rich historic assets of Ballarat on show.

Thu, 17 May 18 - Sun, 20 May 18

Music In The Mulga

We’re taking the Country back to the Bush

Fri, 18 May 18 - Sun, 20 May 18

The White Cliffs Music Festival

Come and enjoy a great weekend of entertainment and fun in the Outback!

Fri, 18 May 18 - Sun, 20 May 18

Never Never Festival

The Mataranka Never Never Festival is a magical weekend filled with a variety of activities for everyone


Fri, 18 May 18 - Sun, 20 May 18

Great Wheelbarrow Race Mareeba

A tribute to our pioneers.

Fri, 18 May 18 - Fri, 25 May 18

Shark Bay Annual Fishing Fiesta

A unique fishing competition that promotes and celebrates the Shark Bay area, also includes fun for all the family with market days, street parades, fireworks and nightly entertainment.

Fri, 18 May 18 - Sun, 27 May 18

Ord Valley Muster

Dance under the stars - a unique experience

Sun, 20 May 18 - Fri, 01 Jun 18

Harry Redford Cattle Drive

Sadly the Harry Redford Cattle Drive has been cancelled for 2016 due to the ongoing drought in outback Queensland.

Wed, 23 May 18 - Sun, 27 May 18

Barham Balladeers & Country Music

Good old fashioned country music in a modern venue.

Fri, 25 May 18 - Mon, 28 May 18

Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival Exmouth

A celebration of the Whale Shark and its annual visit to Ningaloo.

Sat, 26 May 18

Hawker Races and Cabaret

Hawker is situated in the central Flinders Ranges just 379kms North of Adelaide and 110kms from Port Augusta. Dates TBC

Sun, 27 May 18

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

A pumpkin festival with lots more to do and see