Outback Events

July 2017

Tue, 01 Mar 16 - Sun, 31 Dec 17

Events around Bulloo Shire

Events in the Bulloo Shire

Sun, 01 Jan 17 - Sun, 31 Dec 17

Barcoo Shire Events

Events in the Barcoo Shire

Wed, 01 Mar 17 - Tue, 31 Oct 17

Staircase to the Moon

Nature at it’s finest - an optical illusion.

Sat, 01 Apr 17 - Tue, 31 Oct 17

Outback Stockman’s Show - Australian Stockman’s Hall Of Fame

A story of how life was for the Stockman and Women of the land who worked and lived in Outback Australia.

Fri, 30 Jun 17 - Sat, 01 Jul 17

Bedourie Campdraft and Gymkhana

See some of the outback’s fine horsemanship over two days of events for the whole family.

Fri, 30 Jun 17 - Sun, 16 Jul 17

Derby Boab Festival

Two weeks of unique and varied events to celebrate the Kimberley lifestyle and culture

Sat, 01 Jul 17

Stamford Races and Community Fun Day

If your looking for entertainment for the whole family then the Stamford Races are not to be missed.


Sat, 01 Jul 17 - Mon, 31 Jul 17

Duck Creek Picnic Races

Enjoy traditional outback horse racing

Wed, 05 Jul 17 - Wed, 19 Jul 17

Cowra Wine Show Weekend

Sample fine food and wine on offer direct from the producers

Fri, 07 Jul 17 - Sat, 08 Jul 17

Winton QBOA Opal Festival

The Queensland Boulder Opal Association’s Winton Opal Festival brings together miners, buyers, retailers, exporters, jewellers and the public in a social atmosphere to trade, sell and admire Australia’s national gemstone.

Sat, 08 Jul 17

Marree Australian Camel Cup

Have a thought for the jockeys trying to control this magnificent creatures

Sat, 08 Jul 17

Bedourie Camel Races

Part of the Western Queensland Camel Festival - Bedourie, Boulia & Winton
Bedourie Camel races kick off the Camel Racing Festival - saddle up for 3 weeks of fun and festivities in the Queensland outback.

Sat, 08 Jul 17

Milparinka Gymkhana

Part of Corner Country
The Milparinka Gymkhana is a family fun day packed full of outback events

Sat, 08 Jul 17 - Sun, 09 Jul 17

Windorah - Bronco Branding & Gymkhana

Windorah’s Bronco Branding, Gymkhana & Stockman’s Challenge

Sun, 09 Jul 17

Darwin Beer Can Regatta

A boat made out of cans in a race where anything goes; flour bombs, water sprays and generally anything to sabotage the opposition.

Thu, 13 Jul 17 - Sun, 16 Jul 17

Cloncurry Stockmans Challenge

One of Australia’s great horse events.

Fri, 14 Jul 17 - Sun, 16 Jul 17

Boulia Camel Races

Part of the Western Queensland Camel Festival - Bedourie, Boulia & Winton
Boulia Camel Races are the second exciting weekend of the festival not to be missed.

Fri, 14 Jul 17 - Sun, 16 Jul 17

Yowah Opal Festival

Promoting Australia’s Natural Gem Stone - The Opal

Sat, 15 Jul 17

Alice Springs Camel Cup

Racing these “Ships of the Desert” can be a nightmare for riders but fantastic entertainment for the spectators

Sat, 15 Jul 17 - Sun, 16 Jul 17

Biloela Old Wheels In Motion Rally and Swap Meet

Yester-year beautifully restored and much more.

Sat, 22 Jul 17

Winton Camel Races

Part of the Western Queensland Camel Festival - Bedourie, Boulia & Winton
Winton Camel racing may be the last on the Western Queensland Camel Festival Calendar but make no mistake, it holds a great tradition in the bush and the Winton races have something for everyone.

Thu, 27 Jul 17 - Sun, 30 Jul 17

Lightning Ridge Opal Festival

Celebrate the culture and character of Lightning Ridge’s Opal Festival.

Fri, 28 Jul 17 - Sat, 05 Aug 17

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Chamber music is like listening to, and being part of, a really interesting conversation with friends.

Sat, 29 Jul 17 - Sun, 30 Jul 17

Quamby Rodeo

The Quamby Rodeo is a one day event, held on the weekend before the Cloncurry Rodeo. It is run as a true Aussie Bush Rodeo with the emphasis on family and having a great day out.