Outback Events

August 2017

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, 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.

Thu, 03 Aug 17 - Sun, 06 Aug 17

Curry Merry Muster Festival

Join the stampede for the Curry Merry Muster Festival!

Thu, 03 Aug 17 - Mon, 07 Aug 17

Desert Harmony Festival Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek’s 10-day multi-arts and cultural community festival.

Fri, 04 Aug 17 - Sun, 06 Aug 17

Toowoomba Outdoor Adventure and Motoring Expo

One of the largest shows in QLD featuring all your outdoor adventure needs.

Fri, 04 Aug 17 - Sun, 06 Aug 17

Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races

The next festival is in August 2017. Tara explodes with excitement with a three day festival of multi-cultural celebrations and Camel Racing program.

Fri, 04 Aug 17 - Sun, 06 Aug 17

Byron Bay Writers Festival

A gathering of Australian writers….

Sat, 05 Aug 17

Roxby Downs Outback Cup

There’s nothing like a day at the races…

Sat, 05 Aug 17

Nyngan Ag Expo

Over 200 exhibitors will display their products and services

Sun, 06 Aug 17

Atherton Gem Festival

A day full of gem displays and activities.

Thu, 10 Aug 17 - Sun, 13 Aug 17

Gemfest

Australia’s celebration of gemstones

Thu, 10 Aug 17 - Sun, 27 Aug 17

Darwin Festival

Darwin Festival reflects Darwin’s position at the Top End of Australia and its unique Indigenous and multicultural population

Fri, 11 Aug 17 - Sat, 12 Aug 17

Nameless Jarndunmunha Festival

The Pilbara’s biggest festival showcases local crafts and artworks as well as performances by local dance groups, bands and entertainers.

Fri, 11 Aug 17 - Sun, 13 Aug 17

Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo

The Biggest and the Best! For Rodeo action like nowhere else in Australia, be sure not to miss the Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo celebrations.

Sat, 12 Aug 17

Louth Races

Louth has an undeniable reputation for staging a great annual race meeting that keeps crowds coming back.

Sat, 12 Aug 17 - Sun, 13 Aug 17

Mudgee Readers’ Festival

Celebrate the joy of reading

Sun, 13 Aug 17

Dubbo Vintage Truck and Tractor Show

A Vintage Truck and Tractor Show

Mon, 14 Aug 17 - Fri, 18 Aug 17

Queen of the Desert Festival

The longest street parade on the planet. From Marree to Coober Pedy via William Ck, Oodnadatta and Arckaringa Station.

Fri, 18 Aug 17 - Sat, 19 Aug 17

Clermont Gold and Coal Festival

Clermont Gold & Coal Festival cancelled for 2017

Fri, 18 Aug 17 - Sun, 20 Aug 17

Melbourne National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Boating and Fishing Expo

Melbourne National 4x4 Outdoor Show and Fishing and Boating Expo come together for one big weekend.

Fri, 18 Aug 17 - Sun, 20 Aug 17

Walgett Rodeo

Rodeo events still conform closely to their historic roots, but incorporate a few modern changes to keep both competitors, and animals, safe and sound.

Sat, 19 Aug 17

Stonehenge Bronco Branding, Rodeo & Gymkhana

Bronco Branding, Rodeo & Gymkhana action at its finest

Sat, 19 Aug 17

Alice Springs - Henley-on-Todd Regatta

Every seen boat racing on a dry sandy river bed?

Sat, 19 Aug 17

Cairns Tropical Wave Multicultural Festival

A day to celebrate Far North Queensland’s rich and diverse cultural identity.

Sat, 19 Aug 17

William Creek Bronco Branding

Australia’s most traditional and unique method of branding cattle.

Wed, 23 Aug 17 - Sat, 26 Aug 17

Cairns Bluewater Billfish Tournament

Billfish Fishing in Cairns

Thu, 24 Aug 17 - Sun, 27 Aug 17

Gympie Music Muster

Country Music Festival

Fri, 25 Aug 17 - Sat, 26 Aug 17

Betoota Cup Raceday

A fun weekend of Racing at one of the Outback’s most unique towns.

Fri, 25 Aug 17 - Sun, 27 Aug 17

Dirranbandi Campdraft

A culmination of the strongest cowboys and fastest cowgirls in the country. Date TBC

Fri, 25 Aug 17 - Sun, 27 Aug 17

Cunnamulla Fella Festival & PBR Touring Pro Division Bull Ride

The Cunnamulla Fella Festival is a rodeo that features Australia’s top cowboys, bull riders, shearers and stockmen.

Fri, 25 Aug 17 - Sun, 27 Aug 17

Camooweal Drovers Camp Festival

In the past, Camooweal was a colourful droving centre for the largest cattle drives the world has ever seen. Today, huge transports and road-trains carrying millions of dollars worth of livestock and general goods use the roads.

Sat, 26 Aug 17

Mitchell Camel & Pig Races

The Mitchell Camel & Pig Races & Ute Muster is a great fun day out and stop-over for those heading out to the Birdsville Races.

Sat, 26 Aug 17

Dingo Race Day and World Dingo Trap Throwing Competition.

Dingo Race Day & World Dingo Trap Throwing Competition is an iconic outback event offering music and entertainment for everyone.

Sat, 26 Aug 17

Innamincka Races

All the glitz and glamour of Flemington but in Innamincka

Sat, 26 Aug 17 - Sun, 27 Aug 17

Newman Rodeo

Competitors put their skills to the test in a number of different events,

Sat, 26 Aug 17 - Sun, 27 Aug 17

Dalby’s Delicious and Delightful Festival

Celebrating Dalby’s multicultural community with food and entertainment

Wed, 30 Aug 17

Windorah International Yabby Races

International Yabby races in Windorah