Outback Events

Central West

The epitome of outback Queensland can be seen in the towns of the Central West. Names like Barcaldine, Longreach, Winton, Boulia, Birdsville and Bedourie all scream uniquely outback. This is adventure country.

Fri, 20 Oct 17 - Sun, 22 Oct 17

Blackall Heartland Festival

The Heartland Festival is growing into a major calendar event


Fri, 27 Jul 18 - Sun, 29 Jul 18

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.


Sat, 18 Aug 18 - Sun, 19 Aug 18

Stonehenge Bronco Branding, Rodeo & Gymkhana

Bronco Branding, Rodeo & Gymkhana action at its finest


Sat, 25 Aug 18 - Sun, 26 Aug 18

Betoota Cup Raceday

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


Fri, 31 Aug 18 - Sat, 01 Sep 18

Birdsville Races

Welcome to Birdsville, home to the Birdsville Pub and those famous outback horse races


Fri, 07 Sep 18 - Sat, 08 Sep 18

Bedourie Races & Rodeo

Part of the famed Simpson Desert Racing Carnival - follow on from the Birdsville Races


Sat, 08 Sep 18

Bedourie Ute & Travellers’ Muster

The Bedourie Ute & Travellers Muster combines with the Bedourie Races and Rodeo for an absolute fun weekend.