Outback Events


So big and so diverse, spectacular sunsets, relaxing artesian spa’s, amazing country pubs, dinosaurs, camel races, gem fields, rich history in mining, aviation and the land, all served with warm country hospitality. You’ve gotta see this…..

Sat, 10 Jun 17

Jundah Sheep Shenanigans and Woolly Cup

If you’ve never been to sheep races before you’re in for a real treat


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.

P.O. Box 65 Aramac Qld 4726 Aramac

Sun, 27 May 18

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

A pumpkin festival with lots more to do and see

GOOMERI QLD 4601 Murgon

Fri, 01 Jun 18 - Sat, 02 Jun 18

Boonah Show

Showcasing Boonah’s produce and community.


Fri, 01 Jun 18

Hungerford Field Day

Use this good old fashioned country field day as an excuse to visit Hungerford and the beautiful attractions nearby.


Sat, 02 Jun 18

Landsborough Flock Ewe Show

Landsborough Flock Ewe Show - first Saturday of June each year: sheep and wool judging, cattle displays, trade displays, ladies pavilion, shopping, activities for kids plus dinner and entertainment.


Tue, 05 Jun 18 - Mon, 11 Jun 18

The Queensland Caravan, Camping and Touring Holiday Show

The Queensland Caravan, Camping and Touring Holiday Show comes to Brisbane this June

Brisbane City

Fri, 08 Jun 18 - Sun, 10 Jun 18

Weipa Fishing Classic

It’s on again, the biggest event in Cape York

Brett and Michelle Elms Weipa

Sat, 09 Jun 18 - Sun, 10 Jun 18

Jandowae Timbertown Festival

A journey of discovery through the history of the Jandowae timber industry to a celebration of the agricultural links the town relies upon today.


Fri, 15 Jun 18 - Sun, 17 Jun 18

Cooktown Discovery Festival

The Re-enactment of Captain Cook’s 1770 landing on the banks of the Endeavour River.


Sun, 17 Jun 18

Kuranda Roots Festival

Peace, love and reggae in the rainforest.


Fri, 22 Jun 18 - Sun, 24 Jun 18

Croydon Poddy Dodgers Festival

Put your boots on and grab ya hat for the Croydon Poddy Dodgers Festival


Fri, 22 Jun 18 - Sun, 24 Jun 18

Laura Rodeo and Races

An action-packed weekend with something to entertain the whole family.


Sat, 23 Jun 18

Roma Turf Club Rugby Race Day

Roma Races - The heart of Western Racing

PO Box 294 Roma QLD 4455 Roma

Sat, 23 Jun 18 - Sat, 30 Jun 18

Croydon Heritage Week

Celebrate the history and heritage of Croydon with us


Fri, 06 Jul 18 - Sun, 08 Jul 18

Bedourie Campdraft and Gymkhana

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

Bedourie Bedourie

Sat, 07 Jul 18

Stamford Races and Community Fun Day

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


Stamford Hughenden

Tue, 10 Jul 18 - Thu, 12 Jul 18

Birdsville Big Red Bash

A bucket-list event with some of the biggest names in Australian music to perform in the desert at the iconic Big Red sand hill Birdsville


Thu, 12 Jul 18 - Mon, 16 Jul 18

Cloncurry Stockmans Challenge

One of Australia’s great horse events.

Cloncurry Stockman's Challenge PO Box 427 Cloncurry

Fri, 13 Jul 18 - Sat, 14 Jul 18

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.

P.O. Box 334 Winton 4735 Winton

Fri, 13 Jul 18 - Sun, 15 Jul 18

Yowah Opal Festival

Promoting Australia’s Natural Gem Stone - The Opal


Sat, 14 Jul 18 - Sun, 15 Jul 18

Windorah - Bronco Branding, Gymkhana & Stockman’s Challenge

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

Windorah Windorah

Sat, 14 Jul 18

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.

Bedourie Visitor Information Centre Bedourie

Fri, 20 Jul 18 - Sun, 22 Jul 18

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.

Boulia Boulia

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.


Fri, 27 Jul 18 - Sat, 04 Aug 18

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

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


Fri, 27 Jul 18 - Sun, 29 Jul 18

Hughenden Country Music Festival

Top entertainment over 3 great days.


Sat, 28 Jul 18 - Sun, 29 Jul 18

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.

PO Box 96 Cloncurry QLD Quamby