Watch the dust rise as hundreds wrestle, ride and race on bucking beasts at the Xstrata Mount Isa Rodeo – the largest event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
See the streets of Cloncurry come to life with the colours of the Mardi Gras street parade or lay out a blanket with your kids for the Teddy Bear’s picnic. Join the punters at the Birdsville Races and hold onto your best racing hat as the dust flies and you cheer the horses to the finish line or pick up a prize at Fashions of the Field.
Swap your racing best for boots and the track for bushland as you place your bets at the quirky Windorah Yabbie Races. Celebrate Queensland’s rural heritage and discover a unique Australian sport, campdraft, where cattle, horse and rider come together.
Or try your hand at polocrosse or admire the skills of Australia’s stockman keeping the traditions of the bush alive at the Stockman’s’ Hall of Fame Campdraft.
25 to 27 Apr 2014
Undara Experience will erupt on the Undara Outback Rock and Blues weekend with five separate guest artists over three days, a weekend to suit all music lovers.
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25 Apr to 4 May 2014 Free Entry
Country Music, ghosts, gold, buskers, amazing buildings, markets and a parade! Sounds intriguing? Since 1872 when gold was discovered, the town has charmed many visitors and was nicknamed The World.
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2 to 4 May 2014 Free Entry
Celebrate Barcaldine's colourful past and exciting future at the Tree of Knowledge Festival. Soak up history at Barcaldine's legendary May Day Parade on Saturday morning, followed by the Showgrounds Markets featuring Yaamba, novelty events, the famous Barcy goat racing and more.
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2 to 5 May 2014 Free Entry
Looking for a fun filled Outback Experience? Look no further than the Richmond Outback Fossil Fest! Set your course for Richmond, North West Queensland.
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3 to 4 May 2014 Free Entry
The fun kicks off for the annual Adavale Rodeo with the best and bravest cowboys around battling to stay on for that eight seconds and claim the prize.
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8 to 12 May 2014
Music In The Mulga is a Country Music Festival held annually over the Mother's Day weekend. The festival is held on a working sheep and cattle property, "Wandilla Station" 16 kilometres south of Eulo, south west Queensland.
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10 May 2014
Come along to the Quilpie Diggers Race Club Race Meeting and experience country racing in all its glory.
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10 to 11 May 2014 Free Entry
Watch in awe as talented men and women demonstrate their timeless bush skills through the historic art of Bronco Branding and Campdrafting in Birdsville.
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23 May to 1 Jun 2014 Free Entry
G'Day! The Blackall Heartland Festival is a celebration in Blackall, the home of the Black Stump, Jackie Howe and the centre for Arts and Culture in the Central West.
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29 May to 1 Jun 2014
Following on from the T150 celebrations, the Tambo and District Race Club celebrates its sesquicentennial at the Tambo Cup Carnival meeting.
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