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In Queensland, events are simply an excuse to have a great time! Use our Events Calendar search tool and you'll be blown away by the range of events to choose from.

Enjoy life to its fullest with music, dance, food and wine festivals. Or indulge in the performing arts or an exclusive exhibition. Bring out your competitive nature and see some of the world's best athletes at sporting events. Or discover a quirky regional event for something a little different. One thing is certain: you'll never be bored on a Queensland holiday!

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Events in Queensland


  • Cairns Amateurs Carnival
    Cairns Amateurs Carnival

    Cairns Amateurs Carnival

    The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is four days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment built around two days of horse racing in Cairns in early September each year.

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  • Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival
    Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

    Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

    The Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival is an exciting biennial gathering in Cape York Peninsula, highlighting the many diverse Communities, language, song, dance and stories.

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  • Brisbane Festival
    Brisbane Festival

    Brisbane Festival

    Brisbane Festival will paint the town pink with an exciting program of over 83 events full of music, theatre, dance, comedy, cabaret, opera, circus and more.

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  • CQPhysio Group Capricorn Coast Running Festival
    CQPhysio Group Capricorn Coast Running Festival

    CQPhysio Group Capricorn Coast Running Festival

    The CQPhysio Group Capricorn Coast Running Festival is the most exciting and professional running event in Central Queensland.

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  • Birdsville Races
    Birdsville Races

    Birdsville Races

    The second race meet in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival. Dubbed as the Melbourne Cup of the Outback, crowds of 6,000 racegoers converge on Birdsville each year to enjoy two day of quality outback racing and entertainment.

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  • Warwick Rodeo
    Warwick Rodeo

    Warwick Rodeo

    On the last full weekend of October every year, the nation's top rodeo riders and the best broncs and bucking bulls gather for the Warwick Rodeo - known far and wide as "Australia's Most Famous".

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  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is a cultural party featuring floral parade, food, wine, entertainment and all things spring! So come along and entice your senses at their iconic Grand Central Floral Parade, Ergon Energy Flower, Food and Wine Festival, Heritage Bank Live Concert Series, Kids Day Out a

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  • Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
    Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast

    Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast

    Perfectly located in the heart of Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach offers the perfect year-round climate and is an ideal location for a sporting event, a relaxing family vacation or just a great place to escape to.

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  • The Perfect American
    The Perfect American

    The Perfect American

    Following high acclaim in Madrid and London, Brisbane Festival and OperaQ join forces to bring the latest opera from iconic composer Philip Glass - commissioned to mark his 75th birthday - to Brisbane.

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  • Qantas Wallabies versus Argentina
    Qantas Wallabies versus Argentina

    Qantas Wallabies versus Argentina

    The Qantas Wallabies will look to continue its 17-year unbeaten record against Argentina in The Castrol EDGE Rugby Championship when they take on Los Pumas at Cbus Super Stadium.

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  • Australian PGA Championship
    Australian PGA Championship

    Australian PGA Championship

    Australia's oldest professional golf tournament will again be played on the Gold Coast when the Australian PGA Championship returns to RACV Royal Pines Resort in December.

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  • Subaru Noosa Triathlon Multisport Festival
    Subaru Noosa Triathlon Multisport Festival

    Subaru Noosa Triathlon Multisport Festival

    Every year national and international competitors/ spectators flock to Queensland's shores to take part in Australia's largest triathlon event and the largest Multi Sport Festival of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

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  • Gold Coast 7s
    Gold Coast 7s

    Gold Coast 7s

    The Gold Coast Sevens takes place on two days of adrenaline-filled, thrilling Rugby Sevens. The event features some of the most exciting athletes in the world mixed with Australia's biggest fancy dress party on the sun-drenched Gold Coast.

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  • V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600
    V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600

    V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600

    Get set to party at the V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600, October 24 - 26. The Gold Coast's biggest party is back in October with a show stopping week of celebrations on and off the track.

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  • NetFest
    NetFest

    NetFest

    NetFest is Netball Australia's 18+ mass participation netball event held on the Gold Coast offering a choice of traditional (outdoor) or beach netball tournaments, supported by a range of social activities on the Gold Coast, Australia's favourite holiday destination and the ideal location for netbal

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  • Crush Festival
    Crush Festival

    Crush Festival

    The 2014 Crush Festival marks the sixth year of celebrating regional arts and showcasing high quality arts and culture in the Bundaberg region.

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  • Airlie Beach Music Festival
    Airlie Beach Music Festival

    Airlie Beach Music Festival

    The one of a kind music festival. The Airlie Beach Music Festival dates have been confirmed and a bonus Jam Session night has been added for the three day festival ticket holders.

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  • Coolangatta Gold
    Coolangatta Gold

    Coolangatta Gold

    Nothing demands more from an athlete than the Coolangatta Gold. Celebrating 30 years in 2014, the 42 kilometre course is not for the faint hearted.

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