Mackay Region

Boasting one of the most picturesque valleys in Australia, the Mackay region prides itself on its natural surrounds. From the Pioneer Valley and the historic home of famous opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, to Eungella National Park and its platypus population, there’s an experience for everyone in Mackay.

Show Events: JANUARY – DECEMBER

2017

December

2018

January    February    March    April    May    June

July    August    September    October    November    December

December Events 2017

Event Date Event Name
14 Mackay Races
23 Mackay Races
31 Mackay New Year’s Eve River Party
TBC Bulls Masters Youth Cup – Mackay

January Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
12 Women’s Big Bash League – Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars
21 Flight Centre Travel Expo
26 Australia Day Citizen Ceremony & Celebrations
27 – 28 Pro Darts Series

February Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
3 – 6 30th Anniversary of the MECC
4 32nd Bridal Fair Expo
14 MECC Music Series – with Ash Grunwald
24 Helloworld Travel Expo

March Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
2 Chinese New Year Lantern Festival
2 Bigger, Better, Stronger – Mackay Chamber of Commerce Conference
24 Brandish Australia Colourdash 3000

April Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
1 Mackay City Centre Easter Carnival
7 – 8 Velos in the Valley
12 – 14 Offshore Super Boat Championships
27 – 28 Tour De Cure
TBC Mackay Italian Street Party

May Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
2 – 4 Australian Wagyu Week
4 – 7 Wintermoon Festival
5 – 7 North Queensland Games
6 Lamberts Beach Seafood and Wine Festival
12 Zach Mach Mackay Adventure Challenge
18 – 20 Mackay Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo
May 24 – June 1 Oyster World Rally 2017
26 Jimmy Barnes Working Class Man Tour
26 Mackay Amateurs Race Day
27 Greenmount Homestead Heritage Fair
28 – 30 Clermont Show 150 Years

June Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
3 Mackay Marina Run
8 – 10 St. Lawrence Wetlands Weekend
17 Pioneer Valley Show
19 – 21 Mackay Show
20 Swan Lake – Queensland Bullet
20 – 24 CQ Masters (8 Ball Tournament)

July Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
14 Mackay Cup Race Day
20 – 29 Mackay Festival of Arts
22 Grasstree Beach Motorbike Races
21 G & S Engineering Wine and Food Day
24 – 26 Queensland Mining Exhibition
26 Ne:Roi Ballet Premiere – A World Premiere

August Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
3 Australian Ballet
4 – 5 Mackay Mountain Marathon
4 – 5 Sarina Show
11 Opera Queensland
12 Sugar City Con Pop Culture Expo
TBC Mackay Airport Beach Horse Races
TBC Mechanos Mackay

September Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
8 Sarina Beach Coconut Festival
17 – 23 Eungella Bird Week and Bushwalking Festival
21 – 23 Wintermoon Spring Festival
22 Little Tribe Festival
22 – 23 Mackay Triathlon Festival
28 – 30 CQ Bikes, Bulls, Buggy’s & Bands
29 Rio Tinto River 2 Reef Charity Ride
TBC Timberfest Music Art & Lifestyle Festival

October Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
27 Global Groovers Cultural Festival

November Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
1 Sarina Beach Triathlon

December Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
1 4MK/Zinc’s Carols at the Quay
31 Mackay City Centre New Year’s Eve River Party

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