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Queensland's Premier Festival & Events Guide


G’day, welcome to "Wot's on in Queensland" our Festivals, Events & Markets Guide available at Visitor Information Centres, Caravanning and 4WD Exhibitions.

We have endeavoured to captivate the beauty and vastness of Queensland from coastal to country towns and allow people to see our calendar of over 2500 Festivals, Events & Markets.  It is these grassroots festivals from the heart of the communities that showcase the extraordinary talents, culture and artistry for one to have an amazing experience, amongst the most scenic landscapes imaginable.

Once you see an event of interest contact the local Visitor Information Centre for more details on how to plan your trip as they are a great help.

We are also supporting the Queensland Police Service Campaign "Stay on Track Outback" for safety tips and useful links to plan your trip.

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Note: sometimes events showcased here are subject to changes - it is always important to check with the Visitor Information Centre in the area you travel (we have the full list of them on our website).

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Explore The Regions

Where would you like to go ... ?

Brisbane and Surrounds

A beautiful region, where there is something fun for everyone.

Whether it’s the beaches for a swim, a cruise out on the bay, sight seeing & even whale watching.

Southern Queensland Country

A large area west of The Great Divide, here in Southern Queensland Country you will find historic places to go, iconic sandstone buildings, and a diverse range of places to stay from mountain cottages, B&Bs and great mountain retreats. 

South-West Queensland

Situated right on the border of New South Wales, and South Australia, expect a true blue Australian Outback experience. Quilpie, Cunnamulla, Thargomindah evoke stories of the bush often heard over a coldie in a hostoric country pub.


Remember: For the lastest updates, contact the local Visitor Information Centre.

Central-West Queensland

A historic part of Queensland with famous towns such as Tambo, Blackall, Barcaldine, Longreach, and Winton.

There is everything from Shearing, Museums, Cultural Exhibits and Annual Shows to check out.

Far-West Queensland

Here in Far-West Queensland place, you will find sand hills and wide pastoral stations.

Famous events include the Birdsville Cup, the Boulia Camel Cup, International Yabbie Races, and the Birdsville Big Red Bash.

North-West Queensland

At the very tip in the north of Queensland to the Northern Territory border, here you will find Queensland's biggest non-metropolitan town Mt Isa.

One event to check out is the Mount Isa Rodeo; one of the outback's most seen events.


Should your vehicle break down, when driving remote areas, always stay with the vehicle and phone 000 (or 112).

Gold Coast

Whether it’s surfing, swimming or simply sunbaking, the Gold Coast offers 21 patrolled beaches along its 57 kilometres of pristine coastline.

For those who love nature, head inland to the Hinterland brimming with walking tracks, rock pools, waterfalls and wildlife.

Sunshine Coast

Experience the truly relaxing lifestyle of the coast.

From hidden hinterland villages of Maleny, Montville and Mapleton with neighbouring subtropical forests, freshwater lakes and rivers to the pristine beaches of Noosa, Coolum, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba and Caloundra.

Fraser Coast

From World Heritage-Listed national parks to a marine-life aquatic playground, the Fraser Coast offers some of the world’s best natural encounters.

Lady Elliot Island is just a short plane ride from Harvey Bay.


Don't forget to Slip, Slop, Slap and when at a patrolled beach always swim between the red & yellow flags.

Southern Great Barrier Reef

Just 4 hours from Brisbane and stretching from Bundaberg through to Gladstone, Rockhamption and right up the Capricorn Coast, the Southern Great Barrier Reef is the official start of one of the worlds great wonders.

Mackay Region

Boasting one of the most picturesque valleys in Australia, the Mackay Region prides itself on its natural surrounds.

Discover the waterfalls in the lush rainforests, and see the wallibies on the beaches.

The Whitsundays Region

The 74 islands of The Whitsundays lay in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

With the calm protected waters of the Coral Sea, this region is considered a paradise with its turquoise waters and white sands.


Avoid driving at dusk or dawn to steer clear of native wildlife.

Townsville - North Queensland

Explore a mix of World Heritage-Listed wet tropics, rainforests, reefs, sandy beaches, outback towns and Great Barrier Reef islands in Townsville North Queensland.

The region extends north to Hinchinbrook, south to the Burdekin, and west to Charters Towers, and encompasses Magnetic Island as well as the Palm Island Group.

Tropical North Queensland

Tropical North Queensland is the only place on the planet where two World Heritage Wonders sit side by side; The Great Barrier Reef and The Daintree Rainforest .

From the reef to the outback, through rainforest and grasslands, driving in Tropical North Queensland is an unforgettable experience; boasting the Great Tropical Drive, the Savannah Way, & the Epic Cape York Drive.

Adventures on the Road

Check out our partnered featured podcasts for Adventures on the Road, all about traveling around Oz.



Always wear a seatbelt and take driver reviver breaks at a Rest Area or local Visitor Information Centre.

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