Central-West Queensland

Show Events: JANUARY – DECEMBER

2020

January    February    March    April    May    June

 

July    August    September    October    November    December

2020

January    February    March    April    May    June

 

July    August    September    October    November    December

January Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1 New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)
26 Australia Day
27 Australia Day (Public Holiday)
Barcaldine
26 Jenny Schmidt Memorial Barrel Race

February Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
Barcaldine
8 Darts Championships
8 Valentine’s Cent Sale
29 Cricket Fun Day

March Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
28 North Gregory Turf Club Races
Barcaldine
14 Barcaldine Race Club Race Meeting
14 Jericho Tourism Markets
21 CWA Barcaldine Markets

April Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
6 Waltzing Matilda Day
10-13 Easter
25 Anzac Day
Barcaldine
4 CWA Barcaldine Markets
11 Barcaldine Race Club Race Meeting
11 Jericho Tourism Markets
18 Autumn Markets
18 CWA Barcaldine Markets
24-25 Tower Hill Races
25 ANZAC Day service | Alpha
25 ANZAC Day service | Jericho
25 ANZAC Day service | Barcaldine
25 ANZAC Day service | Aramac
25 ANZAC Day service | Muttaburra

May Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1-3 Gem of the West Campdraft
4 Labour Day (public holiday)
15-18 International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians Fly-in
23 Winton Show Ball – Great Gatsby Gala
Barcaldine
1-4 Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge Festival
2 Barcaldine Race Club Race Meeting
9 Jericho Tourism Markets
19-20 Alpha Show
22-23 Harry Redford Cattle Drive Reunion
23 Aramac Races
30 CWA Barcaldine Markets

June Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
6 Winton P & A Show
23-25 Outback Writers Festival
26-30 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival
Barcaldine
6 Landsborough Flock Ewe Show
6 Barcaldine Race Club Race Meeting
13 CWA Barcaldine Markets
13 Jericho Tourism Markets
20 Barcaldine Show
27 CWA Barcaldine Markets
27 Alpha Races

July Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1-4 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival
10-11 QBOA – Opal Festival
11 Winton Motorsport Association 1/8 Mile Drag Races TBC
25 Camel Races
Barcaldine
11 CWA Barcaldine Markets
11 Jericho Tourism Markets
18 Winter Markets
18 Burra Back Up
18 Inaugural Muttaburra Caravan Reversing Championships
25 Barcaldine Cultural Assocation Cent Sale
25 CWA Barcaldine Markets
Jul 31 – Aug 13 Flowers in the Dust Exhibition

August Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1 Corfield Races TBC
8-9 Diamantina Open Golf Championships
31 Variety Bash 2020 – Winton to Barossa via Birdsville
Barcaldine
8 CWA Barcaldine Markets
8 Muttaburra Races
8 Jericho Tourism Markets
22 CWA Barcaldine Markets

September Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
19 North Gregory Turf Club Races TBC
17 WBTA Junior Bush Poetry Competition
Barcaldine
8-9 Westech Field Days
12 Jericho Tourism Markets
18 Spring Markets

October Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
4 Winton Motorsport Association 1/8 Mile Drag Races TBC
5 Queen’s Birthday (public holiday)
Barcaldine
10 Jericho Tourism Markets

November Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
3 Melbourne Cup
Barcaldine

December Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
Barcaldine

Central-West Queensland NEWSLETTER

January Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1 New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)
26 Australia Day
27 Australia Day (Public Holiday)
Barcaldine
26 Jenny Schmidt Memorial Barrel Race

February Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
Barcaldine
8 Darts Championships
8 Valentine’s Cent Sale
29 Cricket Fun Day

March Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
28 North Gregory Turf Club Races
Barcaldine
14 Barcaldine Race Club Race Meeting
14 Jericho Tourism Markets
21 CWA Barcaldine Markets

April Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
6 Waltzing Matilda Day
10-13 Easter
25 Anzac Day
Barcaldine
4 CWA Barcaldine Markets
11 Barcaldine Race Club Race Meeting
11 Jericho Tourism Markets
18 Autumn Markets
18 CWA Barcaldine Markets
24-25 Tower Hill Races
25 ANZAC Day service | Alpha
25 ANZAC Day service | Jericho
25 ANZAC Day service | Barcaldine
25 ANZAC Day service | Aramac
25 ANZAC Day service | Muttaburra

May Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1-3 Gem of the West Campdraft
4 Labour Day (public holiday)
15-18 International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians Fly-in
23 Winton Show Ball – Great Gatsby Gala
Barcaldine
1-4 Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge Festival
2 Barcaldine Race Club Race Meeting
9 Jericho Tourism Markets
19-20 Alpha Show
22-23 Harry Redford Cattle Drive Reunion
23 Aramac Races
30 CWA Barcaldine Markets

June Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
6 Winton P & A Show
23-25 Outback Writers Festival
26-30 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival
Barcaldine

July Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1-4 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival
10-11 QBOA – Opal Festival
11 Winton Motorsport Association 1/8 Mile Drag Races TBC
25 Camel Races
Barcaldine
11 CWA Barcaldine Markets
11 Jericho Tourism Markets
18 Winter Markets
18 Burra Back Up
18 Inaugural Muttaburra Caravan Reversing Championships
25 Barcaldine Cultural Assocation Cent Sale
25 CWA Barcaldine Markets
Jul 31 – Aug 13 Flowers in the Dust Exhibition

August Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
1 Corfield Races TBC
8-9 Diamantina Open Golf Championships
31 Variety Bash 2020 – Winton to Barossa via Birdsville
Barcaldine
8 CWA Barcaldine Markets
8 Muttaburra Races
8 Jericho Tourism Markets
22 CWA Barcaldine Markets

September Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
19 North Gregory Turf Club Races TBC
17 WBTA Junior Bush Poetry Competition
Barcaldine
8-9 Westech Field Days
12 Jericho Tourism Markets
18 Spring Markets

October Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
4 Winton Motorsport Association 1/8 Mile Drag Races TBC
5 Queen’s Birthday (public holiday)
Barcaldine
10 Jericho Tourism Markets

November Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
3 Melbourne Cup
Barcaldine

December Events

Event Date Event Name
Winton
Barcaldine

Central-West Queensland NEWSLETTER

Central-West Queensland

Home of the Black Stump in Blackall, the Tree of Knowledge in Barcaldine, the Qantas Founders Museum in Longreach and the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton and the Thompson, Bacoo, and Diamantina Rivers are all etched into Australian Culture – Theres everything from Shearers, Airlines, Drovers, Unions and Dinosaurs are all honoured out here. Outback festivals and events reflect the stories of the Central West. This is the stuff that legends are made of.