July 07, 2017

July 27-29

NT: Royal Darwin Show
• Celebrating its 65th year, the show features all the fun of the fair including rides, demonstrations, showbags, displays and fireworks.
• Pavilions at the Darwin Showgrounds will be filled with poultry, dogs, cats, birds and baby animals as well as craft and photography displays.
www.darwinshow.com.au
July 07, 2017

July 27-30

TAS: Devonport Jazz Festival
• Enjoy four days of hot jazz to warm up your winter; if you like traditional, contemporary, swing, Latin or be-bop, you will find it at this festival.
• Featuring local and national jazz musicians, this is a celebration of all jazz genres from
old to new.
www.devonportjazz.com
July 07, 2017

July 28-30

SA: Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival
• The biggest showcase of local, national and international beers and ciders in the state with more than 50 exhibitors.
• International chefs will also BBQ up a storm for your dining pleasure.
www.adelaidebeerfest.com.au
July 07, 2017

July 28-30

QLD: Gold Coast Midyear Caravan and Camping Expo
• Held at the Gold Coast Turf Club, this event will feature more than 180 local and regional exhibitors attracting thousands of visitors.
• The latest caravans, camper trailers, motorhomes, camping gear and accessories will be on display.
www.goldcoastexpo.com.au
July 07, 2017

July 29-30

NSW: Batemans Bay Antiques and Collectibles Fair
• Find a bargain from the wide range of antiques and collectibles on display and have a chat with antique experts from all over the region.
• Delicious meals and refreshments available.
www.batemansbayantiquesfair.com
July 07, 2017

July 30

NT: Parap Village Markets
• Locally made arts and crafts including jewellery and gems, clothing and artworks held outside Darwin.
• Massive range of local fresh produce available as well as delicious coffee and snacks.
www.parapvillagemarkets.com.au
July 07, 2017

August 4-6

QLD: GreazeFest
• This festival held at Cleveland outside Brisbane sees thousands of 1950s aficionados gather for a weekend celebration of cool culture.
• Featuring the best Australian and international roots and rockabilly bands, hotrod, car and vintage motorcycle displays, fashion parades, art shows, workshops and competitions.
www.greazefest.com
June 01, 2017

June 2-4

WA: Mullewa Muster and Rodeo
• Hosting the Australian Championship Rodeo on Saturday June 3 with the biggest rodeo prize money in the west.
• Beaut Ute and Whip Cracking competitions, workshops, stalls and live entertainment from Australian country music stars.
www.mullewamuster.com

WA: Kalbarri Canoe and Cray Carnival
• A family weekend opening with a Pirate Theme Night, plus Princess Kyli Parade, Canoe Capers, Landlubber Games, Adventurethon and other canoe events.
• Sunday events include the 16.5km ‘Murchison River Dash’ canoe race hosted by Canoeing Western Australian Inc from Murchison House Station to Sally’s Tree on the foreshore.
www.kalbarricanoeandcray.com

June 01, 2017

June 2-11

NSW: Hello Koalas Festival
• An inaugural 10-day event in Port Macquarie focused on Australia’s favourite animal, the koala.
• Inspired by the success of the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail of 56 one-metre tall koala
sculptures, now a high profile permanent tourist attraction.
• Includes native wildlife events as well as the National Koala Conference organised by
the Koala Hospital.
www.hellokoalas.com
June 01, 2017

June 3

NT: Adelaide River Races
• Prepare to have a hoot at this traditional country race meeting at Adelaide River.
• Seven races will be held on the day along with a ‘Fashion on the Field’ event and and two-up after the races.
• Stick around for a concert and dance with live music under the stars.
www.arss.org.au

QLD: Australian Hand Cane Cutting Championships
• An outback test of skill and endurance at Home Hill Showgrounds in the Burdekin region, the sugar capital of Australia, to celebrate the dirty, back-breaking ‘Cut, Top and Load’ work of a bygone era.
• Thousands in prize money up for grabs for competitors including men’s, ladies and novice divisions.
• Spectators can walk through a paddock of burnt sugarcane.
www.burdekintourism.com.au