June 01, 2017

June 23-26

NT: Alice Springs Beanie Festival
• Begun in 1997 as a way for remote communities to earn an income through selling handmade beanies, this iconic (and quirky) festival is a Top End favourite.
• Annual exhibition attracts close to 9000 visitors and 7000 beanies from across the desert, the continent and the world. Celebrating 20 years this year.
• Beanie-making workshops, music, food and art at the Araluen Arts Centre on opening night and kangaroo on the campfire.
www.beaniefest.org
May 05, 2017

May 5-7

WA: Perth SuperSprint
• An action-packed weekend of V8 supercar racing featuring two 100km races on Saturday and a 200km race on Sunday.
• See your favourite drivers compete at Barbagallo Raceway in Neerabup.
www.supercars.com
May 05, 2017

May 6

VIC: Beechworth Back In Time Drive
• Up to 250 rare, classic and vintage cars and motorcycles converge on the historic Beechworth streets.
• Tractor run, barbecue, street procession and displays.
www.beechwortholdcranksclub.com

WA: Vancouver Street Festival
• Held at Albany, the first site of European settlement in WA, this large-scale street festival celebrates heritage, culture and the arts.
• Wool spinning and weaving demonstrations, family activities, gourmet food, entertainment, stalls and exhibitions.
Phone: (08) 9841 9260

May 05, 2017

From May 6

NT: Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival
• Welcome the dry season with a week of events and activities around the Nightcliff foreshore, outside Darwin.
• Music, entertainment, dance and interactive events.
www.nightcliffseabreeze.com
May 05, 2017

May 6-7

NSW: Quirindi Vintage Machinery & Miniature Railway Rally and Swap Meet
• A celebration of tractors and engines, steam engines, cars and motorbikes at a small town near Tamworth.
• Weekend attractions include a blacksmith’s shop and stalls, as well as a main street procession, woodchop event and live entertainment.
www.visitquirindi.com.au

SA: Myponga Market
• Hundreds of stalls spread over 2000sqm of the Old Myponga Cheese Factory.
• Bric-a-brac, antique tools, collectibles as well as local produce and a sweet shop.
www.mypongamarket.com

May 05, 2017

May 7

TAS: Evandale Market
• Popular country market featuring more than 100 stalls, held in the state’s north.
• Bric-a-brac, high quality crafts, food stalls and rides for the kids.
Phone: (03) 6391 9191
May 05, 2017

May 12-14

NSW: Albury Caravan, Camping, 4WD, Fish and Boat Show
• Loads of exhibits featuring the latest in caravans, camping, boating and accessories.
• 4WD and camp oven cooking demonstrations, freestyle bike show, fishing show and a reptile awareness display.
www.ruralscene.com.au
May 05, 2017

May 13

VIC: The Alexandra Market
• Held at the gateway to the High Country, this market has dozens of stalls featuring food, fruit and vegetables, plants and herbs, jewellery and other goods.
• The Timber Tramway also operates on market days and there is a good selection of food and snacks.
www.alexandratramway.org.au

SA: Saturday Night Market
• Held in Morphett Vale, this market is open from 3-9pm and features the wares of local artists, crafters and businesses.
 Other attractions include a bouncy castle, playground, live entertainment and an outdoor cinema.
www.markettomarketyourmarketplace.com

May 05, 2017

May 19-21

QLD: Mackay Home Show and Caravan, Camping Expo
• Showcasing the latest and greatest camping, 4WD and caravanning products and accessories.
• More than 140 businesses on hand to offer advice and show specials.
www.mackayhomeshow.com.au

SA: Copper Coast Cornish Festival
• Parades and street parties, maypole dancing, ceremonies, costumes and a country music festival.
• There will also be a classic cavalcade of cars and motorbikes on Sunday as well as a fun fair.
www.kernewek.org

May 05, 2017

May 20

NT: Mataranka Never Never Festival
• Under the stars poetry, bush yarns, family fun day, markets and beach volleyball challenge, held near Katherine.
• Morning teas and a screening of We of the Never Never.
Phone: 0437 967 486