REGIONAL EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
FEAST OF THE SENSES INNISFAIL March 23-28
The Feast of the Senses is one of the Tropical North’s premier food experiences. It showcases the region’s impressive variety of rare and exotic fruits while also highlighting the enviable range of other produce including meat, seafood, herbs, spices and wine.
KURANDA EASTER CELEBRATION April 15 MT GARNET RACES & RODEO April 28-30 TINAROO SAILING CLUB MAY DAY REGATTA April 29-May 1 NORMANTON BARRA CLASSIC Easter Weekend April 14-16
HISTORIC VILLAGE HERBERTON PIONEER WEEKEND May 13-14
Step back in time as the Historic Village Herberton comes to life for one weekend a year. Watch experts demonstrate blacksmithing, wood chopping, tin panning, small engines, olden days fashions and more. Enjoy great local entertainment and train rides for the family over the two-day event.
UNDARA OUTBACK ROCK & BLUES April 21-23
Undara Experience is set to erupt with the Undara Outback Rock & Blues weekend. With five separate artists and performers over three days, this is a weekend to suit fans of all music genres.
ROTARY FNQ FIELD DAY MAREEBA May 24-26 DIMBULAH LIONS FESTIVAL May 27-28
THE GREAT WHEELBARROW RACE May 12-14 BIG WEEKEND CHILLAGOE RODEO May 12-13
YUNGABURRA TRIATHLON April 22 & 23
ATHERTON GEM FESTIVAL @ TOLGA August 5 MAREEBA MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL 2017 Date TBC NORTH QLD GOLD PANNING @ MAREEBA 2017 Date TBC VP DAY MEMORIAL SERVICE @ TOLGA August 13
OPERA IN THE OUTBACK UNDARA October 5-7 TASTES OF THE TABLELANDS @ ATHERTON October 15 TABLELAND FOLK FESTIVAL @ YUNGABURRA October 26-29 TORIMBA FESTIVAL @ RAVENSHOE October 7-21
Celebrate Ravenshoe’s heritage as a former timber town. Torimba fosters community spirit and unites the town and district. Don’t miss the Torimba Mardi Gras parade.
KURANDA FESTIVAL October 22
HERBERTON ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW September 2-3 MT CARBINE BULL & BRONC RIDE August 12
There will be plenty of action at this Bull & Bronc Ride. Starting at 5pm until late, with live music, entertainment and more than 10 events to enjoy, spectators will be able to take in the country atmosphere of this popular annual event. Camping is available as well hot food and family fun. The annual flower show will be held over this weekend showcasing the local plants grown in the area, local school and photography displays and a variety of arts and crafts made by locals.
CROCODILE TROPHY September 16-23
ATHERTON BIKE FESTIVAL September 29 - October 1
No responsibility can be taken for date changes. It is recommended event details are checked directly with organisers.