Festivals & Events

A La Carte in the Park - Gold Coast | Gold Coast

A La Carte in the Park is the Gold Coast’s biggest food and wine event. A La Carte in the Park is held in mid June each year at Mitchell Park, Southport overlooking the beautiful Broadwater precinct. A La Carte in the Park is a great opportunity to sample plates of food and drink from various Gold Coast restaurants. Featured are a vast array of food booths featuring multicultural cuisine in...

Australian Body Art Carnivale | Eumundi

The Australian Body Art Carnivale promises a tantalising showcase of body artists from all over Australasia, held in mid May every year. The Carnivale presents body artistry in all its forms with workshops, exhibitions and performances in this ancient art form. During the Carnivale the whole township of Eumundi comes alive with music and is themed with body art. The inaugural Body Art Carniva...

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Jolimont | Melbourne

This oval is situated in an attractive parkland setting within a km of the city proper. It was chosen as the main stadium to feature the athletics, soccer, and hockey finals and the colourful opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games. The first cricket match between England and Australia was played on this ground in 1862 and it has since been the scene of many memorable Test matches. Th...

Marree Camel Cup | Marree

Marree Camel Cup is an annual event, held in early July each year. The town comes to life during this event. Marree is the home of the legendary Afghan cameleers, and this event gives visitors the opportunity to experience their unique outback culture. Catch a very South Aussie spectacle as the camels kick up their hooves and pick up some serious speed in pursuit of the Marree Cup. The strength ...

Needlework, Craft and Quilt Fair | Sydney

The Needlework, Craft and Quilt Fair offers scrapbooking, crochet, embroidery, painting and much more. Enjoy workshops, classes and displays. The Fair is held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Drive, Darling Harbour.

Adelaide River Races | Adelaide River

Join in the excitement of a traditional country race meeting, the thrill of a rodeo, camp draft and rural show. The Adelaide River Races, set in beautiful shady grounds, feature a seven-race program with TAB and bookie facilities on site. Bar and food facilities are available, along with children activities. A concert and dance follow the day’s races, so with free camping available throw in the...

Albury Caravan, Camping, 4WD and Boat Show | Albury

The Albury Caravan, Camping, 4WD and Boat Show is held on March 4 to 6. A fabulous show featuring commercial and educational exhibitors.

Cooktown Discovery Festival | Cooktown

The Cooktown Discovery Festival is held annually on the Queen's Birthday weekend in June. The Discovery Festival celebrates the European discovery of the area. A popular feature of the event is a re-enactment of the landing of James Cook in 1770. Enjoy exciting traditional events and much more.

GemFest | Anakie

Held annually in August, GemFest attracts visitors and gem traders from all over the world to look at the best gems and jewellery the region has to offer.

Lightning Ridge Opal & Gem Festival | Lightning Ridge

The Lightning Ridge Opal and Gem Festival displays a fantastic range of opal, jewellery, beads and gems. Activities include the Opal Queen Ball, wine and cheese night, opal crown competition and lots of entertainment. Held in late July each year at Lightning Ridge Bowling Club, Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge.

McLaren Vale Sea and Vines Festival | McLaren Vale

The McLaren Vale Sea and Vines Festival will satisfy your senses. For two days, 26 local wineries will house some of the state's tastiest seafood and musicians.

Needlework, Craft and Quilt Fair | Melbourne

The Needlework, Craft and Quilt Fair offers scrapbooking, crochet, embroidery, painting and much more. Enjoy workshops, classes and displays. The Fair is held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank.

Needlework, Craft and Quilt Fair | Canberra

The Needlework, Craft and Quilt Fair offers scrapbooking, crochet, embroidery, painting and much more. Enjoy workshops, classes and displays. The Fair is held at Exhibition Park, Canberra.

Outback Festival | Winton

The Outback Festival is held in late September each year in Winton, QLD. The first festival was held in 1973 and has grown into one where unique outback events have captured the attention of national and international tourists. The program includes the Australian Dunny Derby, Outback Iron Man, Woman and Kid, Ute Muster, World Crayfish Derby Race Meeting, Music Spectacular, Kidzone Festival, Peter...

Pine Creek Goldrush Festival | Pine Creek

The Pine Creek Goldrush Festival is a great way to promote the area's unique heritage. The Festival involves many locals in a varied program of events including an art exhibition, food stalls, crafts, novelty events, didjeridoo festival and much more.

Woodford Folk Festival, Sunshine Coast | Woodford

The Woodford Folk Festival is an event of international standing. Held over six days and six nights from Dec 27th through to January 1st. More than 2000 performers and 580 events are programmed featuring local, national and international guests. Within the festival village you can find 22 performance venues, of which 18 are all weather. The festival streets are lined with restaurants, cafes, stal...

Great Sydney Antiques Fair | Sydney

A website devoted to providing information on antique fairs and in particular the Great Sydney Antiques Fair held in October each year at Hordern Pavilion, show ground near Fox Studios.