What’s On

The Western Downs is renowned for its iconic major events that truly capture the essence of the Western Downs Region.

Big Skies Festival

Big Skies Festival

Set on the stunning Jimbour Plains, the Big Skies Festival is an annual event celebrating the sights, tastes and experiences this unique region has to offer. Thousands of festival goers visit the region for a week of extraordinary events including camp …

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Chinchilla Melon Festival

Chinchilla Melon Festival

Chinchilla Melon Festival is one of the best festival experiences on offer. It is the world’s biggest melon festival, and it will be back to celebrate its 15th biannual event in 2023. To keep up to date with plans for the …

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Dalby Delicious & Delightful Festival

Dalby Delicious & Delightful Festival

Embrace and celebrate multiculturalism and inclusivity with live performances, activity filled program and a multitude of flavours from around the globe on offer. Experience the wonderment as the usually tranquil banks of the Myall Creek are transformed into a spectacular lantern …

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Dalby Stockhorse Sale

Dalby Stockhorse Sale

This premier equine sale event held the first weekend in December each year is an excellent opportunity to watch the renowned Australian Stock Horse at work before going under the hammer. Bred for endurance, agility and their good temperament, watch as …

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Jandowae TimberTown Festival

Jandowae TimberTown Festival

Woodchips flying, chainsaws roaring and market stalls as far as the eye can see… It must be Timbertown time. Join us on 11 and 12 June 2022 to celebrate our outback culture at Jandowae Timbertown Festival! Enjoy country hospitality, live entertainment …

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Miles Back to the Bush Festival

Miles Back to the Bush Festival

Experience the beauty and charm of rural life. Every two years the Miles community celebrate life in the bush and invite visitors to experience their warm country hospitality through a range of bush festivities over an extended weekend in September. Whether …

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Opera at Jimbour

Opera at Jimbour

We can’t wait to welcome you back to the glorious Jimbour for a weekend of intimate opera and chamber music performances. Opera at Jimbour offers a truly unique and memorable event, 25 to 27 June 2021. The program includes two breathtaking …

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Tara Festival of Culture & Camel Races

Tara Festival of Culture & Camel Races

SAVE the DATE  Just announced Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races to be held 29-31 July 2022. Come and join us for three days of culture and camels. Tick this outback experience off your bucket list with the convenience of …

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