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The Western Downs is renowned for iconic major events that truly capture the essence of the region – from Opera, music festival Big Skies at Jimbour House to Camel Races in Tara.

Big Skies Festival 2022

Big Skies Festival 2022

Experience the Best of the West The Western Downs is excited to be welcoming back visitors for Big Skies Festival 2022 – one of the region’s premier events. Set on the stunning Jimbour Plains the festival is expected to attract thousands …

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Chinchilla Melon Festival

Chinchilla Melon Festival

Known as the ‘Melon Capital’ of Australia, every two years the thriving Chinchilla community welcome in excess of 20,000 visitors for the unique, fun-filled and crazy experience of the Chinchilla Melon Festival. Chinchilla Melon Festival is one of the best festival …

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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. Save the date 26th to 28th August 2022. Experience the wonderment as the usually tranquil banks of the …

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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 and the street parade… It must be Timbertown time. Take a photo in front of the 3.5-metre-tall “TimberTown Tree” sculpture. Join us on 11 and 12 June …

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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

Opera at Jimbour offers a truly unique and memorable event. We can’t wait to welcome you back for a weekend of intimate opera and chamber music performances. Take a tour inside this historic house. The program includes two breathtaking Gala events …

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Tara Festival of Culture & Camel Races

Tara Festival of Culture & Camel Races

It is on again at Tara, come and capture the atmosphere of the camel races and the diverse multicultural stage shows. Throw your swag in or bring your caravan or tent to stay under the stars next door in the campground. …

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