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there is something for everyone in north queensland


there is something for everyone in north queensland


Twilight Markets 2020

1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 at Bluewater Quay, River Street, Mackay QLD, Australia
The River Street Twilight Markets are a community night market showcasing local food, farmers and artisan makers. The markets provide a beautiful riverside experience for families, couples and singles. Bring a blanket and relax on your Friday night under the stars and by the river. Tune out to the vibes of local...

Seaforth Aussie Family Day

26 Jan 2020 at Seaforth Foreshore Park, Seaforth
Get your vitamin "sea" this Australia Day at the Seaforth Aussie Family Day! Activities will include park cricket, thong throwing, pie eating, Sao eating competition, cooee competition, lamington drive and best lamington competition. Event Date: Sunday, January 26

Australia Day Scouts Open Day

26 Jan 2020 at Banksia Scout Den, Jaycee Park, Cnr of Fernleigh Av and Bedford Rd, Andergrove
Parents bring a chair and enjoy the shade of the trees while the kids have some fun this Australia Day at the Scouts Open Day. Activities will include rope bridge, low ropes course, 'land-based' canoe races, damper cooking and much more! Sausage sizzle and drinks available for a gold coin donation. Event Date:...

Sail Away on Australia Day

26 Jan 2020 at "Sailor's corner", Kinchant Dam Road, KInchant Dam
Get sailing this Australia Day with a fun-filled adventure at Kinchant Dam. The event is being held for the first time on Australia Day and will include a free sausage sizzle, fun races, heaps of prizes and a commodore's sail past. Mackay sailing encourages anyone who already has a sailing dinghy to...

Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony

26 Jan 2020 at Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre
Mayor Greg Williamson will welcome more than 100 new citizens at the Mackay Regional Council Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony to be held at the MECC. For more information, call 1300 MACKAY (622 529).

Australia Day at Sarina Beach

26 Jan 2020 at Sarina Beach Surf Life Saving Club
In its 7th year, this event will be bigger than ever with a BBQ, water slide and heaps of fun competitions like pie eating, thong throwing, the fastest man on the sand and wheelbarrow races. Cash prizes are up for grabs! BYO picnic blanket and chair. Note: this event is free to...

Aussie Family BBQ at Quota Park

26 Jan 2020 at Quota Park - Southern end of Binnington Esplanade, Mackay
Come along and celebrate diversity and culture at a community BBQ by the beach. Activities on the day will include a FREE BBQ and plenty of beach game activities for the kids and family. A special bus service is available for the elderly. For more information, call Starrett on 0488 113 181. Event Date: Sunday, January...

Aussie Family Fun Day

26 Jan 2020 at Zeolla Park AFL Grounds
This Aussie Family Fun Day event is guaranteed to make you shout "Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!". Activities will include a jumping castle/water slide, AFL Grudge Match (Juniors vs Parents), Volleyball (Round-robin), Cricket match and FREE BBQ lunch. For more information, call Peter on 0487 046 124. Event Date: Sunday, January 26

Aussie Day at Northern Beaches

26 Jan 2020 at Mackay Northern Beaches Bowls Club
Grab the kids and come on down for some ripper Aussie day fun. Aussie Day at Northern Beaches activities will include FREE giant inflatable water slide and inflatable obstacle course, LIVE Music and DJ, FREE Sausage Sizzle and Barefoot Bowls, heaps of games for the kids with prizes and "Best Dressed Aussie" male, female and child. There...

Australia Day Beach Party

26 Jan 2020 at Mackay Surf Life Saving Club
Dive into Australia Day and bring the kids to this Aussie themed event with water slide, beach volleyball, tug-of-war, thong throwing competition and more! For more information, call Lexi on 0455 686 196. Event Date: Sunday, January 26 from 9.30am