North West Queensland calendar of events for 2017

DUSTY FIELD: Racing returns to Boulia on Easter Saturday with rodeo and a campdraft also on the same weekend. Photo: Derek Barry

DUSTY FIELD: Racing returns to Boulia on Easter Saturday with rodeo and a campdraft also on the same weekend. Photo: Derek Barry

Here’s our list of upcoming events in North West Queensland.

As usual send us your details of any events we’ve missed to nwseditorial@fairfaxmedia.com.au

Mar 18 Mount Isa St Patrick’s Day races

Mar 18 cricket grand final, Sunset oval 11am

Mar 19 Superhero Scramble 10am Kruttschnitt Oval

Mar 19 St Patrick’s Market 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Mar 19 Cloncurry Heat Triathlon

Mar 24 Good Shepherd College Fete

Mar 25 Cloncurry races

Mar 25 Rugby grand final, Alma St, 7.30pm

Mar 25 Tenori Trio Civic Centre  

Mar 26 Triathlon Race to the Creek 3 enticer, sprint, teams, Lake Moondarra 7am

Mar 26 Rediscover Outback at Isa Open Day 8.30am - 12.30pm

Mar 31-Apr 9 Youth Week

Mar 31 Bold Night Out, Mount Isa Skate Park 4-9pm

Apr 1 Maxwelton races

Apr 2 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Apr 7-9 Dirt N Dust Festival Julia Creek

Apr 8 Julia Creek races

Apr 14-16 Easter weekend

Apr 14-16 Normanton Barra Comp

Apr 14-16 Yelvertoft campdraft and rodeo

Apr 15 Boulia races and rodeo

Apr 16 Mount Isa community markets Easter Sunday 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Apr 21-23 Hughenden campdraft

Apr 22 Winton races

Apr 22 Cloncurry Battle of the Bands, Equestrian Centre

Apr 22-23 Camooweal cricket weekend

Apr 23 Mount Isa Autumn morning market, Buffs Club Car Park 8am-noon

Apr 28-30 Winton campdraft

Apr 29 Gregory Downs races

Apr 30 Gregory River Canoe race

May 6 Mount Isa races

May 6 Birdsville Bronco Branding, Campdraft and Rodeo

May 6-7 Burketown Rodeo and Campdraft

May 7 Mount Isa community Mothers Day markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

May 7 Breast Friends Day 5km Mothers Day Rainbow Run, Cloncurry Rec. Grounds, 8am

May 13 Cloncurry races

May 13 Mother’s Day High Tea, Terrace Gardens 10am-12pm

May 16-18 MineX at Buchanan Park

May 19-28 Mount Isa Eisteddfod

May 19-21 Julia Creek campdraft

May 20 Mount Isa races

May 20 Arthur Beetson outback rugby league challenge, Cloncurry

May 21 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

May 26- Jun 16 There goes the Bride MITS comedy production

May 27 Cloncurry races

May 27 Fountain Springs Mountain Bike Classic

Jun 2-4 Camooweal Campdraft and Rodeo

Jun 3 Mount Isa races

Jun 4 Colours for Cancer  Lake Moondarra 9am

Jun 4 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jun 8-11 Normanton Rodeo

Jun 9-10 Richmond Field Days

Jun 10 Richmond races

Jun 11 Birdsville Rugby Nines

Jun 15 Cloncurry Cattleman’s Dinner

Jun 16-17 Cloncurry Show

Jun 23-24 Mount Isa Show

Jun 17 McKinlay races

Jun 18 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jun 23-Jul 2 Winton Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival

Jun 24 Mount Isa races

Jun 24 Birdsville Motorbike and Horse Gymkhana

Jun 24-30 Cairns to Karumba bike ride

Jun 30-Jul 2 Saxby Round-Up

Jun 30-Jul 2 Rockhana Gem and Mineral Festival in Cloncurry

Jul 1-2 Bedourie Campdraft, Rodeo, Bronco Branding and Gymkhana

Jul 2 Mount Isa community WinterWonderland markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jul 2-9 NAIDOC Week

Jul 4-6 Big Red Bash

Jul 9 Mount Isa Motor Show & Swap Meet

Jul 13-16 Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge

Jul 14-16 Boulia Camel Races

Jul 16 Mount Isa community Winter Wonderland markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jul 22 North West Qld Breast Cancer Support Group Debutante Ball, Civic Centre 6pm

Jul 23 Outback to the Stack running festival

Jul 23 Winton camel races

Jul 29-31 Hughenden Country Music Festival

Jul 30 Quamby Rodeo

Jul TBA Zonta One Million Stars

Aug 3-6 Cloncurry Merry Muster

Aug 6 Mount Isa community Rodeo markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Aug 11-13 Mount Isa Rodeo

Aug 18-20 Sedan Dip campdraft, rodeo, races

Aug 18-Sep 9 Rinse the Blood of my Toga MITS comedy production

Aug 20 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Aug 25-27 Camooweal Drovers Camp Festival

Aug 26 Camooweal races

Sep 1-2 Birdsville Races

Sep 3 Mount Isa community Fathers Day markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Sep 8-9 Bedourie Races and Rodeo

Sep 9 Cloncurry races

Sep 15-22 Cloncurry 150 years celebration

Sep 17 Run with Dad, Mount Isa prostate cancer fundraiser

Sep 17 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Sep 19-23 Outback Festival in Winton

Oct 1 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Oct 14 Cloncurry races

Oct 15 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Oct 27- Nov 18 Right to Remain Dead MITS comedy production

Oct 27-29 Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

Nov 4 Cloncurry races

Nov 5 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Nov 7 Melbourne Cup day

Nov 19 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Dec 3 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Dec 17 Mount Isa community Christmas markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Dec 25 Christmas Day

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