Calendar of events for North West Queensland

ROUND EM UP: This year's Saxby Roundup is on from June 29 to July 1 for the best in bush rodeo and campdraft action. Photo: Derek Barry
ROUND EM UP: This year's Saxby Roundup is on from June 29 to July 1 for the best in bush rodeo and campdraft action. Photo: Derek Barry

Here’s our weekly guide to upcoming events in North West Queensland.

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Jun 15-17 Cloncurry Show

Jun 15-16 Richmond Field Days

Jun 15 Workshop: Georges Marvellous Medicine (Roald Dahl), Civic Centre

Jun 16 Georges Marvellous Medicine (Roald Dahl) childrens show Civic Centre, 10:30am and 6pm

Jun 16 Richmond races

Jun 16 Duchess Dusk to Dawn charity run

Jun 16 Hughenden Porcupine Gorge Challenge

Jun 17 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Jun 19 Meals On Wheels Cake Stall, Mount Isa Civic Centre 9am-noon

Jun 22-23 Mount Isa Show

Jun 23-25 Croydon Poddy Dodgers Festival

Jun 26- 28 Outback Writers’ Festival in Winton

Jun 29- July 7 Splendid Outback Film Festival at Winton

Jun 29-Jul 1 Saxby Roundup

Jun 30 Mount Isa races

Jun 30 Richmond Pony Express (Dirt Bike Enduro)

Jun 30 Filipino Barrio Fiesta, Tony White Oval

Jun 30 Rockhana mineral festival, Mary K Park, Cloncurry

Jun 30 Order of the Outback Ball, Burketown

Jul 1 Stamford Races and Community Fun Day

Jul 1 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Jul 4 Goldie and the 3 B-Bears, Civic Centre

Jul 6-8 Bedourie Campdraft, rodeo, gymkhana and bronco branding

Jul 6-7 Mount Isa campdraft

Jul 7-8 Winton QBOA Opal Festival

Jun 8-15 Naidoc Week celebrations

Jul 10-12 Big Red Bash, Birdsville

Jul 11-15 Cloncurry Stockmans Challenge

Jul 14 Bedourie Camel and Pig Races

Jul 14 Mount Isa races

Jul 15 Colour Run, Lake Moondarra, 8.30am

Jul 15 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Jul 15 Mount Isa Motor Show and Swap Meet

Jul 20-22 Boulia Camel Races

Jul 22 Outback to the Stack, Mount Isa

Jul 28-30 Hughenden Country Music Festival

Jul 28 Quamby Rodeo

Aug 2-5 Curry Merry Muster Festival

Aug 4 Border Ride

Aug 4 Rodeo Ball

Aug 5 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Aug 8 Isa Street Festival

Aug 8 N150 street party, Normanton

Aug 8-12 Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo

Aug 9 Mailman Express races

Aug 16-19 Gulf Frontier Days Festival

Aug 17-19 Sedan Dip Rodeo

Aug 18 Mount Isa races

Aug 19 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Aug 24-25 Camooweal Drovers Camp Festival

Aug 25 Betoota races

Aug 31- Sep 1 Richmond Campdraft

Aug 31-Sep 1 Birdsville races

Sep 2 Father’s Day markets Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Sep 7 Mount Isa Multicultural Festival

Sep 8-9 Bedourie Races & Rodeo

Sep 8-9 Bedourie Ute & Travellers’ Muster

Sep 9 Pink Tatas Run, Lake Moondarra

Sep 16 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Sep 19-23 Outback Century Cycle Challenge Winton

Sep 29 Richmond Fishing Classic

Oct 6 Mount Isa Spring Cup races

Oct 7 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Oct 20 Mount Isa races (TBC)

Oct 20 Spring Charity Evening Mount Isa

Oct 21 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Oct 26-28 Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

Nov 4 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Nov 6 Mount Isa races

Nov 18 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Dec 1 Mount Isa races

Dec 2 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Dec 16 Mount Isa Community Markets, Overlander Hotel

Dec 25 Christmas Day

Dec 31 New year’s Eve Rodeo