Events Events

The Diamantina Shire is home to many varied and special events. There’s always something happening in the outback, including:

  • Betoota Gymkhana and Bikekhana:
  • Birdsville Bronco Branding                                                                                          
  • Bedourie Campdraft, Rodeo, and Gymkhana                                                  
  • Big Red Run
  • Big Red Bash Music 
  • Bedourie Camel Races and Camp Oven Cook-Off
  • Simpson Desert Racing Carnival.

2017 Events Calendar

Birdsville Events

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Bedourie Races & Rodeo - Bedourie Events: 8 September 2017 to 9 September 2017

Bedourie is the 3rd and final race meeting of the famed Simpson Desert Racing Carnival. Enjoy an evening rodeo and entertainment on Friday night followed by a great day at the races on Saturday.

 

Bedourie Ute & Travellers’ Muster - Bedourie Events: 9 September 2017

Come and see the Station, Work, Mongrel, Street and Chick’s Utes, also the Motorhome/RV’s.

Big Red Bash Music Event - Birdsville Events: 10 July 2018 to 12 July 2018

3 days and nights of music …… Iconic Australian artists, set in an iconic location on the edge of the Simpson Desert, with the iconic Big Red Dune as stage backdrop …. It doesn’t get much better than this!

Betoota Races - Betoota Events: 25 August 2018

Renowned as the race that breathes life back into Outback Queensland's famed ghost town, the Betoota Races kicks off the lucrative Simpson Desert Racing Carnival.

Birdsville Races - Birdsville Events: 31 August 2018 to 1 September 2018

Nothing beats Birdsville in September!

Join us for the 2018 Birdsville Races on the 31st August  and 1st September. 

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