From camel races to rodeos, garden days to fishing competitions…
check out the calendar to see what’s on while you’re travelling the Sunset Way!
Surat Riverside Markets
Set on the beautiful banks of the Balonne River at the Riverside Parklands area, Surat’s markets are held on the 4th Saturday of Feb, May, Aug and Nov.
Feb, May, Aug, Nov
Tara Local Show
Tara's Local Show has a history going back more than 80 years. Get in on the fun of a great country show!
If you haven't watched a campdraft, there is a whole phenomena in rural Australia you are yet to discover! This is a seriously popular sport in rural Australia and fun to watch! Held annually in May.
Surat Secret Weight Fishing Competition
Fish the banks of the mighty Balonne River during Surat's annual fishing competition in May. It's run by the local Fishing and Restocking Club who release fingerlings to keep the fishing hot in Surat!
Tara Festival of Culture & Races
A unique blend of multi-cultural entertainment and an authentic camel race meet in the country! The town swells with 1,400 onsite campsites! Held every 2 years, the 3-day Festival is on the first weekend of August.
Spring Garden Day, Glenmorgan
Visit the heritage listed Myall Park Botanic Garden on their Spring Open Day and enjoy a host of extra enjoyments, such as photographic exhibitions and bush tucker demonstrations – program varies each year.
Surat Diggers Cup Races
Surat is a very popular spot to be during their annual race day in September. Plan ahead if you need to book a room and join in the fun of this awesome country race meet!
Tara Family Fishing Competition
Tara Fish Re-stocking Assoc invite you to bring the family for a weekend of family fishing fun on Undulla Creek in Tara. It’s held on a weekend during the QLD September School Holidays, each year.
Glenmorgan may be a tiny town, but they sure know how to draw in a crowd for their annual campdraft in May.
Tara Race Day
Tara's Race Day in October annually offers the fun of a country race meet where whole families attend and enjoy a great day out.