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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!
March

Surat Campdraft

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.
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!
May

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.
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.
September

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!
September

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.
September

Glenmorgan Campdraft

Glenmorgan may be a tiny town, but they sure know how to draw in a crowd for their annual campdraft in May.
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.
October