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Events Calendar

There's never a dull moment in our region. Find out what's happening or submit your own event below!

Some regular events may not be operating over holiday periods - please check directly with the organiser using the contact details in the listing. 

May 2022

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This listing is a free service provided by Council – information is provided by event organisers. Council cannot guarantee the accuracy of information provided.

Submit a new event here

*Submitting an event via the online form:

  • please use 24 hour time (eg. 16:00 not 4:00pm)
  • once an event has been submitted it can take up to 3 business days before it appears in the calendar.

For recurrent events, such as weekly and monthly events, view our list of regular events here.

One-off events:

What better way to start the day than with a free fitness session in the park?! Join Holly for a cardio HIIT workout. All you need is a towel, comfy clothes and a water bottle.
Date: 17-05-2022
Time: 06:00 to 06:45
Location: Edkins Park
Do you think you can run, jog, walk a shape (puzzle piece, heart, bird)? Show us how creative you are and win a Garmin Venu 2 PLus!
Date: 01-05-2022 to 31-05-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 00:00 to 00:00
Location: N/A Online
In conjunction with RAFS and Outback Futures, Council is hosting a playgroup for all mums, dads and future parents. Come and chat to the team about our little ones, self-care and all things parenting.
Date: 19-05-2022
Time: 09:00 to 11:00
Location: Lioness Park
Become a Mental Health First Aider and improve your knowledge, confidence and support capabilities with this MHFA training course. Facilitated by RFDS Senior Mental Health Clinician Kevin Hillebrand.
Date: 19-05-2022 to 20-05-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 08:30 to 16:30
Location: Longreach Hospital
Be entertained by a wickedly funny cabaret featuring the iconic music of Kate Bush through to Blondie and Bananarama, as Babushka turns your best loved novels inside-out & colours them shades of grey.
Date: 19-05-2022
Time: 19:00 to 20:30
Location: Longreach Regional Council - Civic Centre
The Longreach State High School Drama in Practice class presents “She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition” on May 21st 7:15pm at the Longreach Civic Centre.
Date: 21-05-2022
Time: 19:15 to 21:30
Location: Longreach Regional Council - Civic Centre
Old Boys Day
Longreach/Ilfracombe Tigers vs Barcaldine Sandgoannas
Saturday 21 May 2022 - 6pm kick off
Date: 21-05-2022
Location: Longreach Showgrounds
Fun for the whole family! Don't miss country racing at Longreach this weekend! Make an afternoon of it with your mates & the family. There's a massive 7 race card and fabulous hospitality!
Date: 21-05-2022
Time: 11:30 to 17:00
Location: Longreach Racecourse
Second hand books for sale
Date: 21-05-2022
Time: 9:00 to 11:00
Location: Longreach Uniting Church
Head over to Edgely Hall and join Shae for a fun but challenging, body-toning workout. Swing your hips and have a dance, get fit with Zumba! This workout if for all fitness levels.
Date: 24-05-2022
Time: 17:30 to 18:30
Location: Edgely Hall
Learn how to thrive in challenging times. Join the growing number of business owners who are reducing the impact of disruptive events on their business, by creating their own business continuity plan.
Date: 26-05-2022
Time: 17:30 to 19:30
Location: Longreach Regional Council - Civic Centre
Enjoy a three course 1920s inspired sit-down dinner under the stars in front of the Qantas Hangar. During the evening guests will be entertained by local performances and fireworks.
Date: 27-05-2022
Time: 18:00 to 00:00
Location: Qantas Founders Outback Museum
Join us for the weekly parkrun with free fruit and water for all!
Date: 28-05-2022
Time: 07:00 to 09:00
Location: Beersheba Park
Do you want a night off from cooking? Get together with your family and friends for a relaxing night out.
Date: 28-05-2022
Time: 18:30 to 21:00
Location: Yaraka Hotel
Time to make the most of these beautiful mornings before they are gone again.
Come and join us for a morning walk suitable for the whole family, followed by pancakes in the park.
Date: 29-05-2022
Time: 08:00 to 9:30
Location: Isisford Town Park
Longreach Regional Council is inviting all community members to join our discussion about the future planning scheme amendments.
Date: 02-06-2022
Time: 17:30 to 19:30
Location: Longreach Regional Council - Civic Centre
A smorgasbord of talent for the whole family that is not to be missed! Country Circus Roadshow takes Queensland’s homegrown world-class circus performers to regional Queensland.
Date: 04-06-2022
Time: 19:00 to 22:00
Location: Longreach Regional Council - Civic Centre
Mark your calendars for an afternoon out in Longreach at the Racecourse! More information to follow.
Date: 04-06-2022
Time: 12:00 to 17:00
Location: Longreach Racecourse
Come along to find out more information on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the National Redress Scheme. Morning tea and lunch provided,
Date: 07-06-2022
Time: 10:00 to 13:00
Location: Longreach Regional Council - Civic Centre
The first State of Origin match of the year! Blue vs Maroon, who are you cheering for?!
Date: 08-06-2022
Time: 19:00 to 22:00
Location: Wellshot Hotel
The first State of Origin match of the year! Blue vs Maroon, who are you cheering for?!
Date: 08-06-2022
Time: 18:00 to 22:00
Location: Golden West Hotel
The first State of Origin match of the year! Blue vs Maroon, who are you cheering for?!
Date: 08-06-2022
Time: 17:30 to 22:00
Location: Edkins Park
Head over to the Longreach Railway Station for a kebab! The Kebab Van is returning to Longreach for 3 days.
Date: 24-06-2022 to 26-06-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 10:00 to 20:00
Location: Longreach Railway Station
The Ilfracombe Annual Race Day is one you don't want to miss! Live music, bar, catering, Wellshot All Breeds Undie Dash, Fashion on the Field (jewel tones), plus more!
Date: 09-07-2022
Time: 12:00 to 21:00
Location: Ilfracombe Race Course
Head over to the Longreach Railway Station for a kebab! The Kebab Van is returning to Longreach for 3 days.
Date: 22-07-2022 to 24-07-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 10:00 to 20:00
Location: Longreach Railway Station
Storyfest brings you a two-day writers festival in Longreach!
Date: 28-07-2022 to 29-07-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 08:00 to 17:00
Location: Longreach Showgrounds
This year marks 20 years of the Isisford Fishing Comp. This a great milestone for the club and all of the supporters and competitors who have been a part of our wonderful family event over the years.
Date: 29-07-2022 to 31-07-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 07:00 to 22:00
Location: Oma Waterhole
This over 18s, “Not to be Missed” Gala Night will see proceeds towards two essential Charities: the Royal Flying Doctors Service (QLD Section) & Ageing in the Outback – ‘Jessamine Place, Winton’.
Date: 13-08-2022
Time: 17:30 to 00:00
Location: Winton Shire Hall
Stonehenge Bushman's Carnival is a once a year event, a fun packed weekend with something for the whole family. A must stop for everyone from far and wide. More information to follow.
Date: 19-08-2022 to 21-08-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 12:00 to 17:00
Location: Stonehenge
Head over to the Longreach Railway Station for a kebab! The Kebab Van is returning to Longreach for 3 days.
Date: 09-09-2022 to 11-09-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 10:00 to 20:00
Location: Longreach Railway Station
Date Claimer! 2022 Outback Food and Wine Festival! Times to be confirmed, more information to follow.
Date: 09-09-2022 to 10-09-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 09:00 to 17:00
Location: Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame & Outback Heritage Centre
Head over to the Longreach Railway Station for a kebab! The Kebab Van is returning to Longreach for 3 days.
Date: 19-09-2022 to 21-09-2022 (Daily)
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Time: 10:00 to 20:00
Location: Longreach Railway Station
Enjoy a 3 course meal, listen to a lively panel discussion and be amazed by keynote speaker Lucy Bloom and her story!
Date: 14-10-2022
Time: 18:00 to 21:00
Location: Harry's Restaurant
A day dedicated to all the women living in remote, rural places to celebrate the achievements and contributions towards rural development!
Date: 15-10-2022
Time: 11:00 to 15:00
Location: Longreach Showgrounds
The Isisford annual race day with 5 race program, live entertainment and bar/canteen.
Date: 22-10-2022
Time: 12:00 to 23:59
Location: Isisford Racecourse and Showground
Watch the local fire fighters battle it out in skills and drills with a 1934 Dennis fire engine.
Date: 28-11-2022
Time: 19:00 to 22:00
Location: Eagle Street, corner of Post Office & Commercial Hotel