Events for March 2017

By: Rachel Doherty


Discover what's happening around Australia next month, including NSW poetry and Adelaide festivals, camping exhibitions, Tasmanian food and wine and more great entertainment for all ages.

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QUEENSLAND

GOLD COAST CARAVAN & CAMPING EXPO

Mar 3

Nab yourself a bargain and uncover the latest camping and RV-related innovations and trends on display at hundreds of stands in a relaxed coastal setting of Carrara.

GATTON STREET SPRINTS

Mar 18-19

Catch all the action as four cylinders, booming V8s, AWDs and sports cars race through Gatton’s Industrial area, with a burnout competition Saturday night.

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NEW SOUTH WALES

DUNEDOO BUSH POETRY FESTIVAL

Mar 2-5

This annual event hosts bush poetry competitions, street theatre, puppetry, market stalls and comedy entertainment, with early Australian music adding to the country atmosphere.

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BOOROWA SHOW

Mar 4-5

There’s plenty of country pride at stake, with fine wool merinos and stud cattle on show, speed shearing displays, horse events, craft stalls, dog show judging and more.

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MILTON AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL SHOW

Mar 4-5

Outback life at its best with wood chopping, a rodeo, dog and equestrian events, the ‘U Beaut Ute’ and a ‘Battle of the Bands’ plus crafts, cooking and industry displays under one pavilion.

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Mardi Gras

SYDNEY GAY AND LESBIAN MARDIGRAS

Mar 4

Join hundreds and thousands lining the streets in support of equality and enjoy the dazzling spectacle of sparkles and self-expression on show at this proud annual LGBTIQ event.

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VICTORIA

ALEXANDRA LIFESTYLE AND LEISURE EXPO

Mar 11-12

Support a local community while browsing the latest in caravanning, camping, 4WDing, boating, fishing, and watersports on show at this inaugural Rotary Alexander event.

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BUSHRODDERS ROD AND CUSTOM CLUB ANNUAL SHOW AND SHINE

Mar 19

Enjoy mystery garage tours or wander the main strip as enthusiasts proudly tend their pride and joy with hot rods, cars, bikes and trucks with music to keep you entertained and food to keep you sated.

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TASMANIA

FINGAL VALLEY FESTIVAL

Mar 4

Watch everyday folk test their limits in the world coal shovelling, roof bolting, shearing, wood chopping and tree felling events. With yard dog trials and an array of food and craft stalls.

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TASTE THE HARVEST

Mar 12

Delight your tastebuds with the best Tasmanian food and wine with plenty of entertainment for all ages. A highlight is the Harvest Celebration Dinner, offering a complete dining experience.

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA

ADELAIDE FESTIVAL

March 3-19

Sample an extraordinary mix of international theatre productions, eclectic world-class musicians and dance with breathtaking art displays, with a writers’ Week, for those with a literary bent.

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WOMADELAIDE

March 10-13

Wander the Adelaide’s lush Botanic Park amid a four-day celebration of global music, food, thought and creativity.

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PENONG CUP DAY

Mar 11

Immerse yourself in country race day tradition with food and drinks on offer, a Fashion at the Races competition and music and dinner at the end of the day.

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

THE RAC PERTH CARAVAN & CAMPING SHOW

Mar 22-26

Win fabulous prizes while browsing the Claremont Showground

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GAMEX Game Fishing Tournament

Mar 17-25

Feel the thrill of the reel with 40 different game species on offer or simply enjoy the clubhouse camaraderie, with socials, scientific studies and educational sessions during the nine-day event.

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

TIWI ISLANDS ANNUAL FOOTBALL ART SALE

Mar 19

Take this rare opportunity to visit Bathurst Island to buy Tiwi art and craft at community prices, and admire skilful displays in the footy grand final.

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TOP END BARRA SERIES

Mar

Around 100 competitors will set off over two days of fishing. Fish can be caught by casting or trolling lures, or by fly fishing. No bait fishing is allowed.

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