Events for August 2017: Queensland


Visit Queensland to attend Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races, Gemfest and more!

TARA FESTIVAL OF CULTURE AND CAMEL RACES

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Aug 4-6

Location: Tara

Contact details: secretary.tarafuturesgroup@gmail.com

Tickets:

Full weekend - $70 family, $35 adults, $20 youth/child

Friday night - $10 family, $5 adult, $5 youth/child

Saturday - $50 family, $30 adult, $15 youth/child

Sunday - $20 family, $10 adult, $5 youth/chiild

Experience a multicultural mix of entertainment, cuisine and arts as well as the all-important camel races. A variety of free camping is available.

There is lots of entertainment available at this event. There will be 6 camel races on Saturday and another 6 on Sunday. Live music, multicultural shows, variety of food stalls, Indian Bollywood fun, chainsaw sculpting and even helicopter rides!

Website: www.tarafestivalncamels.org.au

GEMFEST – FESTIVAL OF GEMS

Aug 10-13

Location: Anakie

Contact details: (07) 4985 4375

Trade in the earth’s treasures with gems, jewellery, crystals, minerals and fossils up for grabs or try your hand at panning for your own, plus private collection viewings and street entertainment.

Gemfest has first occured in 1988. You will meet local sapphires, and other worthy visitors such as diamonds, pearls, zircons, opals, gold and others.

You will have an opportunity to enter many great competitions and raffles, so bring your best luck to the festival!

Website: www.gemfest.com.au

GYMPIE MUSIC MUSTER

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Aug 24-27

Location: Gympie

Tickets:

Single adult tickets for Thursday $56, Friday $126, Saturday $156, Sunday $106

Single under 18 tickets for Thursday $35, Friday $40, Saturday $50, Sunday $40

4 day adult pass $375

Children under 12 - FREE

Celebrate mateship, making a difference and country music in this community-run charity event attracting more than 120 artists, including Jessica Mauboy, Amber Lawrence and Graeme Connors.

Website: www.muster.com.au

DROVERS CAMP FESTIVAL

Aug 25-27

Location: Camooweal

Meet the men and women of Australia’s cattle droving industry with a street parade, auction, old-time dance, bronco branding competition, live country music, poetry competition and more!

Website: www.droverscamp.com