The Diamantina Shire is home to many varied and special events including the Bedourie Camel Races, the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival (including Betoota, Birdsville and Bedourie Races), the Bedourie Ute and Wagon Muster and the Betoota Gymkhana and Motorbike Event just to name a few...

Please click the link below to view our Annual Events Calendar that shows when our events happen

2016 Events Calendar

Diamantina Events

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Birdsville Campdraft, Rodeo & Bronco Branding - Birdsville Events: 12 May 2018 to 13 May 2018

Birdsville comes alive every Mother's Day weekend with Annual Campdraft Rodeo and Bronco Branding, This is a unique show of outback sports and horsemanship. It is a must see on the calendar.

Bedourie Channel Country Rugby League Nines 2018 - Bedourie Events: 23 June 2018

Would you like to be able to get the chance to call yourselves the  "Channel Country Rugby Leauge 9's Champions", if so why not grab your team mates and head to Bedourie for this great sporting event. 

 

Big Red Run - Birdsville Events: 27 June 2018 to 1 July 2018

Big Red Run is Australia's first and only 250km multi day race.

Birdsville Gymkhana & Bikekhana - Birdsville Events: 30 June 2018 to 1 July 2018

Come and enjoy a great outback event for the whole family.

Bedourie Campdraft, Rodeo, Gymkhana & Bronco Branding - Bedourie Events: 6 July 2018 to 8 July 2018

Great music and entertainment continues long into the night on Friday and Saturday.

Big Red Bash Music Event - Birdsville Events: 10 July 2018 to 12 July 2018

3 days and nights of music …… Iconic Australian artists, set in an iconic location on the edge of the Simpson Desert, with the iconic Big Red Dune as stage backdrop …. It doesn’t get much better than this!

Bedourie Camel & Pig Races & Camp Oven Cook-Off - Bedourie Events: 14 July 2018

Forget horses – it's the camels that reign supreme in the historic town of Bedourie come July.

Betoota Races - Betoota Events: 25 August 2018

Renowned as the race that breathes life back into Outback Queensland's famed ghost town, the Betoota Races kicks off the lucrative Simpson Desert Racing Carnival.

Birdsville Races - Birdsville Events: 31 August 2018 to 1 September 2018

Nothing beats Birdsville in September!

Join us for the 2018 Birdsville Races on the 31st August  and 1st September. 

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