Special Events In Mackay
There is always something special happening in Mackay to suit visitors and locals alike. With Mackay's 30th annual Festival of Arts from the 7th to 16th July, 2017, incorporating the G & S Engineering Wine & Food day on the 15th July, Mackay Beach Horse Races on the 17th to 19th August 2017, at Harbour Beach, Aero Club Mechanos on the 12th and 13th August 2017, to Theatre Performances at the MECC and Creative Arts at Artspace Mackay. Sporting events include the Indoor Cricket Championships and Bulls Masters in July 2017. Mackay Show is always a favorite event for children on the 20th to 22nd June, 2017. This years inaugural Long Lunch On The Beach, just down the road at Blacks Beach is sure to be a real hit as well.
Sir Elton John is performing in Mackay on Friday the 22nd September, 2017. A "once in a Lifetime Event". Get your concert tickets at www.moshtix.com.au and book your beachfront break at www.theshores.com.au for a School holiday treat.
Nature also does Mackay proud with Whale Watching Season and Turtle Nesting as well as Migratory Shore Birds, Kangaroos on the beach at Cape Hillsborough and Platypus in their natural environment at Eungella National Park.