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Spring-sational events

From the bright blooms of Carnival of Flowers to the rodeo in Warwick and the fastest pig race in town, there’s a riot of colourful, spring-sational events in store for you!

September

9 Sep - Blackbutt Avocado Festival

Celebrate the Blackbutt Avocado Festival and the delicious avocados the region produces. Compete in the Avo-Toss, enjoy live music, watch cooking demonstrations on how to perfectly cook avocados, take in wood-chop competitions and so much more. 


10 Sep - Gourmet in Gundy 

Set on the banks of the Macintyre River amongst the beautiful Goondiwindi gardens, Gourmet in Gundy celebrates the region’s best food, award-winning wines and music. 


15-24 Sep - Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 

The locals love it and visitors travel from all over the country to be part of it. Now in its 68th year the award-winning Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers continues to grow. Spectacular gardens, country touring, live music and local food & wine plus much more.

30 Sep - 2 Oct - River Dragon Multicultural Festival

Get ready, get set, and go to St George this September to see the famous St George River Dragon Regatta! Showcasing the beautiful Balonne River that flows right through the heart of St George, the festival also celebrates with local entertainment, arts and culture. 

October: 

14 Oct - Warwick Cup 

The Warwick Cup is now firmly branded as one of regional Queensland’s richest and most respected race meets and has become a ‘must attend’ event on the Queensland regional racing calendar. Warwick Cup Day is stylish, surprising and fun for the most humble to the most sophisticated.

23-29 Oct - Warwick Gold Cup Campdraft and Rodeo Finals

Every year for the last full week in October horsemen and women Australia wide gather for seven days of premier Campdrafting. This uniquely Australian sport involves strong horsemanship skills as man and horse work cattle. Combine this level of competition, with adrenaline pumping Rodeo where you will see Australia's top cowboys versus Australia's best bucking livestock. 


November: 

17-19 Nov - Cully Folk Festival

Running over three huge days, the annual Cully Fest Folk Festival is a friendly, down-to-earth gathering, where artists maintain Outback traditions and inspire community spirit by sharing their skills.


25 Nov - Nindigully Pig Races

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN PIGS FLY? If not ...you better come out to the gully pig races on the last Saturday in November every year and watch the piggies fly!

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