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Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races

5.00pm – 11.00pm
2nd August 2024
3rd August 2024

Australia's biggest camel party combines camels and culture and camping in a three-day event in the tiny town of Tara in Queensland's Western Downs. Featuring an intoxicating mix of professional camel races, non-stop multi-cultural entertainment and the gathering of 10,000 people, camped across thousands of campsites. Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races is staged every two years, just three and a half hours west of Brisbane and two hours west of Toowoomba. Live concerts Friday and Saturday nights featuring Lee Kernaghan, Zac & George and Dee Jaye Bux , plus fireworks, camel races, Kids Zone with rides, roving performers, cultural cuisine, and colourful cultural stage shows. The tent city is also available for guests who don't have their own camping set up, just book your tent and it's all set up with everything you need.
  • Facilities
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Kiosk
  • Parents Room
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Accessiblity

    Actively welcomes people with access needs.

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Email Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races

5675 Chinchilla - Tara Road, Tara Queensland 4421, Australia

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Acknowledgement of Country

Southern Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.