Events in Southern Queensland Country

Events

We have your weekend plans sorted with our jam-packed weekly calendar of events. There’s something on there for the whole family – from the region’s premier events, to all things cool, quirky and entertaining. Get your plans sorted now!

Gatton Cup Race Day | Saturday 26 June | Lockyer Valley Turf Club
Experience country racing at its best! Bring your mates and enjoy some fast-paced races, food, drinks, and more. There will be various food vans and entertainment on offer, so make sure to clear your calendar and dress up in your best race attire. Gates open 11:00am. Tickets online or at the gate.

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Big Fat Lamb Lunch | Saturday 26 June | Awassi Cheesery, Grantham
Experience the best of Awassi Cheesery with their popular long table lunch! This is the ultimate ‘paddock to plate’ experience. Indulge in six delicious courses sourced from farm-fresh and local produce. Starts at 12:30pm. $85/person. Book online.

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Live Music

Are you ready to pump up the jam with awesome live music and cheers to the weekend? We’ve gathered some of the best local venues, delivering a packed calendar of live music in the Lockyer Valley for you to check out this week.

FRIDAY 24 JUNE

Fairways Tavern | Rheanna Leschke | from 7:00pm
Porter’s Plainland Hotel | Rachel Smith | from 7:30pm

SATURDAY 25 JUNE

Lockyer Valley Turf Club | Lexy Thornberry | DJ Moore | Billy Bridge | from 11:00am

SUNDAY 26 JUNE

Porter’s Plainland Hotel | Tess Barton | from 12:00pm
Mulgowie Hotel | Boyd Ridley | from 12:00pm

Live music guide in Southern Queensland Country

Markets

If there was ever a time to shop local, it’s now, and our region has plenty of markets that feature local creators, producers, makers and bakers. These stall holders have everything to fill your home, fridge, pantry and belly with the freshest local produce you can buy.

FRIDAY 24 JUNE

Laidley Village Markets, Patrick St & Laidley Mall, Laidley. 7:00am – 1:00pm

SATURDAY 25 JUNE

Ferrari Park Markets, Ferrari Park, Laidley. 7:00am – 12:00pm

Markets in Southern Queensland Country

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.