Qld Big Sky Events

duration: 14 days / 13 nights

If you love events just as much as you enjoy exploring the country roads, then add this 14 day drive to your bucket-list. This  itinerary features a host of family-oriented events and unique country experiences.  Time your drive to fit with one or a number of regional events happening in and around Big Sky Country.


  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Experience the colour and excitement of Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers - officially Australia's top regional event. www.tcof.com.au

  • Chinchilla Melon Festival

    Get your melon on at the fabulous Chinchilla Melon Festival. Test your skills with some melon skiing, indulge in melon treats and enjoy the festivities. www.melonfest.com.au

  • Roma's Easter in the Country

    Celebrate the Easter long weekend in Roma with a five-day celebration of all things country. There's lots on offer for all tastes whether you're a thrill-seeker, cultural buff or simply after a country www.easterinthecountryroma.com.au

  • WintonOutback Festival

    Held every two years, Winton's Outback Festival is 5 days of action and entertainment. Highlights include the famous Australian Dunny Derby, Outback Ironman events and nightly live entertainment. www.outbackfestival.com.au

  • Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival

    Celebrate Australian film and culture under the stars of Winton in Outback Queensland. See classic and contemporary Australian films. Join in on special events, conversations and masterclasses with film makers, directors, actors and actresses. www.visionsplendidfilmfest.com

  • Longreach Yellow Belly Fishing Classic

    Held in Longreach along the banks of the Thomson River, the Yellow Belly Fishing Competition attracts keen anglers from all over the state. Plenty of prizes, Family fun and lots of Fish.