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Take a look at our What’s On in Mackay Guide for April 2021 for plenty of fun things to do with the whole family or friends.

What’s On

FRIDAY 2 APRIL

Shaun the Sheep’s Circus Show

Runs until Saturday 3 April

At MECC Auditorium

Various / $37.00 – $62.00 / 3 years +

 

Easter in the Park

Runs until 18 April

At Whitsunday Tropical Resort

4.00pm / Book to Stay / G

 

SATURDAY 3 APRIL

Easter Egg Hunt on the Green

Whitsunday Green

11.00am / FREE / Family

 

TUESDAY 6 APRIL

Easter Themed Craft

At Walkerston Library

10.00am – 11.00am / FREE* Bookings essential / 5 – 12 years

 

Easter Themed Craft

At Mirani Library

2.00pm – 3.00pm / FREE* Bookings essential / 5 – 12 years

 

WEDNESDAY 7 APRIL

Easter Themed Craft

At Gordon White Library

10.30am – 11.30am / FREE* Bookings essential / 5 – 12 years

 

THURSDAY 8 APRIL

Easter Themed Craft

At Dudley Denny City Library

10.30am – 11.30am / FREE* Bookings essential / 5 – 12 years

 

Bedtime Stories

At Gordon White Library

5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / Children 0 – 8 years and their families

 

FRIDAY 9 APRIL

Easter Themed Craft

At Sarina Library

10.00am – 11.00am / FREE* Bookings essential / 5 – 12 years

 

Movie Matinee – Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs

At Dudley Denny City Library

2.00pm – 4.00pm / FREE / G

 

SUNDAY 11 APRIL

The World of Musicals

At MECC Auditorium

7.30pm / $59.90 – $269.60 / Family

 

THURSDAY 15 APRIL

Bedtime Stories

At Dudley Denny City Library

5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / Children 0 – 8 years and their families

 

FRIDAY 16 APRIL

Movie Matinee – Astro Kid

At Dudley Denny City Library

2.00pm – 4.00pm / FREE / G

 

SATURDAY 17 APRIL

The BeachBoyz Tribute Show

At Souths Leagues Club

7.15pm – 10.30pm / TBA / G

 

TUESDAY 20 APRIL

BMA Kidspace, Artspace Mackay’s Toddler Program

At Artspace Mackay

10.00am – 2.00pm / FREE / Toddlers (Under 5)

 

WEDNESDAY 21 APRIL

STEAM Club

At Gordon White Library

3.30pm – 4.30pm / FREE / Children in Year 3 – 6

 

SATURDAY 24 APRIL

The Ultimate Eagles Experience – 50th Anniversary

At MECC Auditorium

7.30pm / $62.50 – $69.50 / G

 

TUESDAY 27 APRIL

Performance in the Gallery

Tuesdays until 15 June

At Crossroads Arts

TBA / $15.00 per workshop / 18 +

 

Stretchy Pants

Tuesdays and Fridays until 18 June

At Crossroads Arts

Times Vary / $15.00 per workshop / 18 +

 

WEDNESDAY 28 APRIL

STEAM Club

Runs every Wednesday until 26 May

At Gordon White Library

3.30pm – 4.30pm / FREE / Children in Year 3 – 6

 

THURSDAY 29 APRIL

The Wiggles – We’re All Fruit Salad Tour

At MECC Auditorium

10.00am, 1.00pm, 4.00pm / $40.10 – $103.55 / Family

 

Save the Date 

SATURDAY 1 MAY

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

At MECC Auditorium

7.30pm / $19.80 – $42 / 15 +

 

Whitsundays Tropical Fishing Competition

Runs until 3 May

At Whitsundays Tropical Eco Resort

TBA / $15 Registration / Family

 

WEDNESDAY 5 MAY

Active Escapes – Whitsundays

Runs until 11 May

At Mantra Boathouse

TBA / $400.00 / G

 

THURSDAY 6 MAY

Ukulele and Guitar Rescue

At Gordon White Library

10.30am – 11.30am / FREE / G

 

FRIDAY 7 MAY

The Two of Us – The Songs of Lennon & McCartney

At MECC Auditorium

7.30pm / $55 / G

 

SATURDAY 8 MAY

Kids Art Club – Term 2

6-week program, running each Saturday until 12 June

At Artspace Mackay

10.00 am – 12.00pm / $160.00 per child / 8 – 12 years

 

SUNDAY 9 MAY

Mother’s Day in the Park

At Whitsundays Tropical Eco Resort

10.00am / TBA / Family

 

TUESDAY 11 MAY

Dexter’s Storytime

At Gordon White Library

10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Family

 

THURSDAY 20 MAY

Mamma Mia! 

Runs until 22 May

At MECC Auditorium

Various / $24.00 – $120.00 / G

 

FRIDAY 21 MAY

Exhibition: Leigh Shoenheimer: Iterate/Elaborate

Runs until 7 July

At Artspace Mackay

6.00pm Opening / FREE / G

 

Exhibition: Donna Maree Robinson & David Pyke: Continuum

Runs until 25 July

At Artspace Mackay

6.00pm Opening / FREE / G

 

Regular Markets 

The Greater Whitsunday Farmers’ Markets

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 7.00am – 11.00am

Location: Bluewater Quay, River Street, Mackay City Centre (Best parking – Brisbane Street)

 

Showground Markets

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 6.30am – 10.00am

Location: Milton Street

 

Eungella Markets

Date: 2nd Sunday of the month

Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm

Location: Eungella Memorial Hall – North Street

 

Seaforth Community Markets

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 8.30am – 11.00am

Location: Seaforth Beachfront

 

Seaforth Mega Market

Date: 1st Sunday of every month in place of regular markets

Time: 8.30am – 12.00pm

Location: Seaforth Beachfront

 

Sarina Showground Markets

Date: Last Sunday of the month

Time: 7.30am – 12.00pm

Location: Sarina Showgrounds

 

Troppo Treasure Markets

Date: 2nd Sunday of the month

Time: 7.30am – 11.30am

Location: Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre

 

River Street Twilight Market by GWFM

Date: 2nd Friday of every month

Time: 4.00pm – 8.00pm

Location: Bluewater Quay, River Street, Mackay City Centre

 

Paxtons Night Markets

Date: 2nd Friday of every month

Time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm

Location: 10 River St