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What’s On Guide

We’ve found all the best events in Mackay and surrounds to check out this month, so you don’t have to!

Regular Events

MONDAYS

Baby Bounce
During school term
Dudley Denny City Library
11.00am – 11.30am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Baby Bounce
During school term
Mirani Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Toddler Time
During school term
Sarina Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / Up to 2.5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Toddler Time
During school term
Gordon White Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / Up to 2.5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Toddler Time
During school term
Mirani Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / Up to 2.5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

TUESDAYS

Baby Bounce
During school term
Cannonvale Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Baby Bounce
During school term
Sarina Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Baby Bounce
During school term
Walkerston Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Story Time
During school term
Bowen Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Story Time
During school term
Proserpine Library
10.30am – 11.00am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

TUESDAYS

Story Time
During school term
Mirani Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Story Time
During school term
Walkerston Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Book Club
Runs monthly
Cannonvale Library
2.00pm – 3.30pm / FREE
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Tech Talks
Gordon White Library
10.00am – 11.00am / FREE
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

WEDNESDAYS

Little Library Play
During school term
Proserpine Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / Walking to 3 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Little Library Play
During school term
Cannonvale Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Walking to 3 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Story Time
During school term
Collinsville Library
9.00am – 9.30am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Story Time
During school term
Sarina Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Story Time
During school term
Gordon White Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Baby Bounce
During school term
Proserpine Library
10.30am – 11.00am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Chess Club
During school term
Cannonvale Library
3.00pm – 4.30pm / FREE / All ages
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

WEDNESDAY

STEAM Club
During school term
Gordon White Library
3.30pm – 4.30pm / FREE / Ages 8 – 12
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

THURSDAYS

Story Time
During school term
Cannonvale Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Story Time
During school term
Dudley Denny City Library
10.30am – 11.00am / FREE / 3 – 5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Baby Bounce
During school term
Gordon White Library
10.30am – 11.00am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Maker Spaces
During school term
Cannonvale Library
3.00pm – 4.30pm / FREE / Ages 6 +
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Tech Talks
Dudley Denny City Library
10.00am – 11.00am / FREE
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

FRIDAYS

Baby Bounce
During school term
Bowen Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / 0 – 2 years, Bookings required
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Toddler Time
During school term
Dudley Denny City Library
9.30am – 10.00am / FREE / Up to 2.5 years, Bookings required
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

SATURDAYS

Maker Spaces
During school term
Proserpine Library
9.00am – 11.00am / FREE / Ages 6 +
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Maker Spaces Mini Makers
Bowen Library
9.00am – 11.00am / FREE / Ages 6 +
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Mini Makers
Cannonvale Library
9.00am – 11.30am / FREE / 0 – 5 years
libraries.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

What’s On

TUESDAY 24 MAY

Regional Disability Expo
Mackay Multisports Stadium
9.00am – 4.00pm / FREE
http://www.disabilityexposc.com.au

BMA Kidspace
Artspace Mackay
10.00am – 12.15pm / FREE / 0 – 5 years
http://www.artspacemackay.com.au

WEDNESDAY 25 MAY

Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents Classical Favourites
MECC
11.00am and 7.30pm / $15.00 – $42.00 / G

THURSDAY 26 MAY

DBCT Kids’ Theatre Season – Edward the Emu
Runs until 27 May
MECC
Various sessions / $16.50 / G
http://www.themecc.com.au

FRIDAY 27 MAY

Bass Guitar 2gether
Play bass guitar with other music enthusiasts. Easy songs, well suited for beginners.
Dudley Denny City Library
3.40pm – 4.40pm / FREE, Booking required / 15 +
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Mamamia – A Tribute to ABBA
Mackay Northern Beaches
Bowls Club
7.00pm – 11.00pm / $30.00
Fb: Mackay Northern Beaches Bowls Club

SATURDAY 28 MAY

Positive Pregnancy & Birth Expo
MECC
9.00am / FREE / G
http://www.themecc.com.au

TAB Amateurs Race Day
Mackay Turf Club
11.00am / $15.00 – $25.00, Children FREE / G
http://www.mackayturfclub.com.au

Obstacle Hell: Mackay
Military inspired obstacle courses, with 30+ obstacles over a 5km course.
Rowallan Scouts Park, Farleigh
49.00 – $79.00 / Ages 12 +
http://www.obstaclehell.com

Lets talk with your Loved Ones in Spirit at Mackay!
Souths Leagues Club Mackay
7.30pm – 10.00pm / Check online for more info
http://www.southcairnssportsclub.com.au

SUNDAY 29 MAY

Emergency Services Day
Harrup Park Country Club
10.00 – 2.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cqrescue.org.au

THURSDAY 2 JUNE

Xavier Rudd Jan Juc Moon Tour
MECC
7.00pm / $89.90 / 18 +
http://www.themecc.com.au

FRIDAY 3 JUNE

Echoes Of Pink Floyd
MECC
7.30pm / $45.00 – $75.00 / G
http://www.themecc.com.au

Under 14 & Under 12 NQJBC
Runs until 5 June
Mackay Basketball
5.00pm – 6.00pm / Check online for more info
http://www.mackaybasketball.com

SATURDAY 4 JUNE

David Strassman – The Chocolate Diet
MECC
7.00pm / $49.90 – $79.90 / M
http://www.themecc.com.au

Cowboy Dressage A Judges View: Mackay
Twin Creeks Equine
9.00am – 3.00pm / $44.00 – $50.00 / G
http://www.mandyprobyn-equineconnection.com

SATURDAY 4 JUNE

Northern Avian Society Conference
Sarina
9.00am / Check online
http://www.thuringowabirdclub.org

World Environment Day

The Beatnix
The best Beatles tribute show in Australia. Also runs 5 June
Airlie Beach Hotel
2.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.airliebeachhotel.com.au

SUNDAY 5 JUNE

World Environment Day
http://www.worldenvironmentday.global

The World of Musicals
MECC
6.00pm / $60.00 – $80.00 / G
http://www.themecc.com.au

Mackay Marina Run
Mackay Marina Precinct
Various start times / $20.00 – $300.00 / G
http://www.mackaymarinarun.com

Family Fun Day
BB Print Stadium
10.l00am – 2.00pm / $5.00 / G
http://www.mackayhospitalfoundation.com.au

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE

World Ocean Day
http://www.worldoceanday.org

DBCT Kids’ Theatre Season 2022 – Don’t mess with the Dummies
MECC
9.30am / $16.50 / G
http://www.themecc.com.au

FRIDAY 10 JUNE

Cinema Under the Stars
Meadowlands Amphitheatre
6.30pm – 9.30pm / Check online for more info
http://www.mackayhospitalfoundation.com.au

BOQ Charity Golf Day
Mackay Golf Club
11.00am – 5.00pm / $100.00
http://www.mackayhospitalfoundation.com.au

Mackay Beach Horse Races
Runs until 12 June
Harbour Beach
5.00pm / $10.00 – $385.00 / G
http://www.mackaybeachhorseraces.com.au

SATURDAY 11 JUNE

The AC/DC Story
MECC
7.30pm / $65.00
http://www.themecc.com.au

Magpies Crusaders vs SWQ Thunder
Sologinkin Oval
7.00pm / FREE – $10.00 / G
http://www.magpiescrusaders.com.au

TUESDAY 14 JUNE

Mackay Annual Show 2022
Runs until 16 June
Mackay Showgrounds
9.00am – 4.00pm / G
Fb: Mackay Showgrounds

WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE

The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience
MECC
7.30pm / $55.00 – $65.00 / 13 +
http://www.themecc.com.au

THURSDAY 16 JUNE

Mackay Show Holiday

FRIDAY 17 JUNE

Ross Noble – On The Go
MECC
7.30pm / $49.90 – $54.90 / M
http://www.themecc.com.au

2022 Show Whitsunday
Runs until 18 June
Proserpine Showgrounds
Stay tuned for more info.
http://www.showwhitsunday.com.au

FRIDAY 17 JUNE

Country Rockin Blues Shindig at Kinchant Dam
Runs until 19 June
Kinchant Waters
Stay tuned for updates
Fb: Airlie Beach Festival Of Music

SATURDAY 18 JUNE

Sugar Drop Festival
Harrup Park Country Club
4.00pm / $55.00 – $85.00 / 18 +
http://www.sugardropfestival.com

QLD Showoffs Dance Competition
Runs until 19 June
Mackay Basketball Stadium
Spectator pricing $10.00 – $30.00
http://www.aussiegoldchamps.com.au

SUNDAY 19 JUNE

Great Whitehaven Beach Run
Whitehaven Beach
Check online for registration
costs and distances.
http://www.hamiltonisland.com.au

MONDAY 20 JUNE

Young Engineers
Emmanuel Catholic School
Various sessions / $20.00 / G
cq.young-engineers.com.au

TUESDAY 21 JUNE

BMA Kidspace
Artspace Mackay
10.00am – 12.15pm / FREE / 0 – 5 years
http://www.artspacemackay.com.au

WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE

Young Engineers
Andergrove Neighbourhood Centre
Various sessions / $20.00 / G
cq.young-engineers.com.au

FRIDAY 24 JUNE

Morning Melodies – Paul Ettore Tabone sings Golden Days, Songs from the Movies & Musicals
MECC
11.00am / $15.00 / G
http://www.themecc.com.au

The Salvation Army Mackay 2022 Red Shield Appeal Event
Ocean’s International
12.00pm – 2.00pm / $60.00
http://www.salvationarmy.org.au/red-shield-appeal

SATURDAY 24 JUNE

The Fox Superflow Race 4
Runs until 26 June
Rowallan Park
8.30am / Race entry fee $69.00 – $80.00 / G
http://www.rockytrailentertainment.com

Craft and Conversation
Gordon White Library
11.00am – 2.00pm / FREE / 18 +
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

SUNDAY 26 JUNE

CQUniversity Confraternity Carnival
Australia’s largest schoolboy rugby league carnival. Runs until 1 July
Mackay Junior Rugby League
3.00pm / Check online for more info
Fb: QISSRL – Confro

MONDAY 27 JUNE

Azure Glass Holiday Workshop
Also runs 28 June
Azure Glass
10.00am, 1.00pm / $30.00 / G, Under 7 requires supervision
http://www.azureglass.com.au

THURSDAY 30 JUNE

Library Music Group Performance
Dudley Denny City Library
5.00pm – 6.30pm / FREE / G
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Harry Potter Craft
Dudley Denny City Library
10.30am – 11.30am / FREE / G
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

Regular Markets

The Greater Whitsunday Farmers’ Markets
Every Wednesday
6.30am – 10.30am
Bluewater Quay, River Street, Mackay City Centre

Showground Markets
Every Saturday
6.30am – 10.00am
Mackay Showgrounds

Eungella Community Markets
Second Sunday of the month
9.00am – 1.00pm
Eungella Memorial Hall,
North Street

Seaforth Community Markets
Every Sunday
8.30am – 11.00am
Seaforth Beachfront

Seaforth Mega Market
First Sunday of every month
in place of regular markets
8.30am – 12.00pm
Seaforth Beachfront

Sarina Showground Markets
Last Sunday of the month
8.00am – 12.00pm
Sarina Showgrounds

Troppo Treasure Markets
Second Sunday of the month
7.00am – 11.30am
Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre Carpark

Paxtons Night Markets
Second Friday of every month
5.00pm – 8.00pm
10 River St, Mackay