Blackall-Tambo Events – Come and join in the fun!
Blackall Agents Race Day - Gates open at 12.00pm, first race at 1.30pm. 5 Race program. Bookmakers and Sky Channel. Fashions of the Field. Bar & Canteen.
Races at Blackall are lively events enjoyed by locals and the wider western community, celebrating a great Queensland pastime and a unique country community event. Theme: Take a Walk on the Wild Side
“Take on Tambo, Tonite” is being put together by the Tambo Tourism and Business Association, and will showcase the very best that Tambo has to offer! With local stall holders, food vendors and entertainment at our markets and late night shopping at local participating businesses, make Tambo your number 1 stop on your way to Winton’s Way Out West Fest! It will be a fun, food, music and market filled night held on the 23rd of April.Find out more »
There will be Dawn Service and breakfast at the Tambo Dam, followed by a general service and presentation at the Tambo Shire cenotaph later in the morning.Find out more »
Blackall has an annual Dawn Service and breakfast at the Memorial Park.Find out more »
Tambo Stock Show - a great day for the whole family! The Tambo Stock Show is an annual one-day agricultural ‘showcase’ of the district with an emphasis on family entertainment, including sheep, wool, horse & cattle competitions, push bikes, motor bikes along displays of art, craft, fashion & live entertainment.Find out more »
The Blackall Show is an annual event presented by the Barcoo Pastoral Society, to bring together and celebrate the culture, industries and spirit of our local community.Find out more »
Friday Night Cocktail Party Make it a FULL weekend at the #BlackallShow2019 by attending the Friday Night Cocktail Party. Flights from Brisbane land Friday morning - and accommodation is available too, so pack up the whole team and join us on the 3-4th May in BlackallFind out more »
Blackall & Tambo QCWA are collaborating to bring together a Mother’s Day high tea, markets with an array of inspirational guest speakers on Sunday 12th of May, 2019.
Speakers include holistic GP, Dr Catherine Bartholomew, comedian, Julie Cross and vet, Dr Jaqui Tickell.
Discover the Outback and capture memories of a lifetime along with increasing your knowledge in your chosen art medium with an exceptional tutor guiding your journey. Price includes Blackall accommodation, meals, transfers, tutor and workshop fees. All levels welcome, including non-painting partners. Payment Plans available.Find out more »
2019 annual Tambo Annual multi-horse Polocrosse Carnival. 6-person side in a mixed competition. 1 game Saturday and 1 game Sunday. State Players can also participate in the club carnival.Find out more »
Learn how to set and achieve goals that promote quantum leaps. Also teaches the process of setting and achieving family and team goals. You will set goals that inspire you, which helps to move you forward and keep you motivated to achieve great results.Find out more »
Dress the Central West has been a collaborative journey that has inspired, engaged, encouraged and empowered local people within central west communities to find “Beauty within the Drought”. The Gala productions will showcase regional designers, models, dancers and avant garde make-up artists and local hair stylists.Find out more »
The Tambo Campdraft will be held on the first weekend of June. A fantastic, family weekend that brings the community together. Competitors and onlookers enjoy admiring the skill and horsemanship involved in this great sport. 3 days wheeling Wagyu steers, a kids Gymkhana, great facilities with food and drinks available all weekend. Local entertainment on Saturday night.Find out more »
Tambo Golf Club plays host to the 2019 Men's Sand Greens Championship from the 7th to 9th of June 2019. The Four-Ball Championship (Separate Registration) will be played on Friday and the 36 hole Championship on Saturday and Sunday. Meal Package includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Entries close on Wednesday 22nd May at 5.00pmFind out more »
Drone Photography Workshop with Fiona Lake This 2 day workshop is only available to regional artistsFind out more »
An exhibition of works in a range of media showcasing the talents of outback artists.Find out more »
Join members of Tambo's Isolated Parents and Children's Association to take on the Ward Road Bike ride. There is a ride to suit everyone. 80km Mountain Bike Ride $50 80km All bitumen Bike Ride $50 40km All bitumen Bike Ride $50 25km Bike Ride – $30adult/$15kids 10km Bike Ride - $30 adult/$15kidsFind out more »
A fantastic, family weekend that brings the community together. Competitors and onlookers enjoy admiring the skill and horsemanship involved in this great sport. A full 3 day program of action with food and drinks available all weekend. Open final will be held under lights on Saturday evening. Bar & BBQ operating until late along with a movie night for the kids.Find out more »
Come and meet local artists from Blackall and Tambo and enjoy their current exhibition of work, 'Whispers from the Grasslands'. Enjoy a free morning tea of scones, coffee, great company and wonderful local art.Find out more »
Blackall's Winter Races are coming up on Saturday 20th July. Be sure to mark it in your calendar and join us for a great day of country racing! Races at Blackall are lively events enjoyed by locals and the wider western community, celebrating a great Queensland pastime and a unique country community event.Find out more »
Country Racing at its best! Tambo's August Ladies Day Races is an annual event presented by the oldest Race Club west of the Great Dividing Range.Find out more »
Larry and the Dame is a light-hearted cabaret/comedy for audiences who love music and laughter, and attending a show that has a few underlying witty jokes.
CARITA FARRER SPENCER brings together, the theatrical cyclone that is The Fabulous Dame Farrar and the International Sex-Symbol, Larry Paradiseo in this world-class DOUBLE ACT (with herself).
Combining the best that Blackall has to offer, the outback explodes into a five-day festival packed with local grazing plates, sunset wine tastings, street parties, art and cultural displays, billycart races, BBQ cook-offs, live music and a swag load of familiar faces, including country music legend Troy Cassar-Daley. Life is #betterinblackall.Find out more »
The annual art exhibition and competition has been running for over 20 years has built up a solid reputation as the place for artists to display, compete and sell their art works. The 2019 Exhibition opening night and award presentation will be no exception with over $9000 in prize money on offer.Find out more »
2019 Acrylic Workshop with Craig Penny The 2 day workshop is available to regional artists only. “Out There” 5 Day Artist Retreat with Acrylic and ‘Pen and Wash’ Watercolorist Craig Penny When: 21 – 25 August 2019 Cost: $2100 p/p – 5 Days 6 Nights *Price includes Blackall accommodation, meals, transfers, tutor and workshop fees. All levels welcome, including non-painting partners. Payment plans available.Find out more »
Get your dancing shoes on and secure your ticket by phoning 07 46546 109Find out more »
Mr Mick Bachelor is an Australian Lighthorse enthusiast and he will be in attendance at Ram Park with his horses and all his Lighthorse equipment, there to display and answer questions. The day has been enabled with the support of Sheree Hourston Veterinary Services Blackall, L & G Russell Mt Macquarie Pastoral, P W Skewes Solicitors Blackall and Scobie Saddlery BlackallFind out more »
Beaus of the Barcoo is a one off event to directly deliver mental health and wellbeing benefits to individuals and families within our community.Find out more »
The Cup is coming to Blackall!
Stopping at the Barcoo Retirement Village, St Joseph's School, The Lodge on Hawthorn, Blackall State School and Blackall Racecourse.
Fast paced, exciting sports event involving horses and other livestock, designed to test the skill and speed of the cowboys and cowgirls. Features of the event will be the Open Bull and Bronc Rides, with a Mini Bull event for the kids. Food and music, and the bar will be operating until late.Find out more »