Events for June 2017

By: Rachael Doherty


With this much on in June, there's no time to waste hiding indoors! Check out our June event guide to plan your month ahead.

QUEENSLAND

Sheep Shenanigans and Woolly Cup

Jun 10

Think sheep racing complete with jockeys, cheese making, shearing demos, the Rousy's Roundup, novelty events, billy cart racing with a difference, and art competitions.

Jundah, www.barcoo.qld.gov.au

Theodore Trail Ride

Jun 10-11

Cheer on more than 600 competitors as they thrash and crash their way across through dirt and dust to raise much needed funds for the Theodore community

Theodore

NEW SOUTH WALES / ACT

Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft

Jun 11-13

Spectators catch all the action as cowboys and cowgirls vie for a slice of $30,000 prize money in steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing, saddle bronc, bareback and bull rides.

Coonamble, www.coonamblerodeoandcampdraft.com.au

Winter Magic Festival

Jun 24

Local musicians, dancers, drummers and choirs take to the stall-lined streets and perform before costume-dressed crowds celebrating the theme, ‘Our winter, our magic, our connection!’

Katoomba, www.wintermagic.com.au

VICTORIA

Trails, Tastings and Tales Food and Wine Festival

Jun 10-12

Discover and enjoy regional wines, live music and rustic, warming food. There will be wine appreciation and educational sessions, Muscat blending workshops and art exhibitions.

Glenrowan , www.visitglenrowan.com.au

Mansfield Lantern Festival

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Jun 17

Help light up the night at this family-friendly community festival held on the Winter Solstice, with arts, crafts, workshops, regional food, a parade, street theatre, music and more.

Mansfield, www.mansfieldlanternfestival.com.au

TASMANIA

Dark Mofo

Jun 8-21

The Museum of Old and New Art’s (Mona) winter festival celebrates ancient and contemporary mythologies through large-scale public art, food, film, music, theatre, interactive art, light and noise. 

Hobart, www.darkmofo.net.au

Bream Creek Show

Mar 18

Locals vie for the state’s wood chopping title amid country show festivities with yard dog trials, horse events, rides and vintage machinery displays. Browse and purchase produce, crafts and arts.

Bream Creek, www.breamcreekshow.com.au

The Market at Franklin

Jun 25

Huon Valley locals showcase fruit and vegetables, eggs, pastries and conserves, olive oil and plants plus ceramic, wooden and textile crafts, including jewellery and alpaca products from the region.

Franklin

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Swap Meet and Show’N’Shine

Jun 11

This day of festivities features everything from car displays to trash and treasure. Come along early for breakfast and stay the whole day to make the most of the carnival atmosphere.

Kadina

Queen’s Birthday Holiday Race Day

Jun 12

A fun day at the races where everyone is welcome! Murray Bridge Racing Club also offers a variety of race-day marquee hospitality packages, providing a memorable way to entertain and enjoy the day.

Murray Bridge, www.racingmurraybridge.com

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Mullewa Muster and Rodeo

Jun 2-4

Don your boots, hats and chaps and catch the rodeo action, country music and big skies of WA’s wheatbelt, with bull riding, barrel racing, Beaut Ute, whip cracking and camping available on site. 

Mullewa, www.mullewamuster.com

Truffle Kerfuffle – Southern Forest Food Festival

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June 26-28

Sample the southern forest bounty — including the divine black truffle which accounts for almost two-thirds of Australia’s annual truffle harvest.

Fonty's Pool, Manjimup, www.trufflekerfuffle.com.au

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Borroloola Gulf Show

Jun 30

The show combines a gymkhana with agriculture, gardening, lifestyle, arts, crafts and competition in an entertaining day out.

Borroloola

Pine Creek Goldrush

Jun 16-17

Step back in time and pan for gold! The weekend features the annual gold-panning championships, a damper-making competition, nugget hunt, food and bar stalls, a free concert and much more.

Pine Creek

Check out the full events listing in issue #113 of Camper Trailer Australia magazine. Subscribe today for all the latest camper trailer news, reviews and travel inspiration.