Events for July 2017

By: Rachael Doherty, Photography by: Camper Trailer Australia


Keen to experience the Winton Camel Races? What about the Stroud International Brick and Rolling Pin Throwing Contest? These are just a few of the entertaining and unique events taking place across the country this month!

QUEENSLAND

Winton Camel Races

July 22

Cameleers compete in an eight race meet with motorbike events, music, drinks and food available.

Winton, www.outbacknow.com.au

Childers Festival

July 29-30

Sample delights along the 'Bruce' with a market and acts on five stages set among heritage-listed buildings.

Childers, www.childersfestival.com.au

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Apex Camel Cup

Jul 15

Camels compete in a nine race meet on dust with belly dancers, rickshaw races, kids hobby camel races, rides, Mr and Miss Camel Cup challenges and stalls.

Alice Springs, www.camelcup.com.au

Royal Darwin Show

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July 27-29

Check out the Brahman cattle, goats, pigs, dogs and ducks then watch the famous pigs race, with arts and craft, spear-throwing, vintage cars and beaut utes.

Darwin, www.darwinshow.com.au

NEW SOUTH WALES / ACT

4WD Caravan Camping and Marine Show

July 7-9

More than 200 exhibitors displaying 4WDs, touring and camping accessories, camper trailers and other RVs, boats, destinations and more.

Lismore, www.lismore4wdshow.com.au

Stroud International Brick and Rolling Pin Throwing Contest

July 9

Locals from the four towns of Stroud – in England, Canada, the US, and NSW – throw bricks and rolling pin amid parades and carnival festivities celebrating the Wild West.

Stroud, www.stroudbrickthrowing.com.au

VICTORIA

Mildura Writers Festival

July 13-16

Sample delicious food and hear great Aussie writers lead workshops, lectures and discussion forums around the  fire while.

Mildura, www.artsmildura.com.au

Winter Blues Festival

Jul 27-30

Watch the cream of Australian Blues jam all weekend long in the clubs, restaurants and streets, with free and ticketed events.

Echuca-Moama, www.winterblues.com.au

TASMANIA

Festival of Voices

Jun 30-Jul 16

The Festival attracts thousands of singers, choristers and music lovers for the chance to hear harmonies in concert halls, theatres and public spaces across the state.

Tasmania-wide, www.festivalofvoices.com

Devonport Jazz

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Jul 28

Enjoy traditional, contemporary, swing, Latin and be-bop styles of Jazz performed by local and interstate artists, with education, food, visual art, dance and film.

Devonport, www.devonportjazz.com

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Stadium Stomp

Jul 9

Attempt the ultimate stair-climb at your own pace – open to all levels of fitness.

Adelaide Oval, www.stadiumstomp.com.au/Adelaide  

Port Augusta Cup

Jul 9

Enjoy a day of the races with views of the Flinders Ranges with racing, fashion and entertainment.

Port Augusta, www.paracing.org.au  

Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival

Jul 28-30

Sample craft ciders and brews as leading chefs barbecue up a storm, with live music Friday and Saturday night.

The Brick Cattle Pavilion and Adelaide Showground lawns, adelaidebeerfest.com.au

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Kununurra Agricultural Show

July 14-15

Enjoy entertainment, circus workshops, equestrian events and fireworks, plus country show favourites including market stalls, cattle, dog shows, sideshow alley and agricultural displays.

Kununurra, www.kas.org.au

Roebourne Cup Day at Nor West Jockey Club

July 25.

This seven event card is well-supported by the local Pilbara communities and annually attracts more than 4000 racegoers. A popular event, it’s sure to be a fun day out.

Roebourne, www.nwjcroebourne.com.au

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.