Thursday, May 23, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

24 May Event Guide

Friday 24th May

Star Wars Unlimited Store Showdown
Join us for the very first Star Wars Unlimited Store Showdown! Big prizes are up for grabs, so you don't want to miss this one! Swiss style tournament with best of one, compete to see who can take out the top prize. Cost: $25 per person including a drink
Time: Friday 24th May 6:30pm-10pm. May the Force be with you!
 75 Victoria St, Mackay 

2024 Mackay Expo
Your lifestyle, your adventure at the 2024 Mackay Expo. Join us on 24th to 26th May at Mackay Showgrounds for the region’s largest and most exciting outdoor adventure, home and lifestyle event. Learn from the experts and discover new destinations, innovative living ideas, and outdoor products and services. Enjoy the interactive displays, entertainment, and prizes.
Mackay Showgrounds

VaMa Live
Get ready for a night to remember!  Join us this week at the Burb for an unforgettable live performance by the incredible VaMa! Feel the vibe, enjoy the music, and make memories from 6:30pm-10:30pm. See you in the bar for a fantastic evening of entertainment!
Souths Suburban Bowls Club

‘Into The Woods’ Play
Step into a world where fairy tales collide and dreams unravel. "Into the Woods" beckons you on a captivating journey where beloved characters venture into a mysterious forest to fulfil their deepest wishes. Join Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack, and others as they confront their fears and discover the true meaning of 'happily ever after.'
Don't miss out on our incredible show! Tickets available for 24 and 25 May, 2024.
CQU Conservatorium Theatre, QLD University, Boundary Road

Saturday 25th May

Pet Food Donation Ride

All welcome to join Mackay Pet Rescue’s ride and to help animals in need. Please donate any unopened cat or dog food or visit for their wishlist. For any monetary donation please scan the QR code to donate via PayPal. Food Drop Off point at Pet Barn, Mt Pleasant
Pet Barn, Mount Pleasant

Mackay Poultry Annual Show
IT'S SHOW TIME. Mackay Poultry Club Annual Show 25th May 2024
Gather your best show birds and come along to our Poultry show.
Our FEATURE this year is BRAHMA & COCHIN'S
Mackay Showgrounds

Talking Health and Hormones
Are you struggling with low energy, stubborn weight or feeling moody? Do you feel like your hormones are out of control? If so, this short, information session is for you.
Join us for real talk on how women are losing the bloat, sleeping better and feeling more in control of their health. Seats are limited so be sure to secure your tickets online.
Rydges Mackay Suites

Glow In The Dark Party
Kooyong Glow In The Dark R&B night,
Free Entry, 18+ only. Come on down for a party at the Yong
1 Harbour Rd, North Mackay

Sunday 26th May

Laura’s Triathlon
Swim | Bike | Run
Check-In - from 7.00am, Race Briefings - 7.45am, Racing with Kids from 8.00am. Adults on completion of Kids triathlon. Couse Maps and more information available at:
Mackay Harbour Surf Lifesaving Club

Million Paws Walk RSPCA
Animal Lovers- 30 years - Rspca Million Paws Walk - kindly support by buying a ticket and or merchandise, bring your furbaby dressed up or fluffed up and enjoy a morning together. Significant Other will entertain plus there will be awards for puppies/dogs - enrol now at 
Queens Park

Mens Monthly Yoga With Chris
Join Chris for his Mens only Yoga classes.
This class will be run on the 4th Sunday of most months.
Yoga offers an incredible range of benefits for men of all ages. Not only does the practice boast incredible stress-relieving qualities, but it can also help you lose weight, gain strength and muscle, improve work and sleep.
37 Boddington St, Mackay

Bushland Gelsoft Battlefield Games
Basic games & scenarios. 1pm sign in and briefings, 2-5pm games.
**Booking essential to qualify for the discount and confirm numbers**
$30pp prepaid or $40pp on the battlefield. Limited glow ready blasters are available for hire at $20 per blaster.
Rowallan Park, Farleigh

Tuesday 28th May

Chat and Play  
Come along for a play in the park and catch up with other families. Come late, leave early, we know what it's like with small children!
John Breen Park

Pop-Up Play Spaces: Indoor Play
Drop in and explore our interactive play spaces for young children from birth to five years. These activities and experiences help support children’s physical, mental, social and emotional development.
Gordan White Library

Wednesday 29th May

Mackay Farmers’ Market
6:30 – 10:30am
Shop local at the Mackay Farmers' Market and enjoy a morning on the Pioneer River.
Grab your reusable coffee cups, drink tumblers, water kefir bottles, produce and carry bags and stop in at the Mackay Farmers' Market every Wednesday.
Bluewater Quay

Explore A Gym
Bring your child along for a morning of FUN! Explore-A-Gym is a 2 hour play session that is designed to give your child the opportunity to learn and explore in a non-structured environment. Suitable for ages 18 months to 5 years. Cost is $12/child
5 Snow Wright Ct, Andergrove

Thursday 30th May

Riverside Markets

From 3pm
Come along and browse J2Fs collections of unique and colourful creations… Funky jewellery and fun kids clothing 
Bluewater Quay Mackay

YP Networking By The River    
YP presents: Networking by the River, supported by Mackay Regional Council.
Get set for an evening of networking by the Pioneer River at River Wharves. Learn about Mackay Regional Council’s current projects and get to know your recently declared Mayor and Councillors. Tickets are $30 (plus booking fee), which includes one welcome cocktail or mocktail. A selection of cocktails/mocktail are available for purchase at 1999 prices! A range of other drinks are also available to buy. Grab your tickets and we'll meet you there, river side!
River Wharves, River Street Mackay

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