Thursday, May 30, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

31 May Event Guide

Friday 31st May

Safety Conference
Interested in safety leadership? The 2024 Safety Conference is the region's premier safety event. The Safety Conference offers a multifaceted, comprehensive platform for sector leaders and safety professionals to discover the latest industry information and emerging trends from leading safety experts. Come along to the 2024 Safety Conference and prepare to make better safety choices. This year's Safety Conference theme is 'The Why of Safety'. Standard Member Ticket: $350. Standard Non-member Ticket: $450. Visit Facebook for more information.
 The MECC 

Prayer Ministry Seminar
Victorious ministry through Christ. Registration is $15pp. Learn how to deal with past hurts and wounds of the past and live in victory and freedom. May 31st Fri. 6:30 - 8:30pm and June 1st Sat. 9:30 - 1pm.
Life Impact Church, 5 Wellington St, Mackay

Anette Worthington LIVE  
Get ready for a night to remember!  Join in this week at the Burb for an unforgettable live performance by the incredible Anette Worthington!  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

Women’s Fellowship
Get it, girl! Come and fellowship with other women at Slade Point Life Giving church to help grow and encourage one another. All women from all walks of life are welcome- see you there sis!
Life Giving Church, 34 Robin St, Slade Point

Saturday 1st June

Legends on the Lawn 2024
Legends is hitting Mackay this June with an iconic all-Australian line-up! 7 massive artists, all in one day - are you ready?! You can find tickets and more information at
Harrup Park

Camilleri Skate Park Festival  
You’re invited to attend the official Camilleri St Skate Park Festival on June 1st, from 2-5 pm at the Grind Shrine Skateboard Shop event, featuring live music, a skateboarding competition, learn-to-skate sessions, and art workshops - all FREE of charge, promising to be an exciting celebration of creativity and skate culture for all to enjoy.
Grind Shrine Skateboard Shop

Students at Bucasia Kindergarten, Bucasia State Primary School and Eimeo Road State Primary School have been busy working with local artists - LaLune Croker, Lisa Robig and Shelley Engwirda making works that celebrate all things Northern Beaches! Come along to celebrate. Food will be available to purchase from the Beachfront Bar and Restaurant and The Dumpling Hut
Seaview Park, Bucasia Esplanade

Sunday 2nd June

Mackay Marina Run

From 5.30am
Welcome to Mackay, where the weather is pristine, our scenery is stunning and our flat, fast course is just waiting for your next PB. The BMA Mackay Marina Run is an unmissable event on the Australian running calendar! The stunning 21.1km race starts at our stunning marina and then winds its way through the coastal city of Mackay. 10km and 5km fun runs are also available as is a 3km kids dash. Registration essential at
Mackay Marina Village

Upstyling With Flair
We welcome all Hairdresser to an event at our salon. "Upstyling With Flair" Learning the art of up styling from a bridal & theatrical styling specialist. With over 30 years’ experience in weddings, styling for Phantom of The Opera, CATS, Beauty and the Beast and many more, she brings her expertise to us here in Mackay. Please contact us on 4953 4200 for more information or to book.
Shop 3/326 Shakespeare St, Mackay 
Volunteers Expo
The Mackay Volunteers Expo is an event designed to promote local volunteering opportunities; provide community groups with promotion, exposure and an opportunity to recruit new volunteers and; acknowledge and celebrate the valuable contribution volunteers make to our community. FREE event.
The Big Shed Pavilion, Mackay Showgrounds

MHF Family Fun Day by Gardian
Join us for a FUN filled day for the whole Family! Mackay Hospital Foundation’s Family Fun Day Presented by Gardian is back again this year and will be bigger and better than ever! For just $5 per person, all rides and activities inside the gate are FREE!
BB Print Stadium

Monday 3rd June

NAIDOC Annual General Meeting
The Mackay NAIDOC Management Committee invites all members of the Mackay and Surrounding Areas to the Annual General Meeting.
Jubilee Community Centre

Tuesday 4th June

Habana Chair Yoga
Come to the Havana community shed for a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting or standing, using a chair for support and includes mindful breathing and meditation. It’s an excellent choice for those who find standard yoga a little too challenging. Cost is just $5 cash per person payable on the day. Bookings are recommended on Facebook @ wellness with Deb
Habana Community Shed Cnr of Moohins Road

FREE Mum & Bub Mediation Circle  
Join Northern Beaches Community Playgroup & Cait from House of She for a special Mum & Bub Meditation Circle. This is a FREE event. BYO - mat for you, playmat for baby and a cushion. No noisy toys. Please arrive with enough time to be set and be ready for the session to commence at 9:15am. This will be a 30 min session. Please visit Northern Beaches Community Playgroup Mackay on Facebook for more information, bookings essential.
Eimeo Esplanade

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 5th June

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 6th June

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

Barista Basics #005
Come to Barista Basics #005 to learn the essential skills for making the perfect cup of specialty coffee! Welcome to Barista Basics #005 ! Join us for a fun and interactive workshop where you'll learn the essentials of being a great barista. Whether you're a coffee enthusiast or looking to start a career in the coffee industry, this event is perfect for you. Tickets $215
24 Prospect St, Primal Coffee Roasters

Pierce Brothers LIVE
Join in on an unforgettable musical journey as we celebrate a decade of soul-stirring melodies and infectious energy with the one and only Pierce Brothers! From the intimate beginnings of busking on the streets of Melbourne to conquering stages around the globe, Pierce Brothers have become synonymous with raw talent, genuine passion, and an unwavering commitment to their craft. Get ready to sing, dance, and celebrate a decade of musical brilliance with Pierce Brothers on their Australian Headline Tour! Book tickets online at
Seabreeze Hotel, Slade Point

Mackay Farmers’ Market
Womens Fellowship
Skateboard Event
Legends on the Lawn
Mackay Marina Run
Family Fun Day

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