Thursday, November 23, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Event Guide

Friday 24 November

Friday Night Live Music

Every Friday from 5pm

Join us on Friday’s from 5pm for live music from our local favourites, good food and great company. | Free entry.

Boomerang Hotel

The Radiators (Live)

From 8pm

Get ready to immerse yourself in an unforgettable night of classic hits, high-energy performances, and pure rock ‘n’ roll magic as The Radiators take the stage. | Tickets available at

Seabreeze Hotel

Mackay Twilight Market

From 5pm to 8:30pm and Saturday 4pm to 8:30pm

Join us in the big shed for a festive evening of merriment with your loved ones. Shop for unique holiday gifts from the many charming market stalls, ran by small local businesses. | $2 adult entry - children under 17 years free of charge.

Mackay Showgrounds

Saturday 25 November

Mackay Showground Markets

Every Saturday from 6am – 10am

Local Produce, Natural products, Seafood, Plants and much more.

Weekly event, held every Saturday. | Free entry.

Mackay Showgrounds

Falun Gong Classes

Every Saturday from 10am

Falun Gong offers you relaxation, meditation, inner peace, and health through movement.

You’re invited to come along and experience a session in the beautiful surroundings of the Botanic Gardens.

Live Music Saturdays

Every Saturday from 2pm – 5pm

Enjoy good tunes and great vibes every Saturday from 2pm. | Free entry.

The Kooyong Hotel

The Wild Sky (Live)

From 6pm

Enjoy good tunes and great vibes. Come along for a great night! | Free entry.

Harrup Park

Sunday 26 November

Laura Frank (Live)

From 3pm to 7pm

Join an unforgettable live performance by talented musician, singer-songwriter, and DIY enthusiast who is known for her chart-topping singles and captivating stage presence. | Free entry.

Seabreeze Hotel

Sunday Bingo

Every Sunday from 7pm

Come along and you could win! | Free entry.

South Leagues Club

Monday 27 November

Full Moon Circle – Breathwork and Meditation

From 5:45pm to 7:30pm

Put down what you are carrying this Full Moon.

Connect with like-minded others in a supportive circle. We will move through a progression of breath work, some gentle movement, sound healing and meditation.

This circle is for you if you are craving more harmony in your life, would like dive deeper into meditation and connect with your breath and body.

Tea and nibbles will be provided. | Tickets at

Mackay CWA Hall

Trivia Night

From 6:30pm – 9pm - Every Monday

Souths Monday Night Trivia just got a whole lot more serious!

Do you have what it takes to take home the jackpot?

Round up your friends and get your geek on!

Sports Bar, Souths Leagues Club

Trivia Night

From 7pm – 9pm - Every Monday

There’s no excuse not to stretch the grey matter as it’s free to play so come along with your mates or we can put you in a team, each team can have 2-7 players.

Registrations from 6.30pm, starts 7pm.

Book your table to avoid disappointment, call (07) 4965 6100.

Centro Restaurant, Magpies Sporting Club

Tuesday 28 November

Baby Bounce

From 9:30am to 10am

The session features nursery rhymes, finger plays and songs. It's never too early to talk, read and tell stories with your child.

Please bring a small blanket for your child. | Free ticketed event, find yours at

Sarina Library

Book Chat for Teens

From 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Drop in and tell us what you like, what you don’t like, what you’re reading, what you have read, what you would like to read.

Chat to others about your best (and worst) reading experiences. For young adults aged 12 to 18 years. | Free ticketed event, find yours at

Gordon White Library

Wednesday 29 November

Teen Shed Mackay Teen Circle

Every Wednesday, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Teen Circle is a place for all teens in the community to come together. It's a safe space for them to connect, heal and learn from each other. This gathering will be held every Wednesday, all teenagers are welcome to attend. It is a free event, but attendees are asked to register for numbers.

Kutta Mulla Gorinna Special Assistance School

Mackay Farmers’ Market

Every Wednesday, 6:30am to 10:30am

Shop fresh, shop local. The Farmers’ market is a showcase of our region’s amazing produce. Enjoy a morning beside the Pioneer River and buy direct from the farmer.

Bluewater Quay

Sugar City Rock and Roll Mackay Club Wednesday Night Lessons

Every Wednesday, 7:00pm

Why not come along and learn to rock ‘n’ roll in a friendly and fun atmosphere with the Sugar City Rock ‘n’ Rollers Mackay Club? Previous experience is not required. $8 for members and $10 for non-members after that. For further enquiries call 0408 983 911.

58 Macalister St, Mackay

Thursday 30 November

Mackay Riverside Market

Every Thursday, 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Come and meet your local growers, bakers and makers, chill on the lawn listening to some beautiful tunes and grab some delicious dinner and dessert.

Bluewater Quay

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