Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Event Guide

Friday 24 February

CASA Monthly BBQ

Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Head down for a snag and a yarn.

CASA - Community Accommodation & Support Agency Inc.

RADF Showcase and Networking Event

Friday, 5:00pm

The Regional Arts Development Fund Showcase and Networking Event is an opportunity to learn more about the Regional Arts Development Fund, meet the current RADF Committee Members and Arts Development team and meet the Central Queensland Regional Arts Services Network Officer, Wanda Bennett. If that's not enough, come along to meet other creatives! Connect ~ Create ~ Collaborate!

Jubilee Community Centre

Friday SUN.sets

Every Friday Evening From 6pm

Knock off drinks, lakeside dinner, good friends, and LIVE MUSIC.

Wake House Australia

Anette Worthington Live at the Seabreeze Hotel

Friday, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Cap off your work week at the Seabreeze Hotel. Dance the night away with Anette Worthington performing from 7pm - 10pm.

Seabreeze Hotel

Crowned Ruckus presents an Alternative Evening In Mackay

Friday, 7:00pm

Bundaberg's Evergreen Aus and Exotic Potion Cookies are embarking on a mini QLD Regional Tour, playing Mackay with Systematic Machine and Yellowslip. Help christen a new original alternative venue in Mackay! Doors 7pm - Entry $20.

Ambassador Hotel

Saturday 25 February

Mackay Cutters Trial 3

Saturday, 3:00pm

Get around game day and cheer on the Cutters as they take on the Blackhawks and Central Queensland Capras! 3:00pm – Gates open. 4:00pm – BMD CUP. 6:00pm – Hostplus Cup.

BB Print Stadium

Saturday Live Music at Empire – Ronny Croker

Saturday, 9:00pm

For the Month of February and a half of March the Main Bar will be hosting Soloists - come and enjoy the immaculate vibes, drinks, music and company.

Empire Alternacade and Events

Sunday 26 February

Sunday Live Music – Leyon Milner Duo

Sunday, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Music every Sunday from 2pm - 5pm. Head down to the Seabreeze Hotel this Sunday for some fresh tunes, delicious food, and ice-cold brews.

Seabreeze Hotel

Monday 27 February

Trivia Night

Every Monday, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Trivia night on Mondays at Centro Restaurant. There's no excuse not to stretch the grey matter as it's free to play so come along with your mates or you can be put in a team. Each team can have 2-7 players. Registrations from 6:30pm, starts 7pm. Book your table to avoid disappointment, call 49 656 100. Terms & conditions apply.

Magpies Sporting Club

Tuesday 28 February

Musical Bingo Tuesdays

Every Tuesday, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

There’s only one thing better than bingo, and that’s Musical Bingo. Every Tuesday in the Bar from 7pm where you can show off your musical knowledge in Musical Bingo. Prizes will be on offer for winners each and every week so make sure you’re on the ball. Oh, and entry is free! Registration opens from 6pm, with all the action kicking off from 7pm. Music buff or not, make sure you clear your schedule each Tuesday evening for Musical Bingo at the Seabreeze Hotel. To book your table for Musical Bingo call the team on (07) 4955 1644.

Seabreeze Hotel

Wednesday 1 March

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 & learn from each other. They can be seen, heard & understood with no judgement. It's a space to honour the uniqueness of each individual, everyone is equal. They will be able to speak from their hearts about things that trouble, annoy, frustrate them. 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

The market is a showcase of our region’s amazing produce 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. Everyone learns at their own pace and, even better, the first lesson is free on your way to learning the four step style of rock ‘n’ roll. $5 for members and $8 for non-members after that. The club caters for social activities for club members with regular dances with live bands in attendance and away trips. For further enquiries call 0408 983 911.

58 Macalister St, Mackay

Thursday 2 March

Coffee Connection ~ Women Supporting Women

Thursday, 9:00am to 11:00am

Morning tea (gluten & diary fee) provided ~ cost $10 per person. Non-judgemental space, open conversations where anything goes! Learn more about supporting yourself holistically and become part of a community.

That Little Counselling Room Mackay

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 desert.

Bluewater Quay

Cocktails and Karaoke

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

Come on down for a few cheeky cocktails and karaoke to your hearts content - Empire along with Karaoke Under the Stars have you covered!

Empire Alternacade and Events

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