Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Event Guide

Friday 5 May

Luke Geiger Live At Harrup Park

Friday, 6pm to 10pm

Luke Geiger is performing at Harrup Park Country Club this Friday. No bookings required and no ticket needed, this will be a great free event for everyone.

Harrup Park Country Club

Elvis One Night In Vegas

Friday, from 7.30pm

Mark Anthony is returning as Elvis in this one night only experience. Mark will push audiences back in time and reminisce on the legend of music, playing all the greatest hits.

Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre

Saturday 6 May

Daisy Day

Saturday, 8.30am to 12pm

Show your love for the Mackay Botanic Gardens and plant over 1,000 Golden Everlasting Daises across the slopes of the Lagoons. Be sure to contact Maya to participate 0436 331 009, or

Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

The Smurfs Great Escape

Saturday, 9am to 5pm

In this new immersive escape room-esque game, save the Smurfs from Gargamel and follow a scavenger hunt through the streets of Mackay. In this family friendly experience, you compete against other teams and race against the clock. Tickets available from


ZACH MACH Mackay Adventure Challenge

Saturday, 8am to 5pm

Dust off your mountain bike and get your kayak reading, the ZACH MACH Adventure Challenge is gearing up for another round. Mountain Bike down Mia Mia, kayak the Teemburrra Dam, run through the rainforest and ride past cane paddocks, in this epic challenge.

Pinnacle, Queensland

MKC Sugar City Titles

Saturday, 7am to 9pm

Get those karts out of the shed, it’s time to race! All classes of kart accepted, and all race licenses recognised. This will be a day of full of fun for the whole family.

21 Grants Road, Palmyra

Sunday 7 May

Seaforth Mega Markets

Sunday, 8am to 12pm

The Mega Markets are back, showcasing the best of Mackay’s homemade goodies, fresh fruit and veg, plants, and food vendors.


Volunteer Expo 2023

Sunday, 9am to 12pm

Come down to the Mackay Showgrounds and see how you can give back to your community, with local community groups and charities promoting their opportunities for volunteering.

Mackay Showgrounds

Sarina Country Music Family Afternoon

Sunday, from 1pm

Bring your originals or even your favourite songs and celebrate the love of country music at the Sarina Sporting and Services League. With the best of backing bands, sing along to fantastic country music in this family friendly afternoon. Tickets at $5

Sarina Sporting and Services League

Mackay Urban Gelsoft Games

Sunday, 3.30pm to 7.30pm

In this hectic day, test your blaster game with all types of players, 10 years and up, welcome. Bookings are strongly encouraged so get signed up and prepare yourself for an adrenaline fuelled afternoon.

Mackay North State High School

Thursday 11 May

MADSCOTS Whiskey Night

Thursday, from 6.30pm

In a year second, MADSCOTS are holding another Whiskey Night, a fantastic opportunity to taste all the unique whiskies from around the world.

The Dispensary Mackay

Bjorn Again – Thank You For The Music Tour

Thursday, 7.30pm

In a one day show only, Bjorn Again is showcasing their love and dedication to the powerhouse ABBA, in this sing-along, dance-along experience. Tickets begin from $73 and available from

Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre

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