Wednesday, January 24, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Live Gigs For Aussie Day

Australia Day at the Palace Hotel & MC’s place


Crickey! chuck on your best Aussie attire and sharpen your singing skills as you belt out all your favorite Aussie classics. Pluggers and boardshorts are encouraged! From 8pm score a $100 bar voucher just by showing off your best rendition of an Aussie classic. The audience will determine the winner! Will the winner be you?

The Palace Hotel & MC’s Place 82 Victoria St

Australia Day Family Beach Party


Live music by Significant Other, glitter tattoos, inflatable slides, bubbles and a special Aussie menu… what more could you want for a typical Aussie day! Join the locals at Seabreeze Hotel for a fun packed celebration down under!

Seabreeze Hotel, Slade Point

General Gordon Aussie Party


All day BBQ, live music and a title of Tug-o-War champion is up for grabs in a battle against Tradies vs Cane farmers! Got good throwing skills? Wonder who can toss the thong the furthest? Only the General Gordon Hotel will know! Join in on the fantastic family day to celebrate the land of the mighty kangaroo!

General Gordon Hotel, Homebush

Elementary Australian Party


Dust off your tent and throw it in the back of the car! We’re going on a little road trip to Kinchant Dam! Camping from just $12.50 per person/per night, Vans $30 (unpowered). Stay the night at the beautiful, scenic Kinchant Dam and enjoy bangin’ Aussie tunes all night, hosted by the Elementary – Mackay!

Kinchant Dam – Kinchant Waters

Karaoke Celebrations at the Burb


Do you have the voice of an angel? It doesn’t even matter if you don’t! Show off your karaoke skills at the Karaoke Under the Stars Event! You’re in for a joyous family night! Featuring great meals, a supervised kid’s room and an available courtesy bus. Kids are also allowed to join in on the fun!

South Suburban Bowls Club

Karaoke – All weekend!


Did someone say Karaoke? All weekend? To celebrate Australia day? You guessed it, an all-weekender karaoke event held at McGuires Hotel. Sing along to all the Aussie classics for Australia day! FREE entry! Don’t miss out on a cracking good weekend!

McGuires Hotel, 17 Wood St Mackay

Family Fun Packed Australia Day


Australia day celebrations are nearing with a fun packed day for you and the family! Music, food and activities involved including a jumping castle, waterslide as well as face painting! FREE snags, thong throwing comp and lamington eating comp! Meat tray raffles happening on the day to raise funds for the Cyclone Jasper Far North QLD & SEQ Storm Relief Fund.

Mackay Northern Beaches Bowls Club

Please note, details were correct at time of printing, please check with organising venues before attending if inclement weather could affect these events.

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