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Regional Tourism Guide for Bundaberg
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Bundaberg Cup
Date Fri 1st Feb 2019 to Sun 3rd Feb 2019
Australia's richest Touch Football knockout.

Teams from around the country are getting ready to nominate for the richest Touch Football prizemoney purse in Australia, AUD20,000, to be shared across various men's, women's and mixed divisions in the lead-up to November's event.

In addition to providing a wonderful prizemoney knockout opportunity for players, officials and volunteers in regional Queensland, the Bundaberg Cup also promises to provide a major boost to the region's tourism industry.

International, inter (Queensland) and intra-State teams will compete for the prizemoney in a carnival atmosphere at the Greg Duncan Fields, Bundaberg.

The inception of the Bundaberg Cup provides a significant addition to the wider Touch Football events calendar.

More importantly, it provides another significant regional opportunity to boost the profile and leverage the sport to increase tourism and participation numbers to key destinations, such as Bundaberg.

Cycle Fest International
Date Sun 10th Feb 2019 to Mon 18th Feb 2019
Cycle Fest International will deliver the single greatest change to the sporting event landscape. For 70 years the Bundaberg Cycling Club has delivered one of Australian Cycling's greatest spectacles. Over eight excitement filled days encompassing tourism, education, safety awareness, health and fitness, fun, regional development, community and corporate activities the world's best will descend on the Bundaberg Region for Cycle Fest International.

The Competition will be fast, furious and edge of your seat, heart in your mouth stuff. Featuring the Super Street Criterium showcasing the beautiful streets of the Rum City, reaching speeds of 70 kilometres per hour on a street circuit in front of large crowds.

The 70th edition Bundaberg International Cycling Spectacular will set the Kevin Brogden Memorial Velodrome alight, 100 plus events will fill the program, The “Superstars of World Cycling” take each other on in some unrivalled action.

To close the eight days they shift gears into the all-round endurance world of pain, The Olympic Tri, partnering with the Triathlon club some 500 competitors and 3,500 plus spectators will cap off Cycling Fest International.

This Global Festival that will showcase their region and cycling.
A Taste of China
Date Fri 15th Feb 2019
Celebrate Chinese New Year with A Taste of China at the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre.

Indulge in traditional Chinese nibbles, your choice of a Chinese Beer or juice and experience a short performance by artists direct from Nanning, China.

Then stay on for the free movie 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' starring Michelle Yeoh and Chow Yun Fat.
Bundaberg Chinese New Year Celebrations
Date Sat 16th Feb 2019
Bundaberg welcomes in the year of the pig!

Welcome in the Year of the Pig at Bundaberg’s 2019 Chinese New Year Celebrations.

Impressive performances of artists direct from Bundaberg’s sister city, Nanning, will feature in the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre.

Experience the colour and spectacle of Lion and Dragon dancing, a dazzling lantern parade, a fun-filled Zodiac Animal Trail for children, and a dazzling display of fireworks.

Alluring craft markets and enticing food vendors add to the festive atmosphere.



The 2019 Chinese New Year Celebrations will be held in Bundaberg’s Central Business District at various venues including the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, Buss Park and the Civic Centre, Bourbong Street, on Saturday 16 February from 3pm to 9pm.

Gayndah Orange Festival
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
The Gayndah Orange Festival will be held from May 3 to 6, 2019 kicking off with their Gala Ball on April 27 with the crowning of their 2019 Orange Festival Queen.

Then on Friday May 3 they will have their Whiskey, Wine and Cheese night with entertainment and a sculpture competition to enter!

Festival day is Saturday 4 when the streets come to life with entertainment, stalls and the parade with live music into the night.



To finish the weekend they have their wonderful family day with stalls and rides, the famous orange throwing competition and much more.

Eidsvold Bush Spirit Festival 2019
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
The Bush Spirit Festival is held at the RM Williams Bush Learning Centre in Eidsvold.

This event is a family friendly festival that features demonstrations of traditional and contemporary bush skills.

It is an affordable and enjoyable day out.

Childers Festival
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
The 2019 Childers Festival, on the last weekend in July, is the only festival in Queensland that stops a highway, closing the mighty Bruce Highway!

The festival transforms the highway into a gigantic food, market stall and entertainment hub, all staged between the heritage listed buildings and leopard tree lined streets of Childers, just 40 minutes west of Bundaberg and three and a half hours north of Brisbane.

With free admission both days, the event kicks off on the Saturday afternoon from 2pm with a street party and lively bands performing well into the night. The main festival day, which closes the Bruce Highway is on the Sunday, kicking off from 9am to 3.30pm and features five stages of non-stop music, hundreds of market stalls and a smorgasbord of food from all over the world.

Accommodation options for the event is in Childers, Bundaberg and Woodgate Beach.
Heartland Festival
Date Fri 20th Sep 2019 to Sun 22nd Sep 2019
Heartland Festival is devoted to showcasing all things made, grown and produced in the North Burnett. The Festival will feature a number of delicious key events which focus on amazing food and highlight local produce! The always-anticipated Market Day will be on again from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, 21 September on the Gayndah State School oval.

The Market Day gets more mouth-watering each year! There will be plenty to see, touch, taste and take home as you make your way through rows of stalls overflowing with fresh produce, flowers, art, ready-to-eat food, coffee, wine tasting and much more. There will also be a children’s area, live entertainment and a bar operating throughout the day.

Entry is a gold coin donation at the gate. Follow them on Facebook to stay up-to-date on all the latest information and the announcement of their 2019 key events!