March 2017

Friday 17th – St Patrick’s Day Street Party

Bowen’s Locals 4 Locals will be painting the town GREEN – shops in George, Herbert, Williams and Powell will be open late as well as Market Stalls, Live Entertainment, Meal Deals, Prizes, Leprechauns and a whole lot of green!! Find them on Facebook

April 2017

Saturday 8th – Easter Race Day

Head to the Bowen Turf Club on Flemington Road for a day by the racetrack! Find them on Facebook

May 2017

Rock n’ Rev’s Festival

Saturday 13th Mother’s Day Weekend in May

Saturday Night – Rock & Roll dancing all night long, awesome band & entertainment, bar, great food, pro photographer with fun photo corner, lucky door prizes, dress your own table prizes, dance off competition!
Sunday – Rock & Revs Car, Bike & Van Show, Big Bacon and Egg Brekkie, Nostalgic market stall holders, Mother’s Day Lucky door prizes, Kids entertainment, Pro Photographer, Rock & Roll Dance presentations, Pin-Up Comp, Trophy presentations, Great company and amazing atmosphere and much more! Find them on Facebook

June 2017

Saturday 3rd – Whitsunday Cup Race Day

Head to the Bowen Turf Club on Flemington Road for a day by the racetrack! Find them on Facebook

Friday 9th – Sunday 11th -Bowen River Rodeo & Campdraft

The Bowen River Rodeo & Campdraft is held annually at the June long weekend. The rodeo grounds at the rear of the Bowen River Hotel come alive for a weekend of good old country fun! Camping is available and there is also plenty of live entertainment. Find them on Facebook

 Tuesday 27th June – Bowen Show

The Bowen Show is held during June and apart from all the fun of the fair, includes exhibits of local produce, cattle, cooking, and arts and crafts. Find them on Facebook

July 2017

Saturday 22nd & 23rd July- Bowen Offshore Superboats

Head to Bowen for a weekend full of fund! The program is chock full of fast, free, family friendly entertainment, including the Superboat Street Festival on Saturday evening in the heart of Bowen’s CBD.
Saturday starts the battle for Pole position shootouts on Edgecumbe Bay, along Bowen’s Foreshore.
On Sunday, the Superboats compete in two races followed by the presentations at the North Queensland Cruising Club.

Go to our webpage or Find us on Facebook

August 2017

Saturday 5th- Ben Bolt Cup Race Day

Head to the Bowen Turf Club on Flemington Road for a day by the racetrack! Find them on Facebook

TBC – Collinsville Bacon Busters

After two successful Bacon Buster competitions, in 2016 the committee is aiming for a hatrick. More than just a boar hunt! Prizes for biggest boar, biggest sow, biggest tusks, biggest barrow, best natural colour pig plus many more novelty events such as toad races, piggin’ rig comp, dog jump comp, man and dog races, with great fun and prizes for the whole family! Gold Coin Entry plus Free Camping! Click here for more info

TBC – Bowen & Collinsville Business Awards

Bowen Tourism & Business will present the annual Bowen & Collinsville Business Awards at the Merinda Village Hotel. Click here to go to our website

Saturday 26th –  Bottoms on the Grass

Head to the North Queensland Cruising Yacht Club on Starboard Drive for a day of family fun and live music in support of Crohns & Colitis Australia. Find them on Facebook

September 2017

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th – Bowen Family Fishing Classic

The Bowen Family Fishing Classic and Wet Weekend is held every year in September giving everyone a chance to win a prize for catching a fish whether it be for the biggest or for the secret weight.
Top entertainment acts are booked for the weekend, and along with side- shows and rides, there is entertainment for all the family. Find them on Facebook

October 2017

Saturday 7th – Bowen Cup Race Day

(Date to be confirmed by Racing Queesnland in May 2016)

Head to the Bowen Turf Club on Flemington Road for a day by the racetrack! Find them on Facebook

Friday 13th and Saturday 14th – 2016 Grazing BMP Reef to Ranges Weekend

The inaugural Reef to Ranges will be held on the last weekend of November 2016. It will be a fun-filled and educational weekend, featuring a primary producers expo, an Australian Bush Dance on Saturday night, and a stud bull sale on Sunday morning. Find them on Facebook

TBC –  Bowen Junior Triathlon

The junior version of the Bowen Triathlon is held around the Queens Beach Esplanade, for all children aged 12 & under and is their chance to have some fun in the build up to the main event on Sunday. There are different distances for different age categories and the race can be done as an individual or team.

TBC – Queensland Country Health Fund Bowen Triathlon

The 2017 Queensland Country Health Fund Bowen Triathlon is to be held on Sunday October 16th on the picture perfect Queens Beach Esplanade. Participants can choose between: The Sprint Triathlon (750m swim, 20 km cycle and 5 km run), The Enticer Triathlon (375 m swim, 10 km cycle and 2.5 km run) or The Enticer ‘Anything Goes’ Triathlon (375 m swim, 10 km cycle and 2.5km run –  using fins/float board/fancy dress). Open to individuals or a team of 2 or 3 people in any race.

For further information and links to the registration pages, checkout the WHITSUNDAY TRIATHLON CLUB WEBSITE