A lover of Brisbane, particularly the Moreton Bay region at Wynnum Manly and the beautiful Scenic Rim and have live in the Queensland Outback. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky places and event in my own backyard.
One hump or two?
Experience the thrill of Australian camel races just a few hours from South East Queensland.
Authentic country camel races are the main drawcard during 4 – 6 August, 2017 at the Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races. Enjoy three days of non-stop fun with live entertainment, food and market stalls at a great and affordable family weekend 4 - 6 August 2017.
10am – 3pm Busking Competition in the main street of Tara From 5pm Main Festival opens with food vendors and kids amusements. Evening Extravaganza of cultural stage performances, fireworks display, live music Saturday Morning Country Music Breakfast All Day Kids Rides FREE all day and Camel Rides available (extra cost) 6 Camel Races, each followed by Yabby Races Sheep shearing and wool handling demonstrations Moana' Disney Show; Cultural dance Globe of Death motorbike stunt show!
Evening Live Music & Bar to Midnight Sunday Morning Bush Poets Breakfast All Day
Kids rides & camel rides (costs apply)
6 Camel Races, each followed by Yabby Races
Sheep shearing and wool handling demonstrations
Cultural Entertainment on stage
And it's closer than you may think. Situated 2 hrs NW of Toowoomba, on the Western Darling Downs, Tara is accessible from the north, south, east and west by car or coach. Just follow the directions on this link. .Festival camping is available on site.
For all the Festival information go to the website.