The Border Rivers Region Community Events
In the Border Rivers Region of Queensland and New South Wales, there are a variety of regular community events that take place throughout the year. These events bring locals and visitors together to celebrate the culture, history, and natural beauty of the region.
St George Yellowbelly Fishing Competition
Hosted annually in St George, Queensland, this fishing competition is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Participants compete to catch the biggest yellowbelly fish in the Balonne River, while enjoying live music, food, and drinks.
Murf’s Wildflower Walks
Every spring, Murf’s Kitchen & Bar in Goondiwindi, Queensland, hosts guided wildflower walks through local nature reserves and parks. These walks are a great way to learn about the region’s diverse plant life and get some exercise in the process.
Bungunya Country Markets
The Bungunya Country Markets take place on the last Sunday of every month in Bungunya, Queensland. These markets feature local crafts, produce, and baked goods, as well as live music and entertainment.
Toobeah Sports Day
The Toobeah Sports Day is a family-friendly event held in Toobeah, Queensland, that includes a variety of sporting events, such as horse races, wood chopping competitions, and sheep shearing demos. There is also a bar and BBQ for hungry visitors.
Goondiwindi Cultural Festival
The Goondiwindi Cultural Festival is an annual event that celebrates the Indigenous cultures of the region. The festival includes dance performances, art exhibitions, and traditional food and music.