Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events in Cunnamulla and South West Queensland

Hotel Cunnamulla, right in the heart of Cunnamulla is an ideal place to be in the centre of town for any event in South West Queensland! We are only seconds away from the major tourist attractions in town, making your visit an easy walk from what you are interested in seeing.

We also feature a great dining room and restaurant with spacious accommodation rooms, all with private ensuites and fully airconditioned, so it’s a perfect base to begin your outback bush adventures from.

Hotel Cunnamulla is a great venue for live music, comedy and whatever else that might take your fancy – and Cunnamulla in South West Queensland is jam packed full of great events for country music lovers, country shows and travelling theatre events.  If you are holidaying here in the South West, Cunnamulla is a terrific tourist spot!


For up to date information, please don’t forget to tale a look at Hotel Cunnamulla’s Facebook page to see what’s on as well.

Hotel Cunnamulla Accommodation, Rooms and Tourist Information.


March 9th – Cunnamulla Triathlon

March 9th – ‘Welcome to Cunnamulla’

March 18th – Olympic Talent Search and Community Day in Cunnamulla

Olympic Talent Search Community Day Cunnamulla

March 19th – Cunnamulla Fishing Fun Day

March 26th – 27th – Cunnamulla Bowls Club Triples Final


April 2nd Noorama Picnic Races

April 8th Eulo Motorbike Gymkhana Easter Weekend

Eulo Motorbike Gymkhana

April 19th – 21st Cunnamulla Outback River Lights Festival

Outback River Lights Music Festival Cunnamulla 2024
Outback River Lights Music Festival Cunnamulla 2024
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Outback River Lights Festival 2024
Friday April 19th to Sunday April 21st

The lights are bright in Cunnamulla on your next stop on the Outback Trail. Light It Up at the Outback River Lights Festival Friday April 19th – Sunday April 21st.

Cunnamulla Music Festival Qld Music Trails

Qld Music Trails in Cunnamulla, grab a cold beer from Hotel Cunnamulla for the festival!
Join the fun and great music with Qld Music Trails visit to Cunnamulla. The festival is just opposite Hotel Cunnamulla, so grab a cold beer before you go!

April 16th – 17th Eulo Motorbike Gymkhana

April 25th Anzac Day Races Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla Anzac Day Races
Join with us at Hotel Cunnamulla after the Anzac Day Races to celebrate this very special event

April 30th Wyandra Horse + Motorbike Gymkhana

April 30th – 1st May Cunnamulla Fishing Competition


May 7th Alley Views Festival

May 6th – 8th Cunnamulla Gun Club Mothers Day Shoot

May 8th Celebrate Mothers Day at Hotel Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla Restaurant Mothers Day
Great meals at our Restaurant in the heart of Cunnamulla

May 12th – Celebrate National Steak Sandwich Day @ Hotel Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla Restaurant Cafe Steak

May 12th – 16th Live Music with Terry Clarke @ Hotel Cunnamulla

Live Music Hotel Cunnamulla

May 12th – 15th Eulo Music in the Mulga

May 20th Cunnamulla Show Day

May 28th – 29th Eulo Polocrosse


June 4th Queensland Day Celebrations

June 4th Cunnamulla Pink Ladies Race Day

Cunnamulla Race Day Hotel Cunnamulla
Visit the great outback and experience Cunnamulla Race Day and then celebrate your win with Dinner and drinks here at Hotel Cunnamulla

June 29th – July 2nd Cunnamulla Fella Roundup, Cowboy Camp, Outback Barrels & Rodeo

Junior Rodeo School Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla Fella Roundup Music Festival
From Thursday 29th of June to the 2nd of July, come visit the Cunnamulla Fella Roundup. Experience Australia’s proud pastoral heritage and what it is that the men, women & children of the Paroo Shire have come to know and love.


July 2nd Stan and Slim Community Concert Paroo Shire Hall Cunnamulla

Stan and Slim Community Concert Cunnamulla

July 2nd Alroy Station Fire 2 Fork Long Table Dinner

July 4th – 9th NAIDOC Week Celebrations

July 5th – 11th Cunnamulla Poets & Country Music Muster

July 14th Live Music with Rob Breese and Lach McKay @ Hotel Cunnamulla

Live Music at Hotel Cunnamulla featuring Rob Breese and Lach McKay
A great nights music entertainment with the fantastic Rob Breese and Lach McKay – band starts up at 7pm Friday 14th July

July 15th – 17th Yowah Opal Festival

Yowah Opal Festival Cunnamulla
See the magnificent Yowah and Koroit Opals here at Hotel Cunnamulla

July 16th – 17th Cunnamulla Polocrosse

Cunnamulla Christmas Hotel Cunnamulla Restaurant
Chistmas in July here at Hotel Cunnamulla, an iconic outback pub


August 6th – 7th  Cunnamulla Golf Open Day Tournament

August 12th Cunnamulla & District Diggers Race Club Festival Races

August 25th – Live Music at Hotel Cunnamulla with Classic Tones

Live Music Cunnamulla Hotel Cunnamulla with Classic Tones
Come and dance to great music, new and old with Classic Tones playing all the hits

August 27th – 28th Cunnamulla Race Day


September 1st – 3rd Outback Nude Photography Workshops

If the idea of photographing art nude models in the Queensland Outback amongst sand dunes, old tin shacks, run down wool sheds, vast flat landscapes with endless horizons and stunning sunsets appeals to you, join Cam Attree and Tim Bradshaw for the Outback Nudes Retreat Cunnamulla in September 2023!

Outback Nude Photography Workshop Cunnamulla
Love photography? Join us for the next Outback Nude Photography Workshop here in Cunnamulla wiuth Cam Attree and Tim Bradshaw as your friendly instructors


September 19th – Melbourne Cup Visits Cunnamulla!

The Melbourne Cup trophy will be visiting Cunnamulla, alongside other historical racing events as well as a special art gallery display featuring Cunnamulla’s racing history.


October 8th Cunnamulla Diggers Cunnamulla Cup

Better than Birdsville Races at Cunnamulla
It’s better than Birdsville! Race day here at Cunnamulla

October 29th – 30th Full Boar Motorbike Gymkhana


November 11th Remembrance Day


December 9th Cunnamulla Community Christmas Event – Shire Hall

December 31st New Years Eve Celebrations