Events and Festivals

mary valley event calendar

2022 SERIES

Imbil Bulls Broncs & Barrels

Location Imbil | Mary Valley
Buckle Series 2022
Round 1    29 January 2022
Round 2    30 April 2022
FINAL        1 October 2022

Mary Valley State College Ovals, George St, Imbil

MARCH 2021

Stirling’s Starter – Endurance Equestrian Event

Location Imbil 

The Stirling’s Crossing Equestrian Complex is set in the hills of Imbil ― the largest town in the picturesque Mary Valley on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast

APRIL TBC

Easter Far-A-Way Endurance Carnival

Location Imbil

The Far-A-Way Endurance Riders are holding their Easter Carnival in the Imbil forests over the 4 days of the Easter weekend

APRIL 2021 EASTER SATURDAY

Imbil Bush Challenge

Location Imbil

Test your bushman’s skills. Lots to do on a fun filled day for all the family.

TO BE ADVISED

Kenilworth Hotel Classic Car Club Show

Location Kenilworth

Cars over 30 years of age enter into 6 categories. Food and Market stalls. Enter the Miss Kenilworth Hotel Pin up Pageant and Rock and Roll Band. All great fun in the Mary Valley

SEPT 2022

Jungle Love Festival 

Location Imbil

Jungle Love will once again giving festival-goers the chance to escape the toils of their everyday life and immerse themselves in its haven of community, love and expression.

MAY 2021

Stirling’s Classic Endurance Equestrian Event

Location Imbil 

The Stirling’s Crossing Equestrian Complex is set in the hills of Imbil ― the largest town in the picturesque Mary Valley on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Rides occur through the Imbil Forestry Trails. 

TO BE ADVISED

Kenilworth Quilt & Craft Show

Location Kenilworth

This is one of the most highly regarded craft shows through the year attracting visitors from far and wide for this annual event.   

TO BE ADVISED

Kenilworth Cheese, Wine & Food Fest

Location Kenilworth

Mary Valley’s finest food and wine will be showcased in one huge event. Come along and find a huge range of food stalls with cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, plenty of entertainment throughout the festival with a cheese rolling contest and live music.

JULY 2022

Mary Valley Art Festival

Locaton Imbil

Hundreds of art lovers make their way to the Mary Valley every July to the Mary Valley Art Festival. Held over 3 days, more the 200 art works are exhibited. Opening night is always popular as is People’s Choice announcement on the Sunday with music and demonstrations.

JULY 2022

Qld Endurance Championship

Location Imbil 

Competitors arrive in the Mary Valley from Across Queensland to compete in the prestigious Championship challenge in the Mary Valley Forestry. Held at Stirlings Crossing Endurance Facility 

JULY 202 TBC

Kenilworth Charity Chook Chase

The Kenilworth Chook Chase is a non-competitive off-road trail ride through state forest, open to fully licensed riders on registered motorcycles only. Lots of fun, spills and thrills. Tracks suit all ages and abilities. Camping available. 

JULY 2022

Mary River Festival 

Location Kandanga

This annual festival celebrates the Mary River and saving of the Valley from drowing under the proposed Traveston Crossing Dam by showcasing local creativity, projects, ideas, resources, culture that enhance and protect the unique environment of the Mary River catchment.

AUGUST 2022

Mary Valley Show & Rodeo

Location Imbil

The Annual Show and Rodeo attracts competitors from across Queensland. The town comes alive for the weekend with lots of thrills and spills. Held on the weekend before the Country Music Muster each year.

AUGUST 2022

Gympie Music Muster

Location Amamoor

The Mary Valley is home to the national Country Music Muster every year in the Amamoor Forestry. An amazing week of music and additional events. People travel to the Mary Valley from across the Country. Camping on site or in local accommodation.

TO BE ADVISED

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Location Imbil

Contact us to  have your event listed on the Mary Valley Tourism Website

Email tourism@mvcoc.com.au

SEPTEMBER 2022

Kenilworth Show & Rodeo

Location Kenilworth

Agricultural shows are part and parcel of rural Australia and the Mary Valley hosts 2. The Kenilworth Show and Rodeo is not to be missed – a fun day for all the family . 

TO BE CONFIRMED

Queensland Rally Championships

Location Imbil

Held in the Imbil Forestry, the Queensland Rally Championship is the leading rally series conducted in Queensland. 

SEPTEMBER 2022

Mitchell Creek Rock’n’ Blues Fest

Location Kandanga

An Australian Premier Music Festival hosted on a private 100 acre property up in Noosa Hinterland’s beautiful Mary Valley. Escape to the bushland for an adventure-filled weekend of rock blues and roots music

SEPTEMBER 2022 TBC

World Metal Detecting Championships

Location Kandanga

This event brings Gold prospectors with the Coin and relic hunters for a FUN, Educational weekend with a ton of prizes and the chance to meet some new people. Come along and have a great weekend surrounded by people Just like YOU!

OCTOBER 2022

Kenilworth Arts Festival

Location Kenilworth

This major Art Festival attracts entries from across Australia showcasing paintings, sculpture, ceramics and poetry by artists from the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland. All art works are for sale. Great opportunity to invest.

OCTOBER 2022

Mary Valley Scarecrow Festival

Location  Mary Valley 

It’s the sort of festival that fills country villages with people and brings a smile to your face. Day-trippers can download the scarecrow Google map and journey through the Mary Valley to spot the winning entries. Plan your visit the Mary Valley before the ‘crows return to the hills after September 30

October 2022

Stirling’s Crossing Multi Event

Location Imbil

This is an unique equestrain sport where groups and entire families can ride together. Those completing the 160km ride qualify for teh Tom Quilty Endurance Ride. 

NOVEMBER 2020

Mary Valley Fishing Classic

Location Imbil – Borumba Dam

A great weekend for fishing enthusiasts. All are out to catch the tagged fist with a large prize on its head. Multiple sections for adults and children. Lots of camping available at Borumba Dam.

NOVEMBER 2022

Yonder Festival

Location Imbil

An immersive multi-day camping arts and music festival  alongside an extensive music program across 4 stages of more than 70 artists, the festival maintains an equal focus on visual art, theatre, dance, and audience engagement.

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