Events and Festivals
mary valley event calendar
Imbil Bulls Broncs & Barrels
Mary Valley State College Ovals, George St, Imbil
Stirling’s Starter – Endurance Equestrian Event
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
Easter Far-A-Way Endurance Carnival
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
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
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
Jungle Love Festival
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.
Stirling’s Classic Endurance Equestrian Event
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
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
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.
Mary Valley Art Festival
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.
Qld Endurance Championship
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.
Mary River Festival
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.
Mary Valley Show & Rodeo
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.
Gympie Music Muster
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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Kenilworth Show & Rodeo
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 .
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Queensland Rally Championships
Held in the Imbil Forestry, the Queensland Rally Championship is the leading rally series conducted in Queensland.
Mitchell Creek Rock’n’ Blues Fest
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
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!
Kenilworth Arts Festival
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.
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
Stirling’s Crossing Multi Event
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.
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.
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.