3 festivals to plan your trip around
(beefaustralia.com.au) is the biggest beef expo in the country, attracting major players from around the world. Held for a week in May, this triennial event (next scheduled for 2018) presents a jam-packed program featuring celebrity chefs, cattle competitions and property tours.
Wholly Cow Month
(whollycowmonth.com.au) is a meaty May celebration of Rocky’s cattle. From calf-patting to pop-up steak restaurants and long lunches, there’s plenty to, ahem, sink your teeth into.
Rockhampton River Festival
(rockhamptonriverfestival.com.au) takes place over three days in July at the newly revitalised riverfront. Live music, roving performers, food stalls and markets bring the banks of the Fitzroy alive.