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BIRDSVILLE RACES PROGRAM OF EVENTS

8:30AM

REGISTRATIONS OPEN – RFDS FUN RUN

Adjacent entrance to the Birdsville Tourist Park.

9:30AM

RFDS FUN RUN COMMENCES

Adjacent entrance to the Birdsville Tourist Park. Further details including route and registration details available here.

6:30PM – 11:00PM

RFDS BIRDSVILLE RACES COCKTAIL PARTY

Birdsville Community Hall. Tickets essential.

7:00AM – 9:00AM daily

K9 mix and Mingle

Birdsville Oval. BYO dog.

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

9:30AM

CALCUTTA (FRIDAY RACE DAY)

Ticket sales commence in front of the Birdsville Hotel with draw & auction to follow at 10.45am

10:30AM

GATES OPEN

Birdsville Race Course

10:30AM

KANGAROO BUS LINES SHUTTLE COMMENCES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & race course until 6pm. Fare $2 (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

12:00PM

OBE PAVILLION (Trackside Hospitality) oPENS

Open until 4.30pm

12:00PM

NOVELTY FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Registrations open

1:10PM

RACES COMMENCE

For the six race program

4:30PM

Desert Edge Big Red Sunset Tour

Wirrarri Information Centre. Bookings Essential.

6:00PM

BUS SHUTTLE CONTINUES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & Campground until 12pm every 30 minutes. Fare $2 – no change (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

6:00PM

THE CRACK UP SISTERS

Live in the Birdsville Hotel Beer Garden

6:00PM – 8:00PM

Live entertainment in the Wirrarri food court.

Wirrarri Food Court

6:00PM – 8:00PM

Birdsville Bakery Hard Road Café BFC (Birdsville Fried Chicken)

FROM 6:30PM

LIVE MUSIC IN THE BEER GARDEN FROM EARLY EVENING UNTIL LATE

Featuring:
Tammy Moxon
Matt / Gav
Cassidy Rae Gaiter
The Smashing Bumpkins

7:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 1ST SHOW

7:30PM

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Birdsville Community Hall. Doors Open 7.30pm.

8:00PM

LIVE COMEDY in the birdsville community hall

Gates and bar open 7.00pm.

9:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 2ND SHOW SUBJECT TO CHANGE

7:00AM – 9:00AM daily

K9 mix and Mingle

Birdsville Oval. BYO dog.

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

9:30AM

CALCUTTA (BIRDSVILLE CUP)

Ticket sales commence in front of the Birdsville Hotel with draw & auction to follow at 10.45am.

10:30AM

GATES OPEN

Birdsville Race Course

10:30AM

KANGAROO BUS LINES SHUTTLE COMMENCES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & race course with selected pick up points enroute until 6pm. Fare $2 (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

11:00AM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Nominations open

12:00PM

OBE PAVILLION (Trackside Hospitality) OPENS

Opens until 4:30pm

12:35PM

RACE 1 COMMENCES

For the seven race program

1:15PM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS CLOSE

Nominations close with heats to follow immediately

2:30PM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD FINALS

3:50PM

BIRDSVILLE CUP (FEATURE RACE)

4:30PM

Desert Edge Big Red Sunset Tour

Wirrarri Information Centre. Bookings Essential.

6:00PM

BUS SHUTTLE CONTINUES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & riverside campground until 10pm every 30 minutes. Fare $2 – no change (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

FROM 6:30PM

LIVE MUSIC IN THE BEER GARDEN FROM EARLY EVENING UNTIL LATE

Featuring:
Tammy Moxon
Cassidy Rae Gaiter
The Smashing Bumpkins

6:30PM

CHARITY AUCTION

In front of Fred Brophy’s Boxing Tent. Proceeds to RFDS, Birdsville Clinic and Birdsville State School.

7:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 1ST SHOW

8:00PM

LIVE COMEDY in the Birdsville Community hall

Gates and bar open 7.00pm.

9:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 2ND SHOW SUBJECT TO CHANGE

7:00AM – 9:00AM daily

K9 mix and Mingle

Birdsville Oval. BYO dog.

7AM-10AM

BLOW BEFORE YOU GO (TENTATIVE)

Adjacent Birdsville Roadhouse, opposite the Tourist Park. A free service by Queensland Police to check your blood alcohol level before you leave Birdsville. Remember to walk up, not drive!

FROM 7:30AM

SAUSAGE SIZZLE TO GO

Grab a sausage from the Birdsville Social Club outside the Birdsville Roadhouse as you depart.

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

4:30PM

Desert Edge Big Red Sunset Tour

Wirrarri Information Centre. Bookings Essential.

AFTERNOON

RACES RECOVERY & ACOUSTIC MUSIC

Live music in the Birdsville Hotel Front Bar with John O’Dea

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