Live Entertainment

 

BIRDSVILLE RACES PROGRAM OF EVENTS

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

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.

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

From 2:00PM

MUSIC AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

Live entertainment.

4:00PM

Live music in the food court.

6:30PM

TWILIGHT OUTDOOR CINEMA

Enjoy a free outdoor screening  on the big screen. Bring a deck chair or a picnic rug and enjoy free entertainment.

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

11.30AM

Live music in the food court.

FROM 12:00noon

KANGAROO BUS LINES SHUTTLE COMMENCES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Caravan Park & River on the hour every hour until 9pm.
Fare $2 (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

1:00PM – 2:30PM

OPEN DAY BAKE SALE & SAUSAGE SIZZLE – BIRDSVILLE STATE SCHOOL

Birdsville State School.

1:00PM

BUSH CRICKET – BIRDSVILLE VS BEDOURIE

Local communities go head to head in the ‘channel country ashes’ on the Birdsville Oval.

From 2:00PM

LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

6:30PM – 11:00PM

RFDS BIRDSVILLE RACES COCKTAIL PARTY

Birdsville Sports Centre. Tickets essential.

7:00PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – SHOW #1

Opposite the Birdsville Hotel

9:00PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – SHOW # 2 (SUBJECT TO DEMAND)

Opposite the Birdsville Hotel

 

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Centre Theatrette

9:30AM

CALCUTTA (FRIDAY RACE DAY)

Ticket sales commence at 9.30am 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 PAVILION (Trackside Hospitality) OPENS

Open until 4.30pm

12:00PM

NOVELTY FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Registrations open

1:22PM

RACE 1 OF THE 6 RACE PROGRAM

5:00PM

Live music in the food court

5:30PM

LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

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)

7:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 1ST SHOW

9:30PM

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

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Centre Theatrette

9:30AM

CALCUTTA (BIRDSVILLE CUP)

Ticket sales commence at 9.30am 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)

11:00AM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Nominations open

12:00PM

OBE PAVILION (Trackside Hospitality) OPENS

Open until 4.30pm. SOLD OUT event.

12:53PM

RACE 1 OF THE 7 RACE PROGRAM

1:15PM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS CLOSE

Nominations close with heats to follow immediately

2:10PM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD FINALS

3:54PM

TAB BIRDSVILLE CUP (FEATURE RACE)

5:30PM

LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

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)

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

9:30PM

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

 

7AM-10AM

BLOW BEFORE YOU GO

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!

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

2:00PM

AFTERNOON CHILL SESSION AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

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