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Hervey Bay What's On and Events

If you’re planning a visit, why not coincide your stay with one of these upcoming Fraser Coast events? Find out what’s on in Hervey Bay and across the Fraser Coast.

The 43rd Hervey Bay Boat Club Bay to Bay Trailable Yacht Race

The Annual Hervey Bay Boat Club Bay to Bay Trailable Yacht Race hosted by the Hervey Bay Sailing Club, is a sailing event for monohull and multihull trainable acts sailed over the Queensland Labour Day long weekend. Race is approx. 90km.
Hervey Bay Sailing Club
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2024

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May in the Wide Bay

Hotrods, classics, Australian and American muscle cars, vintage motorcycles, entertainment, music and more.
Fraser Cost Sports & Recreation Precinct, Woods Road, Nikenbah
Sunday 5th May 2024

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Labour Day Long Weekend Queensland
Monday 6th May 2024

Fraser Coast Agricultural Show

This family friendly event offers rides, circus, fireworks, fabulous exhibitions and other show favourites.
Maryborough Showgrounds
Thursday 23rd to Friday 24th May 2024

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Relish Food and Wine Festival

Local and celebrity chefs, gourmet tastings, cooking demos, live music. fabulous local food and regional wine. What more could you want?
Queens Park & Portside Precinct, Maryborough
Saturday 1st June 2024

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Mary Poppins Festival

Running for over 15 years this free event is a celebration of the art of story telling and includes chimney sweeping, nanny races, market stalls, rides, live entertainment and a grand parade.
Queens Park & Portside Precinct, Maryborough
Sunday 30th June 2024

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Fraser Coast Expo

The Fraser Coast regions premier showcase of outdoor adventure, home and lifestyle products, all in one location.
Maryborough Showgrounds
Friday 19th to Sunday 21st July 2024

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Ski Racing Queensland Australian Grand Prix 1up Round 1 – Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay
27th and 28th July 2024

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Hervey Bay Whale Festival

Don’t miss this annual favourite on the events calendar, offering fun for the whole family with a program of events including the Blessing of the Fleet, City and Sea Celebrations and a Paddle Out for Whales.
Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2024
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Queensland Pickle Ball Tour Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay Pickleball is excited to host their first tournament, QPT (Queensland Pickleball Tour). Up to 200 players will visit Hervey Bay for a long weekend of pickle ball action! Spectators are welcome so head along for a great weekend.
Pickleball Hervey Bay, Orourke Street, Pialba
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2024

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Fraser Coast Flavours Festival

Come along and celebrate the best of food, music and community with live entertainment, food vendors, market stalls, games and more.
Seafront Oval
Saturday 31st August 2024

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Ultra355 Australia Triathlon

The ULTRA355 Australia Triathlon is one of the most challenging in the world and comprises a 5km Swim, 300km bike ride and 50km run over three days!
Hervey Bay
Saturday 31st August to Monday 2nd September 2024

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Illumina lights up the skies with a brand new light and sound spectacle at Kingfisher Bay Resort on K’gari. This will be the first permanent light, laser and projection installation of its kind in Queensland and will be available to experience from September 2024.
Kingfisher Bay Resort, K’gari
From September 2024

Stay tuned for more information! And come stay a few nights at Quarterdecks Retreat Hervey Bay before/after heading over to K’gari.

PBR Monster Energy Tour Maryborough Invitational

Hold on to your hats as the best in bull riding battle it out at the Professional Bull Riding PBR Monster Energy Tour Maryborough Invitational.
Maryborough Showgrounds
Friday 27th to Saturday 28th September 2024

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The Land Rover Gathering 24′

Various locations Hervey Bay
Friday 27th to Monday 30th September 2024

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King’s Birthday Long Weekend Queensland
Monday 7th October 2024

Barge2Beach Open Water Swim

This two kilometre open water swimming event starts offshore from Scarness Beach, with a swim back to shore.
Charlton Esplanade Hervey Bay
Saturday 16th November 2024

Hervey Bay 50 Triathlon

Comprising 1km swim, 40km bike ride and 9km run.
Saturday 16th November 2024

Hervey Bay 100 Triathlon

Comprising 2km swim, 80km bike ride and 18km run.
Sunday 17th November 2024

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Now that you know what’s on in Hervey Bay and across the Fraser Coast, book your accommodation staying at Quarterdecks Retreat Hervey Bay.