Fantastic food, market stalls, live entertainment, fun for the kids and competitions.
A great event for all the family, the Pet Show and Parade gives the children of the Burdekin a chance to show off their beloved pets. Held in August at East Ayr State School.
A gala evening event, with formal presentation of the Senior Ambassador and Burdekin Bloke entrants and crowning of the winners.
Held during Mardi Gras weekend, local businesses and crafts people present their merchandise in the Burdekin's biggest sidewalk sale.
Street Parade and Mardi Gras! The final event of the Burdekin Water Festival, where everyone enjoys floats, great atmosphere and fantastic food.
It's fun for the whole family at the 2013 Burdekin Water Festival and it wouldn't be possible without our wonderful sponsors.
2013 Coutts Commercial Tavern Burdekin Water Festival
14th June to 7th September - Ayr, North Queensland, Australia
Planning for the 2013 Coutts Commercial Tavern Burdekin Water Festival - a jam-packed 3 months of exciting community events - is well under way!! We are celebrating our 55th Anniversary this year and the Festival is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever.
The theme for 2013 is Tales of Enchantment - Fables, Fantasy and Fairytales.
The Coutts Commercial Tavern Burdekin Water Festival is a celebration of the abundance of water in our district. It is one of the longest running festivals in Queensland, with the first festival being held on 6 September 1958. The celebrations include a wide variety of exciting events that encompass the whole community.
Our celebrations start on 14th June 2013 with our Launch where we introduce our Ambassadors and Blokes. The theme for the Launch is Wizard of Oz. There will be a series of events held by the Ambassadors - see our calendar for upcoming dates. Our Junior and Senior Ambassador Balls are spectacular events held 30th August and 6th September respectively. The Coutts Commercial Tavern Burdekin Water Festival culminates in our Steet Parade and Mardi Gras on 7th September. A fun night for all!!