Annual Events

Boulia is home to some great annual events including the iconic Boulia Camel Races. Be sure to plan your trip around one of these fun filled calendar dates or view our events listing for details on more local events.

Boulia Camel Races

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The famous Boulia Camel Races is held annually every third weekend in July. This event draws crowds in their thousands to watch camels race around the track to win that elusive Boulia Camel Cup. With live entertainment, fireworks, markets and more, this is a great weekend for all the family. For more information including entry fees, visit the Boulia Camel Races website

Want to see more camel racing? Why not consider doing the Outback Camel Festival Trail Self-drive loop.

** Please note Monday 15 July 2024 has been appointed as a public holiday for the Shire of Boulia by the Minister for Education, Minister for Industrial Relations and Minister for Racing **

Easter Races, Rodeo and Campdraft

Held annually over the Easter weekend (weather permitting) is Boulia’s Easter Races, Rodeo & Campdraft. The horse races are a must see with exciting action on the track, not to be outdone by the fashions on the field. Top this up with bull rides, barrel racing, live entertainment and bookmakers trackside for the races, this weekend offers something to suit all the family and the serious punter. 

For more information regarding this event, visit the Boulia Campdraft and Rodeo Facebook page or the Boulia Turf Club Facebook page.

Boulia QCWA Spring Fair

Thanks to the efforts and coordination of the hard working members of the Queensland Country Womens Association Boulia branch, the annual Spring Fair gives the local Boulia community a chance to showcase their talents with displays and competitions in a vast array of categories such as cooking, horticulture, arts and craft and photography.