Sandown Racecourse, Vic
October 5-7, 2017
Leisurefest is one of the largest shows on the calendar. You’d expect to find a huge display of caravans and camper-trailers, and along with motorhomes and campervans there will be tents, kayaks, and camping accessories, plus major representation from the tourism industry – all wanting to make sure your next holiday is a winner.
North Coast Fishing Bonanza
September 28-October 2, 2017
One of Australia’s largest catch and photograph fishing tournaments, the North Coast Fishing Bonanza is a competition that everyone has a chance to win, whether you fish offshore, estuary, beach, rocks or in the dams. This year will see a huge species list, multiple river systems (Tweed River to Clarence River) and more than $80,000 worth of prizes up for grabs making this a tournament that any fisherman would be crazy to miss.
Kakadu, Northern Territory
KAKADU BIRD WEEK
October 1–7, 2017
The 2017 Kakadu Bird Week program is designed to cater to experienced and beginner birdwatchers, who can join traditional owners, Parks Australia and local specialists to celebrate the Top End’s diverse birdlife. There will be experienced local birders vying to tick off the more elusive birds of Kakadu and for the beginners, there will be interactive groups helping to identify different bird species. With the majestic backdrop, Kakadu is a birdwatcher’s paradise.
Kings Beach, Sunshine Coast
Caloundra Music Festival
September 29-October 2, 2017
The 11th annual Caloundra Music Festival will be held over the October long weekend. When Kings Beach and surrounding areas come alive with the sounds of a diverse line-up of entertainment, featuring the best of the Australian music industry as well some incredible international artists.
This not for profit family-friendly community event celebrates the environment, cultural achievements and community pride of the Caloundra area, bringing a broad audience of locals and visitors together to enjoy world-class music, food, arts and local culture. Enjoy four days of Sun, Surf and Soul at beautiful Kings Beach on the Sunshine Coast!
Western Sydney International Dragway, Eastern Creek, Sydney
4WD AND ADVENTURE SHOW
October 13-15, 2017
Along with our mates at Unsealed 4X4 and Club 4X4 we’re presenting the show that offers Sydney-side off-roaders something to get excited about. Among special guest presentations, there will be precision driving skills by Isuzu’s Team D Max, while the Tough Dog Mountain stage will be again challenging off-road buggies and comp trucks to test their mettle to drive up and overlook the site from atop the course. There will be tons to see and do amid the stands and stalls packed with gear and accessories. If you’ve ever wondered about joining a 4WD club then ask questions at the 4WD Club display area.
Adelaide Showground, SA
4WD AND ADVENTURE SHOW
October 20-22, 2017
The 4WD and Adventure Show rolls down to the South Oz capital, where visitors can check out the Engel Bush Camp Stage with special guests, product reviews, camp oven cooking demos and more, or catch expert angling advice and tips in an interactive and informative new area. A new fourby forum info stage will offer all the technical know-how you need for 4WDriving and camping. Plus, there will be new vehicles for you to examine as well as accessories and everything you know you need for your next adventure.