Mackay Festival of Arts




The Mackay Festival of Arts is returning for its 36th year of incredible events and community entertainment from the 24 June to 6 August 2023.

This annual Festival of Arts program takes place across the entire month of July, with a suite of events activating at various locations in and around the Mackay region.

Proudly supported by the Mackay Regional Council, this exciting program includes a number of large scale Council produced festivals, and locally produced events run by local businesses and organisers.

This exciting array of events runs across a full spectrum of art genres including indoor, outdoor, free community and ticketed events.

Join us for Winter in the tropics as we celebrate the Mackay Festival of Arts 2023. There’s no other place you’d rather be!


Date: 24 June - 6 August 2023
Venue: Various locations across the Mackay Region


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