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27th October 2018

Ingham Maraka Festival

Ingham Maraka Festival will feature steam train rides, cocktail night, Try-Athlon, rock and roll dinner dance, afternoon tea, pet parade, float procession, finishing with entertainment and fireworks in Rotary Park.

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4th August 2018 to 6th July 2019

Mercer Lane Markets

Set against the stunning backdrop of Mercer Lane Mosaic, a 42 metre long homage to their heritage, this market brings to life Hinchinbrook's finest hand made local art and craft.

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10th November 2018

La Scala Ballet - Street Fiesta in the heart of Halifax

Experience an Australian first, La Scala Ballet direct from Milan, Italy, streaming live at the Italian Street Fiesta in the heart of Halifax! Bringing their 110-strong company (including more than 75 dancers) to QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, La Scala Ballet will perform two iconic productions, both much-loved and stunning works of the classical repertoire – Rudolf Nureyev’s festive Don Quixote and the haunting Giselle. This is a free live simulcast of the performance at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, that can be enjoyed right there in the heart of Halifax, Hinchinbrook Shire! Simulcast audiences will see one of the world's most renowned ballet companies perform a signature ballet with music played live by Queensland Symphony Orchestra, along with exclusive pre-performance content. Starting at 5pm, the Halifax community will showcase their true Italian heritage offering an arrangement of stalls that will include Italian Delicatessen, sweets and savouries. Relax in the Beer Garden and indulge in the Italian Cuisine, or bring a picnic blanket and a basket of goodies and enjoy a spectacular performance! Kids activities available throughout the evening from pizza toss competitions, mask making, bouncing castle, face painting and more!

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13th January 2018 to 13th July 2019

Conroy Hall Markets

A fantastic all weather market with a great selection of antiques, bric-a-brac, books, home made treats, local craft and clothing Market held on the second Saturday of the month

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17th November 2018

Ingham Family Race Day

An all age event that provides exciting horse racing, excellent fashion, live music and a great social day. The annual 'Family Race Day' race meeting is the start of the festive season and this late November race meeting is the perfect venue to celebrate. Whether it be Christmas parties, end of cane season celebrations or just an excuse to have some fun, don't miss this family race day.

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15th April 2018 to 21st July 2019

Raintree Markets

Under the shade of Ingham's iconic raintrees of Rotary Park, right in the heart of Ingham. This market offers a diversity of offerings from local craft, bric-a-brac, fresh produce, real coffee, tropical plants and tasty treats. Markets are held on the third Sunday of every month from April to December

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30th November 2018

Seniors Christmas Celebrations

Celebrate the Festive Season with the Senior’s Christmas Celebration Morning Tea. Free for all seniors of the Shire, a fun filled morning of Christmas cheer with carols and entertainment. Bookings are essential, please visit the Hinchinbrook Shire Library.

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6th December 2018

Festival of Small Halls - Forrest Beach

Forrest Beach Senior Citizens Centre will host the Festival of Small Halls on Thursday 6 December 2018 at 6.30pm. Bookings are essential at their website or you can pay at The Hinchinbrook Shire Library. Food and Beverage will be available to purchase. Please note: You will be required to show your ticket for proof of purchase to gain entry to the venue.

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19th July 2019 to 21st July 2019

Ingham Autofest

Ingham Autofest is back and will taking place in Far North Queensland from July 19 to 21 2019. Ingham Autofest will be held at the Ingham Showground each year and the Autofest Crew look forward to working together with local clubs as well as other events already running in Far North Queensland and they are sure that this exciting new event for their region will also compliment their events as well. Autofest is open to everything automotive from Cars, Trucks, Bikes in fact anything that has wheels is welcomed to join in on all the fun and with the theme of a Family Friendly Festival. Autofest events include, Go To Whoa, Spear A Spud, Dyno Shootout, Show N Shine, Autokana and everyone's favourite, the Mighty Burnout Comp. More details will be released over the coming weeks and Entrant Forms will be posted up at their website.

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22nd September 2018 to 21st September 2019

On Country

Mungalla Station presents On Country, an invitation to everyone to come and celebrate their way of life. It will be held on September 22 from 10am to 4pm. You will be swept away by the history and splendor that Mungalla has to offer. See the amazing story of the Aboriginal people and that were exhibited as cannibals and savages in the nineteenth century circuses and sideshows of Europe and America now a permanent photographic exhibit housed in the historic homestead. Try your hand at throwing a boomerang. Enjoy a "Kup Murri" (food cooked underground) or their good old fashioned country barbecues. Enjoy the majestic wetlands and birdlife, whilst spotting a crocodile. Enjoy free Indigenous entertainment, local food and market stalls, Girringun Artist Displays, cart rides and children's activities.

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