Major Council Events

Council hosts a range of major events that showcase our river, parks, gardens, sport, recreation and lifestyle. 


29-31 March 2024

Queensland's largest car festival staged in the heart of Rockhampton’s heritage riverfront precinct is back Easter Weekend 2024. A showcase of speed, precision driving and automotive engineering excellence. Learn more at

7Rocky River Run

19 May 2024

Ready, set, register for Central Queensland's largest charity running event! Learn more at 

Rockhampton Agricultural Show

12-14 June 2024

Rockhampton Regional Council is proud to host the annual Rockhampton Agricultural Show in June each year. Learn more at

Rockhampton River Festival

26-28 July 2024

Rockhampton River Festival is a free entry, three-day festival filled with music, arts, culture and food. Learn more at


31 August 2024

CapriCon has exploded in popularity to become regional Queensland’s largest single-day pop-culture convention. Learn more at

Ensure you're on our list for upcoming events!

Update your details with the Events Team for upcoming major Rockhampton Regional Council events.