Major Council Events

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

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


4-6 April 2025

It's on and it's gonna be lit in 2025! Queensland's largest and loudest car and bike festival returns to Rockhampton with burnouts, drag racing and more!
Lovers of horsepower, show cars, burnouts and drifting will experience some of the wildest modified cars in the country! 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.