Things to do in Mackay this June

Things to do in Mackay this June

What’s happening in and around Mackay in June? Here are our top picks for family fun.

Souths Family Carnival Day

  • When: 25 June 2016, 2pm to 6pm with movie starting at 6pm
  • Where: Souths Leagues Club
  • More info: 4957 2166

Come one, come all to Souths Family carnival day. Enjoy an afternoon of fantastic fun including visits from a magician, balloon artist, face painter and Old Macdonalds farm. Bounce at the jumping castle, test out the fairy floss and get into the carnival spirit with a movie premiering at 6pm.

Get 10 tokens for $5 with 50 percent of the money raised with be donated to Mackay Hospital Foundation.


The 52-Storey Treehouse

  • WHEN: 11 June 2016, 11.30am to 2pm
  • WHERE: MECC Auditorium

Get your tickets for this award-winning production based on the bestselling books, The 13-Storey Treehouse and The 26-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton.



Mackay Regional Show

The Mackay Regional Show is one of the premier events in regional Central Queensland and a great day out for families. Enjoy three days of non-stop entertainment, with interesting displays and exhibits, along with the ever popular Sideshow Alley. A range of top quality Entertainment is scheduled for the Ring, including the night time Fireworks Spectacular.

Porters and The Family Table Kids Cooking Class

Porters will be hosting The Family Table Kids Cooking Classes these school holidays. Bookings are essential and classes are $12 per child. Check out for more information and class times.

Porters also have plenty of free school holiday fun for the kids each weekend of the school holidays. Like them on Facebook ( to keep up to date.

Icetastic Skate Rink at Caneland Central

  • When: Thursday 23 June to Sunday 10 July, 9.ooam to 6.00pm daily (8.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays)
  • Where: Caneland Central Mackay
  • More info:

Icetastic is back these school holidays. Stay cool and have fun with 1 hour sessions for $15 per person. Call 0412 344 941 to make a booking.

Golidlocks and the Three Bears Puppet Shows

  • When: Tuesday 28 June, 10.00am/ Wednesday 29 June 2.00pm/ Monday 4 July 10.00am
  • Where: 15b Macalister St (Cnr Victoria St) – Let the Children Play Toyshop
  • More info: 4944 0180,,

Let the Children Play are holding three puppet shows in the school holidays. Enjoy “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” with Rosalyn from Wild Puppets. Bookings are essential and there is a gold coin donation.