For the full calendar of events in Mackay, collect your Pakmag June Edition from McDonald’sColes, Major Shopping Centres and Child Care Centres before they disappear.

Mr. Stink

A play by Maryam Master. Based on the book by David Walliams. Directed by Jonathan Biggins.
David Walliams’ award-winning book comes to life on stage for children 6-12 years old and their adults!
“Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well…”
It all starts when Chloe, just about the loneliest girl in the world, makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp.
Recommended: Ages 6 to 12 years old
Cost: $15 + fee

North Queensland Babies & Kids Market

  • When: Sunday, 04 June 2017, 8.30am – 12.30pm
  • Where: Mackay Showgrounds Hall
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The North Qld Babies & Kids Market was developed due to an overwhelming response to one mum organising a small market to sell pre-loved babies and kids goods.  The market has grown from 8 stall holders to over 90 displays of  pre-loved, handmade, new or promotional stands. The Market is not only for parents to buy and sell good quality pre-loved babies and kids goods but also provides an avenue to connect mums with mums; and local home based businesses and services.

$2 Adult and Children Free

Questacon Science Circus

You can encourage a fascination and enjoyment of science by exploring hands-on exhibits.

Come along and spin like an ice-skater, discover how fast you can throw a ball, freeze your shadow on a wall and test your reflexes.

Tickets: $6 Adult | $5 Student | Free Child U5

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium

  • When: Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 June 2017, 10.00am and 1.00pm
  • Where: MECC
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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium invites children to step into the action of the performance; each show performers will invite a small number of carefully selected young divers to join them on their quest to the bottom of the ocean, to ‘swim’ with an amazing array of aquatic creatures from bygone eras. Connecting young audiences to the real science of palaeontology, their creatures are unmistakably ‘alive’ and mostly friendly, in this fun, educational and unique performance that will delight all audiences from ages 5 years and up.

Tickets: $25 Adult | $20 Concession |$20 Child U12 |$80 Family 4 (2A+2C)

Call for Tickets : 4961 9777

WIN a family pass (x2) + an exclusive VIP Meet and Greet with the cast! (Conditions Apply).

Mackay Show 2017

  • When: Tuesday, 20 June to Thursday, 22 June 2017
  • Where: Mackay Showgrounds
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Mackay Show is a three-day non-stop entertainment, showcasing historical displays alongside animal nursery, Heaps of entertainment!! Hop along and have some fun.

Pakmag’s 10th Birthday Weekend

  • When: Saturday, 24 to Sunday, 25 June 2017
  • Where: Brothers League Cairns
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We’re having a party, and you’re invited! PakMag is turning 10 and we’re having a huge birthday weekend. On 24th and 25th June, you’re invited to join us for a weekend packed full of events.

The Pakmag Conference 2017

The PakMag Conference will bring parents together, with 6 incredible speakers the conference theme is “Empowering Parents to Raise Incredible Kids”.

Bree James – The Happiness Formula for Families
Shelley Evans Wild – The Behaviour of your Children Starts with you
Katherine Maslen – Feeding Happiness: Understanding Food, Behaviour and Mood
Kate Christie – Help your Kids Manage their Time
Andrew Griffith – Raising Good Boys to Become Incredible Men
Shanti Korporaal – The Future of Technology for Kids.

The Pakmag EXPO

  • When: Saturday, 24 to Sunday 25 June 2017
  • Where: Brothers League Cairns
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The PakMag Expo is a FREE expo for parents and kids in North Queensland. Come along, meet local suppliers and connect with your community! Packed with local suppliers and businesses, the Pakmag Expo has something for everyone.
Interested in becoming a stall holder? Get more information and book a stall at

PakMag Prom

Let Your Hair Down and Join Us for a Night of Fun, Frolics and Dancing, 80s style!
Get your best 80s frock, brush out your mullet and prepare to dance the night away. Who knows, you might even get crowned Prom King or Queen! Free drink on arrival.
Dress Code: OP Shop Chic! 18+ Event

Pakmag Family FunDay

Family FunDay |Surprise Games, Gifts & Lot of Fun! Free Event


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