The 2018 Mareeba Rodeo Festival commences on 30 June 2018 with the Junior Cowpokes Competition & Ute Muster. The following weekend sees the Mareeba Rodeo Ball on Friday 6 July 2018 kicking off a varied weekend of sports and activities including the Art Show, bocce, tennis, indoor bowls, lawn bowls and golf.
Downtown Parade: Friday 13 July 2018. The parade of queen entrants, floats, horses and trade displays is held on the Friday night of the Rodeo weekend and usually attracts crowds of around 4000 people. The Parade starts at 7:45pm and completes 2 circuits of Byrnes Street. At the conclusion of the parade, the Rodeo Festival Queen is crowned at the main stage.
Mareeba Rodeo: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July 2018. Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Race and Breakaway Roping. Local competitions are followed by our bigger and better “Battle of the States: QLD vs NSW” at Keribee Park, Mareeba.
For more information visit the Rodeo Association’s website.