Carpentaria Community Events
- The Karumba Community Anglers Classic Fishing Competition is held each year on the last weekend of September. It is a popular event that attracts anglers from all over Australia who compete for cash prizes.
- The Morning Glory Festival celebrates the rare meteorological phenomenon of the Morning Glory cloud that occurs over the Gulf of Carpentaria each year. The festival includes live music, food stalls, and activities for the whole family.
- The Gulf Country Frontier Days Festival celebrates the cultural heritage of the Gulf Country with a variety of events including rodeo competitions, Indigenous art displays, and live music performances.
- The Burketown Races are an annual horse racing event that has been running for over 130 years. It is a major social event in the region and attracts visitors from all over Australia.
- The Doomadgee Rodeo and Campdraft is a popular event that features a range of rodeo events, as well as a campdraft competition, which involves cattle and horse riding.
- The Normanton Rodeo and Campdraft is another popular event that attracts visitors from across the region. It features a range of rodeo events, as well as a campdraft competition and live music performances.
- The Karumba Community Markets are held every Sunday morning and offer a range of locally made crafts and produce, as well as live music and food stalls.
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