Come celebrate community spirit at the Calliope Country Carnival and Bush Races

Come celebrate community spirit at the Calliope Country Carnival and Bush Races

The inaugural Calliope Country Carnival & Bush Races are almost here!

This Saturday sees Calliope State Schools new annual major fundraiser kick off, and organisers say they are proud to host this founding event.

Tenielle Wode from the organising committee said: “we are so excited to be a part of this founding event and look forward to showcasing our town and our amazing community spirit.”

The fun starts from noon on Saturday at the Calliope Racecourse, and lasts until late, with twilight bush races starting at 5.30pm.

This family friendly event being is super affordable, with ticket prices as follows:

  • Family Entry $10 for 2 adults and up to 4 children 3 – 16 yo
    (Children under 3 are free entry)
  • Individual Entry $5
  • Unlimited Amusement ride band pre purchase price $25pp (ride bands on the day will be $33pp)

Or $25 gets you a ticket to The Bird Cage  – Exclusive access with prime viewing of the races with a free drink on arrival & food included. Races at twilight. 18+ only. Get dressed up for Fashions in the Field 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT – including Hayley Marsten, The Short Fall, The Patons, and other local talent

P & C GRASS FED SPRINT HORSE RACES – At twilight! including the exclusive Calliope Birdcage

KIDS CORNER – including 11 carnival rides, Mr Toot, farm animals, gold mining, reptiles, show bags, historical & community displays, arts, stalls & much more

EVENTS & DISPLAYS – from pony club, Polocrosse & camp draft to community, arts, historical & more

GAMES & NOVELTY – with a special Calliope Country Twist

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