Enjoy a day out in the sun with friends listening to live music, eating some great BBQ Food and drinking your choice of over 50 Australian and International Beers!
Join the Atmosphere as local and traveling rivals fight it out to impress the judges in competitions throughout the event. Including our BBQ Battle sanctioned by the Australasian Barbecue Alliance with a total prize pool of $9,500 going to participants.
This year we’re bringing more competitions to the event with our Mechanical Bull Riding & Keg Toss competitions – free for all to enter!
Grow your beard and grow your mullet because we’re giving away cash for the Best Beard and Best Mullet at the Festival.
It wouldn’t be The Mackay BBQ and Beer Festival without our famous Chilli Eating Competition! For your chance to become Mackay’s Chilli Champion visit our website for more information.
Live Music – KYLE LIONHART, FRENCH PRESS, NORTICA, WEATHERED & NOAH DAVIS!
Over 50 Australian and International Beers
Various food vendors