Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival 2021

9:00am 16 Apr - 5:00pm 18 Apr, 2021

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Julia Creek, Queensland

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival 2021: The Real Australian Outback

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust 2021 has been canceled but the Julia Creek Artesian Express race day in April 2021 is going ahead.

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival is an epic jam-packed three days of fun and entertainment in Queensland Australia. Experience the incredible outback hospitality when the tiny North West Queensland outback town of Julia Creek turns from 400 people to 3,000 in one weekend!

There is heaps to feast your eyes on.  Take part in the outback triathlon, place your bets on the Artesian Express Outback Horse Races. then take in the outdoor concerts. Don’t miss the spectacular Dirt n Dust Bullride, organized by PBR or maybe even try your luck at winning the title of Australia’s Best Butt…

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Events

Triathlon – considered one of the toughest triathlons in Australia with over 300 people competing. There is also a junior triathlon for the younger athletes to test their toughness.

Bull Riding – the PBR Bull Riding competition attracts cowboys from across the country to compete to take home the $10,000 prize money.

Bog Snorkelling – battle through the bog with only your mask snorkel and flippers to cover you through zero visibility water. If you’re not up for getting dirty it’s one hell of a spectator sport!

Horse Races – the Artesian Express Race Day takes place during the festival and is one of the richest races in northwest Queensland.

Concerts – soak up the spirit of the outback with epic music from local and international artists. Starting on the Friday night and continuing over the weekend. Confirmed bands so far are The Wolfe Brothers, Hurricane Fall and Jarrad Taylor and loads more to be announced soon..

Australia’s Best Butt – hold on to your hats for the hilarious Australia’s Best butt competition. Contestants must remain fully clothed and dance their butt off on stage to be crowned the champ.

and heaps more!

How to get to Julia Creek

Julia Creek is a 10-hour drive from Cairns or a 6 hour  (647 km) drive inland from Townsville.

Rex Airlines has flight 3 days per week from Julia Creek and Mount Isa and Julia Creek and Townsville.

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Do you want to know more about Weird Sports?

Julia Galvin, the Queen of Weird Sports has competed in strange sports competitions for over 20 years including bog snorkelling at the Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival. With alternative games, there’s a sport for all. She went from cripple to champion in the space of a couple of years. Rad Season Founder Oli Russell-Cowan chats to her about some of her best stories from the events, recovery after injuries and her favorite weird sport.

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