Events Calendar 2018

Australian Public Holidays | New South Wales | Queensland | Victoria | South Australia | Tasmania | Australian Capital Territory | Northern Territory | Western Australia | International

 

Australian Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day 1 January
  • Australia Day 26 January
  • Good Friday 30 March
  • Easter Saturday 31 March
  • Easter Sunday 1 April
  • Easter Monday 2 April
  • Anzac Day 25 April
  • Queen’s Birthday (except QLD & WA) 11 June
  • Queen’s Birthday (WA) 24 September
  • Queen's Birthday (QLD) 1 October
  • Christmas Day 25 December
  • Boxing Day 26 December

New South Wales

  • Apia International Tennis Tournament 7 - 13 January
  • Tamworth Country Music Festival 19 - 28 January
  • Mardi Gras 16 February - 4 March
  • Royal Easter Show 23 March - 3 April
  • Blues Fest, Byron Bay 29 March - 2 April
  • State of Origin Two 24 June
  • City to Surf 12 August
  • Bledisloe Cup TBC
  • NRL Final 30 September
  • Labour Day (public holiday) 1 October
  • Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 26 December

Queensland

  • Brisbane International Tennis Tournament 31 December - 7 January
  • Magic Millions Carnival, Gold Coast 13 January
  • Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony (Gold Coast) 4 April
  • Commonwealth Games (Gold Coast events) 4 - 15 April
  • Commonwealth Games (Cairns & Townsville events) 5 - 10 April
  • Commonwealth Games (Brisbane events) 5 - 14 April
  • Labour Day (public holiday) 7 May
  • Noosa Food Festival 17 - 20 May
  • Iron Man, Cairns 10 June
  • State of Origin Three 11 July
  • Royal Queensland Show (public holiday Brisbane area) 15 August
  • Riverfire TBC

Victoria

  • Australian Open Tennis 15 - 28 January
  • Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 1 - 18 March
  • Labour Day (public holiday) 12 March
  • Australian Grand Prix 22 - 25 March
  • Melbourne Intnl Comedy Festival 28 March - 22 April
  • State of Origin One 6 June
  • AFL Grand Final 28 September
  • Melbourne Cup 6 November
  • Boxing Day Test 26 December

South Australia

  • Tour Down Under 13 - 21 January
  • Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival 25 - 28 January
  • Adelaide Fringe Festival 16 February - 18 March
  • Clipsal 500 1 - 4 March
  • Womadelaide 9 - 12 March
  • Adelaide Cup (public holiday) 12 March
  • Labour Day (public holiday) 1 October
  • Christmas Eve (public holiday) 24 December

Tasmania

  • Taste of Tasmania 28 December 2016 - 3 January 2017
  • Devonport Cup 10 January
  • MONA FOMA (MOFO) 12 - 22 January
  • Festivale 2 - 4 February
  • Royal Hobart Regatta (local public holiday) 12 February
  • Launceston Cup (local public holiday) 28 February
  • King Island Show (local public holiday) 6 March
  • Eight Hours Day (public holiday) 12 March
  • Easter Tuesday 3 April
  • AGFEST 4 May
  • Dark MOFO 15 - 24 June
  • Burnie Show (local public holiday) 5 October
  • Royal Launceston Show (local public holiday) 11 October
  • Flinders Island Show (local public holiday) 19 October
  • Royal Hobart Show (local public holiday) 25 October
  • Recreation Day 5 November
  • Devonport Show (local public holiday) 30 November
  • Sydney to Hobart 26 December

ACT

  • Royal Canberra Show 23 - 25 February
  • Canberra Day (public holiday) 12 March
  • Reconcilliation Day (public holiday) 28 May
  • Labour Day (public holiday) 1 October

Northern Territory

  • May Day 7 May
  • Darwin V8 Supercars 15 - 17 June
  • Borroloola Show Day 29 June
  • Alice Springs Show 6 July
  • Tennant Creek Show 13 July
  • Katherine Show 20 July
  • Darwin Show 27 July
  • Northern Territory Picnic Day (public holiday) 6 August
  • Darwin Cup 6 August

Western Australia

  • Hopman Cup 30 December - 6 January
  • Labour Day 5 March
  • Oil & Gas Expo 14 - 16 March
  • Ord Valley Muster, Kununurra 11 - 20 May
  • Western Australia Day 4 June
  • Diggers & Dealers Expo, Kalgoorlie 6 - 8 August
  • Broome Cup 18 August

Around the World

  • The Carnival of Venice 27 January - 13 February
  • Super Bowl, New Jersey USA 4 February
  • Rio Carnival, Brazil 24 -9 - 14 February
  • Chinese New Year 16 February
  • St Patrick’s Day, Ireland 17 March
  • Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta USA 5 - 8 April
  • Kentucky Derby, Louisville, USA 5 May
  • Cannes Film Festival 9 - 20 May
  • FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium 19 May
  • Monaco Grand Prix 24 - 27 May
  • Tennis - French Open 21 May - 10 June
  • US Golf Open, Shinnecock Hills, New York 14 - 17 June 
  • Le Tour de France 17 - 29 July
  • Wimbledon 2 - 15 July
  • Independence Day, USA 4 July
  • Bastille Day, France 14 July
  • The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 3 - 27 August
  • Tennis – US Open 27 August - 9 September
  • Oktoberfest, Germany 22 September - 7 October