Glenda on 'Ace' in the consolation final NRA24858

Camel Races

The jockeys and trainers have travelled from afar to compete for the coveted Tara Camel Cup!  There'll be 6 races on Saturday and another 6 on Sunday.

Indian Food

Cultural Food Stalls

We've carefully selected a huge variety of food stalls to deliver your tastebuds as much variety as the cultural entertainment.


Friday Fireworks

Straight after multi-cultural stage show on Friday, the Fireworks will light up the skies!

James Johnston Band

Live Music

There'll be live bands playing Friday and Saturday nights, plus Country Music all weekend. The bar will be open tip late each night, so get ready to party!

haka performers

Multi-cultural Shows

You'll be surprised by the exciting mix of non-stop cultural performances on stage!


Roving Entertainment

You never know what's just around the corner at Tara Festival, with stilt walkers, dancers and drummers and other exciting roving entertainers!

camel rides

Camel Rides

No need to travel in to the desert to experience a camel ride, they'll be available at an affordable price during the Festival.


Little Kids Entertainment

Even your littlest family members will love Tara Festival. We've got kids entertainers and activities across the weekend.


Helicopter Rides

Take a flight over Tara during the Festival, with 5 minute flights for $60 per seat.

Yabby Races

Yabby Races

At the finish of each camel race there'll be a race of another kind on the trackside - yabbies!

Horse Drawn Buggy photo Stephanie Dillan

Horse Drawn Rides

From Thursday to Sunday these beautiful horses will be taking tours and rides departing from the Festival site.

Kids Rides

Kids Rides

A kids area with amusements, inflatables and rides will be operating during the Festival, suitable for preschoolers up to teens.

Market stalls

Huge Variety of Stalls

Markets are full of such colour and variety - we love them.  Wander the market stalls with a coffee in hand... can't wait!

Busking 1

Street Busking

Check out the busking in the main street of Tara.