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Big Skies Festival

From:Saturday 28 April 2018
To:Sunday 06 May 2018
Time:12:00am -  Saturday 28 April 2018
Location:Jimbour Station Amphitheatre, 86 Jimbour Station Road, Jimbour, Qld 4406 Australia

The sky is the limit for attendees of the first Big Skies festival in Western Downs - a seven-day event offering plenty of country fare, flair and internationally-acclaimed musical acts.

Over the seven days festival-goers can partake in a variety of free and paid events suitable for foodies, families and fashion-lovers alike, with out of town visitors having the option of camping packages at Jimbour Station.

The hero of the weeklong event is ‘Day on the Plain’ on Saturday 5 May, which boasts some of Australia’s biggest household names; The Eurogliders, Wendy Matthews, Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows, Glenn Shorrock, Richard Clapton, Frankie J Holden and Wilbur Wilde.

From long lunches to Cappadocia-inspired Hot Air Balloons, Cinemas Under the Stars to Dalby Picnic Race Day – there is something for everyone.

Below is the schedule for the festival (running from 28 April-6 May):

  • Wednesday, 2 May – Dalby Sales Yard Tour
  • Wednesday, 2 May & Thursday 3 May – Cinema Under the Stars
  • Thursday, 3 May & Friday, 4 May – Camp Oven Experience
  • Friday, 4 May – Big Night Sky – Guided Tour of the Galexy
  • Saturday, 5 May – Day on the Plain music concert
  • Sunday, 6 May – Hot Air Balloon Breakfast
  • Sunday, 6 May – Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Sunday, 6 May – Food and Fibre

For more information about each of the events and accommodation options visit:

Camping cost starts from $40 a night.

Jimbour Station Amphitheatre
86 Jimbour Station Road
07 54 62 4700
Entry charges - Adult$79 ( Day onthe Plain)
Contact phone 1300 268 624
Booking information
Event website
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Not applicable


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