Key Dates & Special Events in 2024

Check out our comprehensive list of national and state-based key dates throughout 2024. Designed to help you stay on top of all the major sales events and to assist with menu planning and running specials.

Downloadable point-of-sales flyers are available for key dates below - simply click the available links to access them. If you are looking for something different or more specific don't hesitate to request a specific flyer to be created by our design team for free here

January

  • • 1st: New Year’s Day
  • • 3rd - 16th: Magic Millions Carnival (QLD)
  • • 12th – 21st: Santos Tour Down Under (NSW)
  • • 13th: Magic Millions Raceday (QLD)
  • • 14th – 28th: Australian Open (VIC)
  • • 19th – 28th: Tamworth Country Music Festival (NSW)
  • • 20th: Geelong Beer Festival (VIC)
  • 26th: Australia day

February

  • • 2nd – 4th: Festivale (TAS)
  • • 3rd - 11th: Laneway Festival (Nationwide - see website for specific dates)
  • • 10th12th: Royal Hobart Regatta (TAS)
  • • 13th: Shrove Tuesday/ Pancake day
  • • 14th: Valentine's Day
  • • 15th – 4th March: MONA FOMA Festival (TAS)
  • • 16th – 18th: Bathurst SuperFest (NSW)
  • • 23rd - 25thUCI BMX RacingWorld Cup (QLD)
  • • 23rd - 26thTaylor Swift, Eras Tour (NSW)

March

  • • 1st – 11th: Enlighten Festival (ACT)
  • • 1st – 17th: Adelaide Festival (SA)
  • • 2nd: Start of NRL Season
  • • 3rd - 11th: Laneway Festival (Nationwide - see website for specific dates)
  • • 4th: Labour Day (WA)
  • • 8th: Start of AFL Season
  • • 11th: Canberra Day (ACT)
  • • 11th: Labour Day (TAS, VIC)
  • • 11th: Adelaide Cup Day (SA)
  • • 11th: Labor Day (Christmas Island)
  • • 15th – 17th: CMC Rocks (QLD)
  • • 15th – 17th: Adelaide Motorsport Festival (SA)
  • • 17th: St Patrick's Day
  • • 18th – 24th: Australian Rowing Championship (NSW)
  • • 21st – 24th: Formula 1 Grand Prix (VIC)
  • • 24th – 5th April: Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach (VIC)
  • • 27th - 21st April: Melbourne International Comedy Festival (VIC)
  • • 29th - 1st April: Easter Long Weekend

April

  • • 2nd: Easter Tuesday (TAS
  • • 11th – 21st April: Rip Curl Pro Margaret River (WA)
  • 18th – 21st: Adelaide Equestrian Festival (SA)

• 25th April - Anzac Day

• Term 1 School Holidays

May

• 6th: May Day (NT)

• 6th: Labour Day (QLD)

• 24th- 26th: 1770 Festival (QLD)

• 27th: Reconciliation Day (ACT)

• 28th: International Burger Day

• TBD: State of Origin - Game 1

June

• 3rd: Western Australia Day (WA)

• 7th - 10th: Gutsy Kangaroo Island (SA)

• 7th - 10th: Burunga Festival (NT)

• 7th - 10th: Tatts Finke Desert Race (NT)

• 10th: Sovereign’s Birthday (ACT)

• 10th: King’s Birthday (NSW, SA, TAS, VIC)

 • 10th: June Public Holiday (NT)

• 21st: Dark Mofo (TAS)

• 22nd: Hunter Valley Wine & Beef Festival (NSW)

• 28th - 10th: Festival of Voices (TAS)

• 30th : Mary Poppins Festival (QLD)

• TBD: State of Origin - Game 2

 

July

  • • 1st – 31st: Illuminate Adelaide (SA)
  • • 6th – 7th: Gold Coast Marathon (QLD)
  • • TBD: State of Origin - Game 3
  • • Term 2 School Holidays

August

  • • 1st – 4th: Great Barrier Reef Festival (QLD)
  • • 1st – 31st: Illuminate Adelaide (SA)
  • • 2nd – 5th: Garma Festival (NT)
  • • 5thPicnic Day (NT)
  • • 8th - 25th: Darwin Festival (NT)
  • • 11thCity2Surf (NSW)
  • • 14th: Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane - QLD)
  • • 15th – 17th: The Broken Hill Mundi Mundi Bash (NSW)
  • • 30th – 8th Sept: Taste Bundaberg Festival (QLD)
  • • 30th – 1st Sept: Gold Coast Show (QLD)
  • • 31st : Riverfire (QLD)

September

  • • 1st – 31st: Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers (QLD)
  • • 12th - 14th: Cairns Amateurs Carnival (QLD)
  • • 21st – 6th Oct: Oktoberfest
  • • 23rd: King's Birthday (WA)
  • • 24thAFL Grand Final
  • • Term 3 School Holidays

 

October

  • • 4th - 5th: Deni Ute Muster (NSW)
  • • 6th: NRL Grand Final
  • • 7th: Labour Day (ACT, NSW, SA)
  • • 7th: King's Birthday (QLD)
  • • 22nd: F1 MotoGP (VIC)

November

    • • 4th: Recreation Day (TAS)
  • • 5th: Melbourne Cup (VIC)

December

    • • 25th: Christmas Day
    • • 26th: Boxing Day
    • • 26th: Boxing Day Test Cricket
  • • 31st: New Year's Eve
  • • Term 4 School holidays

We'll be updating this page as more events are announced throughout the year, so be sure to check back occasionally to stay up to date.

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