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QDEP Round 16 announced

07 December 2020

Round 16 of the Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP) has been announced, with $546,800 in funding to support 23 events across nine regions around the state. 


Event name Destination Dates
Dust Hustle: Qld Moto Park Brisbane 21-23 May 2021
The Planting Brisbane 30 April - 2 May 2021
Brisbane Comedy Festival Brisbane 16 July - 8 August 2021
Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival Gladstone 19-21 February 2021
12 Towers Ocean Paddle Race 2021 Gold Coast 5-7 March 2021
Gold Coast Triathlon: Luke Harrop Memorial  Gold Coast 11 April 2021
Gold Coast Running Festival Gold Coast 18 April 2021
BOWLZILLA Gold Coast Gold Coast 16-21 February 2021
St Lawrence Wetlands Weekend Mackay 11-13 June 2021
Birdsville Big Red Bash (2021 - 2023) Outback Queensland 6-8 July 2021
Lost Trades Fair Southern Queensland Country  15-16 May 2021
Kingaroy BaconFest Southern Queensland Country 20-22 August 2021
Festival of Hell Southern Queensland Country 6-7 February 2021
Noosa Summer Swim Festival Sunshine Coast 20-21 February 2021
Goomeri Pumpkin Festival Sunshine Coast 29-30 May 2021
Sunshine Coast Multisport Festival Sunshine Coast 29-30 May 2021
Australian Body Art Festival 2021 Sunshine Coast 10-11 April 2021
Jungle Love Festival Sunshine Coast 7-9 May 2021
Isuzu Queensland Open Sunshine Coast 11-14 March 2021
Northern Australian Beach 5s Rugby Championship 2021  Townsville North Queensland 26-27 February 2021
Port Douglas Hot & Steamy Festival Tropical North Queensland 19-22 February 2021
Yarrabah Music and Cultural Festival 2021 Tropical North Queensland   9 October 2021
Yungaburra Triathlon  Tropical North Queensland  17-18 April 2021 

*event details correct at time of publication