Mackay’s Country Music Festival

NQ’s Rock’n Country bring the best of Australia’s country rock national and local artists together for a massive two-day festival. Proudly raising funds for Variety – the Children’s Charity, the action-packed festival is a one stop party for the entire family with on-site camping and activities for all to enjoy.
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Venue Information

The festival takes place at the Mackay Showgrounds located in the heart of Mackay.

This event is non-seated, camp chairs and/or picnic blankets are encouraged.

Gate times:



There is limited on-site parking, but you will find plenty of parking located around on Milton and Alfred street within close proximity to the festival entrance.

Ride share and taxi drop off point is located at the front of the main showgrounds entrance on Milton street.

Prohibited Items

The following items are not to be bought into the grounds, security will be bag checking at the gates each time you enter the grounds.

  • Knives and other dangerous items
  • Food and drink in the main festival grounds 
  • Gazebos
  • Eskys

Recorded Images T&C’s

Yeehaa Events PTY LTD reserves the right to use official photographs, video, or other digital media (“photo”) taken at the event in any and all of its publications, including web-based publications, without payment or other consideration. This shall apply in perpetuity.   Yeehaa Events PTY LTD reserves the right to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. In addition, Yeehaa Events PTY LTD does not require the subject’s approval for use of material wherein the likeness appears. the subject shall have no right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photo.


NQ’s Rock’n Country are an award-winning Mackay and Isaac festival, being awarded Silver for Festival and Events in 2022 for two years running.

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