Northern Goldfields events

Events in the Northern Goldfields of Western Australia are a great opportunity to experience some real Australian outback entertainment and meet the friendly locals. Plan your visit to coincide with one of the region's events listed below and join in the fun.


Event Town Date Details
Menzies to Kalgoorlie Bike Race Menzies June long weekend A long-running traditional bush event attracting large crowds. The race starts in Menzies and ends in Kalgoorlie. Visit for details.
Leonora Golden Gift Athletic Carnival Leonora June long weekend An athletic event for all ages with good prize money to be won. The day includes horse races and lots of entertainment. This is a great family event. Call (08) 9037 6044 for details.
Wiluna Moonlight Ball Wiluna Usually August/September With a limit of 150 people, this event is a real hoot and includes a meal and live entertainment, and bar facilities. Bookings are essential. Call (08) 9981 8000 for details.
Wiluna Rodeo Wiluna August/September Held at the old Wiluna racetrack over two days, this event attracts spectators and entrants from across the region. Includes all standard rodeo events such as mutton busting, with plenty of prize money, food, fun for kids, art, and mine representative tents. Call (08) 9981 2971 for details.
Sandstone Open Sandstone September All the region’s best golfers come to play and have a tonne of fun at the same time. Open to all registered golfers, this is a great Aussie outback day on the green. Call (08) 9963 5292 for details.
Leonora Country Race Meeting Leonora Late September Great fun for visitors, this is a real Aussie country race meeting. Here you can meet the locals and join in the fun with good prize money to be won. This is a major social event for the region. For details call 0417 173 286.
Laverton Day Laverton November A highlight on the Laverton social calendar, this event starts off with Market Day in the morning, and continues into the afternoon with a range of exciting games including the 500m wheelie bin race. The day climaxes with the Fireman’s Ball in the evening and there are lots of cash prizes to be won.

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