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Mareeba Shire Council area


The Mareeba region has a lively arts and cultural scene, including  a broad calendar of events which reflect the cultural strengths and diversity of the region. It is also home to several art galleries, heritage museums and interpretive centres which make it an interesting and attractive place for locals and visitors.

Arts and Culture

Current relevant plans and strategies

Corporate Plan 2014-19


Festivals and Events

Far North Queensland Country Music Festival

Chillagoe Rodeo

Kuranda Festival

Kuranda Roots Festival

Mareeba Multicultural Festival

Mareeba Rodeo & Festival

Mount Carbine Bull and Bronc Ride

Nugget of the North

The Great Wheelbarrow Race

For more events in Mareeba Shire


Arts and Cultural Assets


Kuranda Amphitheatre

Cantata Studio

Mareeba International Club - Vaughan Street Mareeba Qld 4880


Gallery 58 - 345 Byrnes St Centenary Park Mareeba Qld 4880

Australis Art Gallery

Claire Souter Gallery

David H Stacey Gallery

Doongal Aboriginal Art and Artefacts

Ian Stephens Fine Art Gallery

Kuranda Arts Cooperative

Peter Jarver Gallery

Terra Nova Gallery

Museums and Heritage

Chillagoe Court House Heritage Museum - King Street Chillagoe Qld 4871

The Beck Museum - 5351 Kennedy Highway Mareeba Qld 4880

Kuranda Visitor Information Centre

Loudoun House Museum

Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor Information Centre

The Hub Visitor Centre


Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Mareeba Shire Council to support a range of local arts and cultural initiatives through the Regional Arts Development Fund in addition to investments through our other funding programs.

View previous funding recipients.

Other Queensland Government investment 

The Queensland Government also provides funding for local arts and cultural activities through the following investment programs: