NEWS

  • Mackay’s very own ‘Yellow Brick Road’Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    We were so excited to be able to officially unveil our Yellow Brick Road and mural yesterday. The Elton John-inspired mural was commissioned by local business, Sun City Signs, and will be located on the external Westpac building wall in Fourth Lane. This colourful and quirky legacy art piece is a fantastic and unique addition […]

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  • Mackay City Centre Christmas Wonderland WorkshopThursday, November 24, 2016

      The Mackay City Centre Christmas Wonderland Workshop will be something not to be missed.  A Christmas Elf workshop is being relocated from the North Pole to 49 Wood St, Mackay and will be filed with Christmas surprises for everyone to enjoy.  There will be a range of FREE fun for the kids to enjoy, […]

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  • Mackay City Centre’s B.B. Print New Year’s Eve River PartyThursday, November 24, 2016

      Celebrate the New Year in style at Mackay City Centre’s B.B. Print New Year’s Eve River Party at Bluewater Quay. Watch the spectacular fireworks over the Pioneer River and enjoy the huge variety of free entertainment all night.   The family friendly fun starts at 6pm with live music, entertainment, face painting, market stalls, […]

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  • Farmers’ Market on the move for summerTuesday, November 1, 2016

    This week’s Greater Whitsunday Farmers’ Market will be the last one in Wood Street Park before it moves to a new location and time for summer. The Farmers’ Market has been held in Wood Street each Wednesday since June, connecting the region’s farmers and customers with an appetite for fresh produce. But after tomorrow (Wednesday, […]

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  • Greater Whitsunday Farmers Market- Stallholder EOIFriday, August 26, 2016

    As you may know the Greater Whitsunday Farmers Market is held every Wednesday form 2pm-6pm.  At the moment the GWFN are calling all who are interested in being involved in the Farmers Market to fill out an EOI Form.  If you are a Food or Drinks vendor and wish to have a stall at the […]

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  • Twilight UpdateThursday, August 4, 2016

      Twilight is only 16 days away. Here is your first look at our Spooktacular Minions.  Aren’t they cute! Remember to lock the 20th of August from 4pm-9pm into your diary and meet us on Wood and Victoria St for an afternoon and night full of Spooktacular fun for the whole family. For more information visit […]

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  • Twilight 2016- Bus TimetableFriday, July 29, 2016

    The Twilight City Bus Schedule has now been finalised and can be found via the below link. https://mackaycitycentre.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/17903_TwilightCity2016_A3_BusTimetable_v2.pdf If you have any further questions regarding any Twilight matters please contact the City Centre Coordinator via cityCentre@mackay.qld.gov.au        

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  • Twilight City Spooktacular 2016- Expressions of InterestThursday, June 9, 2016

    It’s Baaaack!! The Twilight City Street Party is back this year and it’s bigger and better than ever.  At the moment we are calling all interested Stallholders and Entertainers that are looking to be part of the action, to fill out an Expression of Interest Form so we can start allocating stall spaces. The Twilight […]

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  • Mackay City Centre Heritage WalkTuesday, April 19, 2016

    Explore discoveries and rediscoveries within Mackay City Centre with FREE guided tours this Thursday &  Friday.

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  • School holiday fun child’s play in City CentreTuesday, March 29, 2016

    MACKAY’S revitalised City Centre has a vibrant look and efforts to activate the space are ongoing.   From the popular annual Twilight City street parties to the recently announced Farmers Markets, there will be plenty to do in the City Centre in 2016.   And the littlies haven’t been forgotten, with the MLC Advice Mackay […]

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  • MLC Advice Mackay Easter Carnival 2016Wednesday, March 23, 2016

      The MLC Advice Mackay Easter Carnival will draw large crowds for loads of fun in the City Centre on Sunday, 27 March 2016. This year the event will be held at Caneland Park, on the Bluewater Trail, from 9am to midday. The FREE event will feature live music, Easter Egg hunts, kids craft activities, […]

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    Switch off for Earth HourFriday, March 18, 2016

    Council is encouraging residents to switch off their lights for Earth Hour between 8.30pm and 9.30pm this Saturday (March 19). Earth Hour, which started in 2007, is a lights-off event to raise awareness about climate change. Mackay Regional Council is participating in the international event once again, with the main administration building in Gordon Street […]

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    Harmony Day Celebrations to Help Cyclone RecoveryFriday, March 11, 2016

    Council is celebrating Harmony Day by lighting Town Hall orange and providing a free screening of kids’ movie Lilo & Stitch next Saturday night (March 19). Town Hall Park in Sydney Street will also host cultural workshops and entertainment presented by local community groups, entertainers and artists. Crowds can attend Fijian weaving and coconut husking […]

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