ANZAC DAY – MACKAY MAIN PARADEMonday, April 23, 2018

    Due to increased security requirements for parades, residents are advised that roads may be closed for longer than usual. Motorists are advised to avoid the CBD, where possible, and refrain from parking on Gordon Street, between Gregory and Wellington streets. The new route starts at the carpark behind Dudley Denny City Library at The Dome […]

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    New storyboards at Bluewater Quay tell historic talesMonday, April 23, 2018

    Two new storyboards at Bluewater Quay commemorate a significant time and place in Mackay’s history. One of the etched stainless-steel storyboards tells the story of the 1918 cyclone, with the other featuring the tale of the historic Leichhardt Tree beside the Pioneer River. The new storyboards were officially unveiled on behalf of council’s Character and […]

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    Get involved in Wagyu WeekMonday, April 23, 2018

    Do you know a cafe/restaurant that cooks with wagyu beef? To celebrate the Australian Wagyu Association’s national conference coming to Mackay, we’re looking for local cafes/restaurants to join our Wagyu Restaurant Trail and create a wagyu dish for the first week of May.  See website for details.    

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    2017 NYE Pub, Club & Bar GuideMonday, December 11, 2017

    Bring in the new year in Mackay City Centre. With over 18 venues to choose from there is something for everyone! From Pyjama and Hawaiian-themed parties, live entertainment and special DJ’s to a Garden Foam Party – you are bound to find a venue for you! Don’t forget the Mackay City Centre New Years Eve […]

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    New Years Eve River Party 2017Monday, December 11, 2017

    Celebrate the New Year at the FREE Mackay City Centre New Year’s Eve River Party brought to you by BB Print. Sunday, December 31, 2017, 6pm – 9pm, at Bluewater Quay, Mackay City Centre 3 hours jam packed with live stage show PJ Masks, fantastic food, free face painting, amusements and Family Fireworks at 9pm. […]

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    4MK Carols in the CityThursday, November 9, 2017

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! 4MK is proud to bring Carols in the City to Mackay City Centre again in 2017.  Carols in the City will be held at Bluewater Quay on Saturday December 2, 2017. The Lets Jump Kids Zone activities commence from 4pm, with carols performances beginning at 7pm. 4MK’s […]

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    Free Walking Fashion TourThursday, November 9, 2017

    In late 2017, Mackay City Centre is trialing two walking tours throughout the City Centre core, and you’re invited!  Numbers are limited but if successful, we hope to host a series of tours in 2018.  The cost is free, and includes a guided tour, exclusive offers and gifts. Tour #1 will commence at 2pm on […]

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    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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Twilight 2016- Bus TimetableFriday, July 29, 2016

    The Twilight City Bus Schedule has now been finalised and can be found via the below link. If you have any further questions regarding any Twilight matters please contact the City Centre Coordinator via