Celebrate

Casino comes alive for the Beef Week festival, with food, markets, live music, entertainment, competitions, rides, a street parade and plenty of appearances from the stars of the show – the cattle and farmers!


OPENING NIGHT

Saturday 19 May

The 2018 official opening will include presentations of all Queen entrants and the crowning of the young woman who will represent the community for Beef Week and throughout the year. Great acts and live music.

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BEEF MEETS REEF

Sunday 20 May

The annual Beef Meets Reef Festival is hosted at Evans Head for a day full of all sorts of beefy family fun!

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FASHION PARADE

Tuesday 22 May

Everything from beautiful frocks, to country wear, kids clothes and more will be on show at the Celebration of Fashion! Get ready to see the locals get up and give 'modelling' a go.

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ART EXHIBITION

Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 May

Check out the hundred of entries in the exhibition. Search out the winning pieces and marvel at the works of all mediums!

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CRAFT MARKET

Friday 25 to Saturday 26 May

With a mind-blowing amount of talent on display including everything from handmade clothing, teddy-bears, handbags, jewellery, garden displays, candles and more.

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MR BEEF

 

Who's ready for an entertaining night full of laughs, cheers and friendly competition? Grab some friends and make a night of it!

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FAMILY FUN DAY

 

With rides, food and market stalls, pony rides, jumping castles, fly-in and great helicopter joy flights on offer, this year Family Fun Day promises to be even bigger and better!

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DRESS UP COMPETITIONS

Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 May

Winner Announced Wednesday 23 May

Every year the Beef Week team sets a unique and fun theme for the 11-day festival celebrations and invites the local community, businesses and schools to take part in the Staff and Window Dress Up Competition.

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RURAL LADIES LUNCHEON

Thursday 24 May

Your chance to soak up some inspiration and network with amazing like-minded people. Hear from inspirational speakers whilst enjoying a fine dining experience. There will also be raffles, prizes, auctions and giveaways.

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BEEF WEEK SATURDAY

Saturday 26 May

Pull up a hay bale and watch the cattle competitions and auctions, take the kids through kid's alley, enjoy live music, a street parade and the Show-n-Shine car show!

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CATTLE COMPETITIONS

Saturday 26 May

Featuring a ‘hook & hoof’ Led Steer Competition and a Stud Beef Cattle Competition. An opportunity for breeders to showcase their best-of-the-best.

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RODEO

Saturday 26 May

Taking place at the Casino Showgrounds the rodeo will see up to 200 top competitors from across Northern Rivers and as far as Queensland saddle up for a range of events.

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