Mackay’s first ever BBQ and BEER Festival. Featuring 12 breweries and over 30 different beer and ciders, Mackay’s Best Sausage Competition, 10 Food Vendors, Live Music all day, a mechanical bull from 2pm to 5pm and a Chilli Eating Competition with prizes to be won.

Breweries – Burleigh Brewing, Asahi, Bargara Brewing, Goanna Brewing, Cricketers Arms, Great Northern, Goose Island, James Squire, Little Creatures, Mountain Goat, Pirate Life, White Rabbit.

Food Vendors Include – Smokalicious, Noli’s BBQ, Huns Delight, Farmer Joes, Otto’s Maltese and Bratwurst Sausages, El Papas, Issy’s Cafe, King of Beef Jerky and Harrup Park Ribs.

Best Sausage Competitors – Freckle Farm, Slade Point Meat Specialists, Goodes Butchery, Walkerston Country Meats, George Street Butcher, Mega Meats Butcher.

To register for the Chilli Eat Competition or to be a Judge in the People Choice, Mackay Sausage competition please email


TICKET ON THE GATE on the day $15