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Events Calendar


JANUARY
Australia Day 26th
BEG at our 'ridge hotel' (starts at 1pm)
Entertainment by Joe & Willy

EASTER
Lightning Ridge Easter Festival
Lightning Ridge Picnic Horse Races
Ridge Factor hosted by Teena's Karaoke
Arts & Crafts Easter Exhibition

APRIL
Barriekneal a Day Open Triple Bowls Carnival Lawn Bowls
Bert Cooper Singles

MAY
Black Opal Triples Ladies Lawn Bowls 
Walgett Show

JUNE
Lightning Ridge Pistol Club Opal Open - Pistol Shoot 


 

JULY/AUGUST
Opal & Gem Expo Week Opal Queen Ball
Opal Jewellery Design Awards and Exhibition (Bi-annual 2005)
Black Opal Points Score Championships
Potch Double Barrel Championship
Far West Bowl Ladies
Open Golf Tournament
Polo Cross Carnival

SEPTEMBER
Opal Princess Ball
Lightning Ridge Bush Safari
Arts & Crafts Show, Opening Night 25 September
Walgett Bulldust to Bitumen Festival

OCTOBER
Open Garden Day
Aristocrat Black Opal Fours Bowls Carnival with over $35,000 in prize money
Potch Queen Ball
ARTtober - arts, crafts, culture and hidden treasurers
Opal Extravaganza Festival (in Dubbo)

NOVEMBER
Melbourne Cup Race Day @ Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park

DECEMBER
Christmas Shoot (Gun Club) 
Carols by Candlelight


Outback Events
To find our more of 'what's on' in the OUTBACK, visit Outback Now event calendar, click here » 

Lightning Ridge 

EASTER FESTIVAL 2019...TBA





Friday 18th March 2014
5pm-10pm: Rodeo.
4pm-7pm: Ridge Factor Talent Quest and Clown at the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8pm till Stream Liners (Bowling Club).

Saturday 30th March 2013
8am: Town Crier.
9am-10am: Big Dig (over 16 years).
10am: Street Races.
11am-12pm: Little Dig (8-16 years).
12:30pm-2:30pm: Miners Challenge Heats, Street Stalls and Entertainment (including Buskers).
1pm-6:30pm: Horse Racing.
6pm-Late: Busk Off (Outback Resort & Caravan Park).
6:30pm: Anne College Crazy for Colours Art Exhibition at the Art Space Onyx Street.
8pm-Late: Live Music with The Wise Guys at the Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8:30pm-9pm: Fireworks Spectacular.
8:30pm-Late: Live Music Bowling Club.

Sunday 31st March 2013
8am-1pm: Street Stalls and Buskers, Local Markets.
9am-10:30am: Miners Final Challenge.
10am-12pm: Street Races.
12pm-1pm: Float Parade.
1pm: Float Winners Announced.
1pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the Lions Park.
2pm: Buskers at the Lions Park.

Friday 18th March 2014
5pm-10pm: Rodeo.
4pm-7pm: Ridge Factor Talent Quest and Clown at the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8pm till Stream Liners (Bowling Club).

Saturday 30th March 2013
8am: Town Crier.
9am-10am: Big Dig (over 16 years).
10am: Street Races.
11am-12pm: Little Dig (8-16 years).
12:30pm-2:30pm: Miners Challenge Heats, Street Stalls and Entertainment (including Buskers).
1pm-6:30pm: Horse Racing.
6pm-Late: Busk Off (Outback Resort & Caravan Park).
6:30pm: Anne College Crazy for Colours Art Exhibition at the Art Space Onyx Street.
8pm-Late: Live Music with The Wise Guys at the Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8:30pm-9pm: Fireworks Spectacular.
8:30pm-Late: Live Music Bowling Club.

Sunday 31st March 2013
8am-1pm: Street Stalls and Buskers, Local Markets.
9am-10:30am: Miners Final Challenge.
10am-12pm: Street Races.
12pm-1pm: Float Parade.
1pm: Float Winners Announced.
1pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the Lions Park.
2pm: Buskers at the Lions Park.

Friday 18th March 2014
5pm-10pm: Rodeo.
4pm-7pm: Ridge Factor Talent Quest and Clown at the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8pm till Stream Liners (Bowling Club).

Saturday 30th March 2013
8am: Town Crier.
9am-10am: Big Dig (over 16 years).
10am: Street Races.
11am-12pm: Little Dig (8-16 years).
12:30pm-2:30pm: Miners Challenge Heats, Street Stalls and Entertainment (including Buskers).
1pm-6:30pm: Horse Racing.
6pm-Late: Busk Off (Outback Resort & Caravan Park).
6:30pm: Anne College Crazy for Colours Art Exhibition at the Art Space Onyx Street.
8pm-Late: Live Music with The Wise Guys at the Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8:30pm-9pm: Fireworks Spectacular.
8:30pm-Late: Live Music Bowling Club.

Sunday 31st March 2013
8am-1pm: Street Stalls and Buskers, Local Markets.
9am-10:30am: Miners Final Challenge.
10am-12pm: Street Races.
12pm-1pm: Float Parade.
1pm: Float Winners Announced.
1pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the Lions Park.
2pm: Buskers at the Lions Park.

Friday 18th March 2014
5pm-10pm: Rodeo.
4pm-7pm: Ridge Factor Talent Quest and Clown at the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8pm till Stream Liners (Bowling Club).

Saturday 30th March 2013
8am: Town Crier.
9am-10am: Big Dig (over 16 years).
10am: Street Races.
11am-12pm: Little Dig (8-16 years).
12:30pm-2:30pm: Miners Challenge Heats, Street Stalls and Entertainment (including Buskers).
1pm-6:30pm: Horse Racing.
6pm-Late: Busk Off (Outback Resort & Caravan Park).
6:30pm: Anne College Crazy for Colours Art Exhibition at the Art Space Onyx Street.
8pm-Late: Live Music with The Wise Guys at the Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8:30pm-9pm: Fireworks Spectacular.
8:30pm-Late: Live Music Bowling Club.

Sunday 31st March 2013
8am-1pm: Street Stalls and Buskers, Local Markets.
9am-10:30am: Miners Final Challenge.
10am-12pm: Street Races.
12pm-1pm: Float Parade.
1pm: Float Winners Announced.
1pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the Lions Park.
2pm: Buskers at the Lions Park.

Friday 18th March 2014
5pm-10pm: Rodeo.
4pm-7pm: Ridge Factor Talent Quest and Clown at the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8pm till Stream Liners (Bowling Club).

Saturday 30th March 2013
8am: Town Crier.
9am-10am: Big Dig (over 16 years).
10am: Street Races.
11am-12pm: Little Dig (8-16 years).
12:30pm-2:30pm: Miners Challenge Heats, Street Stalls and Entertainment (including Buskers).
1pm-6:30pm: Horse Racing.
6pm-Late: Busk Off (Outback Resort & Caravan Park).
6:30pm: Anne College Crazy for Colours Art Exhibition at the Art Space Onyx Street.
8pm-Late: Live Music with The Wise Guys at the Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8:30pm-9pm: Fireworks Spectacular.
8:30pm-Late: Live Music Bowling Club.

Sunday 31st March 2013
8am-1pm: Street Stalls and Buskers, Local Markets.
9am-10:30am: Miners Final Challenge.
10am-12pm: Street Races.
12pm-1pm: Float Parade.
1pm: Float Winners Announced.
1pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the Lions Park.
2pm: Buskers at the Lions Park.

Friday 18th March 2014
5pm-10pm: Rodeo.
4pm-7pm: Ridge Factor Talent Quest and Clown at the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8pm till Stream Liners (Bowling Club).

Saturday 30th March 2013
8am: Town Crier.
9am-10am: Big Dig (over 16 years).
10am: Street Races.
11am-12pm: Little Dig (8-16 years).
12:30pm-2:30pm: Miners Challenge Heats, Street Stalls and Entertainment (including Buskers).
1pm-6:30pm: Horse Racing.
6pm-Late: Busk Off (Outback Resort & Caravan Park).
6:30pm: Anne College Crazy for Colours Art Exhibition at the Art Space Onyx Street.
8pm-Late: Live Music with The Wise Guys at the Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8:30pm-9pm: Fireworks Spectacular.
8:30pm-Late: Live Music Bowling Club.

Sunday 31st March 2013
8am-1pm: Street Stalls and Buskers, Local Markets.
9am-10:30am: Miners Final Challenge.
10am-12pm: Street Races.
12pm-1pm: Float Parade.
1pm: Float Winners Announced.
1pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the Lions Park.
2pm: Buskers at the Lions Park.

Friday 18th March 2014
5pm-10pm: Rodeo.
4pm-7pm: Ridge Factor Talent Quest and Clown at the Lightning Ridge Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8pm till Stream Liners (Bowling Club).

Saturday 30th March 2013
8am: Town Crier.
9am-10am: Big Dig (over 16 years).
10am: Street Races.
11am-12pm: Little Dig (8-16 years).
12:30pm-2:30pm: Miners Challenge Heats, Street Stalls and Entertainment (including Buskers).
1pm-6:30pm: Horse Racing.
6pm-Late: Busk Off (Outback Resort & Caravan Park).
6:30pm: Anne College Crazy for Colours Art Exhibition at the Art Space Onyx Street.
8pm-Late: Live Music with The Wise Guys at the Outback Resort & Caravan Park.
8:30pm-9pm: Fireworks Spectacular.
8:30pm-Late: Live Music Bowling Club.

Sunday 31st March 2013
8am-1pm: Street Stalls and Buskers, Local Markets.
9am-10:30am: Miners Final Challenge.
10am-12pm: Street Races.
12pm-1pm: Float Parade.
1pm: Float Winners Announced.
1pm: Easter Egg Hunt in the Lions Park.
2pm: Buskers at the Lions Park.

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All about the 'Ridge'

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