Blackbutt Showgrounds

10 Sep 2021 to 12 Sep 2021

Blackbutt has a great variety of country town stores including the Roy Emerson Museum, Nukku Nook, Blackbutt Art Gallery, Library, community bank cafes, general store, news agency, fuel supplies and a pub. A regional cellar door operates from Butt Art Gallery in the main street, right next door to the award winning Blackbutt Bakery. The Blackbutt Avocado festival is always a highlight to the South Burnett Region, but unfortunately this year due to Covid restrictions the festival has had to be cancelled.

How to get there from Brisbane:

Turn north off D’Aguilar Highway, onto Hart Street and continue as it becomes Bowman Road. Showground on right hand side less than 1km from centre of town. Entry via the main gate, have 2 way radios on, Brian or Peter will assist you with parking .
Cost :– $20 per night plus one off $6 rally fee. (paid to Treasurer)
Facilities : (all facilities will be shared due to the number of campers)
The Avocado Festival has been cancelled due to COVID restrictions, however the rally is able to go ahead. As we mentioned at the last rally we have 15 powered sites and 18 unpowered sites. Be prepared for a bush camp.
The 33 sites booked are now full and there is a waiting list. If at any time you can no longer attend and your name is in the attendance book ,please let Aileen and Vicki know asap.
POWER: Yes but only for 15 sites, bring long leads
WATER: Water accessible but not all will be direct connection
DUMP POINT : yes
PETS: Allowed under normal Club Rules (on leash)
Arrangements for the Weekend :-
Due to the cancellation of the Avocado Festival the program will be a SURPRISE. Just wait and see.
Things to do:  The Timber town is surrounded by native forests explore, listen for the call of the Bellbirds.

*Visit the Roy Emerson Museum,

*Jessie’s Well historical park precinct,

*Blackbutt Art Gallery,

*Janet Skinner Art Gallery renowned artist and children’s author.

*Information Centre

*Savour a famous Blackbutt bakery pie, and other goodies from the wood fired bake house.

*Bunya Nut Café,

*Hotel and stores in town

*For the energetic the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail bring your bikes, or you can walk or run.

*Markets at Yarraman on Saturday, 15 kms away.

*South Burnett Wine Trail including Clovely Estate, Moffatdale Ridge, and several well known ones.

*There is a a Golf Course and Bowls Club, nothing specific organised at this time.

Please contact the Club Secretary for further advice on email HERE