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Birdsville Races

Birdsville | April 10, 2022

The Birdsville Races is celebrating 140 years in September 2022. Dubbed as the Melbourne Cup of the Outback, crowds of 6,000 racegoers converge on Birdsville each year to enjoy two days of quality outback racing and entertainment. The second race meets in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival, the 13 race program features horses from all over Australia competing for the coveted TAB Birdsville Cup. Other entertainment includes the Fashions on the Field, Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe, entertainment at the Birdsville Hotel, Fun Run, Cocktail Party, a variety of food vendors, a giant auction and much more. Attracting visitors from all over the world, the Birdsville Races is an event you will be talking about for years to come. Curious about what could draw so many people to a tiny, outback town on the edge of the desert? Join them at the Birdsville Races to experience an Australian racing tradition.

Event Dates

September 02, 2022
September 03, 2022
September 04, 2022


Start: September 02, 2022 End: September 04, 2022


Birdsville Developmental Road
Birdsville, QLD, 4482