Kids Events

Free kids events and workshops are a huge drawcard for families on an Outback holiday. Turn your visit to Outback Festival into a fantastic 14 Day School Holiday Family Campervan Holiday from Brisbane. A full program of kids events and workshops will be released in early 2021. Activities may include art, photography, singing, songwriting, craft and much more.

Little Swaggies Event

This event involves a series of fun events linked to the story of Waltzing Matilda.  Events include the Swaggie’s hat toss, the Tucker Bag relay, the Billy Can dash, and Dodge the Jolly Jumbucks.

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Under 8’s Teddy Bear Picnic

Children are asked to bring their favourite teddy to join in a range of activities to include, games, music and face-painting.  They’ll also receive a visit from the Tambo Teddies and other favourite characters.

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Children’s Wobble Board Painting Competition

Children are to bring their own brushes and containers to paint their favourite painting on the Wobble Board.  A Wobble Board is a piece of fibreboard used as a musical instrument, so maybe you can play some music later!  Wobble Boards and paints supplied.

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Bushman’s Egg Throwing Event

Test your skills in handling this very fragile item!  Work in pairs with a thrower and catcher.  The aim of the game is to try to throw and catch eggs without breaking the shell.

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Children’s Wool Bale Rolling Competition

Children will roll a small bale of wool down the main street of Winton!

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Swag Tossing Event

Take the challenge and toss Matilda’s Swag into the ring. Swag will be supplied.

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Children’s Whip Cracking Workshops

Children will be coached by an Australian whip-cracking champion in the skills of whip-cracking.  Learn how to crack the whip!

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Meggsie Cart Races

You will need one pusher and one passenger to test your skills in racing your Meggsie Cart on a set course for your chance to win a Festival medallion.  Meggsie Carts are supplied.

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