The countdown is on

Get back to Blackall with an action-packed program at the Blackall Heartland Festival. The 3-day festival offers something for all ages with activities, workshops and tours on offer.


Whip Cracking by Nathan Griggs

Australias number 1 whip cracking entertainer and five time whip cracking Guinness world record holder! When it comes to whips you will not find a more inspiring and passionate man.  Nathan is a new breed of Australian whip cracker, and will be taking Blackall by storm.


Legends & Locals Street Party feat. Sara Storer

Join us for the official opening of Blackall Heartland Festival with loads of live entertainment on the main street, featuring Sara Storer, Nathan Griggs and local legends.


Jackie Howe Blades and Blisters Challenge

The Heartland Festival’s iconic event. The Challenge is based on the skills of the late Jackie Howe, who achieved his blade shearing record in Blackall in 1892. Get your team of 4 together and enjoy some old fashioned bush fun. Pre-registration preferred but you can register on the day


Beef Producers Caulfield Cup

Don your finery and head to the Blackall Race Track for a full day of entertainment including a 6 race program, ‘Fashions of the Fields’, live music and dancing until late.


Annual Ewe Beaut Sheep Races

Have a flutter on a sheep race with the Annual Ewe Beaut races with iconic Blackall Woolscour as the backdrop. Who will win the final face?