Boy & Bear will be playing at the annual Oxford Street Party.
Boy & Bear will be playing at the annual Oxford Street Party. Contributed

Christmas in Capricorn

DON'T spend the Christmas holidays at home in front of the TV this year. Festival season has started so get your party started in Capricorn.

Rudebox Summer Beach Festival

Boxing Day is no excuse to stay in bed, get yourself to Yeppoon for the first ever Rudebox Summer Beach Festival. Held at Yeppoon Main Beach from midday to 10pm, this major new event will ensure you keep the Christmas spirit alive and dancing.

Featuring major electronic artists The Aston Shuffle, Bag Raiders, Miami Horror and many more national and local acts for less than $80, the event even includes free transfers to and from Rockhampton's Heritage Hotel, host of the official after party. 

Oxford Street Party

The annual Oxford Street Party is bigger than ever, headlined by indie folk-rock band and Triple J favourites Boy & Bear, Sydney-based electro lunatics Bluejuice and chart-topping Aussie hip hop artist Drapht will take the stage on December 30, alongside street party favourites the Stafford Brothers and a contingent of local artists.

Open to 16's and over, the event will take place under a HUGE tent in Victoria Park to ensure an all-weather success! 

Goody's Earthmoving New Year's Show Down

The Great Western Hotel will be the battleground for Australia's top bullriders, competing for thousands in prizes at the Goody's Earthmoving New Year's Show Down.

Held over two days on 30 and 31 December, the event features barrel races, poddy, steer, junior and rookie bulls and culminating in open bullride. This is an action packed event with two nights you will never forget. From 4pm each night. 

For all event information go to Capricorn Events.

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