Saturday 5th August

Bell & Moir Toyota Rodeo Arena Ball

Let’s dance, in fact let’s get boot scootin!

It’s the night of nights, under the stars in the red dirt of Buchanan Park’s Rodeo Arena and this year it’s all about your dance floor moves.

Bring your best outback glamour, throw on some sparkles and let’s get your best boot’s movin’ !!

$200 per person

Includes a three-course meal, a four hour premium drink package that includes beer, wine and soft drink.

Live entertainment to get you on your feet and a charity auction to raise money for Cancer House Mount Isa

Dress code: Outback glamour with a hint of sparkle

Tuesday 8th August

2023 Isa Rodeo Hall of Fame BBQ Dinner

Join us for a night under the stars as we celebrate Rodeo and Rotary at the Induction of the Legends into the Isa Rodeo Hall of Fame.

In the open air of Buchanan Park's Forecourt, you'll hear from the Legends themselves, along with a panel of champion cowboys and cowgirls, be entertained by local band Bulldust and enjoy the best BBQ buffet in the northwest.

Tuesday 8th August - 6pm

$65 pp and drinks can be purchased at the Bar.

Dress – Western wear

Thursday 10th August


The rodeo action kicks off in the main arena from 8:30 through to lunchtime.

Please note this is a free session open to all of community to enjoy.

Thursday 10th August

2023 Mount Isa Mines Indigenous Rodeo Championships featuring Jessica Mauboy

The second year of the Mount Isa Indigenous Rodeo Championships will see more records set, and indigenous riders celebrated, before Jessica Mauboy takes to the stage, with DJ Deadly Jacob hosting.

Features a Welcome to Country and cultural performance by the Sundowners Kalkutungu Dancers and the spectacular Komet Torres Strait Islander Arts and Culture Dance Group.

Don’t miss Dancing Dexter in the Red Dirt Arena, the crowd-pleasing Bull Fighter from last year’s Mount Isa Mines Indigenous Rodeo Championships!


6:00PM - 9:00PM

Bell and Moir Toyota Kalkadoon Bar and Grill

Better pack your taste buds because rodeo just got some VERY tasty news.  Perched above, and on the chute side of the famous Buchanan Park Rodeo Arena, this all-new dining experience is for 80 guests only.

Two evening dinners will be staged, on Friday and Saturday evenings, with diners practically on top of all the rodeo action!

What could be better? The two-course menu will be prepared by famed chef, Jason Peppler from Brisbane, a champion of country produce and a master of meats PLUS, it’s hosted by Channel Seven’s Kimberley Busteed who will welcome a swag of special guests.

There’s also a three-hour drink package of beer, wine and soft drinks and a Mount Isa Mines Gift Bag on arrival.


Grilled Chicken with Waldorf Salad

Main Course

MR Grilled Stockyard Beef, Crushed Beef Fat Potatoes, Broccolini,

Semi Dried Tomato, Horseradish Cream and red wine sauce

Gem Lettuce Salad, Ranch Dressing, Toasted Almonds

Friday 11th to 13th August

2023 Mount Isa Mines Rodeo

  • Returning champions and contenders go ride for ride in the Southern Hemisphere’s largest rodeo and the third largest rodeo in the world.
  • Celebrate 100 Years of Mount Isa City at a special ‘birthday party’ as part of the Opening Ceremony on Friday 10th August (yes, there’s a birthday cake!)
  • The Shank Brothers return with their infamous Hot Chilli Wing Challenge, you’ll be able to register for one of their HEATS!
  • NEW – Bell and Moir Toyota Kalkadoon Bar & Grill for lunch and dinner – a new dining offering which includes a two course menu prepared by Chef Jason Peppler, beer and wine and outstanding views of the rodeo arena hosted by Channel Seven’s Kimberley Busteed and a bunch of good friends. Bookings essential.
  • An incredible 5m high inflatable boot as part of our Kids Zone – perfect for rodeo selfies!

Friday 11th August

Rodeo Rock Concert

Friday night’s Rodeo Rock concert sees the party start with party makers Furnace and the Fundamentals, followed by O’Shea and then Aussie rock legends The Screaming Jets take to the stage.

Saturday 12th August

Saturday Rodeo Rock Concert

Saturday night rodeo favourite Luke Geiger opens the nights entertainment before The Angels (this legendary band has a long history with Mount Isa) take to the mic.

Sunday 13th August

Rodeo Action Day Four

The final day of rodeo action and the morning session wont disappoint!

Theres two sessions of action packed rodeo, with presentations and the Art Union Prize draw.

Theres plenty of live entertainment to keep you pumped all the way till close.