Mackay Scottish Bluewater Fling
25 July @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm AESTFree
The Mackay Scottish Bluewater Fling is a free outdoor community event celebrating Mackay’s Scottish heritage. Visiting pipe bands join the Mackay & District Pipe Band for an afternoon of music, song and dance. Pipers, drummers, highland dancers and the Celtic Folk band Hullabaloo come together performing on the River Stage at the Bluewater Quay situated on the banks of the beautiful blue Pioneer River in the heart of Mackay’s CBD. The event starts with a massed bands and Clansmen march across the Forgan Bridge at 3pm finishing at the Bluewater Quay. The event at the Quay runs until dusk when performers move to one of the Clubs for the Afterparty Ceilidh. The music continues into the evening; more pipes and drums, music, singing and Scottish Country dancing.