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Opal Festival 2022 – Information & Registration

Winton Opal Festival’s 2022 8th and 9th of July

QBOA are holding our annual Opal Festival in Winton, the second week of July on Friday the 8th and Trade show on the 9th.  The Winton Opal Festival and  Trade Show is the first on the circuit of Australia’s eastern states trade shows, held in opal producing areas.

The Winton Opal Festival is held along Elderslie Street, between Werna and Oondooroo Streets. The main street is closed to traffic on Saturday the 9th during the daytime, and you will find traders selling rough and cut stones, as well as jewellery pieces, and allied souvenir items. You will always find some surprises!

Trading is open to the public.

The Boulder Opal “Queen of Gems” International Jewellery Design Awards are part of the Opal Festival,  held each year and judged just before the Opal Trade Show. Entries are available for viewing by the public on the second day of the festival, at the outstanding Waltzing Matilda Centre.

For trading at the Winton Opal Festival, please download and fill in the registration form and email to qboa@bigpond.com , or post to QBOA Inc., PO Box 334, WINTON QLD 4735 , or see the QBOA representative at registration on Thursday afternoon, prior to the event.