What’s on in July

From markets re-opening to carbaret shows, new guided walks and V8 Race Experiences there's a lot happening - find out what's on in July.
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

After a few months locked down with restrictions a month full of events is sure to bring a smile to your face.  As restrictions ease in Queensland markets are back, theatre shows and even V8 Race Experiences!  Checkout this list of what’s on in July!

Showtime at Casa Mia

Casa Mia Cafe Restaurant

On July 11, get ready for a cabaret like no other.  In an intimate setting just a few feet from the Casa Mia stage hear from the talented Adam Douglas Bartlett with a high-energy, fun show with jazz, live cabaret and burlesque! 

The $35 entry to Showtime includes a free drink and complimentary finger food.  Doors open at 6pm and the first show starts at 7pm.

Roll Racing Brisbane

Cars participating at Roll Racing

Take to the track on Saturday July 11 from 6pm-10pm with street style racing.  Roll Racing is all about having fun with your car and your mates in a controlled environment.

Guided bush walk at Ivory’s Rock

Guided bush walks at Ivory's Rock

For the first time walking trails around Ivory’s Rock itself are opening to the general public, with campers, caravanners and day trippers able to explore the private property and take in spectacular views!

In association with Horizon Guides explore the natural wonders of Ivory’s Rock peak with an experienced trail guide.

The first walk is being held on Saturday July  18.  To get involved book your ticket online and meet at reception by 8.30am.
The tour is about 8.8km long and takes about 4 hours.  Your guide will take you up to the saddle for BYO morning tea or an early lunch at the lookout and you then return along fire trails.

A moderate level of fitness is required and it is not recommended for children under 10.

The tip is wear good walking shoes, bring a water bottle, hat, sunscreen, snacks food/light lunch. A bush cuppa will be provided.

The cost is $75 per adult, $65 per child (10-15 years), to book your spot phone (07) 3077 9668 or email [email protected] (prepayment required to confirm booking).


Moto Ride Day

Queensland Raceway is planning on hosting its first moto ride day for a few months on Sunday July 19.  The day is aimed at providing a fun on track experience for all riders, from first timers to seasoned track day junkies! 

Friday Night Drift

Drifting at Powercruse

Test a new setup or just see how your car performs with Friday Night Drift practice at Queensland Raceway on July 24! 

V8 Race Experience

V8 Race Experience QLD Raceway Ipswich

If you’ve been waiting to get behind the wheel of a V8 – now’s your chance as the V8 Race Experience returns to Queensland Raceway this month.  The first day since restrictions will be July 25.  Get your motor racing with this high-octane experience.

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Enjoy a guided tour of Nerima Gardens before arriving at the tea house to view a traditional Japanese Tea ceremony.  You also have the opportunity to participate and light refreshments are served afterwards.  The next tour will be held on July 25 at 9.30am-11.30am.

Ipswich Ghost Tour

Ghost Tour at the Ipswich Cemetery

The next Ghosts of Ipswich Past tour will be held on July 25.  Grab your torches because the tour is heading to the Goodna Cemetery where Jack Sim will help you to explore the stories from ghosts past.

Virtual Park2Park


The Ipswich Hospital Foundation is holding a virtual Park2Park on July 25-26.  Presented by the University of Southern Queensland the event can be completed by participants at any time over the weekend and you can choose your own distance and park to run.  Options include half marathon, 10 kilometre, 5 kilometre and 2.5 kilometres.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his bestie Milly the Wombat, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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