Tourism and events Queensland

Presenting Partner

Rockhampton River Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.

Arts Queensland

Presenting Partner

Unite, Play and Perform Workshops, Before I Die Installation and Artist Collective Zone is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Gladstone Ports Corporation

Sponsor - Bubble Canteen & Roaming Art Performers

Gladstone Ports Corporation is a multi-commodity port managing and operating four port precincts, the Port of Gladstone, Port of Rockhampton, Port of Bundaberg and the Port of Maryborough.

Commemorating 110 years of operations, GPC remains committed to facilitating and delivering sustainable trade in an effective, efficient and environmentally responsible manner.

We’re firmly focused on creating growth and prosperity for all, and strongly value the communities in which we operate.

Mr Real Estate Rockhampton

Sponsor - Fireworks

The team at Mr Real Estate Rockhampton are all things real estate all the time. Our focus is on you and your needs, our passion is to help you achieve your goals. What was once a small start-up has grown into a highly energetic, quality service based agency which rivals leading agencies.

Fitzroy Partnership for River health

Sponsor - River Spirit  

Fitzroy Partnership for River Health was formed in 2012 and includes organisations from government, industry, research and community who all have an interest in the health of waterways across the Fitzroy Basin. Partners share a common goal to provide a more complete picture of river health.

They achieve this by providing funding, resources and water monitoring data, used by us to complete annual report cards that are accessible to everyone.

McDonalds CQ

Sponsor - Neon Garden Installation

For more than 40 years, McDonald’s has partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities, providing funds to help them support over 30,000 families each year through vital accommodation programs such as Ronald McDonald Houses, Family Rooms, Family Retreats.

Together with our customers, we have raised more than $61 million through McHappy Day. Every time a customer purchases a bottle of water, we donate 10 cents directly to Ronald McDonald House Charities, raising more than $10 million to date.

Learn more about how Ronald McDonald House Charities supports seriously ill and injured children, across the country.

Frenchville Sports Club

Sponsor - Volunteers

Frenchville Sports Club, CQ’s beating heart of sports and entertainment for over 75 years! Nestled in North Rockhampton, Frenchville Sports Club caters to all ages, providing an exceptional experience for everyone.

Gather with friends at the Arena Bar or indulge in mouthwatering dishes at Flames Bistro. The Club is also home to 9 sports including football, basketball, netball, hockey, and more.

Immerse yourself in the Club’s friendly community vibes, live events, and unparalleled service. Pop in and visit the team at Frenchville Sports Club to relish the ultimate blend of leisure and fun!

Stanwell Power Station

Sponsor - Arts on the Fringe

Stanwell is Queensland’s leading provider of electricity and energy solutions to the National Electricity Market, and large energy users along the eastern seaboard of Australia.

With four decades of energy generation experience, they are working with the community to transition to clean energy.

Stanwell is advancing renewable energy projects across Queensland while ensuring consistent baseload power, aligning with Queensland's goal of 80% renewable energy by 2035.

Mr Fireworks International

In Kind Supporter - Fireworks

With 60 years experience across four generations, Mr Fireworks International specialise in quality fireworks spectaculars for every occasion

K & S Timber

In Kind Supporter - Before I Die

Locally owned and operated since 1987, K & S Timber are your largest Stockist of Hardwood Structural Timber, Plywood, Fibro, Fencing, Landscape. Find them on the cnr Derby and Quay Streets, Rockhampton.


We are incredibly grateful to our 2024 Sponsors for their generous support of the 2024 Rockhampton River Festival. If you are wanting to support an event in the future please contact the Advance Rockhampton Team at Events@rrc.qld.gov.au