Fairbairn Dam Open Day

Fairbairn Dam Open Day

Saturday 21 May 2022 | 9:00am-2:00pm 

2022 marks the 50th anniversary of Fairbairn Dam. To celebrate this milestone, Sunwater is hosting an Open Day out at the dam on Saturday 21 May. 

Fairbairn Dam Open Day will be a free, family-friendly day out at Fairbairn Dam, located 20 minutes from Emerald.   

Talk to our Sunwater team on the day to learn about the Nogoa Water Supply Scheme, the history of the dam, how the dam operates and what you can do to prepare for local weather events. 

The event will include:  

  • Live music and entertainment 
  • Food and drinks including a free community BBQ provided by Lions Club 
  • Activities for kids including face painting, a jumping castle and more 
  • Emergency service and community stalls and displays 
  • Market and retails stalls  

Please remember to bring cash on the day as EFTPOS facilities will not be available on the day.

For the ultimate sightseeing experience, hop on our open day bus for a guided tour of the Fairbairn Dam. Book your seat at the Sunwater stall on the day.   

Date: Saturday 21 May 2022 

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm 

Location: Fairbairn Dam, Fairbairn Dam Road, Gindie  

Cost: Free 


To register your interest in this event, please complete our online form.

Please note, as this is a COVID-safe event, if you are feeling unwell or have come in close contact with someone who has tested positive to COVID-19 we ask that you do not attend.