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Dont miss a bed, book ahead!

Organisers of the 2018 Miles Back to the Bush Festival are encouraging visitors to book ahead for the festival so they don’t miss out. Most of the festival activities will centre around the town with tours through the district. Miles has a good selection of motel accommodation, cabins, camping and caravan park. For more information,…

About Miles Back To The Bush Festival

The Miles Back to the Bush Festival is a non profit incorporated association organised by a band of generous volunteers representing the local community. The festival’s origins began in the 1950s with the Miles Wildflower Festival and has since be renamed, including the Miles Beef, Bells and Bottletree Festival. The Festival was incorporated and re-named…

Vintage Fly-in for Festival Spectacle

A host of vintage aircraft will fly in to join the Festivities in Miles next month, taking the vintage spectacle of it’s reinvented Festival to the skies.  The vintage fly-in is one of the exciting new aspects of the Miles Back to the Bush Festival, where entertainment has been taken to the next level to…

Repowered Tractors to ‘Pull’ in Festival Crowds

It’s the motorsport of the bush and its one-of-a-kind repowered tractors will draw a crowd as they rev it up at the Miles Back to the Bush Festival exhibition tractor pull.  Bull Pipe Australia and Kerwick’s Earthworks have teamed to present an afternoon of tractor pulling action at the Festival’s Main Event, Saturday 8 September.…

Festival Offers Backyard View to Bush Life

Local residents in the country town of Miles in Queensland, are calling their city cousins to get “back to the bush” this September, with a rare opportunity to experience country life. Local residents will literally welcome visitors for a backyard experience of life in the bush, opening their homes and yards for a unique peek…

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Miles Back to the Bush Festival
Can you guess what our awesome festival volunteer Ivan is painting?Big Hint: we boil small ones of these for a bush cuppaGiveaway: look in comments below and we’ll share a pictureThank you Ivan 🤩!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Miles Back to the Bush Festival
This kookaburra calling competition entrant had us in stitches at the last festival 🤣...the very lovely Neil of Forbes, NSW brought perhaps the most unique interpretation of a kookaburra call we’re ever heard in the history of this competition at the Miles Historical Village Museum ... and we loved it!!Come one, come all... and Neil hopefully you and the ‘constipated kookaburra’ will be back to join us again.P.S. Neil you were a great sport and your swaggie companion was a hoot too.Larrikin fun abounds at #backtothebushfestivalwww.backtothebushfestival.com.au ... See MoreSee Less
We LOVE this 🤩. Have a read 👇(P.S. there’s a very special reason why there will be more tea cosies in Miles during our festival than ever before...more about this coming soon 😊) ... See MoreSee Less