Townville is recognised as the event capital of the north so there is always something to see or do. Enjoy one of the frequent art exhibitions, concerts, expos, festivals, carnivals or sporting competitions.
Top events to keep an eye out for include Charters Towers’ Ten Days in the Towers Festival at the end of April, the Burdekin Growers Race Day in May, the Townsville 400 V8 Supercars in July, Ingham’s Australian Italian Festival in August, and the Magnetic Island Race Week at the end of August.
Here are some great ideas for events matching your search criteria. Change the options in the box to the right to refine your search.
12 Sep to 31 Oct 2014 Free Entry
Charters Towers turned 140 years old in 2012, and hosted a massive week long celebration in the community.
More on Heritage and Cultural Festival >
23 to 26 Oct 2014 Free Entry
The Carmichael Motors Mercedes-Benz Townsville Fashion Festival (CMMBTFF) brings to you "Inspirational Elements".
More on Mercedes-Benz Townsville Fashion Festival >
24 to 26 Oct 2014
The Team that brought you the Magnetic Island Treasure Quest have devised a new format for the Games to make it one to remember! This year you will participate in an Amazing Race style treasure hunt around the gorgeous Magnetic Island where you will find hidden checkpoints and participate in challenges with your team.
More on International Adventure Games >
24 to 28 Oct 2014
Hidden Valley is located northwest of Townsville on the western slope of the Paluma Range. It is riddled with stunning locations, scenic waterfalls, Lake Paluma, to untouched rainforests, to the spectacular Running River gorge.
More on Hidden Valley Photography Workshop >
25 to 26 Oct 2014
Four dancers and four musicians create more than a fairy tale, a beautiful and inspiring story of a woman's search to rebuild her family.
More on Collusion: Transient Beauty >
7 Nov 2014 Free Entry
Join them for their favourite show of the year - The Umbrella Members' Exhibition! This year artists are challenged to use the theme "Memory" as they see fit.
More on Exhibition Launch: Memory - Umbrella Members Exhibition >
8 Nov 2014 Free Entry
This great festival celebrates the end of the sugar cane crushing season in the Burdekin Shire. A week-long program of events culminates in a street parade and mardi gras at Home Hill.
More on Home Hill Harvest Festival >
13 Nov 2014
Hitchcock meets hilarious in a jolly good show!
The 39 Steps is a fast-paced, side-splitting comedy featuring over a hundred characters played by four actors.
More on The 39 Steps >
15 Nov 2014
Experience a once in a lifetime event as the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) prepare to deliver one huge night of the toughest sport on dirt.
More on Troy Dunn Invitational >
31 Dec 2014
40 of the Nation's most accomplished bull riders annually converge on the gold mining town of Charters Towers for the annual PBR in the Outback New Years Eve Touring Pro Series Event.
More on Charters Towers PBR Touring Pro Series >