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.
18 Jul to 24 Aug 2014 Free Entry
Jo Lankester's major solo exhibition Cornerstone re-affirms her passion for creating large scale works inspired by the natural environment.
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18 Jul to 14 Sep 2014 Free Entry
Dr. Donna Foley's exhibition Limina explores the threshold of experience of new places over a decade of travel.
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13 to 23 Aug 2014
TCS proudly presents Spring Awakening at Riverway Arts Centre. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, poignancy and passion that you will never forget.
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23 Aug 2014
'Civil War' is an invitational title event where the best boxer in each division is selected from North Queensland (from Rockhampton North) and Southern Queenland to compete at the titles.
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23 Aug 2014
The voice of 'young Frank' in the Golden Globe award-winning mini-series 'Sinatra', master storyteller and vocalist, Tom Burlinson, stars in this swinging, joyous celebration of the music and career of the late, great Ol' Blue Eyes.
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24 Aug 2014
One city. Three match days. Six matches. 120 players. 540 minutes of action.
Welcome to the Townsville Football Cup - a unique A-League pre-season mini-tournament involving the current champions, Brisbane Roar, as well as Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC.
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28 Aug to 2 Sep 2014 Free Entry
Bringing together the excitement of competitive sailing and community events, along with the ambience of Magnetic Island each August, SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week offers an experience to remember.
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29 Aug 2014 Free Entry
Recreational Vehicle drivers - come and enjoy a free and fun event in Charters Towers. How would you like to get up close and personal with a roadtrain.
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30 Aug 2014
The Townsville Twin Cities Rock N Roll Club Presents the 4th Annual Rock n Rodz Nostalgia Festival! Step back in time with a full day of live Rock N Roll/Rockabilly Bands, classic cars and hot rods, fashion, dancing and all of the best things from the 50s and 60s.
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30 Aug 2014
The most romantic opera of all time, La bohème appeals to devotees and newcomers alike. Mimì's love affair with the poet Rodolfo begins on a snowy Christmas Eve in Paris on the cusp of 1914, a year that changes the world forever.
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