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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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24 to 26 Jan 2015 Free Entry
The Charters Towers Goldfield Ashes is the largest amateur cricket carnival in the southern hemisphere.
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28 to 29 Mar 2015
Adventurethon is a multisport outdoor activity incorporating paddling, mountain biking and trail running.
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24 Apr to 3 May 2015 Free Entry
The 10 Days in The Towers Festival brings the historic North Queensland town of Charters Towers to life in a very unique way.
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10 May 2015
2015 will mark the seventh anniversary for the dynamic youth festival held at Murray Sports Complex attracting thousand of locals and tourists to Townsville! GTM is Australia's only regional national touring music event and Townsville is one of six licensed all ages events on the tour and features a number of artists (including at least 10 international) who perform over 12 hours of music, across an outdoor double stage and the Moolin Rouge Big Top.
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