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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6 Dec 2013 to 23 Feb 2014 Free Entry
Blockbuster explores the origins of LEGO™, bringing together the history, design and impact LEGO™ has played upon popular culture.
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15 Dec 2013
Summer Sunday Session Race Day will be held at Cluden Park Racecourse. Enjoy the relaxed, casual atmosphere and wear your best beach wear for a day of sand, fun, sun and turf.
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31 Dec 2013
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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15 Mar 2014
North Queensland Ocean Paddle Series offers an opportunity for paddle enthusiasts to get a little competitive while exploring the wonders of North Queensland's oceanic waters.
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29 to 30 Mar 2014
Adventurethon is a multisport outdoor activity incorporating paddling, mountain biking and trail running.
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2 to 13 Apr 2014
Townsville's premier musical theatre company, North Queensland Opera and Music Theatre, proudly presents the Townsville première of the most successful musical of all time "The Phantom of the Opera", directed by Bill Munro, at the Townsville Civic Theatre.
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4 to 6 Apr 2014
RACQ Insurance North Queensland Games is a multi sport festival is to be held in Townsville. This event will feature over 45 sports for the beginner, master, child, elite and athletes with a disability.
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11 to 12 Apr 2014
The Burdekin Fashion Bash is a very unique event to be staged at the Memorial Hall, Home Hill. It offers entrants aged between 5-35 years the opportunity to showcase their model and fashion talents.
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3 May 2014
Before mechanical cane harvesters, there were gangs of canecutters. Sometimes referred to as the gentlemen of the flashing blade, they laboured in the hot canefields with skill and grit.
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4 May 2014
2014 will mark the sixth 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 five 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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