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.
6 to 9 Dec 2013
The 2013 Australian All School Championships and the School Knock Out Championships will be held in Townsville.
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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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7 Dec 2013
Come and watch these guys slide around the track to battle it out for Queensland champion at the Queensland Solo Titles (Speedway), with 250-350 sidecars as support class.
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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 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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