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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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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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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5 Sep to 5 Oct 2014
Magnetic Island bursts with 50 plus events and activities during the month-long Fantasea Cruising Magnetic, 2014Magnetic Island Bay Dayz Festival each September.
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6 Sep 2014 Free Entry
The Burdekin's abundant water supply is celebrated each year at this much-loved festival. It is one of the longest running festivals in Queensland, with the first festival being held on 6 September 1958.
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6 Sep 2014
StarLit Sensation, a European Cuisine Experience Under the Stars. The team at Sensation Festivals are at it again, this time with an elegant black tie gala dinner in Townsville's newest gem - Jezzine Barracks.
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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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13 Sep 2014 Free Entry
Come and celebrate the reopening of the popular Forts Walk. Stroll along the newly rebuilt stone pitched walking track, discover natural, cultural and WWII stories through the new signs and interpretive displays and explore the restored WWII fortifications.
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13 Sep 2014
Townsville's Over 40s' rock concert will be extended to a fully-fledged Festival this year, with live music events across the city slated for a number of dates and venues in the lead-up to the main event at Tony Ireland Stadium.
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14 Sep 2014
NQ Ocean Paddle Series offers five events of varying distances and paddle styles in the Townsville region to suit a range of different skills and fitness levels.
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25 Sep to 2 Oct 2014
After the huge success of the Americas Cup in 2013, Kitefoiling has taken off and the first word tour with five Gold Cup events around the globe have been announced by the IKA/ISAF.
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