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.
5 Jul to 2 Aug 2014 Free Entry
A garden is a celebration of nature's beauty. With Glory - The Full Manifestation, Bowen artist Pam Finlay aims to revisit the garden and its flora, captured from a microscopic perspective.
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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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23 Jul 2014
2 One Another by Sydney Dance Company weaves a vivid, exultant and sensual study of human interaction - charting the myriad actions and reactions, gestures and relationships, connections and disconnections that make up a life.
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25 Jul 2014
In the highly popular series where Dancenorth creators chat directly to the audience about how the works are created, here is an opportunity to find out how Threefold: Webber/Hill/Huang Yi was created by its three creators: Gavin Webber (former artistic director at Dancenorth), Raewyn Hill (current artistic director of Dancenorth) and Huang Yi, the highly acclaimed Taiwanese choreographer.
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25 Jul 2014
The 6th biennial Queensland Heritage Rally will be held in North Queensland for the first time at the Ayr showgrounds.
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31 Jul 2014
Fine food, fine music and a lyrical tropical setting - it's no wonder that Chefs in the North has become one of the most sought after events of the year.
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1 to 9 Aug 2014
The Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) in Townsville has new additions to the festival experience this year, including online audience voting for pieces, a Concert Crawl via several venues for an entertaining evening and an exciting, world-first island concert event.
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2 to 3 Aug 2014
The Australian Italian Festival provides an opportunity to engage in the unique Italian Heritage that abounds in the Ingham Region.
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2 to 3 Aug 2014
The McDonald's Townsville Running Festival includes a Marathon (42.2 kilometres) Half Marathon (21.1 kilometres), 10 kilometre Classic, 5 kilometre Run/Walk Junior race and Hero Run.
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