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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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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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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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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26 Sep 2014 Free Entry
Join them for the launch of two new exhibitions, "An Australian Story: These are the hues of the land I love" is a solo exhibition by Holly Grech that spans across the Main and Access Spaces, is an abstract series that represents the Australian landscape bringing into focus contemporary photomedia practice derivative of, and inspired by, the romanticised prose of prominent colonial and early settlement poets and authors such as George Essex Evans, Henry Kendall, Dorothea MacKellar, Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson.
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26 to 27 Sep 2014 Free Entry
The Townsville Central Business District will be transformed into an outdoor gallery as buildings are covered with light, colour and moving images.
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28 Sep 2014
Townsville hosts the Happiest 5k on the Planet - The Swisse Colour Run this September! Participants of all ages and fitness levels start the five kilometre course in white and finish with a smile covered in colour.
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1 Oct 2014
Following a sold-out Brisbane season, Queensland Ballet's beautiful Cinderella is set to spread a little magic in regional Queensland.
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4 Oct 2014
It's lonely at the top. When King Henry V is manipulated by church advisors, taunted by French royalty and betrayed by English nobles, he has all the ammunition he needs to lash out and invade France.
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4 Oct 2014 Free Entry
Join your host Instagrammer @lovethywalrus for a sunrise Instameet at Castle Hill in Townsville. The meeting point will be in the car park at the top of Castle Hill at 5.
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4 Oct 2014 Free Entry
Join your host Instagrammer @lovethywalrus for a sunset Instameet at The Strand in Townsville. The meeting point will be at The Strand Rock Pool at 5.
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