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Townsville North Queensland - Alive in 2020

In 2020 Townsville North Queensland is alive with a vibrant events calendar you won’t want to miss. Come for an event and stay for an experience, as you discover fascinating places that will create holiday memories to last a lifetime.

Events

4th August 2018 to 5th December 2020

Mercer Lane Markets

Set against the stunning backdrop of Mercer Lane Mosaics, this market brings to life Hinchinbrook's finest hand made local art, craft, produce and garden plants. Located beside Westpac Bank Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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15th March 2020 to 13th March 2022

Cotters Market Townsville

Townsville's most iconic farmers market for over 35 years! From fresh herbs to hand made goods, Cotters Market is your one-stop to taste and experience the real Townsville! Every Sunday morning, in the heart of Townsville's Central Business District, enjoy live music, fresh foods and exotic goods. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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2nd February 2020 to 6th December 2020

QCWA Sunday Markets

The QCWA markets promises to be a feast for your senses. Indulge yourself and experience Charters Towers' local hospitality and listen and chat with the stallholders who love nothing better than to share their local knowledge and experiences. With their vibrant colours, locally grown and freshly picked produce is a delight to the eyes, and those freshly harvested fruits and veggies smell wonderful, good enough to eat straightaway. Charters Towers boasts some of the best cooks in the country there are baked goodies, bottled jams and all kinds of condiments for all occasions. Your taste buds will thank you. Craftsmen and craftswomen create a feast for your eyes by proudly spreading their wares, ranging from leather work, handmade jewellery, knitting, crocheting and machine made garment, card making, potted plants and knick knacks that will bring a smile to your face. These indoor markets are a delight whatever the weather may bring. So rain or shine the hall provides a very comfortable venue for everyone to feel at home. Come along and treat your senses to an array of delights. The funds raised are utilised by the local QCWA branch to help individuals and families identified as needing assistance. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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14th December 2019 to 12th December 2020

Conroy Hall Markets

A fantastic all weather market with a great selection of antiques, bric-a-brac, books, home made treats, local craft and clothing. Fantastic cooked breakfast available between 7.30am and 9.30am Market held on the second Saturday of the month between February and December Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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19th January 2020 to 15th November 2020

QCWA Sunday Markets Charters Towers

The QCWA markets promises to be a feast for your senses. Indulge yourself and experience Charters Towers' local hospitality and listen and chat with the stallholders who love nothing better than to share their local knowledge and experiences. With their vibrant colours, locally grown and freshly picked produce is a delight to the eyes, and those freshly harvested fruits and veggies smell wonderful, good enough to eat straightaway. Charters Towers boasts some of the best cooks in the country there are baked goodies, bottled jams and all kinds of condiments for all occasions. Your taste buds will thank you. Craftsmen and craftswomen create a feast for your eyes by proudly spreading their wares, ranging from leather work, handmade jewellery, knitting, crocheting and machine made garment, card making, potted plants and knick knacks that will bring a smile to your face. These indoor markets are a delight whatever the weather may bring. So rain or shine the hall provides a very comfortable venue for everyone to feel at home. Come along and treat your senses to an array of delights. The funds raised are utilised by the local QCWA branch to help individuals and families identified as needing assistance. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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17th November 2019 to 20th December 2020

Raintree Markets

Under the shade of Ingham's iconic raintrees of Rotary Park, right in the heart of Ingham. This market offers a diversity of offerings from local craft, bric-a-brac, fresh produce, real coffee, tropical plants and tasty treats. Hosted on the 1st and 3rd Sunday in February and March followed by every 3rd Sunday of the month from April to December. All monies raised proudly supports Ingham Palliative Care. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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23rd February 2020 to 19th July 2020

Centenary Park Charity Markets

** Due to COVID-19 the Markets are currently cancelled ** On the fourth Sunday of each month, local producers gather at Centenary Park to sell fresh produce, home made crafts, jewellery, clothing and just about anything else you can think of. Stroll through the beautiful surrounds of Centenary Park and chat to a local, with over 50 stalls each month and the local Country Music Club providing live music. Each month the markets raise funds for a nominated charity.

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9th May 2020

Burdekin Craft Spectacular (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

A showcase of home cottage craft and other crafts from around the region. Great dining experience including their High Tea tasty treats. An event for the whole family. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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10th May 2020 to 13th September 2020

Lucinda Markets

The Lucinda markets are on every second Sunday from May to September. Win a meat tray or a bag of prawns. Soak up the relaxing casual atmosphere. Enjoy the music. Indulge in a coffee, hot food, seaside views. Entertain the children (playground); stroll the beach; lunch in Lucinda; browse over 20 stalls. Make sure you plan enough time to enjoy the Lucinda. Lucinda is a photographer's dream destination. The contrast of the rising or setting sun, golden beach, calm sea and backdrop of Hinchinbrook Island juxtaposed against the engineering marvel that is Lucinda jetty makes for a composition that even amateur photographers will delight in. With a plethora of vantage points to capture the an array of shots, the incredible opportunities for photography have been known to waylay plans for the day or even longer. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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24th May 2020 to 27th September 2020

Forrest Beach Market

Unwind and enjoy the relaxed beach setting. Market boasts a variety of local arts and craft, fresh produce, plants, bric-a-brac, raffles, kids activities and food vendors. Market occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month between May and September. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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18th June 2020 to 30th June 2020

Dam Fine Rally

Dam Fine Rally is a gathering of campervans, mobile homes and caravans from all around Australia that come together for social activities and markets. A program of activities is organised for five days and visitors are encouraged to enjoy other events and tourist attractions in the Region. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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29th August 2019 to 2nd September 2020

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

Bringing together the excitement of competitive sailing and community events, along with the ambience of Magnetic Island each August/September, SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week offers an experience to remember. With top notch racing, live bands and partying galore, the shore side program of this annual regatta is sure to leave you wanting more year after year. You don't need to be a competitive sailor to participate in this great event, there is something available for everyone whether it be jumping onboard the a racing yacht or partying after dark with the crews at one of the social functions. Due to current advice on public gatherings, please contact the host of this event to confirm it is proceeding as planned.

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12th September 2020

Rollingstone Pineapple Festival

The Rollingstone Pineapple Festival is an annual event held in Balgal Beach, North Queensland to celebrate Australia's real gold fields - the farms and communities who grow and sell the worlds best pineapples. The Pineapple Festival has an ever evolving format of markets, food, workshops and music throughout the day with kid's activities and plenty of games for people of all ages. It's a fun family day in support of local farmers and the local community. The Festival is a licensed event celebrating everything pineapples!

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