Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive
24th March 2018 to 2nd September 2018
Evolution: Torres Strait Masks
The Evolution: Torres Strait Masks exhibition takes visitors on a journey from time immemorial when masks were used in ceremonial rituals involving art, theatre and dance and shows how these historic artefacts have inspired new works that are constantly developing and changing. Developed by the Gab Titui Cultural Centre on Waiben (Thursday Island) this exhibition celebrates the rich and continuing tradition of mask making in Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait) and explores the longstanding importance of ceremonial masks in Torres Strait culture, and how they influence contemporary art forms. The 12 striking masks are created by contemporary Torres Strait artists – Andrew Passi, Eddie Nona, Vincent Babia, Kapua Gutchen Senior, Yessie Mosby, Alick Tipoti, Milton Savage and Seriat Young. A travelling exhibition from the National Museum of Australia.
27th May 2018 to 23rd September 2018
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 barbeue lunch. Market occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month between May and September.
13th January 2018 to 8th December 2018
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 Market held on the second Saturday of the month
13th May 2018 to 9th September 2018
Soak up the relaxing casual atmosphere, enjoy the music, indulge in a coffee, hot food and seaside views. Browse over 30 stalls and find something for everyone. Entertain the kids, stroll the beach, lunch in Lucinda and take in the seaside views. Markets are held on the second Sunday of the month between May and September.
15th April 2018 to 17th February 2019
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. Markets are held on the third Sunday of every month from April to December
31st August 2018 to 2nd September 2018
The Townsville Expo (incorporating the Townsville Caravan, 4x4 and Outdoor Adventure Expo) returns to Reid Park Townsville for three massive days! This event features a major showcase of camper trailers, caravans, motorhomes and all things 4x4. The Townsville Expo will also be home to a major showcase of all things boating and fishing, from jet skis and tinnies to offshore boating. The expo will also incorporate a wider range of products and services for your homes and outdoor lifestyle. From pools and spas to tanks, sheds, tools and more, you will find it all at the Townsville Expo; the biggest leisure and lifestyle event ever staged in Townsville.
1st September 2018
XTERRA represents a bold new racing format that attracts outdoor enthusiasts, adventure seekers, mountain bikers and triathletes. The race consists of an open water swim, a mountain bike race, and a trail run. This premier event will be held at Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park, once a quarantine station in the early 1900s and a strategic defence location in World War II. The park offers a fantastic trail network for mountain biking and trail running, all whilst taking in the great views onto Magnetic Island and the Townsville mainland.
1st September 2018
Ingham Gold Cup
Since 1879 the annual Ingham Gold Cup provides exciting horse racing, excellent fashion, live music and a great social day. Stay on after the race and party till late with a live band and DJ. This is an 18 plus event.
2nd September 2018
Cape Pallarenda Trail Run 2018
Their signature event in the Outer Limits Trail Run Series. So close to home and taking in some of the best trails in Townsville with stunning views onto Magnetic Island. The event offers a distance for everyone, a 5 kilometre course for the kids or first timers, 12 kilometres for the runners who are craving more, 21 kilometres- the half marathon distance and of course, Townsville's only full trail marathon, 42 kilometre. Join them for a great day out on the trails.
6th September 2018
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
This made-in-Australia globetrotting show is truly quite legendary, selling out in places like Sydney Opera House, Raffles Singapore and London’s West End. In this, its 20th birthday year, it comes to Burdekin Theatre – but be warned: it’ll sell out here too, so early booking is essential! Basil, Sybil and Manuel serve a three-course meal along with plenty of laughs and audience participation in this five-star immersive show – a show that’s never the same twice, because it’s 70 per cent improvised. It’s great for comedy fans, theatre fans, or anyone who just fancies going out for an unforgettable meal and a good time. This true blend of ingenious comedy and unique theatrical script is a multi-sensory treat where chaos reigns right from the start.
8th September 2018
Ingham Sugar City Rodeo
A full-points ABCRA affiliated rodeo, Ingham Sugar City Rodeo is action-packed family fun for competitors and spectators alike. Bulls, Broncs, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Rope and Tie, Break-Away Roping, Steer Undecorating, Barrel Racing – just to name a few events – will keep spectators engaged and enthralled. Licenced bar and hot food is available for purchase.
12th September 2018 to 13th September 2018
Dancenorth's Dust Showing - Townsville
Dust is a new collaboration created by Dancenorth’s Artistic Director Kyle Page and Associate Artistic Director Amber Haines, featuring live violin by Canada’s Jessica Moss (Thee Silver Mt Zion and Godspeed You Black Emperor) and an architecturally designed set by award winning Liminal Studio. Dust is as an investigation into the architecture of passive personal, social, cultural and political inheritance. Experience that magic that is Dust at the Dancenorth Theatre.
15th September 2018 to 16th September 2018
Millchester Festival of Dirt
Come and check out the first ever round of the NQ Super Series Offroad Championships to be held in Charters Towers! Offroad racing is from 9am to 4pm Saturday. Sunday has more Offroad racing from 8am till 12pm followed by presentations and CT 4x4 Club Come and Try where you can take your vehicle on the 4x4 tracks!
20th September 2018
PechaKucha Night Townsville IYOR Special
PechaKucha Night Townsville's IYOR (International Year of the Reef) special! Volume 19. Listen to the inspiring Reef line-up, organised with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
22nd September 2018
The Great Island Trek
An awesome adventure with spectacular scenery. Trek, walk or run across Magnetic Island and see secluded bays, spot koalas in the wild, keep at eye out for sea turtles and discover the hidden gem that is Magnetic Island.