Let us entertain you!
27th February 2020
Above: Photo credit: Andrew Rankin
From the roar of the V8s to sounds of the final siren, 2020 is jam-packed with events that will have you on the edge of your seat. Whether you’re into art, food, fast cars or busting a move, Townsville North Queensland will show you how to live it up! You won’t be sorry when you tick these action-filled events off your list.
Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road
Follow us down the Yellow Brick Road and experience the energetic, dazzlingly-original, bombastic musical masterpiece that is Elton John. Bring out the colourful glasses, wrap the feather boa around your neck and immerse yourself. You will feel the love tonight, with the performance the first major event to open Townsville North Queensland’s brand new stadium.
You've entered Cowboys country...the NRL kind that is!
The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys will kick off a fresh era at the brand new Queensland Country Bank Stadium in 2020 as they celebrate their 25th anniversary of playing in the NRL! With their season-opener against arch rivals Brisbane Broncos, the full schedule of games will have a time to suit you!
Supercars Watpac Townsville 400
Live life in the fast lane and experience the action-packed Townsville 400 Supercars. Excite your senses and embrace an unrivaled atmosphere to discover why in the sport of supercar racing every fraction of a second counts with these fine tuned machines.
Magnetic Island Race Week
Queensland’s ‘Season of Sailing’ culminates in this finale of first class sailing on the crystal clear waters of Cleveland Bay. Magnetic Island Race Week brings together the excitement of competitive sailing, with a shore-side program of live bands and partying galore in a week-long regatta. Don’t forget Dad on Father's Day and put those empty beer cans to good use when you compete in the annual Beer Can Regatta.
Professional Bull Riders (PBR)
Ride em’ cowboy! This is the final and deciding chapter of the PBR year-long race for National Titles. It’s a showdown like no other -22 riders all eager for glory as they strive to overcome the power of the most extreme bucking bulls. This is an eight second, head to head battle of power and agility.
Groovin the Moo
Groovin the Moo is a regional festival favourite; one that brings national and international artists for a moo-tivating musical lineup. Getting to Groovin is generally part of the fun; often involving road-trips with pals and a playlist designed to prep the vocal chords for epic sing-alongs.