Townsville North Queensland | Events

As the event capital of the north, Townsville North Queensland is never short of things to see and do. With frequent art exhibitions, concerts, expos, festivals, carnivals and sporting competitions, this region has some top events to pencil in to your calendar all year round.

Whether you prefer spectating or participating, water sports or motor sports, the Townsville North Queensland events calendar is over-flowing with options.

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Evolution: Torres Strait Masks

Townsville City, Townsville Area
From AU$4.40 - 38
24 March – 2 September 2018
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.

Exhibition - 'Iconic Queensland - 2018 Exhibition Tour of the Queensland Regional Art Awards

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
4 – 27 May 2018
Queensland is rich with iconic structures, people, locations, events and lifestyles that shape the State’s identity. Regional Queensland artists present the unique and iconic elements within their own regions in works that reflect the diverse Queensland communities.

The Townsville Fashion Festival

Townsville, Townsville Area
18 – 26 May 2018
This coming May, Townsville will become North Queensland's fashion capital, full of style, creativity and passion. The Townsville Fashion Festival presented by Escape Travel gives those who love to be styled, love to look great, enjoy being pampered, and find all things creative to be inspiring, a week of activities that will culminate in a Fashion and Creative show for all to adore.

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys versus Melbourne Storm

Kirwan, Townsville Area
25 May 2018
Witness the thrilling atmosphere of a North Queensland Toyota Cowboys home game at 1300SMILES Stadium in 2018! Following a successful season in 2017 and a second Grand Final appearance in three years, the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys return in 2018 stronger than ever.

The Two Bays Trail Run

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
From AU$35 - 40
26 May 2018
Outer Limits hosts the Two Bays Trail Run on Magnetic Island. The spectacular run takes you from Nelly Bay to the other side of the Island and finishes at the picture perfect Horseshoe Bay. The event offers a 10 kilometre and a 20 kilometre course, both are challenging and beautiful at the same time.

Dance Tropics Dance!

North Ward, Townsville Area
From AU$15.00 - 50
26 May 2018
Dancenorth, 1RAR and Otto’s join forces once again to present… Dance Tropics Dance! One part mini festival… one part dance show… all parts fun and participatory! Featuring the hilarious MC Ian Zaro and a cracking showcase of local dancers from Movimiento, Lindyhop Swing group, Dancenorth Company, and crews from Dancenorth’s Public Program “Open Class”- Hip Hop crew, 80s Jazz crew and the gorgeous “Forever Young” over 50s dance group.

Miss Teen Australia

South Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$130 - 1000
26 May 2018
Miss Teen Australia is now in its 14th year and has become an iconic name among teens around the country and known globally as the biggest teenage competition in the Southern Hemisphere, however, Miss Teen Australia is much more than just a competition.

Mission Beach Monster Market

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 27 May 2018
The Mission Beach Monster market is a local community market run by Rotary Mission Beach. Traditionally this market starts on Easter Sunday and then on the last Sunday of each month up to and including November.

Ingham Car Show and Shine

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
From AU$5 - 5
27 May 2018
Check out the display of vintage and classic vehicles. Prizes and free kids entertainment. Gates open at 6.30am for Swap Meet and Entrants. Spectators are welcomed from 8am to 3pm. Bring your most prized possessions and show it off to the local region and visitors.

Forrest Beach Market

Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 27 May 2018
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.
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