Spoilt for Choice
Although Townsville is known for its amazing climate and lifestyle offerings, the city is also growing its reputation for hosting exciting world class events.
The calendar of the city’s upcoming events continues to rapidly grow; with the variety of major shows, exhibitions and festivals a focal point for locals and visitors alike.
Developing its reputation as the north’s event capital, Townsville plays host to many annual major events; including the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, the Townsville Triathlon & Multisport Festival, the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, and the NTI Townsville 500 V8 Supercars Festival.
Townsville is home to a diverse range of bar, pubs, microbrewery and nightclub experiences, celebrating everything from trendy hole in the wall whisky dens, rowdy Irish pub haunts to heaving club dance floors. The city offers something for everyone, with many establishments hosting patrons through to the early hours of the morn. If you can’t find a watering hole to accommodate your inclinations in Townsville, there’s something seriously wrong.
The range of experiences is endless, from live NRL games to the ‘Groovin the Moo’ music festival. North Queensland’s great weather and its incredible modern facilities make Townsville the ideal location to host major outdoor events. Enjoy a day out at any of the region’s many food and cultural festivals (which are really just an excuse to indulge) or even just visit a small-town event or market and feel welcomed by the local community.
One thing is for certain, you’ll never run out of things to see and experience during your time in Townsville.
The ‘Townsville North Queensland’ website is your ticket to everything happening across the region. No matter what your interests, there is sure to be something to satisfy your curiosity in Townsville.