Townsville – North Queensland

Explore a mix of World Heritage-Listed wet tropics, rainforests, reefs, sandy beaches, outback towns and Great Barrier Reef islands in Townsville North Queensland. The region extends from the vibrant city of Townsville, north to Hinchinbrook, south to The Burdekin, west to historic Charters Towers, and encompasses Magnetic Island as well as the Palm Island Group.

Show Events: JANUARY – DECEMBER

2017

December

2018

January    February    March    April    May    June

July    August    September    October    November    December

December Events 2017

Event Date Event Name
2 Home Hill Races
7 Townsville Races
9 Charters Towers Races
16 Townsville Races
21 Townsville Races
31 Bartlett Park Rodeo – Townsville

January Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
Hinchinbrook Shire
2 – 28 Exhibition Period – ‘Ted Core Historical Reflections, Anamalia by Gabrielle Phillis and Proof of Life by students of ArtHouse Studio
Contact Phone:
47764725
13 Conroy Hall Markets
21 Raintree Markets
Charters Towers

February Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
2 – 4 Chicago the Musical presented by Burdekin Singers and Theatre Company
14 Morning Melodies: Nearly Neil
19 Elvis: An American Trilogy
Hinchinbrook Shire
2 World Wetlands Day Activity – Guided walk through TYTO Wetlands
Contact Phone:
4776 4792
2 – 25 ‘Exhibition Period – ‘Four Walls’ by David Rowe
Contact Phone:
47764725
10 Conroy Hall Markets
18 Raintree Markets
Charters Towers

March Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
10 Leaving Jackson – The Johnny Cash and June Carter Story
19 Queen’s Baton Relay Celebration
23 Menopause the Musical – Women on Fire
24 Jazz and Shiraz with the 1RAR Band
Hinchinbrook Shire
2 – 29 Exhibition Period: ‘Shine – the third edition’
Contact Phone:
47764725
10 Conroy Hall Markets
17 Trevor Lee Photography Workshop
Contact Phone:
47764614
18 2018 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay and festival
Contact Phone:
4776 4614
18 Raintree Markets
Charters Towers

April Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
14 – 15 Shane Muspratt Cup hosted by Burdekin Junior Rugby League
15 Michael Jackson: The Legacy Tour
18 Morning Melodies: James Blundell
20 – 21 Grow & Show at Claredale Pastures
28 – 29 Burdekin Auto Festival Car & Bike Show
28 – 29 Burdekin Fast Track Talent Showcase 2018
29 Burdekin Sugar Rush
Hinchinbrook Shire
6 – 29 Niche Gallery Exhibition – Gallipoli Collection
Contact Phone:
47764725
6 – 29 Exhibition Period: ‘Reef to Rainforest’ by Susan Hollamby
Contact Phone:
47764725
14 Conroy Hall Markets
13 Movie Magic – Boss Baby
Contact Phone:
47764725
13 FIRST 5 FOREVER “COUNTRY CARNIVAL EXTRAVAGANZA” and Baby Welcoming Ceremony
Contact Phone:
4776 4614
15 Raintree Markets
18 – 20 Australian Heritage Month – National Heritage Festival
Contact Phone:
4776 4614
Charters Towers

May Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
5 – 7 Home Hill Sugar Bowl Annual Tennis Tournament
6 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
19 Burdekin Growers Race Day
20 Annual Norm Perry Memorial Duck Race
30 First Cane Fire of the Season
Hinchinbrook Shire
4 – 27 Exhibition Period – ‘Iconic Queensland – 2018 Exhibition Tour of the Queensland Regional Art Awards
Contact Phone:
47764725
12 Conroy Hall Markets
13 Lucinda Markets
19 Tasman Turtles Picnic Day
Contact Phone:
4776 4614
20 Raintree Markets
27 Forrest Beach Markets
Contact Phone:
47764725
27 Bent Rods Show & Shine
Contact Phone:
0400 892 791
Charters Towers
4 – 6 Country Music Festival
5 Towers Jockey Club – Mother’s Day Race
26 – 27 Horse of the North & Toomba Sale

June Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
2 Australian Hand Cane Cutting Championships
10 2018 QLD Day Fun & Fitness Expo
17 Melbourne City Ballet presents Carmen
20 Morning Melodies: Rachael Beck – This Girl
27 Burdekin Show
Hinchinbrook Shire
1 – 24 Exhibition Period: ‘Tri-Par-Excellence’ featuring Eddie Omelaniuk, Daniel Korneliussen and John Heard
Contact Phone:
47764725
9 Conroy Hall Markets
10 Lucinda Markets
17 Raintree Markets
24 Forrest Beach Markets
June 29 – July 29 Exhibition: Hinchinbrook Regional Art Inc. Cardwell Gallery presents ‘The Artist’
Contact Phone:
47764725
Charters Towers
8 – 10 Charters Towers Motor Show & Swap Meet
9 Burnouts
15 – 17 Gold City Campdraft
23 Tower Jockey Club – Ladies day

July Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
14 Burdekin Water Festival Flavours of the World
22 Zonta Club Annual Bush Poet Breakfast
Hinchinbrook Shire
8 Lucinda Markets
14 Conroy Hall Markets
5 – 6 Ingham Show
Contact Phone:
47465162
13 Movie Magic – Sing
Contact Phone:
47764726
15 Raintree Markets
22 Forrest Beach Markets
Charters Towers
1 – 6 Contraternity Rugby League Carnival
July 31 – Aug. 1 Charters Towers Show

August Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
11 Burdekin Craft Spectacular
15 Morning Melodies: Just a Couple of Song and Dance Men
18 – 19 Golden Octopus Foundation Burdekin R.U.M (Rodeo, Utes and Music) Weekend
Hinchinbrook Shire
4 – 5 Australian Italian Festival
Contact Phone:
4776 5211
11 Conroy Hall Markets
12 Lucinda Markets
19 Raintree Markets
26 Forrest Beach Markets
Charters Towers
20 – 26 Charters Towers Eisteddfod
26 Community Day Celebrations

September Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
1 Burdekin Water Festival Grand Parade and Mardi Gras
6 Interactive Theatre International presents Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
8 Giru Show
Hinchinbrook Shire
1 Ingham Races
Contact Phone:
4776 2052
8 Conroy Hall Markets
8 Ingham Sugar City Rodeo
Contact Phone:
0409 877 342
9 Lucinda Markets
16 Raintree Markets
23 Forrest Beach Markets
Charters Towers
1 – 2 Dairymple Country Music Festival
21 – 22 Ewan Races
28 – 30 Inland Barra Fishing Classic
Sept. 20, 30, Oct. 1 Ravenswood Sesquicentenary Celebrations

October Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
3 Morning Melodies: Frankly Sinatra
Hinchinbrook Shire
5 Movie Magic -Despicable Me 3
Contact Phone:
47764726
13 Conroy Hall Markets
21 Raintree Markets
27 Ingham Maraka Festival
Contact Phone:
0409 999 829
Charters Towers
27 Ravenswood Hallooween Dance

November Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
10 Home Hill Harvest Festival Grand Parade and Mardi Gras
Hinchinbrook Shire
10 Conroy Hall Markets
17 Family Race Day
Contact Phone:
4776 2052
18 Raintree Markets
Charters Towers
24 Pentland Races

December Events 2018

Event Date Event Name
Burdekin Shire
Hinchinbrook Shire
8 Conroy Hall Markets
16 Raintree Markets
Contact Phone:
47764725
TBA Mayor’s Light up the Tree and Carols by Candlelight
Contact Phone:
4776 4614
Charters Towers
8 Towers Jockey Club – Christmas Race Meet
13 Christmas Street Fair

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