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

January    February    March    April    May    June

July    August    September    October    November    December

January Events

Event Date Event Name
5 Townsville Races
17 Townsville Races
27 Townsville Races

February Events

Event Date Event Name
7 Townsville Races
11 Home Hill Races
14 Townsville Races
24 Townsville Races

March Events

Event Date Event Name
4 Townsville Races
11 Charters Towers Races
16 Townsville Races
24 Townsville Races
30 Townsville Races

April Events

Event Date Event Name
1-2 Magnetic Island Adventurethon
4 Townsville Races
7 Movie Magic – TYTO Amphitheatre
9 Herbert River Orchid & Allied Plant Soc inc Field Day
21 Townsville Races
22 Charters Towers Rodeo
25 Home Hill Races
28-30 Charters Towers Country Music Festival
29-30 Townsville Polocrosse Carnival
29-May 5 Townsville MTB (Mtn Bike) Festival
30 Sunday Session Music Event – TYTO Amphitheatre

May Events

Event Date Event Name
4 Townsville Races
5-7 Greenvale Campdraft
6 Charters Towers Races
6-7 Cricket 40s T20 – Ingham
11 Townsville Races
13-14 Lower Burdekin Polocrosse Carnival – Giru
18 Townsville Races
19-21 Home Hill Campdraft
20 Home Hill Races
20 Tasman Turtles Picnic Day – TYTO Parklands
20-21 Kelso Polocrosse Carnival – Townsville
25 Townsville Races
28 Bentrods Car Club Show ‘n’ Shine & Swap Meet – Ingham
28 Sunday Session Music Event – TYTO Amphitheatre

June Events

Event Date Event Name
1 Townsville Races
2-4 Powlathanga Campdraft – via Charters Towers
3 Australian Hand Cane Cutting Championships – Home Hill
3-4 Townsville Polocrosse Carnival
8 Townsville Races
10-11 Pentland Campdraft
16-18 Gold City Campdraft – Charters Towers
20 Townsville Races
24 Charters Towers Cup Races
24 Bartlett Park Rodeo – Townsville
25 Sunday Session Music Event – TYTO Amphitheatre
28 Burdekin Show – Ayr
29 Townsville Races
30 Movie Magic – Forrest Beach
30-Jul 3 Townsville Show

July Events

Event Date Event Name
6-7 Herbert River Show – Ingham
7-9 Townsville 400 Supercars
14-16 Home Hill Campdraft
15 Townsville Races
21-22 Charters Towers Rodeo
22 Townsville Races
23 Paluma Push Mountain Bike Ride
27 Townsville Races
28-Aug 5 Australian Festival of Chamber Music – Townsville
28-Aug 6 Strand Ephemera: North’s Sculpture Fest – Townsville
29 Townsville Cup Races
30 Sunday Session Music Event – TYTO Amphitheatre
30-Aug 1 Charters Towers Show

August Events

Event Date Event Name
5-6 Australian Italian Festival – TYTO Parklands
6 Townsville Running Festival
19-20 Lower Burdekin Polocrosse Carnival – Giru
26 NQ Elite Rodeo – Harvey Range/Townsville
27 Sunday Session Music Event – TYTO Amphitheatre
31-Sep 6 SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week

September Events

Event Date Event Name
2 Ingham Sugar City Rodeo
9 Giru Show
9 Ingham Cup Races
14 Townsville Races
16 ABCRA NQ Zone Finals Rodeo – Charters Towers
22-23 Ewan Cup Races – via Charters Towers
24 Sunday Session Music Event – TYTO Amphitheatre
28 Townsville Races
29 Movie Magic – Lucinda
29-30 Hinchinbrook Fishing Classic – Lucinda
29-Oct 1 Grass Hut Novice & Futurity Draft – via Charters Towers

October Events

Event Date Event Name
5 Townsville Races
7-8 Greek Fest – Townsville
13 Townsville Races
13-15 Grass Hut Novice & Min/Jun/Juv Draft – via Charters Towers
14-28 Maraka Festival – Ingham
20-22 Twitchers Bird Weekend – TYTO Wetlands
21 Charters Towers Races
21 Bartlett Park Rodeo – Townsville
28 Townsville Races
28 Rugby League World Cup Pool Match – Townsville

November Events

Event Date Event Name
4 Home Hill Races
5 Rugby League World Cup Pool Matches – Townsville
7 Townsville Races
16 Townsville Races
17-18 Townsville Iron Cowboy PBR Rodeo
18 Ingham Races
24 Townsville Races
25 Pentland Cup Races

December Events

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