2017 Events

Quilts, stitches & textiles trail

Quilts, stitches & textiles trail

Fri 15 – Sat 23 Sep The Trail provides an opportunity for visitors to see Spring immortalized in the colourful

Artist talk

Artist talk

Sun 24 Sep Join Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery in conversation with local artist Monica Usher as she discusses her

First Coat

First Coat

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep Word on the street is that First Coat Mural Festival is ground-breaking. See the work of

Pop-up paint along

Pop-up paint along

Sun 17 Sep Let your creativity run wild as colourful artist, Anna Bartlett, guides you through a three hour Paint,

Walking tour hidden laneways

Walking tour hidden laneways

Fri 22 Sep With its developing street art culture and vibrant laneway life, Toowoomba is earning a reputation as a

Walking tour darker side

Walking tour darker side

Sat 23 Sep Toowoomba has its secrets. A city of prisons and unsavoury characters as well the eccentric and funny,

Walking tour 150 years of rail

Walking tour 150 years of rail

Thu 21 Sep The state heritage listed Railway precinct is a must visit destination. Join your guide, Paul Herbert, as

Walking tour CBD architecture

Walking tour CBD architecture

Wed 20 Sep Present day Toowoomba is built on the bones of a gracious Victorian era city. Look carefully and the city&

Stonestreets Coaches 5 day tour

Stonestreets Coaches 5 day tour

Sat 16 – Wed 20 Sep Join this fully inclusive four-night package from Brisbane or Toowoomba. Highlights include

Full day Grand Parade & garden tour

Sat 16 Sep Enjoy a wonderful day touring stunning prize-winning gardens including the Grand Champion and top

The Woolshed at Jondaryan open day

Sun 17 Sep The heritage-listed Woolshed at Jondaryan is the oldest and largest operating woolshed of its kind in the

A potter’s picnic

A potter’s picnic

Sun 17 Sep Take part in the Darling Downs Potters’ Club event, where there’ll be market stalls, spring

Geham craft & garden show

Geham craft & garden show

Sat 16 – Sun 17 Sep Take home something handmade with love from the quaint country town of Geham. There are more

Teapot extravaganza

Teapot extravaganza

Sat 16 – Sat 23 Sep The Teapot Extravaganza is a one-of-a-kind display that features over 400 decorative,

Carnival of trains

Carnival of trains

Sat 16 – Sun 24 Sep Come along and see the world of model railways where the grass is green and flowers bright

Spring polo

Spring polo

Sat 23 Sep Take in the atmosphere you can only get at a day at the polo. The food, the wine… and of course the

Hanging basket display

Hanging basket display

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep Cobb+Co Museum proudly presents a spectacular display of 60 hanging baskets. Each basket was

St Stephen’s craft display

St Stephen’s craft display

Mon 18 – Thu 21 Sep Stained glass windows, fantastic floral displays, craft, jams, pickles, home cooking, fabric

Bromeliad Society show

Bromeliad Society show

Sat 16 – Mon 18 Sep There are hundreds of bromeliads at the Bromeliad Show with numerous species on display.

Toowoomba Bonsai Group annual show

Toowoomba Bonsai Group annual show

Fri 15 – Sun 17 Sep The Toowoomba climate is ideal for growing a wide variety of bonsai, from alpine through to

Toowoomba Orchid Society show

Toowoomba Orchid Society show

Fri 15 – Tue 19 Sep An absolute must for orchid lovers, with culture talks and potting demonstrations to help

Ikebana display

Ikebana display

Sat 16 – Sun 24 Sep The Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery proudly presents a display in the Japanese art of flower

St David’s on display

Sat 23 Sep St David’s Presbyterian Church holds its annual Carnival celebration with floral displays, cakes,

St Patrick’s Cathedral floral display

St Patrick’s Cathedral floral display

Thu 14 – Wed 20 Sep Toowoomba Floristry School will be working their magic during Carnival with spectacular

Native Orchid Society of Toowoomba spring show

Fri 15 – Mon 18 Sep NOSTI presents a delightful display of Australian native orchids, exotic orchids, ferns,

Toowoomba Clivia Society show

Toowoomba Clivia Society show

Fri 15 – Wed 20 Sep Clivia lovers come from all over Australia, and the world, to see the spectacular Toowoomba

St Luke’s flower & music festival

St Luke’s flower & music festival

Fri 15 – Wed 20 Sep St Luke’s Anglican Church puts on magnificent floral displays by the Toowoomba Floral Art

Paddock to Potager on-farm tours

Paddock to Potager on-farm tours

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep Take a relaxing walk on the farm and engage in interactive experiences with the animals. On

Cultivate carnival country garden day tour

Cultivate carnival country garden day tour

Sat 16 – Tue 19 Sep If you want to see some of the region’s award-winning large gardens and a little of

Private: Progressive food & wine walking tour

Private: Progressive food & wine walking tour

Sun 17 Sep This walking tour of new chic Toowoomba venues begins with Korean and Japanese entrees at Kajoku. Enjoy

Progressive food & wine tour – 2

Progressive food & wine tour – 2

Sat 23 Sep Discover more of Toowoomba’s flavours on this progressive dinner tour beginning with canapes and an

Progressive food & wine tour – 1

Progressive food & wine tour – 1

Fri 22 Sep Join us on our gourmet progressive dinner tour beginning with sunset drinks and entrees at Picnic Point

Sideshow alley

Sideshow alley

Fri 15 – Sun 17 Sep It’s Sideshow Alley, it’s Adrenaline Avenue, it’s Extreme Street! Head to

Grand Central floral parade

Grand Central floral parade

Sat 16 Sep – Starts 3pm 100,000 people line the street as hundreds of flowery floats wind their way through the

Qantaslink gala dinner – A magical night under the stars

Qantaslink gala dinner – A magical night under the stars

Thu 14 Sep You’re invited to dine in style with celebrity chef special guest, Anna Gare, in beautiful Laurel

Heritage Bank live concert series

Heritage Bank live concert series

Fri 15 – Sun 17 Sep When the music is this good you just have to go with it. Let your hair down and enjoy

Twilight tours of Laurel Bank Park

Twilight tours of Laurel Bank Park

Mon 18 – Thu 21 Sep Enter the twilight zone and discover the secret world of the parklands by night. This is

Park shuttle bus

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep To make getting around the city as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible, a Park Shuttle Bus

Full day Steam Train tour

Full day Steam Train tour

Sat 16 – Sun 17 Sep Return to yesteryear on a steam train tour from Brisbane to Toowoomba operated by the

Beer & BBQ tasting

Beer & BBQ tasting

Fri 15 – Sun 17 Sep Can’t tell your pale ale from your pilsner? No worries, our tasting sessions will soon

Wine appreciation

Wine appreciation

Fri 15 – Sun 17 Sep It’s been another vintage year for our boutique wineries and the twenty plus cellar

Spring Bluff Railway Station gardens

Spring Bluff Railway Station gardens

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep Heritage-listed Spring Bluff Railway Station is home to 150 years of railway history and

Silver Bullet Express tour

Silver Bullet Express tour

Wed 20 Sep Travel by specially chartered 2000 class rail-car past farmlands and quaint Lockyer Valley townships to

The Chronicle exhibition gardens

The Chronicle exhibition gardens

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep Celebrate the pure love of flowers, gardening and all things horticultural. The specially

Toowoomba Farmers Markets

Toowoomba Farmers Markets

Sat 16 Sep Buy direct from the farmer and get to know the people behind the food as these proud producers show off

Diesel-hauled train rides to Spring Bluff

Diesel-hauled train rides to Spring Bluff

Sun 17 – Sat 23 Sep Trains leave Toowoomba twice daily for the beautifully scenic journey down to the glorious

Fairy & flowers fantasy

Fairy & flowers fantasy

Fri 22 – Sun 24 Sep Country Heart Events presents fairy activities and fun for all ages at this 3 day event.

Picnic Point

Picnic Point

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep Perched atop the crest of the Great Dividing Range is the heritage listed Picnic Point. The

Ergon Energy Food & Wine Festival

Ergon Energy Food & Wine Festival

Fri 15 – Sun 17 Sep For three mouth-watering days, you can sample the world-famous produce of Southern

A bloomin’ scary night at the inn

A bloomin’ scary night at the inn

Fri 22 – Sat 23 Sep A National Trust building, Drayton’s Royal Bull’s Head Inn is a beautiful historic

Parkland Entertainment

Parkland Entertainment

Fri 15 – Sun 24 Sep Pack a picnic and bring the family along to musical delight and activities among the flower

Heritage Bank photographic awards

Heritage Bank photographic awards

Visit the 29th Heritage Bank Photographic Awards bursting to life this Spring and see the winners and over 50 of the

Cobb + Co Museum

Cobb + Co Museum

Cobb + Co Museum is just a short walk across Queens Park offering a variety of things to see and do. Visit the

Progressive food & wine walking tour

Progressive food & wine walking tour

This walking tour of new chic Toowoomba venues begins with Korean and Japanese entrees at Kajoku. Enjoy mains, sourced

Toowoomba Farmers Markets

Buy direct from the farmer and get to know the people behind the food as these proud producers show off their wares at

Talking pubs tour

Talking pubs tour

Join our four-hour progressive foodie tour to four historic pubs. First stop is Fitzy’s Toowoomba to sample

Walking tour CBD architecture

Walking tour CBD architecture

Present day Toowoomba is built on the bones of a gracious Victorian era city. Look carefully and the city’s

Walking tour 150 years of rail

Walking tour 150 years of rail

The state heritage listed Railway precinct is a must visit destination. Join your guide, Paul Herbert, as he develops

Walking tour Hidden laneways

Walking tour Hidden laneways

With its developing street art culture and vibrant laneway life, Toowoomba is earning a reputation as a culturally

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