18 September 2020

2020 Program Release 1 May!

2020 Program Release 1 May!

Hello Petals and welcome to all the floral filled fun we will be digging up in 2020!  This year our full program of 60+ events will bloom right here online from 1 May 2020!  So hold tight and make sure you are registered to receive our newsletter so you are the first to see all the moments you will..

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Grand Central Floral Parade

Grand Central Floral Parade

The iconic Grand Central Floral Parade is one of Toowoomba’s favourite events of the year! Come along to watch street performers, carnival characters, and roving entertainment escort the stunning floral floats on their journey through the heart of the city to Queens Park.

Come along early..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 19 September 2020, All events 2020, Homepage
Qantas Gala Dinner

Qantas Gala Dinner

You’re invited to a magical night under the stars.  Dine in style in the heart of beautiful Toowoomba City to celebrate the start of the 2020 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers with an opening night gala dinner. This unique and memorable event offers:

Food in abundance inspired by a plentiful..

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Twilight Tours of Laurel Bank Park

Twilight Tours of Laurel Bank Park

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Queens Park

Queens Park

Queens Park has retained the charm and character common to 19th century public parks and botanic gardens, putting on a special show for her visitors during Carnival.  Spread across 25 hectares, Queens Park is something to behold, with bright flower beds, large canopies of stately trees and acres..

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Laurel Bank Park

Laurel Bank Park

Laurel Bank Park is one of Toowoomba’s premier parks and provides a majestic oasis close to the heart of town.  The park features manicured gardens, mature trees, children’s play equipment, barbecue and picnic areas and two croquet lawns and is a must-see destination during Carnival.

What’s..

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Picnic Point Parklands

Picnic Point Parklands

Picnic Point Parklands is a stunning, must-see location for visitors. Just a short drive from the city’s CBD, the State heritage-listed parklands provide breathtaking panoramic views eastward to Table Top Mountain and the Lockyer Valley. At night, the glow of Brisbane city lights can be seen..

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Parkland Entertainment

Parkland Entertainment

Pack a picnic and bring the family along to musical delights and activities amongst the flower beds. Throughout Carnival our parks will come alive with music, entertainment and blooms.

There will be something for everyone!
Entertainment
Entertainment to be confirmed
When

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Dining

Dining

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Newsletter

Newsletter

Be the first to dig up what is going on! Join our e-newsletter and receive 8 newsletters a year showcasing the latest news and events for Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

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Volunteers

Volunteers

Are you looking for a rewarding experience?

Volunteer for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers and together let’s make it the best one yet!

If you love Toowoomba and everything the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has to offer, we invite you to share your smiles and personality through volunteering!

The..

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Peacehaven Botanic Park

Peacehaven Botanic Park

Peacehaven Botanic Park is set in the leafy suburb of Highfields, 15 minutes drive north of the Toowoomba CBD.  Covering 5.3 hectares, the park offers panoramic views of Gowrie Junction and the Bunya Mountains to the west and includes a diverse collection of Australian native flora and other attractive..

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Grand Central Floral Parade Entrant Information

Grand Central Floral Parade Entrant Information

Applications for the 2020 Grand Central Floral Parade are now OPEN!
This years theme is ‘Parade of Colour’! and nothing says ‘Carnival’ than bright spring colours and plenty of them.  2020 is the time to celebrate how this iconic event has influenced our region with..

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Flowering Parks

Flowering Parks

Toowoomba Regional Council have a dedicated team of staff who design and plant beautiful mass floral displays with areas of the Toowoomba city parks and CBD gardens. Each year over 150,000 seeds, bulbs and seedlings are planted at key times to ensure that there is a wonderful display each Spring.

The..

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Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine Stallholder Applications

Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine Stallholder Applications

Applications for food and wine stallholders at the Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine 2019 have now closed.

If you are interested in being involved in 2020, please email your expression of interest to info@tcof.com.au including your business name, where your business is based, contact..

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Getting Here

Getting Here

Toowoomba is located in Southern Queensland, just a 90 minute drive from Brisbane
By Air

Fly direct to Toowoomba via the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport, located on Toowoomba Cecil Plains Rd, approximately 17kms west of the Toowoomba CBD

QantasLink offer services to Sydney
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Visitor Centres

Visitor Centres

For assistance when visiting Toowoomba, don’t miss out on drawing on the resources of our Visitor Information Centres. The friendly staff and local volunteers will help you learn all you need to know to make your stay a memorable one.

Contact the centre for the best touring advice and mementos..

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Go Green

Go Green

Help us reduce emissions the Carnival way!
Shuttle Bus 
Parking your car at Picnic Point (hot tip – there’s plenty of parking!) and jumping on our hassle-free Park Shuttle Bus. It runs between Picnic Point, Queens Park, Laurel Bank Park and Toowoomba CBD so jump on board,..

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Accessibility

Accessibility

Spend a few days visiting the beautiful Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Accessible accommodation options in the Toowoomba region are listed here. September is a busy time in Toowoomba so book early to avoid disappointment.

A Toowoomba CBD accessibility map is available to download here.

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Terms and Conditions – Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine

Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine 2020
Conditions of Sale of Tickets and Entry
Ticket purchase and entry to the Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine 2020 (“event”) are subject to the following conditions. The term “event” within these conditions includes reference..

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Terms and Conditions – Qantas Gala Dinner

Payments:
Payments made by credit card in full at time of booking.Cancellations:
Tickets are non-refundable.18+ event:
Attendees must be aged 18 years or over.

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Image policy

Image policy

SMILE! Your attendance at events supported by the Toowoomba Regional Council may be digitally recorded through photographs and/or video recordings. Images may be used on Council’s websites, publications, social media or videos. By attending Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers events you agree to these..

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History

History

Since its inception in 1949, the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has flourished and is now an iconic Queensland event.

The brainchild of Essex Tait and the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce, Carnival was created as a way for the city to use its “Garden City” reputation to promote increased economic..

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