20 September 2019

Golden Gouge Woodcraft Competition

Golden Gouge Woodcraft Competition

Learn about all the creative art of woodcrafting! Woodworkers from the Darling Downs and surrounding areas will compete in a wide variety of wood craft skills such as carving, wood turning, cabinet making, box making and pyrography. With an open competition or a novice competition on offer, don’t..

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Middle Kids

Middle Kids

Here’s how it often goes with Middle Kids.

A song will come to Hannah Joy, usually by surprise, sometimes in the dead of night, almost always in private. With the house to herself, the singer-guitarist-songwriter will tinker with it, sketching her verses and loosely framing how they could..

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Sloan Peterson

Sloan Peterson

Whilst retaining its own unique charm, ‘Midnight Love Vol. 2’ sees the influence of a culmination of musical heroes, both past and present. From the likes of The Beatles and The Kinks, right through to the modern rock jangles of The Kooks and The Strokes, Sloan Peterson has embraced warm and swirling..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 20 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Music
Pink Matter

Pink Matter

After its members met through university, Pink Matter was born in late 2016, and ever since, the neo-soul 4-piece has captivated the Brisbane music scene. Within their first year, the all-female group won the QUBE Effect ‘People’s Choice Award’, played Jungle Love Festival and released their..

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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..

Posted by Noel Dixon in 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, 23 September 2019, 24 September 2019, 25 September 2019, 26 September 2019, 27 September 2019, 28 September 2019, 29 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Free Events, Parks & Gardens
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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Spring Bluff Railway Station Gardens

Spring Bluff Railway Station Gardens

Heritage-listed Spring Bluff Railway Station is home to 150 years of railway history and beautifully landscaped gardens. Nestled on the main railway line between Ipswich and Toowoomba, the splendour of the gardens will stop you in your tracks. The spring exhibit is absolutely stunning with thousands..

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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!

The full list of musicians and times will be announced soon.

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Dave Franklin

Dave Franklin

The Block’s Dave Franklin is coming to Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers this September!

With more than 25 years of experience in designing and constructing beautiful landscapes, Dave Franklin will highlight the biggest backyard trends, teach you how to create a layout for an outdoor space,..

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Adrian Richardson

Adrian Richardson

Adrian Richardson is owner and head chef at the successful and bustling La Luna, in North Carlton, where he has been serving up clean, fresh and innovative food since 1999. In 2016, Adrian opened his latest venue, Bouvier in Brunswick, which continues Adrian’s love of great food, mixed with a huge..

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Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens

Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens

Celebrate the pure love of flowers, gardening and all things horticultural.

The specially-selected Exhibition Gardens are chosen because they are so unique and creative that they deserve a special show all of their own. Be inspired, and perhaps learn a tip or two, at the four private gardens..

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The Chronicle Garden Competition

The Chronicle Garden Competition

The Chronicle Garden Competition is in its 70th year and is proudly owned and operated by The Chronicle, Toowoomba’s local fountain of news and happenings.

The Garden City is home to thousands of passionate gardeners who work year-round transforming their private gardens into stunning ..

Posted by Noel Dixon in 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, 23 September 2019, 24 September 2019, 25 September 2019, 26 September 2019, 27 September 2019, 28 September 2019, 29 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Floral, Free Events, Parks & Gardens
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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Boyce Gardens

Boyce Gardens

Boyce Gardens are simply stunning. They were named after Leslie and Margaret Boyce who established the garden in 1930. In May 1969, the Boyce family gave the estate to the University of Queensland in trust, for educational purposes and to preserve and maintain the gardens and natural forest.

Boyce..

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Japanese Garden Ju Raku En

Japanese Garden Ju Raku En

One of the most beautiful and peaceful parks in Toowoomba is the University of Southern Queensland’s Japanese Garden. This 3 hectare site is one of Australia’s largest and most traditionally designed Japanese stroll gardens. Ju Raku En, roughly translated, means ‘to enjoy peace and..

Posted by Noel Dixon in 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, 23 September 2019, 24 September 2019, 25 September 2019, 26 September 2019, 27 September 2019, 28 September 2019, 29 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Free Events, Parks & Gardens
Gumbi Gumbi Gardens

Gumbi Gumbi Gardens

Enjoy a self-guided tour of Gumbi Gumbi Gardens at the University of Southern Queensland. Simply download the free app and you’ll be taken on a whirlwind tour of Indigenous heritage.

From Sunday 22 Sept to Wednesday 25 Sept, enjoy guided tours of the gardens with a local Indigenous person..

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Sideshow Alley

Sideshow Alley

It’s Sideshow Alley, it’s Adrenaline Avenue, it’s Extreme Street! Head to Lower Queens Park for thrill-seeking rides, fairy floss, dagwood dogs and show bags! Have a shot at winning a top shelf prize at one of the sideshow games or take in a birds eye view upside down from the heart-stopping..

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Toowoomba City Library

Toowoomba City Library

Toowoomba City Library are hosting displays, talks and a range of activities, guided walks and workshops during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. Take time to relive past Carnival memories and peruse the historical exhibits or take in a talk on Carnival’s 70 years of flowers. From guided walks..

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Petals & Pups Itineraries

Petals & Pups Itineraries

Dogs hold a historic part in the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers with a Pomeranian named “Puppy” leading the Toowoomba Thistle Pipe Band in the very first Carnival parade from 1950-1958. Puppy belonged to the band`s drum major, Mr. Hugh Morgan and was attired in a rug in the band`s tartan pattern.

Today..

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Wine and Cheese Appreciation

Wine and Cheese Appreciation

It’s been another vintage year for our boutique wineries and the twenty plus cellar doors in our region. Local family-owned wineries come together at Carnival to showcase their wines – don’t miss a chance to savour and sample the grape varieties.

Learn how to taste and describe..

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BBQ Tasting

BBQ Tasting

Learn about traditional low and slow BBQ wood-fired meats – the perfect boys day out!

This is included in your ticket to Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine.
When
Friday 20 Sept, 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Saturday 21 Sept, 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Sunday 22 Sept, 11am, 1pm, 3pm

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Morning Gardens Tour

Morning Gardens Tour

Enjoy a morning tour of 4 of Toowoomba’s colourful prize-winning gardens, hosted by Stonestreets Coaches, official tour partner of the Chronicle Garden Competition.
ENQUIRIES: 07 4687 5555
When
Friday 20 Sept – Sunday 22 Sept, Saturday 28 Sept & Sunday 29 Sept, 9am..

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Afternoon Gardens Tour

Afternoon Gardens Tour

Spend the afternoon wandering among spectacular floral displays in 4 of Toowoomba’s best prize-winning gardens, hosted by Stonestreets Coaches, official tour partner of the Chronicle Garden Competition.
ENQUIRIES: 07 4687 5555
When
Friday 20 Sept – Sunday 22 Sept, Saturday..

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Australian Getaway Garden Tours of Highfields and Crows Nest

Australian Getaway Garden Tours of Highfields and Crows Nest

Jump on a day tour with Australian Getaway Tours and see the roads less travelled. Tours visit Highfields, including some private competition gardens before clocking in at Cabarlah Cuckoo Clocks for morning tea. Visit stunning competition gardens in Crows Nest before a tasty stop for lunch at Crows..

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Toowoomba Sightseeing Tours

Toowoomba Sightseeing Tours

Morning and Afternoon Tours

Showcasing Toowoomba’s attractions with full commentary, jump on board a Toowoomba Sightseeing Tour to discover local history, people of interest, aboriginal heritage and the natural beauty of our region. Departing daily from Toowoomba Visitor Information Centre,..

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Cabbie Capers Parks and Gardens Tours

Cabbie Capers Parks and Gardens Tours

Select a 10 seater maxi taxi or a 4 seater sedan and enjoy a tour of Toowoomba’s prize-winning gardens and local parks. Visitors can choose from pre-made tours or create their own itinerary and be chauffeured by Toowoomba’s most experienced and dedicated local drivers.

BOOKINGS: 07..

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Highfields Steampunk Festival

Highfields Steampunk Festival

The Highfields Steampunk Festival is bringing our steam-powered past to the forefront of today’s technology through combining historical elements with old-fashioned features. There will be a historic steam engine powering a water pump, miniature steam train rides, steampunk fashion competition and..

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Hanging Basket Display

Hanging Basket Display

Cobb+Co Museum proudly presents a spectacular display of 60 hanging baskets. Each basket is lovingly created by community members from the Toowoomba region as part of a design competition, proudly supported by Yates. This year’s display is sure to delight!

Visitors can expect to see..

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Nature Observed

Nature Observed

This exhibition showcases artworks from Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery – Toowoomba City Collection by artists who reflect on the natural world. Botanical illustrations, jewellery, ceramics, and more will be on show.  Artworks from celebrated artists Ellis Rowan and Margaret Olley will be included..

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Native Orchid Society of Toowoomba Spring Show

Native Orchid Society of Toowoomba Spring Show

NOSTI presents a delightful display of Australian native orchids, exotic orchids, ferns, bromeliads and foliage plants. Plants, floral art and crafts are for sale with experienced growers and enthusiasts on hand to assist with growing and cultivation tips.

ENQUIRIES: 0418 153 003 or 07 4630..

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Toowoomba Clivia Society Annual Show

Toowoomba Clivia Society Annual Show

Clivia enthusiasts come from all over Australia to see the spectacular Toowoomba clivias. With the perfect climate and conditions to grow these gorgeous blooms, Toowoomba’s clivias come out in all their glory for Carnival.  Clivia seeds and seedlings will be on sale, with members on hands to..

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Toowoomba Bonsai Group Annual Show

Toowoomba Bonsai Group Annual Show

The Toowoomba climate is ideal for growing a wide variety of bonsai, from alpine through to tropical. The annual show features a display of bonsai trees showcasing many styles and species traditionally used by the bonsai masters in Japan and China, including Australian native species and spring flowering..

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Quilts, Stitches & Textiles Trail

Quilts, Stitches & Textiles Trail

The Trail provides an opportunity for visitors to see spring immortalized in the colourful and unique heritage crafts of quilting, embroidery, spinning, weaving, felting and more. Exhibitions include ‘Quilts For All Seasons’ by the Toowoomba Quilters Club Inc, ‘Open Studio’ by..

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St Luke’s Flower & Music Festival

St Luke’s Flower & Music Festival

St Luke’s Anglican Church puts on magnificent floral displays by the Toowoomba Floral Art Group, with music concerts daily at 12:30pm. Drop into the hall to see a range of arts and crafts by local artisans and enjoy St Luke’s beautiful gardens.

ENQUIRIES: 07 4639 1910 or stluke.tmba@bigpond.com

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First Coat

First Coat

Toowoomba’s CBD streets and laneways house an evolving outdoor exhibition of contemporary public art. Now one of Australia’s largest outdoor galleries, over 80 First Coat murals can be discovered in the heart of this regional city.

You can visit Toowoomba’s First Coat Outdoor..

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St James Church Stained Glass Windows & Floral Display

St James Church Stained Glass Windows & Floral Display

St James Anglican Church celebrates 150 years! Enjoy tours and talks on the beautiful and unique stained glass windows or join a guided tour of the church and its extensive history. Music and floral displays will fill the church with spring ambience.

ENQUIRIES: 07 4639 1858 or office@stjames.org.au

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St Patrick’s Cathedral Floral Display

St Patrick’s Cathedral Floral Display

Toowoomba’s Flowers to Impress School of Floristry will be working their magic during Carnival with spectular floral artistry adorning St Patrick’s Cathedral. Enjoy the ambience as stirring musical notes fill the cathedral during your visit.

ENQUIRIES: 07 4637 1500 or admin@stpats.org.au

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Beer Appreciation

Beer Appreciation

Can’t tell your pale ale from your pilsner? No worries, our tasting sessions will soon fix that. Find out about beer styles, flavours and food-matching.

This is included in your ticket to Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine.
When
Friday 20 Sept, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Saturday..

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