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Grand Central Floral Parade – live stream

Grand Central Floral Parade – live stream

This year we are live streaming the Grand Central Floral Parade! Click here to watch the parade from home. We hope you

Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine

Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine

Buy tickets For three mouth-watering days, you can sample the world-famous produce of Southern Queensland Country, all

Grand Central Floral Parade

Grand Central Floral Parade

100,000 people line the street as hundreds of flowery floats wind their way through the heart of the city. This yearâ€

Sideshow Alley

Sideshow Alley

It’s Sideshow Alley, it’s Adrenaline Avenue, it’s Extreme Street! Head to Lower Queens Park for

Parkland Entertainment

Parkland Entertainment

Pack a picnic and bring the family along to musical delight and activities among the flower beds. Throughout Carnival

Queens Park

Queens Park

Queens Park is the hub of Carnival with the Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine, Sideshow Alley and the

Laurel Bank Park

Laurel Bank Park

Just to the west of the city centre on Herries Street are the magnificent grounds of Laurel Bank Park. Kids love the

Picnic Point

Picnic Point

Perched atop the crest of the Great Dividing Range is the heritage listed Picnic Point. The panoramic 180 degree views

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. 

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

Boyce Gardens

Boyce Gardens

Boyce Gardens are simply stunning. They were named after Leslie and Margaret Boyce who established the garden in 1930.

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.

Full Day Grand Parade & Garden Tour

Full Day Grand Parade & Garden Tour

If you just have one day in Toowoomba, then this is the tour for you!  Our day begins with guided touring of some of

Park Shuttle

Park Shuttle

To make getting around the city as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible, a Park Shuttle Bus will operate each day

Morning Garden Tour

Morning Garden Tour

Delight in seeing prize-winning gardens in all their morning glory. Our three hour guided tour takes in a selection of

Afternoon Garden Tour

Afternoon Garden Tour

Indulge in a relaxing afternoon strolling  through beautiful private gardens. Our three-hour guided tour takes in a

Landscape 101 with Dave Franklin

Landscape 101 with Dave Franklin

The Block’s Dave Franklin is coming to Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers this September! With more than 25 years of

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw is a unique voice in Australian food. He is a food columnist for Fairfax and The Guardian, and the author of

Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Julia Busuttil Nishimura is a Melbourne-based cook, food writer and Italian teacher who has gained a strong and loyal

Jim Fogarty

Jim Fogarty

Jim Fogarty is an AILA registered Landscape Architect and gardening designer based in Melbourne. With over thirty

The Church

The Church

For 35 years, The Church has remained one of music’s greatest enigmas, exuding surreal psychedelia and opiated

The Dusty Springfield Show

The Dusty Springfield Show

Wendy Stapleton presents the outstanding tribute to the songs and career of Dusty Springfield, Britain’s greatest

Chocolate Starfish

Chocolate Starfish

Chocolate Starfish powered on to the Australian music scene in the early 1990s and quickly secured themselves a space

The Cubby House

The Cubby House

Your kids will love the amazing interactive space designed just for them. During Carnival the space hosts a dedicated

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

Beer & BBQ Tasting

Beer & BBQ Tasting

Can’t tell your pale ale from your pilsner? No worries, our tasting sessions will soon fix that. Find out all

Chocolate Appreciation

Chocolate Appreciation

Chocoholics will be in heaven – join Seatonfire Chilli Chocolate and discover how to decorate the perfect dessertÂ

The Chronicle Garden Competition

The Chronicle Garden Competition

The Chronicle Garden Competition is in its 69th year and is proudly owned and operated by The Chronicle, Toowoomba&

Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens

Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens

Celebrate the pure love of flowers, gardening and all things horticultural. The four specially selected Exhibition

Harrow Homestead & Garden

Harrow Homestead & Garden

Take an unforgettable journey to yesteryear at beautiful Harrow Homestead, a private home and a grand residence. This

Hanging Basket Display

Hanging Basket Display

Cobb+Co Museum proudly presents a spectacular display of 60 hanging baskets. Each basket was lovingly created by

Thrive on Arts

Thrive on Arts

Thrive on Arts is a creative space for young people, families and the wider community that celebrates play,,

Toowoomba Sightseeing Tour

Toowoomba Sightseeing Tour

Showcasing Toowoomba’s attractions with full commentary, jump on board a Toowoomba Sightseeing Tour to discover

Cultivate Country Gardens Day Tours

Cultivate Country Gardens Day Tours

If you want to see some of the region’s award-winning large gardens and the country surrounding Toowoomba, then

Full Day Steam Train Tour

Full Day Steam Train Tour

Return to yesteryear on a steam train tour from Brisbane to Toowoomba operated by the Australian Railway Historical

Steam Train Toowoomba to Helidon

Steam Train Toowoomba to Helidon

Sunshine Express offers locals in the Toowoomba area the opportunity to travel from the Historical Toowoomba Railway

Heritage Guided Night Tours

Heritage Guided Night Tours

A National Trust building, Drayton’s Royal Bull’s Head Inn is an iconic historic building which served as

Geham Craft & Garden Show

Geham Craft & Garden Show

Take home something handmade with love from the quaint country town of Geham. There are more than 65 stalls full of

Art in Bark Exhibition

Art in Bark Exhibition

Dedicated bark artists have worked tirelessly to promote the unique Australian art form of creating paintings by using

Downlands Art Exhibition

Downlands Art Exhibition

The region’s most comprehensive annual art exhibition is on from the 22nd to the 29th of September. Featuring

First Coat

First Coat

Toowoomba’s CBD streets and laneways house an evolving outdoor exhibition of contemporary public art. Now one of

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

Teapot Extravaganza

Teapot Extravaganza

The Teapot Extravaganza is a one-of-a-kind display that features over 400 decorative, functional, novelty and antique

Carnival of Trains

Carnival of Trains

Come along and see the world of model railways where the grass is green and flowers bright and colourful. Trains run

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

Ikebana Display

Ikebana Display

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery proudly presents a display in the Japanese art of flower arrangement by the Toowoomba

St Patrick’s Cathedral Floral Display

St Patrick’s Cathedral Floral Display

Toowoomba’s School of Floristry will be working their magic during Carnival with spectular floral artistry

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.

Toowoomba and Districts Bromeliad Society Show

Toowoomba and Districts Bromeliad Society Show

There are hundreds of bromeliads, cacti, succulents and foliage to behold at the Bromeliad Show. Advice on growing

Toowoomba Orchid Society Spring Show

Toowoomba Orchid Society Spring Show

An absolute must for orchid lovers, with culture talks and potting demonstrations to help you with your own

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

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

Blooming Feast at My Local Feast Farmers’ Markets

Blooming Feast at My Local Feast Farmers’ Markets

The farmers’ markets will ‘bloom’ at Carnival time with the Saturday markets featuring celebrity and local

Highfields Pioneer Village

Highfields Pioneer Village

This unique and idyllic little patch of Australian history has a series of stunning relics into the past, including a

Downs Steam Tourist Railway & Museum

Downs Steam Tourist Railway & Museum

Come and learn about the history of DownsSteam and our extensive rolling stock restoration program, includingâ

Petals & Pups Itineraries

Petals & Pups Itineraries

Dogs hold a historic part in the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers with a Pomeranian named “Puppy” leading the

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