23 September 2020

#trEATS

#trEATS

We’re encouraging residents and visitors to share some love with our local eateries during this year’s Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers with our #trEATS (Toowoomba Region eats) campaign.

Participating cafes, restaurants and pubs across the Region will be offering exciting new springtime specials..

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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
Check back later for full schedule
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Night Garden powered by Ergon Energy Retail

Night Garden powered by Ergon Energy Retail

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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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Gumbi Gumbi Gardens

Gumbi Gumbi Gardens

The Gardens were designed in close partnership with respected Historical Elders from Toowoomba and Elders of the Jarowair people.

The symbol for these Gardens – the gumbi gumbi (Pittosporum angustifolium) was introduced to Toowoomba from further west as a multi purpose medicine by Joyce..

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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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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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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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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..

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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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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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Toowoomba during WWII – Walking Tour

Toowoomba during WWII – Walking Tour

Air raid drills, troop trains, soldiers and naval personnel Americans, nurses and even the odd General. All were commonplace in Toowoomba during the years 1942 – 1945. This talk and slide show showcases the places that link to Toowoomba’s fascinating World War 2 history.

Presented by..

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Australian Getaway Garden Tours

Australian Getaway Garden Tours

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

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Cultivate Country Garden Tours

Cultivate Country Garden Tours

The Cultivate Country Garden Tour will take you on roads less travelled to visit some wonderful gardens in rural areas around Toowoomba. Each tour includes a country morning tea and a delicious restaurant style lunch.  The tour will provide full commentary as we travel through the local area by guide..

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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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Toowoomba’s Architecture – Style & Stories Walking Tour

Toowoomba’s Architecture – Style & Stories Walking Tour

Present day Toowoomba is built onto the bones of a gracious Victorian era city. Look carefully and the city’s historic past comes to life. Join local Heritage Architect Stephanie Keays on this walk through the CBD with a fascinating glimpse into Toowoomba’s architecture and history.

Starting..

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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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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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Twilight Tours of Laurel Bank Park

Twilight Tours of Laurel Bank Park

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Toowoomba Clivia Society Annual Clivia Show

Toowoomba Clivia Society Annual Clivia Show

The Toowoomba Clivia Society Inc will conduct it’s 15th Annual Clivia Show where exhibits of Clivias in flower in a variety of colours and types will be on display. Clivias, seedlings and seeds will also be on sale. There will be a display of clivia in flower together with providing information..

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Spring in the Gardens

Spring in the Gardens

Toowoomba Community Organic Gardens
The gardens will be manned with experiened horticulturists and gardeners to guide visitors around spring plantings in 40+ organic garden beds and answer questions about gardening in Toowoomba. Visitors will also be able to see what we can grow in our climate,..

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Royal Bull’s Head Inn

Royal Bull’s Head Inn

A National Trust building, Drayton’s Royal Bull’s Head Inn is an iconic historic building which served as a resting place for travellers in the 1800s. Each day an artist (with a floral focus) will demonstrate their skills and discuss their work. Children’s art activities will also..

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Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

Artificial Paradises: Botanical Art in the Age of Plastic Plants
From historical floral engravings based on voyages of discovery by William Dampier and James Cook, through still lifes by Ellis Rowan, Estelle Thomson and Lionel Lindsay, to a contemporary installation of artificial leaves by local..

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Toowoomba City Library

Toowoomba City Library

Toowoomba City Library is hosting displays, talks and a range of activities during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. Take the time to visit the Library on Monday 21 Sept for A Visual History showing images of prize winning gardens and Toowoomba’s parks including window and floral displays through..

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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 spectacular floral artistry adorning St Patrick’s Cathedral. Enjoy the ambiance as stirring musical notes fill the cathedral during your visit.

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

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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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Grand Central Floral Parade… reimagined

Grand Central Floral Parade… reimagined

The iconic Grand Central Floral Parade has been reimagined for 2020! This year the Grand Central Floral Parade will be delivered in two ways, a Static Display throughout the Grand Central Shopping Centre and a highly anticipated mini Itty-Bitty Grand Central Floral Parade.

 
Static..

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Rowes Carnival of Light Shows

Rowes Carnival of Light Shows

Bring the whole family to watch the entire front of the Rowes building come to life with spectacular animations to celebrate a Symphony of Spring! You’ll see the magical, miniature world of the garden gnomes with flowers the size of buildings, giant bees, butterflies and lady birds. Watch crepe..

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Ikebana Display

Ikebana Display

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery proudly presents a display in the Japanese art of flower arrangement by the Toowoomba Ikebana Group. From traditional use of minimalism to emphasise shape, line and form, Ikebana has become boldly experimental with new designs that continue to push the boundaries of..

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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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Teapot Extravaganza

Teapot Extravaganza

The Teapot Extravaganza is a one-of-a-kind display that features over 400 decorative, functional, novelty and antique teapots. Browse through the book, craft, food and plant stalls or enjoy a relaxing Devonshire tea.

ENQUIRIES: 0420 299 996 or teapots@toowoombawest.org
When
Saturday..

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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 through the beautiful scenery with a Model Railway Museum to visit as well. Enter the Tunnel Portal – an exciting adventure of model railroading awaits.

ENQUIRIES: 07 4638 0397..

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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 National Carriage Collection and brush up on your Cobb & Co history with an exhibition dedicated to the legendary coaching company. With a variety of exhibitions, workshops and demonstrations,..

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The Chronicle Garden for Good Competition

The Chronicle Garden for Good Competition

The Chronicle Garden for Good
Organisers of The Chronicle Garden Competition have announced that this year’s event would be known by a new name – The Chronicle Garden for Good!

Gardeners will have the opportunity to participate in the The Chronicle Gardens for Good via an..

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