23 September 2020

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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#trEATS

#trEATS

Participating cafes, restaurants and pubs around the Toowoomba Region are offering signature springtime specials exclusively 1-30 September. The best part…..they’re only $20!

Check out the mouth-watering menu below and share some love with local business this September. Head over to South..

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Night Garden powered by Ergon Energy Retail

Night Garden powered by Ergon Energy Retail

As twilight settles in, Queens Park will spring to life with lighting displays that weave through a secluded section of the parkland. Designed as an family-friendly space, the Night Garden features light installations and illuminations of colour!  Get your camera ready to capture each installation.

This..

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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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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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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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Petals & Pups Itineraries

Petals & Pups Itineraries

Dogs have always played an 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..

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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

Guided Walking Cemetery Tours

A walking guided tour of Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery!  You can discover where our pioneers, squatters, the elite and the pauper lay at rest.  Let your guide Lindsay relay their stories so they are at peace but not forgotten.

ENQUIRIES: 0447 070 635..

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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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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
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 artist..

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Toowoomba City Library

Toowoomba City Library

Toowoomba City Library is hosting a series of displays during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. Take the time to visit the Library during their opening hours for A Visual History showing images of prize winning gardens and Toowoomba’s parks including window and floral displays through the decades.

Cost

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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. There will be a plant stall and some market stalls on the grounds outside.

ENQUIRIES: 07 4639 1910 / 0412 010 668 or stluke.tmba@bigpond.com
When
Friday 18 Sept – Wednesday 23..

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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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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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Scenic & Tasty Self-Paced Trips

Scenic & Tasty Self-Paced Trips

Toowoomba and Surrounds
Driving yourself is the perfect way to explore the Toowoomba Region as you can pull over anytime and take a rest or take a selfie!  You can explore at your own pace and go wherever your heart desires.  Jump in the car and travel from attractions, gourmet restaurants,..

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The Chronicle Garden for Good

The Chronicle Garden for Good

The Chronicle Garden for Good
News Corp Australia, as organisers of The Chronicle Garden Competition, has announced that this year’s event would be known by a new name – The Chronicle Garden for Good. The annual event has been reimagined to meet the challenges of COVID-19.

Gardeners..

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