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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..

Posted by Noel Dixon in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Family, Floral, Flowering Parks, Free Events, Homepage, Parks & Gardens
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 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Family, Floral, Flowering Parks, Homepage, Parks & Gardens
#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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Active Parkland Entertainment

Active Parkland Entertainment

Active Saturday in Laurel Bank Park
Imagine the perfect way to start the weekend with some exercise in the Park!  Our entertainment in the Park is great for all levels of fitness and gets the muscles moving. There’s something for everyone including Yoga, Zumba and World of Dance UJam.

Class..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 12 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 5 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, Free Events, Other Events, Uncategorised
Chalk Art in the Park

Chalk Art in the Park

While in Queens Park you have the opportunity to watch local artists create a showstopping floral masterpiece before your eyes using only chalk!!

This is on every Saturday in September, 10am-2pm! And it’s free!
Where
Queens Park, Botanic Gardens (google map)
5 September,..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 12 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 5 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Family, Floral, Free Events, My Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, Free Events, Other Events, Parks & Gardens
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..

Posted by Noel Dixon in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, Free Events, Parks & Gardens
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Family, Floral, Free Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Family, Floral, Flowering Parks, 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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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 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, 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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, Free Events, Parks & Gardens
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, Homepage, Other Events, Tours
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 23 September 2020, Events By Date, Family, My Events, Other Events, Tours
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Events By Date, Tours
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, Other Events, Tours
Royal Bulls Head Inn Tour

Royal Bulls Head Inn Tour

Explore a nineteenth-century inn built by an ex-convict with conservation architect Stephanie Keays. The Royal Bull’s Head Inn was acquired by National Trust of Queensland over forty years ago when it was restored.

You can discover rooms that seem as if their nineteenth-century occupants..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 22 September 2020, All events 2020, Family, My Events, Other Events, Tours
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, All events 2020, Floral, Other Events, Tours
Laneways + Street Art Discovery Walking Tour

Laneways + Street Art Discovery Walking Tour

“The Melbourne of Queensland”. With its developing street art culture and vibrant laneway life, Toowoomba is earning a reputation as a culturally diverse urban environment. Combining art and architecture, this walk takes the visitor through some of Toowoomba’s famous street art laneways.

Learn..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 25 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, My Events, Other Events, Tours
The Dark Side Walking Tour

The Dark Side Walking Tour

Toowoomba has her secrets. A city of brothels, prisons and unsavoury characters as well the eccentric and funny, Toowoomba’s dark side is opened up on this fascinating tour. Join local Paul Herbert as he explores the many stories of Toowoomba not found in the postcards or letters home to mother…

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, My Events, Other Events, Tours
150 Years of Rail Walking Tour

150 Years of Rail Walking Tour

The state heritage listed Railway precinct is a must visit destination. Join your guide Paul Herbert as he develops the argument as to why the Toowoomba Railway is the most important piece of transport infrastructure ever built in Queensland.

Explore the commercial, social and engineering significance..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 26 September 2020, All events 2020, Events By Date, Family, My Events, Other Events, Tours
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 23 September 2020, All events 2020, Family, My Events, Other Events, Tours
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Family, Tours
Toowoomba Clivia Society Show Inc

Toowoomba Clivia Society Show Inc

See one of the best collections of flowering Clivias in Australia on display.  There will be many different varieties and colours originating from Australia and overseas countries including Japan, South Africa, United States and China. There will also be flowering Clivias, seedlings and seed for..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Events By Date, Floral, Other Events, Uncategorised
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,..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 20 September 2020, 23 September 2020, Family, Other Events, Uncategorised
Toowoomba Bromeliad Society Inc Annual Spring Show

Toowoomba Bromeliad Society Inc Annual Spring Show

There are hundreds of bromeliads, cacti, succulents and foliage to behold at the Bromeliad Show. Advice on growing bromeliads will be available as well as the best varieties that suits the region’s climate. Thousands of plants are for sale including stalls selling gardening tools so expand your..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, All events - 2020 Events, All events 2020, Family, Floral, Other Events
Toowoomba’s Finest Craft Show

Toowoomba’s Finest Craft Show

Showcases of over 40 of Toowoomba’s best artisan and craftspeople and their wares in a beautiful historic hall. Visitors can meet the craftspeople and purchase a unique handmade momento.  Fairy Dell will help children make fairy gardens and there will be flowers for sale. Presenting for the..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, Arts & Crafts, Events By Date, Family, Free Events, Other Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, Family, Free Events, Other Events
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.

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Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 18 September 2020, 19 September 2020, 20 September 2020, 21 September 2020, 22 September 2020, 23 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 25 September 2020, 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, All events 2020, History, Other Events
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