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Grand Central Floral Parade

Grand Central Floral Parade

The iconic Grand Central Floral Parade is one of Toowoomba’s favourite events of the year! Come along to watch street performers, carnival characters, and roving entertainment escort the stunning floral floats on their journey through the heart of the city to Queens Park.

Come along early..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 21 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Family, Free Events, Homepage
Memorabilia Display – 70 years of Toowoomba’s Carnival

Memorabilia Display – 70 years of Toowoomba’s Carnival

70 years of flowers, fun and friendship! Step back in time to relive the blooming wonderful history of Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers on display in the newly renovated Toowoomba City Hall Annex.  Displays will include special aspects of ‘Carnival’ including the Parade, gardens, quest,..

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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 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
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au 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
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!

When
Friday 20 Sept – Sunday 29 Sept
Cost

Posted by info@tcof.com.au 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, Family, Free Events, Music, Other Events, Parks & Gardens
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 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, Family, Free Events, Music, 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 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
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 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
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
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
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Family, Free Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au 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, Family, Free Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 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, Arts & Crafts, Floral, Free Events, Other Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au 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, Arts & Crafts, Free Events, Other Events
The Potters’ Picnic

The Potters’ Picnic

Take part in the Darling Downs Potters’ Club event, where there’ll be market stalls, spring-themed ceramics and light food and refreshments. Don’t miss the music and entertainment throughout the day, with activities such as interactive clay demonstrations for children and adults.

ENQUIRIES: 0434..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 21 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Arts & Crafts, Family, Free Events, Other Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Arts & Crafts, Events By Date, Free Events, Other Events
Kreate It Flower Fun Day

Kreate It Flower Fun Day

Everything flowers and fun! Unleash your creative side and join a painting workshop. Participants will learn new techniques, embrace a fun experience and walk away with a completed artwork that will forever hold floral memories of Toowoomba. A local florist will present a flower market for all your..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 21 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Arts & Crafts, Free Events, Other Events
Toowoomba’s Finest Craft Show

Toowoomba’s Finest Craft Show

Showcase 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 a flower area to talk to local growers..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, 23 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Arts & Crafts, Family, Free Events, Other Events
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..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au 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, Arts & Crafts, Family, Free Events, Other Events
St David’s on Display

St David’s on Display

St David’s Presbyterian Church holds its annual Carnival celebration with floral displays, cakes, crafts, plants and white elephant stalls set in the beautiful church gardens. See the displays and demonstrations and take home a great bargain from one of the many stalls.

ENQUIRIES: 07..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 28 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Floral, Free Events
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

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, 23 September 2019, 24 September 2019, 25 September 2019, All events - 2019 Events, Floral, Free Events
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