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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.

The Floral Parade..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 17 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Free Events, Homepage
#trEATS 2022

#trEATS 2022

Toowoomba Region eats (#trEATS) is back again in 2022!
The Toowoomba Region is overflowing with fantastic foodie moments – our cafes, pubs, cocktail bars and everything in between serve up mouth-watering meals and breathtaking beverages on the regular.

Keep your eyes peeled for..

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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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Twilight Tours of Laurel Bank Park

Twilight Tours of Laurel Bank Park

Enter the twilight zone and discover the secret world of the parklands by night. This is your chance to see and hear from the experts about the darker side of plant life in a one-hour nocturnal tour of Laurel Bank Park. Throw the spotlight on some shady characters from far off places like English..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 13 Sept 2022, 15 Sept 2022, 20 Sept 2022, 22 Sept 2022, 27 Sept 2022, 6 Sept 2022, 8 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Tours, Uncategorised
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..

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Cinema Under The Stars

Cinema Under The Stars

Pack your picnic blanket (and a jacket), gather your family and friends, and enjoy an evening under the stars. As the sun sets over Newtown Park, the  joys of the film experience will be brought to life during the park’s first twilight movie screening. 
WHEN
Saturday 24 Sept, 5:30pm..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 24 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Events By Date, Family, Free Events, Homepage
Night Garden powered by Ergon Energy Retail

Night Garden powered by Ergon Energy Retail

As twilight settles in, Queens Park’s Botanic Garden 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..

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Newtown Park & Queensland State Rose Garden

Newtown Park & Queensland State Rose Garden

Newtown Park is one of Toowoomba’s premier parks covering an area of 30 acres (12ha). The park is popular for reveling in the delights of the gardens, enjoying family activities, and participating in sport or fitness pursuits.

It’s a must-see location with three main feature areas..

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Toowoomba’s Finest Craft Show

Toowoomba’s Finest Craft Show

Toowoomba’s Finest Show is a florally delightful mix of art and flowers creating an unforgettable atmosphere. It showcases the very best regional artisans and their wares. It is an indoor market, open all weather with free parking. There will be daily craft exhibitions of ‘Flaunt the Flower’..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 17 Sept 2022, 18 Sept 2022, 19 Sept 2022, Arts & Crafts, Events - 2022, Events By Date, Family
Thrive on Arts

Thrive on Arts

Thrive on Arts is a creative space for children, families and the wider community that celebrates play, imagination, creativity and storytelling. Participants of all ages will explore their world, indulge their creative instincts and get carried away by powerful music and storytelling.

For..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 29 Sept 2022, 30 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family
Darling Downs Trike Tours

Darling Downs Trike Tours

Lose the crowd and view the lovely gardens and enjoy a comfortable ride on our three seater trike. Choose your gardens to visit and let us take you in style!

Enquiries: ddtriketours@outlook.com
When
1-30 Sept, between 10am-3pm for 1 hour tours
Where
Meet at the Cobb+Co..

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St Patrick’s Cathedral Floral Display

St Patrick’s Cathedral Floral Display

Each year St Patrick’s Cathedral provides a Floral Display as part of the city-wide celebration of the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. We enhance the already welcoming interior of the Cathedral as flowers speak every language and addresses every situation in life!

Organ

The Floral..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 16 Sept 2022, 17 Sept 2022, 18 Sept 2022, 19 Sept 2022, 20 Sept 2022, 21 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Floral, Free Events
St Luke’s Flower & Music Festival

St Luke’s Flower & Music Festival

St Luke’s Anglican Church will showcase floral displays by the St Luke’s Floral Group, with music concerts daily at 12:30pm.  Visit the hall to see Toowoomba Spinners, Weavers and Dyers, and enjoy artisan stalls, refreshments and a plant stall in the beautiful grounds.

ENQUIRIES: 07..

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Australian Getaway Garden Tours

Australian Getaway Garden Tours

Garden tours of Highfields, Spring Bluff and Crows Nest
This door-to-door tour provides stress-free travel to the gardens and an introduction to attractions outside Toowoomba City. Tours visit Spring Bluff, Highfields and Crows Nest and includes visits to private gardens and other attractions,..

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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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Toowoomba Running Festival

Toowoomba Running Festival

Toowoomba’s inaugural September Running Festival includes a Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10km and 5km events as well as a fun Kids’s Dash at the running village at Middle Ridge Park. The picturesque streets of Toowoomba are the backdrop as participants run from Middle Ridge to Picnic Point..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 25 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Other Events
Friends of the Escarpment Parks

Friends of the Escarpment Parks

Open Day at Redwood Park

Come and learn more about this ecological gem on the doorstep of Toowoomba. Guided walks during the day, displays by environmental and wildlife groups and a guided spotlighting walk at night to see nocturnal animals. Guests are welcome to bring their own water and snacks..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 24 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Tours
Toowoomba Farmers Market

Toowoomba Farmers Market

A wonderful opportunity to buy direct from farmers and local food artisans, and also a chance to buy seasonal produce, local meats, hand-made bread, pasta, jams, salts, honey, eggs and locally grown herbs and salad items. There is also an ever changing array of local artisan stalls that sell anything..

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Hanging Basket Display

Hanging Basket Display

Cobb+Co Museum has another blooming brilliant festival program with something for the whole family! Surround yourself with a spectacular display of 60 beautiful hanging baskets as part of our annual Hanging Basket Display, proudly supported by Yates.

Visitors can expect to see more than flowers..

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Walking Tours of Toowoomba

Walking Tours of Toowoomba

Walking Tours of Toowoomba gives you the freedom to stop and smell the flowers, while on a relaxing paced walk that takes in the inner city area, parks, private gardens, historical events, buildings and churches.

Enquiries: Susan McPherson Tours and Travel 0407 344 128 or E: sue@suemcphersontoursandtravel.com

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Queens Park Markets

Queens Park Markets

These markets operate in the iconic Queens Park, Toowoomba. Our stallholders range from unique local hand made goods to gourmet food products including wine, fudge, biscuits and coffee.  Also on offer are stalls specialising in macrama, furniture, wooden toys, metal signs, soaps and candles, paintings,..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 26 Sept 2022, Arts & Craft, Family, Other Events
Shakespeare in the Grove

Shakespeare in the Grove

Toowoomba Grammar School are presenting an outdoor Shakespearean festival performed by the auditioned members of the Toowoomba Grammar Acting Academy. This year’s performance of Macbeth will integrate multimedia projection in the trees which form the backdrop to the performance. The audience..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 23 Sept 2022, 24 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Events By Date, Family, Other Events
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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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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Toowoomba Regional Council National Tree Day

Toowoomba Regional Council National Tree Day

New trees will be planted out across three Toowoomba Region parks on Saturday 3 September, as part of an initiative to increase the region’s urban forest population. This event is in partnership between Toowoomba Regional Council and Planet Ark’s National Tree Day, with Council holding..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 3 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Free Events, Other Events
Toowoomba Orchid Society Spring Show

Toowoomba Orchid Society Spring Show

An absolute must for orchid lovers, with inspiration to help you with your own cultivations, while wandering amongst the orchids. Perfume and colour attract the senses on entering the hall along with potting demonstrations.

ENQUIRIES: 0414 908 379
When
Fri 16 Sept, Sat 17, Sun 18,..

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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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Toowoomba Bromeliad and Succulent Society Inc Annual Show and Sale

Toowoomba Bromeliad and Succulent Society Inc Annual Show and Sale

There are hundreds of bromeliads, cacti, succulents and foliage to behold at the Bromeliad Show. This event will showcase locally grown bromeliads, succulents and foliage, along with other items for sale. There will be specialty guests for the 3 days as well as G&J Succulents who specialise in..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 17 Sept 2022, 18 Sept 2022, 19 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Events By Date, Family, Floral
Petals & Pups Itineraries

Petals & Pups Itineraries

Dogs have always played a historic part in Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers with a Pomeranian named “Puppy” leading the Toowoomba Thistle Pipe Band in the very first Carnival parade in 1950, a tradition continued until 1958. Puppy belonged to the band`s drum major, Mr. Hugh Morgan and was attired..

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Toowoomba Bonsai Group Annual Show

Toowoomba Bonsai Group Annual Show

The Bonsai Show features a display presented by members of the Toowoomba Bonsai Group Inc, showcasing many styles and species of trees, including floral bonsai and native Australian species. The show features bonsai from small through to large trees and landscaping settings featuring multiple trees..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 17 Sept 2022, 18 Sept 2022, 19 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Floral
Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic!

Picnic Point is the perfect place for the first Teddy Bears’ Picnic and along with other local Tambo Teddies we will be putting on a day to remember.  There will be interactive games all day, colouring-in and Carnival Tattoos,..

Posted by info@tcof.com.au in 24 Sept 2022, Events - 2022, Family, Free Events, Homepage
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,..

Posted by webteam in Events By Date, Family, Other Events
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.

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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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Spring in the Gardens

Spring in the Gardens

Toowoomba Community Organic Gardens
The gardens will be manned with experienced 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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