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Festivals & Events

Townsville hosts quite a few fun events during the year including various art shows, arts performances and festivals.

Groovin The Moo music festival is Australia’s only music festival which tours the country’s regional areas and Townsville is lucky enough to be one of them! If you plan your holiday for the start of May make sure you grab ticket so you can experience over 12 hours of music goodness.

The Townsville Artists Markets is held at he Riverway complex and includes a variety of stalls for browsing, live entertainment and you can pick up an fine piece of local artwork to remember your trip to Townsville.

Head down to the Troy Dunn Invitational in November for a day of fierce bull-riding. The event attracts riders locally and from all over the world. The V8 Supercars are also a popular choice to locals and visitors.