GUIDE TO TOOWOOMBA CARNIVAL OF FLOWERS

Spring is in full bloom now and this means it’s time for the annual Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers! This must-attend festival has travellers from far and wide frolicking up the range to the witness the flowers galore, fabulous food and much more! With 10 days of action-packed fun starting on Friday 15th September, our Toowoomba Property Manager Sally McCaffery has put together a list of must see’s and do’s!

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ERGON ENERGY FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

The first three days are dedicated to all the foodies and wine lovers out there! Showcasing incredible food and wine made with produce grown fresh in Southern Queensland Country this is one not to miss.

Daily and three-day passes are available for purchase, with entry costs including all live cooking and gardening demonstrations, DIY workshops, beer and wine appreciation sessions, exhibitions and live music. Kids are welcome with full workshops and activities for them!

When: Friday 15th – Sunday 17th September

Where: Upper Queens Park

Who: All ages

Price:   ONE DAY PASS: $35 Adult, $30 Student/Concession, $15 Child (13 years & under), $45 1 Adult + 1 Child.

             THREE DAY PASS: $90 Adult, $70 Student/Concession, $35 Child, $95 1 Adult + 1 Child

 

HERITAGE BANK LIVE CONCERT SERIES

As part of the Ergon Energy Food & Wine Festival, you can party on into the night with some of the country’s best and brightest music acts. Groove to the likes of The Temper Trap, The Angels, Darryl Braithwaite, Alex Lahey, The Paper Kites and much more!

When: Friday 15th – Sunday 17th September

Where: Upper Queens Park

Who: All ages

Price:   ONE DAY PASS: $35 Adult, $30 Student/Concession, $15 Child (13 years & under), $45 1 Adult + 1 Child.

              THREE DAY PASS: $90 Adult, $70 Student/Concession, $35 Child, $95 1 Adult + 1 Child

 

SOURCE: TCOF

 

TALKING PUBS TOUR

Four of Toowoomba’s most historic pubs have joined forces to create a four-hour progressive flavour tour! Starting at Fitzy’s you will then make your way to the rooftop bar at Muller Bros, the Spotted Cow Hotel and the Irish Club Hotel.

When: Sunday 17th September (Lunch)

Where: Various Pubs

Who: 18+

Price: $99

 

GRAND CENTRAL FLORAL PARADE

Join thousands of visitors and locals in the heart of the city for the famous floral parade! The extravagant parade full of floral floats, street performers, carnival characters, incredible inflatables and stilt walkers will weave their way through the main streets of Toowoomba. Make sure you get their early to grab a good spot!

When: Saturday 16th September, Starts at 3pm 

Where: Starts at the corner of Herries & Hume Streets and ends in Queens Park

Who: All ages 

Price: Free

 

TRAINS TO SPRING BLUFF

The spectacular prize winning gardens at Spring Bluff station is one not the be missed! If you’re after a beautiful scenic journey, then jump on board the vintage diesel-engine train which departs twice daily from Toowoomba. Pack a picnic and enjoy a great day at the prettiest railway station in South East Queensland.

When: Sunday 17th – Saturday 23rd September   

Where: Toowoomba Railway Station

Who: All ages 

Price: $20 Adult, $10 Child (4-15yrs), Free for Children under 3.   *Limit one free child per paying adult.

 

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NIGHT UNDER THE STARS AT THE POP UP CINEMA

Thinking about a family movie night? Why not have one under the stars! Pack your blankets, beanbags and popcorn and settle in for the night at the Pop up Cinema! On the line up are two family favourites, Trolls and The Lion King!

When: Friday 22nd (Trolls) & Saturday 23rd (The Lion King) September. Approx. 6.30pm

Where: Laurel Bank Park  

Who: All ages 

Price: Free

 

SPECTACULAR GARDENS AND PARKS

You can’t visit the Carnival of Flowers without exploring all the splendid gardens! With so many to explore, there is something for everyone.  Some to try are Queens Park, Laurel Bank Park, Picnic Point, Japanese Garden Ju Raku En, Harrow Homestead and Garden plus many more!

When: Throughout the Carnival 

Where: Multiple Locations for more information head (here)

Who: All ages 

Price: Free

 

For more information on the activities visit the offical Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers website

 

SALLY MCCAFFREY – PROPERTY MANAGER 
07 4602 0111
toowoomba.rentals@ithinkproperty.com.au

Starting her Property Management career over six years ago in rural Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, Sally is enthusiastic and passionate! With a genuine love of Property Management, Sally has a refreshing and inspiring approach to everything she does

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