Nothing screams spring more than the bright colours and fragrances brought about by the Toowoomba Carnival Flowers. With plenty of events to choose from it is hard to pick what to miss. iThink Property Sales and Marketing Consultant Kelli McKellar has put together a list of the must do’s this year, to ensure you are making the most of this year’s festival.
FOR THE FOODIE
Progressive Foodie Tour $129pp – Set off on a tour of Toowoomba’s best eatery’s. Wind down and relax with this beautifully crafted 3-course menu, accompanied by outstanding and historic venues.
If you are looking for something a bit more low-key, try the Talking Pubs tour $99pp – Join a four-hour tour of Toowoomba’s most historic pubs. Tour includes wine, beer and meals at each destination. A perfect way to wind down this weekend!
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FOR THE FAMILY
Grand Central Floral Parade – Take the kids out the experience the fantastic flowery floats as they take to the streets. With street performers, carnival characters and stilt walkers, there is plenty of action to catch. The parade departs from the corner of Herries and Hume St Saturday 22nd September. Make sure you secure your spot early!
After Dark Docos – Bring the kids down to Laurel Bank Park Saturday 29th of September for a night of all things creepy and crawly. David Attenborough’s award-winning documentary, “Life in Undergrowth” will be playing on the big screen and it is the perfect backdrop for a family picnic under the stars!
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FOR THE GARDEN GURU
Landscape 101 with Dave Franklin – Dave will highlight the hottest backyard trends of this year and teach you how to transform your garden. Catch him at The Greenhouse on Saturday the 22nd of September.
Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens – Celebrate the fantastic spring weather by going to visit four specially selected exhibition gardens. With their amazing creativity and diversity, they definitely should not be missed!
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FOR THE ADULTS
Heritage Bank Food & Wine Festival $35-90 – Three jam-packed days of music, food and wine! Get a group together and treat yourself to the amazing sounds of Ali Barter, Cloud Control and Augie March (to name a few). Indulge in the incredible produce and polish those culinary skills with master classes from Adam Law and Jim Fogarty.
Also be sure to check out these events, all included in your Heritage Bank Food and Wine Festival ticket cost:
– Wine & Cheese Appreciation
– Chocolate Appreciation
– Beer & BBQ Tasting
To purchase your tickets, click here.
(All images sourced from the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Instagram page – @toowoombacarnivalofflowers)
KELLI MCKELLAR – SALES AND MARKETING CONSULTANT
07 4602 0111
Driven, dedicated and determined, Kelli offers an honest and fresh approach to selling your property. Born and bred in Toowoomba, Kelli boasts vast local knowledge and an extensive network that spans school, sporting, gym and community groups.