Events Toowoomba and surrounds pack a lot into the year — from food and wine festivals and seasonal long table dinners, to sporting and music highlights. Our highly acclaimed and spectacular Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers attracts over 250,000 visitors for 10 event-packed days each year. Visitors enjoy the festive atmosphere of gala dinners, food and wine events, a floral parade, night gardens, plus parks and home gardens festooned in a riot of colour and fragrance. The region is also loved for a range of unique and colourful events like the Millmerran Camp Oven Festival, Toowoomba Holi Festival of Lights, Toowoomba Languages & Cultures Festival. Christmas brings with it a variety of community and charity events, such as the Christmas Wonderland lights display at the Botanic Gardens and The Chronicle Christmas Lights competition. The festive feel stays during the summer holidays, with live music performed in the main parks on weekends throughout January and February as part of the Summer Tunes program. If you’re visiting Toowoomba during autumn or winter, there’s so much to do — from the famous McGregor Winter Arts Retreat to the city centre Winter Wonderland. So get your winter woollies out and join in! You can get your foodie fix during autumn at the Hampton Festival, or stay over the Easter holiday and enjoy the Streets and Lane Festival with live music and community happenings, or the vintage celebrations at Highfields and Jondaryan Woolshed. Regardless of the season, you’re sure to find plenty of exciting activities to enjoy when you visit Toowoomba.
TOOWOOMBA & SURROUNDS VISITORS GUIDE 2019
Everything you need to help you make your visit to Toowoomba and the surrounding area perfect.