Annual Events

A more extensive list of what’s on in Toowoomba Region throughout the year

JANUARY

Date/s Event Venue Contact
12 Dec ’20- 27 Jan ’21 Qld School Holidays
1-Jan New Year’s Day
2 & 9 Jan Downs Explorer Scenic Railway Tour Return:  Warwick – Clifton 07 4661 9788
10 – 16 Jan USQ McGregor Summer School University of Southern Qld, Toowoomba 07 4631 2755
26-Jan Australia Day (Observed 26-Jan)
26-Jan Australia Day Ceremonies Picnic Point Park, (Toowoomba & regional venues) 131 872
26-Jan Australia Day Celebration Highfields Pioneer Village, Highfields 07 4696 6309

FEBRUARY

Date/s Event Venue Contact
6-Feb Downs Explorer Scenic Railway Tour Return:  Warwick – Clifton 07 4661 9788
6 – 7, 13 – 14, 21, 28 Feb Summer Tunes (Toowoomba City) Queens Park, Laurel Bank & Picnic Point Parks, Tmba 131 872
7, 13, 14, 20 – 21 & 28 Feb Summer Tunes (Regional Towns) Various Locations 131 872
12 – 14 Feb 2021 Water Polo Qld Country Championships Various Locations 07 3367 1661
12 – 14 Feb Clifton Show Clifton Showgrounds 07 4697 3102
20-Feb 71st Cooyar Show Cooyar Showgrounds 07 46926 281
27 – 28 Feb Millmerran Show Millmerran Showgrounds 0429 954 151

MARCH

Date/s Event Venue Contact
5 – 7 Mar Downs Explorer Scenic Railway Tour Warwick-Toowoomba-Wyreema-Toowoomba-Warwick 07 4661 9788
5 – 6 Mar Pittsworth Show Pittsworth Showgrounds 0488 054 416
5 – 7 Mar Steam Train Tour Warwick-Tmba-Wyreema-Tmba-Warwick 07 4661 9788
13-Mar Oakey Show Oakey Showgrounds 0498 147 487
Date TBC Harmony Day in the City TRC Civic Square, Toowoomba 0457 590 606
21-Mar Annual Clifton Fly In Clifton Airfield 0429 378 370
27 – 28 Mar Grammar Art Show Toowoomba Grammar School Assembly Hall, 24 Margaret St, Toowoomba 0437 813 196

APRIL

Date/s Event Venue Contact
2 – 18 Apr Qld School Holidays
2 – 5 Apr Easter
2 – 5 Apr Toowoomba Easter Gold Cup Tennis Assoc, James and Water Sts Toowoomba 07 4639 1874
2 -5 Apr Easter at the Big Cow Highfields Pioneer Village, Highfields 07 4696 6309
3-Apr Brymaroo Rodeo Rodeo Grounds, Brymaroo 0427 754 852
10-Apr Goombungee-Haden Show Goombungee Showgrounds, Lau Street 0418 830 513
10 – 11 Apr Western River Cup (Indigenous Regional Cricket) Captain Cook Recreational Reserve, Toowoomba 07 4637 9865
16-Apr Toowoomba Show Day Holiday
16 – 18 Apr Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show (162nd) Toowoomba Showgrounds 0414 783 343
17 – 18 Apr Showcasing Pittsworth & Gardens Yandilla Street, Pittsworth 0427 578 264
25-Apr ANZAC Day
23 – 25 Apr Country Rockin Blues Shindig at Adora Downs Adora Downs, Mt Tyson 0411 477 908
25-Apr ANZAC Day Services – Toowoomba Region Throughout Toowoomba region 131 872

MAY

Date/s Event Venue Contact
1-May Toowoomba Busking Festival Various locations, Toowoomba
2 – 3 May Darling Downs Rose Society Autumn Show Rose Cottage Newtown Park, Toowoomba 07 4633 1975
3-May Labour Day
8-May Autumn Orchid Show St Paul’s Church Hall, Toowoomba  0400 162 865
8-May Crows Nest Show Crows Nest Showgrounds 0422 408 076
15-May Toowoomba Doll Bear & Winter Craft Show Glennie School Junior Hall, Toowoomba 0488 404 637
16-May Hampton Festival Chapman Park, Hampton 07 4697 9066
16-May David Hack Classic Meet Toowoomba City Aerodrome, Toowoomba 0402 276 685
22 – 23 May Guns, Antiques, Militaria & Collectables Show Toowoomba Showgrounds 07 4637 0536
29-May Downs Explorer Scenic Railway Tour Return:  Warwick – Clifton 07 4661 9788
30-May 15th Towooomba Languages & Cultures Festival 2021 Queens Park, Toowoomba Message FB

JUNE

Date/s Event Venue Contact
8 – 10 June CRT FarmFest Kingsthorpe Park,11465 Warrego Highway, Kingsthorpe 02 6768 5800
5 – 6 Jun Toowoomba Model Trains & Hobby Expo Toowoomba Showgrounds 07 4639 2434
25 – 27 Jun Downs Explorer Scenic Railway Tour Warwick-Toowoomba-Wyreema-Toowoomba-Warwick 07 4661 9788
26 Jun – 11 Jul Qld School Holidays

JULY

Date/s Event Venue Contact
26 Jun – 11 Jul Qld School Holidays
28 Jun – 2 Jul USQ McGregor Winter School University of Southern Qld, Toowoomba 07 4631 2755
10 – 11 Jul Antique and Collectors Fair Founders Pavilion, Toowoomba Showgrounds 0427 465 407
24-Jul 2021 O’Callaghan Cup (Rugby) Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba 07 4687 2500

AUGUST

Date/s Event Venue Contact
30 Jul – 1 Aug QLD Outdoor Adventure & Motoring Expo Toowoomba Showgrounds, Toowoomba 07 4634 7288
11-Aug Ekka Show Holiday (Brisbane area only)
7-8; 14-15; 21-22;
& 28-29 Aug
InStudio Art Trail (10th Anniversary) Across Hampton & Crows Nest 0408 708 955

SEPTEMBER

Date/s Event Venue Contact
31 Aug – 3 Oct Toowoomba Art Society Spring Exhibition Culliford House, Toowoomba 07 4632 5725
1 – 30 Sep TOOWOOMBA CARNIVAL of FLOWERS Various locations, Toowoomba 131 872
3 – 5 Sep Pittsworth Sprints Pittsworth Industrial Estate, Pittsworth 0429 894 112
11 – 12 Sep New date Historic Leyburn Sprints Leyburn CBD, Leyburn 07 4695 0001
10 – 12 Sep Festival of Food & Wine Upper Queens Park, Toowoomba 131 872
11 – 12 Sep Guns & Militaria Founders Pavilion, Toowoomba Showgrounds 07 4634 7400
17 – 19 & 24 – 26 Sep Toowoomba Chronicle Garden Competition Various locations, Toowoomba 07 4690 0300
17 – 22 Sep St Lukes Flower & Music Festival St Luke’s Anglican Church, Toowoomba 07 4639 1910
17 – 22 Sep Spinners, Weavers & Dyers Show St Luke’s Anglican Church Hall, Toowoomba 07 4635 4344
17 – 20 Sep Australian Native Plants Show TAFE Horticulture Centre, Toowoomba 07 4635 0059
17 – 20 Sep Spring Orchid Show St. Pauls Church Hall, Toowoomba 0439 542 240
17 – 23 Sep Australian Getaway Tours Crows Nest & Highfields Gardens & Attractions Tours
Full Day Tours Toowoomba (includes Lunch)
07 4696 1857
17 – 26 Sep Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens Private Gardens, Toowoomba & surrounds 07 4635 1801
18 – 19 Sep Bonsai Show Rose Cottage, Newtown Park, Toowoomba 0418 710 704
18 – 19 Sep Geranium Show Masonic Hall, 58 Neil St, Toowoomba 0439 309 538
18 – 20 Sep Toowoomba’s Finest Craft Show Glenvale Room’ Toowoomba Showgrounds, Toowoomba 0488 404 637
17 – 20 Sep Native Orchid Spring Show St John’s Lutheran Church Hall, Toowoomba 0418 153 003
18 – 24 Sep Quilt Show – Toowoomba Quilters Club Salo Centre, Toowoomba 0418 715 070
18 – 24 Sep Darling Downs Textiles Art Group ‘downSIZE’ – A Florid Homage The Glennie School, Herries Street,Toowoomba 0424 816 896
18 – 26 Sep Carnival of Trains (Model Trains) Toowoomba Showgrounds 07 4639 2434
18 Sep – 4 Oct Qld School Holidays
19-Sep A Succulent Fest Bunkers Hill State School, Westbrook 0439 924 699
22 – 26 Sep Cultivate Country Gardens Day Tour Country Gardens, Toowoomba region 0409 814 200
24 -26 Sep Steam Train Tour Warwick – Toowoomba (One way only) 07 4661 9788

OCTOBER

Date/s Event Venue Contact
18 Sep – 4 Oct Qld School Holidays
1 – 3 Oct Australian Camp Oven Festival (Biennial) Millmerran Showgrounds, Millmerran 0429 727 503
2 – 10 Oct Pittsworth Spring Art Exhibition Pittsworth Art Gallery, Pittsworth 07 4693 2510
4-Oct Queens Birthday Holiday
8 – 10 Oct Pittsworth Craft & Fine Food Spectacular Pittsworth Town Hall, Pittsworth 0437 672 472
9 – Oct  TBC Arthur Postle Gift Club Pittsworth, Short Street, Pittsworth 0477 419 179
9-Oct Maclagan Squeezebox Festival Maclagan Memorial Hall, Maclagan 0427 170 857
9-10 Oct Darling Downs Rose Society Spring Show Rose Cottage Newtown Park, Toowoomba 07 4633 1975
10-Oct Rotary Ride the Range Picnic Point, Toowoomba 0438 325 965
16 – 17 Oct Toowoomba Gemfest Centenary Heights SHS. Toowoomba 0417 611 820
17-Oct Poets Breakfast  7:00am to 9:30am Highfields Pioneer Village, 73 Wirraglen Road, Highfields 07 4696 6309
23-24 Oct Relay for Life Queens Park, Toowoomba 0467 564 060

NOVEMBER

Date/s Event Venue Contact
6-Nov Jacaranda Day Festival Mocatta Street, Goombungee 0409 665 303
15 – 21 Nov Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Awards Pittsworth Showgrounds, Pittsworth 0427 578 264
19 – 21 Nov Country Heart Xmas Market Glenvale Room Toowoomba 0488 404 637
21-Nov Town Hall Bush Poets Breakfast Pittsworth Hotel Motel, Pittsworth 0427 578 264
24 Nov- 3 Dec Bush Christmas Exhibition Masonic Centre, 58 Neil Street, Toowoomba 07 4696 4529

DECEMBER

Date/s Event Venue Contact
5 – 24 Dec Toowoomba’s Christmas Wonderland Queens Park Gardens, Toowoomba 0400 357 206
11 Dec – 23 Jan ’22 Qld School Holidays
24-Dec Christmas Eve (Public Holiday 6pm – midnight)
25-Dec Christmas Day
26-Dec Boxing Day (Boxing Day Holiday 28-Dec)
31-Dec New Years Eve Fireworks Queens Park, Toowoomba 131 872