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What's On Around Townsville?

What's On Around Townsville?

7th June 2023

What's On Around Townsville?

Events Coming up in Townsville

🎺Fri, 08 Sep 2023  Sunset Vibes: with 1 RAR Band - Join us at The Strand – Burke Street Headland for an electrifying evening that blends modern beats with Aussie classics, courtesy of the sensational 1RAR Band.  This isn't your average concert – it's a music experience that transcends generations. Whether you're belting out the lyrics to your favourite tracks or dancing the evening away with friends, the 1RAR Band's talent will have you hooked from the first note.  Bring your crew, set up the perfect picnic, and let the good times roll on at The Strand. This is your chance to immerse yourself in the quintessential beachside atmosphere while enjoying top-notch live music that's as cool as the ocean breeze.

🎏 Saturday 16th September from 3pm - Bushland Beach Kids Festival It's the first weekend of the School Holidays and we're looking after the kids!  There will be rides, entertainment and workshops, markets, food trucks, giveaways and a headline performance from kids show "Dance Like An Animal" Kicking off from 3pm thanks to Reef Recycling, don't miss it!

26 September Townsville Sailing Club invites you to celebrate 40 years of the America's Cup with them ON 26th September from 6pm at the Clubhouse, everyone is welcome along β›΅οΈπŸ†

🎏 Friday 6th October from 5pm Strand Night Markets, Strand Park, North Ward - Come down and join in to celebrate the end of the working week. Join family and friends and enjoy Townsville's favourite food trucks, local arts and crafts and kids entertainment. What better way to end the week!

πŸ“… Saturday October 14, 2023 NRL 2023 Pacific Championships! πŸ‰πŸ“ Queensland Country Bank Stadium Catch both our Aussie men's and women's Rugby League teams play right here in Townsville.  Australian Jillaroos v Kiwi Ferns  /  Australian Kangaroos v TOA SAMOA

🎺 Saturday October 21 from 3 PM – 5:30 PM Brass on the Grass Come along to Gregory Street Headland for an afternoon of free music with Townsville Brass.

🎏 Friday 3rd November from 5pm Strand Night Markets, Strand Park, North Ward - Come down and join in to celebrate the end of the working week. Join family and friends and enjoy Townsville's favourite food trucks, local arts and crafts and kids entertainment. What better way to end the week!

🎏 Friday 1st December from 5pm Strand Night Markets, Strand Park, North Ward - Come down and join in to celebrate the end of the working week. Join family and friends and enjoy Townsville's favourite food trucks, local arts and crafts and kids entertainment. What better way to end the week!

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πŸŽͺ Cotter's Markets Every Sunday in the City Centre (10 mins walk away)
Flinders Street Cotters Market Townsville 
Cotters Market is North Queensland's largest arts and crafts market with over 150 stalls offering an amazing selection of unique local arts and craft, fresh food, live music and fun for the kids. Cotters Market is held each Sunday from 8.30am to 1pm in Flinders Mall (in the city centre, only a 10 minute walk from our Marina) - you can check out their FACEBOOK page to find out what's happening each week.

πŸŽͺ Strand Night Markets - First Friday of the Month (10 mins walk away)
First Friday Night of every month from 5pm at Strand Park. There will plenty of food trucks, local craft and stalls showcasing our tropical town's talents.  The Strand Night Markets are the perfect way to start your weekend and enjoy time with family and friends.


Townsville City Council, Neuron Mobility introduce e-scooters in Townsville  | Townsville Bulletin

Getting Around

Why not get around town on a Scooter!  You’ll see Orange and Purple Scooters around our City Centre for hire, easily download the Neuron or Beam app on your phone, and use the map to find the nearest scooters, then scan to start the hire.  Scooters are approx 45c a minute and a quick and fun way to get around town!  

SUNBUS Townsville > Journey Planner

Or hire the Marina's Courtesy Car > $10 donation for 2 hours


Closest Restaurants, Pubs & Bars to Breakwater Marina:

THE STRAND:   πŸΊπŸ—Longboards  πŸ₯˜C Bar  🍺Seaview Hotel - The Strand   

CASINO:   πŸ₯‚Quarterdeck @ The Ville   πŸœ Miss Songs

CITY CENTRE:  🍺The Brewery  πŸ€ Cowboys Leagues Club


Townsville's a great place to get outdoors and explore with walkways that lead through tropical parklands, wildlife reserves and along our beautiful beaches.   

Our Marina is located directly adjacent to Anzac Park, the first section of the Strand.  This precinct extends 2.7km to Jezzine Barracks which connects to Rowes Bay and further to Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park.

 

You can visit the local council's website to download a guide to the nearby walking and cycle paths, or to find popular trails like the walk up the "Goat Track" up iconic Castle Hill.

Whether you go by foot, bike or car the view at the top of Castle Hill is simply spectacular, best form of free exercise in Townsville - and the views from the top are fantastic!  Either take the road up for a brisk walk, or for a good work out take the "Goat Track".   
Visit Council's website for more information <CLICK HERE>

To explore a bit further afield, find out more about mountain-biking, cycling and hiking trails nearby in national parks, please visit the Queensland Government Parks website.