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Townsville

Townsville

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Townsville

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Townsville

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Places to visit

Townsville

Places to visit


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Things to do

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Things to do


Some forthcoming events in Townsville:

India Fest Townsville

Townsville Indian community is proud to bring the richness of one of the modern ethnic culture in the world through food, music and dance, crafts, fashion and jewelry, and yoga so that the festival will be a true representation of India. Through mutual understanding and respect India Fest will bring an opportunity for everyone to better understand the Indian culture, and form a better mankind irrespective of race, religion, or creed.

This event also coincides with the festival of lights “Diwali”, one of the most famous Indian festivals.  Riverway park will turn into a vibrant space that offers a unique Indian experience.

Highlights include:

  • Ethnic Food: you can treat your taste buds to the different Indian cuisines and spices. For enthusiastic there will be hands on cookery workshop.
  • Bollywood and classical Indian theatrical performances – magic of Indian cinema and folk coming alive in a stunning and electrifying onstage spectacle – designed, scripted and composed using the local Indian talent.
  • Live crafts and arts village – display of the rich handicraft of different Indian states
  • State Pavilions – showcasing diverse Indian culture from different states.
  • Glamorous Indian Wedding (optional) – experience being the bridal couple or as a guest. get wed in Indian style with costumes jewelry et al. Capture the visuals of the marriage on photo or video.


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Markets

Townsville

Markets


Lucinda Markets

White Hat recommends that the Lucinda Markets are well worth a detour off the highway. With over 30 stalls in a seaside atmosphere and Hinchinbrook Island in the background there are plenty of relaxing things to see and do in Lucinda. It also offers wonderful opportunities for photographs, including the engineering achievement of the large Lucinda jetty.



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Mercer Lane Markets

White Hat finds this to be a particularly well-chosen location for a market featuring hand made local art and craft. The location is in front of the nearly 50 metre long mosaic created by local artists and celebrating the history of the district -particularly the sugar cane industry. Take the time to observe the hidden details of the mosaic and the fine details of the craft works for sale.



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Conroy Hall Markets

Located close to the Botanic Gardens, this is an all weather market. White Hat suggests that on any particular month you are likely to find an eclectic range of books, quirky antiques, random bric-a-brac, b, clothing, examples of local craft work and some snacks for nourishement.



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Raintree Markets

If you find yourself just north of Townsville on the third Sunday of the month, White Hat suggests you might like to have a lazy picnic in the Rotary Park and wander around the Raintree Markets. It is also a great park for the kids to have a run and play. The market is set under an impressive group of raintrees and features fresh local produce, bric-a-brac, snacks, coffee, tropical plants and local craft.



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Forrest Beach Market

White Hat can recommend Forrest Beach Markets as a very pleasant market under the trees in a beach setting. The market fresh local produce, local arts and crafts, bric-a-brac, family activities and the opportunity for a barbecue lunch.



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Cotters Market

Green tick

To the best of White Hat’s knowledge, this event or location is operating as usual despite COVID-19 precautions. However, always double check with the organiser or institution before making a special trip.

An arts and craft market also featuring stalls selling seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables.


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Rollingstone Markets
A market featuring arts, crafts, produce, preserves and more. Breakfast and morning tea are availabale at the Rollingstone Historical Society Muesum. ..
Horseshoe Bay Markets
A market showcasing arts and crafts and held under the trees in the delightful setting of horseshoe bay. There is live music from 11am and local shops offer market day specials. Ask bus and ferry operators about special market day fares. ..
Townsville Showgrounds Market
A market with a range of bric-a-brac and second hand goods together with clothes and produce. Licensed bar, food & live entertainment. ..
Willows Markets
A regular Sunday market. ..
Strand Night Market
A diverse range of entertainment and a huge variety of food, fashion, craft, jewellery and home & leisure displays. ..
Showgrounds Market - Charters Towers
A wide range of articles for sale include produce, bric-a-brac, hand made items and plants. White Hat recommends that you keep an eye out for gemstones where the astute buyer may pick up a real bargain. ..

Places to stay

Townsville

Places to stay


Selected places to stay in Townsville:

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