Top Things To Do in Townsville – April 2018

Top Things To Do in Townsville – April 2018

For the full calendar of events in Townsville, collect your Pakmag April Edition from McDonald’sColesCalanna Whole Health Pharmacy, Major Shopping Centres,  Child Care Centres and local library before they disappear.

Get Active + Healthy

Hop along and try sports and activities. Sign up to clubs and classes.

There is an option for everyone and every shape.

For more information and calendar of activities, check out website.

Opening Ceremony – Festival 2018

  • When: Wednesday, 4 April, from 5.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Where: Jezzine Barracks
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The opening night of this great event, a 12-day celebration, from 4 -15 April.

Join the opening of the Commonwealth Games 2018 with a live cross to the official opening ceremony on the Gold Coast.

There will be: Athlete appearances, 1RAR performance, Official speeches, Launch of Festival 2018 and more! Check out the full schedule of events at – make sure you don’t miss it!

GC2018 BASKETBALL – Prelims

Get excited, International Basketball is coming to Townsville!

Taking place from 5 to 10 April, there’s plenty of opportunity to catch a game so make sure you book your tickets before they sell out!

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys – Home Games

  • When: Saturday, 14 April, 5.30pm to 8.00pm (Canterbury BullDogs)
  • When: Saturday, 21 April, 7.30pm to 10.00pm (Gold Coast Titans)
  • When: Saturday, 28 April, 7.30pm to 10.00pm (Canberra Raiders)
  • Where: 1300SMILES Stadium
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Get your tickets now to this great family entertainment in town!

Cheer on your North Queensland Toyota Cowboys when they take on the Canterbury BullDogs on Saturday, 14 April, the Gold Coast Titans on Saturday, 21 April and on Canberra Raiders on Saturday, 28 April at 1300SMILES Stadium. Tickets are on sale!

Riverway Movie Night – Son of Bigfoot

Bring your blanket along and enjoy the free open-air movie under the stars and raintrees at Riverway! This month’s movie is “Son of Bigfoot”

Move It Festival

Run, Walk or Roll |1km – 5km – 10km

Register online and join this amazing event, 100% of funds remain local.



Yo Diddle Diddle

One Cow. One moon. One mission. What if your dream was only one jump away?

‘Exploring the theme of resilience, a heart-warming and highly visual story’

Recommended Ages: 4-8 | Tickets $15

Riverway Movie Night – Captain UnderPants

Bring your blanket along and enjoy the free open-air movie under the stars and raintrees at Riverway! This month’s movie is “Captain Underpants”

Tasman Turtle’s Picnic Day

  • When: Saturday, 19 May, 11.00am – 4.00pm
  • Where: TYTO Parklands, Ingham
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Enjoy a day of adventure and discovery of art, culture, nature and knowledge with Tasman Turtle and his friends at our annual family Picnic Day. The day is filled with activities, workshops, games, food and entertainment for you and your family. BYO picnic or food and beverages available for purchase.

Townsville Grammar School – Open day

  • When: Thursday, 24 May, 9.00am – 12.00pm (Pre-Prep – Year 6)
  • Where: Annandale Campus
  • When: Saturday, 2 June, 9.00am – 12.00pm (Pre-Kindy (3 Yr Olds) – Early Primary)
  • Where: NorthShore Campus

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