Townsville gets cultural during this internationally renowned festival at various venues across the city.
In August the Australian Italian Festival celebrates the fact that 60% of Ingham residents are of Italian descent. The motto is ‘eat, drink and celebrate’.
This tropical food showcase held every March is a highlight of the northern Queensland culinary calendar.
Racing cars roar through a purpose-built street circuit during the V8 Supercar Championship.
The Golden Gumboot Festival, held each May, celebrates the soak with a parade and lashings of entertainment.