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What's on during Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Hanging Basket Display

18 to 8 October 2019

Surround yourself with a spectacular display of 60 hanging baskets in the Museum Show ring. Each basket was lovingly created by community members as part of design competition.

Supported by Yates.


Carnival Parade 1980

Celebrating 70 Years Display 

Celebrate 70 years of Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers with a display of historical images and memorabilia.

Developed with The Chronicle Garden Competition and photographer, Bev Lacey. Image courtesy of The Chronicle.

Jane GoodallPollinator Awareness Talks

28, 29 September and 5, 6 October 2019

Learn how you can work to promote environmental protection through education and conversation at one of these free talks, on during the Carnival period. 


Feature Artisan jfrank Jodie Franklin

28 September 2019 | 10am - 2pm 

Watch Jodie Franklin create her unique works of art as our Feature Artisan this month. Jodie will be demonstrating her art Saturday 28 September and her art will be available in the Museum Shop until 20 October.  


Carnival Demonstrations

Blacksmithing On Display

21 & 22 September | Demonstration

Watch as our Blacksmith Terry Drennan leads a class of students in creating their own fireside and BBQ tool set.

Wheelwrighting On Display

28 September to  2 October | Demonstration

Check out Kerry Riehl, who has been making and repairing wooden wheels for over 30 years, as he leads a group of students through a workshop.

Local Artisan Products

During September | Display

National Carriage Collection

Browse the selection of beautiful carnival inspired items by local artisans.

Our Carnival program is included with Museum admission.

*Admission charges apply to visitors from outside the Toowoomba Regional Council area.


Event Details

20 September 2019 - 06 October 2019

Of Interest