Queensland’s largest inland city is Toowoomba. It is called the Garden City and has a charming country feel. Toowoomba has several parks and gardens, and the renowned Carnival of Flowers spring event is held here. But there is more than that. The city is jam-packed with beautiful events, especially in May and June.

If you’re considering a trip, Toowoomba is a lovely location with various events that the whole family will enjoy. The top Toowomba events for May & June are listed below.

World Science Festival Queensland: Toowoomba

May 21 – 22, Cobb+Co Museum

The World Science Festival Queensland visits five rural areas of Queensland each year. Queensland’s World Science Festival gets science out of the classroom and into the community’s parks, museums, galleries, and classrooms.

From May 21 to 22, the World Science Festival Queensland will return to Toowoomba with a bang of science. Join in the fun as Cobb+Co Museum transforms into a STEM playground from 9:30 am to 3 pm, offering a wide variety of free, immersive, and kid-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy.

Cirque Mother Africa

May 21, The Empire Theatre

In 2023, Cirque Mother Africa, celebrating 15 years and just finished a season on Broadway that sold out, will return to Australia with a brand-new production featuring the Ramadahi Brothers’ incredible hand-to-hand balancing act from Australia’s Got Talent.

The top performers from nine African nations, including Ethiopia, South Africa, Kenya, and Tanzania, come together in this 90-minute entertainment spectacular to deliver the wonder, suspense, and delight that is Cirque Mother Africa.

Are We There Yet?

June 8 – 9, The Empire Theatre

Are We There Yet? is a play by Finegan Kruckemeyer based on Alison Lester’s novel. Come with 8-year-old Grace and her family on their exciting and frequently humorous journey around Australia. Alison Lester AM’s famous book is brought to life on stage with songs, laughter (and quokkas!) for children aged 3 to 10 and their adults after CDP’s successful national tour of Magic Beach.

Hampton Festival

June 26, Chapman Park

Enjoy the lively celebration of area artisans, live music, and local food production in this picturesque high-country community. Taste delicious local produce, food, and wine from some of the featured regional restaurants and wineries while unwinding under the majesty of the blue gum trees and listening to music.

Children can participate in various entertaining and instructive activities at the Hampton Festival. Families can enjoy time together while participating in these educational and fun activities that teach them about the ecology and culture of the area.

Prepare to travel to Toowoomba! You are welcome to stay with us at Laguna Serviced Apartments, Toowoomba. Your home away from home in the city’s centre can be in one of our slick, contemporary, two-bedroom serviced apartments in Toowoomba.  

With a prime location just five minutes walk from Toowoomba’s central business district, Laguna Apartments is close to various cafés, restaurants, and takeout stores. Many of the area’s spectacular National Parks are easily accessible by car. At the same time, renowned local attractions like the serene Japanese Gardens, Empire Theatre, and Cobb & Co Museum are just a short walk away.
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