Townsville Cultural festival – August 9th - 13th,  2017

James Cook University Grounds

The Townsville Cultural Festival showcases the diversity of Australian music, food, arts and culture, bringing thousands of people together each year in a celebration of life. From Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th August, over 100 performing groups will offer everything from folk, jazz, blues, hip-hop and rock, to Indigenous Australian music and dance, drum circles, fire shows, cabaret, poetry, theatre, and traditional dance groups from around the world. 

Download the 32-Page Festival Catalogue here

The Townsville Cultural Festival is a not-for-profit community festival organised by the Townsville Intercultural Centre. 

The Centre of Learning hosts workshops, lectures, discussion panels, theatre and poetry. There will be DJ sets, solo sets, dance workshops, massage exchange stations and yoga classes. Dozens of market stalls from around the world will offer arts and crafts, cuisines, fashion and produce. Throughout the grounds you will find featured art installations, interactive games, roving characters, show rides, Indigenous yarning circle, henna tattoo stalls and gypsy fortune tellers. Join us in this celebration of Unity in Diversity.



Stage Schedules & Site Map Available 1st of July


Thank you to our Festival Sponsors