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 together each year in celebration of life itself. From Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th August over 100 performing groups will offer everything from folk, blues, hip-hop and rock, to Indigenous Australian music and dance, drum circles, fireshows, cabaret, poetry, theatre, and traditional dance groups from around the world.


Tickets on Sale 1st of June

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

The festival 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. Over dozens of food and market stalls from around the world, will offer arts and crafts, cuisines, fashion and produce, and around the grounds, you will find art features, interactive games, roving characters, show rides, Indigenous yarning circle, henna tattoo stalls and gipsy fortune tellers. Join us in this celebration of Unity in Diversity.




Download Stage Schedules & Site Map



Thank you to our Festival Sponsors