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

James Cook UNiversity Grounds

The Townsville Cultural Festival is a not-for-profit community festival organised by the Townsville Intercultural Centre. The festival showcases the diversity of Australian music, food, arts and culture, bringing tens of thousand of people together each year in celebration of life itself. From Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th August over 150 performing groups will offering everything from folk, blues, hip-hop and punk, 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 May

This year the festival's Centre of Learning will host workshops, lectures, discussion panels, theatre shows and the Townsville heat of the National Poetry Slam competition. There will be DJ sets, solo sets, dance workshops, massage exchange stations and yoga classes. Over 100 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, yarning circle, henna tattoo stalls and gypsy fortune tellers. Join us in this celebration of Unity in Diversity.

First Release Tickets on sale on the 1st of May.



Download Stage Schedules & Site Map



Thank you to our Festival Sponsors