Planning a trip and wondering what’s happening in and around Townsville during your stay? Here’s some of the highlights of the 2024 events calendar. Why not pick your favourite event/s, pack a bag and come stay with us at Mariners North Holiday Apartments Townsville for a few nights?



2024 NQ Cowboys Home Games
Queensland Country Bank Stadium

See Upcoming Games

16th March NQ Cowboys v Knights • 7th April NQ Cowboys v Titans •  27th April NQ Cowboys v Panthers •  4th May NQ Cowboys v Dolphins • 24th May NQ Cowboys v Tigers •  8th June NQ Cowboys v Warriors •  6th July NQ Cowboys v Eagles •  21st July NQ Cowboys v Bulldogs •  27th July NQ Cowboys v Sharks •  4th August NQ Cowboys v Dragons •  10th August NQ Cowboys v Broncos •  17th August NQ Cowboys v Raiders •  29th August NQ Cowboys v Storm •  7th September NQ Cowboys v Tigers •  21st September NRLW Double Header (Dragons v Broncos and NQ Cowboys v Knights

2024 NRL Harvey Norman All Stars
Queensland Country Bank Stadium
16th February

Castle Hill Trail Run
Castle Hill
25th February

Ocean Film Festival World Tour
Townsville Civic Centre
1st March

PINK – Summer Carnival 2024
Queensland Country Bank Stadium
22nd to 23rd March

Michael Jackson HIStory – The World’s Premier MJ Tribute Show
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre
28th March

Bay to Base 
Magnetic Island
27th April

Townsville Expo
Reid Park
17th to 19th May

Magnetic Island Two Bays Trail Run
Magnetic Island
25th May

2024 Banff Mountain Film Festival
Townsville Civic Centre
31st May

Townsville Magnetic 30in30 Series 3
The Strand
1st to 30th June

NRLW State of Origin Game 3 – Ampol Women’s State of Origin Series
Queensland Country Bank Stadium
27th June

Townsville Gem and Mineral Show
Townsville Sports Precinct
20th to 21st July

Australian Festival of Chamber Music
Various Townsville Locations
26th July to 4th August

PUNQ 2024
2nd to 18th August

Townsville Running Festival
Jezzine Barracks
4th August

Race the Reef World Triathlon Multisport Championships
Townsville (Expo and Check in Strand Park)
15th to 25th August

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week
Magnetic Island
29th August to 4th September

The Great Island Trek
Magnetic Island
7th September

NAFA (North Australian Festival of Arts)
Strand Park
26th September to 13th October

Symphony Under the Stars – Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Townsville Civic Centre
27th September

Bjorn Again! The Waterloo Anniversary Tour
Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre
5th October


Sweet Days, Hot Nights Festival
Home Hill Showgrounds
30th to 31st May 2025

This is just a taste of the exciting festivals, sporting games, concerts and shows happening here in Townsville. We recommend checking with the following venues for additional events:
Townsville Civic Theatre
Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre
Queensland Country Bank Stadium Townsville

Staying at Mariners North Holiday Apartments you’ll be perfectly positioned to attend a local event and check out the amazing things to do in Townsville. Our 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and Penthouse are all fully self-contained and all boast commanding ocean views from Townsville’s only absolute oceanfront accommodation.

Events are subject to change so please be sure to check directly with event organisers for the latest information, amendments or cancellations. 

*Image courtesy of Townsville Enterprise