FAQs

  • When is the Festival on?

    A student day is on Friday 15 May 2020 and events for the general public are on Saturday 16 May 2020.The school holiday program is on Saturday 19 September to Monday 5 October 2020.

  • Where is the Festival held?

    All Townsville events are held at Museum of Tropical Queensland, 70-102 Flinders Street, Townsville.

  • Is it free?

    The school holiday program is included with the general Museum entry admission charge. Details are here.

    The activities on the student day (Friday 15 May) are free for school students, but bookings are required.

    Some activities for the general public events on Saturday 16 May are charged. Details are available on the event pages.

  • How do I book a ticketed event?

    Click the booking button on the relevant event page.

    For school bookings, you can also call the museum on (07) 4726 0600.

  • Is the event happening anywhere else?

    Yes, the Festival runs throughout 2020 at multiple locations across Queensland:

    Chinchilla – 28 to 29 February 2020

    Gladstone – 20 to 21 March 2020

    Brisbane – 25 to 29 March 2020

    Toowoomba – 18 & 19 April 2020, with a holiday program 6 to 17 April (closed Good Friday, 10 April)

    Townsville – 15 to 16 May 2020 with a holiday program 19 September to 5 October 2020

    Ipswich – 27 to 28 November 2020 with a holiday program 27 June to 12 July 2020

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