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Townsville is heating up!

Although the chilly mornings & evenings have been great, Townsville is about to gear up for a couple of hot weekends!! There will be plenty of action for the whole family to enjoy over the next couple of weeks! For a brief ‘what’s happening in Townsville’ please see below:

Townsville Show – Friday 27th of June to Monday 30th of June

Townsville Show Times

Friday 5:00pm – Late
Saturday 9:00am – Late
Sunday 9:00am – Late
Monday 9:00am – Late

You can pre-purchase your tickets now from the website www.townsvilleshow.com.au to avoid the cues, or head down to the Showgrounds or Stockland Townsville to get your tickets.

Ticket Prices:
Adult – $15
Child (3yrs – under 11’s) – $5
Child Under 3yrs – FREE
Student/Age Pensioner – $10
Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 Children from 3 yr – under 11yrs) – $35

Pre-Sell Prices
• Adult – $10
• Child (from 3 yrs – under 11yrs) – $5
• Student / Aged Pensioner – $7.50
• Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children from 3 yr – under 11 yrs) – $30

For more information about the Townsville Show, please contact their website www.townsvilleshow.com.au or phone them on 4771 4964


North Queensland is set to heat up as the V8 Supercars arrive at the Tropics for the Castrol Townsville 500
(– Driven by TAFE Queensland North, July 4 – 6)

They are saying this year’s event is to be bigger and better than before! Everyone will enjoy the extra 100km of high octane V8 Supercar racing. For all of you rev heads out there, make sure you get down to the track in July!

There is going to be so much happening and will be a great day out for the whole family. The littl race fans can enjoy the Disney Fun Zone with new and exciting activities (under 14’s receive free trackside admission with a paying adult (one child per ticket). On the Saturday night for the adults there will be some live music from recording artists Jessica Mauboy & Vanessa Amorosi plus much, much more throughout the whole weekend!

V8 Supercars Sessions
Friday
10:10 Practice 1
11:40 Practice 2
12:50 Practice 3
Saturday
10:15 Practice 4
11:40 Qualifying – Race 20
12:00 Qualifying – Race 21
14:15 Race 20 16:50 – Race 21
Sunday
11:00 Qualifying – Race 22
12:05 Top 10 Shootout 15:55 Race 22

For more information, ticket prices or to find out what else is happening at the V8’s in Townsville head to
http://www.v8supercars.com.au/championship/2014-v8-supercars-championship/castrol-townsville-500-driven-by-tafe-queensland-north

Road Closures:
Friday 27th of June midnight to Tuesday 8th July at 5:00am:
Boundary Street, Railway Avenue to Woolcock Street, Charters Towers Road & Boundary Street to Ingham Road

Car Park Closures
Flinders Street East Car Park (closest to Bully’s Nightclub) Only half the car park closed
Thursday 3 July – Sunday 6 July – Sturt Street Car Park Between Walker and Sturt Street
Friday 4 July – Sunday 6 July. These car parks are restricted to Emergency Service access only.

Public transport will also be available. For more information on road closures, car park closures or whats on in Townsville go to www.townsville.qld.gov.au

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