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What’s On in Townsville?

It is time for you to join all of Townsville North Queensland at play. No matter what’s on in Townsville, guests of the Mercure Hotel Townsville will enjoy unmatched access to it all.

Stay with us any time of the year and you will find this exhilarating North Queensland town bursting with holiday festivals, cultural activities, farmers markets and limitless recreational adventures on land, sea and air.

With 320 days of sunshine per year, a laid-back, welcoming spirit and the waters of Cleveland Bay sparkling just offshore, Townsville has something for everyone.

Cotters Market at Mercure Hotel Townsville

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Cotters Market

Running for over 35 years, Cotters Market is the city’s most iconic farmers market. 

KISS – End of the Road World Tour at Mercure Hotel Townsville

KISS – End of the Road World Tour

There one of the most famous rock bands in the world and they are coming to Townsville! Prepare to rock and roll all night long, as the band KISS conclude their highly anticipated ‘End of the Road’ Tour in spectacular fashion at Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium. A huge outdoor concert like no other, witness these rock legends as they perform for one night only.

Junior State Cup North Junior State Cup North

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Junior State Cup North

Over three days each year, junior touch football players from across Queensland converge for the Junior State Cup North (JSCN). Held at Townsville’s Queen’s Park touch fields and Sports Reserve, this inaugural event connects players, coaches and referees and is inclusive, fun and safe which can be enjoyed by family and friends.  

 2022 Townsville North Queensland Games

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2022 Townsville North Queensland Games

In its 38th year, the 2022 Townsville North Queensland Games will officially kick off on 29 April 2022.

Guy Sebastian’s T.R.U.T.H. Tour at Mercure Hotel Townsville

Guy Sebastian’s T.R.U.T.H. Tour

Multi-ARIA award-winning singer-songwriter, Guy Sebastian is bringing his highly anticipated national T.R.U.T.H. tour to Townsville’s Entertainment Centre.

Australian Festival of Chamber Music at Mercure Hotel Townsville

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Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Delighting audiences for almost 30 years, the unique and innovative Australian Festival of Chamber Music is back for another incredible ten-day program of concerts.

World Triathlon Multisport World Championships at Mercure Hotel Townsville

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World Triathlon Multisport World Championships

Set to attract over 8000 athletes and spectators, the ITU Multisport World Champions will be the largest sporting event ever to be held in Townsville.