Whats On

 

 

Gulf Western Oil Winternationals

10-13 June 2021

The biggest event of the year is back!! The largest championship drag racing event held outside of North America, is the final round of the 400 Thunder season for the country’s championships.

From the amazing flame-throwing 500km/h Top Fuelers through to Junior Dragsters, every bracket that competes for national championship honors will be represented at the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals, with more than 500 cars and motorcycles from all over the country expected to be on track over four big days of racing.

For more information click here

 

CMC Rocks 2022

We are currently waiting on confirmation of the dates by the organiser and will update as soon as released.

For more information see their website.

 

Are you up for the Challenge? 

Experience the thrill of a lifetime driving a Holden or Ford V8 Race Car around the infamous Queensland Raceway in Willowbank!

We are one of the closest accommodation venues to Queensland’s premier race circuit – Willowbank. Just 10 minutes to the circuit where the biggest two & four-wheel events, in Qld, take place. This is the only location near Brisbane where you can drive on the same race track that international heroes do.

 

Pterodactyl Helicopters

Since 2008, Pterodactyl Helicopters has been partnering with the best local cafes, wineries, restaurants, pubs, breweries, and accommodation places in southeast Queensland and Brisbane to put together a selection of once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tours and scenic flights, where getting there is half the fun.

For information about their services visit their website.

 

 

Workshops Rail Museum

The Workshops Rail Museum is a great day out for the whole family. The Museum is known for their school holiday activities such as Build it!, Circus Train, Toyland Express, The Great Train Robbery, and of course the iconic Day out with Thomas event (the biggest Thomas & Friends event in the country) that runs from Boxing Day every year until the end of January.

Check the website to see what is coming up.

 

Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights

Experience the magic and adventure of a hot air balloon flight floating above the heritage city of Ipswich, the Scenic Rim and Somerset countryside. Discover and explore Greater Brisbane’s big backyard from the air! 

Offering a boutique ballooning experience with only one flight per day and a maximum of 10 passengers ensuring absolutely everyone’s needs are catered for and you enjoy the experience you deserve. 

Check their website for more detailed information.

 

Parks and Gardens

For the families, there are many parks, gardens and attractions which are FREE.

The Ipswich City Council Animal and Bird enclosure is well worth a look, located in the Ipswich CBD, directly across from Queens Park

Check their website for more detailed information.

 

Ipswich Turf Club

RACING SINCE 1848

Join us trackside for a perfect day of racing

The Ipswich Turf Club is the home of the Ipswich Cup and so much more. Now boasting new horse race day stalls, refurbished track as well as impressive renovated facilities, the venue has something for everyone.

Embrace the Ipswich Cup!

19th June 2021

Rich in history, heritage and horses there really is nothing like the Ipswich Cup. But it is more than a horse race; it is the social day of the year for the greater Ipswich region.

Check their website for more detailed information.

 

The Arts

Ipswich Art Gallery is situated in the CBD and has regularly changing art and exhibits. It is interactive and child friendly with a dedicated hands-on Gallery just for children.

Check their website for more detailed information.

 

For information on Ipswich Events, Fairs, Festivals and more, visit the Discover Ipswich website.