Events & Tickets

Planning for the 2021 Festival is nearly complete. Please follow us on our Facebook page or check on the website for further updates. 

Exhibition and Regional Dinner - 28 May TYTO Gallery and Cultural Precinct

Exhibition at TYTO Gallery 28th May

This exhibition traces the history of cane cutters in the Herbert River District. It was the influx of overseas canecutters from not only Italy, but other areas of Europe which changed forever the cultural landscape of our district. 

This is an invitation only opening on the 28th May. However, will be open to the public at the TYTO Regional Gallery from Saturday 29th May.


Regional Dinner at TYTO Piazza - 28th May

This ticketed event will feature courses specific to the different regions of Italy. Dine under the stars at TYTO and enjoy the ambience of great food, company and entertainment. Tickets availible online at Townsville Tickets from Tuesday 20th April. Ticket price - $50.00 per person

The menu will consist of authentic Italian dishes. 

Hair and Fashion Extravaganza - June 5 2021 - TYTO Parklands - Sponsored by NQIB Insurance 

Doors open at 6.30PM for start at 7.00PM start

The Australian Italian Festival Hair and Fashion Spectacular will be held on 4 June 2021, at TYTO Parklands, Ingham.  Local boutiques and a hairdressers will showcase their collections and talent.  This year will also feature a series of sustainable fashion workshops which will be judged on that night. 

If you would like to be involved, please contact the Festival Office on 47765288. 



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Carnivale at the TYTO Parklands

Saturday & Sunday, 5 & 6 June 2021

Please note online Festival Pre Sale Tickets have a discount of up to 20% on the admission gate price.


Saturday: 5 June 2021 : Gates Open 10AM til 11.30PM

Sunday: 6 June 2021 : Gates Open 10AM til 3.00PM

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Fun and Amusement

We offer fun for the whole family! Parents and kids alike are welcome to join in the games. Fun is guaranteed, and the great prizes are a bonus.

Entry to the competitions is free and these include:

  • Greasy Pole Climbing
  • Pizza & Pasta Eating
  • Grape Stomping
  • Gondola Races
  • Txingas

Kid's Corner - Free

Everything in the Kid's Corner is also FREE for children 16 years and under.

  • Face Painting
  • Puppet Show
  • Circus with Purpose
  • Hoola Hoop workshop
  • Large Jumping Castle
  • Spinning Tea Cups
  • Double Lane Inflatable Slide




2021 Festival Admission Prices

Category Type of Pass Pre Sale Price Gate Price
Adult Weekend $26 $32
Adult Saturday $20 $25
Adult Sunday $9 $12


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