Featured Events

CT 4x4 Fun Day

Date: Sunday 12 February 2017 - Sunday 12 November 2017
Location: Millchester Motor Sport and Recreation Facility
Keen to try out your new 4x4 and don't know where to go? Had a 4x4 for years and have run out of new places? Don't have anyone to go with? CT 4x4 Club Fun Day allows novice and experienced drivers an area to test their vehicles in a range of terrain including soft sand and rocky outcrops, with the surety of having experienced 4WD Queensland membe...

Horse of the North

Date: Thursday 25 May 2017 - Saturday 27 May 2017
Location: Dalrymple Equestrian Centre
The inaugural Horse of the North event was held in 2007 and has since become one of the most prestigious events on the Performance Horse Calendar with competitors travelling from as far as Victoria. Horse Of The North (HOTN) is an Australian Stockman's Challenge affiliated event.  Competitors age ranges from early teens to some being in their six...

Astronomical - Outdoor Theatre Production

Date: Thursday 1 June 2017
Location: Venus Gold Battery
Astronomical not only delivers belly laughs as it explores the Universe, but the audience participates by looking at the various astronomical wonders through large computer controlled telescopes. The show is suitable for all ages between 6 and 96. A magical cast - including Galileo, Einstein, Neil Armstrong and Stephen Hawking lead the audience t...

Astronomical - Outdoor Theatre Production

Date: Friday 2 June 2017
Location: Venus Gold Battery
Astronomical not only delivers belly laughs as it explores the Universe, but the audience participates by looking at the various astronomical wonders through large computer controlled telescopes. The show is suitable for all ages between 6 and 96. A magical cast - including Galileo, Einstein, Neil Armstrong and Stephen Hawking lead the audience t...

Charters Towers Motor Show and Swap Meet

Date: Friday 9 June 2017 - Sunday 11 June 2017
Location: Charters Towers Showgrounds
The Annual Motor Show and Swap Meet is a must see event for all car buffs featuring a 'show n shine', super cruisers and go-to-whoa. There is something for everyone including a large selection of swap sites, demonstrations, feature attractions, a vast array of vintage cars and stationary machinery on display and much more including live band, lice...

Justice Crew Live Pop Dat Buckle Tour Part 2

Date: Saturday 24 June 2017
Location: The World Theatre
Justice Crew - Live - supported by Divine Our Destiny. Eight-time ARIA nominees Justice Crew are hitting the road in June and July 2017 bringing their new show for 17 special performances across Queensland and NSW. Performing their biggest hits, including “Que Sera,” “ Boom Boom,” “Everybody,” “ Best Night, ” “Love my Life” a...

Kids Rock Junior Rodeo, Heart of the Goldfields Rodeo and King of the Goldfields Steer Wrestling

Date: Friday 21 July 2017
Location: Dalrymple Equestrian Centre
Charters Towers is indisputably the centre of Rodeo in the North and has a long history with Rodeo with the Charters Towers Rodeo Association hosting events since 1948. The event features bulls, broncs, barrels, roping, bulldogging and bucking bareback ponies. A live band will keep the mood going once the arena action is completed. The rodeos i...

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Live Ballet at Charters Towers

Date: Saturday 22 July 2017
Location: The World Theatre
Melbourne City Ballet offers another Shakespearian classic for audiences in 2017, after the huge success of their production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 2016. Choreographed by Artistic Director, Michael Pappalardo, audiences will see a range of diverse movement, executed by some of Australia’s most talented artists. This comical tale explore...

Charters Towers Variety Spectacular - Live

Date: Saturday 9 September 2017
Location: The World Theatre
Share in the theatre experience, celebrate local talent, remember the World Theatre Opening Gala 21 years ago, and surprises galore! Bring the family along for an evening to remember. Comedy, music, dance, old friends, new acquaintances and lots of colour, movement and memories.Contact detailsEmail Enquiries: This email address is being protecte...

Ewan Races

Date: Friday 22 September 2017 - Saturday 23 September 2017
Location: Stock Yard Creek
The Ewan Races honour the true spirit of country racing, by conducting its annual two-day race meeting, on the banks of Stockyard Creek, Charters Towers in North Queensland. With its on track facilities, EATC is proud to offer two days of first class, professional country racing with a prize pool of over AUD80,000, making it one of the richest cou...

Towers Billy Cart Derby

Date: Saturday 28 October 2017
Location: Charters Towers
From preschoolers to celebrities, those willing to brave the big hill will congregate with their crazy wacky carts, to race each other to the chequed flag!  Feel the exhilaration when you slide into your very own personally crafted Billy Cart.  Get building today! For cart specifications Categories * 5-8 years * 9-12 years *13-16 ye...

Towers Rush

Date: Sunday 29 October 2017
Location: Charters Towers Showgrounds
This year you'll participate in an Amazing Race style treasure hunt in Charters Towers where you will race to checkpoints and complete challenges to gain points. Be the team with the most points at the end of the race to take out the title at Towers Rush 2017. Be part of the event which has captivated the community and led competitors to absei...

Goldfield Ashes

Date: Friday 26 January 2018 - Sunday 28 January 2018
Location: Goldfields Sporting Complex
The Charters Towers Goldfield Ashes is the largest amateur cricket carnival in the southern hemisphere. It is conducted in January by the Charters Towers Cricket Association Incorporated (CTCA). The event was recently given the status of being a Queensland Iconic Event. Matches are played on 58 different playing fields, including some which are pri...