MMM's Discover The Downs

What's on this weekend

MMM's Discover The Downs


WHEN:  Friday June 30 – Sunday July 2

WHERE: Stanthorpe

The ever popular Snowflakes in Stanthorpe takes over the Granite Belt this weekend – and the weather is set to plummet just in time to give us that authentic snow atmosphere!

Here’s what Stanthorpe has lined up for you:

Day 1 - Downtown Stanthorpe:

Granite Belt Artisans & vendors; ice sculpture challenge; children parade; food; whip cracking; wineries; entertainment.

Day 2 - Stanthorpe Showgrounds:

  • Adults $15
  • Concession $10
  • 5-15 years $5
  • Under 5 Free

You are going to love this!

  • snowfield
  • snow globes
  • ice skating rink (extra cost)
  • winter markets
  • climbing wall
  • animal nursery
  • photo comps
  • pantomime
  • sled dogs
  • wineries
  • winter warmers
  • music & entertainment
  • jumping castles
  • fireworks3

Day 3 - Stanthorpe Showgrounds:

  • Adults $5
  • 5-15 years $2
  • Under 5 Free

Sunday is full of amazing fun activities so be sure to check these out:

  • snowfield
  • ice skating rink (extra cost)
  • big breakfast
  • ice man competition
  • winter markets
  • classic car display
  • and much more






WHERE:  Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, East Toowoomba

WHEN:   Saturday July 1

TIME:  10:00AM – 2:00PM

Celebrate with Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima who just happen to be celebrating 50 years of Play School, ABC’s much loved television program.

Join them at Cobb+Co Museum and bring your teddy and picnic blanket for a fun day with Big Ted and his friends including games, face painting, balloon twisting, storytelling and more!

You can also make your own teddy in the Teddy Bears Workshop for $16.00 per person, including all materials (limited packs available).



WHERE:  Toowoomba Tennis Association Inc., Water St, Toowoomba,

WHEN:    Sunday 2nd July

TIME:      11:00AM – 2:00PM

This one has us hooked! 

Toowoomba Tennis Strawberries and Cream Open Day is on Sunday.

Everyone is welcome, Seniors, adults and juniors.

Have a hit of tennis, find out everything the club has to offer and enjoy a BBQ Lunch including to celebrate Wimbledon 2017, strawberries and cream.

Bring along any Wimbledon memorabilia you own for our Wimbledon display. Entry is free and you could win a prize in our Wimbledon trivia competition.



FREE MAGICAL PARKS (June-July School Holidays)

WHERE:  Various Parks across the Toowoomba region

WHEN:    Saturday July 1 - Sunday July 9

TIME:      8:00AM – 5:00PM


Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? 

Get the kids outdoors to play a new augmented reality game at parks in Toowoomba during the June/July school holidays.

Download the free Magical Park App and bring your smartphone or tablet to one of the below locations and discover a digital fantasyland for children and families to explore.

Magical Park Locations:

  • Queens Park, Toowoomba (near the playground off Margaret St
  • Newtown Park, Toowoomba (at the kick about field near the carpark off Pottinger St)
  • Gordon Park, Oakey (at the kick about field off Lorrimer St)



WHEN:  Saturday July 1 & Sunday July 2

WHERE:  Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick

TIME:  8:30AM - start


For all the car lovers the weekend is looking good!

Morgan Park Raceway in Warwick will have historic cars from the 60’s – 80’s.

Qualifiying begins at 8:30AM on Saturday followed by 35 races.

Admission $20 per day or $30 for the weekend with free access to the pits.