MMM Discover the Downs

What's On Darling Downs

MMM Discover the Downs

QUOTA Garden Themed Cent Sale & Afternoon Tea Fundraiser:

The Quota ladies are holding a fundraiser.


WHEN:  Saturday October 14th

WHERE:  Rose Cottage State Gardens, Holberton Street, Toowoomba

TIME:  1:30PM – 4:30PM

PHONE:  QUOTA – 4635.6275

All funds go to Toowoomba Hear and Say Centre.


Murphy’s Creek Chilli Festival:

Murphy’s Creek Chilli Festival is back - bigger and hotter than ever!

WHEN: Sunday October 15th

WHERE:  Murphy’s Creek

TIME: 10AM – 4PM

Last year you wanted MORE so that’s just what you’ve got this year:

- MORE plated food options (non-chilli options too) 
- MORE competitions & raffles 
- MORE free parking 
- MORE talks, entertainment, competitions & tastings, so you can learn from the best, AND 
- MORE market stalls, so you can take home the best bottled & fresh chilli produce!

The BEST of chilli in the country is on offer at the Murphy’s Creek Chilli Festival with passionate chilli growers & producers travelling to Murphys Creek to share their flavour & fire!



TOMNET Car Boot Sale Multi-Vendor Car Boot Sale:

Older men, supporting older men.


WHEN:  Saturday October 21st,

WHERE:  223 Hume Street, Toowoomba

TIME:  8am – 12 noon


PHONE:  Trevor Jacobsen on 07 46389080.

EMAIL:  Trevor Jacobsen


So much on sale including:

  • general household items
  • bric-a-brac
  • tools
  • collectables


  • Live music
  • a sausage sizzle from our TOMNET BBQ Team who will be accepting donations to support The Older Men's Network


Darling Downs Spring Rose Show:

Annual Spring Rose Show featuring exhibits in various categories.  Beautiful Hybrid Tea, Floribunda and Mini Flora roses on display.


WHEN:  Saturday October 14th & Sunday October 15th

WHERE:  Holy Name Hall, 190 Bridge St, Toowoomba, Qld 4350 Australia

TIME:  Saturday 10:30AM – 4:00PM / Sunday 9:00AM – 3:00PM

ENTRY:  $3 per adult

  • Largest display of exhibition roses on the Darling Downs.
  • Heritage Rose Display
  • Iris display and Sales
  • Roses for sale.
  • The general public are invited to bring along their favourite rose to set up by 2.00pm on Sat 14th October with a chance to win a potted rose.


Toowoomba Live Steamers Miniature Railway Rides:

Toowoomba Live Steamers Miniature Railway rides are set to make an exciting return with the first train scheduled to depart the new Lemway Avenue Park station this weekend.


WHEN:  Sunday October 15th

WHERE:  Lemway Avenue Park, Kearneys Spring

TIME:  11:00AM – 4:00PM


Having provided a fun, family-friendly recreational experience to the Toowoomba Region for more than two decades, Live Steamers will continue to run the popular rides on the 3rd Sunday of each month for $2 per ride.

For more details, go to Toowoomba Live Steamers Miniature Railway

Image:  Toowoomba Live Steamers Miniature Railway