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During School Holidays: What To Do In City

Are your children on a school holiday? If yes, then your house is probably full of shouting and playing children right now. Kids who have full of energy without nothing to do are a nightmare, and you need to come up with a few exciting activities right away if you want to keep their (and yours as well) intact.

Lucky for you, there are lots of things to do in Toowoomba during school holidays. Here are some of them:

1. The Big Show Toowoomba

The Big show is the big Toowoomba Gun Show that exhibits an extensive collection of firearms, guns and militaria items. This show is the perfect place for collectors as the fair has dealers from different parts of Australia and a few international suppliers.

Aside from the firearms, you can also find a few pieces of antique furniture and a great selection of jewelry, gem and opal stones. You can also see some military uniforms, armour, daggers, swords, bayonets along with hunting and shooting equipment.

If you have a kid who is interested in guns, this program is definitely the show to visit.

2. Carnival of Flowers

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This is the biggest and longest running festival of flowers in Australia. This annual show was established in 1949 and is now considered to be an iconic event in Queensland.

This carnival was created by the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce to boost the economy in the area after the World War II struggles. It worked and up until now, it is considered to be one of the most lucrative forms of tourism of the city.

Aside from the floral parade, you can also enjoy the city’s local produce, and food, regional wine, and great entertainment brought to you by local artists. If you want to enjoy a unique flower parade experience, you can take your children to the night garden. You can also enjoy historical walking tours, foodie tours and much much more!

3. Tosari Gallery

For an artsy and craftsy day with the kids, head to Tosari Gallery. This art gallery features different art collections from various artists.

The gallery exhibits different paintings, sculptures, and artworks from both local and international artists. Also, you can also find a few selections of jewelry, glassware, giftware, cards and many more.

If you have been here before, don’t worry! The good news is, the gallery regularly and constantly replaces their designs and exhibits so there are always new arts and paintings that you can enjoy and see every time you visit this place. This is perfect for art-loving kids!

For most kids, school holidays can get pretty boring. This does not have to be the case for your kids. If you want to make their holidays more productive and exciting, you should plan their vacation around these things to do in Toowoomba during school holidays.

After enjoying these holiday activities with the kids, you can fill your stomach with good food from various restaurants in Toowoomba. From Vietnamese dishes to Japanese to American cuisines, you can certainly find it all here in Toowoomba. Regardless of which activity you will choose, I am sure that you and your kids will enjoy one great school holiday!

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