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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers - Laurel Bank Park

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Discover its darkest secrets
peach blossoms laurel bank park toowoomba 2021
The peach blossoms are in full bloom right now, don't miss them.


This Carnival of Flowers visit Laurel Bank Park for a special display either in the sunshine or the moonlight. This year's fun theme is 'dinosaurs'. Gracing centre stage is the easily recognised pterodactyl in high contrast purple and yellow. There are photo ops for the kids within dino images around the park.

As usual, the park is alive with colourful blooms. The wisteria will be flowering for only a few more days over the shaded bower, so be quick. The peach blossoms are also blooming gorgeously right now.

see a dinosaur laurel bank park toowoomba 2021
The theme for 2021 is 'dinosaurs'; the whole thing says 'I see a dinosaur'.


Twilight Tours

As well as being stunning in the sunshine, Laurel Bank Park enters the twilight zone on Wednesday and Thursday nights. From 6:30pm - 7:30pm, meet your tour guide at the Information Hub for a gorgeous guided tour with a gardener. And they know their craft well. Every friendly, the gardeners will explain the 'darker' side of plant life during these nocturnal tours. Discover the secrets of oak trees, Gingko trees and Japanese maples. Learn of exotic and rare species. September 15, 21 and 22, for $5.

pterodactyl laurel bank park toowoomba carnival of flowers 2021
This purple and yellow pterodactyl can also fly by night.


With 4.5 hectares to explore and photograph, visitors can find beauty in every corner. You can pick up information booklets on the Carnival of Flowers 2021, Laurel Bank Park, or buy a cap at the information booth. Maps of the park are available. Food vans and sanitisation stations are in the entry lane. The playground is open. Wear a hat.

Laurel Bank Park is about a five minute walk from Grand Central Shopping Centre, in Hill St, cnr West St and cnr Herries St. Carnival of Flowers runs from 18 to 30 September. Laurel Bank Park is a not-to-be-missed experience for travellers.
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Why? Stunning gardens alive with colour, refresh your senses, get outdoors, relax, family time.
When: Twilight Tours 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Phone: 131 872
Where: Toowoomba, Queensland
Cost: Twilight Tours $5
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