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Top 10 things to do in Ipswich
Attracting visitors to its vast green spaces, heritage buildings and growing cosmopolitan dining options, Ipswich has an ever-present urban charm. Queensland’s oldest provincial city provides a well-preserved link to the past through gracious old buildings, beautiful parks and a creatively quirky food and shopping precinct, known to locals as the Top of Town. With more than 5000ha of parkland and conservation estates available in the region, you can picnic, hike, mountain bike or horse ride while admiring the best that nature has to offer.
Not every weekend can be about relaxing – head to Ipswich if what you're really after is an adrenaline hit!
History, leisure and the arts collide in Ipswich’s range of shops, art galleries and vineyards.
For visitors with kids in tow, Ipswich has more than you could fit into a single weekend, but that shouldn't stop you from trying.
A combination of spectacular live jazz, gourmet dining and scenic views, Spicers Concert Series presents James Morrison in an intimate outdoor setting.
Join our time travelling Professor as he takes you on a mad cap science, invention and experimental adventure!
20 September - 6 October
The Handmade Expo is a monthly ‘Handmade, hand-crafted, home-baked, artisans’ market that is a permanent and widely attended fixture on the Events calendar at Bundamba in Ipswich.
Until 20 December
Teams must visit the check points on foot, completing some challenges along the way, and then return to Race HQ in the fastest time!
Children are dared to think outside the square these spring holidays with hands on activities at Bright Sparks, from 20 September to 6 October.
The store has a focus on ethically sourced, handmade products from local and Australian artisans.
See the tiny and captivating world of model railways under the one roof at the Queensland Model Railway Show, hosted by The Workshops Rail Museum on 18 & 19 October.
Inkuku stocks fair-trade gifts and homewares from more than 20 countries.
This conservation park is home to a koala habitat and rich biodiversity close to Ipswich.
Housed in the beautifully restored Congregational Church Hall built in 1895, the Ipswich Antique Centre brings together more than 30 dealers and the best vintage wonders from the region and beyond.