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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.
Inspired by the courage and resilience of those who lived through the devastating Brisbane flood of 2011, this opera is an homage to the triumph of human nature in the face of adversity.
There's plenty of fun for the whole family at the Queensland Model Railway Show!
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.
Housed in one of Ipswich's lovely old buildings, Cactus is open for breakfast and lunch.
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.