Light up Townsville

Light up a Council asset

Townsville City Council has a number of asset lights that can be illuminated to promote a major festival, event, community awareness campaign or holiday. These include:

  • Townsville Sign
  • Wharton Reef Lighthouse
  • Victoria Bridge
  • George Roberts Bridge
  • Old Magistrates Court House
  • Flinders Square
  • Little Fletcher Bridge
  • Central Park Boardwalk.

If Light Up Townsville criteria are met, visit our online application to place a request.

See below for a list of current and upcoming events celebrated with Light Up Townsville.

DateEventColour(s)
1 October International Day of Older Persons Purple
4 – 9 October National Amputee Awareness Week Green
10 October World Mental Health Day Purple
11 – 13 October Queensland Mental Health Week Purple
14 October Light it Red for Dyslexia Red
15 OctoberInternational Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day Pink & Blue
16 – 17 OctoberSES WeekOrange
18 – 19 & 21 – 24 October National Water Week Blue
20 October Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Disease Awareness Day Purple
28 – 29 October World Teachers' Day Purple, Green & Blue
30 October Grandparents Day Pink, Maroon & Blue
31 October Halloween Orange, Yellow & White

Disclaimer: Please note that light up colours may change without notice at Council’s discretion.

Light Up application process

Applications can be made up to twelve months in advance. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received and are assessed against the eligibility requirements and criteria.

The Lighting of Council assets are reserved for significant local, state or national events or awareness campaigns that:

  • have a Townsville-wide audience;
  • benefit all Townsville residents; or
  • attract 2,000 participants; or
  • are a national event represented in multiple states.

Read a full list of Council’s Terms and Conditions.

Light Up the venue

Queensland Country Bank Stadium is accepting applications to light up the venue in support of community causes. Applications can be made on the Queensland Country Bank Stadium website.