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Package Options

Package Options

Choose from 3 exclusive packages in 2021:

They each includes three nights' accommodation and three Festival concerts. Festival travel partner, Brilliant Travels, can book your package plus any transport arrangements you may need, day tours and more. Call the Brilliant Travels team on 1300 799 342 for more details or to book your travel now. 

1. Opening Weekend Extravaganza

This popular package takes in the glitz and glamour of Opening Weekend and includes three of the Festival's most popular concerts:

  • Opening Night Parade, 8:00pm Friday 23 July, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Concert Conversations 1 with Russell Torrance, 10:00am Saturday 24 July, St Patrick's College on The Strand
  • Governor's Gala Ode to Joy, 8:00pm Saturday 24 July, Townsville Civic Theatre

Priced from $456 per person twin share and $434 for AFCM Friends.  

2. Closing Weekend Indulgence

The final weekend of the Festival is always a celebration that includes a rousing Festival Farewell Concert with most of the artists still standing taking part in the fun! The three concerts included in this package are:

  • Evening Series Concert Wild Spirit, 8:00pm Friday 30 July, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Concert Conversations 6 with Russell Torrance, 10.00am Saturday 31 July, The Pavilion at The Ville Resort - Casino
  • Festival Farewell Celebration, 8:00pm Saturday 31 July, Townsville Civic Theatre

Priced from $440 per person twin share and $419 for AFCM Friends.  

3. Sunset Spectacular

This mid-week package is the perfect introduction to chamber music and includes three one hour concerts from the Ray Golding Sunset Series. It offers a glorious balance of fine music and winter relaxation. The three concerts included in this package are:

  • Sunset Series 3 Brilliant Baroque, 5:00pm Wednesday 28 July, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Sunset Series 4 Immortal Beloved, 5:00pm Thursday 29 July, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Sunset Series 5 Magical Stories, 5:00pm Friday 30 July, Townsville Civic Theatre

Priced from $380 per person twin share and $365 for AFCM Friends.  

You can also add additional concerts and extra nights to your package. Some suggested concerts to add are listed here.

To book, call Brilliant Travels on 1300 799 342 or email: bookings@brillianttravels.com.au 

Opening Weekend Extravaganza

Opening Weekend Extravaganza

Enjoy a show-stopping weekend attending Festival Opening Night, the glamourous Governor's Gala and the first Concert Conversations of the Festival. A hugely entertaining weekend, with plenty of spare time for relaxation...or more music!

Hotel Room Type AFCM Friend Price Adult Price
Park Regis Anchorage Standard Hotel Room $434.00 $456.00
  One Bedroom Apartment $479.00 $501.00
Rydges Southbank Townsville Deluxe Queen $453.00 $475.00
  Deluxe Twin $473.00 $495.00
Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville Standard King or Twin $479.00 $501.00
  Executive King $516.00 $538.00
The Ville Resort - Casino Deluxe King or Twin $518.00 $540.00


Prices quoted are based on twin-share accommodation and include 3 nights' accommodation and tickets to three concerts as listed below. Please note: airfares are not included. Concession rates and single room rates are also available. Prices include a Ticketshop transaction fee. Call 1300 799 342 for more information. 

  • Opening Night - Parade
    Friday 23 July 8.00pm, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Concert Conversations 1 hosted by Russell Torrance
    Saturday 24 July 10.00am, St Patrick's College
  • Governor’s Gala  - Ode to Joy
    Saturday 24 July 8.00pm, Townsville Civic Theatre

Add an extra concert or special event to your package – click here for options.

To book, call Brilliant Travels 1300 799 342 or email: bookings@brillianttravels.com.au 

Closing Weekend Indulgence

Closing Weekend Indulgence

A perfect long weekend – this package includes 3 nights' accommodation plus a ticket to the Festival’s three final concerts including the hugely entertaining Festival Farewell.

Hotel Room Type AFCM Friend Price Adult Price
Park Regis Anchorage Standard Hotel Room $419.00 $440.00
  One Bedroom Apartment $464.00 $485.00
Rydges Southbank Townsville Deluxe Queen $438.00 $459.00
  Deluxe Twin $458.00 $479.00
Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville Standard King or Twin $464.00 $489.00
  Executive King $501.00 $522.00
The Ville Resort - Casino Deluxe King or Twin $503.00 $524.00

Prices quoted are based on twin-share accommodation and include 3 nights' accommodation and tickets to three concerts as listed below. Airfares are not included. Concession rates and single room rates are also available. Note: prices include a Ticketshop transaction fee

  • Evening Series - Wild Spirit
    Friday 30 July 8.00pm, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Concert Conversations 6 - 25th Anniversary of Goldner String Quartet
    Saturday 31 July 10.00am, The Ville Resort - Casino
  • Festival Farewell - Celebration!
    Saturday 31 July 8.00pm, Townsville Civic Theatre

Add an extra concert or special event to your package – click here for options.

To book, call Brilliant Travels on 1300 799 342 or email: bookings@brillianttravels.com.au

Sunset Spectacular

Sunset Spectacular 

This mid-week package includes 3 nights' accommodation and a ticket to three consecutive 5:00pm Ray Golding Sunset Series concerts, including the hugely popular Brilliant Baroque on Wednesday night.  

Hotel Room Type AFCM Friend Price Adult Price
Park Regis Anchorage Standard Hotel Room $365.00 $380.00
  One Bedroom Apartment $410.00 $425.00
Rydges Southbank Townsville Deluxe Queen $384.00 $399.00
  Deluxe Twin $404.00 $419.00
Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville Standard King or Twin $410.00 $425.00
  Executive King $447.00 $462.00
The Ville Resort - Casino Deluxe King or Twin $449.00 $464.00

Prices quoted are based on twin-share accommodation and include 3 nights' accommodation and tickets to three concerts as listed below. Airfares are not included. Concession rates and single room rates are also available. Note: prices include a Ticketshop transaction fee.

  • Ray Golding Sunset Series - Brilliant Baroque
    Wednesday 28 July 5.00pm, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Ray Golding Sunset Series - Immortal Beloved
    Thursday 29 July 5.00pm, Townsville Civic Theatre
  • Ray Golding Sunset Series - Magical Stories
    Friday 30 July 5.00pm, Townsville Civic Theatre

Add an extra concert or special event to your package – click here for options.

To book, call 1300 799 342 or email: bookings@brillianttravels.com.au