Discover Ipswich Media Alerts

Discover Ipswich sends out a media alert every month to let journalists know what is happening in the city.  If you’ve got a new media story let us know by the 25th of the month and if it’s relevant we’ll include it into the next monthly media alert.  Email new stories to [email protected].

October 2022

Celebrate Jacaranda season with purple food and drinks, embrace Halloween and gear up for Spring Drift Matsuri…

September 2022

Ben Donoghue to cook at Dovetails, Park(ing) event to take over Top of Town, The Workshops Rail Museum turns 20 and more…

August 2022

Galvanized comes to town, Dovetails and Homage are finalists in the Restaurant and Catering Awards, gifts for Father’s Day…

July 2022

Spicers Hidden Vale win at the QHA Awards for Excellence, Better Block comes to Ipswich, Dovetails wins at a wine glass rating and releases new menu, Spark Ipswich is on it’s way…

June 2022

Festival of Horsepower roars into town, celebrate world gin day, Queensland Raceway to reveal renovations…

May 2022

Marburg is a tiny town finalist, Jets Leagues Club reveals million-dollar facelift, Imbibis wins silver and bronze in London Spirits Competition…

April 2022

2022 Visitor Guide to support overnight travel, Banshees Bar and Artspace new owners, new koala experiences launch and school holiday activities…

March 2022

Get excited for Easter holidays events, Ipswich is open for business after the floods, wedding stories on display, new milk bar and gin tasting room open, 4 Hearts beer win and more…

February 2022

Homage awarded two chef hats, Imbibis opens at new location, UBs opening draws closer and more…

December 2021

Christmas in Ipswich, gift vouchers, 20 years of flying for Floating Images and more…

November 2021

What’s on at the Civic Centre, Spy Espionage, Racehorse launches new menu and more… 

October 2021

New spy exhibition, Floating Images new content partnership, Jacaranda season and more…

September 2021

School holidays, new events, Tranquil Tea opens and more…

August 2021

Ekka spirit alive, Gavanized starts, Father’s Day ideas and more…

July 2021

Ipswich Children’s Library opens, celebrate World Chocolate Day, animal encounters tours revamped, new Bonsai workshop launches, SPARK starts this month.

June 2021

Celebrate World Bicycle Day in Ipswich, Quest Ipswich named one of nation’s best, 4Hearts Brewing showcases on the international stage, Sugarmill Restaurant opens, Phat Boyz new restaurant opens, sheep races and sustainability master plan revealed…

May 2021

Where you can use your Brisbane Holidays Dollars in Ipswich, grave restored to mark 125 years since child’s death, Imbibis wins awards, get ready for The Gathering.

April 2021

Flavours of Ipswich launches, Planes Trains and Autos event on May 1, new show for Ipswich Little Theatre, new ghost tours launch, school holidays ideas, Watercress Creek Olive Festival, Trip the Switch new date, Back in time family fun day.

March 2021

On the Move at the Ipswich Art Gallery, All aboard the Circus Train, spooky new ghost tours, Autumn menus and new members.

February 2021

Romantic picnic pods launch for Valentine’s Day, Rafter and Rose open on weekends again, Valentine’s date ideas and kids show not to miss this year in Ipswich.

January 2021

New owner for Elderflower Cafe, new gluten free beer launched at 4Hearts and the last week to see Thomas.

December 2020

Christmas wonderland is back this month, Trip the Switch is coming to Ipswich and Christmas markets to check out!

November 2020

Day Out with Thomas is back, new glamping product at Keira Farm and a new Mustang joins the V8 Race Experience…

October 2020

Summer menus released at 4 Hearts, donut burgers land at Ruby Chews, check out Ipswich’s newest cocktail venue and new film to highlight mental health issues close to home for Limelight staff.

September 2020

Reaper Challenge launches, new stay deal for Spring, Dami Im comes to Ipswich and much more…

August 2020

The country welcomes the city this Ekka long weekend; new beers, bubbles and brunch event; and trains are running again at QPSR.

July 2020

Check out the Brisbane Street Art Festival’s Ipswich program, new Indigenous paint workshops, a new Mustang race experience and new markets!

June 2020

Sip ‘n’ Dip launch new paranormal experience, see the world’s first drive in monster truck show, find out who’s open after lock down and Queensland’s newest camping park is opening!

May 2020

The Festival of 4 Walls starts, Front Yard Friday is here and Ipswich ends 2019 with great tourism numbers.

April 2020

Ballistic Springfield and Imbibus make hand sanitiser, Ipswich’s best restaurants are now doing takeaway, virtual tours, virtual yoga and Ungermann Brothers have a new menu!

March 2020

Queensland’s newest camping park opens, new guided walks available and new retail space for The Soul Nook Collective…

February 2020

Spicers opens new restaurant, holiday here this year, Wiggles are coming back to Ipswich and more…

January 2020

Bakehouse Steakhouse to donate 100% of sales on Australia Day lunch, Sip ‘n’ Paint fundraising event, 4 Hearts raise money and more…

December 2019

Christmas Wonderland is back, Floating Images celebrates their 18th birthday and Tapescape comes to town…

November 2019

Historical twist with massage extension, Finding Santa launches and the best job in the world?

October 2019

New bar and brewery set to open, Dilwali Festival returns, major acts come to Ipswich…

September 2019

New Llama Farm experience opens,  Great Houses of Ipswich returns and new events and shows.

August 2019

Female drag racer defends her title, new escape room thrills, CMC dates for 2020.

July 2019

School holidays, V8s and Trip Advisor Hall of Fame.

June 2019

Carrot beer, koala safari and The Gathering.

May 2019

New tourism figures, ghost tours, great houses and new menus.

April 2019

Google Trekker wraps up, Sciencentre opens, Retro Diner food challenge.