One of the Toowoomba Region’s favourite events, Winter Wonderland, has been postponed until 2021.

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Environment and Community Committee Chair Cr James O’Shea said the decision to postpone the event for 12 months was a difficult but necessary one with community health at the forefront of all decision making.

“Like most of the residents in our community, we were thoroughly looking forward to the ice-skating rink returning this winter but with the current health restrictions in place there was simply no feasible way we could host the event this year,” Cr O’Shea said.

“The ice-skating rink in the Toowoomba CBD has been one of the most popular events we’ve had over the past couple years with about 40,000 people pulling on skates which shows just how well-loved this event has been to our residents. While it’s disappointing the event won’t be proceeding in 2020, I’m pleased to announce the Winter Wonderland will return in 2021,” he said.

“Council has been in touch with the contractors who were understanding of our decision and are looking forward to returning next winter. I would like to thank the community for their continued patience during this time. For further information contact Council on 131 872.

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