Explore Your Creativity

what's new

What’s not?! With the 2nd Stage Opening on 29 March Grand Central has become a one-stop shop for all your shopping needs with the introduction of Kmart, Big W, Woolworths, Best & Less and the first of over 100 specialty boutiques.

Did we mention food? Have you seen the new sushi, chicken, pizza, burgers and many many new choices now on offer? Head to our Dining Page to tempt your taste buds.

Exciting times ahead Toowoomba!


Adventure out and explore the new car park entrances so you can actually enjoy the process of parking! With the opening of nearly 2,000 additional car parks – you are bound to find a new favourite one or two or plenty more spaces for your next visit! Find all of the details and downloadable map on the Parking Page.

Get acquainted with the new centre and discover creative corners, fun and interactive nooks and crannies and some great chill out zones now available for you to use and discover.

Colouring In Wall
A giant colouring in pad 6m long x 2.4m wide is designed to bring out the inner child in all of us. Head to the Margaret Street entry point, near the banks, grab a giant pen and get to it.

Mirror Install
The giant optical illusion is set up in the new centre space near Kmart.  Lay yourself down on a comfy corner of the building without your feet leaving the ground. Take a selfie, share it tagging @GrandCentral and #grandcentralmirror for your chance to win $250 Gift Card to spend anywhere in-Centre.
Terms and conditions apply.

Puzzle Wall
More fun for the whole family with a giant puzzle wall and cube to be designed by our community. Started by local schools and kindergartens – the 10 metre puzzle wall is located near Woolworths, with opportunities for our community to also add their mark. Join one of our workshops to decorate your own piece of the puzzle with your favourite thing about #ourtoowoomba, and we'll proudly display it in-Centre. See the workshop Event details.

Hanging Stars

Visit Level 2 outside of H&M to see the amazing community art installation made up with over 10,000 handmade woven stars. The One Million Stars to End Domestic Violence project needs individuals to join in the conversation of ending violence across the world and to weave one million stars by July 2017, which will then be featured in an installation at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Join in our One Million Stars Workshop to create your own star and show your support for this project.

Workshop dates: 20 April, 27 April and 4 May. No bookings required, but community support needed!


Calling all budding artists! Grand Central is providing talented Community members an opportunity to showcase their not-so-hidden talent to entertain the masses. Stage and customers provided, so come along and entertain, or be entertained by local artists.
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Creative Workshops are being held for adults to participate in and to find their inner-creativity. Choose from the classes below to be inspired, creative and curate your own take-home piece. Bookings are essential so see the full details on the links below:

23 April | Intro to art therapy

30 April | Polymer Clay workshop

7 May   | Tote Bag workshop

Mother’s Day Workshop | 13 May
Grand Central can’t let you forget Mum, so will be providing a fun free workshop for children to hand make their Mum a coffee mug that she will cherish forever. No bookings required, however please note that each session takes 20 minutes, and requires 20 minutes to “bake on” your creations. More time to look for a special card or gift for Mum!
Event details.

First Coat Workshops | 19-21 May
To help celebrate the annual First Coat Festival, Grand Central are proud to present intimate workshops with talented artist for adults and children alike. Details to come, so watch this space and get ready to release your inner artist!


Explore Your Creativity