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Oktoberfest Brisbane 2019

When: 11 to 13 + 18 to 20 October 2019 Where: Brisbane Showgrounds Celebrate Australia’s largest German Festival! Its one of the Top 10 Oktoberfest’s outside of Germany, the annual ‘Oktoberfest Brisbane’ is a must do! Oktoberfest Brisbane is held at the Brisbane Showgrounds, its the perfect event to gather together a group of friends, family and colleagues, to enjoy a day of German culture – with traditional foods including bratwurst, pork knuckle, schnitzel and cakes, especially brewed German beers, entertainment, shows, rides and even a KinderZone for the kids. With entertainment and competitions all weekend long, you will love Miss Oktoberfest on the FIRST weekend and Bavarian Strongmen and Autofest on the SECOND weekend. Plus live entertainment from yodeller Heidi, the Alpenrosen Dance Group and Oktoberfest’s very own traditional Bavarian Oompah band! KinderZone for kids features cuddly baby animals, a puppet theatre, face painting and craft, rides, a reptile show and more. PLUS on Sundays there is FREE RIDES for all minors. Oktoberfest Brisbane takes place over TWO BIG WEEKENDS and is open from 4pm to midnight on Friday night, 11am to midnight Saturday, and 11am to 8pm on the Sunday. General Admission Tickets From $27 per adult on […]

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Brisbane Showgrounds: What’s On

The Brisbane Showgrounds offers Queensland’s largest and most versatile range of indoor and outdoor venues and is a popular choice to host some of the biggest events and festivals taking place in Brisbane. Here’s some of the events that you could catch at Brisbane Showgrounds over the next few months: August EKKA Royal Queensland Show, Queensland’s largest and most loved ANNUAL event! 9 to 18 August 2019 September Drip World Brisbane– Australia’s newest Urban + Hip Hop Music Festival, the country’s most popular and fastest growing music genres. 1 September 2019 All-star Alliance Team Series, Australia’s Top CrosFit Team Series, right here in Brisbane. 7 + 8 September 2019 Brisbane Afrobeats Festival, showcasing the best afrobeat sounds Afro-house, Afro-Latin, Soca, Afrobeats, Afro-dancehall and Makossa. 7 September 2019 Eco Expo, encouraging Brisbane to take a step towards sustainability. 13 to 15 September 2019 Listen Out Brisbane, Australia’s sell-out National Dance Music Festival. 28 September 2019 October Oktoberfest Brisbane, Australia’s largest German and Bavarian fair, for pretzels, schnitzels beer and more over two big weekends. 11 to 13 + 18 to 20 October 2019 Brisbane Vegan Expo, be inspired with plant based, cruelty-free everything! 19 + 20 October 2019 November Hometown Festival, […]

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Brisbane Festival

When: 5 – 28 September 2019 Where: Brisbane, Various Venues See the City explode with entertainment and colour with the arrival of the annual Brisbane Festival! Enjoy a thrilling program of music, theatre, dance, opera, circus and major public events such as the ever popular Sunsuper Riverfire where the city comes to life with an incredible fireworks display over the river and Story Bridge concluding yet another dazzling Brisbane Festival. 2019 Festival Event Highlights The 2019 festival event program is designed for your ultimate entertainment, here are a few highlights: Blanc De Bland Encore is a burlesque extravaganza at The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent  – from 5-28 September. Fire Gardens is a must see display as the City Botanic Gardens is transformed with smoke and blazing installations – 11-14 September. River of Light is where art and technology meet over the water fountain, creating an incredible light and laser show –  6-28 September at Treasury Brisbane Arcadia. Sunsuper Riverfire is when the night sky becomes the canvas for the final celebration of Queensland’s largest art and cultural event. For the night of nights, see the fireworks that light up Brisbane – 28 September at South Bank Cultural Forecourt. For further information and a full program […]

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BIGSOUND Music Festival & Conference

When: 3-6 September 2019 Where: Fortitude Valley, Brisbane BIGSOUND Music Festival Over 4 nights, 150 plus bands will appear across 18 Fortitude Valley venues and all you need is 1 ticket! The 18th BIGSOUND Festival includes the Music Festival and Conference, shaping the future of Australia’s music scene. For the whole shebang you want the purple pass! At BIGSOUND, the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest new live music party; be inspired by the collaboration of artists, publishers, labels, bookers, knowledgeable music professionals, managers as everyone comes together to expand careers. BIGSOUND Conference During the day, BIGSOUND’s conference program includes keynote speakers and challenging, cutting-edge workshop topics and forums; its the place for music tech, the PARTY and where people come together to share ideas. At sundown, delegates mix with Brisbane’s music-loving public for BIGSOUND Festival. TICKETS 4 Night Festival Pass = $85 plus booking fee One Night Festival Pass = $45 plus booking fee Purple Pass – Access all Areas = from $370 plus booking fee GLOBAL MUSIC GATHERING Be at the global music gathering in Brisbane, BIGSOUND Festival & Conference as musicians, industry, music lovers and media merge on the city. ACCOMMODATION TERRACE ON GREGORY offers a choice of self-contained 1 […]

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Brisbane Boat Show 2019

When: 23-25 August 2019 Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre The Brisbane Boat Show presents a fantastic display of Aussie made rigs as well as the latest in design by international counterparts. Showcasing a full range of gear and gadgets, with absolutely everything you need for a successful day out on the water. No matter what water sports you, your mates and family are into; the Brisbane Boat Show has everything for boating, fishing and outdoor water sports enthusiasts. Get your tickets and check out the latest in electronics, safety equipment, fishing tackle and ski gear as well as world-class aluminium and fiberglass boats. It’s a fun day out for everyone, bring the family and friends and get excited about your next big adventure when you visit the Brisbane Boat Show. Opening Hours 10am – 8pm (Fri & Sat) 10am – 6pm (Sun) Tickets – valid for any one day of the show Adult $15 Concession $12 Child 5-17yrs $5 Family (2 adults, 3 children 5-17yrs) $35 Easily accessible by public transport and plenty of convenient parking is available at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. What are you waiting for, grab your tickets and head to The Brisbane Boat Show […]

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School of Rock

When: From 12 July 2019 Where: Queensland Performing Arts Centre Based on the side-splitting hit comedy movie, ‘School of Rock’ is now live on stage brought to you by producer Andrew Lloyd Webber straight from Broadway. The hilarious musical is the story of failing wannabe rock star Dewy Finn who turns to substitute teaching at a prestigious prep-school. The results…. He turns his class of straight A students into a head banging, guitar shredding, unstoppable rock band! Add in a twist of a love story with the uptight head mistress, it’s musical madness on stage that will woe hearts of all ages. “The most enjoyable few hours money can buy.” The Telegraph, UK Duration 2 Hours and 40mins including interval Tickets $71.90 – $169.90 plus booking fee For an outrageously hilarious night out see School of Rock at QPAC, coming this July 2019! Terrace On Gregory in Bowen Hills offers guests comfortable city fringe apartments, with free parking and an oasis style pool and spa complex. Book your Self-Contained Brisbane Apartments near Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

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Brisbane Entertainment Centre 2019 Top Shows

The Brisbane Entertainment Centre plays host to some of the biggest names in entertainment in the world. It is Queensland’s premier entertainment, sporting and meeting facility. The centre was purpose built to accommodate the most complex events, from an intimate setting of 500 people up to a full house of 14,500. The venue is fully adaptable to host concerts, family shows and sporting events, from rodeos, ice skating shows, motocross to basketball. Coming up on the Brisbane Entertainment Centre event calendar: 8 June – PBR: Last Cowboy Standing V 28 June – 1 July – Disney on Ice ‘Mickey and Friends’ 6 July – Little Mix, pop superstars winners of two global Awards for ‘Best Group’ and ‘Best Song’ 13 July – The Wizard of Oz, the world’s most beloved movie-musical live on the arena stage 20, 22, 24 August – Fleetwood MAC announce their Australian tour! 31 August, 1 & 3 September – Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show on World Tour. 29 September – C2C: Country to Country, coming down under for the very first time 6 November – Shawn Mendes, mulit-platinum singer songwriter World Tour 13 November – Steve Martin & Martin Short ‘now you see […]

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EKKA – The Royal Queensland Show 2019

When: 9 – 18 August 2019 Where: Brisbane Showgrounds EKKA – The Royal Queensland Show is Queensland’s largest annual event, it showcases and celebrates the very best of the states achievements right in the heart of Brisbane. Since it’s conception in 1876 EKKA has been bringing the country and the city together showcasing award-winning food and wine, prestigious animal competitions, live entertainment, carnival rides, shopping and educational experiences. Competitions See farriers and blacksmiths in action as they shape horse shoes over hot flames Queenslands finest horses are on display on Thoroughbred Day Potted plant and flower arrangements Little Sprouts gardening competition Cooking competition covers baking, bread making, preserves and more Sheep dog trials Poultry displays Cats and dogs Dairy Paddock to palate competition Arts and crafts displays There is so much being showcased at the Royal Queensland Show, with entries from across the state. Food Head on over to the food arena for cooking demos, Steakhouse restaurant, XXXX Bar, Woolworths Fresh Pavillion Entertainment is amazing! Ekkanites, Live music, sideshow alley, country music showdown, whip cracking competition, the Flower garden exhibition and heaps of free day time entertainment for the whole family. Get ready for EKKA – The Royal Queensland Show […]

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Where To Catch a Live Show in Brisbane

Local Nightlife and event venues in and around Fortitude Valley, the lively entertainment precinct has many a bar, club, pub and theater for you to have a great night out. The Tivoli Showcasing excellent musicians, The Tivoli Theatre is an indoor music venue hosting world-class acts from across Australia and the globe, you can be assured a great night out! 52 Costin Street Fortitude Valley Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art The Judy presents are diverse and ambitious program of exhibitions and events including cabaret, circus, dance, music and contemporary performance. It is the cities creative hub for many Brisbane arts companies. See it live at the Judy. 420 Brunswick Street and Corner Berwick Street Fortitude Valley The Foundry The Foundry is a dedicated space featuring local musicians with a 350 capacity live band room, the mulit-level venue has pool tables, outdoor spaces, bar and chill out spaces. With free entry after 11.30pm, it’s never too late to get on the dance floor. 228 Wickham Street Fortitude Valley The Triffid Where live music rocks just about every night of the week, see national and international big name bands, up and coming performers and DJ’s live at the Triffid. 9 Stratton […]

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MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture 2019

When: 27 June – 7 July 2019 Where: Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture celebrates all things queer and invites everyone of all walks of life, all genders, sexual orientation and age to take part in this wonderful festival in 2019! MELT is Brisbane’s opportunity to share with you the diversity and talents of the cities queer communities. With a unified voice for equality you are invited to experience the pride, humour, humanity and rebellion of Brisbane’s LGBTIQ+ tribe. (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, intersex and queer) The entertainment program is packed with diversity, come and get a taste of the fantastic shows on offer from cabaret to comedy and everything in between, plus loads of FREE events. Check out the MELT 2019 Program for free and ticketed events and immerse yourself in Brisbane’s MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture. Terrace on Gregory is in a prime location to experience all that Brisbane has to offering including MELT Festival at the Brisbane Powerhouse! Stay in modern one and two bedroom apartments with free parking, a heated spa in the oasis style pool complex and within easy access to public transport. Book your Fortitude Valley accommodation.

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