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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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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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Local Businesses and Services Near Us

Bowen Hills is the ideal place to stay for easy access to Brisbane’s business, health and lifestyle facilities and services; including the state-of-the-art Royal International Convention Centre at the Brisbane Showgrounds and the Royal Brisbane Hospital. Royal International Convention Centre [RICC] Brisbane’s state-of-the-art Royal ICC is within the Brisbane Showgrounds and is host to world-class events. There are 8 separate car parking facilities within the Brisbane Showgrounds, for best access to RICC park at Gregory Terrace – The Royal International Convention Centre Car Park, rates from $10. Better yet stay at Terrace On Gregory Apartment Accommodation with FREE PARKING and walk across the street to RICC. “The Royal ICC is the only convention centre in Australia where guests can enjoy food and wine awarded gold, silver and bronze medals in these competitions.” Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Terrace On Gregory is situated 500m from the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is the cities Metro North Hospital and Health Service and offers patients and clients a full range of health services including a Birthing Centre, Mental Health, Cancer Care, Community and Health Support Service, Tests, x-rays and scans, Emergency, trauma and Intensive Care and Medical and […]

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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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Brisbane Wedding Venues and Receptions

Are you planning your Brisbane Wedding day and would like some helpful ideas for ceremony and reception venues around Brisbane? Some Brisbane brides and grooms have always known they would be married in their parish church or a grand cathedral, whilst others dream of green outdoor spaces, chic modern backdrops or historical or personally significant landmarks. Brisbane has a wonderful and diverse offering of wedding venues and reception spaces for you to prepare for the wedding of your dreams. Cathedral Saint John’s Anglican Cathedral in Ann Street Brisbane CBD makes a stunning back drop for your wedding ceremony and a sacred space to exchange your vows. Parks and Outdoor Brisbane Wedding Ceremonies Victoria Park is a stunning and award-winning Brisbane wedding venue, with lush gardens and parklands, Victoria Park offers five wedding ceremony and reception venues and was awarded the Most Romantic Brisbane Wedding Venue in 2018. The Landing at Dockside, Kangaroo Point is an iconic Brisbane landmark and is another stunning Brisbane wedding location with views of the Story Bridge and a ceremony in the River Gardens will make a day to remember. Vintage Brisbane Wedding Venue QUT offers couples a collection of Brisbane CBD venue spaces, each with […]

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National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing Boating & Expo 2019

When: 5 – 7 April 2019 Where: Brisbane Showgrounds Brisbane’s annual National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo is a must do for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. With a full weekend of entertainment you will want to come both days. Meet Australia’s biggest outdoor TV personalities Rick – The Offroad Adventure Show, Rothy, Jase Andrews and Simon Anderson – All 4 Adventure, Spida & Sheree Everitt – Great Australian Doorstep, Shaun and Graham – 4WD action and Pat Callinan – 4×4 Adventures. Weekend Highlights Live cooking demos at the Catch and Cook Stage Test drive the latest Holden Colorado at the Eagers Holden Proving Ground See Melbourne brothers wow the audience with their extraordinary show as they take their ATV’s (quads) to the ramps Exhibitions from some of the best outdoor suppliers in the industry where you can try before you buy the latest release products and best sellers at Base Camp Great food, live music, comedians and entertainers and even a kids area The National 4X4 Outdoors Show, Fishing and Boating Expo in Brisbane is a great way to get expert advice on thousands of products and have access to show only discounts. It’s where outdoor enthusiasts come together […]

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Discover King Street Bowen Hills

King Street in Bowen Hills is a landmark destination for visitors and makes a great base to explore the greater region. King Street is a lively development within Brisbane Showgrounds encompassing laneway shops, office buildings, restaurants, residential apartments and lots of out door green spaces to enjoy. King Street is a hive of activity both day and night, come and enjoy this all new refurbished urban space that has been created for the community and visitors alike. King Street Bakery Exciting new venues are continuously opening in this growing neighbourhood, one of the exciting new comers is King Street Bakery! Montrachet is a well known for their French cuisine and have now expanded their bake house with the all new King Street Bakery offering their irresistible sourdough baguettes. Their dedicated authentic French patisserie offers diners a casual dining experience, as well as a French inspired a-la-carte breakfast and lunch menu, with European and Australian wines and beers to match! Artisan Another interesting enterprise on King Street is Artisan, this not-for-profit organisation promotes and supports local crafters and designers; since 1970 Artisan has been known as the home of craft and design in Queensland. The Artisan store is open Tuesday to […]

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