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What’s On

  • Queensland Caravan Camping & Touring Supershow

    Queensland Caravan Camping & Touring Supershow

    June 05, 2019 - June 10, 2019

    The Queensland Caravan Camping & Touring Supershow is the industry’s official event. 

    On show will be everything from affordable, entry-level camper and tent trailers to top-of-the-range, luxury caravans and motorhomes.

    Alongside an array of great products, camping accessories and gadgets, there will be a Towing Masterclass with Gary Gardner and Roger Vickery and a Creek to Coast Outdoor Stage featuring Sally Jenyns and Scotty Hillier cooking up recipes using an RV kitchen, plus other family-friendly activities for the kids.

    This year one lucky show visitor will have the opportunity to win a brand new Jayco CrossTrak (Jayco’s first ever hybrid RV) custom built with off-roading travel at the forefront and valued at $36,990 RRP! 

    Opening hours are 9.30am to 6pm daily (except Monday 10 June which is 9.30am to 4pm). 

    Parking is available in The Pavilion Car Park and King Street Car Park. For an event parking map please click here

    Brisbane Showgrounds residents: for the Notice to Residents please click here

    For more details head to https://www.caravanqld.com.au/

    The Queensland Caravan Camping & Touring Supershow is the industry’s official event. 

    On show will be everything from affordable, entry-level camper and tent trailers to top-of-the-range, luxury caravans and motorhomes.

    Alongside an array of great products, camping accessories and gadgets, there will be a Towing Masterclass with Gary Gardner and Roger Vickery and a Creek to Coast Outdoor Stage featuring Sally Jenyns and Scotty Hillier cooking up recipes using an RV kitchen, plus other family-friendly activities for the kids.

    This year one lucky show visitor will have the opportunity to win a brand new Jayco CrossTrak (Jayco’s first ever hybrid RV) custom built with off-roading travel at the forefront and valued at $36,990 RRP! 

    Opening hours are 9.30am to 6pm daily (except Monday 10 June which is 9.30am to 4pm). 

    Parking is available in The Pavilion Car Park and King Street Car Park. For an event parking map please click here

    Brisbane Showgrounds residents: for the Notice to Residents please click here

    For more details head to https://www.caravanqld.com.au/

  • The Finders Keepers

    The Finders Keepers

    June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019

    The Finders Keepers is the longest running design market in Australia and a community favourite among stallholders and shoppers alike.

    This market is where you can discover the very best and latest in Australian art and design and find, seek, and keep! 

    Entry is only $5 while kids under 12 are FREE!  

    Opening times are midday to 9pm Friday and 9am to 5pm on both Saturday and Sunday. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.thefinderskeepers.com/

    The Finders Keepers is the longest running design market in Australia and a community favourite among stallholders and shoppers alike.

    This market is where you can discover the very best and latest in Australian art and design and find, seek, and keep! 

    Entry is only $5 while kids under 12 are FREE!  

    Opening times are midday to 9pm Friday and 9am to 5pm on both Saturday and Sunday. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.thefinderskeepers.com/

  • Hot Rod & Street Machine Spectacular

    Hot Rod & Street Machine Spectacular

    June 29, 2019 - June 30, 2019

    See high-end hot rods, street machines, bikes and special interest vehicles at the Hot Rod and Street Machine Spectacular.

    There will be loads of entertainment for the entire family, plus airbrushing displays and giveaways. 

    The show will also feature a number of unveilings of newly built vehicles from some of Australia’s most talented and devoted car builders and owners. 

    Opening hours are 9am-8pm on Saturday and 9am-5pm on Sunday. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://qldhotrodshow.org/

    See high-end hot rods, street machines, bikes and special interest vehicles at the Hot Rod and Street Machine Spectacular.

    There will be loads of entertainment for the entire family, plus airbrushing displays and giveaways. 

    The show will also feature a number of unveilings of newly built vehicles from some of Australia’s most talented and devoted car builders and owners. 

    Opening hours are 9am-8pm on Saturday and 9am-5pm on Sunday. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://qldhotrodshow.org/

  • Your Local Wedding Guide Brisbane Expo

    Your Local Wedding Guide Brisbane Expo

    June 30, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Get a fantastic start to your wedding planning by visiting the Your Local Wedding Guide Brisbane Expo at the Royal ICC. 

    See Designer Fashion Parades showcasing wedding dresses, suits, bridesmaids and mother of the bride outfits from quality designers and fashion labels.

    You'll also find quality hair and makeup artists, cakes, flowers, photographers, reception venues, entertainment, celebrants, ceremony venues, wedding transport, decorators, photo booths, financial planners, stationery, rings and jewellery, wedding planners, plus lots more! 

    Book your FREE tickets online. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://www.weddingguide.com.au/expo-brisbane

    Get a fantastic start to your wedding planning by visiting the Your Local Wedding Guide Brisbane Expo at the Royal ICC. 

    See Designer Fashion Parades showcasing wedding dresses, suits, bridesmaids and mother of the bride outfits from quality designers and fashion labels.

    You'll also find quality hair and makeup artists, cakes, flowers, photographers, reception venues, entertainment, celebrants, ceremony venues, wedding transport, decorators, photo booths, financial planners, stationery, rings and jewellery, wedding planners, plus lots more! 

    Book your FREE tickets online. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://www.weddingguide.com.au/expo-brisbane

  • Grape Grazing by Night

    Grape Grazing by Night

    July 12, 2019 5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Prepare your palate for Queensland’s premier wine tasting event, Grape Grazing by Night. 

    The exclusive event gives you the rare chance to sample more than 1,700 fine wines, including the Royal Queensland Wine Show medal-winners and new vintage of season.

    As you browse through one of Australia’s finest wine libraries, indulge in Australia’s best cheese, lamb and beef as awarded by the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show.

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.rqfws.com.au/grape-grazing-by-night/

    Prepare your palate for Queensland’s premier wine tasting event, Grape Grazing by Night. 

    The exclusive event gives you the rare chance to sample more than 1,700 fine wines, including the Royal Queensland Wine Show medal-winners and new vintage of season.

    As you browse through one of Australia’s finest wine libraries, indulge in Australia’s best cheese, lamb and beef as awarded by the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show.

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.rqfws.com.au/grape-grazing-by-night/

  • QLD Work & Skills Expo

    QLD Work & Skills Expo

    July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019

    The QLD Work & Skills Expo (QWSE) will showcase a vast range of organisations comprising of VET providers, apprenticeship information and support industry associations, locally-based and national employers and service providers.

    It will also offer visitors a hands-on activity zone to try a range of vocational skills and other activities.

    This event will be staged in conjunction with the 38th annual Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) to provide a diverse range of study and career options from an expanded range of exhibitors.

    The event will run from 10am to 4pm both days and admission is FREE! 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.careersevent.com/tsxpo/

    The QLD Work & Skills Expo (QWSE) will showcase a vast range of organisations comprising of VET providers, apprenticeship information and support industry associations, locally-based and national employers and service providers.

    It will also offer visitors a hands-on activity zone to try a range of vocational skills and other activities.

    This event will be staged in conjunction with the 38th annual Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) to provide a diverse range of study and career options from an expanded range of exhibitors.

    The event will run from 10am to 4pm both days and admission is FREE! 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.careersevent.com/tsxpo/

  • Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO)

    Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO)

    July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019

    The 38th annual Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) is perfect for anyone interested in education and training or those seeking professional career development and employment opportunities.

    With exhibitors including Australian and international universities, private education providers, TAFE institutes, graduate employment, Defence Force recruiting, student support services and employers, TSXPO provides a unique opportunity to find everything related to education and employment, under one roof. 

    The event will run from 10am to 4pm both days and admission is FREE! 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.careersevent.com/tsxpo/

    The 38th annual Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) is perfect for anyone interested in education and training or those seeking professional career development and employment opportunities.

    With exhibitors including Australian and international universities, private education providers, TAFE institutes, graduate employment, Defence Force recruiting, student support services and employers, TSXPO provides a unique opportunity to find everything related to education and employment, under one roof. 

    The event will run from 10am to 4pm both days and admission is FREE! 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.careersevent.com/tsxpo/

  • Reno Home Show

    Reno Home Show

    July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019

    The Reno Home Show is a renovating and home improvement showcase that brings together the best the industry has to offer.

    Join a community of renovators, artisans, and tradespeople for two days of interactive workshops, talks, display spaces, homewares and loads of samples from their local partners.

    You will have the opportunity to source unique products for your home, start a conversation with an industry professional, or just check out what’s on trend!

    Event hours: Saturday 8am to 5pm and Sunday 9am to 4pm. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://renohomeshow.com.au/

    The Reno Home Show is a renovating and home improvement showcase that brings together the best the industry has to offer.

    Join a community of renovators, artisans, and tradespeople for two days of interactive workshops, talks, display spaces, homewares and loads of samples from their local partners.

    You will have the opportunity to source unique products for your home, start a conversation with an industry professional, or just check out what’s on trend!

    Event hours: Saturday 8am to 5pm and Sunday 9am to 4pm. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://renohomeshow.com.au/

  • Listen Out Brisbane

    Listen Out Brisbane

    September 28, 2019 12:00pm - 10:00pm

    Listen Out is Australia’s primary national dance music festival and has sold out in all cities since 2016.

    Once again, Listen Out will tour around the country, stopping at the Brisbane Showgrounds. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://www.listenout.com.au/

    Listen Out is Australia’s primary national dance music festival and has sold out in all cities since 2016.

    Once again, Listen Out will tour around the country, stopping at the Brisbane Showgrounds. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://www.listenout.com.au/

  • Oktoberfest Brisbane

    Oktoberfest Brisbane

    October 11, 2019 - October 20, 2019

    Don your Dirndl or Lederhosen and get ready to feast your eyes on all things German at Oktoberfest Brisbane - Australia’s largest German festival.

    Connect with fellow culture-seeking enthusiasts at the Brisbane Showgrounds from 11-13 & 18-20 October, as the space comes to life with Oktoberfest Brisbane’s famous Bavarian flair.

    From schnitzels to pretzels, you'll love the authentic flavours and treats the festival has to offer. 

    There will also be a spectacular line-up of live entertainment with music by the Bavarian Oompah band 'Münchner Buam', Heidi the Yodeller and Alpenrosen Dance Group.

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au/

    Don your Dirndl or Lederhosen and get ready to feast your eyes on all things German at Oktoberfest Brisbane - Australia’s largest German festival.

    Connect with fellow culture-seeking enthusiasts at the Brisbane Showgrounds from 11-13 & 18-20 October, as the space comes to life with Oktoberfest Brisbane’s famous Bavarian flair.

    From schnitzels to pretzels, you'll love the authentic flavours and treats the festival has to offer. 

    There will also be a spectacular line-up of live entertainment with music by the Bavarian Oompah band 'Münchner Buam', Heidi the Yodeller and Alpenrosen Dance Group.

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au/

  • Brisbane Vegan Expo

    Brisbane Vegan Expo

    October 19, 2019 - October 20, 2019

    The Brisbane Vegan Expo is set to showcase all things plant-based and cruelty-free and they are welcoming everyone (vegan or non-vegan!)

    Feast on vegan treats such as burgers, tapas, cupcakes, donuts, soft serve ice cream, pizza, pies, pastries, mac and cheese, nachos, hot dogs, calamari, fish and chips and much more (all plant-based). 

    There will also be amazing products including skin care, supplements, bags, shoes, clothing and household items, plus guest speakers, cooking demonstrations and live music and entertainers.

    The event will run from 10am to 8pm Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://www.facebook.com/events/705250669870419/

    The Brisbane Vegan Expo is set to showcase all things plant-based and cruelty-free and they are welcoming everyone (vegan or non-vegan!)

    Feast on vegan treats such as burgers, tapas, cupcakes, donuts, soft serve ice cream, pizza, pies, pastries, mac and cheese, nachos, hot dogs, calamari, fish and chips and much more (all plant-based). 

    There will also be amazing products including skin care, supplements, bags, shoes, clothing and household items, plus guest speakers, cooking demonstrations and live music and entertainers.

    The event will run from 10am to 8pm Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://www.facebook.com/events/705250669870419/

  • Hometown Fest

    Hometown Fest

    November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019

    Hometown Fest is a two day music festival that celebrates all genres of music with a strong emphasis on homegrown talent.

    During the day there will be FREE events, music and live entertainment for all ages, and then in the evening there will be a ticketed arena show featuring some of the biggest local and international live acts! 

    For parking information click here.

    Need accommodation? We recommend staying at the four and a half star Rydges Fortitude Valley, in the heart of the Brisbane Showgrounds. 

    For more details head to https://hometown-fest.com/

    Hometown Fest is a two day music festival that celebrates all genres of music with a strong emphasis on homegrown talent.

    During the day there will be FREE events, music and live entertainment for all ages, and then in the evening there will be a ticketed arena show featuring some of the biggest local and international live acts! 

    For parking information click here.

    Need accommodation? We recommend staying at the four and a half star Rydges Fortitude Valley, in the heart of the Brisbane Showgrounds. 

    For more details head to https://hometown-fest.com/

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