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What’s On

  • Royal Queensland Show (Ekka)

    Royal Queensland Show (Ekka)

    August 10, 2018 - August 19, 2018

    The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland's largest and most loved annual event, attracting on average 400,000 people.

    The Ekka brings the country and city together for 10 days each August for a true celebration of agriculture.

    Showcasing the best of Queensland, the Ekka attracts more than 21,000 competition entries from woodchop to giant vegetables, 10,000 animals from beef cattle to cats and dogs, world-class live entertainment, award-winning food and wine, carnival rides and showbags, family shopping, educational activities and much more.

    Gates open 9am daily. 

    Local residents - please click here for the letter to residents. 

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

    The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland's largest and most loved annual event, attracting on average 400,000 people.

    The Ekka brings the country and city together for 10 days each August for a true celebration of agriculture.

    Showcasing the best of Queensland, the Ekka attracts more than 21,000 competition entries from woodchop to giant vegetables, 10,000 animals from beef cattle to cats and dogs, world-class live entertainment, award-winning food and wine, carnival rides and showbags, family shopping, educational activities and much more.

    Gates open 9am daily. 

    Local residents - please click here for the letter to residents. 

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

  • Stuff You Should Know: LIVE

    Stuff You Should Know: LIVE

    September 02, 2018 7:00pm

    One of the best darn podcasts in the land is coming to the Royal International Convention Centre! 

    Stuff You Should Know baits and sates our natural sense of curiosity. Whether you want to learn about how water slides work, what Spam is made of, or why spiders are so creepy, Josh and Chuck deliver the details quickly, comically and with clarity. 

    Every time they take their fascinating show on the road to educate the masses, the duo give fans the opportunity to witness a unique, never-heard-before episode unfold in real time – the result being an evening of learning and laughter. 

    Josh & Chuck invite you to experience their hit podcast live in person!

    For parking information click here.

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

    One of the best darn podcasts in the land is coming to the Royal International Convention Centre! 

    Stuff You Should Know baits and sates our natural sense of curiosity. Whether you want to learn about how water slides work, what Spam is made of, or why spiders are so creepy, Josh and Chuck deliver the details quickly, comically and with clarity. 

    Every time they take their fascinating show on the road to educate the masses, the duo give fans the opportunity to witness a unique, never-heard-before episode unfold in real time – the result being an evening of learning and laughter. 

    Josh & Chuck invite you to experience their hit podcast live in person!

    For parking information click here.

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

  • Eco Expo

    Eco Expo

    September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018

    Brisbane will go green in September as it plays host to Australia’s largest consumer sustainability expo in a move to help save the world.

    Running from September 14 to 16, the inaugural Brisbane Eco Expo will see more than 140 eco-friendly businesses congregate to offer natural, organic and sustainable products across dedicated sectors. These sectors include ‘home and living’, ‘health and food’, ‘beauty and lifestyle’, and ‘baby and kids.’

    Free seminars and innovative product demonstrations will be available, with keynote speakers discussing sustainable practices that can be implemented in our daily lives. 

    The event will run from 10am to 4pm each day. 

    For parking information click here.

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

    Brisbane will go green in September as it plays host to Australia’s largest consumer sustainability expo in a move to help save the world.

    Running from September 14 to 16, the inaugural Brisbane Eco Expo will see more than 140 eco-friendly businesses congregate to offer natural, organic and sustainable products across dedicated sectors. These sectors include ‘home and living’, ‘health and food’, ‘beauty and lifestyle’, and ‘baby and kids.’

    Free seminars and innovative product demonstrations will be available, with keynote speakers discussing sustainable practices that can be implemented in our daily lives. 

    The event will run from 10am to 4pm each day. 

    For parking information click here.

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

  • Big Adopt Out

    Big Adopt Out

    September 15, 2018 9:00am - 2:00pm

    Big Adopt Out is a pawsome event! 

    You'll find a variety of dogs and cats, from all the best rescue groups and welfare organisations in Queensland, waiting for their fur-ever homes. 

    If you're looking for a cuddly companion, this is the place to be. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.bigadoptout.com.au/

    Big Adopt Out is a pawsome event! 

    You'll find a variety of dogs and cats, from all the best rescue groups and welfare organisations in Queensland, waiting for their fur-ever homes. 

    If you're looking for a cuddly companion, this is the place to be. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to http://www.bigadoptout.com.au/

  • Oktoberfest Brisbane

    Oktoberfest Brisbane

    October 05, 2018 - October 14, 2018

    Oktoberfest Brisbane is Australia’s largest German festival and one of Brisbane’s major events!

    Join in the celebration of German culture over the weekends of 5-7 & 12-14 October.

    Whether it be Friday after work rides and fun, the excitement and atmosphere on Saturday, or a fantastic family day on Sunday, get involved in all the music, culture and festivities each day has to offer.

    Opening hours: Fridays 4pm - midnight; Saturdays 11am - midnight; Sundays 11am - 8pm.

    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://oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au/

    Oktoberfest Brisbane is Australia’s largest German festival and one of Brisbane’s major events!

    Join in the celebration of German culture over the weekends of 5-7 & 12-14 October.

    Whether it be Friday after work rides and fun, the excitement and atmosphere on Saturday, or a fantastic family day on Sunday, get involved in all the music, culture and festivities each day has to offer.

    Opening hours: Fridays 4pm - midnight; Saturdays 11am - midnight; Sundays 11am - 8pm.

    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://oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au/

  • Allstar Alliance Team Series

    Allstar Alliance Team Series

    October 20, 2018 - October 21, 2018

    Hundreds of CrossFit Affiliate teams and Functional Fitness Gyms of six (three males and three females) will battle it out for the top spots in Advanced, Intermediate, Masters and Teen divisions. 

    The two day qualifier events are held across Australia to find the top affiliates in each state that will then progress to the National Final in Brisbane. 

    Event hours - 7am to 5pm 

    For parking information click here.

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

    Hundreds of CrossFit Affiliate teams and Functional Fitness Gyms of six (three males and three females) will battle it out for the top spots in Advanced, Intermediate, Masters and Teen divisions. 

    The two day qualifier events are held across Australia to find the top affiliates in each state that will then progress to the National Final in Brisbane. 

    Event hours - 7am to 5pm 

    For parking information click here.

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

  • Dog Lovers Show

    Dog Lovers Show

    November 03, 2018 - November 04, 2018

    The Brisbane Dog Lovers Show is a tribute to the unconditional love that we share with our dogs.

    The event will celebrate our best friends like no other event in Australia - it's one of the largest and most comprehensive festivals for dog lovers in the world and provides an extensive array of entertainment, education and information. 

    Opening hours are 9.30am to 5pm. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://dogloversshow.com.au/brisbane

    The Brisbane Dog Lovers Show is a tribute to the unconditional love that we share with our dogs.

    The event will celebrate our best friends like no other event in Australia - it's one of the largest and most comprehensive festivals for dog lovers in the world and provides an extensive array of entertainment, education and information. 

    Opening hours are 9.30am to 5pm. 

    For parking information click here.

    For more details head to https://dogloversshow.com.au/brisbane

  • Australian Warrior Expo

    Australian Warrior Expo

    November 15, 2018 - November 17, 2018

    The Australian Warrior Expo (AWE) is Australia’s premier Law Enforcement, Military, Emergency Services and Security Expo and is the only event of its type in Australia.

    AWE is dedicated to showcasing the latest products, technology, equipment and services to this niche market.

    The Australian Warrior Expo is not like any other trade show! With a huge focus on hospitality, encompassing a VIP Night and an AWE party, plus a full retail store.

    AWE will bring both professionals and agencies together including Government Procurement Managers, Decision Makers and Operators.

    For parking information click here.

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

    The Australian Warrior Expo (AWE) is Australia’s premier Law Enforcement, Military, Emergency Services and Security Expo and is the only event of its type in Australia.

    AWE is dedicated to showcasing the latest products, technology, equipment and services to this niche market.

    The Australian Warrior Expo is not like any other trade show! With a huge focus on hospitality, encompassing a VIP Night and an AWE party, plus a full retail store.

    AWE will bring both professionals and agencies together including Government Procurement Managers, Decision Makers and Operators.

    For parking information click here.

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

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