The City of Brisbane has a busy events calendar filled with concerts, sporting events, musicals and much more.
Centrally located to major Sporting and Entertainment venues, Brisbane Holiday Village offers self-contained cabin accommodation, caravan and camping sites. There is a bus stop at the entrance of the Village that will take you to express public transport connections, or there is a major bus depot just a short 10 minute walk away.
Below is a list of the upcoming events in and around Brisbane:
Discover objects you’ll treasure forever at The Collective Markets. More than 100 local creatives set up shop in the bustling Stanley Street Plaza on weekends, creating a vibrant atmosphere. Take your time moseying about the markets, and you’ll discover that works from local photographers, discerning crafts, collectables and vintage fashions are also part of the eclectic mix.
Afterwards, soak up a spot of live music strummed by local musicians, or retire to a nearby cafe or watering hole to watch the world continue to bustle on by.
The most awarded new musical and Broadway’s number one show is coming to Brisbane. Awe-inspiring and spectacular, WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular.
WICKED tells the enthralling story of two unlikely friends and how they became the wicked witch of the west and Glinda the Good. Experience it now.
Starring dozens of international and Australian comedians, Brisbane Comedy Festival is a must-see if you need a giggle, chuckle, cackle or rip-snorter of a good time.
Liverpool FC will be returning to Australia in July as part of their 2015 pre-season tour.
The first team will play against Brisbane Roar at the Suncorp Stadium on Friday July 17.
Suncorp Stadium will play host to the first game of the 2015 Rugby Championship between the Qantas Wallabies and South Africa.
The Royal Queensland Show, or Ekka as it's most commonly known, is Queensland's largest annual event. Held over ten full days, the Brisbane Exhibition showcases life and achievements in the Sunshine State, bringing visitors from all across Queensland and Australia to the heart of Brisbane. Ekka began in 1876, attracting 17,000 visitors to the grounds and is now Queensland's most celebrated event. 2015 marks the 138th show and brings with it a variety of talent, culture, produce, fun and entertainment.
Oktoberfest Brisbane, Australia’s largest German festival is Brisbane’s most anticipated cultural event, and it’s easy to see why. Now in its eighth year, upon walking into the festival you could be forgiven for thinking you had instantly been transported to Germany, with attention to detail and authenticity that simply astounds. Add in that over 50% of people attending the festival get into the German spirit by donning traditional German dress, and you are in for a cultural treat.
The finest German fare including mouthwatering German sausages, pork knuckles, schnitzels and pretzels, plus an array of sumptuous desserts including traditional Black Forest cakes, Bavarian cheesecakes, and apple strudels will send your taste buds into a frenzy. Not to forget decorated gingerbread hearts – one of the most popular German festival items for all ages. Enjoy handcrafted beers, including Oktoberfest Brisbane’s very own specially brewed beers imported from Germany especially for the festival.