The City of Brisbane has a busy events calendar each month filled with concerts, sporting events and other shows. Centrally located to major Sporting and Entertainment venues, Brisbane Holiday Village offers self-contained cabin accommodation, caravan sites and camp sites close to ANZ/QSAC Stadium, Suncorp Stadium and The Gabba as well as good express public transport connections with a bus stop at the entrance of the Village and a major bus depot a short 10 minute walk away.
Deep Oceans showcases strange real-life creatures as well as myths and legends about fearsome monsters of the deep. See a real specimen of a Giant Squid from the Queensland Museum collection or meet some of the real-life creatures that have inspired sea monster myths and legends!
You can experiment with hands-on activities, test the effects of water pressure on your arm or see how colour appears at different depths.
Brisbane will be in full festive swing in September as acclaimed international and Australian artists and productions, as well as free outdoor events, burst across theatres and other public spaces.
Brisbane Festival 2014 will intrigue, delight and inspire with a program embracing dance, theatre, opera, classical music, circus, sideshow and contemporary music. The festival caters for a broad audience and is easily accessible with an extensive range of free and ticketed events.
Seen by more than 70 million people, Disney's landmark musical event The Lion King is a worldwide phenomenon that will redefine your expectations of theatre.
Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains, this breathtaking production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and unforgettable music including Elton John and Tim Rice's Circle of Life, Hakuna Matata and the Academy Award-winning Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
In an explosive Brisbane Festival finale, Sunsuper Riverfire ignites the Brisbane City skyline for a spectacular fireworks display. The pyrotechnic extravaganza will be set to an almighty soundtrack of the year's biggest songs plus some classics. See the amazing fireworks at vantage points including South Bank, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Victoria Bridge, Wilson's Lookout and Captain Burke Park.
Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas is a quintessential summer event – cinemagoers can relax with gourmet food and tasty beverages while taking in quirky comedies, retro classics, new releases or sneak preview films under the stars.
And if that’s not enough, make sure you check out Ben & Jerry’s Sundae Sessions. Held every Sunday, they include live music, free Ben & Jerry's ice-cream, games, great prizes and more.
Entrants in the Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival, display their scarecrow creations to compete in various categories for cash and prizes donated by local business. The Scarecrow Trail winds around key streets including Main St and along Gallery Walk. Catch buskers playing along the Main St business precinct on Saturday 18 October and Gallery Walk on Sunday 19 October.
Now in its 16th year, the 5km and 10km MS Moonlight Walks start from the Cultural Forecourt at South Bank Parklands. Participants will take in the best of Brisbane’s river, including the illuminated Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Story Bridge and lush Botanic Gardens before crossing the Goodwill Bridge to continue the fun with live music.
Get involved with your family, colleagues or community group to raise funds to support research projects and services for more than 3700 Queenslanders living with MS.
Catch the epic battle between the Qantas Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks in a Bledisloe Cup Rugby Test at Suncorp Stadium on 18 October. Gates open at 5:00pm and kick off is at 7:00pm
Travel to Suncorp Stadium by public transport on Brisbane Transport bus and Queensland Rail services. Present your game day ticket to receive free travel to and from Suncorp Stadium.