Brisbane is a thriving metropolitan region that provides something for everyone. There are countless events and activities to indulge in, with a city that boasts a vibrant nightlife, shopping venues, museums and art galleries. Are you planning to visit the city of Brisbane this October? Don’t forget to book Brisbane bus charter to attend the events lined up for October 2018. Not only is it affordable but also convenient!
Oktoberfest Brisbane 2018
No plans to visit Germany for the Oktoberfest? Well, this magnanimous event is coming to Brisbane, kicking off on the 5th of October at the Brisbane Showgrounds. It will be two fantastic weekends of traditional entertainment, world-famous beers and delicious food. You are cordially invited to join this culturally rich festival. From Pretzels to Schnitzels, you have everything to delight your taste buds. Kids will be kept entertained with free rides, performances on the Kinder stage and traditional puppet show. There will be suspense-packed competitions for you to participate in.
Aroma Sense Expo – Brisbane
Pure essential oils have a lot of proven advantages, which helps in pain relief headaches, relaxation, improve moods and skin irritations and boost immune system. This exposition on the 6th of October highlights the importance of essential oils for health and wellbeing. Brought to you by Inspired Oilers Unlimited at the Woodford Memorial Hall, there will be live demos, sample tasting and hands-on display.
MOSAIC Multicultural Festival – FREE Event
This free event due to be held on the 7th of October is an ideal example of a cultural spectacular including dance, music, diverse communities, African Fusion, roving performances, market stalls, art, craft, kids activities and storytelling. Proudly presented by MDA, it promotes the benefits of multicultural Australia and strives to build a better future. Set in the lush Roma Street Parkland, this is a great opportunity to enjoy an enthralling experience. You can take part in many cultures at the festival, including dance performances, music and international cuisine, along with handmade arts and crafts.
Palestinian Film Festival Australia
Scheduled to be conducted across 4 days starting 11th of October, the Palestinian Film Festival is an initiative committed to promoting Palestinian arts and culture. Showcasing and rejoicing the very best of Palestinian Cinema, the festival has been running for 10 years with community support and interest. This year’s Palestinian Festival has been inspired by an archaeological site in Jericho, Hisham’s Palace. It is known to be one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, about 10,000 years old.
Brisbane Craft & Gift Fair 2018
This exciting annual fair on the 13th and 14th of October is a fund-raiser event which is anticipated to be the biggest with a wide variety of trinkets, clothing, artwork and homewares over the The Sleeman Sport Complex. Eventgoers can enjoy a wide range of children’s activities, demonstrations, presentations, workshops and stallholders. Come along with friends and family to peruse a wide selection of materials and handmade wares, including candles, ceramic buttons, sewing machines, quilting, millinery, textiles, cards and jewellery. Adding to the atmosphere are stage presentations, where you get to learn about new ideas. There will be an interactive workshop for all skill levels, where you learn new methods.
On the 14th of October, it’s time to drool over some of the finest cars in the town with exceptional German engineering on display. Delve into the world of mechanical engineering, aerodynamics and car design, while also introducing your child to future jobs by taking a look at some of the finest engineered vehicles in the world. Take a ride through German automotive innovation and engineering with a wide array of classic and vintage German cars, including the likes of Porsche 911s VW Beetles and VW Kombis.
Oyster Festival 2018 at Sandstone Point Hotel
The Oyster Festival 2018 on the 20th of October promises to be a fantastic event with some exemplary seafood delights, Oyster Bars, freshly shucked oysters, fishing trawlers, chef demonstrations, oyster eating competition and a lot more. The Sandstone Point Hotel will be the hosting venue for this year’s Oyster fun fest. The key highlight of the event is the Australian Oyster Opening Competition where you can take part to win fabulous prizes. The lucky winner will be rewarded with a flight to Ireland for attending the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival.
Chasing smoke is a triumphant and evocative performance by the only indigenous circus ensemble in Australia. You are welcome to watch the show which is both valiant and playful. It will ignite a spark in you forcing you to question your existence. The artform of contemporary circus will tell you stories about the oldest living culture in the world. The performance is both touching and dynamic at the same time, stoking the fire of success, identity and challenge for a young Australian brigade.
Island Vibe Festival 2018
The 4-day multi-faceted celebration of island culture, arts and music will commence on the 25th of October. Currently in its 13th year, the Island Vibe Festival has become a premier event in the Australian calendar. More than 80 acts will be performed over the weekend on 4 stages including the Dub Dome, the Coconut Lounge, the Bamboo Bass and the Lion Mane Stage. There will be contemporary and traditional dance as well, along with workshops. Some of the hands-on activities that you can indulge in, include screen printing, live painting, world music, eco workshops, dance and traditional weaving.
Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil 2018
This Halloween inspired event will run over three days from 26th to 28th of October, where you can come along with your friends and family decked up in fancy zombie dresses. This is a fundraising event to support the Brain foundation for research into brain injuries and disorders. There will be Halloween markets, Cosplay competition and the Zombie Walk King. And then you have the live shows in Cavill Mall, impromptu dance performances, roving zombies, zombie escape rooms, Halloween parties, along with trick or treating at Surfers Paradise.