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Unmissable Events Coming to Brisbane in August

Posted in Local Events @ Jun 6th 2018 4:11pm - By Administrator
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Brisbane Marathon Festival
Get active this winter with a choice of five running distances at this year’s Brisbane Marathon Festival. It’s the perfect opportunity to see Brisbane’s world-famous landmarks and complete a personal challenge at the same time. Just choose between the 45.2km Marathon, The Pedders 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km Run/Walk, 5km Run/Walk, and the 2km Mini Marathon, which will all take place over one day on August 5.

Royal Queensland Show/Mekka Wednesday
The Royal Queensland Show, or the Ekka, is back for another huge ten-day event at the Brisbane Showgrounds. Queensland’s biggest annual show celebrates everything great about Queensland’s agriculture and regional food, alongside an unmissable entertainment program that features live music, monster trucks, FMX, fireworks, and more. Mekka Wednesday will also be celebrating with a day of races and live DJs at the Brisbane Racing Club. Don’t miss the Royal Queensland Show from August 10 to August 19 and Mekka Wednesday on August 15.

Pesta Rakyat 2018
Enjoy a day of Indonesian culture this winter at King George Square. A vibrant program of family-friendly entertainment will take place alongside a mouthwatering spread of traditional Indonesian food, with brand new theme “Colours of Indonesia”. Be part of the festivities this August 19.

Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival 2018
See what the future holds for VR at the Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival 2018. This five-day exhibition at the Brisbane Powerhouse will be showcasing the latest and best in VR technology, with a number of short films, music videos, documentaries, and creative pieces to see firsthand. Make sure to stop by from August 22 to August 26.

Brisbane Boat Show
See the latest innovations the industry has to offer at the 2018 Brisbane Boat Show! This huge annual event is a must-attend for those looking to purchase their first boat, as well as those that want to get their hands on exclusive fishing and water-sporting gear selling for discount prices. Catch it at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on August 24 through to August 26.

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