The capital and most densely crowded city of the Australian state of Queensland, Brisbane was merely a stop-over some five years ago. But the city grows at a fast pace and today it is one of the major tourist hubs of the country.
Make use of campervan hire in Brisbane and travel around the city under the impossibly blue sky, and the world of amazing experiences will open its door for you. The city centre is connected to the south bank through a series of motorways and bridges. Many modern villages deride the Brisbane River as it crisscross the city, its beautiful parks and stunning skyscrapers.
If you are planning to visit this wonderful Australian city this August, here are the top 4 events worth participating in:
4 August - Brisbane Marathon Festival 2013
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The city has been organizing this event since every year since 1982, when the Brisbane Commonwealth Games Marathon was held for the first time and Robert de Castella became the running icon of the country. This year, why don’t you participate in the event or watch some other enthusiast people running on the streets of the city!
8 to17 August – EKKA
Officially known as the Royal Queensland Show, and nicknamed as ‘EKKA’ by locals, it is one of the most-awaited and most-celebrated events of Queensland. The event has been contributing to the cultural heritage of the Australian state.
With fairy floss, exciting rides, show bags and countless cultural attractions you would have never seen before, the EKKA has something for people of all ages and tastes. So, why don’t you take your family or friends to experience the magic of EKKA this year?
25 to 30 August – Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane
It’s more boisterous, brand-new and exciting this year! The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane is going to take place at the recently refurbished City Hall of the city, with an exhilarating new program and runway plan.
By participating, you will explore the hottest spring/summer collection by some of the country’s most sought-after labels. You will also find the best of local Queensland designers and retailers in this fashion festival.
For those not aware, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane is the state’s only, major runway programme and country’s most important consumer fashion event which features the hottest trends and awe-inspiring showpieces of Spring/Summer.
And the more interesting part is, the new-season collections showcased on the runway in this event is available to buy. The venue of the event, City Hall, is the true heart of the city and one of its most significant architecture wonder, offering the right setting for the celebration of the local industry and the exhibition of a splendid fashion event.
27 August to 20 September – GREASE
If you enjoy partying and moving your feet with the music, schedule your trip to Brisbane city during this time period. Jam-packed with an explosion of energy and a big star cast, GREASE, the number one party musical event, is returning to Queensland after 42 years with a live, multi-million dollar and electrifying performances. If you want to buy tickets or want to know more about the event, visit its website.
So, are you ready for all these and perhaps much more? Get your flight to Brisbane right now!