Brisbane, Qld

Brisbane Events


Brisbane Fishing & Boating Expo

Held in March every year at the Brisbane Showgrounds which is located adjacent to the Brisbane CBD and bordered by Bowen Bridge Road, O'Connell Terrace, St Paul's Terrace and Gregory Terrace at Bowen Hills. This is an event for the 4WD industry and fans of the great Australian outdoors. Features include the WAECO Outback stage, Action Arena, Eagers Holden Colorado Proving Ground, Fishing Stage and The Engel Australia Cooking Stage. Well known identities will be on hand to give you the best advice for your 4x4, camping, fishing, boating and outdoor adventures.


Redlands Country Music Festival

Held in May every year at the Redlands Country Music Clubhouse in the Pinklands Sports Reserve which runs off Cleveland/Redland Bay Road in the suburb of Thornlands which is approximately 20 kilometres east of the Gateway Motorway in Brisbane via Old Cleveland Road.

Timber & Working With Wood Show

Held in May every year at the RNA Showgrounds in the suburb of Bowen Hills. This is premier event for woodworking. From the weekend hobbyist and home DIY'er through to the most experienced enthusiasts, this is a show not to be missed. See the best in the industry, share their expertise, have fun trying new techniques and tools - and experience some of the world's finest timbers, all at the one location.


Royal Queensland Show

Held over 10 days in August in the Brisbane suburb of Bowen Hills. It was originally called the Brisbane Exhibition, which was shortened to EKKA. There are over 24,000 entries at the show so good planning is essential, so that you don’t miss the things that are of interest to you. More than 70% of the show is dedicated to free events and activities. If you choose to drive you had better arrive very early for a parking space, which can be reached via O’Connell Terrace or Gregory Terrace and there is a daily parking fee of $12.00. The better option is to take public transport.


Pre Christmas Caravan & Camping Sale

Held in October every year at the Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills. Features all the leading brands of new caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, off- road vehicles, tent trailers, 5th wheelers and other recreational vehicles plus tow vehicles including some 4x4s, annexes, awnings, camping accessories, equipment and clothing plus lots more.

This page last reviewed on 7 Dec 2016