Brisbane events not to be missed this October

If you’re planning a Brisbane holiday this October, you’re certainly in for a good time! During October, Brisbane will witness some of the hottest events of the year that will add to your holiday charm.

With Oktoberfest hitting Brisbane, you can experience the best of German culture. If you’re a fan of theatre and music, you have a great holiday to look forward to. And if you’re fond of gardening, Brisbane has you covered as well. With so many exciting events in a single month, October is definitely the time for you to plan your Brisbane holiday.

I’m eagerly looking forward to the events October has in store. Continue reading as I list a few of the best events that Brisbane will host this October.

1. Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain

Gretel Scarlett and Adam Garcia (photo by Jeff Busby)

If you’re anything like me, then you simply love theatre and musicals. If that’s the case, then you should definitely plan a Brisbane holiday this October. Singin’ in the Rain is scheduled to be held in September and October and it promises to be a spectacular event. The show features performances by world famous artists and entertainers. Celebrating the story of the first musical in Hollywood, Singin’ in the Rain will blend in charm, comedy, glamour and romance into a single show. This is an iconic event which will feature the world’s best dance routines live on stage. This is one event not to be missed – you can thank me later.

See Singin’ in the Rain from September 22 to October 3 at QPAC. Ticket prices for this event range from $75.95 to $140.95.

You will find QPAC to be conveniently located close to a smorgasbord of Brisbane apartments, including Bridgewater Terraces. So, book our accommodation with us and enjoy this event without any commuting problems.

2. Listen Out

Looking to party in Brisbane on your holiday this October? Well, you’re in luck! Australia’s largest national dance music event, Listen Out will be held in Brisbane in October. You’ll get to see stunning performances by national and international dance music artists at this event. With a comfortable festive atmosphere and an exclusive boutique feel, Listen Out promises to be Brisbane’s biggest party this season. Don’t miss out on it – take your friends along to this event. You’ll have a great time for sure!

Listen Out is scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 2 at the Victoria Park from 1pm to 10pm.

If you haven’t already booked your Brisbane apartment accommodation for the event then Bridgewater Terraces is ideal as we are located a short 9 minute drive from Victoria Park.

3. Brisbane International Garden Show

If you’re fond of gardening, Brisbane has a magnificent event lined up for you this October – Brisbane International Garden Show. More than 40 local nurseries will showcase small and large garden displays at this event. A landscape garden competition will also take place at this event. With expert talks, workshops, entertainment stalls, kids’ activities and delicious food, this event promises to be much more than a simple garden expo. By attending this event, you can gather some great advice and tips on how to manage your home garden effectively.

The Brisbane International Garden Show is a four-day event running from the 6th-9th of October at Pine Rivers Park. Tickets for this event are priced at $20 for adults. You can also get a concession on ticket prices by booking group tickets for $18 each.

If you’re looking apartment accommodation in Brisbane to stay in for the event, consider Bridgewater Terraces. Although we are a 30 minutes’ drive from Pine Rivers Park, we are just 1km from the CBD and all the best attractions will be at your fingertips.

4. Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Brisbane

The largest German festival to be held in Australia, the Oktoberfest is all set to hit Brisbane once again this October. At this annual festival, you can experience the best of German culture. With authentic food, beverages, entertainment, rides, shows and lots of activities, Oktoberfest is one fun festival for you to experience. If you’re holidaying in Brisbane this October with a group of friends, make sure to attend this amazing festival.

Oktoberfest is on through 7th-9th and 14th-16th of October, from 4pm to midnight on Fridays, from 11am to midnight on Saturdays and from 11am to 8pm on Sundays.

If you’re looking for Brisbane apartment accommodation for you and your friends while attending this event, consider Bridgewater Terraces. We are located within walking distance of the Showgrounds where Oktoberfest will take place.


October is a fun filled month, with Brisbane playing host to many exciting event. You can experience the best of German culture in Brisbane at the Oktoberfest. At the Brisbane International Garden Show, you can witness incredible exhibitions and listen to talks offered by experts. Singin’ in the Rain and Listen Out are live dance and entertainment events which will draw in millions of visitors. If you’re around Brisbane in October, make sure to be a part of any or all of these fabulous events.

For the best Brisbane apartment accommodation, choose Bridgewater Terraces. We’re located centrally in Kangaroo Point, close to all the venues where these wonderful events will be held. By staying at our apartments, you can enjoy a great holiday and you’ll have no trouble attending these events.

Book your apartment accommodation with us by emailing res@bridgewaterterraces.com.au or click here to book online.

About Denis Goodman

Denis is the manager of Bridgewater Terraces and has a long history with accommodation and property management rights. He brings his knowledge and experiences into his writer to help holiday makers have a wonderful holiday.

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