Brisbane is the most populous city in all of Australia. It is home to diverse cultures and offers a rich cultural history that resonates throughout the numerous activities in a year. In Brisbane, festivals and events are integral parts of celebrating the rich culture of the city. Locals and foreigners welcome these festivals with enthusiasm and excitement.
When planning your trip to Brisbane, you should do some research on the Brisbane festivals and events that may occur during your trip. Being part of these festive events will allow you to learn more about the culture of Australians and will provide you a new cultural experience. Don’t you worry, Australians are very friendly and you will have a blast celebrating with them.
What are the major Brisbane festivals you can be part of?
- Brisbane Fine Wine Festival – The Brisbane Fine Wine Festival is celebrated on July of every year. The festival lasts 3 days and during this event, everyone can taste the finest wines in Australia. The festival is held in Mercure Hotel. This festival allows guests to try out 600 different wines and offers discounts on wine bottles. You can also learn more about winemaking.
- River Festival – The River Festival is another significant festival in Brisbane. It is celebrated near the end of August every year. The festival runs for 10 days. During the festival, there are local music played and live performances. There are spectacular fireworks at night and an outdoor feast for city dwellers and travellers to enjoy.
- Brisbane Festival – This festival celebrates the birth of the city. The festival program will include the best talents from around the world. There are so many activities including dance, opera, theater, circus, music, comedy art appreciation and many more. Conferences about sustainability management and development are there to educate festival goers about maintaining the beauty of the city.
- Australia Family Fun Day – It is a festival for the family and is celebrated in the first week of February. The festival is held in the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center. The festival offers families unlimited fun. Through the various activities, families bond and compete in activities together.
Taking part in a festival can make you really tired. The emotions are high and you are physically drained with the activities too. For complete relaxation, stay here at Bridgewater Terraces. Just a few minutes away from the CBD, going to the festival will not take much of your time and effort. Our apartments come with quality hotel-like services, equipped kitchen and fully-furnished rooms. Families love our serviced apartments because of the spaciousness and privacy.