Brisbane : 10 Events To Attend In July 2016

Best July 2016 Events to Attend with Brisbanes Best Value Bus Hire

Brisbane is one of the most happening cities in Australia and it is only fair to say that such destinations always have awesome events lined up throughout the year, whether it is a festival or a music event or a sporting event. It’s always advisable to opt for cheap bus hire to travel to different event venues with comfort and convenience. Here are a few upcoming events that will draw in great interest from both the locals and foreign visitors in July:

Brisbane BBQ festival 2016

For those who love BBQ, the 2nd of July has live exhibitions, luscious food, workshops, and of course BBQ food in store for you. You’ll have access to different varieties of meat flavours, pickles, rubs, kitchen tools and bourbon. The BBQ experts will publicly share the mantra to cook a perfectly smoked feast on the grill. Apart from that, the atmosphere will be filled with vibrant music by the Hi Boys, The Walters, DJ El Norto and other bands.

Some of the famous food joints taking part in this festival include Smokin True BBQ, Bella BBQ, That BBQ joint, Ze pickle and many others who will compete for the BBQ championship. You get all sorts of grilled meat ranging from back ribs to pork briskets that are sure to give you a mouth-watering experience. Add to that, premium beer offered by the Fortitude and Newstead Brewing Companies and you are all set for a wonderful evening!

Winter Festival 2016

Scheduled to take place across from 17th June all the way till 10th July , the Winter Festival held in sub-tropical Brisbane is all about live music, ice-skating to tobogganing, winter games, seasonal food, hot chocolates and pop-up bars. While the entry is absolutely free, you may need to buy tickets for certain activities, such as the fun filled ride of Toboggan, which is worth the money spent. The open air ice-skating rink is what mainly attracts the participants so try your hands at ice-skating!

Roberto Alagna – Live Performance in Brisbane!

On his debut tour to Australia, Roberto Alagna is known to be one of the most enigmatic and elegant opera performers. This concert on 30th of July is a rare chance to soak in the blend of French and Italian tone by someone who has performed on bigger stages across the world and has earned a reputation of being a great voice of this era. There’s no surprise that he has created a specific program for his fans in Australia, which is sure to give the chills once he hits the stage.

Young Actor’s Shakespeare Intensive Program

Shakespeare may have died centuries back, but this Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble has kept his artistic works alive by sharing the spirit of his plays with live audience. The main purpose behind these performances is to demonstrate the art of acting and speaking boldly with intent and desire. Taking place across a period of four days from July 5 to 8, this unique theatrical performance will witness students from high schools participate in converting the text to real drama with an innovative technique fostered by QSE.

Abbey Medieval Festival and Banquets

It is one of the oldest and custom festivals of Australia that has been in practice over a period of 27 years. Scheduled to be held on the 9th and 10th of July, the weekend will witness the revival of medieval period on the grounds of Abbey. You’ll come across everything that belonged to the medieval age, ranging from the arts and craft works to traditional jewelleries and of course, the food. Watch the armoured knights fight it out for pride, while the street performers add an essence to the ambiance. You can totally submerge yourself in an era that is left only in the books of history. As a part of this event, you also contribute to the preservation of artefacts in the museum.

Flinders Peak Guided Walk

Love to trek while enjoying the beauty of nature? Well, this 3-km guided walk held on 16th of July is a perfect event for you to take part in. You get to witness the landscape beauty of the Flinders Peak and marvel at more than 500 species of native plants. The wildlife includes the famous Brush Tail Rock Wallabies and few other mammals, birds and reptiles. Make sure to put your sunscreen lotion on the skin and a hat on your head!

Steampunk Ghostbusters Charity Ball

Held annually at Tattersalls in Brisbane, this Steampunk Ghostbusters Charity Ball will see the Steampunk fashion in full impact on July 23. It’s the time to immerse yourself in the Victorian Era with the typical clothing, imposing corsets, top hats, steampunk arms and the retro goggles. By taking part in this event, you also contribute toward the funds for Cancer Council Queensland.

Southern Delta Aquariid Meteor Shower

The meteor shower stays for over a month or so, but the peak time to witness a magical meteor show is on the 28th and 29th of July. Kratch and Marsden are the two comets that break up to give that supernatural shower for us to witness. The Delta Aquariids have been in view over a century and is usually on peak after the midnight time.

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

This festival will expose you to the finest set of chamber musicians with more than 30 musical concerts spread over a period of 8 days from July 29 to August 6. The top pianists taking part in the event include Sa Chen, Finghin Collins, and the award winning German Indira Koch. You’ll be treated to a music feast with the likes of Haydn, Mozart, and Chopin on the opening night. Moreover, you also get a chance to interact with your favourite artists in person!

Brisbane Yoga Expo

As they say, there’s a cure for everything on the yoga mat, so the annual Brisbane Yoga Expo is an ideal example demonstrating and rejoicing the association between health, fitness and yoga. The main features of the event held on 30th and 31st of July include yoga workshops, expert training, delightful musical performances and of course, delicious food.

These events in July 2016 are sure to give you and your loved ones a good time in Brisbane. Do make sure to book bus hire to avoid any kind of inconvenience while travelling in a group and you will be all set to catch these events in all their glory!