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Top July Events 2018 - Brisbane

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Published July 1st 2018
There will be no winter blues in Brissie this July
From festivals to fundraising events and everything in between, there will be an event for everyone this July in Brissie and its surrounds.

The list below features both free & ticketed events:

1. City Sounds
When: 1-31 July 2018
Where: Various locations across Brisbane
Cost: Free
Details: City Sounds is not just an event for music lovers; it is for everyone who wants to experience live free music from local and touring bands from all genres. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The City Sounds Facebook


2. Logan Live Music Month
When: 1-31 July 2018
Where: Various locations across Logan
Cost: Free
Details: This event will feature Logan's emerging and professional musicians in local cafes, clubs and restaurants. There will be something for every music lover - from jazz and blues to dancefloor favourites. There will performances happening on most days throughout the month of July. Click here for the website.

3. Flipside Circus- Winter Holiday Program
When: 2-7 July 2018
Where: Flipside Circus Training Centre, 117 Mina Parade, Alderley
Cost: For all ticket pricing see website.
Details: These July school holidays the kids will certainly get entertained at this event! This event will feature a range of fun, dynamic and stimulating workshops for kids from toddler to 16yrs old. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Flipside Circus Facebook


4. Griffith Sport Active Kids- July School Holiday Program
When: 2-13 July 2018
Where: Griffith University Mt Gravatt Aquatic and Fitness Centre, 176 Messines Ridge Rd, Mount Gravatt
Cost: See website for all pricing.
Details: The kids will love this school holiday event. It will feature two fun-filled weeks of sporting activities for all ages and interests. Click here for the website.

5. Little Red Riding Hood Show
When: 3-7 July 2018: 10am & 1pm
Where: Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main St, Kangaroo Point
Cost: $18pp
Details: This musical theatre rendition of Little Red Riding Hood is perfect for the little ones to enjoy. Help Little Red Riding Hood find her grandmother's house in the forest. Meet all the forest folk, and help her outwit the Big Bad Wolf. There will be pre-show entertainment and meet and greet Little Red Riding Hood after the show in the park. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Fame Theatre Company Facebook


6. Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts: Organ Concert- Phillip Gearing
When: 3 July 2018: 12pm-1pm
Where: Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City
Cost: Free
Details: This concert will feature freelance musician, Phillip Gearing, formerly a Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. Click here for the website.

7. Kids Collective Drama Workshops
When: 5-12 July 2018
Where: Banyan Lawn, Roma Street Parkland
Cost: Free
Details: This child-friendly event will feature plenty of drama and fun with workshops designed to develop your child's confidence, communication skills and creativity through games, storytelling, dress-ups and puppet play. Click here for the website.

8. Kids Collective Ginger Sport Soccer Workshops
When: 6-13 July 2018: 9am-1pm
Where: Celebration Lawn, Roma Street Parklands
Cost: See website.
Details: This child-friendly event will feature soccer activities for both boys and girls. There will be plenty of fun as they have a ball burning off their excess energy. Click here for the website.

9. Hot Dub Time Machine
When: 6 July 2018
Where: The Tivoli, 52 Costin St, Fortitude Valley
Cost: $49pp
Details: This 18yrs only event will feature the smashing Hot Dub Time Machine's gathering in the grapevines Wine Machine, the world's one and only time-travelling DJ. The event will include dance-through-the-decades, kicking off with the 1950s. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Hot Dub Time Machine Facebook


10. Christmas in July
When: 6- 29 July 2018: 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Wolston Farmhouse, 223 Grindle Rd, Wacol
Cost: Adults: $35pp & Children (6-12yrs): $20pp
Details: Warm up this winter with this Christmas in July event! The event will feature a special Christmas themed Farmhouse Tea with sweet and savoury winter delights as well as hot chocolate, loose leaf teas or plunger coffee. There will also be opportunities to explore the beautiful heritage property. Click here for the website.

11. Le Festival- Brisbane French Festival
When: 6-8 July 2018: 6th: 5pm-10pm, 7th: 9am-11pm & 8th: 9am-6pm
Where: South Bank Cultural Forecourt, South Bank
Cost: Adults: $10pp or $5pp online & Children: Free
Details: This multicultural family-friendly festival will celebrate all things French with entertainment, culinary delights, masterclasses, exhibitions, displays, performances, classical music events, DJs, children's activities, market stalls, demonstrations and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Le Festival - Brisbane French Festival Facebook


12. Ice Hockey Classic
When: 7 July 2018: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Melaleuca Drive, Boondall
Cost: Tickets from $59pp
Details: This family-friendly sports event will feature the famous rivals Team USA and Team Canada as they return to Australia. The teams from the US and Canada will once again feature a collection of current ice hockey stars, illustrious veterans and promising emerging talents showcasing toughness, speed and skill of international ice hockey. Click here for the website.

13. Thunkar- 83rd Birthday Celebration for the 14th Dalai Lama
When: 7 July 2018: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where: 201 Boundary St, Spring Hill
Cost: $25pp
Details: This multicultural event will feature dance and songs from the Roof of the World, Bhutanese songs and dances, Tibetan dishes, entertainment and activities. Click here for the website.

14. The Sound Society South Bank Parklands
When: 7 July 2018
Where: South Bank Parklands
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will feature a unique music experience being surrounded with mother nature's sun-dappled trees, sweeping grounds and gently-chirping birdlife. There will be two music events: Hailey Calvert- breathtaking strong vocals of folk/blues at 2pm-4:15pm and My Nightingale- indie-folk band featuring soul-soothing tunes with luscious vocal harmonies at 4:45pm-7pm. Click here for the website.

15. Bands in the Parks: Movie Mania
When: 7 July 2018: 4pm-5pm
Where: Little Bayside Park, 42 Fairlead Crescent, Manly
Cost: Free
Details: This event will showcase classic movie themes and medleys prior to the screening of a family-friendly movie with music by local brass band, Bayside Brass. Click here for the website.

16. Teneriffe Festival
When: 7 July 2018: 10am-9pm
Where: Various locations- see website.
Cost: Adults: $5pp & Children: Free
Details: This event will feature a fun-filled program kaleidoscopic in its diversity, from historical to contemporary, folk to punk rock, health to fitness, cheese to oysters. There will be an event for all ages and interests including market stalls, food & drink stalls, entertainment, street acts, performances, and kids zone. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Teneriffe Festival Facebook


17. Winter Harvest Festival
When:7 & 8 July 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Aratula Community Sports Complex, 17 Carter Rd, Aratula
Cost: Adults: $10pp & Children under 12yrs: Free
Details: This family-friendly fun-filled festival will feature entertainment, activities, games, demonstrations, food & drinks stalls, market stalls, meet food producers, feast, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Scenic Rim Eat Local Week Facebook


18. Somerset Rail Trail Fun Run
When: 8 July 2018: From 8am
Where: See website.
Cost: Fundraising event
Details: This fun-filled charity event will include an 8km run/walk which will meander through the stunning Brisbane Valley along the historic rail corridor. There will also be 3km run/walk and a 25km bicycle event starting at 8am. There will also be festivities held at Fernvale Sports Park, Brouff Rd, Fernvale. Click here for the website.

19. Scaredy Cat Book Launch
When: 8 July 2018: 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End
Cost: Free
Details: Join author Heather Gallagher and Illustrator Anil Tortop for the Queensland launch of their picture book. Bring along your pet for storytime then make your own tail to take home. Event includes book signings and nibbles. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Where The Wild Things Are Bookshop Facebook


20. Twilight in the Red Box
When: 8, 15 & 22 July 2018: From 5:30pm
Where: State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane
Cost: Adults: $25pp & Concession: $17.50pp
Details: This event will feature a series of intimate classical concerts, showcasing brand new classical music from renowned Australian and international composers, and performances by some of Brisbane's finest musicians and rising stars. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from QUEENSLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL Facebook


21. Beyond the Barricade
When: 10 July 2018: 8pm-10pm
Where: Concert Hall, Grey St, South Brisbane
Cost: Tickets from $75pp
Details: This performance will feature a blockbusting two-hour show with hit songs including The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Wicked, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Chicago, Crazy For You, Mamma Mia, and many others. Then climaxing with a spectacular finale from Les Miserables. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Beyond The Barricade Australia & New Zealand Facebook


22. Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts: Diamonds of Swing
When: 10 July 2018: 12pm-1pm
Where: Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City
Cost: Free
Details: Diamonds of Swing will be celebrating the talent and personalities of the great female big-band singers of the swing era. There will be popular songs of the time, Jan Lennard and Di Clark, along with a swingin' quartet. Click here for the website.

23. Good Food Month Brisbane
When: 12 July 2018- 5 August 2018
Where: See website
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing.
Details: Celebrate food and wine at this event. The event will showcase entertainment, food and wine events, masterclasses, Pasta Party, festivities, Noodle Markets and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Good Food Month Facebook


24. The Bowerbird and The Bride Exhibition
When: 12 July 2018- 19 August 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: Old Government House,
Cost: Adults: $26pp & Concession: $23.50pp
Details: This exhibition will showcase the collection of award-winning Australian costume designer Marion Boyce. There will be a showcase of 45 bridal gowns from the 1880s to 1970s. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Old Government House Brisbane Facebook


25. Picnic Hills's Second Birthday
When: 13 July 2018: 4pm-10pm
Where: Redcliffe Area Youth Space, 440 Oxley Ave, Redcliffe
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will feature entertainment, activities, games, market stalls, food and drink stalls, kid's activities, live music, street art displays, craft beer and cider and more. Click here for the website.

26. Peaks to Points Festival
When: 14 July 2018: From 10am
Where: Various locations- see website
Cost: Free
Details: This event will feature amazing hands-on activities, bushwalks, canoeing, birdwatching, tree plantings, workshops, demonstrations, eco-activities, nature & outdoor activities, entertainment and more. Click here for the website.

27. Brisbane Fitness Show
When: 14 & 15 July 2018: 10am-5pm
Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, South Brisbane
Cost: $25pp
Details: This event will feature all things fitness with the biggest names in fitness and nutrition, inspiring athletes, bodybuilding kings, market stalls, pop-ups, classes, masterclasses, workshops, talks, celebrity appearances, competitions, open workouts, meet and greet, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Fitness Show Facebook


28. Abbey Medieval Festival
When: 14-16 July 2018
Where: The Abbey Museum, 1-63 The Abbey Place, Caboolture (off Old Toorbul Point Rd)
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing
Details: Step back in time with this family-friendly fun festival. The festival will showcase an extended program filled with entertainment, active learning events, jousting, shows, performances, displays, exhibitions, activities, medieval feasts and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from ABBEY MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL Facebook


29. Coats Hire Ipswich Supersprint
When: 19-22 July 2018: 19th: 9am-5pm, 20th: 6:30am-5:30pm, 21st: 7am-5:30pm & 22nd: 7am-4pm
Where: Queensland Raceway, 113 Champions Way, Willowbank
Cost: See website for ticket pricing.
Details: This family-friendly event is perfect for all ages as it will feature a jam-packed program of entertainment, races including high-speed racing, activities, plenty of vantage points and more. Click here for the website.

30. Australian Tattoo Expo
When: 20-22 July 2018: 10am-10pm
Where: See website.
Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, South Brisbane
Cost: Tickets range from $10-70pp
Details: This event will showcase all things tattoo with exhibitors, pop-ups, entertainment, shows, art, displays, exhibitions, talks, demonstrations, activities, prize giveaways, competitions and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australian Tattoo Expo Facebook


31. Regional Flavours
When: 21 & 22 July 2018: 9am-5pm
Cost: See website.
Details: This foodie & wine event will showcase a premier food and wine experience with a picturesque setting. There will be entertainment, celebrity chefs, demonstrations, food and wine stalls, live music, kids activities, marketplace, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from South Bank, Brisbane Facebook


32. Moorooka State School Harmony Fete
When: 21 July 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Moorooka State School, Sherley St, Moorooka
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase an array of entertainment, activities, international food dishes in the Food Lane, kid's activities, games, showbags, market stalls, art & craft, performances, shows, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Moorooka State School - Official Facebook


33. Pullen Vale Folk Festival
When: 21 July 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: John Sprent Reserve, 120 Livesay Rd, Moggill
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will be bringing some of the best original folk, blues and roots artists with live performances, entertainment and activities. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Pullen Vale Folk Festival Facebook


34. Jetty to Jetty Fun Run
When: 22 July 2018: From 6am
Where: Woody Point
Cost: Tickets range from $15-75pp
Details: This will be the 32nd annual Jetty Fun Run and this scenic fun run will be suitable for all fitness levels and will feature 21km, 10km and 5km races. You can even team up! Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run Facebook


35. Greater Springfield Duathlon
When: 22 July 2018: From 6am
Where: Robelle Domain, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central
Cost: Adults: $95pp & Children: $27.50pp
Details: This bike and run event will feature a challenging bike course and is complemented with a flat, fast run through the picturesque parkways. This event is great for first-timers, or those chasing points in the Nissan State Series or Queensland Duathlon Championship. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Triathlon Queensland Facebook


36. Variety Teddy Bear's Picnic
When: 28 July 2018: From 10:30am
Where: Doomben Racecourse, 75 Hampden St, Ascot
Cost: Tickets range from $5-$90
Details: This child-friendly event will feature a line-up of fun and entertainment with colourful picnic blankets, amusement and carnival rides, furry friends, games, activities, Kids Disco, face painting, competitions, jumping castles, pony rides and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane Racing Club Facebook


37. Love Dayboro Arts Festival
When: 29 July 2018: 9am-3pm
Where: Williams St, Dayboro
Cost: Free
Details: This Festival will be celebrating the love of art, community, creativity and music with entertainment, exhibitions, displays, artisan market, live music performances, street performers and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Love Dayboro Art Festival Facebook

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Why? Be entertained with month-long events
When: 1-31 July 2018
Where: Brisbane & surrounds- see above
Cost: Free & ticketed events - check above
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Wow GR - very comprehensive. What a great month we are in for.
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