October is one hell of a busy month! The weather is finally starting to warm up and spring events are in full swing and summer time isn’t far away! Be sure to check out the cool things you can do in Brisbane this month including Brisbane’s international film festival, an adult circus and a BYO dog night.
Brisbane’s International Film festival is in full swing this month where movie lovers can enjoy a wide range of films, highlighting over 100 features, docos and short films. If you love film and want to help support creatives showcase their work, then we suggest you head down to the festival. There are plenty of great films to see including Wildlife staring Jake Gyllenhaal and 3 Faces which was the winner of best screenplay award at Cannes 2018. There are different locations for different events so be sure to suss the location. There is plenty to see at the festival so be sure to see it before it finishes!
When: Until October 21st
Where: Queensland Art Gallery – Stanley Place, South Brisbane
Valley Metro, 230 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
Got a sweet tooth? Then Sugar Republic is a must. After being a huge success in Melbourne, Sugar Republic is now here in Brissy and has brought along all its sweet treats! Sugar republic is a delightful and colourful museum that is super insta-worthy and celebrates all things confectionery, desserts and chocolate throughout 12 sensory spaces. You’ll fall in love with the colour and edible treats, not to mention there’s a sherbet filled Rainbow Bridge and an interactive sprinkles wall. So if you’re craving something a little sweet this spring, then Sugar Republic is where you need to be!
When: Until October 21st
10am – 4pm Monday
10am – 8pm Thu/Fri/Sat
10am – 5pm Sunday
Where: Valley Metro, 230 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
Price: General Admission: $35
Children under 12: $29
Children 2 and under: Free
Spiegel Big Top Victoria Park Gilchirst Avenue, Herston
Yeah circus’ are cool, but have you ever been to a sexy circus? Infamous Circus is here in Brisbane after sell out shows on the Gold Coast. This isn’t the type of circus you’ll want to bring little ones to! This one is specifically for the adults. Infamous Circus brings you rock solid abs, cheeky clowns, soulful dancers and comedians to bring together an epic show full of acrobatics and burlesque. It’ll be a performance having you and your friends laughing and getting heated all at once! It’s a show unlike any other and it’s guaranteed to be a performance you won’t forget!
This is an 18+ event
When: Until November 18th
Where: Spiegel Big Top Victoria Park Gilchirst Avenue, Herston
Price: Early Bird from $39.85
BYO Dog Night
Welcome to Browen Hills 631 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills
Do you ever want to bring your dog somewhere so you can show them off and introduce them, to everyone? Well, now you can. Welcome to Bowen Hills is having a BYO dog night! There will be beer and plenty of other doggos and honestly it sounds kinda like paradise. There will be dog training, health checkups for your pooch and even a doggy market! So grab your dog’s lead and head down to Bowen Hills for the cutest doggy event ever!
By Jasmine Petrovska