Brisbane June Top 10 Things To Do 2015
It’s official: winter is here. Don’t let the cold weather blues get you down though! Get out and experience the very best Brisbane has to offer this month. June is jam packed with fun for everyone so take your pick.
1. ESSENTIALLY DANCE AT GARDENS THEATRE 2-6 June 2015
Students at Queensland University of Technology have been working tirelessly to perfect their fine art and performance skills. Marvel at their talent as they take to the stage in what promises to be a captivating showcase of raw emotion, original and restaged works. With a number of performance nights and tickets prices low enough for many to afford, it’s sure to be entertaining for all.
2. SECRETS OF OUR PIONEERS 4 June 2015
Explore the pioneering past of Brisbane on the Secrets of our Pioneers walk. You’ll be treated to stories and tales from the period by experts in the history. Visit prominent locations that were significant at the time and learn more about the history of Brisbane’s backyard.
3. ESK ANTIQUES COLLECTABLES FAIR 6-8 June 2015
Got a knack for all things old? Whether you’re a collector or you’re simply on the hunt for treasure, the Esk Antiques Collectables Fair is a fun way to spend the long weekend. Don’t forget to bring the family along! There’s no telling what kind of presents you’ll pick up here.
4. SILVER SPURS BULL RIDE 7 June 2015
Who will stay on the longest? Head to this year’s Silver Spurs Bull Ride and cheer on your favourite rider as they attempt to stay on top their bull. There’s plenty of seating with views good enough to ensure you won’t miss any of the action. With fun and entertainment for the whole family, we can’t think of a better way to spend a Sunday.
5. ILLUMINATIONS FESTIVAL 13-15 June 2015
Back in June to ignite another Brisbane night is the Illuminations Festival. The free event is sure to be a hit with the kids, both young and old. Head into Wynnum for a spectacular lighting event that is sure to have your senses glowing. Besides, who doesn’t love pretty sparkling lights?
6. GREAT WHITEHAVEN BEACH RUN 20 June 2015
Stretch your legs Brisbane, it’s time for the Great Whitehaven Beach Run. Easy enough for the whole family to take part in, but a hard enough to challenge even the most avid runner, there are plenty of courses and fun run routes to choose from. Treat your body to the exercise it deserves and enjoy beautiful views of the coast when you take on the beach run.
7. ENERFLEX MS BRISSIE TO THE BAY 21 June 2015
If running isn’t your thing but you’d still like to get your body moving, consider the Enerflex MS Brissie to the Bay bike ride. The cycling event has a number of courses to choose from including a challenging 100km track for the more experienced rider and a family-friendly 10km course. Help raise funds for MS and enter the ride!
8. HOLY CROSS SCHOOL 125 YEARS BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL 21 June 2015
Holy Cross School is turning 125 years old in June and everyone is invited to help celebrate! Join the festival and treat yourself to a delicious sausage sizzle before hitting the rides with the kids. There are auctions, raffles, craft stores and much, much more to keep you busy all day long. Best of all, entry is free! Who would have thought school could be this much fun?
9. SOUTH PINE RIVER WALK & SAUSAGE SIZZLE 27 June 2015
Walking is a great way to improve your fitness and health but for some of us, it can also leave us terribly hungry. Never fear because we’ve found the solution to the problem! Take the South Pine River Walk with a resident expert who will fill your mind with information on native flora and fauna before filling your tummy with a delicious sausage sizzle. Did we mention it’s free?
10. VINTAGE CAR CLUB DAY 28 June 2015
Rev heads rejoice! The day you’ve long been waiting for has finally arrived, bringing with it a number of collectable and vintage cars to marvel at. If you’re interested in learning more about the rate at which the supercharged engine pressurizes in your favourite Mustang, or if you simply like the look of a nice classic ride, Vintage Car Club Day is sure to be a blast! Make the day a family affair and bring along a packed picnic lunch.
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