Brisbane November Top 10 Things To Do 2015
The busiest time of the year is fast approaching and the capital of the sunshine state is teeming with amazing events. The Melbourne Cup is on once again this November, with plenty of glamourous festivities happening throughout Brisbane to help you celebrate it. The city is bursting with live music acts, delicious food events, sporting matches and even zombies! Whatever you’re in to, you’re bound to find something fun to do in Brisbane this November. Here are our top 10 picks.
BRISBANE ZOMBIE WALK Sunday 1 November 2015 (Yeerongpilly)
Brisbane’s goriest event is back from the dead! This month, don your most horrifying attire and take part in the Brisbane Zombie Walk, a two kilometre zombie shuffle through the Brisbane Parklands, the proceeds of which will go towards The Brain Foundation. Makeup booths will be available for those zombies who want that extra touch of decay and best of all, a Splatterhouse Marquee will be erected to splatter fake blood over those who dare to enter it! Get ready Brisbane, the undead are coming…
GOOD FOOD AND WINE SHOW Sunday 1 November 2015 (South Brisbane)
The start of November marks the last day of the Good Food and Wine Show. Brisbane, this is your final chance to book your ticket to one of the many master classes, cooking demonstrations and wine appreciation sessions being held this Sunday! Learn how to master the perfect Vietnamese shitake rolls with guest chef Adam Liaw, sample a range of fruity peach, apple and pear ciders at the Cider Exploration tasting session or learn to create your own sticky Turkish delight at home with a live demonstration. Zesty, spicy, sour or fiery- don’t miss out on all the Good Food and Wine action!
MELBOURNE CUP DAY AT DOOMBEN RACE COURSE 3 November 2015 (Ascot)
For the ultimate Melbourne Cup Day experience right in the heart of Brisbane, look no further than the Doomben Race Course. Nowhere else in Brisbane can you enjoy the trackside excitement of live horse racing unfold before you, along with all the glamour of the Fashions on the Field. The Brisbane Racing Club has a huge range of packages available, including the luxurious private chalets and corporate marquees, as well as the annual members reserve, nova lawn party, punters den and grand pavilion. Soak up the Cup Day atmosphere at this sophisticated and glamourous race day event!
Cost: Tickets range from $20 - $1050 per head
LIMES HOTEL MELBOURNE CUP GARDEN PARTY Tuesday 3 November 2015 (Fortitude Valley)
The race that stops the nation is fast approaching! To celebrate, The Limes Hotel is bringing all the glamour, fashion and excitement from Melbourne to Brisbane, with its annual Melbourne Cup Garden Party. The Lime will transform its Rooftop Bar into a cup-themed garden with flutes of Verve Clicquot, Pimms, beers and house spirts available. There will be canapes and live music entertainment until late, along with a fashion show and in-house betting facilities. The Limes Hotel is Brisbane’s chicest place to see and be seen this Cup Day.
Cost: $155.40 per head
UTOPIA WOMEN’S WELLNESS 7-8 November 2015 (Bowen Hills)
Not feeling your best? Kickstart your wellness journey this month with Utopia Women’s Wellness. Australia’s leading holistic wellbeing festival will provide you with all sorts of advice from leading wellness industry professionals to help guide you towards a better, brighter way of living. The festival will showcase a number of beneficial products and services and will run a series of seminars on everything from yoga to building confidence to organic food. Surround yourself with inspiration this November, moticating you to create a happier, healthier you.
Cost: $10 General Admission, $85 - Access all areas
RED RUN - REMEMBERANCE DAY FUN RUN Sunday 8 November 2015 (Herston)
The Red Run Fun Run will be held this November, around Remembrance Day, in order to raise funds and awareness for those who have fought and died for our country. The run unfolds across 11km or 5.5km stretches at Brisbane’s Ballymore Stadium and participants can run, walk or jog the distance. All proceeds will be going towards various military charities, so get ready to lace up and give back to those who sacrificed their lives for our country.
LES MISERABLES AT THE LYRIC THEATRE 10 November – 6 December 2015 (South Brisbane)
Musical sensation Les Miserables is finally coming to Brisbane this November for a strictly limited time. Set in 19th century France, Les Mis tells the tale of heartbreak, passion and the strength of human nature, with beloved songs like I Dreamed a Dream and Bring Him Home. The sensational cast and elaborate set design have captivated and dazzled audiences across the globe and have been watched by over 70 million people! Don’t miss your chance to witness the magic for yourself.
Cost: Between $60 and $149.95
FLEETWOOD MAC AT BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE 10-12 November 2015 (Boondall)
Legendary rockers, Fleetwood Mac, will be gracing Aussie shores with a string of performances around the country as part of their On With The Show tour. Heading to Brisbane in November, you’ll be able to relive the good times as you sing along to old favourites which have carried on to inspire countless generations.. This timeless band is not one to be missed and their show is set to be a truly unforgettable experience. Tickets are selling fast so you better get in quick!
Cost: Between $99.90 and $299.90
BRISBANE ROAR VS PERTH GLORY AT SUNCORP STADIUM 15 November 2015 (Milton)
There’s nothing quite like the live atmosphere of a soccer match. Be there in the crowd to cheer on the Brisbane Roar as they take on Perth Glory at Suncorp Stadium this November. The two teams are neck and neck on the ladder and with Brisbane Roar’s last two losses, they’re sure to put up one hell of a fight against Perth! Whether you’re an avid Brisbane supporter or a diehard Perth fan, deck yourself out in your team’s colours and head to Suncorp Stadium to show your support!
TAME IMPALA AT BRISBANE RIVERSTAGE Saturday 21 November 2015 (Brisbane City)
Psychedelic rock legends Tame Impala will be coming to Brisbane this November as part of their world-wide Currents tour. Following the success of their latest album release, the band has dazzled the international music scene, headlining some of the world’s biggest music festivals such as Coachella and Governors Ball. With hits such as Caus I’m A Man, Disciples, Let It Happen and Eventually receiving rave reviews across the country, this multiple ARIA and J Award winning band are set to put on an incredible live performance. Brace yourselves Brisbane, this is going to be epic.
Cost: $59.00 + $6.15 booking fee
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