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Do you intend to travel to Brisbane in 2022? The city is vibrant and alive with world-class exhibitions, live music performances, festivities, and much more.

Do you know the phrase "live like a local"? Even if you're just there for a short time, do what the locals do to get a true sense of a place. To assist you with your preparation, we've put together a list of 10 events in Brisbane that you won't want to miss in 2022.

The Brisbane Home Show
February 25 – 27

It is said that "home is where the heart is." Visit The Brisbane Home Show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre if you are interested in DIY, interior design or want to see innovative goods for that home improvement project you have in mind.

This free event features hundreds of innovative home items, exclusive Show deals, FREE seminars, professional advice, and some of Australia's most significant indigenous renovation firms. EcoTown, an interactive and educational feature concentrating on sustainability and making homes more eco-friendly, will be one of the demonstrations you won’t want to miss.

MindBodySpirit Festival
February 25 – 27

The last few years have been stressful. Why not put your health first this year? Attending the MindBodySpirit Festival, Australia's largest health, well-being, and natural therapies event could teach you a lot. Over 200 exhibitors will be on hand and free inspiring seminars, psychic readings, free stage performances, and excellent health food.

There are also stalls selling one-of-a-kind items and presents, such as apparel, body treatments, books, cosmetics, crystals, educational courses, giftware, jewellery, music and more.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert
March 5

Harry Potter's wizarding world is coming to Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. CineConcerts' Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a one-of-a-kind experience if you wish to relive the magic in a different setting. The film is projected onto a large screen, while the score is performed by a live symphonic orchestra, specifically the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

Don't miss out on this magical once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

World Science Festival Brisbane
March 9 – 13

If you're traveling with children, make sure to include this in your itinerary. The World Science Festival in Brisbane will be even bigger and better than before. For five days – March 9 to 13, the city will turn into the City of Science, complete with interactive art and science installations, fascinating dialogues with top scientists and experts, and a curated program of free and ticketed activities.

Moreover, an event called Curiocity Brisbane, which features interactive installations and activities, will run from March 9 to March 20 to celebrate science, art, and technology. From March 9 to 11, a World Science Festival Brisbane School Program will also be happening. The events will provide excellent opportunities for young minds outside the regular classroom.

Would you like your kids to take part? Visit the Queensland Museum on those dates.

50 Years On Queen
March 19

Have you watched the hit movie Bohemian Rhapsody? If you liked that, here's something else to look forward to. A well-known Australian Freddie Mercury impersonator, Thomas Crane is part of a brand-new Queen tribute event called 50 Years On Queen.

Watch the Queen Greatest Hits Tour and listen to their greatest hits and the most popular songs from their albums. Catch 50 Years on Queen this March at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Wedding Expos Australia
March 27

The largest and most popular wedding and bridal expo in Australia, running since 2005, is returning. This bridal expo is free to attend, and brides receive a complimentary 'I'm Getting Married' Bridal Bag.

Florists, honeymoons, gowns, wedding invitations, bridal dresses, wedding photography, celebrants, stylists, wedding favours, health & fitness, men's suits, wedding venues, destination weddings, jewellery, shoes, makeup, music, photo-booths, videography, wedding cars, and more are showcased at the event. Everything you'll need for that lovely day is right here. So mark your calendars!

Madman Anime Festival
May 20 – 22

Madman Anime Festival offers a truly unique event for people who love anime and Japanese culture. The festival features international guests and exhibitors, cosplays, and other super exclusive anime events. Stay tuned for more updates as Madman Anime Festival returns to live events in 2022.

Ekka – Royal Queensland Show
August 6 – 14

The Royal Queensland Show, generally known as the Ekka, is Queensland's largest annual agricultural show. The event is your best chance all year to learn more about what living on the farm is truly like. Furthermore, the event brings Queenslanders of all ages and walks of life together through the opportunities it provides and the ideas and innovations presented.

The yearly event includes the JBS Australia-sponsored 2022 RNA Paddock to Palate Competition and the 2023 Wagyu Challenge. This competition allows beef farmers to demonstrate their cattle's market value. In addition, there's also the Pillow Talk-sponsored Giant Pumpkin Competition. This iconic competition presents who can harvest the heaviest gigantic pumpkin.

Brisbane Festival
September 2 – 24

Brisbane Festival, a world-class and largest cultural festival, is the city's most anticipated event. The said celebration, which arose from The Warana Festival, will return in September. With its curated multi-arts program loaded with an explosion of arts performances and experiences, the yearly festival is geared to bring people together once again.

Brisbane Latin Dance Festival
December 10 – 12

The Brisbane Latin Dance Festival is a fantastic three-day and three-night celebration of Latin dance. Competitions, workshops, and parties will be the many exciting activities planned. You can watch the competition showcase during the day. Then there's the magnificent showcase, which includes local performances and three open category competition finals. On Sunday, there will be a series of seminars covering a variety of Latin dance genres and levels.

And that wraps up our list! The last thing you need to do is pick suitable dates and book your Brisbane accommodation. Annexe Apartments is near Brisbane Showgrounds and the Ekka showgrounds. For convenience, book at Annexe Apartments.