Brisbane Marathon Festival
Queensland’s oldest and biggest marathon event returns this August, and it’s fantastic opportunity for runners to get active and see Brisbane’s most famous landmarks at the same time. Distances will include the 45.2km Marathon, The Pedders 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km Run/Walk, 5km Run/Walk, and the 2km Mini Marathon. Alongside the races, the Brisbane Marathon Festival will be hosting entertainment, food, and beverages at the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. Take part on August 5.
Smirnoff Mekka Wednesday
The Ekka is back this August, and to celebrate its return the Brisbane Racing Club will be hosting Mekka Wednesday: a day of races and upbeat festival sounds from the likes of ShockOne, Just a Gent, and more. Don’t miss it on August 15!
Discover and celebrate Indonesian culture at Pesta Rakyat, Brisbane’s biggest Indonesian event that’s been held annually since 2007. Open to all, Pesta Rakyat will host Indonesian festivities and Indonesian cuisine over one exciting day out. Join in the celebration at the Brisbane City Hall on August 19.
Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival 2018
Taking place at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival 2018 will showcase the very latest in VR technology with a huge selection of short films, music videos, and documentaries from all over the globe. Take a glimpse into the future of VR at this groundbreaking event from August 22 to August 26.
Brisbane Boat Show
Brisbane’s largest boat show returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre this August, and it’s not to be missed for a stunning display of the latest boats as well as fishing and water-sports innovations. If you’re in the market for your first boat or share a passion for fishing and water-sports, make sure not to miss what’s going to be on offer from August 24 to August 26.
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