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20 Things to Do in Brisbane this Spring

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Updated: 11 September 2017
There’s always an incredible array of amazing things to do in Brisbane, but the special events on this Spring are going to keep you busier than ever. Here’s a quick round up of the best festivals, exhibitions, restaurant openings and outdoor activities happening this Spring.


Red Deer Music & Arts Festival (14-15 October 2017): In addition to headliners The Preatures, Band of Frequencies and The Kite String Tangle, this up-and-coming festival held in the mountains on the outskirts of Brisbane features tons of homegrown music, fabulous workshops, food trucks, fashion and open mic comedy.

Listen Out (1 October 2017): Enjoy headliners Future, Bryson Tiller, Duke Dumont, Safia and many more over three stages at Australia’s premier dance music event.

Island Vibe Festival (26-29 October 2017): Jump on the ferry to North Stradbroke Island for a weekend packed full of the best local and international reggae, roots, soul and electronic arts.

Valley Fiesta (27-28 October 2017): There’s even more to do in Brisbane’s unofficial home of live music during this weekend festival. This year’s lineup isn’t yet released, but you can bet that the top indie, alternative, pop and R’n’B artists will be included.

Jungle Love Festival (30 November – 2 December 2017): Don’t forget to pack your esky and wear your swimmers for this creek side music festival, featuring an eclectic mix of the best funk, pop, soul, rock, jazz and gypsy bands.