Best things to do in Brisbane this September

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It is no secret that taking a shower or even attending a function during the cold weather is quite a challenge, but September is finally here. With the month looking warm, several events are up for grabs in Brisbane. Below are some activities that you should keep a close eye on during this month.


Big sound Annual festival

If you are a music enthusiast, then the Big sound Annual festival is for you. With this being its 18th event, the festival is celebrated annually and looks to support Australian music. The event will take place from 4th to 7th of September with big stars such as Didiriri. Grab your night passes at 51 dollars a night or 91 dollars for the whole week.

Brisbane pride

This is the third largest LGBTQA event in Australia, attracting over 10,000 festival goers yearly. The event usually takes 30 days, and it involves a host of parties organized all over the city. It is slated to start on 8th with a free street party extravaganza.


If wine, canapés, and art turn you on, then this is your event. Sponsored by dress for success Brisbane; the function will attract guests from all walks of life. This year’s agenda will be to auction Matt Blatt’s dear head sculptures, and later viewers will enjoy an exquisite view of the Brisbane River.


Food van jam

The long-awaited event is here. 12 of the best street food cuisines in the city will travel to Westfield Chermside car park to celebrate the first food-based event-food van jam. This event is slated for 5th of September, and it will feature top street food companies such as King of the wings and Vira lata food truck. If you have to sleep hungry so that you can’t miss the event, then do it. Round up your gang and go try out the exquisite street cuisines.

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Australian Defense charity ball

The Australian Defense charity ball will be going down on the 13th of September, and it seeks to raise funds for families who have lost their loved ones in the line of duty. The event is expected to attract top government officials, and it is sponsored by the Defense force and legacy. Grab your heels and have a chance to socialize and probably get to know these important people who put their lives on the line to protect us.


With the cold season officially over, here are some top five upcoming events that you should probably watch out for, the Brisbane pride, Defense charity ball, Food Van Jam, Spring Fling and the Big sound annual festival.