It doesn’t need to be a holiday party or a wedding, there are plenty of spring events happening in Brisbane to make you want to pull out a dazzling new outfit from your closet. Just in case you are out of ideas about where to go, we’ve put together some major events happening in this fine city that it is worth to put some effort into your outfits this coming November. Book your stay at The Kingsford Hotel and join in the Spring Racing and Melbourne Cup festivities, events at the Brisbane Powerhouse, experience the culture at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards or watch a show at La Boite Roundhouse Theatre.
#1 Spring Racing Carnival and Melbourne Cup at Eagle Farm Racecourse
12 October – 5 November
The Channel Seven Spring Racing Carnival, presented by Lexus will come to life at Queensland’s home of racing – Eagle Farm Racecourse, which is only 3 minutes drive from The Kingsford Hotel. Presented by Brisbane Racing Club, there are five racing events held throughout the Spring Carnival with live local races and interstate action on the biggest screen in the Southern Hemisphere. Billy J Boutique on the field will also have different themes for each race day and will definitely be the best spot to capture some instagrammable photos of yourself.
Clayfield College Family Raceday | Saturday, 12 October 2019
St Rita’s College Caulfield Cup Ladies’ Day | Saturday, 19 October 2019
Suez Cox Plate Day | Saturday, 26 October 2019
Padua College Derby Day | Saturday, 2 November 2019
Canadian Club Melbourne Cup Day | 5 November 2019
To book your ticket: https://www.brc.com.au/racedays/spring-racing-carnival
#2 Queensland Ballet’s Bespoke at Brisbane Powerhouse
8-16 November 2019
Bespoke is an annual event that is presented by Queensland Ballet and now returns with an extraordinary program of genre-blending contemporary creations. Bold, daring and brave, Bespoke delivers a multi-sensory experience and showcases performances that interlace technology and dance and push the limits of ballet. This event will be held at the Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm, a contemporary multi-arts, dining and conference venue that is only 15 minutes drive from The Kingsford Hotel.
To book your ticket: https://www.queenslandballet.com.au/2019/bespoke
#3 Asia Pacific Screen Awards at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Thursday 21 November 2019
Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) is an annual award ceremony, supported by the Brisbane City Council, to honor filmmaking from 70 countries and areas in the Asia Pacific that best reflect their cultural origins and acclaim the people behind this excellence. This ceremony will be hosted at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC), a premier venue for events, exhibitions and conferences, which is only 15 minutes drive from The Kingsford Hotel.
To book your ticket: https://www.asiapacificscreenawards.com/awards
#4 Christmas Actually at La Boite Roundhouse Theatre
27 November – 7 December 2019
Christmas Actually is a festive musical show that will be performing at the La Boite Roundhouse Theatre at Kelvin Grove, which is only 10 minutes drive from The Kingsford Hotel. This amazing event should be placed at your top list if you are a music fan because it will be delivering all the beloved holiday classics and hit songs by Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, Kelly Clarkson, The Beach Boys and The Beatles.
To book your ticket: https://laboite.com.au/shows/christmas-actually