Mid-winter school holidays and the State of Origin final. Don’t forget to plant a tree.
July 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland
2 to 9 July 2017 – NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
10 July (Monday) 2017 – Queensland State Schools Term 3 Begins – (see AU school holidays.)
30 July 2017 (Sunday) – National Tree Day – Community tree planting event organised by Planet Ark. To get involved or find your nearest site, check the website. Friday 28 July 2017 is Schools Tree Day.
July Events from the forum
These events are in the order that they have been posted - not in date order.
Art Opening: Colour~ Exhibit Opening - by gpreston Colour~ is an exhibit showcasing a combination of photography and writing.
Reverends Bar and Cafe, 372 Brunswick st, Brisbane
Redlands Quilt Extravaganza - by Anthea Twigg Redlands Quilt Extravaganza
The Redlands Quilt Extravaganza Inc. showcases the activities from various Redlands community groups by...
3-Day 1770 Castaway or Survivor Remote Island Camping Experience,
Experience this 3day/2nt 1770 Castaway or Survivor fly in remote island camping adventure! Enjoy a thrilling scenic flight by Cessna plane over the Queensland coastline before landing on a secluded tropical island. Here your adventure begins as you try your hand at living like a Castaway or choose the more difficult option, Survivor, as you live in a fully functional camp offering snorkeling, fishing and bush walking. This unique Australian camping experience will be one you will never forget. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Brisbane Food Tour: A Taste of Queensland,
A Taste of Queensland is the perfect introduction to some of Queensland’s most renowned local produce and flavours. Indulge in a four hour journey of local foodie delights. Your tour includes coffee tastings paired with a local sweet delight, a light lunch full of local flavours, local cheese platter with 3 Queensland beers or wines, locally inspired cocktail to cap off the experience, transport for the experience, including pickup and drop off at your desired Brisbane location, a friendly and informative guide and non-alcoholic refreshments. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Puzzled Room Escape: Haunted Academy,
There is a old school tale passing from one student to another at Puzzled Academy. As the tale is told, an evil is lurking in the prestigious academy. Someone, or some’thing’, insidious, dark and sickening is lusting for blood. On 31 October when the moon is high above the school, the evil returns for its next prey. It was a tale only meant for scaring the faint-hearted ones. But after another disappearance of a young school girl, things just spiral out of control see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Puzzled Room Escape: Puzzle Tech Murder,
It was just a typical late night at Puzzle Tech…until the CEO was found murdered in his office. Seeing how after-hours access requires an employee card, the police have locked down the building and is now treating everyone that was still inside as a possible suspect. You are now locked inside the building and the only way out is to prove your innocence by help solving the murder. But be careful, the real culprit might be among you. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Sirromet Winery Supa Golf,
SUPA GOLF™ is a modified form of golf using oversized golf clubs and oversized colored balls. SUPA GOLF is situated at Sirromet Winery at Mt Cotton, only 30 minutes from Brisbane CBD and 40 minutes from the Gold Coast. Enjoy a game on the 9-hole golf course with wallabies as your main spectators in the picturesque surrounds. The brightly coloured ball is also oversized and softer, making it a game the whole family can enjoy! All these unique design features make SUPA GOLF™ easier to play than that of the traditional game, encouraging an enjoyable family outing. Children as young as 5 years can play SUPA GOLF. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Whale Watching Cruise from Mooloolaba,
Set out on a whale watching tour from Mooloolaba to see humpback whales on their annual migration between Australia and Antarctica. Your 3-hour cruise is limited to 22 people, which allows for great viewing opportunities without the crowds. Have the chance to see whales frolicking in their natural habitat, and look for dolphins too. The informative and friendly crew shares in-depth knowledge on the marine life of the region that you get to see firsthand. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast,
Enjoy exciting, up-close encounters with humpback whales as they migrate through the crystal clear waters of Brisbane’s Moreton Bay between the months of June and November. Be amazed as you watch these gentle giants of the sea breech and play within meters of the luxury high-speed catamaran. Your whale watching cruise includes a gourmet buffet lunch including fresh tiger prawns, cold meats and salads. Choose to join the whale watching cruise at Redcliffe Jetty or include roundtrip coach transport from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
The Ford Mustang is one of the most popular classics around. This car looks amazing, but SOUNDS astonishing – the low gurgle of the V8 will leave you wanting your very own after the day is out! (from Adrenaline)