Springtime means Toowoomba’s famous annual Carnival of Flowers festival showcasing spectacular gardens, country touring, live music and local food & wine, plus much more. Plus there’s Father’s day, school holidays and pirates!
September 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland
3 September (Sunday) 2017 – Australian National Flag Day – The Australian Flag was first raised on this day in 1901.
8 to 17 September, 2017 – Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach Experience sculptures built by artists from Australia and abroad at the annual Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach. The free exhibition is open all hours. Over 10 days, visitors can experience the sculptures, enjoy twilight walks, informative artist talks, discover new perspectives at the Public Art Forum, wander through the Swell Smalls Gallery and participate in artist master classes and childrens’ workshops.
29 September (Friday) 2017 – National Police Remembrance Day – Held annually on 29 September, the day provides an opportunity for serving and retired police members, their families and the public to honour the memory of officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.
September Events from the forum
These events are in the order that they have been posted - not in date order.
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 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)
There quite clearly is no better place to observe the mighty Humpback Whales than Brisbanes Moreton Bay, acknowledged as one of the worlds best whale watching destinations in the world. (from Adrenaline)