June is Nearly Here!
The end of the month has arrived and although there were lots of fun things that May had to offer, June in Brisbane looks to be an exciting month!
Here are just a few of the cool things happening in Brisbane this June.
If you love ABBA, this is definitely the one for you!
“Doomben Racecourse will swap the thunder of hooves for the tunes of ABBA when the World’s Number One tribute show, BJORN AGAIN, hits the racecourse stage on Friday night, 2 June, 2023. In their first Brisbane show this year, BJORN AGAIN will dazzle audiences with their glamorous costumes, quirky dance moves and a song list of unforgettable ABBA hits, from “Dancing Queen” to “Waterloo” and everything in between.”Find out more here.
Cheers to Cheese
“At Cloudland, Cheers to Cheese celebrates exciting flavours and taste sensations to create simply ah-mazing melt-in-your-mouth moments. From soft, smooth and deep veined, to aged, sharp and bitey — sample three generous wedges of fine fromage, delivered with matching wines and a specially selected gooey, fruity, sweet or savoury condiment. Then sit back, relax and let the magic happen.” If this heavenly experience tickles your taste buds, then click the link here to discover more.
“The Brisbane Lantern Festival (Laternenfest), a significant event on the Brisbane German cultural calendar, is coming to Kangaroo Point on Saturday June 10, 2023.Laternenfest will include live German music, lantern making competitions (for both young and young at heart), face painting, raffles, prizes and more. And after the sun has set, you can put those newly made lanterns to use with the famous lantern parade. Laternenfest is the primary annual fundraiser for the Brisbane German Language School (BGLS), a community organisation which prides itself on promoting the culture and language of German speaking countries.” Click here to learn more.
The Made Local Market
“The Made Local Market returns to the Brisbane Showgrounds with a winter edition market showcasing locally handmade and designed wares over 2 huge days, Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, 2023. Browse over 140 stalls selling everything from handmade fashion and jewellery, ceramics and homewares, kid’s items and body products, plus locally made artisan food and beverages, and more! With a strong focus on locally made, market-goers can expect to find the best handmade wares that Brisbane has to offer all under one roof over two days. The Market also features amazing food trucks, market tunes, maker demonstrations and more.” If this sounds like fun, click here to learn more.
Monet in Paris
“The stunning all-new multi-sensory experience Monet in Paris, celebrating Claude Monet and the world’s most renowned artists of the Impressionist era, makes its global debut in Brisbane from June 7 to August 6, 2023. Visitors will accompany some of the world’s most fearless artists of their time on an exhilarating adventure across 19th century bohemian Paris and the lush countryside of France. Young and old will be plunged into Monet’s Water Lilies and dance with Degas’ ballerinas in this stunning explosion of life, light and colour.” Click here for more.
“Spend a leisurely Saturday lounging and feasting at Park Vibes, Victoria Park’s free live music series, held at the beautiful parklands on June 17, 2023. Running from 11.30am-4.30pm, Park Vibes includes performances from some of Brisbane’s favourite talent – The Dawn Light, Andrea Kirwin and Claire Evelynn just to name a few – plus a trove of food trucks to sip and snack from.” Learn more here.
Milton by Moonlight Market
“Spend a magical night out under the moonlight exploring the region’s most delicious gourmet street food, local artisan gifts and stalls at Milton by Moonlight Market on Saturday June 3.
For one night only, the popular Sunday markets are popping up in the evening, with more than 140 stalls of artisan street food and gourmet provisions, two stages of local live music and hilarious roving street performers to keep everyone entertained. As well as a host of delicious gourmet eats, you can top it off with a tipple from the pop up bar, which will offer some of the best Stone & Wood award-winning brews, refreshing seltzers and warming wines, as well as locally distilled rums from Milton Rum Distillery.” Click here to find out more.
Glow in the Dark Mini Golf
“Hundred Acre at St Lucia is lighting up with a spectacularly illuminated Glow-In-the-Dark Mini Golf throughout June and July. Follow luminous pathways with a host of dazzling features, putt your way round the course with a glow-in-the-dark golf ball and a twinkling ambience to guide your way, with the glistening light delivering a whole new challenge to the game.” Click here to learn more.
Pride Month Cruise
“Set sail for a night of celebration and love on the Brisbane River with the fabulous Pride Month Celebration cruise on board the MV Baroness on Saturday June 10.
Featuring music (from the onboard DJ), dancing, and a night of rainbow-coloured fun, this event promises to be the perfect kickoff for the month-long festivities and a memorable experience for everyone.” Learn more here.