These Are The Brisbane Events You Need To Hit Up In November

These Are The Brisbane Events You Need To Hit Up In November

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By Clare Lacey | 4th November 2019

November is comin’ in hot and it’s bringing the goods with it! There’s nothing better than enjoying your own city and in Brisbane this November there is plenty to enjoy! From a celebration of old school RnB to a brand spankin’ new festival, no matter your tastes, Brisbane has something for everyone this month! So, get ready for a month of good beer, good food and good music to see you through the start of summer.

Festival X | Brisbane Showgrounds

There’s a new festival comin’ to town and we’ve got all the juicy deets! Kicking off in Brisbane on November 29 for the first time ever, Festival X is the lovechild of Australian festival masterminds: Hardware (Piknic Electronik, Babylon), Onelove (Stereosonic) and Live Nation (Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival and Download). Committed to showcasing the best talent from across the world to fans right across Australia (that’s us!), Festival X is a one-stop-shop for all music genres from dance to hip-hop to pop. So, get ready to kick off your summer of music with this sure to be legendary festival with headliners Calvin Harris, Lil Pump and Steve Aoki! Plus, if you do manage to snag yourself some tickets you can say you attended the first one ever (how cool is that!). Get your tickets here! We also had the chance to interview two Australian acts also headlining – Sophiegrophy and Badrapper. Check them out!


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Finders Keepers Market | Bowen Hills

Explore King Street’s eats and boutiques before stopping in at the Finders Keepers market from November 8 to 10. Discover new artists and designers and their bespoke pieces while enjoying the ambience of live music. Entry is $5 and kids under 12 are welcome to explore free of charge. Featuring over 200 independent art and design stalls, this is an event to treat the senses. Finish off the day at the Stone & Wood Gatherer Bar or relax in the Xero Recharge Lounge to really do it right!


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Imaginarium Exhibition | QUT, Kelvin Grove

When: November 13 – 15

An art and design exhibition completely decked out from creative design academy Queensland University of Technology is hosting an ‘Imaginarium Exhibition’ praising its recent graduate students on their latest and creative success. The projects showcased will consist of the most highly creative students and their visual art and graphic designs that have been mastered throughout their time at university.


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Live At The Brewery | XXXX Brewery

When: November 16

Get ready Brissy because this is going to rock your socks off! For the first time in 26 years the iconic XXXX Brewery will open its gates to the public for an un-missable and unique celebration of beer, beats and bites! This quintessentially Aussie event will feature delicious food stalls, live performances by some epic local artists and of course plenty of free-flowing XXXX! Having just celebrated its 140th birthday, XXXX has long since been embedded in Queensland’s culture and this festival will celebrate exactly that! XXXX understands Brisbanites love the simple life, so an arvo of good food, good music and good beer is exactly what they’re providing. Added bonus: all tickets include a free brewery tour! Snag your tickets here!


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Opera Sing Sing Sing | South Brisbane

When: November 8

Interested in spending your Friday night making informal music led by the likes of Jason Barry-Smith the Musical Director and teacher extraordinaire? Designed for every Brisbane music lover, you’ll be singing along to some classic favourites led by popular Opera Queensland artists and getting the timeless tunes stuck in your head all night! Afterwards, kick-back and have a drink while mingling with the rest of your impromptu band.

RNB Friday’s | Brisbane Showgrounds

When: November 15

It’s time to kick it old school with some good ol’ RnB! Built off the iconic weekly RNB Friday’s radio program by The HIT Network came RNB Friday’s Live, officially claiming the top spot of Australia’s biggest party! 2019 will be the fourth annual show featuring some classic RnB names bringing all the best throw-back tunes! With Janet Jackson, 50 Cent, Jason Derulo and Fatman Scoop among the exclusive performers, watch the Brisbane Showgrounds transform into a massive and unmissable block party of sorts! Trust us, you don’t want to risk FOMO so grab your tickets now!


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Sanctuary Cove International Film Festival | Gold Coast

Returning to the Gold Coast for its fifth year, the Sanctuary Film Festival is known for supporting local and international filming productions where 200 plus entries have been submitted for consideration. Running from the 21st -24th there are many activities for all to partake in and enjoy the film festival right on the sunny Gold Coast.


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Supanova 2019 | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

When: November 8

The ultimate pop culture event is coming back to Brisbane and we’ve got everything you need to know! If you consider yourself a pop culture ‘supa-fan’ then you’ll want to join the 200,000 other people and make your way to Supanova this year. Some massive celebs who have played some iconic pop culture characters are set to make an appearance including John Travolta (Danny Zuko, Grease), Billy Zane (The Phantom) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy, Harry Potter). So, get ready to embrace your inner-geek and get your cos-play on to celebrate the joy an imaginary world can bring to the Australian pop culture fandom. Get in quick and snag your tickets here!


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Urban Wine Walk | South Brisbane

When: November 23

Let’s be real: you + wine = a match made in heaven! So, this November watch the city come alive as a group of top venues transform themselves into an Urban Cellar Door for you to visit on a self-guided wine tour! Each of the 14 participating venues including Wandering Cooks, Bender’s Bar and Saccharomyces Beer Cafe will have a range of the best wines from across the nation for you to taste (cheers to that, we say!). At only $75 per head, the Vino Lover Ticket includes entry into all 14 participating venues, 35+ complimentary wine tastings, a $25 voucher for event day wine orders, a $10 voucher at the starting venue plus an official event wristband and tasting glass! Tickets can be purchased here!


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Article by Clare Lacey

Clare is a Journalist with a passion for good food, great company and even better stories. She is best known for being notoriously bad at sports, her ability to cite all things Harry Potter and her guilty pleasure of country-pop. Clare is a self-proclaimed Christmas enthusiast, who’s constantly chasing the snow, with the realistic dream of living in a New York City penthouse (FYI: she intends to win the lottery).


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