What’s on: October 17-19

Have no plans this weekend, but looking to make some? Here are our top picks of what’s hot in Brisbane this weekend (if you’re a foodie you’ll be in heaven over the next three days!).

MS Moonlight Walk – South Bank – Friday

Brisbane’s annual riverside walk is back for another year to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis. Participate in the 5km or 10km walk/run tonight and carry an MS lantern as one among hundreds helping people living with MS. See http://moonlightwalk.com.au for more information

Truck In & Tuck In – Bridge Street, Fortitude Valley – Friday

Another day, another food truck mention! A collective of Brisbane’s best food trucks will be on show tonight at the inaugural Truck In & Tuck In event serving up their fare for the hordes at a mini street festival with live music and entertainment.

Caboolture Twilight Fiesta – Caboolture Town Square – Friday

If you’re a Caboolture local then this one is definitely for you– a new Friday evening market for the summer months full of food, entertainment and a host of exciting stalls. See https://www.facebook.com/caboolturetwilightfiesta for more information

Bledisloe Cup – Suncorp Stadium – Saturday

The Qantas Wallabies take on the New Zealand All Blacks this Saturday. Don’t miss kick off at 7pm. See www.ticketek.com.au for ticket prices and availability

Decades Festival – Pine Rivers Park – Saturday

Saturday is set to come alive with a festival dedicated to showing-off the best of the 1950’s-1990’s with headlining acts including John Farnham and Tim Campbell and a car show, vintage markets, festival rides, interactive workshops, entertainers and a historical walk through time. See http://www.decadesfestival.com.au/default.aspx for more information and tickets


Ball Park Music – The Tivoli – Saturday

Indie juggernauts Ball Park Music are back with their The Trippin’ The Light Fantastic Tour on Saturday night. See http://www.thetivoli.net.au/coming_events.php?event_ID=479 for more information and tickets

The Blurst of Times – The Brightside and The Zoo – Saturday  

Get set for a massive day of live music with 28 of the best punk, rock, hardcore and jangly pop acts performing live in Fortitude Valley all day on Saturday. See http://zoo.oztix.com.au/default.aspx?Event=45857 for more information


Good Food and Wine Show – Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre – All weekend 

The Good Food and Wine Show is in town this weekend, turning the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre into a hub for Brisbane’s gourmands all weekend. There’s food trucks, a huge selection of Australian wines, masterclasses and grazing grounds for you to enjoy. See http://goodfoodshow.com.au/brisbane/ for more information and tickets

Camilla Warehouse Sale – The Avenue No. 9, Brisbane Showgrounds – All weekend 

Camilla is having a warehouse sale from 9.30-6pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with up to 70% off the bohemian-luxe label. It’s definitely a fabulous opportunity to stock up on beautiful kaftans, unique prints and free-flowing designs that are perfect for the summer months. See https://www.facebook.com/events/633167250127922/ for more information


Oktoberfest – Brisbane Showgrounds – All weekend

If you haven’t heard already, Brisbane is hosting Australia’s biggest German festival again this weekend in celebration of Oktoberfest. Get your dirndl and lederhosen ready and check out our full post here for all of the details. See http://www.oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au for more information

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Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival – Spot the Scarecrow Discovery Trail, Tamborine Mountain – All weekend

From Friday to Sunday Tamborine Mountain will be covered in home-made scarecrows as locals show off their creative talent to the judges. There’s also a host of other activities all weekend. See http://www.tamborinemtncc.org.au/tamborine-mountain-scarecrow-festival-2014/ for more information


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