What better way to celebrate the gorgeous Brisbane River than to hold a festival? It sounds crazy, but that's just what the Brisbane Riverfestival can sometimes be. Brisbane, Australia is known for its gorgeous, sunny climate, which is great for an outdoor celebration. Featuring performances, food, wine, activities for all ages, and the best part - fireworks - Riverfestival will delight audiences from everywhere.
Events include kids' activities; street parties; food and wine offerings; panels; musical concerts; performances; and even a plastic duck race held during Regatta Fest!
Regatta Fest also features competitive, as well as light-hearted boat racing. To top it all off, you can't miss River Fire - a spectacular fireworks show that lights up the beauty of the Brisbane River. Brisbane entertainment really does not get much bigger than the exciting display of activities seen at the Riverfestival.
While you're at South Bank you might like to visit the Brisbane Convention Centre, where many exhibitions, displays and other events are held. The Riverfestival also makes use of this fantastic venue for a number of events, providing a spot that is well sheltered and out of the sun.
To celebrate the environment, people, and culture of Brisbane city, make sure you take yourself down to one, or all of the river festival days. The events are packed into over a week, so everyone will be sure to find something to take their fancy at the Brisbane Riverfestival!
Getting Around Brisbane
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