Spring Has Sprung, What's On This Month
As the weather slowly starts to warm up, and the flowers begin to bloom, spring has once again come upon us. With brighter, sunnier days ahead, it’s no wonder more and more people are wanting to come out and enjoy the sunshine as we bid goodbye to the colder months. And with the beginning of the spring season in Australia also comes new events for friends and family to enjoy. Shake off your winter blues and welcome spring with open arms with some of these community events and experiences to get you in gear for the rest of the year.
Cockington Green Gardens
After a fun day out? With beautiful scale reproductions of buildings all over the world, you’ll marvel at every display made even more gorgeous by a backdrop of lush gardens and vibrant lawns. With a Steam Train Ride, and a BBQ picnic area, it’s definitely a great way to get some sunshine and some fun, too.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Over at redballoon.com.au you’ll find some good deals on hot air balloon rides in Canberra. Whether you want to fly solo, or take a friend, it’s known worldwide for being a great spot to sightsee from the skies. With prices ranging from $380 to $760, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Need a little bit of extra cash to fund your flying expedition? A cash loan can help you get some flexibility to get the things you want, when you want them.
Returning in September with a dynamic program and hundreds of performances, there’s something for everyone at the Brisbane Festival. Running from the 4th to the 26th, there’ll be giant outdoor installations, street concerts, light shows, and symphonies to marvel at. With 91 events, 73 of which will be free, there’ll be lots of entertainment to choose from.
KombiAlley Drive-Thru Dessert Festival
Missing the Eat Street experience, or wanting to try it out for the first time? This year, in compliance with COVID-19 regulations, you too can experience the dessert festival from the safety of your car. Order your treats and drive through the famous “Hello” gate to grab your desserts, all with DJ music and videos playing from the open Sky Theatre.
Glass Island: Spring Cruising
Looking for a socially-distanced cruising experience? Glass Island’s fully seated cruise gives groups the option to sit back and relax, take in gorgeous views, delicious food, and great cocktails. While dancing is not currently allowed, there’s still lots of room for fun and laughter on this cruise! Running during the weekends in September, book online soon as tables are getting snapped up quickly. Tickets cost from $39.62 to $49.84.
Spring Rejuvenation Yoga Retreat Day
There’s nothing better than treating yourself to a self-care day. With Emu Wellness’ Yoga Retreat Day on the 8th of November, you’ll have the opportunity to go through Guided Meditation, a Yoga class, a Fermenting and Eating Healthy class, and grab a healthy lunch and take-home recipes for a healthy, mindful spring season. Tickets cost $177.27.
Live Music at Stokes Hill Wharf
Sit back and relax, enjoy the sunset views and the gorgeous scenery of the Darwin Harbour while listening to some great live tunes. With dining options galore, it’s a great way to spend a night out. This event runs from 8 July – 27 September.
Darwin International Film Festival
The DIFF celebrates the best of cinema from all over the world, showcasing a multicultural array of films that uniquely show the talent in the region. You’ll find South-East Asian, Northern Australian, and Indigeneous stories told in these films, and coupled with amazing sunsets, and delicious dining options, it’ll be an experience like no other. Running from the 17th to the 27th of September, don’t miss out!
Australian Spring Quartet Live at UKARIA (Eight Week Streaming Concert Series)
After a COVID-Safe entertaining night? The Australian Spring Quartet is streaming from the 2nd of Aug - 31st of Oct, with a subscription price of $40 for eight concerts streamed. You’ll hear masterpieces by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Ross Edwards, Paul Stanhope, and Jo Chindamo. What’s more, you’ll have access to view these concerts anytime until the end of October.
Adelaide's celebration of LGBTIQ+ Queer Art and Culture, you’ll have a wide range of entertainment options all throughout November. An amazing Pride event with over 70 events, you’ll see performances such as cabaret, comedy, theatre, visual arts, music, and so much more.
Unearth real produce on the 21st to the 22nd of November, and head on down to the Farmgate Festival in Tamar Valley. Learn about agriculture, tour fifteen farms, and enjoy fresh food and drink during the two major dinners during the festival. Children under 15 are free, and a Farmgate Festival Pass costs $30 dollars.
The Standup Sessions
After a laughter-filled night? Every Tuesday, from August 25 to September 22, both fan-favourite and rising comedians will provide some socially-distant and fun comedy for everyone. Each episode is free to watch, just head over to https://www.together.vic.gov.au/ to stream.
This weekly online event can be done in the comfort of your own home - wine and stretching, what’s not to like? BYO wine, and join Pilates instructor Laura Roodhouse as you wind down on Friday nights until September 11. Tickets are at $10.
Scarborough Beach Markets Winter Edition
From 25 July until 31 October, head down to Scarborough on Saturday evenings from delicious foodie options to be shared with friends as you shake off those winter blues. With up to 40 foodies and retailers available, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Hidden Treasures Fremantle Music Series
Gear up for some awesome live music on Thursday nights in September! Some of WA’s best musical talents have come together to provide live entertainment in Fremantle’s best venues. Plan your adventure, as tickets give you access to all performances for one night! Tickets are $20, exclusive of the booking fee.
With such lovely weather on the horizon it is the best time to get out and about with your family and friends. Don’t let your budget hold you back from living your best life this spring, if you have an event on and are short for cash, Ferratum can help with quick and easy online cash loans so you can avoid that FOMO feeling and enjoy the upcoming events this Spring.