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By Phoebe Grealy
1st Oct 2015

It’s October already! Which means it’s time to make use of the best weather we’re going to get all year before Brisvegas hits boiling point. Yeah, it’s tempting just to go straight to the beach, but there is just too damn much awesomeness going on in Brisbane this month.

From chowing down on late night baos to skulling epic Bloody Marys to smashing steins at Oktoberfest parties, here's a list of all the best things to do in Brisbane this month.

Click the ‘play’ button and let’s get cracking!

#10. The Red Deer Festival Hits Town

Brisbane's only BYO camping, music and arts party, the Red Deer Festival is but days away! The impressive 2015 line-up includes headliners Frenzal Rhomb, Andy Bull and Kiwi outfit Salmonella Dub Soundsystem. And there’s free camping and only a short drive from Brisbane. YESSS.

Where: 291 Foggs Road, Mt Samson
When: October 3-4

#9. Get All White at Le Diner En Blanc

The white-hot event of the season Le Diner En Blanc marries good food, beautiful people and a stunning location… which is kept a secret until the day. Place your bets on French fabulosity and get your tickets now!

Where: It’s a surprise!
When: October 17

#8. Try The Best Ice Cream Sandwich at St Baxter

How can everything we love be in one small package? The Dulce De Leche Ice Cream Sandwich at new Cali-Mex restaurant St Baxter needs to be in our bellies right now.

Where: St Baxter
When: All month

#7. Sin Vida Opens in The Valley

The American-loving crew behind Mighty Mighty and Buffalo Bar have crossed the border south in to Mexico with new Brisbane restaurant, Sin Vida Mexican. Authentic share plates and a Day of the Dead-themed cocktail menu make it a must visit.

Where: Sin Vida
When: All month

#6. Swallow The Epic Bloody Mary at Sabotage Social

Take a Blood Mary then add a kransky, some bacon, a pie, some cheese and a donut and what have you got? The ultimate meal in a drink for those willing to push through the hangover barrier at Sabotage Social.

Where: Sabotage Social
When: All month

#5. Bao Down Now Opens

That doughy goodness stuffed with sweet barbecued pork? That's bao. And Brisbane welcomes new late night bao purveyor Bao Down Now to the hood.

Where: Bao Down Now
When: All month

#4. Prost! Oktoberfest Is Here

Get ready to clink steins, wear funny outfits and drink beer ALL THE TIME as Bavarian Bier Café brings us Oktoberfest festivities all month long.

Where: Bavarian Bier Cafe
When: All month

#3. Race Day Beach Party!

Brisbane Racing Club brings the beach to the track in the annual Beach Party Race Day at Doomben Racecourse.

Where: Doomben Racecourse
When: October 18

#2. Say Yes To Nodo

You may be familiar with Nodo’s fine work distributing delicious gluten-free donuts across Brisbane, but this month Nodo Donuts launch their very own bakery HQ in Newstead. Give us all the donuts!

Where: Nodo
When: All month

#1. Make Tracks To The Foundry

Supporting local and touring music acts, The Foundry has expanded their digs to a 300-person live room and bar, with an  adjacent shop filled with records for all your vinyl needs.

Where: The Foundry
When: All month

Want more of the best things to do in Brisbane? Here's what you missed in last month's MINI Edition!

Can't wait to hit up all the events this month? Well why not WIN somethin' while you do?! Simply Instagram and tag @miniaustralia and #theminiedition when you are at any of the 10 October events, and you’ll be in the draw to win $200 worth of dinner and drinks at Sin Vida. Click here for more details!

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