UPCOMING FANCY DRESS EVENTS CALENDAR 2017/2018

OZ Comic Con MELBOURNE

WEB SITE:

www.ozcomiccon.com

WHEN: July 1, 2017

VENUE: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center

ADDRESS: Melbourne, VIC

Oz Comic-Co, the ultimate pop-culture and fan expo! Featuring multi-genre content from across the spectrum of film and television stars, comic book and anime artists, gaming demonstrations and cosplay competitions. Includes portfolio reviews, creative workshops and master classes. Oz Comic-Con will be more than just a gathering of fans of pop-culture, it will celebrate and educate! This is the place to come to share your love of pop-culture, get up close and personal with celebrities, have a chance to win fantastic prizes, or learn how to break into the industry. With activities and events galore to keep you busy for a full weekend, this will leave you wanting to come back for more.

Book Week

WEB SITE:

www.cbca.org.au

WHEN: August 19, 2017

VENUE:

ADDRESS: All around Australia

Book Week, the longest running children's festival in Australia, will be entering it's 72nd year in 2017.

The 2017 theme for Book Week is:
ESCAPE TO EVERYWHERE

Every year public libraries and schools across Australia spend a week celebrating books, Australian authors and illustrators. Activities, competitions and story telling relating the years theme are organised by teachers and librarians to highlight the importance of reading. Many schools host dress-up parades and theme days featuring book fairs.
Look here for some Book Week Costume ideas for children and adults!

OZ Comic-Con Brisbane

WEB SITE:

http://www.ozcomiccon.com/2016/brisbane/

WHEN: September 23, 2017

VENUE: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

ADDRESS: Corner of Merivale & Glenelg Street, South Bank, QLD

Packed full of exhibitors, autograph and photograph sessions, special guests, merchandise and more, OZ Comic-con is the ultimate Pop-Culture Convention!
Whether you're into Star Trek, Marvel, Naruto, Lord of the Rings, or Deadpool Australia's Comic-Con brings to you the biggest names in comics, anime, movies, sci-fi, fantasy, TV, manga and animation!
We've got all sorts of costumes for Comic-con! Why not have a look at our Superhero Costumes, Movie Costumes and Sci-fi Costumes!

OZ Comic-Con Sydney

WEB SITE:

http://www.ozcomiccon.com/

WHEN: September 30, 2017

VENUE: Internation Convention Centre

ADDRESS: Darling Harbour, NSW

Packed full of exhibitors, autograph and photograph sessions, special guests, merchandise and more, OZ Comic-con is the ultimate Pop-Culture Convention!
Whether you're into Star Trek, Marvel, Naruto or Lord of the Rings, Australia's Comic-Con brings to you the biggest names in comics, anime, movies, sci-fi, fantasy, TV, manga and animation!
We've got all sorts of costumes for Comic-con! Why not have a look at our Superhero Costumes, Movie Costumes and Sci-fi Costumes!

Oktoberfest Brisbane

WEB SITE:

www.oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au/

WHEN: October 6, 2017

VENUE: Brisbane Showgrounds

ADDRESS: 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane QLD 4006

Whether you're looking for an after-work get together, a relaxing family Sunday, or an exciting night out with friends, why not come and experience the iconic German Festival for yourself. Over two weekends in October, Oktoberfest brings together all the aspects of German fun, food and culture. Its one of the Top 10 Oktoberfests worldwide, the heart of Brisbane will be transformed into an authentic German festival for lovers of everything German.

Oktoberfest Brisbane

WEB SITE:

www.oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au/

WHEN: October 13, 2017

VENUE: Brisbane Showgrounds

ADDRESS: 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane QLD 4006

Whether you're looking for an after-work get together, a relaxing family Sunday, or an exciting night out with friends, why not come and experience the iconic German Festival for yourself. Over two weekends in October, Oktoberfest brings together all the aspects of German fun, food and culture. Its one of the Top 10 Oktoberfests worldwide, the heart of Brisbane will be transformed into an authentic German festival for lovers of everything German.

Supanova Pop Culture Expo BRISBANE

WEB SITE:

www.supanova.com.au

WHEN: November 10, 2017

VENUE: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

ADDRESS: Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Supanova Pop Culture Expo is all about Science-fiction, pulp TV/movies, toys, console gaming, trading cards, animation/cartoons, fantasy, comic books, entertainment technology, books, internet sites and fan-clubs. This is where they all gather together in an amazing celebration. Here you can get into cosplay (cos-tume role-play) and expess your inner geek! Includes Supa-Star guest Q&As, autograph and photo sessions; special events, exclusive screenings, vendors, collectables, nostalgia, tournaments, interactive competitions, product launches and more, there are multiple things to do all the time. This is where new talent can display their work, and where industry gets new ideas and networks within the community. Supanova! It's a blast!!!
Running from 10th to 12th November 2017.

City 2 Sea

WEB SITE:

http://www.thecity2sea.com.au/

WHEN: November 12, 2017

VENUE: Across Melbourne

ADDRESS:

The City2Sea will take place this year in Melbourne! It is the sister race to Sydney's City2Surf and Brisbane's City2South. The 15km course starts at Yarra Park, while the 5km course starts on St Kilda Road, with both finishing at Beaconsfield Parade, Catani Gardens. As in the Sydney and Melbourne events people young and old will be taking part, many of those dressed in costumes. There will also be live music along the route to keep those fit tapping! Whether you are pushing your personal best, raising funds for a charity or just dressing up in costumes and having a go for the fun of it, you can register via the City2Sea website.

Supanova Pop Culture Expo ADELAIDE

WEB SITE:

www.supanova.com.au

WHEN: November 17, 2017

VENUE: Adelaide Showground

ADDRESS: Goodwood Road, Wayville, SA

Supanova Pop Culture Expo is all about Science-fiction, pulp TV/movies, toys, console gaming, trading cards, animation/cartoons, fantasy, comic books, entertainment technology, books, internet sites and fan-clubs. This is where they all gather together in an amazing celebration. Here you can get into cosplay (cos-tume role-play) and expess your inner geek! Includes Supa-Star guest Q&As, autograph and photo sessions; special events, exclusive screenings, vendors, collectables, nostalgia, tournaments, interactive competitions, product launches and more, there are multiple things to do all the time. This is where new talent can display their work, and where industry gets new ideas and networks within the community. Supanova! It's a blast!!!
Running from the 17th to 19th November 2017.

Movember

WEB SITE:

au.movember.com

WHEN: November 25, 2017

VENUE: Everywhere

ADDRESS: All around Australia

Join the Mo brothers and Mo Sista for the 2017 Movember 30 day challenge. This is where you get to grow a Mo to raise awareness for the men all over the world who are fighting prostate cancer and depression. During the month of November men and women all over the world grow their Mo's outs to symbolise this. At the end of November you and everyone else who has taken part in this fun and crazy event can join one of the many Gala parties held in the major cities of Australia. This is a great way to show off your Mo and to dress up in some crazy costumes while raising money for an awesome cause. Stay tuned for details, dates and times.

Jane Austen Festival Australia

WEB SITE:

http://janeaustenfestival.com/

WHEN: April 12, 2018

VENUE: Various locations in Canberra

ADDRESS: ACT

If you're a Austen or Napoleonic fan, then the Jane Austen Festival Australia is for you! An annual celebration held in the heart of Canberra about everything Regency. Indulge yourself in a day out filled with fun - including dancing, music, food, games, archery, fencing, theatre, promenades, grand balls, talks, workshops, costumes and books. Here at CostumeOne, you'll find the perfect costume that will be superb for any Regency activity!