We’ve tracked down all the most awesome October action in the world’s most inspiring cities – where Radisson RED rocks and rules…


Things are hotting up in the Mother City as Spring Fever hits Cape Town and the great outdoors really comes alive. Radisson RED offers the perfect place stay for the most epic pre-and-post-event good times.


Rocking the Daisies: 5-7.10.2018


View this post on Instagram


Generate Rocking the Daisies playlists on Spotify and WIN! We’re giving you the opportunity to WIN luxury accommodation by creating your very own Rocking the Daisies 2018 presented by @cando_za playlists, inspired by our festival line-up! Select your #RTDxCANDO favourites, add them to your @spotify playlist, and share your playlist directly from your Spotify app to your Instagram Stories (tagging @rockingthedaisies) and could WIN a Daisyland 3 Star tent, courtesy of Chiefs Mobile Tented Camp, to share with a friend! (Whaaaaaat!) Yes, it’s that easy! What better way to celebrate being one month away from Daisies than with great tunes and a super cool prize to go with them! COMPETITION RULES * Competition is only open to Rocking the Daisies 2018 and Walking the Daisies 2018 ticket holders * Winner will be chosen at the event organiser’s discretion, through a random draw * Entrants need to follow @rockingthedaises and @spotify on Instagram to qualify * Entrants need to generate at least one Daisies playlist that features 5 or more local and international artists on the 2018 line-up * Competition winner will be announced in the @rockingthedaises Instagram Stories on Monday 10 September at 12pm * Competition ends on Monday 10 September at 12pm * Prize is non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. #RTDxCANDO #rockingthedaisies #RTD2018 #choosecans #spotify #competition #win

A post shared by Rocking the Daisies x CAN DO! (@rockingthedaisies) on

Promising a MASSIVE party and incredible big name acts, Daisies 2018 is South Africa’s biggest outdoor festival – with multiple stages and a line-up including US melodic rapper 6lack; indie R’nB duo, Majid Jordan; Reeps One; Tom Grennan; Gus Dapperton; Mura Masa; GoldLink and many more. Held at the Cloof Wine Estate, near Darling, it’s one of Cape Town’s coolest events – attracting fans from all over the world. Hang out in the sunshine – with food trucks, a buzzing campsite, a new Ladies Camp, swimming dam – plus upbeat comedy, art and film.



Cape Town International Kite Festival: 28-29.10.2018

Feel your spirits soar at Africa’s biggest kite festival, with its awesome pro-kiting displays, giant inflatables, stunt kites and kite fighting.  Bring your own favourite flyer, buy a beauty on arrival – or make-your-own-at a kite workshop. You’ll find creative food, drink, stalls and other cool extras.  And all proceeds go to help local resource-poor communities.




Brussels is full of hypnotic energy as the days get cooler and the nights draw in. Join the culture clubbers at the super-central Radisson RED to get the party started.


The Brussels Street Photography Festival: 5-7.10.2018


View this post on Instagram


The Social Media award voting gallery is open! Vote for your favorite pictures submitted to the Singles Contest and help the photographer win the prize! Deadline to vote: September 4th. Link to vote: https://www.bspfestival.org/en/contests/singles/voting/ Photo by Thanasorn Janekankit @rabthanasorn​ – 2018 BSPF Singles submission . . . #streetphotography #brussels #belgium #photography #festival #photofestival #contest #photocontest #bspf2018 #bspf #submission #voting #socialmediaprize #vote #killyourcity #citykillerz #illgramers #way2ill #agameoftones #createexplore #exploretocreate #streetactivityteam #streetdreamsmag #neverstopexploring #featuremeinstagood #igersone #shoot2kill #streetshared #streetmobs

A post shared by Brussels Street Photography F. (@bspfestival) on

Inspired by Brussels’ cool urban landscape, the BSPF aims to connect people from all over the world and promote the city as a cultural/social hub. How? By creating a platform that looks at Brussels through the fresh eyes of established, and emerging, street photographers. BSPF is the first European festival dedicated to street photography – with competitions, workshops, exhibitions, talks and photo-walks.


Brussels Electronic Marathon – BEM18: 12-14.10.2018

229 artists, 66 collectives, 65 events in 33 venues – and 100% Brussels! Brussels Electronic Marathon showcases the buzzing Belgian capital and its vibrant electronic music/art scene with 3 days of live concerts, DJ sets, workshops & films.  BEM is a colossal, collaborative festival, alive with parties, art installations, talks and all sorts of other surprises.


Brussels Museums Nocturnes: 13-30.10.2018 and beyond.

Connect with your inner culture vulture every Thursday night. More than 70 of the capital’s amazing museums offer discounted entry between 5pm and 10pm. Choose a stimulating new selection to explore and discover a whole new Brussels – full of unexpected treasures and charms – with inspiring exhibitions, workshops, music, food and drink and guided tours.





Mid-autumn is a vibrantly golden time in this Mid-West metropolis. Stay at the fashionable, style savvy Radisson RED and take the urban pulse of the city.


Fashionopolis: 6.30pm.3.10.2018


View this post on Instagram


Jeannine Cavallo for the MSP Prince Tribute at #Fashionopolis. #fantasmecollection (image: @impakt_visuals for @mspmag)

A post shared by FANTASME (@fantasmecollection) on

Dress to impress and hang out with local Style and Trend experts: the city’s main autumn fashion event previews the cool looks we’ll soon be seeing on the street.


Nordeast Big River Brew Fest: 1pm-4pm.20.10.2018


View this post on Instagram


Intense beer discussions at #nordeastbigriverbrewfest. . . . #beer #minneapolis

A post shared by Karl Pearson-Cater (@bigboxcar) on

Join the (dog friendly!) local craft beer community, snack on sizzling street food, listen to live sounds and sample an amazing range of more than 200 trendy micro and craft brews – with names like Clown Shoes, Burning Brothers and Spooky Craft Cocktails! All for a good cause of course…




In the the run up to Halloween, the most switched on spirits head to groovy Glasgow, with all its style savvy haunts – and the superhuman Radisson RED at its beating heart….


Mindful Drinking Festival: 12pm-6pm.13.10.2018

Join Club Soda, the mindful drinking movement, for Scotland’s first alcohol-free drinks festival and taste the new wave of alcohol-free drinks invented by radical alchemists. Get your kicks from kombuchas, shrubs and elixirs: the incredible beverage wizardry by local mixologists is ideal for the sober curious, parents-to-be, foodies and fitness fanatics.




Lady Balls Bingo: 24.10.2018


View this post on Instagram


They tried to put me on the cover of Alcoholics Anonymous, but my legs were too long

A post shared by ❤ O C T O B E R F I S T (@october_fist) on

This hilarious event is the undisputed champion of quirky nights out in Glasgow. Hard to keep your eyes down and looking with all that’s going on around you… but huge fun is guaranteed.



GlasGLOW: 27-31.10.2018

The city’s Botanic Gardens will be totally transformed into a spookily magical world of light and fantasy this Halloween. GlasGLOW a brand-new, world-class experience, takes you through an immersive story using light, sound, spellbinding installations – with a Spielsberg-esque nod to 80s nostalgia running throughout…



Festival of the Dead: 22.30pm-3.00am.31.10.2018

For a Latin take on Scottish ghoulies, ghosties and long-leggedy-beasties this Halloween, head to VIVA. Come alive with a taste of the Dia De Los Muertos – with drop dead spooky face painting, free entry, international tunes, pop and chart toppers.




Back to Blog main page