Luxury Events Calendar October


Welcome to our page dedicated to luxury events and fair trades of the month of OCTOBER!

Below you will find our recommendations for most important luxury events which will take place in different sectors of the luxury industry: art, boats, cars, aviation, luxury fairs, luxury travel industry, jewellry and watches, perfumes and cosmetics, luxury business and so on.


GIMS – Geneva International Motor Show Qatar
Salon International de l’Auto in Qatar
5-14 October, 2023
Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), Doha, Qatar

GIMS Qatar is held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) and several other prominent venues in the city from, offering car enthusiasts unforgettable and outstanding automotive experiences. It has been designed to become a cutting-edge, first-of-its-kind motor show, bringing together the biggest players of the global automotive industry into a truly immersive space. The car festival will be further enhanced by the simultaneous staging of the FORMULA 1 QATAR GRAND PRIX in Doha.

The newly curated car festival will present the latest designs, innovation and automotive technology in the exhibitions of automobiles, first-time reveals and various test drives, including at the Lusail International Circuit. A preview of the highly anticipated Qatar Auto Museum display, which will showcase one of the most remarkable car collections in the world from supercars and limited editions to racing and classic cars, will round off the programme.

Hyeres Festival  
International Festival of Fashion and Photography
13 – 16 October, 2023 
Villa Noailles, Montee de Noailles, Hyeres, France /

The ‘Hyeres International Fashion and Photography Festival’ spotlights young promising artists in the fields of fashion and photography. The festival proposes diverse exhibitions, professional panel discussions, and two competitions. The competitions showcase 10 fashion designers and 10 photographers selected by a jury of professionals in each field. The work of the chosen candidates is presented to the jury and the public in either fashion shows (designers) or group exhibitions (photographers).

Barcolana Regatta 
10 October, 2023
Trieste, Italy

Barcolana is an autumn Sailing regatta being organized at the shores or Trieste, Italy. Symbolically, it also visits the waters of Slovenia. The ships need to complete a four legged distance of 16 NM.

It is famous for its large number of contestants, making it one of the most crowded regattas. Number of people involved in the regatta can be as much as 250.000, with very much interest coming from International contestants.

PAD London
20th-century and contemporary Design Art Fair
10-15 October, 2023
Berkeley Square, London

Founded in 2007 by fourth-generation Parisian antique dealer Patrick Perrin, PAD London is the only fair in the UK exclusively dedicated to 20th-century and contemporary Design. The week-long event takes place every October on Berkeley Square, in the heart of London’s affluent Mayfair district. PAD London is the sister fair to PAD Paris which was launched in 1998 and takes place every April in the Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France.

International Golf Travel Market
The meeting place for the world of golf travel
16-19 October, 2023
FIL Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal



IGTM has been the leading exhibition for the golf tourism sector for over a decade. IGTM draws together buyers from around the world to meet with a diversity of exhibitors ranging from golf resorts and courses to tourist boards, airlines and ground transport handlers.

Salon du Chocolat Professionnel Paris  – Chocolate Show

28 October – 01 November, 2023
Porte de Versailles, Paris, France

The Salon du Chocolat in Paris is the world’s largest event dedicated to chocolate, a true trendsetter dedicated to the profession and the not-to-be-missed event for all chocolate lovers.


Fort Lauderale International Boat Show week
25-29 October, 2023
Bahia Mar/ Hall Of Fame/Las Olas Marina Show, The Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale Hilton Marina

Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats and sea vessels will be on display including runabouts, sportfishers, high performance boats, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bowriders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, inflatables, canoes, and extraordinary superyachts. Covering six locations and over 3 million square feet of space, the show’s transportation network of bus shuttles, water taxis, and riverboats ensure attendees can easily navigate the boat show and its expansive waterways system. Added attractions include The Blue Wild Dive Show, IGFA’s School of Sportfishing and Hook the Future’s Kids Fishing Clinics.

Fine Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia 
31 October -05 November, 2023
Olympia Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom

Fine Art & Antiques Fair is the bastion of a traditional British Fine Art and Antiques event in the UK. Get your hands on the finest art and antiques on offer from the 125 assembled dealers.

The iconic National Hall of Olympia comes to life each winter with an exceptional range of over 30,000 pieces of art and antiques to whet all appetites. Relevant to trade and collectors alike, Fine Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia continues to focus on high-quality antiques from around 130 dealers and attracts over 20,000 visitors year after year.