Click through to find out the best of what's happening this week in Brisbane and its surrounding regions.
Knock over coffee or sink back a nightcap, stretch out and find zen or pick up something from a local label – let Brisbane’s laneways surprise you.
Chasing adventure but don’t want to travel far? You’ll be surprised and delighted by how many bush walking and hiking trails fall within a 30 minute drive of the city.
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Discover Brisbane in a way you never expected with over 400 performances and events in the nooks and crannies of 40 suburbs.
Up to 12 State of Origin stars are expected to feature when Melbourne Storm play reigning premiers, the North Queensland Cowboys followed by the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles taking on the Brisbane Broncos.
With decadent food, extravagant fashion, world-class entertainment and lavish decor, this year's Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival will let everyone indulge their wildest desires.
14 May - 11 June
Fish Lane Festival is bringing together the who’s who of the local music, foodie and bar community so you can drink, dance and dine the day away in South Brisbane’s most iconic laneway!
Walk or run for breast cancer research on 8 May at the Mother's Day Classic. Head to the Cultural Forecourt and join thousands as they participate in a 4.5km and 8km walk and run along the Brisbane River, South Bank and West End.
Come along to the Queen Street Mall 13 May from noon-1pm to meet three NRL players ahead of the NRL Double Header.
Race Straddie in 2016! The Straddie Salute is Queensland's newest destination triathlon. Swim 750m, Bike 20km and run 8km in one of Brisbane's most beautiful natural playgrounds, North Stradbroke Island.
Strictly Gershwin is a spectacular tribute to George Gershwin and the big band era of the Thirties. It evokes the silver screen magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and the glamour of a golden age.
27 May - 4 June
Visitors fly from around the world in search of islands as idyllic as those on Brisbane’s coastline. Experience paradise on your doorstep now.
Brisbane’s regions are jam-packed with exciting things to do suitable for families, adventure seekers and those who just want to indulge.