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Nestled just a 10-minute walk from Brisbane’s CBD lies the Roma Street Parkland and Spring Hill precinct. A haven for the a la mode, Spring Hill features an assortment of trendy cafes and restaurants, interwoven with historical monuments such as the heritage-listed Old Windmill and the Spring Hill Baths.
Meanwhile Roma Street Parkland offers a distinctly different experience, with designer gardens and sprawling lawns that wind around 16 hectares of stunning parklands. Well known by garden and plant enthusiasts for its exceptional horticultural standards, it is also a popular visitor destination, housing free barbeques, playgrounds and a year-round calendar of events.
Enjoy a free one-hour meditation session in the lush surrounds of Roma Street Parkland, with Two Feet Five Senses. Learn to slow down, relax and find your inner zen. Check out more details here.
Now we have all recovered from the festive season, it's time to get back into the social events for the year. With free movies, a Japanese festival and more coming up in Feb, you're sure to be a social butterfly this month. Check out what's on here.
Experience Brisbane's newest live music on the first Sunday of every month, kicking off in March. Grab a tasty treat from the food trucks then sit back and relax as your soul mellows out to the calming sounds of live Jazz music. Check out the full program here!
Create a kite, add your wish and send it flying as part of the celebrations of our exclusive exhibition Mao’s Last Dancer this summer.
Everyone's favourite train, the Parkland Explorer, is back and ready for passengers. Read on for the operating times and information about the train.
Awaken your senses as you discover the power of meditation during a gentle outdoor mindfulness adventure.
Celebrate the Japanese culture and society at Kisaragi Sai Festival at Roma Street Parkland.
Shannon Marshall Trio brings a fresh mix of jazz, latin and 60's soul classics.
Get groovin' with a free Zumba class in the Amphitheatre for 50+ years.
Full of night-on-the-town tales told by the men who stand at the door, Bouncers is the most hilarious spit-fire comedy you'll ever see and it's returning to Brisbane.
Legs Out for Lymphoma is a 5km walk through the lush Roma Street Parkland to help raise awareness of Australia’s number one blood cancer, Lymphoma.
Drama Fun includes drama games, creative play and development of basic acting skills for 5-8 year olds, presented by Queensland Shakespeare Company.
Bring your little one along to Boppin' Babies, an early learning music program suitable for babies to children 4 years of age.
This pedestrian bridge connects the CBD with South Bank and the cultural precinct.
With a relaxed atmosphere overlooking Celebration Lawn, Café Melange offers a wide variety of fine food.
This cute and cosy cafe on the city fringe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week.
Experience the fine dining of the International's cafe, socialise with a few friends at the bar or try your luck with the pokies.
Roma Street Parkland volunteers play an important role in maintaining our beautiful gardens to world class standards and welcoming visitors.
Spanish tapas and shared plates plus wines from the Latin world.