One thing is certain – Brisbane is a hotbed of cultural and creative offerings, festivals and events. Exclusive blockbuster exhibitions and inspiring theatre productions sit alongside independent and emerging local performances, outdoor cinema, street art and intimate gallery and performance spaces. Lovers of comedy, musicals, live theatre and dance head to the Brisbane Powerhouse and QPAC. The Queensland Museum and QAGOMA offer free entry to permanent exhibitions. Fortitude Valley and West End are go-to destinations for local live music gigs and DJs, while international acts visit the Brisbane Entertainment Centre or Suncorp Stadium. 

Highlights

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is the premier performing arts venue in Queensland, presenting the best in local, national and international live performance throughout the year.

Located in King George Square, Brisbane City Hall is 'the People's Place' of The City. For the past 80 years the Hall has been the backdrop to many of Brisbane's cultural, social and civic events.

From its people to its natural environment, Queensland Museum explores the cultural, geological and biological history of the state and holds in trust a collection of natural and cultural specimens and objects that tell our unique story.