Fun for Free

Friends enjoy free fun at South Bank

They say that the best things in life are free and the same could be said for some of Brisbane’s best free activities. From the free exhibitions and cinema screenings scattered through QAGOMA, QPAC and the Museum in South Bank’s Cultural Centre, to the stacks of Council-run recreational sports and wellbeing events held in the city, Brisbane has something for everyone. Catch jazz music in parks and up-and-coming artists Queen Street Mall with City Sounds, there are plenty of multicultural festivals and weekend markets.

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From laneway festivals to exhibitions, many activities on Brisbane's arts and cultural calendar are free for all to enjoy.

From hiking and biking to Streets Beach and Somerset Lake Dam, Brisbane offers a host of fun recreational activities that are easy on the pocket.

In a city as beautiful as Brisbane, you'd be crazy not to pack up the family and make the most of every weekend - try these things for free.