From the Brisbane International tennis tournament to the Brisbane Festival and beyond, the city has a packed showcase of events. There is something for everyone – live sport, art and culture, music and festivals aplenty. These events are not confined to the city heart, as the precincts and regions play their part in staging entertainment throughout the year.
Among the city’s blue-ribbon events are Sandgate and Shorncliffe’s Blue Water Festival, during which 100 yachts are launched in the Brisbane to Gladstone race. Other highlights are Chinese New Year, Brisbane Racing Carnival, Paniyiri Greek Festival, the showpiece Ekka, Brisbane International Film Festival, and the Brisbane Festival – a three-week arts and cultural extravaganza culminating in the spectacular Riverfire. Download the major event calendar for a snapshot of what's on offer.
Be immersed in the classical masterpiece that is Swan Lake, presented by the awe-inspiring Imperial Russian Ballet.
Are you wondering where to take Dad for Father’s Day? Look no further with the “Boaters & Beers” Father’s day celebrations at Newstead House.
Get to the Gabba for the 2015 Toyota AFL Premiership Season! See the Lions take on some of the biggest teams in the league including Collingwood for opening round!
Arcadia is paved with secrets and spectacles, and the stars of Brisbane Airport 3D Chalk Walk are set to blow your mind in this special three-week event.
Thousands of spectators are expected to turn out to see 100 of the country’s most iconic cars race up Mt Coot-tha and enjoy an electric line-up of live music from Ash Grunwald and others at the Cootha Classic – Brisbane’s Festival of Motorsport.
Megan Washington – one of Brisbane’s great musical exports – is a two-time ARIA Award winner and multi-platinum album selling artist, and one of the mind-blowing performers opening this year’s Brisbane Festival.
Brisbane Festival: One of the world’s most sought after opera singers, Renée Fleming, will take to the Concert Hall stage for a special one-off recital.
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September in Brisbane is full of fantastic events involving football, fine food, music, fun for kids and sensational stage productions.
With a cultural heart beating strongly, and countless buzzing live music venues, modern bars and clubs, Brisbane’s arts and entertainment scene is in fine shape.
A combination of famous international acts and pulsing live music venues across the city ensure Brisbane locals and visitors alike are entertained all-year round.
Brisbane is home to a number of comedy venues, and hosts regular big-name comedy road show performances from theatre restaurant-style settings to stand-up comedy show platforms and internationally acclaimed comedy artists.
Brisbane is truly a city of festivals, and wherever your interests lie there is bound to be one to catch your fancy.
They say that the best things in life are free and the same could be said for these world-class Brisbane events.
Blessed with great weather throughout the year, Brisbane’s sporting scene is to be envied. From grassroots competitions to national and international events, the city is a sport’s lover’s dream.
Come the weekend Brisbane is bursting at the seams with weekend markets peddling fresh produce, handmade goods and vintage knick-knacks.
Brisbane prides itself on being family-friendly, providing a packed program throughout the year to keep the kids entertained.
Brisbane’s dining scene is in overdrive, with an innovative array of fine dining, contemporary restaurants, an exotic range of international cuisine and laid-back cafes, pubs and bars.
Love fashion? Check out the hottest trends and newest designers at catwalk shows, sales and other events throughout the year.
From outdoor yoga in our parks to beauty events in Queen Street Mall, there’s plenty to do to improve your wellbeing.
Whether it is food, craft, travel or industry related, fine art or science, Brisbane has a stacked expo and exhibition calendar year round.