Feel the crowd roar at an international rugby showdown; browse through art galleries known for hosting collections from the likes of Warhol to Lynch; or unwind and unbuckle on the banks of the Brisbane River after eating your way through one of Australia’s biggest food festivals. Discover our jam-packed calendar of food and wine, sport, art and cultural events.
Wayne McGregor’s award-winning ballet Woolf Works is inspired by three of Virginia Woolf's landmark novels: Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and The Waves.
29 June - 2 July
Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance The Winter’s Tale for The Royal Ballet.
Theatre in car parks, comedy in laneways, opera in reservoirs, dance in stairwells and quirky workshops will feature in the 2017 Anywhere Theatre Festival.
Suncorp Stadium’s legendary double-header is back again and this year the Broncos are facing off against the Manly Sea Eagles and the Gold Coast Titans will go up against the Melbourne Storm. Usually a sell-out event, get tickets as soon as possible.
The first major Marvel-related exhibition to be staged in Australia and the largest ever presented in an art museum.
27 May - 4 September
Following the Firebirds’ back-to-back premiership win in 2016, more games will be taken to the 10,000 capacity Brisbane Entertainment Centre - allowing more supporters than ever before to experience the thrill.
Season starts 18 February
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Brisbane 2017 is delivering a mammoth line-up of world-class art exhibitions, sporting matches, live theatre, immersive festivals and more.
It is heating up in Brisbane during April & May, with blockbuster months of sport, arts and entertainment for everyone to enjoy.
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.