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.
With around 150 free events running from now until Christmas in The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland, there’s fun for all ages.
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.
Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA’s classic songs, MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical for audiences of all ages.
26 December - 4 February
An iconic cultural, music, arts environment and performance event featuring more than 2000 performers, 35 venues and 438 acts. Huge fun.
27 Dec - 1 Jan
Gracing the world with her artworks since the 1950s, Yayoi Kusama has emerged in the 21st century as a distinguishable figure of contemporary art.
4 November - 11 February
Click through to find out the best of what's happening this week in Brisbane and its surrounding regions.
Summer is heating up and this December, Brisbane is festival city. Celebrate blockbuster sport, arts and entertainment for everyone to enjoy.
Brisbane 2017 is delivering a mammoth line-up of world-class art exhibitions, sporting matches, live theatre, immersive festivals and more.
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.