What's on this week | 20-26 March

We've compiled a snapshot of the must-see things happening during the week. This week, Brisbane is all about music, sport, sweet market treats and hatching turtles.

Monday 20 | Paris Combo @ QPAC

Witness the international sounds of Paris Combo. Their eclectic style is a blend of French pop, American jazz and swing and Middle Eastern rhythms that will keep you guessing and wanting more. 

Tuesday 21 | Social Paint Night @ the Stock Exchange

Put some art into your next night out. During this two-hour beginners’ painting class, create your own interpretation of the night’s chosen artwork. Bring or friend or make new ones while you eat, drink and paint. 

Wednesday 22 - Sunday 26 | World Science Festival Brisbane

World Science Festival

The World Science Festival Brisbane will once again bring some of the world’s greatest thought leaders to Queensland. The biggest stars of science will present the beauty, complexity and importance of science through diverse and multidisciplinary programming. 

Friday 24 | Brisbane Broncos play Raiders at Suncorp Stadium

Brisbane Broncos

Join 35,000-plus passionate footy fans cheering the Bronco’s on against the Canberra Raiders. Witness the thrilling tries, miracle sideline conversions and boo the opposition’s penalties. 

Friday 24 | John Paul Young & The Allstar Band @ The Tivoli 

John Paul Young and The Allstar Band 'The Vanda & Young Songbook' are celebrating this incredible song-writing duos creations. You’ll hear the songs that gave Australia its unique soundtrack during the 60s, 70s and 80's, and still to this day.

Friday 24 – Sunday 26 | CMC Rocks QLD 2017

Chuck on your cowboy boots and hat and head to Ipswich to enjoy Australia’s biggest international country and roots festival. The Dixie Chicks will be returning to Australia for the first time in 10 years to join performers Little Big Town, Kip Moore, Lee Kernaghan, Craig Campbell, Adam Harvey, The McClymonts and more. 

Saturday 25 | Brisbane Roar V Melbourne Victory @ Suncorp Stadium 

Brisbane Roar

Cheer on the Brisbane Roar at this week’s game against the Melbourne Victory. Witness John Aloisi coach the lads in orange to fight for the top spot in the Hyundai A-League. 

Sunday 26 | Darlington Community Market and Country Family Fun Day 

Quickly becoming the food and art mecca of south-east Queensland, these markets promise quality in home-grown, homemade, local and organic food and produce. Kids can enjoy face painting, a bouncy castle, Easter egg hunt and a visit by the Easter Bunny himself.

Sunday 26 | Booty Dance and Yoga Festival

Get up and moving on your Sunday evening with the Booty Dance and Yoga Festival at Kangaroo Point. 

All Week | Sugar Spin: Goma turns 10

Don’t miss Sugar Spin at GOMA before it ends mid-April. The fun exhibition reflects our complex connections to the natural world with an explosion of colour, sensation and spinning delights.

All Week | Hadron Collider

Appreciate the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator at this award winning exhibition direct from London. 

All Week | Medibank feel good programs

The Medibank Feel Good Program has classes for all levels ranging from low impact to high energy including yoga, Zumba and ballet fit. It’s all free just check the timetable 

All Week | Brisbane Comedy Festival 

Some of the most hilarious international and national laugh-makers are in town to make sure you enjoy the side-splitting comedy at this year’s festival. These people are funny for a profession so don’t miss one of the 66 comedians.

All Week | Queensland’s Theatre’s Constellations


Lucas Stibbard (Boy Girl Wall) and Jessica Tovey (Wonderland, Home and Away) play a love-struck beekeeper and a quantum physicist. Just like any love store, the odds of them getting together are astronomical, but will it work out?

All Week | My Fair Lady 

Under the direction of Julie Andrews, My Fair Lady brings the beloved story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins to a new generation of theatre audiences at QPAC. You might even catch a glimpse of the Sound of Music star in the wings.  

All Week | Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 

Lovers of cinema should know that the French film festival is in town showcasing award-winning films and documentaries. Ooo la la!

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