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 decadent food, extravagant fashion, world-class entertainment and lavish decor, this year's Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival will let everyone indulge their wildest desires.
14 May - 11 June
This exhibition will be the first held in Australia of influential American artist Cindy Sherman's large-scale photographs made since 2000.
Opens 28 May
Footy season is back again, and the only place to get your AFL fix in Brisbane is the heart of it, at The Gabba.
Next match: Round 10 - Saturday 28 May
Queensland’s favourite late-night party is back for another year with heart-warming storytelling, fabulous songs, and exciting antics.
This retrospective of the work of the late Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori celebrates the life of the senior Kaiadilt artist from Bentinck Island.
21 May - 28 August
Strictly Gershwin is a spectacular tribute to George Gershwin and the big band era of the Thirties. It evokes the silver screen magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and the glamour of a golden age.
27 May - 4 June
20 May - 26 June
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May is a blockbuster month of entertaining events involving fantastic festivals, fine food, masterful 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.