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.
The Brisbane Street Arts Festival is back for its second year in February 2017 with an absolute stellar line-up of local, interstate and international artists.
An incisive new comedy skewering race and gender in contemporary Australia from Brisbane-based, award-winning writer Michelle Law.
11 February - 4 March
Supercell's exhilarating program of local and international artists, performances, workshops and conversations invites everyone - from the dance lover to the professional artist - to participate in this celebration of dance.
The award-winning American Idiot: The Musical tells the story of three boyhood friends searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world. It features the music of Green Day with an all-Austalian cast.
23 February - 5 March
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
This award-winning exhibition recreates the largest scientific experiment ever constructed, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.
9 December 2016 - 25 April 2017
The beloved My Fair Lady arrives under the direction of the original Eliza Doolittle herself, Julie Andrews and featuring Downton Abbey's Charles Edwards.
14 March - 13 April
The World Science Festival Brisbane will once again bring some of the world’s greatest thought-leaders to the city, showcase local scientists and performers from around the Asia Pacific region and host the brightest and the best in the field.
22 - 26 March
Click through to find out the best of what's happening this week in Brisbane and its surrounding regions.
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 February, with a blockbuster month 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.