Pop culture comes alive at Oz Comic Con each year, held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Late September every year Brisbane ignites with a fierce firepower greater than anything else. It’s Riverfire night. Brisbane’s night of nights. Find a prime location, book a riverside restaurant, claim a spot at South Bank and get set to watch the sky light up.
Don your dirndl and lederhosen and get to the Brisbane Showgrounds to take part in Oktoberfest. Indulge in tradition and try bratwurst, pork knuckles (Schweinshaxe), and Black Forest cake (Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte) with a side of German-brewed beer.
Throwing open the doors of Brisbane’s most interesting spaces in October, visitors will be invited to go behind the scenes in design studios, places of worship, heritage spaces, medical labs and emergency facilities.
Rising international star Duncan Rock makes his Australian debut in Don Giovanni. One of Mozart’s best works for a reason, witness the compelling tale of an iconic antihero’s final days of pleasure as he roars towards his ultimate destruction, wreaking havoc in the lives of everyone he encounters.
Over four days, golf fans can enjoy the understated brilliance of this PGA Tour of Australasia-sanctioned event. Will a pro take out the trophy or could an amateur steal it from under them?
Swifties get ready your queen is visiting Brisbane. Make sure you grab your tickets because if you miss out, you won’t be able to just ‘shake it off’.
The QPAC International Series features an annual, exclusive presentation of some of the world’s finest performing arts companies and is focused in the fields of dance and classical music. This year the celebrated Italian Teatro all Scala Ballet Company will perform for the first time in Australia, and only in Brisbane, for the QPAC International Series.
Come along and celebrate the worlds of television, film, fantasy, comic books, sci-fi, anime, cartoons, books, gaming, toys and collectables at Supanova. Be sure to keep an eye out for special guest announcements.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith is bringing his acclaimed sophomore album to town this November.
Watch Australia take on India in the first of three matches for the Gillette T20 International at the Gabba Stadium. Have a wicket time with family and friends enjoying fireworks, music and great cricket.
Stunning patterns, luxe fabric, unique designs with exquisite detail are all indicative of Australian fashion label Easton Pearson. Brisbane fashion icons Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson have personally selected 200 garments as part of a retrospective for the Museum of Brisbane. Fashionistas don’t miss out on this one.
Having been deprived of GOMA’s contemporary art series for too long, we happily announce that the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) will be available for viewing during spring and summer. Since 1993, the APT series has drawn more than three million visitors and boasts one of the world’s most significant collections of contemporary Asian and pacific art – so don’t miss it.
Celebrate the cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the vast Asia Pacific region at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The awards will recognise and celebrate the best films of the region and the people who contributed to making them.
Wonderland Festival | November - December
Showcasing burlesque, circus, cabaret, music, comedy, poetry, theatre and variety shows from both international and Australian artists, Wonderland is set to take over Brisbane Powerhouse once again.
With five GRAMMY Awards under her belt, beloved Canadian queen of country pop, Shania Twain will be gracing the Brisbane Entertainment Centre with her talent. This tour is in celebration of her third consecutive #1 Album.
Christmas in the City | 25 November – 25 December
Australia’s most extensive free Christmas program takes over Brisbane’s centre each December. Join the city for free festive fun at the annual parade, light projection shows, markets, fireworks and cinema series.
Christmas isn’t officially here until you see Queensland Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker. With the magnificent music of Tchaikovsky and lavish sets and costumes, Ben Stevenson’s production of The Nutcracker is a must-see Christmas treat.
In its 33rd year, Woodford Folk Festival will bring more than 2000 local, national and international performers to the stage over six days and nights. With over 35 performance venues within the village, festival-goers will be inundated with concerts, dances, street theatre, circus performances and cabarets.
New Year's Eve Fireworks Spectacular | 31 December
Enjoy an evening of free, family-friendly fun as Brisbane’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular returns to South Bank. Is there any better way to bring in the New Year?