Story Bridge light colours

You may have noticed Brisbane's iconic landmark the Story Bridge illuminated with different colours each night. Typically each lighting display on the bridge is to commemorate a special day in history, raise awareness for charities and showcase upcoming events. Some past displays have been in support of Christmas, Cancer Council Queensland’s Daffodil Day, Braveheart’s White Balloon Day and New Year’s Eve.

Story Bridge

For a prime viewing position of the beautiful lights head to one of the Eagle Street Pier restaurants or bars. Or if you would prefer to stake out a casual spot along the river bring along your own chair and picnic rug to Captain Burke Park or the cliffs at Kangaroo Point or Wilson's Outlook in New Farm.

Brisbane City Council coordinates the colours, and you can find out which colour is next and why here.

Other city lighting

Other buildings, bridges, hotels and landmarks light up around the city for different events and causes throughout the year. Find out what's coming up below.

22 - 24 May – Blue for ABC Stargazing World Record Attempt

Kurilpa Bridge (22 May only), Treasury Casino, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Sign (23 May only), Roma Street Parklands and Fountains (23 May only)

21 - 25 May – photography projections in Brisbane City showcasing the winners of the ABC Stargazing competition 

William Jolly Bridge (21 - 25 May), 79 Adelaide St (21 May) and Hilton Brisbane (22 May).

9 June – Gold for Qantas Wallabies vs Ireland

Kurilpa Bridge, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge, Reddacliff Place, King George Square & City Hall,  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains.

11 July – Maroon for State of Origin 

Kurilpa Bridge, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge, Reddacliff Place, King George Square & City Hall, Treasury Casino,  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains, Tropical Dome Mt. Coot-tha, Wheel of Brisbane.

21 - 22 July – Green for Regional Flavours

Kurilpa Bridge, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge, Reddacliff Place, King George Square & City Hall, Treasury Casino,  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains.

10 - 19 August – Green for EKKA

Kurilpa Bridge, King George Square & City Hall (10 - 17 Aug only), Treasury Casino, Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains,  Tropical Dome Mt. Coot-tha **other assets will be lit Green however have been arranged directly with the organisers**

4 - 7 September – Purple for Big Sound

Kurilpa Bridge, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge, Reddacliff Place, King George Square & City Hall (7 Sep only), Treasury Casino,  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains.

8 - 29 September – Pink for Brisbane Festival 

Kurilpa Bridge, King George Square & City Hall, Treasury Casino,  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains, Tropical Dome Mt. Coot-tha, Wheel of Brisbane **other assets will be lit Green however have been arranged directly with the organisers**

29 November – Blue for Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Kurilpa Bridge, King George Square & City Hall, Treasury Casino,  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains.

1 - 25 December – Red for Christmas in the City

Kurilpa Bridge, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge, Reddacliff Place, King George Square & City Hall, Treasury Casino,  Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains, Tropical Dome Mt. Coot-tha, Wheel of Brisbane.

30 December - 6 January 2019 – Blue for Brisbane International

Kurilpa Bridge, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge, Reddacliff Place, King George Square & City Hall, Treasury Casino,  Brisbane Sign, Roma Street Parklands and Fountains, Tropical Dome Mt. Coot-tha, Wheel of Brisbane **Some assets will not be lit blue due to New Years Eve celebrations and will commence on 1 Jan 2019 **

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