Things to do

Whether you’re in the mood for a relaxed picnic by the lake with friends, spotting the wildlife in the world-class gardens or tantalising your taste buds at some of Brisbane’s best cafes, Roma Street Parkland and Spring Hill have it all. With a range of options for the solo adventurer, romantic couple or family outing, you won’t be disappointed with the range of things to see and do – year round! The parkland is open 365 days a year – so rain, hail or shine, we will be here.


Whether you’re in search of adventure, a fun day out, or even just a spot to enjoy your meal, Roma Street Parkland is the place to be. The Parkland is open year-round, all day and night (except the Spectacle Garden and Rainforest walk which is open from dawn until dusk, daily) and offers a huge range of free facilities (including barbecues) for tourists and locals alike. Check out the must-do things while you're here. 

The Sound Society

Brisbane’s newest, free live music program will mellow your soul and leave you relaxed. The Sound Society embraces the true meaning of "easy like a Sunday morning". Unwind to great tunes, good company and tasty treats – all in the lush natural surroundings of the Parkland. Check out the full program which is not to be missed. 

Sprouts in the Park

Sprouts in the Park is Roma Street Parkland’s free kids' program, and is run every school holidays. It offers youngsters the chance to unleash their creativity, develop skills in sports, drama, gardening and more, plus meet some new friends. These fun and engaging activities change regularly and are suitable for a variety of ages (from babies up to the age of 13), depending on the class. Check out the program for the April school holidays.