Must do winter events at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


Must do winter events at South Bank

As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, don’t succumb to the gravitational pull of the couch! Instead, pull on your coats and scarves and get ready for a fun range of hibernation busting winter events at South Bank! 

The Sound Society South Bank Parklands

The Sound Society

1 June  

Mark the first day of winter with a chilled afternoon of good tunes, food and drinks at South Bank’s Rainforest Green. Soak up the free live performances by local artists, and treat yourself to some excellent hospitality delivered by The Plough Inn and Paper Fish. Kids under 18 are welcome but must be accompanied by a guardian. 

LUMINOUS Lantern Parade

7 June 

On sunset, see the night sky illuminated by the glow of more than 400 colourful lanterns, many made by schools and community groups from across Brisbane. The parade of lanterns will make its way from South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Celebrating the richness of Queensland’s multicultural community, the Parade will culminate in a free concert of world music and dance. 

Snow4Kids Toboggan Girl


29 June – 14 July

Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland in the heart of South Bank. Get ready for snow tobogganing, snowball throwing, snowman making and more when hundreds of tons of fresh, real snow floods the South Bank Piazza. Pull out your warm winter coats and hats from the back of the closet and prepare for a blast of winter fun! 

Le Festival 2019

5 – 7 July  

Dreaming of a weekend in Paris? Well from 5 – 7 July, Le Festival presented by Le Cordon Bleu will deliver the flavours, sights and sounds of France at South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt, all minus the jetlag! Warm up with a bowl of French onion soup as you sip on French champagne and stroll the produce markets—bon appétit! Grab your favourite Francophone and Francophile friends and your best beret and head to South Bank for Le Festival. Photo credit - Ange Costes Photography

Regional Flavours Picnic Patch 2018

Regional Flavours

20 – 21 July 

Welcome to foodie heaven, Queensland-style. Regional Flavours is a premier food and wine festival showcasing the best of Queensland producers and produce. Rub shoulders with your favourite celebrity chefs, graze through the vibrant produce market featuring more than 80 stalls, kick off your shoes, and find a spot on the grass to soak up the sun, the quality food and wine, and the excellent live entertainment.

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