What's on at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


What's on at South Bank

Explore what’s on at South Bank in September 2021 – fabulous fireworks, captivating theatre, floating art exhibits, live music and more.

ENESS Airship Orchestra

Brisbane’s Art Boat installation – ENESS Airship Orchestra photo credit: Ben Weinstein

Brisbane Festival – various locations including South Bank

3 – 25 September

Brisbane Festival presents a city-wide curated multi-arts program of events in September, discover what’s on at South Bank or visit the Brisbane Festival website for the full program.

Sunsuper Riverfire

Sunsuper Riverfire, photo credit: Paul Sickling

Sunsuper Riverfire – viewed from South Bank and other riverside locations

15 September

The explosive finale of Brisbane Festival returns with a thrilling firework display over the Brisbane River. For more about the display head to Brisbane Festival’s website.

Entwined: plants and people – State Library of Queensland (SLQ)

Until 14 November

An exhibition exploring our intrinsic relationship with plants through photography, illustrations, immersive projections and historical objects. Entry to the exhibition is free, no booking required. Visit the State Library of Queensland website for more details.


Ishmael, image by Dean Hanson

Ishmael - Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

30 August – 18 September

In a production by Dead Puppet Society, literary piece Moby Dick is reimagined as a contemporary space saga by melding live film making with live action, miniature sets, puppetry and an original score by indie pop musician Bec Sandridge. Tickets on sale on the QPAC website.

Georges de La Tour The Fortune Teller European Masters

Artwork in image: The Fortune Teller by Georges Delatour c1630s

European Masters from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

Until 17 October 2021

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience works by painters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Turner, Degar, Renoir, Cézanne, and Monet, direct from The Met’s collection – one of the finest collections of European painting in the world. Book tickets to the exhibition on the QAGOMA website.

Brickman Wonders Of The World

Brickman® Wonders of the World exhibit

Brickman® Wonders of the World - Queensland Museum

Until 4 October 2021

LEGO® Certified Professional and LEGO Masters Australia judge, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught brings history’s greatest masterpieces to life including the Great Wall of China, Empire State Building, Taj Mahal and more! Purchase tickets to the exhibition on Queensland Museum's website.

** Please note: restrictions are currently in place in South East Queensland, please head to our Health and Safety article for the latest update.