What's on this month at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


What's on this month at South Bank

There’s another month of fun and entertaining activities and events happening at South Bank! Here’s what’s on…

Medibank Feel Good Program South Bank

Medibank Feel Good Program

27 January – 28 March | various locations, South Bank Parklands

Take your pick from twelve different free fitness classes at the Medibank Feel Good Program. Bookings are not required – just turn up and join in on the fun.

Louis Theroux Without Limits

15 January | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

In a two hour live show, multi award-winning BBC filmmaker Louis Theroux discusses subjects from his catalogue of extraordinary work.

Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon 

3 – 26 January | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Back by popular demand, the outrageous musical comedy returns to Brisbane in 2020, following the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get.

RSPCA Queensland Pop Up Adoption

18 January 2020 | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Animals travel from all over Queensland to meet people and be adopted. As part of the event there will be RSPCA Foster Care, Education and Veterinarian teams in attendance, as well as the RSPCA World for Pets pop up store.

Lifeline Bookfest Brisbane

18 - 27 January | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Lifeline Brisbane Bookfest returns to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre with over a million books on sale over 10 days, raising vital funds for Lifeline. You’ll also find magazines, comics, records, stationery, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, vinyl, board games, sheet music and more.

Swan Lake Act II and Graduation Ball

22 – 25 January | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Two magical worlds collide in this exciting double bill presented for the first time in over 40 years by the premier youth ballet company, Ballet Theatre Queensland.

Sunday Social at River Quay

Australia Day at South Bank

26 January | South Bank Parklands

On January 26, relax and celebrate the laid back lifestyle of our vast and diverse country with live music at River Quay Green and a fireworks display visible from South Bank Parklands.

David Suchet - Poirot and More: A Retrospective

31 January – 1 February | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

A retrospective look at David Suchet’s career - the man, the actor and his many roles in an unmistakably unique event.


Until 26 April 2020| Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

Summer blockbuster exhibition - Water features major immersive installations and smaller-scale treasures, exploring water in all its states and across the globe, sustaining and connecting life. 

Xpress Fun Train

The Xpress Fun Train at South Bank

2 - 27 January 2020 | South Bank Parklands

The perfect family adventure, the Xpress Fun Train winds its way from one end of the Parklands to the other in the summer school holidays.

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