What's on this month at South Bank
Gather your friends and family for a month of fun and entertaining activities and events at South Bank! Here’s what’s on.
1 October – 1 December | Little Stanley Street Lawns, South Bank Parklands
Take your pick from eight different free fitness classes at the Medibank Feel Good Program. Bookings are not required – just turn up and join in on the fun.
2 – 7 October | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Playing to sold-out houses all over the world, Potted Potter takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes.
3 – 7 October | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)
An event for creative minds, craft lovers and quilters of all ages and all interests.
5 October | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands
Light the Night is an inspiring lantern ceremony and walk, that is an opportunity for the community to raise vital funds for breakthrough research in hopes of a future free of leukaemia.
6 October | Rainforest Green, South Bank Parklands
Relax, escape life’s cares and soothe your soul at The Sound Society with free live music by Dakota Striplin and LS Philosophy. Bring a picnic or grab a bit to eat from onsite food vendor – The Plough Inn.
6 October | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands
Each walker lighting their way with a lantern joins the fight against MS in the 20th annual MS Moonlight Walk. Raising awareness and funds to support people living with MS.
7 October | Little Stanley Street, South Bank
The Young Designers Market features cutting edge designs across a range of exciting fashion, jewellery, home design, prints and much more from up to 80 of Brisbane’s most talented new designers and artists.
22 September - 7 October | South Bank Parklands
Get ready to ride the Xpress Fun Train during the school holidays at South Bank. The trackless train will wind its way from one end of the Parklands to the other, a perfect family adventure!
11 - 22 October | Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), through its Australian Cinémathèque, is excited to present a new chapter in the long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival.
20 October | Queensland Maritime Museum
A talk for maritime lovers on ‘Strange New Ship Design for Amphibious Warfare’ by David Jones.
20 October | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Patrick Pickett and the mighty Queensland Pops Orchestra perform in a very special concert starring ‘Queensland’s Three Tenors’ - Gregory Moore, Nathan Kneen and Adam Lopez.
Until 21 October | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Get ready to shake your groove thing as Australia’s most successful homegrown musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert rocks in to Brisbane.
Every Thursday from 9am-1pm | South Bank Parklands
Spend a morning playing, creating and discovering with your child at Little Days Out, South Bank’s free children’s program. Workshops are designed to suit all interests and skill levels and run every Thursday morning from February – November.
Every Friday from 5-9pm, Saturday from 10am-9pm and Sunday from 9am-4pm | Stanley Street Plaza
Enjoy a relaxing stroll through The Collective Markets, marvelling at the beautiful wares on offer. There’s ornate jewellery, hand-made clothes, stunning artwork and more. If you’re hungry, you can also pick up a cool drink or a yummy treat to nibble on while you shop.
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