What's on this month at South Bank

Get the gang together for a month of fun and entertaining activities and events at South Bank! Here’s what’s on.

LUMINOUS Lantern Parade

7 June | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands

A spectacular parade with a stunning display hand-made lanterns, celebrating the rich cultural diversity of Brisbane and Queensland as a gesture of support and welcome to the newest Queenslanders. 

Duck An Out of the Box Production

Duck – An Out of the Box Production

4 – 8 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Duck is a simple yet heartfelt story of friendship and love showing us that we need others as much as they need us.

Scrapbook and Papercraft Expo

6 – 9 June | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

The expo combines a series of classes taught by papercraft experts, displays from renowned artists, competitions and a dedicated retail hall with all the latest products for sale.

Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow Tour

7 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Following the release of her fifth full-length album, Remind Me Tomorrow, acclaimed US singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten performs in Brisbane with her five-piece band.

QAGOMA Winter Design Market

8 June | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

More than 50 independent craft and design artists appear selling a fabulous selection of handmade ceramics, jewellery, homewares, textiles and clothing from Brisbane's best makers.

World Travel Expo - Showcasing The Americas 

9 June | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

The World Travel Expo is your ticket to irresistible end of financial year deals to North, South and Central America, with your favourite travel companies all under one roof.

Margaret Olley Cane Farmers House

Margaret Olley: A Generous Life 

13 June – 13 October| Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

‘A Generous Life’ examines the legacy and influence of the much-loved Australian artist, Margaret Olley (1923–2011) who spent a formative part of her career in Brisbane.

Megan Hilty In Concert 

20 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Broadway star Megan Hilty, best known for her starring role as Ivy Lynn in the hit NBC television series Smash, and the Broadway musicals Wicked and 9 to 5: The Musical, performs a brand new show with a 40-piece orchestra.

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman – All Rise Tour 

21 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Award-winning US comedian, actor and writer Nick Offerman is returning down under this June for the first time since 2016 with his brand new live show, 'All Rise'.

EPIC – Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier 

21 – 22 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

This concert launches Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier’s tenth album, The Words Of Men and pairs it with 1993’s ARIA Award Winning and Gold selling record, Bitch Epic.

Bolshoi Ballet

QPAC International Series Bolshoi Ballet

26 June – 7 July | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Exclusive to Queensland, Australian audiences will enjoy grandiose epic Spartacus and the sumptuously beautiful Jewels performed by the Bolshoi Ballet, widely considered as the premier ballet company in the world.

Musica Viva Presents: Doric String Quartet 

26 June | Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Theatre

The Doric String Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the globe.

Brisbane Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo

28 - 30 June | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

This expo features a wide range of exhibitors and there is the opportunity to gain up-to-date, expert advice on the early years of parenting. 


29 June – 13 October | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

‘Quilty’ is the first major survey exhibition in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty.

Kids Collective South Bank Play

Kids Collective South Bank Parklands

Every Thursday until November | South Bank Parklands

Kids Collective is a free program held every Thursday from 9am-1pm in South Bank Parklands, suitable for kids aged up to five.

NASA – A Human Adventure

Until 9 October | Queensland Museum

Come face to face with NASA’s remarkable achievements in human space flights and space exploration – the greatest adventure that humans have ever undertaken.

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