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.
12 May - 1 July | Departs River Lookout Cruise Terminal, Pontoon A, South Bank
Soak up the sun, whilst enjoying scenic river city views, food and entertainment. Brisbane is about to get its own slice of luxe cruising when Seadeck arrives in the river city.
25 & 26 May | Goodwill Bridge
An exciting charity fund-raising event with participants swinging off the Goodwill Bridge supporting Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.
25 May – 3 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
A fiery and dramatic double bill choreographed by two of ballet’s best.
26 – 28 May | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)
Experience Australia's most delectable range of gluten-free food delights, brought together under the one roof.
8 June | South Bank Parklands
An event welcoming new Queenslanders featuring colourful lanterns, cultural performances and activities, and a range of food stalls with delicacies from around the world.
2 – 3 June | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)
A celebration of anime and Japanese culture hosted by Madman Entertainment and AnimeLab.
2 June – 7 October | Queensland Art Gallery
An exhibition featuring artist Tony Albert’s epic appropriations and re-appropriations of kitsch "Aboriginalia", text-based installations and the award-winning photographic series "Brothers".
12 - 24 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
The internationally best-selling novel - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is brought to life on stage in the National Theatre of Great Britain's acclaimed production.
14 - 22 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Expressions Dance Company and Hong Kong’s City Contemporary Dance Company unite to present the Australian premiere of 4Seasons.
16 - 17 June | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)
Action-packed, high-energy, interactive musical adventure Paw Patrol Live: The Great Pirate Adventure bounds into Brisbane.
16 June | South Bank Parklands
Bring along your family and friends for an oarsome day of live performances on stage, fun workshops and free family-friendly entertainment.
Until 3 June | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast bring the magic of Disney’s Aladdin to life on stage.
Until 5 August |Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
Exclusive to the Gallery of Modern Art view Patricia Piccinini’s imaginative hybrid creatures. Piccinini uses sculpture, installation, video and sound to realise a fantastic and compassionate vision inspired by science, Surrealism and mythology.
Until 30 May |Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
Presented in conjunction with Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection at GOMA, see films selected by Piccinini as well as those chosen in response to her longstanding interests in science, storytelling and empathy.
Until 26 August | Queensland Museum
Step back 3,000 years and marvel at over 200 priceless objects from British Museum. Meet six mummies and unlock the secrets behind their wrappings using the latest CT scanning technology.
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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