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.

Buddha Birth Day Festival

Buddha Birth Day Festival

3 - 5 May | South Bank Parklands

Showcasing the diversity of Australia’s multicultural society, enjoy a range of displays, performances, cultural customs and activities, and vegetarian food.

Of Wartime and Remembrance 

3 May | Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University

Under the baton of Peter Morris, the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra presents a program inspired by the musical outcomes that have arisen out of global historical conflicts.

The Dinner Party

10 - 18 May | Cremorne Theatre, QPAC  

An elegant dinner party hosted by an influential young man for his manipulative guests is thrown into turmoil when power meets greed, ambition and jealousy.

Fish Lane Festival

Fish Lane Festival

11 May | Fish Lane

A celebration of South Brisbane’s most iconic laneway - Fish Lane Festival invites you to drink, dance, and dine the day away.

Titanic: The Movie, The Play

11 – 26 May | Queensland Maritime Museum

Strap on your life jacket and get ready to board this shameless comedic homage to the most epic romance of the 90s.

Women in Super Mother's Day Classic Brisbane

12 May | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands

The Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic is Australia’s largest community fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) raising funds for breast cancer research.

Yiruma Live In Australia 2019 I F R A M E I Brisbane

12 May | Concert Theatre, QPAC  

Korean pianist Yiruma is coming to Australia in 2019 with his new album and classic original pieces.

Brisbane Truck Show

Brisbane Truck Show

16 – 19 May | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Over 300 huge exhibits showcasing the latest gear and innovation from limited-edition models to highly-anticipated unveilings and from showpieces of futuristic technology to iconic classic vehicles brought from overseas.

The Proclaimers

17 May | Concert Theatre, QPAC  

A highly-individual blend of punk, folk, pop, poetry, country, soul, socialism and new wave, The Proclaimers walk precisely the right line between romance and reality.

The Masters Series

The Masters Series

17 - 25 May | Playhouse, QPAC  

A breathtaking triple bill featuring masterpieces from ballet’s best performed by Queensland Ballet.

Val Machin Opera Scenes 

17 - 18 May | Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University

Three striking pieces that put women centre stage weave together to make up the 2019 Val Machin Opera Scenes.

Million Paws Walk

Million Paws Walk

19 May | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands

People and their pooches walk together to show their support for the animals of Australia, raising vital funds to fight animal cruelty.

Great Brisbane Bike Ride

19 May | courses routed over various locations

Experience an uninterrupted ride across Brisbane from the Gateway Bridge to the Moggill Ferry and take on the optional Coot-tha Challenge.

Madman Anime Festival Brisbane 2019

25 - 26 May | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

The ultimate anime festival returns to Brisbane with exhibitions, panels, cosplay and special events.

Darkness to Daylight Challenge

29 – 30 May | South Bank Parklands

Darkness to Daylight is a 110 kilometre night run with each kilometre symbolising a life lost to DFV every year.

Kids Collective South Bank Bubbles

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.

The Book of Mormon

Until 30 May | Lyric Theatre, QPAC  

Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the Broadway musical from South Park creators -Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, Book of Mormon heads to Brisbane.

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