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

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.

River Quay Regional Flavours

Regional Flavours

20 - 21 July | South Bank Parklands

Experience the Sunshine State on a plate at Regional Flavours presented by The Courier-Mail, Queensland’s premier free food and wine festival. Regional Flavours features free entertainment from celebrity chefs and cooks, live music, street food stalls, kids activities and a thriving producer market featuring more than 80 stalls, delicious food, beer and wine, and more. 

Xpress Fun Train

29 June – 14 July | South Bank Parklands

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!

Le Festival Photo Credit Ange Costes Photography

Le Festival

5 - 7 July | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands

Australia's biggest French event returns to South Bank Parklands. Enjoy the finest selection of culinary delights, exceptional masterclasses, divine wines and champagnes as well as French entertainment, from classical music to DJ’s and everything French in between. There’s something for everyone, including kids, with activities and workshops at Le Mini-Festival. Image by: Ange Costes Photography

Sing Sing Sing

5 July | Munich Brauhaus, South Bank

Kick back with a beverage and sing along to well-known tunes led by popular Opera Queensland artists at South Bank’s Munich Brauhaus.

Twilight in the Red Box

7, 14 & 21 July | State Library of Queensland

Sit back and watch the sun set over the Brisbane river and cityscape while listening to the music of classical greats in this intimate concert series.

School of Rock

School of Rock

12 July – 17 August | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There, he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.

Australian Tattoo Expo

12 – 14 July | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

The Australian Tattoo Expo is returning to Brisbane this July for an unmissable weekend of tattoos, art and entertainment.

The Fitness Show

13 – 14 July | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

The Fitness Show Brisbane brings together some of the biggest fitness, health and wellness celebrities and brands in Australia, to promote the latest in fitness education, technology, health foods, sports nutrition, group fitness and fitness apparel.

The Night Parrot

19 July | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

In a world premiere, the enchanting story of one of the world’s most elusive birds will come to life through an intimate night of chamber music.

Brisbane’s Annual Wedding Expo 2019

21 July | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Featuring over 100 vendors including florists, bridal gowns, photography, invitations, wedding cars, hens parties, makeup, men’s suits, videography, reception venues, honeymoon, candy buffets, cakes, bridal jewellery, wedding planners, marriage celebrants and stylists and more.

Bao Night Noodle Markets

Brisbane Night Noodle Markets

24 July – 4 August | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands

The Night Noodle Markets returns to South Bank offering Brisbane the most exciting Asian Hawker food festival of the year.

Margaret Olley: A Generous Life 

Until 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.

QPAC International Series Bolshoi Ballet

Until 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.

Quilty - self-portrait after Afghanistan 2012


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.

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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