In its 33rd year, Woodford Folk Festival will bring more than 2000 local, national and international performers to the stage over six days and nights. With over 35 performance venues within the village, festival-goers will be inundated with concerts, dances, street theatre, circus performances and cabarets.
Queensland tennis fans have the unique chance to experience the action close-up as the biggest names in world tennis play at the Queensland Tennis Centre, turning on eight days of heart-stopping action and entertainment.
Enjoy an evening of free, family-friendly fun as Brisbane’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular returns to South Bank. We've also rounded up all the best venues hosting a New Year's Eve event. Is there any better way to bring in the New Year?
The pop-up bar will showcase four Tanqueray Gins, mixed with a range of premium Fever Tree Tonics and a citrus pairing for a match made in gin heaven. Not to mention the menu has been designed to compliment the Tanqueray gins with key stand out dishes including the fried pumpkin flowers with goats cheese, sun-dried tomato and thyme with a preserved lemon dressing, smoked trout and sweetcorn fritters and the Moreton Bay bug milk bun with gem lettuce and cocktail sauce.
Jersey Boys tells the true-life story and the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons who were one of the most successful bands in pop music history. Don’t miss this musical hit.
If you loved The Gruffalo, don't miss this sequel that returns after sell-out Australian tours. Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. Audiences will witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mindreading, and disappearance.
The first edition of Sandstone Point Hotel’s For Shore Festival is set to create waves on Saturday 12th January. Escape to the foreshore of Sandstone Point Hotel for a day of sun kissed skin and feel-good music from PNAU, The Presets, SAFIA, Motez, Wafia, Dom Dolla, CXLOE & Future Jr.
The 5K Foam Fest is a one of kind obstacle course based fun run. Join in for 22+ obstacles including the world's largest inflatable waterslide, mud pits and 2.5 million cubic feet of foam at Sirromet Winery.
The WSL sanctioned Hydralyte Pro Junior event, which includes 18 and under boys and girls divisions, form part of the 2019 WSL Australasian Junior Qualifying Series (JQS), providing the winning athletes with an opportunity to win a coveted world title at the World Surf League Junior Championships in 2020.
Have a ball in Brisbane. This new national event will bring together more than 190 teams from around the country compete in the National Age Championships for 12&U, 14&U, 16&U and 18&U divisions.
Enter the magical world of Ballet Theatre of Queensland’s production of The Sleeping Beauty. This beautiful ballet is based on the Charles Perrault fairytale, and set to the famous music of Tchaikovsky.
Global music legend Phil Collins is set to make his long-anticipated return to Australia with his ‘Not Dead Yet: Live!’ tour. A generational icon, Phil Collins has sold over 280 million records in a career spanning almost 50 years as a solo artist and a member of Genesis.
For the first time since the epic sold-out November 2015 tour, Florence Welch and her band are back to unleash a captivating live show on Australian audiences.
Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Storeys! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool and a giant spider. The team behind the 13-, 26-, 52- and 78-Storey Treehouses live on stage return with a fantastical trip through this wild, weird and wonderful world for children six years and over.
Don't miss being at the only Domain Day-Night Test this summer at The Gabba. Australia is playing Sri Lanka, so make the most of the Australia Day long weekend and head along to support the Aussies.
Coming to the football isn’t just about the game-changing tackles, unbelievable goals and remarkable saves, it’s about you and the friends and families that come together to watch and Roar As One. Women's kick off at 4:20pm and men kick off t 6:50pm.
The only national championship for Sprintcar Racing in the country is here, and it comes to Queensland just once every six years. A Sprintcar has a greater power to weight ratio than that of a Formula 1 car.
Grammy and ARIA award-winner Keith Urban returns with his first tour in more than two years. This brand-new concert production – a two-hour plus show – features special guest and Julia Michaels.
Recurring events and exhibitions
Prepare for massive hits, classic catches and lots of wickets this summer when another season of the KFC Big Bash League returns with seven home games. Cheer on the Brisbane Heat with non-stop entertainment beyond the pitch – yep, there will be fireworks.
Looks like the Brisbane bullets are back and here to stay with the locals throwing their support behind the team. Head along for a high-energy game before the season ends mid February.
Look good in yellow? Of course you do. Grab a yellow shirt, baseball cap and head to Holloway Field to cheer on the Brisbane Bandits as they take on their southern rivals.
Moonlight Cinema is Australia’s favourite and largest outdoor cinema. Watch advance screenings, summer blockbusters and cult classics under the stars in one of Brisbane's most iconic inner-city green spaces, Roma Street Parkland, all summer long.
Stunning patterns, luxe fabric, unique designs with exquisite detail are all indicative of Australian fashion label Easton Pearson. Brisbane fashion icons Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson have personally selected 200 garments as part of a retrospective for the Museum of Brisbane. Fashionistas don’t miss out on this one.
Cheer on the Brisbane Roar as they go head to head in season 14 of the Hyundai A-League season. Captain Matt McKay and his teammates want you to be the 12th man at Suncorp Stadium and join them to #RoarAsOne!
Zico Albaiquni / When it Shook – The Earth stood Still (After Pirous) 2018 / Image courtesy: The artist and Yavuz Gallery
Having been deprived of GOMA’s contemporary art series for too long, we happily announce that the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) will be available for viewing during spring and summer. Since 1993, the APT series has drawn more than three million visitors and boasts one of the world’s most significant collections of contemporary Asian and pacific art – so don’t miss it.
Fridays just got funny at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you’ve been a fan of our comedy on Sundays, we encourage you to knock off early for a chance to start your weekend with a good laugh and a cold beer. A variety of local and Australian comedians will be bringing you the best one-liners, hilarious stories and side-splitting observations on these Friday evenings.
City Sounds is Australia's largest free live music program, presenting local and touring bands and artists throughout Brisbane.