Brisbane Youth Week

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Celebrate being young by getting involved in Brisbane Youth Week from 31 March - 9 April 2017.

Brisbane Youth Week is an annual celebration of young people from 12-25 years of age. It provides opportunities for young people to share ideas, have their voices heard on issues of concern to them, attend live events and celebrate their contribution to the community.

Get involved

Council works in partnership with other levels of government, community groups and young people to deliver a program of inclusive events and activities across Brisbane.

If you would like to be involved in Brisbane Youth Week through planning, organising or taking part in events and activities, email Council’s Youth Development Team or phone 07 3407 8102.

Events

The official launch of Brisbane Youth Week 2017 will be combined with The QUBE Effect Live Performances on Saturday 1 April at King George Square. This will feature live music, food stalls and activities including a circus skills workshop, open air photo booth, art displays, badge making, information stalls and a chill out zone with bean bags and zine workshops. After 4pm, check out the continuation of The QUBE Effect Live performances in Queen Street Mall. 

There are more than 100 activities, events and workshops happening all over Brisbane.

To find out what’s happening in your area, check out the calendar.

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Saturday, 1st April | 9:30am - 12:00pmOrleigh Park, 68 Hill End Terrace, West End

Kite Making and Flying @ Youth Week

Kite flying is energetic, relaxing and rewarding activity. Come along to this session and you will get to make your very own kite to take home. You’ll be amazed at how simple they are to design and put together! Once you’ve finished making the kite you can get active and healthy running around the park flying your very own unique creation. This is an Active & Healthy and Brisbane Youth Week event suitable for ages 10-25. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week

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Saturday, 1st April | 10:00am - 11:30amHibiscus Skate Park, Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

Revolutions: learn to skate clinic @ Youth Week

These sessions are designed to make learning the basics of skateboarding fun, safe and easy for everyone. This is an Active & Healthy and Brisbane Youth Week event event suitable for ages 10-17. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week.

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Saturday, 1st April | 11:00am - 4:00pmKing George Square, 100 Adelaide Street, Brisbane

Brisbane Youth Week Launch featuring The QUBE Effect

King George Square will host the finalists from The QUBE Effect alongside a range of activities including an open air photo booth, art displays and much more to celebrate the launch of Brisbane Youth Week 2017. Join in on the celebrations after 4pm as The QUBE Effect Finalists continue performing in Queen Street Mall until 9pm. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week

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Saturday, 1st April | 1:30pm - 3:30pmGrinstead Park, Shand Street, Alderley

The Amazing Art Race @ Youth Week

Come along and work against the clock to explore a range of different creative activities with Bazil Grumble. Usually art is done on your own but not in this workshop! Here you will work both individually and as a team to get active and healthy and engage in a range of art forms arts! If you love interactive arts experiences then this is the workshop for you. This is an Active & Healthy and Brisbane Youth Week event suitable for ages 10-17. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week.

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Saturday, 1st April | 4:00pm - 9:00pmQueen Street Mall, Queen Street, Brisbane

The QUBE Effect

See Brisbane’s best new music acts on stage in King George Square (11am-4pm) and Queen Street Mall (4-9pm) for non-stop entertainment. The best of Brisbane’s young and emerging musical talent will entertain and delight audiences from a broad range of genres. Check out other events happening as part of Brisbane Youth Week 2017.  Find out more about The QUBE Effect.

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Sunday, 2nd April | 9:00am - 10:00amBayside Park, 450 Esplanade, Manly

Interval training @ Youth Week

Interval training is an effective form of exercise for all fitness levels to get active and fit. This is an Active & Healthy and Brisbane Youth Week event suitable for ages 10-25. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week.

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Sunday, 2nd April | 10:00am - 11:00amBill Brown Sports Reserve, 411 Roghan Road, Fitzgibbon

Circus Skills @ Youth Week

Come along and try a range of activities including plate spinning, poi twirling, flower sticks, hoops, stilts, sack races and much, much more. This is an Active & Healthy and Brisbane Youth Week event suitable for ages 10-17. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week.

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Sunday, 2nd April | 10:00am - 11:00amD.J. Sherrington Park, 601 Blunder Road, Inala

Revolutions: learn to skate clinic @ Youth Week

These sessions are designed to make learning the basics of skateboarding fun, safe and easy for everyone. This is an Active & Healthy and Brisbane Youth Week event event suitable for ages 10-17. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week

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Sunday, 2nd April | 10:00am - 12:00pmRoma Street Parkland, 1 Parkland Boulevard, Brisbane City

Sensory Overload: eco-photography workshop @ Youth Week

Connect with the natural world through all your senses and your camera lens. An awesome, creative, eco-arts activity. This is an Active & Healthy and Brisbane Youth Week event suitable for ages 10-25. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April. For more information, visit Brisbane Youth Week

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Sunday, 2nd April | 11:00am - 12:30pmBrisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane

YouTube Creator Originals panel

Join Queensland Creator Original award winners of the YouTube channels Elly Awesome, HojuSara, SasEffects and Alysse Paris as they tell of their journey to creating a successful YouTube channel. Hear about the tips, tricks and traps they have encountered along the way. Ideal for those aged 15 years and older. Presented by Brisbane Libraries as part of National Youth Week

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14 March 2017