Things to do in Brisbane | Brisbane City Council

Looking for more to see and do in Brisbane? We've got you covered! Use this page to see what Brisbane has on offer and to help plan your adventures around our city and suburbs.

From Council swimming pools and aqua parks to fitness and well-being activities in your local parks, there's so much on offer for everyone. 

Brisbane City Council is growing your lifestyle, so you can do more of what you love, including spending more time enjoying Brisbane’s beautiful climate and connecting with the people and places that make our city great.

Kick start the new year

Start heading towards your fitness and well-being goals by getting your body moving this month.


Beat the heat and cool off in one of Council's 22 swimming pools. Be sure to check your local pools opening hours.


Start the new year fresh by moving your body with free and low-cost active and healthy activities across Brisbane.


More than 150 Council parks have exercise equipment, providing you an opportunity to exercise and get fit outdoors for free.


Want to practice your swing? Head to one of our two public golf courses and enjoy a nice day in the sun.

Keep the kids entertained

Check out some of the fun on offer for the kids this school holidays.


Looking for ideas to keep the kids busy these school holidays? We've got you sorted with plenty of events and activities.


Make a splash with the kids this summer holidays at one of Council's aqua parks and water play areas.


Take the kids fishing this holiday break. Find the location of fishing platforms in Council parks and reserves across the city.


Chillout has an exciting program of fun, active and healthy events for young people up to 17 years old during the school holidays.

Looking for culture?

Brisbane is a melting pot of art, music and cultural events. Here's a few ideas to help you find creativity around our beautiful city.

Stay cool this summer at a pool near you

Find your local Council pool to enjoy in the summer heat. Select the icons on the map to find additional information, including opening hours, fees, parking and events.

See how we're growing your lifestyle

You can also watch the Growing your Brisbane lifestyle video on Council's YouTube channel.

You can also watch the Growing your Brisbane lifestyle - explore the river and Moreton Bay video on Council's YouTube channel.

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Want to find out about the best things Brisbane has to offer? Sign up for our monthly Things to see and do in Brisbane e-newsletter and see our suggestions for things to do, places to visit and so much more. Check out this month's edition.

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