Things to see and do in Brisbane
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.
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.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with great places and experiences
Creating more lifestyle and leisure options in a city that’s clean and green means more opportunities to enjoy beautiful Brisbane.
Located in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, the Planetarium is home to the Cosmic Skydome. Visit the Planetarium to enjoy a show and tour the Display Zone.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are recognised as Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens. They are a key attraction in Council's Mt Coot-tha precinct.
There are 22 Council swimming pools across Brisbane offering opportunities for fun, fitness and recreation.
Sandgate Aquatic Centre
Located on the Sandgate Foreshore, Sandgate Aquatic Centre includes a 50-metre outdoor pool, 25m indoor heated pool, and a leisure pool.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events
Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year.
Council's Riverstage venue hosts many local, national and international concerts and events each year, as well as community events.
Active and healthy events
Council's Active and Healthy program provides free and affordable events and activities across Brisbane that promote movement, wellbeing and connection.
Council's Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium features entertaining and informative shows for adults and children.
Books and so much more
Find out about our digital library, membership, borrowing e-books, our home library service, Ask a Librarian and more.
What's on at Council libraries
Find a huge range of actvities, events, workshops and more on offer at Council's libraries.
Joining a library
Library membership is free to Brisbane City Council ratepayers and anyone who lives, works or studies in Brisbane.
Borrowing e-books from the library
Council library members can access digital content via the online library catalogue, eLibCat.