Things to see and do in Brisbane
Looking for more to see and do in Brisbane? We've got you covered! We're busy creating more to see and do in a clean and green Brisbane. Use this page to see what Brisbane has to offer and to help plan your adventures around our city and suburbs.
Brisbane City Council is growing your Brisbane 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.
Activities for all ages
In August, you'll find an abundance of events and activities across Brisbane suitable for all ages. Here's some of the most popular events.
From 17-25 August, celebrate Seniors Week. Come together and celebrate the contributions of seniors to our Brisbane community.
Bridge to Brisbane
It's your city, your race, your day! Walk or run one of two Bridge to Brisbane courses on Sunday 25 August. Enter now!
Children's Book Week
There's no better place to celebrate the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week than one of Council's 33 libraries.
First 5 Forever
Meet other parents/carers and toddlers while helping to grow your child's literacy, communication and social skills at First 5 Forever library sessions.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with great places
Creating more lifestyle and leisure options in a city that’s clean and green means more opportunities to enjoy beautiful Brisbane.
Looking for new ways to get your steps up? Discover public art trails and heritage trails around Brisbane. One of our most popular Brisbane City trails is the City Centre Heritage Trail.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha open from 8am to 5pm during autumn and winter. Been too long since you last explored this Brisbane icon?
Ride our bikeways
Check out Council's Cycling Brisbane website for information on Brisbane's beautiful bikeways including a 'plan your ride' map, bike rides to try and bike parking and facilities.
New look Toowong Library
Have you checked out the new look Toowong Library yet? It includes a new floor plan, vibrant children's library, upgraded meeting room facilities and more comfortable seating for reading, studying and working.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events
Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year.
Strengthen your core
Improve your strength and core stability for a healthier and happier body. We have classes in parks and venues across Brisbane every day of the week.
We're creating more to see and do in the Valley, by bringing you the Valley Fiesta all year round. Catch live music at Valley Fiesta Fridays and Valley Fiesta Chill.
Don't miss our most talented senior residents on stage as part of the Lord Mayor's Seniors Cabaret. These special events are part of Seniors Week.
City Hall Concerts
Did you know that there are free Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts most Tuesdays from 12-1pm? There's a fantastic line-up of upcoming events.
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Want to find out about the best things Brisbane has to offer?
Read our Things to Do blog for ideas on events, activities and places to discover around Brisbane. Read our recent blogs on top 10 things to do at the Ekka, Children's Book Week, Seniors Week and Brisbane Festival's show, Tyrone and Lesley in a Spot.