Things to see and do in Brisbane
Remember, when visiting our spaces and places to practice appropriate social distancing to help slow the spread of coronavirus. For more information, visit the Queensland Health website.
Explore our digital neighbourhood of virtual lifestyle experiences and activities to do at home while our regular Brisbane events, programs, and facilities are on hold or returning to normal.
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.
Practice appropriate social distancing at all times while exercising and gathering together in accordance with restrictions.
The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium has reopened with enhanced safety and social distancing measures in place. There are two fantastic new Planetarium shows.
Did you know that Council maintains more than 2160 parks across Brisbane, with more created all the time?
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha are open. Entry to the botanic gardens is free.
Mt Coot-tha Reserve
Mt Coot-tha Reserve (also known as Mt Coot-tha Forest) is a 15-minute drive west of the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). It is a Brisbane icon and Brisbane's largest natural area.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events
Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year.
Check out featured and free events, festivals, art exhibitions, workshops, fitness and well-being classes, cultural events, local markets and more.
Looking for things for the kids and teens to do in Brisbane over the school holidays? Check out what's on.
Active and healthy events
Our active and healthy events have recommenced with enhanced safety and social distancing measures in place.
Roma Street Parkland events
Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane City has a fantastic array of events for weekends and the school holidays including Kids Collective and Blooms and Tunes.
eLibCat - our digital library
Did you know that eLibCat offers more than 150,000 e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and music and video streaming services? Check it out today.
E-books and audiobooks
Borrow and read e-books, e-audiobooks and magazines or stream films and music in the comfort of your own home.
Books and so much more
Find out about our digital library, membership, borrowing e-books, our home library service, Ask a Librarian and more.
Renew your library items
You can renew Council library items in person, over the phone, through the library catalogue (eLibCat) or the BNELibraries app.