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.
School holiday ideas
Need ideas for the June/July school holidays? Look no further! We've got school holidays covered. There's a spectacular array of events and activities to keep kids occupied over the winter break. Make the most of sunny winter days to enjoy the places that make our city great.
Events and activities
Want to know about all of Council's school holiday events and activities? Check out our school holidays events page and get inspired.
Got kids who love to skate, scooter, blade or ride BMX? There are more than 30 skate parks across Brisbane.
More than 15 of Council's pools are open and heated during winter. Find a heated pool near you to enjoy a day out over the school holidays.
Council libraries are perfect places to find holiday fun for kids of all ages. School holiday events include storytime, Maker Space, games sessions and lots more.
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.
Starting to think about activities for the school holidays? Two exciting new shows are now showing at Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium - Edge of Darkness and Experience the Aurora.
Darra BMX facility
Test your skills at Brisbane's newest BMX track at Darra - one of Australia's biggest BMX facilities. It has all the latest features and is perfect for riders of all ages.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Visit the beautiful Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha this June. The 56-hectare gardens are open seven days a week.
Discover June's author talks at Brisbane Libraries for your chance to meet acclaimed authors. Bookings required.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events
Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year.
Work out in a park
Find free or low-cost Active Parks events in a Council park. Stay fit or start your fitness journey with classes to suit every body.
Until 31 July, experience Shared Connections, a contemporary art exhibition in our Outdoor Gallery, delivered as part of the Indigenous Art Program 2019.
Queensland Music Festival
Queensland's favourite music festival is back, bringing together some of our best and emerging artists.
Be thrilled and inspired as the City Botanic Gardens is transformed into a dreamscape of mystery, revelation and flames as part of Brisbane Festival this September.
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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 Mt Coot-tha, Seven Hills Hub and getting active and exploring Brisbane this winter.