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.
Download the new Brisbane app
On the go? Download the Brisbane app today to discover and share the best things to see and do around Brisbane.
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.
City centre free loops
The free City Loop, Spring Hill Loop and South Brisbane Loop bus services provide high frequency public transport access within the Brisbane Central Business District.
Victoria Park / Barrambin
Council is transforming Victoria Park / Barrambin into an iconic parkland with something for everyone. Take a look at what's planned for the future.
Inner city ferry services
Find out about Council's popular inner city ferry services including the Cross River Ferry and CityHopper.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events
Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year.
What's on in Brisbane
Brisbane is alive with events and things to do this month. Find your next Brisbane adventure.
Active and healthy events
Council offers a variety of fitness and well-being activities for individuals of all ages, fitness levels and abilities.
BrisAsia Festival returns from 1-19 February 2023. Over the three weeks audiences can experience live performance, learn and grow through immersive experiences and travel the length and breadth of Asia via the event program.
Council's Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium features entertaining and informative shows for adults and children.
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.
Books and so much more
Find out about our digital library, membership, borrowing e-books, our home library service, Ask a Librarian and more.
Joining a library
Library membership is free to Brisbane City Council ratepayers and anyone who lives, works or studies in Brisbane.