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.
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.
Bradbury Park - Kedron
Brisbane’s first dedicated scooter track and magical kingdom playground have opened at Bradbury Park in Kedron.
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.
Active and healthy events
Some of our active and healthy events have recommenced with enhanced safety and social distancing measures in place.
Find Council's Seniors Week events, including virtual (online) and radio events, as well as events at our places and spaces.
Until 22 November 2020, experience Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery RAZZLE DAZZLE exhibition curated by McCarthySwann Projects.
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 (including membership), borrowing e-books, our home library service, Ask a Librarian and more.
Renewing your book
Did you know you can renew your Brisbane City Council library items in person, over the phone, through eLibCat or the BNELibraries app?