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.
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 - a 12.5-metre-diameter projection dome.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are recognised as Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens.
Council's CityHopper is a free inner city ferry service for the Brisbane River. You can hop on and hop off the CityHopper at six stops between North Quay and Sydney Street, New Farm.
Vote now - People's Choice Award
From the incredible number of entries received this year for the Lord Mayor's Photographic Awards, 25 photos have been shortlisted for the People’s Choice Award.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events
Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year.
What's on in Brisbane
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
Get active at our free fitness classes, or take advantage of our low-cost activities to help improve your health. Try yoga, tai chi, group bike rides, Zumba, boxing, aqua aerobics and GOLD events for our seniors.
What's on at libraries
Brisbane Libraries run a range of classes, workshops, activities, and events.
School holiday events
Looking for things for the kids to do in Brisbane over the school holidays? Check out what's on.
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.
Joining a library
Library membership is free to Council ratepayers and anyone who lives, works, or studies in Brisbane.
Books and so much more
Find out about our digital library, membership, borrowing e-books, our home library service, Ask a Librarian and more.
Borrowing e-books from the library
Council library members can access digital content via the online library catalogue, eLibCat.