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.

Increased COVID-19 restrictions from 1am Tuesday 29 June 2021

Increased restrictions are in place for South East Queensland from 1am Tuesday 29 June. Find out more.

Temporary closures due to lockdown

Due to the extended lockdown until 4pm on Sunday 8 August, public playgrounds, skate parks, BMX tracks, dog off-leash areas and barbecues in public spaces or shared facilities, and outdoor gyms (including static exercise equipment) in Council parks remain closed. 

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. 

Brisbane: Better together - our digital neighbourhood

Explore our digital neighbourhood of lifestyle experiences and activities to do at home during the lockdown. Discover ways to be entertained, ideas to stay fit, free online resources and more.

Lord Mayor's Photographic Awards

Enter your image in the 2021 Lord Mayor's Photographic Awards before 4pm on Wednesday 11 August 2021 for a chance to win cash prizes across six categories. Enter photos taken from 1 September 2020 onwards.

Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events

Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year. 

Online events

Find out what online events Council is hosting while we're in lockdown. Bookings may be required for some events.

Our libraries

Books and so much more

Find out about our digital library, membership, borrowing e-books, our home library service, Ask a Librarian and more.

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.

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Joining a library

Library membership is free to Council ratepayers and anyone who lives, works or studies in Brisbane.

Borrowing e-books from the library

Council library members can access digital content via the online library catalogue, eLibCat.


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