24 things to do in Brisbane in 2024

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

Make the most of the new year and save this handy list of 24 things to do in Brisbane in 2024 to tick off throughout the year.

  1. Order a green bin for less than $1 a week and play a part in turning your green waste into high quality compost.
  2. From grand buildings in Brisbane's CBD to historic suburban stories, make 2024 the year you explore one of our 23 heritage trails.
  3. Look up to the stars and experience the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.
  4. Sign up for a free library membership to take advantage of the latest page turners, e-books and DVDs.
  5. See a show at Seven Hills Hub or SunPAC.
  6. Take a hike to J. C. Slaughter Falls or walk the Powerful Owl Trail at Mt Coot-tha precinct.
  7. Make this your year of live performances. Book tickets to the Brisbane Comedy Festival (26 April - 26 May at Brisbane Powerhouse), celebrate the Valley at Brunswick Street Live (11 May) and welcome spring with the Brisbane Festival, including Riverfire (30 August - 21 September).
  8. Book a Brisbane Greeters tourto learn more about our city, including the popular tour of the Walter Taylor Bridge linking Indooroopilly and Chelmer.
  9. Pick up your free compost caddy from your local Ward Office.
  10.  If you've bought your own compost bin or worm farm, apply for Brisbane City Council's compost rebate program for $100 back on eligible equipment.
  11.  Attend an author talk event at a local library.
  12.  Walk through the Outdoor Gallery across the city to see a range of artworks from local artists. 
  13.  Pack a picnic and enjoy a weekend exploring Victoria Park or any of our more than 2180 parks.
    Victoria Park, Herston
  14.  Enjoy a family movie night at an Outdoor Cinema in the Suburbs session.
  15.  Discover 360-degree views of the city from the Museum of Brisbane's Clock Tower Tours.
  16.  Go on a 'tiny door' treasure hunt throughout the city to try and spy minature art installations by artist, Mace Robertson.
  17.  Top up your go card and tap onto a CityCat for a journey up or down the Brisbane River taking in sights including the Story Bridge, New Farm, Brisbane Powerhouse, and Howard Smith Wharves.
  18.  Explore Brisbane's waterways  on one of our guided canoe or kayak paddle sessions.
  19.  Try a game of pickleball at a local pickleball court.
  20.  Save money and stress with our free, 3-week Save Money, Save Food challenge.
  21.  Tee off at Minnippi Golf Course - Brisbane's newest public golf course in more than 70 years!
  22.  Follow and listen to Listen in Brisbane Live! on Council's website or wherever you listen to your favourite podcasts.
  23.  Attend a free business workshop at the Suburban Business Hub in Nundah.
  24.  Plan a full-filled day out finding the best places to eat, drink and shop via the Brisbane app.

Need more inspiration? Check out Things to see and do in Brisbane and Brisbetter Explore.

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