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. Visit the Planetarium to enjoy a show and tour the Display Zone.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are recognised as Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens. They are a key attraction in Council's Mt Coot-tha precinct.
There are 22 Council swimming pools across Brisbane offering opportunities for fun, fitness and recreation.
Riverstage is an iconic, outdoor entertainment venue located on the Brisbane River in the City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City.
Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events
Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year.
Active and healthy events
Council's Active and Healthy program provides free and affordable events and activities across Brisbane that promote movement, wellbeing and connection.
Council's Riverstage venue hosts many local, national and international concerts and events each year, as well as community events.
Council's Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium features entertaining and informative shows for adults and children.
City Hall events
This stunning, heritage venue, located in the heart of Brisbane City, is open to the public seven days a week. It plays host to a wide variety of free, ticketed and private events and functions.
What's on at Council libraries
Find a huge range of actvities, events, workshops and more on offer at Council's libraries.
Joining a library
Library membership is free to Brisbane City 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.