Brisbane - Event City for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Brisbane is proud to be an Event City for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018)™ which will be staged from Wednesday 4 to Sunday 15 April 2018. Brisbane City Council is committed to creating new lifestyle and leisure opportunities, including hosting large events like the Games.
GC2018 will be the largest sporting event in Australia this decade. The event will attract 6600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories for 12 days of sporting and cultural events.
Brisbane City Council is facilitating an exciting program of events for all ages to celebrate GC2018 including Festival 2018 and during the Queen's Baton Relay. Brisbane is also excited to host the GC2018 shooting events at Belmont Shooting Complex and track cycling events at Anna Meares Velodrome, Chandler. Don't miss your opportunity to be part of the 21st Commonwealth Games and to create once in a lifetime memories.
Find out where you can see the Queen's Baton Relay and join in the celebrations along the route.
Check out the program of free music and cultural events held across the city as part of Festival 2018.
Are you ready for the Games? Read about impacts and opportunities for residents and businesses during GC2018.
Council is delivering GC2018 legacy projects to improve and upgrade many of our assets, as well as the Embracing 2018 Active and Healthy Challenge.