Festival 2018 is a free state-wide celebration of arts and culture, which will showcase Queensland's creativity to visitors during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

In Brisbane, Festival 2018 offers everyone in the city free world-class entertainment with a program featuring music, exhibitions, theatre, dance, film, comedy, markets and more. Bring your family and friends and take part in the free events on offer from Wednesday 4 to Sunday 15 April 2018.  

Check out the full festival program, or search events on this page by date and type.

To find information on celebrations on the Gold Coast, or in Cairns or Townsville, visit the Festival 2018 website.

Festival 2018 is presented by The Star Gold Coast, produced by Brisbane City Council and supported by the Queensland Government.

10 Mar 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Festival 2018

Songs from Our Suburbs - Southern Cross Voices

Songs from Our Suburbs will showcase the musical talents of more than 200 singers from across the city, Don't miss Southern Cross Voices...

Upper Mt Gravatt Progress Hall, Mount Gravatt

18 Mar 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Festival 2018

Songs from Our Suburbs - Deep C Divas and the Access Arts Singers

Songs from Our Suburbs will showcase the musical talents of more than 200 singers from across the city. Don't miss Deep C Divas and the...

Upper Kedron/Cedar Creek Hall, Upper Kedron

20 Mar - 21 Apr 2018
Free

Festival 2018

See My Story

An artist-in-residence project that provides young people in detention, as well as those who have come in contact with the justice system...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

24 Mar 2018 • 4:00pm
Booked out

Festival 2018

Songs From Our Suburbs - Cheep Trill Choir

**Booked out** Songs From Our Suburbs will showcase the musical talents of more than 200 singers from across the city. Don't miss Cheep...

Wynnum Municipal Hall, Wynnum

25 Mar 2018 • 3:00pm
Free

Festival 2018

Songs From Our Suburbs - With One Voice Brisbane

Songs From Our Suburbs will showcase the musical talents of more than 200 singers from across the city. Don't miss With One Voice...

Hamilton Town Hall, Hamilton

29 Mar - 15 Apr 2018
Free

Festival 2018

One Million Stars installation

Experience the spectacular One Million Stars temporary public art installation. Museum of Brisbane brings artist Maryann Talia Pau’s...

King George Square, Brisbane City

3 Apr 2018 • 3:00pm
Free

Festival 2018

Skylore

Festival 2018 presents Skylore, a Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games legacy project funded by the Queensland Government and proudly...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

4 - 15 Apr 2018
Free

Festival 2018

Be part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and join in a once-in-a-generation event at Festival 2018 in Brisbane....

Various locations across Brisbane

4 Apr 2018 • 6:00pm
Free

Festival 2018

Festival First Night

Join us at the Festival 2018 Hub and enjoy live music and more under the night sky on The Star Deck overlooking the Brisbane River....

South Bank Parklands

5 - 8 Apr 2018
Free

Festival 2018

Alchemy

Witness the power of transformation in Alchemy, where dancers are inspired by shamans and spirit walkers as they weave their way through...

South Bank Parklands

5 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Festival 2018

The Star Deck

Head down to The Star Deck, Brisbane's largest multi-storey pop-up venue located at the Festival Hub, Cultural Forecourt, South Bank. Be...

South Bank Parklands

5 Apr 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Festival 2018

Megafauna workshop

Learn the various construction and movement techniques for the creation of puppets in free community workshops....

South Bank Parklands

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