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Brisbane City Council runs a range of classes, workshops, activities and events in Brisbane. Check out featured and free events, festivals, workshops, art exhibitions and classes, cultural events, local markets and more. You can also like our What's On Brisbane Facebook page to find some other great ideas and events happening around you.

Regional Flavours returns to South Bank, 21-22 July. Grab a bite to eat, enjoy the entertainment and learn about food and cooking from expert chefs. 

Council also offers community events held in Brisbane to be published on our Facebook Community Events Calendar. Check the terms and conditions and event listing criteria and complete the submission form.

14 - 29 Jul 2018

Peaks To Points Festival

Discover the beauty in greater Brisbane’s backyard at the Peaks to Points Festival 2018....

Various locations around Brisbane

21 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

International Tartan Day

Enjoy a free day of family entertainment including a showcase of traditional music, dance and stalls to promote the Scottish community....

King George Square, Brisbane City

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Bands in Parks

Bands in Parks at International Tartan Day

Massed pipe bands converge on King George Square to celebrate all things Scotish. Bands include Queensland Irish Association Pipe Band,...

King George Square, Brisbane City

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Pullen Vale Folk Festival

Celebrate the Pullen Vale Folk Festival as it returns for 2018. Enjoy a lively community event featuring live music, food trucks and...

John Sprent Reserve, Moggill

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Regional Flavours

Experience Queensland on a plate at Regional Flavours, Brisbane’s premier free food and wine festival....

South Bank Parklands

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Winnam Kunjiel (Corroboree)

A gathering by the bay that celebrates traditional and contemporary Indigenous dance, music, arts and more....

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Winnam NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Join the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the Bayside to celebrate NAIDOC Week and their achievements as a community...

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum

22 Jul 2018 • 7:30am
Free

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body focussing on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed...

Majestic Park, Coorparoo

22 Jul 2018 • 7:30am
Free

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All...

Darling Point Park (road reserve)

22 Jul 2018 • 8:00am

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai...

Woolcock Park, Red Hill

22 Jul 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai...

Robinson Park, Fairfield

22 Jul 2018 • 8:30am
Free

Konga®

Konga® is a fusion of boxing, cardio, dance and sculpting suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale

22 Jul 2018 • 8:30am
Free

Zumba®

With an infectious blend of Latin and International rhythms and easy to follow moves Zumba® boasts a global following of millions. Why?...

Calamvale District Park, Calamvale

22 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Orienteering adventure

Orienteering with introductory bush events of 1.5km, 2.5km and a moderate course of 4.5km for those participants with experience.

Brisbane Koala Bushlands

22 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Weeds: from foe to friend

Bookings essential. Learn about the role of weeds in the garden; how to eradicate them without using poisons; how to put them to use in...

Cox Park, Lota

22 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Community composting welcome day

Council's network of Community Composting Hubs is growing!...

Brook Community Garden, McConaghy Street, Mitchelton

22 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Explore Karawatha Forest with your family

Come and discover the wonder of Karawatha Forest through a family friendly guided walk along the 1.2 km Ironbark Circuit. Learn to spot...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

22 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Regional Flavours

Experience Queensland on a plate at Regional Flavours, Brisbane’s premier free food and wine festival....

South Bank Parklands

22 Jul 2018 • 10:00am

Shoot for the stars pottery and adventure walk

Bookings essential. Come along to this fun workshop to make some weird and wonderful aliens, asteroids and rockets from clay. Get active...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

22 Jul 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Bands in Parks

Wedding Garden Party

Join the festivities at a free family day out on the picturesque surrounds of Old Government House. In conjunction with the exhibition...

Old Government House, Main Drive, 2B George Street, Brisbane City

22 Jul 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Growing vegetables at home

Would you like to grow vegetables, but you're not sure where to start? Whether you garden in pots or have an enormous backyard, this...

Carindale Library

22 Jul 2018 • 1:30pm
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at our library every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Come along to make new friends and...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Jul 2018 • 1:30pm
Free

Simple photo editing

Learn how to organise your photos, make simple changes to digital photos before printing and create photobooks. Bring your own photos or...

Chermside Library

22 Jul 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

Flying origami

Bookings essential. Learn new and innovative folding techniques to make your own plane soar through the park flying higher and faster...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

23 Jul 2018 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Bridge

The game of bridge has two main parts: the bidding (also called the 'auction') and the play. You should learn the play first because it...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

23 Jul 2018 • 8:45am

50 Plus: Clogging

Clogging is a type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used musically by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

23 Jul 2018 • 9:00am

50 Plus: Art in bark workshop

This art form is unique to Australia and utilises the paper bark shreds of melaleuca trees. Different trees produce different colours and...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

24 Jul 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Sound Embassy

Bringing together three highly respected musicians from very different backgrounds, Sound Embassy is a trio of world-class musicians with...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

25 Jul 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

Night Noodle Markets

The ever-anticipated Night Noodle Markets returns to Southbank this July, setting Brisbane alight with the smells, sights and sounds of...

South Bank Parklands

26 Jul 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

Night Noodle Markets

The ever-anticipated Night Noodle Markets returns to Southbank this July, setting Brisbane alight with the smells, sights and sounds of...

South Bank Parklands

27 Jul 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

Night Noodle Markets

The ever-anticipated Night Noodle Markets returns to Southbank this July, setting Brisbane alight with the smells, sights and sounds of...

South Bank Parklands

28 Jul 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

Visit the Mitchelton Library garden to help tend the citrus and herb garden.

Mitchelton Library

28 Jul 2018 • 8:30am
Free

Cycling Brisbane In Your Neighbourhood: Sandgate

Cycling Brisbane's In Your Neighbourhood will be visiting Arthur Davis Park beside the bikeway along the Sandgate foreshore. ...

Arthur Davis Park

28 Jul 2018 • 8:30am

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc

Come along to the John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc display....

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

28 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Join our volunteers on a 2 km guided walk along the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally renowned Boondall Wetlands....

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

28 Jul 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Black History Month

Indigenous songs and yarns with Getano Bann

As a singer, song writer, story teller, and registered music therapist, Getano Bann lends his gifted style to share stories and songs...

Fairfield Library

28 Jul 2018 • 6:00pm

Come Swing With Us

Those were the days... Let us take you back to a time when the Andrew Sisters blared delightfully across the wireless and Glenn Miller...

Hamilton Town Hall

29 Jul 2018 • 8:30am
Free

Bands in Parks

Bands in the Park

ENjoy a day of local music, markets, food and family entertainment by the bay....

Little Bayside Park (road reserve)

31 Jul 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Acoustic Guitar Spectacular

A hand-picked group of internationally recognised acoustic guitarists from across the globe join forces to weave magical and memorable...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

3 Aug 2018 • 11:00am

Jade Hurley: Live in Concert

“Australia’s King of Country Rock” As well as being a headline act in his own right, Jade Hurley has toured with some of the all-time...

SunPAC, Macgregor

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