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What's on in Brisbane


Brisbane City Council helps deliver more than 50,000 markets, festivals and events each year. Check out featured and free events, festivals, art exhibitions, workshops, fitness and well-being classes, cultural events, local markets and more. Like our What's On Brisbane Facebook page to find out about events, festivals and entertainment in our vibrant, creative city in your Facebook news feed.

Glamorous recycled paper fashion is what you can expect to see at the Recreate Fashion Show and Twilight Market this Friday 16 November.

Council also publishes community events in Brisbane on our Facebook Community Events Calendar. Check the terms and conditions and event listing criteria and complete the submission form to list an event.

1 Oct - 1 Dec 2018

Medibank Feel Good Program

The Medibank Feel Good Program is a series of free fitness classes held in South Bank Parklands on the Little Stanley Street lawns....

South Bank Parklands

16 Nov 2018 • 6:00am


Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises.

Arthur Davis Park

16 Nov 2018 • 7:30am

Tai Chi Qigong for healthy and active ageing

Energy exercises with the aim of improving strength, stability, mental and physical health and wellbeing....

Burnie Brae Park, Chermside

16 Nov 2018 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Yoga

An integration of several yoga practices, primarily body movement, traditionally known as postures or asanas. They serve to strengthen...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

16 Nov 2018 • 8:30am

Tai Chi for balance, stability and healthy ageing

Good balance requires mental and physical fitness. This proven falls-prevention program is adapted for all levels of ability. This...

Newstead Park, Newstead

16 Nov 2018 • 9:00am

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

16 Nov 2018 • 9:00am

Native bees and how to keep them

Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? During this full day workshop...

Ashgrove Library

16 Nov 2018 • 9:00am

Tai Chi for health

Gentle exercise for complete fitness. This is a safe and easy-to-learn program proven to: relieve pain and reduce stiffness improve...

Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point

16 Nov 2018 • 9:15am

CANCELLED - Aqua yoga

Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, 794 Oxley Road, Corinda

16 Nov 2018 • 9:30am

Aqua Zumba®

Blend the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party that you shouldn't miss. There is less impact on your joints in this...

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum

16 Nov 2018 • 9:30am

Tech time for seniors

This informal session will introduce you to a range of emerging technologies and digital information. Play with robots, watch TED talks...

Inala Library

16 Nov 2018 • 9:30am


Become more flexible, fit and relaxed. This session is specifically designed for beginners and finishes with meditation....

The Community Place, 33 Teevan Street, Stafford

16 Nov 2018 • 9:55am

50 Plus: Zumba Gold/gentle exercise

Physical activity is an important component of maintaining a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle, especially as you grow older. Regular...

Not specified

16 Nov 2018 • 10:30am

Email help (Cantonese)

Learn a range of email skills. Bring your email questions to a group help session facilitated by library staff.

Sunnybank Hills Library

16 Nov 2018 • 11:00am

50 Plus: Line dancing

A choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

16 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm

Northside knitting and crochet group

Bring your own projects and work alongside other crafters or just come to look for ideas.

Banyo Library

16 Nov 2018 • 1:00pm

English conversation group

Our friendly and informal group meets at the library regularly on a Friday afternoon. Come along to make new friends and improve your...

Indooroopilly Library

16 Nov 2018 • 1:00pm

Social media basics for seniors

Would you like to connect with family, friends and organisations online? Learn about popular social media sites including Facebook,...

Wynnum Library

16 Nov 2018 • 4:00pm

Recreate Fashion Show and Twilight Market

Brisbane City Council's Recreate Fashion Show and Twilight Market proudly celebrates National Recycling Week 2018....

King George Square, Brisbane City

16 Nov 2018 • 6:45pm

Night adventures at Karawatha Forest

Enjoy a guided night-walk with staff from Brisbane City Council’s environment centres and discover the wonders of Karawatha Forest after...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

17 Nov 2018 • 6:00am

World's Biggest Garage Sale

Council is supporting the charitable World’s Biggest Garage Sale initiative which is returning to Brisbane....

Arcadia Industrial Estate, Unit 6 & 7, 836 Boundary Road, Coopers Plains, (entrance on Annie Street)

17 Nov 2018 • 7:45am

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

17 Nov 2018 • 8:30am

Holland Park Community Gardeners

Visit the Holland Park Library to discuss the community citrus grove and herb garden.

Holland Park Library

17 Nov 2018 • 10:00am

National Pollinator Week - Activity Day

The Botanic Gardens is celebrating National Pollinator Week by exploring the fascinating world of plant pollination. Over 75% of the...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

17 Nov 2018 • 10:00am

Nature Rangers: celebration day

Come along and celebrate the achievements of our Nature Rangers as they receive their official Nature Ranger badges on Celebration Day....

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

17 Nov 2018 • 10:00am

Nepal Festival Brisbane 2018

Celebrate Nepalese culture at King George Square. There will be the Nepalese Cultural Parade at 10am which will showcase Nepalese culture...

King George Square, Brisbane City

17 Nov 2018 • 10:30am

Fabulous flowers and foliage for Brisbane

Learn more about the wonderful range of stunning foliage and flowering plants suited to subtropical Brisbane gardens. Find out what grows...

Fairfield Library

17 Nov 2018 • 4:00pm

Christmas Extravaganza

You're invited to the Christmas Extravaganza event which will have a free petting zoo, pony rides, bouncy castle, slide, laser tag, supa...

Frew Park, Milton

20 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concert

Forever Everly Tribute to the Everly Brothers

Internationally acclaimed tribute show Forever Everly is described by critics as "the closest thing you will get to the real thing", with...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

20 Nov 2018 • 1:15pm

Henry Willis Organ Recital - David Drury

This recital performance will feature award winning organist David Drury and will follow on from the Lord Mayor’s City Hall Concert. Born...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

20 Nov 2018 • 6:30pm

Lord Mayor’s Writers in Residence series

Meet Lee Child

Join Lee Child, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series, as he discusses his hotly anticipated new thriller in...

Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall

22 Nov - 2 Dec 2018

Wonderland Festival 2018

As the days warm up and dusk playfully turns into evening, Wonderland Festival turns up the intensity with a unique carnival of burlesque...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

24 Nov 2018 • 9:00am

Graceville community street tree planting event

Join us to plant street trees and make your neighbourhood cooler, shadier and greener. Come along and meet your neighbours, enjoy a...

Simpsons Playground

24 Nov 2018 • 9:30am

Family day out

Come along to Fitzgibbon Community Centre for a family-friendly day of activities including wildlife interactions, guided walks through...

Flinders Park, Otway Circuit, Fitzgibbon

24 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm

Gigs and Picnics

Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy an afternoon of Gigs & Picnics in the City....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

24 Nov 2018 • 2:00pm

Gang of Youths presents A More Perfect Union

Just months away from the kick-off of their record-breaking ‘Say Yes To Life ’ Tour, Sydney’s Gang Of Youths are excited to announce that...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

24 Nov 2018 • 7:00pm

WornOUT? 2018

Celebrating and showcasing the creativity of the re-fashion and Cosplay communities in Brisbane....

Princess Theatre, 8 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba

25 Nov 2018 • 11:00am

Bands in Parks

Full Steam Ahead

Enjoy a band with the local community at Bracken Ridge with sausage sizzles, food and plant stalls and rides on a real steam train run by...

McPherson Park, Bracken Ridge

25 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm

Bands in Parks

Summertime Fiesta

Brisbane's swing, brass and steel bands present a light toe-tapping program of summertime classics. Wear your Hawaiian shirt and dance to...

New Farm Park, New Farm

26 Nov 2018 • 8:00pm

Reggie Watts - Finally Back In Australia Tour

Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocal artist/beatboxer/musician/comedian who wows audiences with his live performances which...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

30 Nov 2018 • 4:00pm

Paddington Christmas Fair

The Paddington Christmas Fair is filled with lots of free family fun, the traders of Paddington want you to come along and enjoy an...

Latrobe and Given Terraces, Paddington

5 Jan 2019 • 11:00am


Australia’s mainstay summer festival FOMO returns this January with a colossal line-up of artists leading the forefront in hip-hop and...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

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