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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.

Get ready - Brisbane's biggest festival of all things Asian is back! Head along to one of the many BrisAsia Festival events from Saturday 9 February to Sunday 3 March.

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.

18 Feb 2019 • 6:00am
Free

10 of the best

This program combines both strength and cardio exercises providing participants with a highly challenging activity. This program...

Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong

18 Feb 2019 • 6:00am
Free

HIIT body conditioning

Bookings essential. Take your training to the next level and get better results in less time. High intensity interval training to improve...

Jubilee Park, Bardon

18 Feb 2019 • 6:00am
Cancelled

BrisAsia Festival

Tai Chi Qigong

***This event has been cancelled*** If you'd like to enjoy Tai Chi Qiqong at Arthur Davis Park - join our 6pm class each Monday evening...

Arthur Davis Park

18 Feb 2019 • 6:00am
Free

Warrior circuit

Bookings essential. This circuit involves strength exercises on park gym equipment and running from apparatus to apparatus. This would be...

Robertson Park, Taringa

18 Feb 2019 • 6:30am

Pilates

Strengthen stabilising muscles of the core through abdominal based exercises. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Moora Park, Shorncliffe

18 Feb 2019 • 7:00am
Free

Group fitness challenge

A variety of cardio and strength exercises to make a fitter and stronger you.

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

18 Feb 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Move Stretch and Breathe

A gentle blend of movement, yoga and breathing techniques to increase your cardio, flexibility, strength and balance. All levels catered...

Toowong Community Hall, Josling Street, Toowong

18 Feb 2019 • 8:00am

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. A dynamic...

Old Friary, 139 Brookfield Road, Kenmore Hills

18 Feb 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Tai Chi for health

Gentle exercise for complete fitness. This is a safe and easy-to-learn program proven to:...

Seville Park, Holland Park

18 Feb 2019 • 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

18 Feb 2019 • 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

18 Feb 2019 • 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

18 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition - roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

18 Feb 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Email skills two

Do you have an email address, but would like to improve your skills? Learn how to manage your email more effectively by organising your...

Garden City Library

18 Feb 2019 • 11:30am

50 Plus: City sequence ballroom dancing

Sequence dancing in general is much older than modern ballroom dances and is a form of dance in which a preset pattern of movements is...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

18 Feb 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library weekly on a Monday morning. Come along to make new friends and improve your English...

Garden City Library

18 Feb 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Android help

Learn how to find answers to your Android device questions and share tips with others in a group help session facilitated by library...

Sunnybank Hills Library

18 Feb 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

IELTS basics

Looking to improve your English or study and work where English is used? Learn how to use the English Language Testing System (IELTS)...

Toowong Library

18 Feb 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

CreateIt

Drop in to spark your child's imagination through learning by making. Participate in hands-on activities that explore science, technology...

Chermside Library

18 Feb 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

Graham Tour

Franklin Graham is coming to Brisbane as part of the six-city Graham Tour. Bring your friends and family to hear a personal message of...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

19 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition - roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

19 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Viva La Musica Chamber Ensemble

The Viva La Musica Chamber Ensemble presents an eclectic mix of music from Bach to the Beatles. This performance will transport you to...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

20 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition - roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

20 Feb 2019 • 9:30am
Free

Family fitness in nature

The whole family can get together, get fit and get back to nature at Karawatha Forest. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

20 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Kahl Wallis

Lead singer and songwriter for indie/alternative band The Medics, environmental and social activist, storyteller, and now solo performer,...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

21 Feb 2019 • 7:30am
Free

Yoga in nature

Reconnect with nature, relax, meet new people and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds of Raven St Reserve. Afterwards explore the...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

21 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition - roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

21 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Wheely (G)

In an imaginary world where vehicles are the citizens, one underdog cabbie attempts to become king of the road in his hometown, Gasket...

Garden City Library

22 Feb - 24 Mar 2019

Brisbane Comedy Festival

Comic musings, side-splitting stories and tear-inducing tales…...

Various locations

22 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Live in the library: Southbank Allstars

Comprised of TAFE migrant and refugee students and staff, the Allstars perform songs from all over the world and from different musical...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Feb 2019 • 5:00pm

John Butler Trio

John Butler Trio have announced a massive national tour. They will be joined by upcoming singer songwriter Stella Donnelly, as well as...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Wheely (G)

In an imaginary world where vehicles are the citizens, one underdog cabbie attempts to become king of the road in his hometown, Gasket...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Booked out

BrisAsia Festival

Yatra Holi Sandhya

* This event has been sold out. *...

Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC), 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

23 Feb 2019 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners (Inc)

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

Mitchelton Library

23 Feb 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Yoga back to nature

Reconnect with nature, relax, meet new people and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds of Karawatha Forest. Afterwards explore the...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

23 Feb 2019 • 9:00am

The Queensland Begonia Society Inc

Displays of several varieties of begonias for competition together with a massed display according to a particular theme for the year....

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia Festival Markets

Experience the revitalised Seven Hills Hub as it is transformed into an exotic bazzar. With Asian craft stalls, mouth watering fresh food...

Seven Hills Hub

23 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm

BrisAsia Festival

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan

BEMAC and Saikat Bhattacharya, invite you to a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the world’s number one sitar player Ustad Shahid...

Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC), 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

23 Feb 2019 • 7:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

FIRESTORM: Asian and Intercultural Arts Fusion

Firestorm is an experimental display of sound, vision and movement. This special concert experience will showcase original multimode...

SunPAC, Macgregor

24 Feb 2019 • 8:30am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Nudgee Beach - Wetlands experience

Take a guided walk and learn about how amazing wetlands are and the epic journey our migratory shorebirds take as they fly from Siberia...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

24 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

World Kitchen: Vietnamese home cooking

Join Hannah as she presents her favourite Vietnamese family meals, including Goi Ga Bap Cai (chicken cabbage salad).

Garden City Library

26 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Barleyshakes

Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia, the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy,...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

26 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Booked out

BrisAsia Festival

JADE New World Collective

* This event has been booked out *...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

28 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Maquia where the promised flower blooms (MA)

The lorph people live for centuries, spending their days weaving a special cloth which serves as a chronicle of the passing of time....

Garden City Library

1 Mar 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Maquia - Where the Promised Flower Blooms (MA)

The lorph people live for centuries, spending their days weaving a special cloth which serves as a chronical of the passing of time....

Brisbane Square Library

2 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Brisbane Holi - Festival of Colours

Holi is an awe-inspiring event that promises to be fun for all ages. Festival of Colours traditionally is about new beginnings and...

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 Mar 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Help cool our community - Eight Mile Plains tree planting

Join us to plant street trees and learn tips and tricks to help cool your home and keep Brisbane cooler, shadier and greener. Bring along...

Kaohsiung Park

23 Mar 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Community tree planting (Northgate)

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

Plaisted Place Park, Nundah

27 Apr 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Community tree planting (Woolloongabba)

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

Leonard Street Park

11 May 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Community tree planting (Grange)

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

Lanham Park, Grange

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