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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.

Gather with friends and family this Saturday 25 November to see the annual lighting of the Brisbane Christmas Tree in King George Square.

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.

18 Nov - 19 Dec 2017
Free

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery

Come along and view this inspiring gallery of the 30 finalists in the Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition at the Karawatha...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

18 Nov - 27 Nov 2017
Cancelled

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery - CANCELLED

**This roaming gallery has been cancelled.** Find other upcoming roaming exhibition dates and locations.

Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley

23 Nov - 3 Dec 2017

Wonderland Festival 2017

Roll up, roll up! Sultry summer nights, sizzling spectacles and thrills abound. Brisbane Powerhouse sparkles with its very own end-of...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 6:00am
Free

Pilates

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

Arthur Davis Park

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 6:00am
Free

Yoga

Yoga calms the mind and body while stretching and strengthening through long hold poses. All levels catered for.

Lavarack Park, Camp Hill

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 8:30am
Free

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

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 8:45am
Free

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

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 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

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Locale Art Exhibition - Inspired By Nature

Locale is into it's second year, celebrating local artists within the Wynnum Manly area.  ...

Wynnum Community Centre

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 9:15am
Free

Boxfit core strength

Bookings essential. A low impact, high-energy workout that incorporates boxing drills, core strength, resistance work and different...

Bowman Park, Bardon

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 9:15am
Free

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no...

Broadwater Picnic Ground Park, Mansfield

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 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...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Last Friday social club: Flower power

The magic of flowers still delights gardeners of all ages and gardening styles. The return of flowers to the urban garden is important...

Kenmore Library

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 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

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 1:00pm

50 Plus: Musical Discords

Enjoy singing or playing a musical instrument or maybe recite poetry, tap dance or do a magic act. You will be among a group of friends...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 1:00pm
Free

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

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 3:30pm
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

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 5:00pm

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 6:30pm
Free

Night adventures at Karawatha Forest

Enjoy a guided night walk along the Ironbark Trail and discover the wonders of the Karawatha Forest after dark! Participants will walk...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

Fri 24 Nov 2017 • 7:30pm

Friday nights at the Planetarium

Bella Gaia

Looking for something different to do this Friday night? Come along for a date night that's out of this world with the Planetarium's...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 6:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Every Saturday morning, the walkway at the front of Brisbane Powerhouse fills with market stalls selling a variety of fresh products....

Not specified

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Drop into the Centre and check if a volunteer is available for guided walks on the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Toowong to Seventeen Mile Rocks riverside tour

We will ride the bike path which hugs the Western Freeway from Toowong, through Indooroopilly, Kenmore and through to Rocks Riverside...

Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Woodturners Society of Queensland Inc.

Display of woodturning and woodwork items for sale, including bowls, vases, platters, dishes, boxes and kitchen items. Demonstrations of...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Cheese making at home

Learn simple ways to make handmade, great tasting cheese in your own home. Discover the basics of cheese making and how to make your own...

Bulimba Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Flavours of summer with Alison Alexander

Summer is a time for picnics, barbecues, entertaining and gathering with friends and family. This session looks at food for sharing over...

Garden City Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Herb lovers' workshop

Herbs are easy and productive plants for small spaces. Great for beginner gardeners or those who love to cook, this workshop gives you...

Brisbane Square Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 1:00pm
Free

Crop rotation in your vegie patch

Plan a crop rotation for your edible garden that minimises diseases and pests, while creating fertility in the soil. This hands-on...

Mt Ommaney Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 3:00pm
Free

50th Pool Party - Musgrave Park Pool

Everyone's invited to help celebrate Musgrave Park Pool's 50th birthday (1967-2017) with, well, a pool party!...

Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 4:00pm
Free

Christmas Extravaganza

You're invited to Christmas Extravaganza with a special visit by Santa at Frew Park, Milton on Saturday 25 November....

Frew Park, Milton

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 6:30pm
Free

Lighting of the Brisbane City Christmas Tree

Gather in King George Square for the much-loved tradition of the lighting the Brisbane City Christmas Tree on Saturday 25 November. Join...

King George Square, Brisbane City

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 9:00am

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 12:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Roll out summertime

Brisbane's concert, brass and steel bands present summertime classics. Join in the fun and wear your Hawaiian shirt....

New Farm Library

Tue 28 Nov 2017 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Brisbane Choro Ensemble

Enjoy beautiful instrumental music performed by the Brisbane Choro Ensemble featuring seven-string guitars, accordion and flute....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

Wed 29 Nov 2017 • 8:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Visit the Jan Powers Farmers Market in Reddacliff Place every Wednesday where the country meets the city. Purchase farm fresh produce,...

Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City

Sat 2 Dec 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Hustlin' Valley Markets

The Hustlin' Valley Market is a brand new market in Brunswick Street Mall with a huge range of stalls from local small businesses,...

Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley

6 Jan 2018

Music By The Sea Festival

The annual Music By The Sea Festival presents ticketed and free musical performances across a variety of genres performed by musicians...

Sandgate Town Hall, Sandgate

Sat 6 Jan 2018 • 11:00am

FOMO Festival

FOMO Festival reveals a huge 2018 music line-up with RL Grime, Kaytranada, Zhu, Post Malone, SZA and more. ...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

Sat 13 Jan 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Jamboree Festival

In 1967/1968, for the first time in Queensland History the Centenary Suburbs was inundated with around 16,000 Boy Scouts from 19...

Wood Park, Middle Park

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