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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

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 • 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

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 • 7:30am
Free

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body with our class focused on static stretches and abdominal...

Majestic Park, Coorparoo

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 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)

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 • 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

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 8:00am
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

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Nature Walk in Karawatha Forest

Discover the importance of Karawatha Forest on a guided walk along the 2.5 km Rocks track. Learn about the local flora and fauna...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Our volunteers will lead a guided walk along the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally renowned Boondall Wetlands. You will...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

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 • 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

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 11:00am
Free

A brief history of the universe

Learn about the formation of the universe with University of Queensland cosmologist and astro-photographer Josh Calcino. Spanning the...

Brisbane Square Library

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 Park, New Farm

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 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

Mon 27 Nov 2017 • 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

Mon 27 Nov 2017 • 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

Mon 27 Nov 2017 • 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

Mon 27 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
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

Mon 27 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Flavours of summer: Alison Alexander

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

Wynnum Library

Mon 27 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Nature craft for adults

Create your own herbal dream pillow. Using common herbs, create a blend to help you relax and gain a restful sleep. Bookings essential.

Mt Coot-tha Library

Mon 27 Nov 2017 • 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

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

Fri 1 Dec 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 2 Dec 2017 • 8:30am
Free

Holland Park community gardeners

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

Holland Park Library

Sat 2 Dec 2017 • 8:30am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

Visit the Mitchelton Library deck to discuss the library's community citrus grove and herb garden.

Mitchelton Library

Sat 2 Dec 2017 • 9:00am

Brisbane Visual Arts Community Inc

BVAC members will be selling unique handmade gifts. All items for sale are designed and made by local artists and crafts people. Goods...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

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

Sat 2 Dec 2017 • 9:30am
Free

Create an edible garden for children

Children will decorate and plant out a container as they smell and explore the world of herbs. Learn what to grow and when, and discover...

Carina Library

Sun 3 Dec 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

Fri 8 Dec 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

Fri 15 Dec 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

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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