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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.

New year, new me. Get a head start on your health and fitness goals by coming along to one of our many fitness and well-being classes.

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.

21 Jan 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...

Richard Randall Art Studio

21 Jan 2019 • 9:00am

Putt putt golf

Have fun and play around of Putt-putt golf at our challenging and excting Putt-Putt course. Whether you get a hole in one on one of our...

Victoria Park Golf Complex, Herston

21 Jan 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

21 Jan 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

Android skills one for seniors

Learn how to use the basic features of an Android tablet. Explore apps, connect to Wi-Fi and search on the internet. Perfect for the...

Annerley Library

21 Jan 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

School holiday fun

Brick builders' club

Design and build your own colourful constructions during a fun workshop. Ideal for children aged 5-12 years.

Brisbane Square Library

21 Jan 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Be Connected at the library

Get together with other locals taking part in Be Connected, a free Australian Government initiative helping you to develop digital skills...

Sunnybank Hills Library

21 Jan 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

Summer Reading

Workshop: Writing crime

Based on his experiences in writing his novels Two Wolves and The Fall, Tristan shares tips and tricks in creating a crime story. Idea...

Carindale Library

21 Jan 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

Zumba® Kids

Be active, be healthy and be happy. It’s dance party. Participants will learn different types of dance to modern music. It's fun, it's a...

Bayside Park, Manly

21 Jan 2019 • 5:30pm
Open

Circuit Class for Ladies - All Fitness Levels

Fun circuit class for ladies of all fitness levels. Join in to have fun, meet like-minded ladies and burn some calories....

Wynnum Community Centre

22 Jan 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Rock climbing

Come and experience the thrills of rock climbing in your local area. Minimum age is 12.

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point

22 Jan 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Wheely Fun

Bookings essential. Riding's more fun on two wheels - our friendly trainer will help your young one make the transition from training...

Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale

22 Jan 2019 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Pilates

Strengthen and stretch your body to help stay fit, improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. Get active and social at this Fifty...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

22 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Become a Wheel World Wizard

Bookings essential. Through riding-based games and fun activities learn the skills you need to have fun off-road and on the bikeways....

Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale

22 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Internet skills one

Learn how to find your way around the internet safely, save your favourite websites, search for information and use Google to help you...

Sunnybank Hills Library

22 Jan 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...

Richard Randall Art Studio

22 Jan 2019 • 9:00am

Walkabout Creek stand up paddling

Try the most popular water craze in a calm setting on the Enoggera Reservoir as our instructor guides you along the water.

Walkabout Creek, 60 Mt Nebo Road, Enoggera Reservoir

22 Jan 2019 • 9:30am

50 Plus: JD's Cinematography class

Would you like to make a short movie using your video and photos you have taken with your camera? Do you want to learn how to download...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

22 Jan 2019 • 9:30am

Gentle fitness

Enjoy specifically designed sessions to increase your fitness in a social environment. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Upper Mt Gravatt Progress Hall, Mount Gravatt

22 Jan 2019 • 10:00am
Open

Sewing - Holiday Workshop 2019

Learn to sew by hand. We will be sewing Delicious Pizza (2 Jan), creating cute Mini Monsters (3 Jan), and Juggling Balls (4 Jan)....

St Lucia Community Hall, St Lucia

22 Jan 2019 • 6:00pm
Booked out

Florence + The Machine

***This event is sold out - second show added on 23 January*** Florence + The Machine will embark on their sixth tour of Australia in...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

23 Jan 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...

Richard Randall Art Studio

23 Jan 2019 • 9:30am
Free

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands-on workshop Roman Spur will show you...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Jan 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Summer Reading

Performance: Meet the Proud Foots

The Proud Foots are three young friends who love to surf and play in a band. Pat the Wombat, Koolaz Koala and Billy Blue Tongue go on fun...

Sunnybank Hills Library

23 Jan 2019 • 11:30am
Free

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands-on workshop Roman Spur will show you...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Jan 2019 • 6:00pm
Booked out

Florence + The Machine

***This event is sold out*** Due to overwhelming demand, Florence + The Machine have announced a second and final show at Brisbane’s...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

24 Jan 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...

Richard Randall Art Studio

24 Jan 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Travelling birds

Get to know the birds that visit Brisbane and the Botanic Gardens; the ones that live here all the time, and the ones that fly in...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

25 Jan 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

City Sounds

O' Little Sister

Lyrical folk, with the delicate ebb and flow of emotion‚ O’ Little Sister’s songwriting probes the internal depths of introspection....

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

25 Jan 2019 • 5:00pm
Free

City Sounds

The Dreggs

The Dreggs are made up of Paddy Macrae and Zane Harris. Growing up in the Sunshine Coast with the ocean by their feet, their music is...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

25 Jan 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

City Sounds

O' Little Sister

Lyrical folk, with the delicate ebb and flow of emotion‚ O’ Little Sister’s songwriting probes the internal depths of introspection....

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

25 Jan 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

City Sounds

The Dreggs

The Dreggs are made up of Paddy Macrae and Zane Harris. Growing up in the Sunshine Coast with the ocean by their feet, their music is...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

25 Jan 2019 • 6:30pm
Free

City Sounds

O' Little Sister

Lyrical folk, with the delicate ebb and flow of emotion‚ O’ Little Sister’s songwriting probes the internal depths of introspection....

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

25 Jan 2019 • 7:00pm
Free

City Sounds

The Dreggs

The Dreggs are made up of Paddy Macrae and Zane Harris. Growing up in the Sunshine Coast with the ocean by their feet, their music is...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

26 Jan 2019 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

26 Jan 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Australia Day on the Green

Relax and celebrate the laid back lifestyle of our vast and diverse country with festivities at South Bank....

South Bank Parklands

26 Jan 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

Music on the Mountain Top - Australia Day Special

The Lovewell Project's Music on the Mountain Top is having an Australia Day special....

The Lovewell Project Cafe, Mt Gravatt Lookout, 185 Mt Gravatt Outlook Drive, Mt Gravatt

26 Jan 2019 • 7:30pm
Free

Australia Day fireworks

Relax and celebrate the laid back lifestyle of our vast and diverse country with festivities at South Bank. Watch a free, colourful...

South Bank Parklands

27 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk at Boondall Wetlands

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

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

2 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

World Wetlands Day Walk

Celebrate World Wetlands Day with an informative guided walk around the gentle 2 km Billai Dhagun Circuit. Learn the international...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

5 Feb 2019 • 3:45pm
Free

Chinese New Year

Bi-lingual storytime : Chinese and English

Celebrate Chinese New Year with us at a fun, interactive storytelling session in Chinese and English. Ideal for children aged 2-5 years.

Mitchelton Library

9 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

For the Love of the Game Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival

The inaugural Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival will connect with local and migrant communities over the love of sport. Eagle Sports...

F.R. Caterson Park, Mansfield

9 Feb 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Lunar New Year

Come and celebrate Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion and dragon dancers,...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

10 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

For the Love of the Game Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival

The inaugural Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival will connect with local and migrant communities over the love of sport. Eagle Sports...

F.R. Caterson Park, Mansfield

10 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Dumpling Day

Dumpling Day is about sharing in the wealth of culture and traditions that surround the humble dumpling....

Welcome to Bowen Hills, 631 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills

10 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Lunar New Year

Come and celebrate Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion and dragon dancers,...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

10 Feb 2019 • 8:00pm

Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

Award-winning comedian and writer Sarah Millican is back with a brand new show! You’ll learn about road rage, Rescue Men, farting in...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

14 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Mirai (PG)

Kun enjoys a happy childhood until the arrival of his baby sister, Mirai. As the new baby becomes the centre of their parents' attention,...

Garden City Library

15 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Mirai (PG )

Kun enjoys a happy childhood until the arrival of his baby sister, Mirai. As the new baby becomes the centre of their parents’ attention,...

Brisbane Square Library

16 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

BrisAsia

BrisAsia songs of our homeland: Rhythms of Nepal

Maestro Dheeraj Shrestha, a traditional percussionist, will take you on a journey of the rhythm-scape from Nepal to South Asia. Playing...

Chermside Library

22 Feb - 24 Mar 2019

Brisbane Comedy Festival

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

Various locations

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. Come along...

Kaohsiung Park

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