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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.

18 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

18 Jan 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Library e-books for Androids and iPads

Discover the wonderful range of free online resources available through Brisbane libraries. This session includes tips on how to read,...

Fairfield Library

18 Jan 2019 • 2:30pm
Free

School holiday fun

Sphero robots in space

Join a coding adventure that is out of this world. Create your own solar system by programming Sphero to orbit the sun. No prior...

Wynnum Library

18 Jan 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

School holiday fun

A treehouse adventure!

Join us for some fun activities all about Andy and Terry in the hilarious Treehouse series. Test your treehouse knowledge with our tricky...

Everton Park Library

18 Jan 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

Community skateboard workshop

Free skateboarding workshops are here! Learn how to skateboard with our highly qualified teaching ASF Coaches. Learn the basics, improve...

J.F O'Grady Memorial Park, Fairfield

18 Jan 2019 • 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

18 Jan 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

City Sounds

Leo Altarelli

Leo Altarelli is a naturally talented and experienced performer originating from the UK. He is a singer-songwriter influenced by blues,...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 5:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Christian Patey

Christian Patey has strayed from his folk roots and has been joining forces with electronic producers from across the world to create a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 5:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Shannon Sol Carroll

Shannon Sol Carroll is a singer songwriter hailing from the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Known predominantly for his work as singer and...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

City Sounds

Leo Altarelli

Leo Altarelli is a naturally talented and experienced performer originating from the UK. He is a singer-songwriter influenced by blues,...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Christian Patey

Christian Patey has strayed from his folk roots and has been joining forces with electronic producers from across the world to create a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Shannon Sol Carroll

Shannon Sol Carroll is a singer songwriter hailing from the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Known predominantly for his work as singer and...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 6:30pm
Free

City Sounds

Leo Altarelli

Leo Altarelli is a naturally talented and experienced performer originating from the UK. He is a singer-songwriter influenced by blues,...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 7:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Christian Patey

Christian Patey has strayed from his folk roots and has been joining forces with electronic producers from across the world to create a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 7:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Shannon Sol Carroll

Shannon Sol Carroll is a singer songwriter hailing from the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Known predominantly for his work as singer and...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

19 Jan 2019 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

19 Jan 2019 • 8:00am
Open

Joint Mobility

This beginner workshop for all ages is structured around simple movements that are specifically focused on joint rotation, increasing the...

Hamilton Town Hall

19 Jan 2019 • 8:00am

Standup paddleboard

Come and learn how to paddleboard with Brisbane's Only Accredited School.

Sandgate Foreshores Park, Sandgate

19 Jan 2019 • 8:30am

Speed date an electric bike

Bookings essential. Think Brisbane is too hilly and hot to ride? Think again! Come and try an electric bike and see how the power boost...

Electric Bikes Brisbane, 26 Douglas Street, Milton

19 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

19 Jan 2019 • 9:00am

Stand up paddling

Bookings essential. Come and try the latest craze whilst keeping fit! All equipment provided.

Arthur Davis Park

19 Jan 2019 • 9:30am
Free

School holiday fun

Original comic book creations

Join Adam Rose, independently published comic book artist, to learn the basics of layout, styling and technique to design your own...

Wynnum Library

19 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

19 Jan 2019 • 10:00am

Windsurfing

Bookings essential. Introduction to the thrill of windsurfing from qualified instructors. All equipment provided.

Arthur Davis Park

19 Jan 2019 • 10:00am

Windsurfing

Come and learn how to windsurf with Brisbane's Only Accredited School.

Sandgate Foreshores Park, Sandgate

19 Jan 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Summer Reading

Workshop: Create your own characters for a book

Budding illustrators and cartoonists will enjoy this workshop with award winning cartoonist and illustrator Phil Judd. Phil’s comic strip...

Mt Gravatt Library

19 Jan 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Summer Reading

Workshop: Pizza gardens for kids

Who doesn’t love pizza? Grow the herbs and vegies that are your favourites for pizza by starting them off in your own mini pizza box...

Nundah Library

19 Jan 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Library e-books and downloads

Discover the wonderful range of free online resources available through Brisbane libraries. This session includes tips on how to read,...

New Farm Library

19 Jan 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Urban native gardening

Wondering which natives grow best in Brisbane? Join horticulturist Claire Bickle as she shares a lifelong love of native gardens during...

Stones Corner Library

19 Jan 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Perfect plants for easy care gardens

The perfect seminar for people with limited time, yet still want attractive gardens. Horticulturist Noel Burdette will share tips to help...

Fairfield Library

19 Jan 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Indoor plants for health

Cities around the world see indoor plants as an effective way to enhance the health of office workers. These health benefits extend into...

Ashgrove Library

19 Jan 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Mini olympics

Even thought what it would be like to be a Olympic champion? Creat the excitement of a team victory with fames like boffa hockey, earth...

Calamvale District Park, Calamvale

19 Jan 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

Music on the Mountain Top

Come join us on the mountain top for a free community event every second Saturday night....

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

19 Jan 2019 • 4:30pm

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun,...

Jindalee Pool, Jindalee

20 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

20 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

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

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

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