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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.

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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.

22 Feb - 24 Mar 2019

Brisbane Comedy Festival

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

Various locations

15 Mar - 3 Apr 2019
Free

Curiocity

Take a break from reality and immerse yourself in Curiocity Brisbane – a brand-new series of science, art and technology experiences...

Various locations in Brisbane

22 - 24 Mar 2019

Slow Fashion Weekend

MoB’s Slow Fashion Weekend will shine a spotlight on slow fashion, artisanal skills and a make-and-mend approach to fashion consumption....

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

22 Mar 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Junior 3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

22 Mar 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Senior 5-10 years)

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

22 Mar 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

Chermside English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library every Friday (except during school holidays). Come along to make new friends and...

Chermside Library

22 Mar 2019 • 3:30pm
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

22 Mar 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

22 Mar 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

World Science Festival

Library laboratory

Celebrate the World Science Festival by joining our library staff as they share their favourite science experiments. What will we do in...

Ashgrove Library

22 Mar 2019 • 3:45pm
Free

KineticKids Junior

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of young children's physical health and mental wellness. Learn...

Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa

22 Mar 2019 • 4:15pm
Free

KineticKids Senior

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of young children's physical health and mental wellness. Learn...

Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa

22 Mar 2019 • 6:00pm

Rock climbing - Session 1

Bookings essential. Twilight Climb at Kangaroo Point. Experience the thrills of climbing at Kangaroo point under the safe instruction of...

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point

22 Mar 2019 • 8:00pm

Rock climbing - Session 2

Bookings essential. Twilight Climb at Kangaroo Point. Experience the thrills of climbing at Kangaroo point under the safe instruction of...

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point

23 Mar 2019 • 7:00am
Free

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and...

Majestic Park, Coorparoo

23 Mar 2019 • 7:00am
Free

Boxfit

This session targets cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength, stamina, coordination, speed and power. Your whole body gets a...

Kuringgai Park, Fitzgibbon

23 Mar 2019 • 7:00am
Free

Boxing

Bookings essential. Boxing is a great full body workout that will have you hooked for more. Focusing on technique while improving in...

Col Bennett Park, Algester

23 Mar 2019 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners (Inc)

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

Mitchelton Library

23 Mar 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Grange Library Growers working bee

Visit Grange Library to help tend the citrus and herb garden and join in easy gardening tasks.

Grange Library

23 Mar 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 Mar 2019 • 8:30am

West Brisbane Orchid Society

West Brisbane Orchid Society enables orchid growers and enthusiasts to show their plants (30 plus classes, varieties and types), have...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

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

23 Mar 2019 • 9:30am
Free

Rain Gardens - World Water Day

We all love our healthy creeks and rivers, and now we can use our creative gardening skills to help keep them that way! Come and...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Exploring Ancestry.com

Learn how to search the genealogical records and use family history tools available in Ancestry.com, the world's largest online family...

Coopers Plains Library

23 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Guided 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

23 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Guided walk in Karawatha Forest

Did you know the Karawatha Forest is one of the largest areas of remnant bushland within our city? Learn about the local flora and fauna...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

23 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

World Science Festival

World Science Festival: Library laboratory

To celebrate the World Science Festival, join library staff as they share their favourite science experiments. What will we do in the...

Indooroopilly Library

23 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

World Science Festival

World Science Festival: Motion madness

Feel the forces, experience the motion! Presented by education specialist Dr Joe, this show is a fun and informative way to introduce...

Carindale Library

23 Mar 2019 • 10:30am
Free

The world of herbs

Herbs are a popular gardening choice for many reasons. This workshop with horticulturist Noel Burdette showcases what is required for...

Banyo Library

23 Mar 2019 • 10:30am
Free

iPad skills one

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

Wynnum Library

24 Mar 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Bands in Parks

Stage Bands and Steam Trains

Join the local community at Bracken Ridge for their monthly Train day with music by Sandgate District State High School featuring junior...

McPherson Park, Bracken Ridge

24 Mar 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Bands in Parks

Dragons, Fairies and Superheroes

Get ready to slay some dragons as Queensland Wind Orchestra conducted by David Law takes kids on a magical journey through favourite...

7th Brigade Park, Chermside

24 Mar 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

World Science Festival

World Science Festival: The great paper plane race

What are the factors that affect plane flight? Can you design and build a winning plane? Learn the history of avionics and participate in...

Carindale Library

26 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Enoggera Ensemble

This dynamic string ensemble brings Australia's rich musical history to life showcasing music from the 1880s-1930s....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

27 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Zom Kolbe Kolbe Dance Group

Zom Kolbe Kolbe Dance Group comprises men, women and children who are descendants of Murray Island, the most eastern island of the Torres...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

28 Mar - 14 Apr 2019

Brisbane Cycling Festival

The Brisbane Cycling Festival will roll into the city from 28 March to 14 April, bringing with it world class races to celebrate riding...

Various locations in Brisbane

30 Mar - 7 Apr 2019

Supercell - Festival of Contemporary Dance

Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance 2019, presents a jam-packed program celebrating bodies in motion. From 30 March - 7 April 2019...

Various locations

30 Mar 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

Earth Hour: Night adventures

Celebrate Earth Hour and enjoy a guided night-walk with staff from Brisbane City Council’s Environment Centres and discover the wonders...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

31 Mar 2019 • 12:00am
Free

Neighbour Day 2019

Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of local communities held in the last week of March each year. It’s a great day to meet...

Brisbane

31 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Food Trucks and Movie Music

Brisbane Regional Youth Orchestra playing movie blockbusters and overtures and joined by Brisbane Regional Youth Jazz Ensemble (BRYJE)...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

2 Apr 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

A Pommie Night Out

Dynamic pint-sized British comedienne Bubble and David Lee-Jay present a nostalgic concert of slapstick humour and sing-along from the...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

3 Apr 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Tamwah

Tamwah is a soul rebel, an indigenous songwomban, poet, visual artist that unapologetically knows herself as a multi-dimensional light...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

4 Apr 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Clarence Street Youth Music Event

Come along to Clarence Street and enjoy musical performances from young people, get your creativity flowing in a music workshop or...

Clarence Street, 36-40 Clarence Street, South Brisbane

6 Apr 2019 • 12:00am
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

3 on 3 basketball

Come along to PCYC Zilmere in O'Callaghan and register a team to compete in the 3 on 3 basketball tournament. Pre-register at PCYC...

O'Callaghan Park

6 Apr 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Youth Week Launch Event

4ZZZ will host the launch night of Brisbane Youth Week for 2019 at an all ages, free and accessible gig to be enjoyed by 12-25 year old...

Music Industry College, 38 Berwick Street, Fortitude Valley

9 Apr 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Bay Wave Youth Community Festival

Bay Wave Youth and Community Festival as part of Brisbane Youth Week celebrates and recognises the importance and achievements of young...

Waterloo Bay Leisure, 241 Tingal Road, Wynnum

10 Apr 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Queeriosity 2019

Queeriosity is the premiere annual queer spectacular held by Open Doors Youth Service for the LGBTIQAP+ youth aged 12-25. Queeriosity...

The Tivoli, 52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley

12 Apr 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Splash Colour Fun Run

Splash of Colour Fun Run will be a fun and an exciting family friendly event that will include a short run, jog, or walk in the park....

D.J. Sherrington Park, Inala

13 Apr 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Twilight Vibes

Come along to the Mount Gravatt PCYC for Twilight Vibes. Enjoy live musical performances, get tucked in to some free tucker, show off...

PCYC Mount Gravatt, 90 Klumpp Road, Mt Gravatt

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