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.

Looking for trinkets, treasures or gifts for loved ones? Check out one of the many markets taking place around Brisbane.

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.

Search events

Sat 4 to Mon 20 May 2019
Brisbane Street Art Festival (BSAF) is a city wide outdoor art festival returning this May. The festival’s two week program will include live mural art, music,...

Various locations around Brisbane

Sat 18 to Mon 20 May 2019
Brisbane’s famous Paniyiri Greek Festival will take over the city in a haze of haloumi-flavoured smoke and Zorba-inspired high kicks, with a two-day celebration...

Musgrave Park, South Brisbane

Thu 23 May 2019, 5:30pm
Free
genYOU inspire 2019 is a series of events presented by Brisbane City Council and delivered by generationYOU, for young people aged 17-25 looking stand out from...

Level 2, The Capital, 155 Queen Street, Brisbane

Sat 25 May 2019, 12:00pm
Free
Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy an afternoon of Gigs and Picnics in the City. You’ll find food trucks and live music at the free...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sat 25 May 2019, 4:00pm
Celebrate the best of local design as BNE DESIGN showcases an impressive array of bespoke homewares, fashion, ceramics, stationery, accessories and more....

Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City

Sun 26 May 2019, 10:00am
Free
Botanic gardens across Australia and New Zealand are celebrating our passion for people and plants. Come along and enjoy a variety of activities including “ask...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 26 May 2019, 10:00am
Free
Take a walk with volunteer guide, Lemise Kassim and learn more about the native stingless bees in our botanic gardens. Walks depart from the Visitor Information...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 26 May 2019, 11:00am
Free
Enjoy a free family-friendly concert at the Mt Coot-tha Songwriters Festival. The festival stage will feature six hours of non-stop original entertainment from...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 26 May 2019, 11:00am
Free
Plants are essential to our lives. Their perfumes and colours give us pleasure. We use them to capture animals for food, to kill, and to heal our ills. Industry...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Stay in the know

Want to find out about the best Brisbane events and activities? Sign up for our monthly What's On e-newsletter and stay up to date with festivals, markets, events for kids, sport and recreation activities and other fabulous events in Brisbane.

Download latest issue

Last updated:15 May 2019