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Mon 10 Aug 2020 to Sun 22 Nov 2020
Free

From 10 August to 22 November 2020, experience Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery RAZZLE DAZZLE exhibition curated by McCarthySwann Projects curators Amy...

Various locations, Brisbane City

Wed 30 Sep 2020 to Sun 1 Nov 2020

The Brisbane Portrait Prize is all about celebrating Brisbane portrait artists and their sitters, while encouraging public engagement with the arts. Any artist...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Mon 12 to Fri 23 Oct 2020
Free

To celebrate 150 years of Anglicare Southern Queensland, a collection of historic and modern photos are on display at the People’s Gallery, Brisbane City Hall...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

Sat 24 Oct 2020, 6:00am
Free

Each Saturday, the Jan Powers Farmers Markets brings the freshest Queensland produce to Brisbane Powerhouse. Featuring over 120 stalls, the markets are bustling...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Sat 24 Oct 2020, 8:30am
Free

Would you like to improve your bird identification skills, whilst also contributing to citizen science? Join environment centre volunteers to participate in the...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sat 24 Oct 2020, 12:00pm
Free

Gigs & Picnics is back! Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy an afternoon of Gigs & Picnics in The City. You’ll find food trucks and live...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sat 24 Oct 2020, 4:00pm
Free

Get the best seat in the house to enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment, food and drinks before the opening bounce of the 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final on the...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

Sun 25 Oct 2020
Free

**The 9am-12 noon and 12.30-3.30pm sessions are booked out.** Council is proud to present Revive Second-hand Fashion Festival in 2020 at the Brisbane Powerhouse...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Sun 25 Oct 2020

Grandparents Day is a special day celebrated to show the bond between grandparents and grandchildren. Brisbane City Council has a variety of events to celebrate...

Various locations across Brisbane

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Last updated:9 October 2020