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Brisbane City Council runs a range of classes, workshops, activities and events in Brisbane. Check out featured and free events, festivals, workshops, art exhibitions and classes, cultural events, local markets and more. You can also like our What's On Brisbane Facebook page to find some other great ideas and events happening around you.

Gather with friends and family this Saturday 25 November to see the annual lighting of the Brisbane Christmas Tree in King George Square.

Council also offers community events held in Brisbane to be published on our Facebook Community Events Calendar. Check the terms and conditions and event listing criteria and complete the submission form.

18 Nov - 19 Dec 2017
Free

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery

Come along and view this inspiring gallery of the 30 finalists in the Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition at the Karawatha...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

18 Nov - 27 Nov 2017
Cancelled

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery - CANCELLED

**This roaming gallery has been cancelled.** Find other upcoming roaming exhibition dates and locations.

Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley

23 Nov - 3 Dec 2017

Wonderland Festival 2017

Roll up, roll up! Sultry summer nights, sizzling spectacles and thrills abound. Brisbane Powerhouse sparkles with its very own end-of...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 6:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Every Saturday morning, the walkway at the front of Brisbane Powerhouse fills with market stalls selling a variety of fresh products....

Not specified

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 7:00am
Free

Back to basics

Bookings essential. Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises...

Perrin Park, Toowong

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 7:00am
Free

Boxercise

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

Majestic Park, Coorparoo

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 7:00am
Free

Tabata and core

Bookings essential. Great combination of interval training to improve cardiovascular fitness and specific core strength and stability...

Jubilee Park, Bardon

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 7:00am
Free

Yoga on the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for every body. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for.

Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 7:15am
Free

Yoga

Breath in the fresh air and outdoors while actively participating in a full body workout with yoga sequences, breathing techniques and...

Bracken Ridge Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 7:30am
Free

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve...

Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Drop into the Centre and check if a volunteer is available for guided walks on the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Toowong to Seventeen Mile Rocks riverside tour

We will ride the bike path which hugs the Western Freeway from Toowong, through Indooroopilly, Kenmore and through to Rocks Riverside...

Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Woodturners Society of Queensland Inc.

Display of woodturning and woodwork items for sale, including bowls, vases, platters, dishes, boxes and kitchen items. Demonstrations of...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Cheese making at home

Learn simple ways to make handmade, great tasting cheese in your own home. Discover the basics of cheese making and how to make your own...

Bulimba Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Flavours of summer with Alison Alexander

Summer is a time for picnics, barbecues, entertaining and gathering with friends and family. This session looks at food for sharing over...

Garden City Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Herb lovers' workshop

Herbs are easy and productive plants for small spaces. Great for beginner gardeners or those who love to cook, this workshop gives you...

Brisbane Square Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am
Free

Maker space on Saturdays

Drop into the library on Saturdays to get creative with free art and craft activities. Ideal for children aged 4-11 years and their carers.

Zillmere Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 10:00am

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 1:00pm
Free

Crop rotation in your vegie patch

Plan a crop rotation for your edible garden that minimises diseases and pests, while creating fertility in the soil. This hands-on...

Mt Ommaney Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 1:00pm
Free

English conversation group

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

Stones Corner Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 1:30pm
Free

CPR awareness

Are you interested in developing practical knowledge and skill in cardiopulmonary resuscitation? This free workshop will give you the...

Indooroopilly Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 2:00pm
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library weekly. Come along to make new friends and improve your English. Learners of all...

Garden City Library

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 3:00pm
Free

50th Pool Party - Musgrave Park Pool

Everyone's invited to help celebrate Musgrave Park Pool's 50th birthday (1967-2017) with, well, a pool party!...

Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 4:00pm
Free

Christmas Extravaganza

You're invited to Christmas Extravaganza with a special visit by Santa at Frew Park, Milton on Saturday 25 November....

Frew Park, Milton

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 4:00pm
Free

Free twilight yoga in the Gardens

Come and join yoga instructor and nutrition coach, Anne Noonan, for twilight Yoga in the Gardens. ...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sat 25 Nov 2017 • 6:30pm
Free

Lighting of the Brisbane City Christmas Tree

Gather in King George Square for the much-loved tradition of the lighting the Brisbane City Christmas Tree on Saturday 25 November. Join...

King George Square, Brisbane City

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Our volunteers will lead a guided walk along the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally renowned Boondall Wetlands. You will...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 9:00am

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Woodturners Society of Queensland Inc.

Display of woodturning and woodwork items for sale, including bowls, vases, platters, dishes, boxes and kitchen items. Demonstrations of...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 11:00am
Free

A brief history of the universe

Learn about the formation of the universe with University of Queensland cosmologist and astro-photographer Josh Calcino. Spanning the...

Brisbane Square Library

Sun 26 Nov 2017 • 12:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Roll out summertime

Brisbane's concert, brass and steel bands present summertime classics. Join in the fun and wear your Hawaiian shirt....

New Farm Park, New Farm

Tue 28 Nov 2017 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Brisbane Choro Ensemble

Enjoy beautiful instrumental music performed by the Brisbane Choro Ensemble featuring seven-string guitars, accordion and flute....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

Wed 29 Nov 2017 • 8:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Visit the Jan Powers Farmers Market in Reddacliff Place every Wednesday where the country meets the city. Purchase farm fresh produce,...

Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City

Fri 1 Dec 2017 • 7:30pm

Friday nights at the Planetarium

Bella Gaia

Looking for something different to do this Friday night? Come along for a date night that's out of this world with the Planetarium's...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Sat 2 Dec 2017 • 9:00am

Brisbane Visual Arts Community Inc

BVAC members will be selling unique handmade gifts. All items for sale are designed and made by local artists and crafts people. Goods...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sat 2 Dec 2017 • 9:00am
Free

Hustlin' Valley Markets

The Hustlin' Valley Market is a brand new market in Brunswick Street Mall with a huge range of stalls from local small businesses,...

Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley

6 Jan 2018

Music By The Sea Festival

The annual Music By The Sea Festival presents ticketed and free musical performances across a variety of genres performed by musicians...

Sandgate Town Hall, Sandgate

Sat 6 Jan 2018 • 11:00am

FOMO Festival

FOMO Festival reveals a huge 2018 music line-up with RL Grime, Kaytranada, Zhu, Post Malone, SZA and more. ...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

Sat 13 Jan 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Jamboree Festival

In 1967/1968, for the first time in Queensland History the Centenary Suburbs was inundated with around 16,000 Boy Scouts from 19...

Wood Park, Middle Park

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