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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.

Explore our beautiful botanic gardens located at Mt Coot-tha and join on in the many activities and events on offer. Discover what's on.

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.

21 - 30 Jun 2018

Queensland Cabaret Festival

The Queensland Cabaret Festival is an annual festival specialising in the presentation and promotion of artists and works in the cabaret...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

23 Jun 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

23 Jun 2018 • 8:45am

Chair yoga

Learn limbering, stretching, strengthening, breathing and relaxation techniques and meditation methods that are designed for people who...

Bracken Ridge Hall, Bracken Ridge

23 Jun 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Nature 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 Jun 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Nature Rangers: Eco Mystery Workshop

It’s a bring a friend day at the Nature Rangers' eco mystery workshop. Participants will nature walk up to 2 km on tidal flats, uneven...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

23 Jun 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Garden design one: Getting inspired and getting started

Have fun being inspired and designing the garden of your dreams. Discuss the issues to consider, and the steps to make it happen....

Kenmore Library

23 Jun 2018 • 11:00am

Winter Solstice Festival

Winter Solstice Festival at Northey Street City Farm is an annual festival operating since 1996. It is a family orientated, community...

Northey Street City Farm

23 Jun 2018 • 12:30pm
Free

Bubble Soccer

Bookings essential. Experience the hilarious and fun game of Bubble Soccer. Surrounded by a huge zorb ball you’ll bounce and bump...

Murarrie Recreation Ground, Murarrie

23 Jun 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Android skills two

Ready to learn more about your Android tablet? Customise your tablet by organising your apps and adjusting basic settings. Discover how...

Bracken Ridge Library

23 Jun 2018 • 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

23 Jun 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Fermented foods

From kimchi to kombucha, kefir to quark, and yoghurt, both dairy and non-dairy; these are fermented foods that you can make at home....

Grange Library

23 Jun 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Girls Skate Brisbane Learn to skate day

Bookings required. Join the Girls Skate Brisbane crew for a session at Murarrie Recreation Ground skate park. Learn to skate, make...

Murarrie Recreation Ground, Murarrie

23 Jun 2018 • 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

23 Jun 2018 • 2:00pm

Short + Sweet Festival 2018

Now entering its tenth year, the biggest ten minute play festival in the world takes centre stage again at Brisbane Powerhouse. Here’s...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

23 Jun 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

Skate Titans Brisbane comp day

Head to Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza for the Brisbane regions State Titles Qualifier for street skateboarding. Learn to skate, watch the...

Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon

23 Jun 2018 • 6:30pm
Cancelled

Bands in Parks

Jailhouse Rock

***This event has been cancelled*** Prior to the Friday night ghost tour of Boggo Road Gaol, join BSB Swing for an hour of ghostbusting...

Boggo Road Gaol, Boggo Road, Dutton Park

24 Jun 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It...

The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake

24 Jun 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Join our volunteers on a 2 km guided walk along the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally renowned Boondall Wetlands....

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

24 Jun 2018 • 9:00am

Qld Camellia Society

View a large variety of named, colourful camellia blooms growing in our Queensland climate. Select and buy your favourite camellia plants...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

24 Jun 2018 • 9:00am
Free

The HDG Artists Annual Exhibition

Come along and enjoy viewing a diverse range of original artworks by emerging and experienced artists. Most of the artworks will be for...

Richard Randall Art Studio

24 Jun 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Meet ocean creatures

Are your kids curious about what creatures live in the ocean? If you answered yes, then be sure not to miss this activity. Your children...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

24 Jun 2018 • 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,...

Garden City Library

24 Jun 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Meet ocean creatures

Are your kids curious about what creatures live in the ocean? If you answered yes, then be sure not to miss this activity. Your children...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

24 Jun 2018 • 1:30pm
Free

Facebook basics

Learn how to create your own Facebook account to connect with family, friends and your favourite organisations. Discover basic navigation...

Indooroopilly Library

24 Jun 2018 • 1:30pm
Free

Smartphone skills

Learn how to navigate your way around a smartphone with a touch screen. This includes how to make and receive calls, create and send text...

Chermside Library

25 Jun 2018 • 9:30am

Tai Chi for health

Gentle exercise for complete fitness. This is a safe and easy-to-learn program proven to: relieve pain and reduce stiffness improve...

Acacia 50 & Better Centre, 29 Chardean Street, Acacia Ridge, QLD

25 Jun 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Hip Hop Classes

Join this fun, free, beginners hip hop class. No experience necessary, just a passion for DANCE.

Zillmere PCYC, 340 Zillmere Road, Zillmere

26 Jun - 1 Jul 2018

Out of the Box Festival

QPAC's Out of the Box Festival is curated to offer connected arts and educational experiences for children aged eight years and under....

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

26 Jun 2018 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Pilates

Strengthen and stretch your body to help stay fit, improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. Get active and social at this Fifty...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

26 Jun 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Buddy Holly and Friends

Setting a Lord Mayor's Tuesday concert audience record last year, Chris Knight has been invited back for a special repeat performance in...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

27 Jun 2018 • 8:00am

Zumba Gold®

Bookings essential. Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you...

Bayside Park, Manly

27 Jun 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Because of Her, We Can

After coming together for a song writing session with Emma Donovan and Deline Briscoe, these three, songbirds have come together for a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

29 Jun 2018 • 7:00pm

Wynnum Beach Volleyball

Official Beach Party Launch

Join Lord Mayor Graham Quirk at a gala fundraising beach party to kick off the 2018 beach volleyball season. Enjoy live music from the...

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum

1 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Black History Month

Coming of the Light

Brisbane City Council supports the Torres Strait Islander community of Brisbane's celebration and acknowledgement of the arrival of...

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 141 Brookes Street, Fortitude Valley

1 Jul 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Bands in Parks

Sunday Jazz By The River

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz in this unique heritage setting for a lazy Sunday by the Brisbane river. Bring your own picnic blankets,...

Newstead Park, Newstead

1 Jul 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Celtic Collections

Journey through the Celtic lands with music from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales performed by South Brisbane Federal Band. Joined by...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

1 Jul 2018 • 2:00pm

A Celtic Concert

The Queensland Irish Choir with guests the Queensland Irish Pipers and Scottish Dancers will sing many Celtic favourites including a...

Sandgate Town Hall

3 Jul 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Organ Concert - Phillip Gearing

Phillip Gearing is a freelance musician, formerly a Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

3 Jul 2018 • 5:30pm
Free

BACI 2018

Brisbane creatives and creative enterprises are invited to attend the 2018 BACI (Brisbane Arts and Culture Innovation) Network. The event...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

11 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Inala NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Join the Inala Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community for their NAIDOC Week celebrations. Entertainment includes dance...

C.J. Greenfield Sports Complex, Richlands

12 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Northside NAIDOC Community Fun Day

Come along and enjoy the Northside NAIDOC Week celebrations. Entertainment includes a live band, dance performances, information stalls,...

Koobara Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Kindergarten, 421 Beams Road, Taigum

13 Jul 2018 • 9:00am

Black History Month

Musgrave Park NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Come and celebrate South East Queensland's largest NAIDOC Week festival with children's activities, face painting, live performances and...

Musgrave Park, South Brisbane

14 - 29 Jul 2018

Peaks To Points Festival

Discover the beauty in greater Brisbane’s backyard at the Peaks to Points Festival 2018....

Various locations around Brisbane

14 Jul 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Seven Hills Theatre Community Open Day

Bring the family to the official opening of the Seven Hills Theatre and see the new parkland courtyard and theatre. Enjoy free children...

Seven Hills Community Hub, 128 Tallowood Drive, Seven Hills (off Clearview Terrace)

21 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

International Tartan Day

Enjoy a free day of family entertainment including a showcase of traditional music, dance and stalls to promote the Scottish community....

King George Square, Brisbane City

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