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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.

Diwali - Festival of Lights, lights up the city on Friday 26 October with bollywood dancing, delicious food and fun celebrations.

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.

1 Oct - 1 Dec 2018
Free

Medibank Feel Good Program

The Medibank Feel Good Program is a series of free fitness classes held in South Bank Parklands on the Little Stanley Street lawns....

South Bank Parklands

6 - 20 Oct 2018
Free

Flock

Flock, a temporary art installation produced by Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg, represents a flock of birds in flight over the...

Sandgate Foreshores Park, Sandgate

6 - 20 Oct 2018
Free

Flock

Flock, a temporary art installation produced by Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg, represents a flock of birds in flight over the...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

6 - 20 Oct 2018
Free

Flock

Flock, a temporary art installation produced by Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg, represents a flock of birds in flight over the...

Rose Bay, Esplanade, Manly

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21...

Chandler Resource Recovery Centre, Chandler

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21...

Willawong Resource Recovery Centre, Willawong

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21...

Ferny Grove Resource Recovery Centre, Ferny Grove

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21...

Nudgee Resource Recovery Centre, Nudgee

20 Oct 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Toowong Hands and Hearts Fair

Toowong Hands and Hearts Fair is a fun day out for the whole family with live entertainment, rides, face painting, pre-loved market,...

Toowong State School, 37 St Osyth Street, Toowong

20 Oct 2018 • 2:30pm
Free

Fishwise™

Bookings essential. Fishing at sunset. Bond with your family, connect with nature all while learning the life skill of fishing. At this...

Colmslie Reserve, Morningside

20 Oct 2018 • 4:30pm

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun,...

Jindalee Pool, Jindalee

20 Oct 2018 • 4:30pm

Swan Lake

The Queensland Ballet and Suncorp present Swan Lake....

Riverstage, Brisbane City

20 Oct 2018 • 5:00pm

Kayak night paddle

Bookings essential. A great opportunity to enjoy a relaxing paddle and explore your local waterway in a kayak at night. Enjoy some family...

Queen Victoria Boat Ramp, Lota

21 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21...

Nudgee Resource Recovery Centre, Nudgee

21 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21...

Ferny Grove Resource Recovery Centre, Ferny Grove

21 Oct 2018 • 7:30am
Free

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body focussing on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed...

Majestic Park, Coorparoo

21 Oct 2018 • 7:30am
Free

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All...

Darling Point Park (road reserve)

21 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Brisbane Tomato Festival

Celebrate growing and cooking with heirloom tomatoes. This inaugural event will be presented by the Friends of Brisbane Botanic Gardens ...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

21 Oct 2018 • 8:00am

Deep water aqua running

A deep water workout that uses all major muscle groups. Participants wear a buoyancy belt and the program is suitable for all levels....

Yeronga Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Yeronga

21 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Cancelled

Plogging Brisbane litter clean-up

**CANCELLED** Council’s Litter Prevention team is facilitating community clean-up group, Plogging Brisbane to organise a local clean-up...

Grange Forest Park, 44 Wolverhampton Street, Stafford

21 Oct 2018 • 8:00am

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai...

Woolcock Park, Red Hill

21 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai...

Robinson Park, Fairfield

21 Oct 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Garage Sale Trail

Get thrifty and join thousands who will be taking part in this year's Garage Sale Trail. With more than 500 garage sales across Brisbane,...

Geebung Tip Shop, Geebung

21 Oct 2018 • 10:00am
Cancelled

Spurtopia workshop

Food fermentation

***This event has been rescheduled*** Event is now schedule for 28 October, see new event details. In this practical workshop with Roman...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

21 Oct 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Smart phone eco photography

Bring along a smart phone to this eco photography workshop and see nature through a new lens. This is a creative and fun session that...

Roma Street Parkland

21 Oct 2018 • 10:30am
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...

Garden City Library

21 Oct 2018 • 12:30pm

Spurtopia workshop

Food fermentation

***This event has been rescheduled*** Event is now schedule for 28 October, see new event details. In this practical workshop with Roman...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

21 Oct 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Dash robots

Discover a new world of learning, play and adventure with Dash robots. Participants will learn programming concepts and send simple...

Indooroopilly Library

21 Oct 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Tinker table on Sunday

Drop in for some hands-on experimenting with simple circuit boards, robots and more. Explore coding, circuits, motion and robotics in an...

Brisbane Square Library

21 Oct 2018 • 1:30pm
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

21 Oct 2018 • 1:30pm
Free

TV streaming on the internet

Never miss your favourite television show again. Learn about online streaming and how to use the internet to watch television on a laptop...

Chermside Library

21 Oct 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

eBay and Gumtree basics

Looking to de-clutter or add to your home? Learn about buying and selling goods safely online through eBay and Gumtree. Basic computer...

Carindale Library

23 Oct 2018 • 9:00am

Music jam session

Bring together your skills on either voice, guitar, keyboard or drums to perform popular songs in a band. ...

Northgate Hall, Northgate

23 Oct 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concert

Sharny Russell Trio

Award winning ABC pianist and vocalist Sharny Russell, is one of Australia’s most seasoned and respected jazz musicians....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

23 Oct 2018 • 12:30pm
Free

Guitar and drumming (introduction)

Learn basic chords and guitar strum patterns and play simple drum beats and rolls to produce rhythms....

Northgate Hall, Northgate

23 Oct 2018 • 4:30pm

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Golden hour photo meetup by CameroPro

Bring along your digital cameras for an introductory photography meetup in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. This meetup will be the...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

24 Oct 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Nana Magic

Nana Magic shares her unique stories of her upbringing in Ceduna, South Australia, through song and dance. This children's show is a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

26 Oct 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Diwali - Festival of Lights

Join us for Diwali celebrations in Reddacliff Place with music, bollywood dancing, henna tattoos, delicious Indian and multicultural food...

Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City

26 Oct 2018 • 11:00am

Just A Couple of Song and Dance Men

Let’s turn back the clock and celebrate the wonderful era of the Hollywood movie musicals and the song and dance men that made it so...

SunPAC, Macgregor

26 Oct 2018 • 6:30pm
Free

Navy Week Beat to Quarter and Ceremonial Sunset

Head down to King George Square to experience the annual Royal Australian Navy’s Beat to Quarters and Ceremonial Sunset....

King George Square, Brisbane City

26 Oct 2018 • 6:30pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Thrillers and Chillers

A ghostly invitation from Brisbane Symphonic Band as they prepare to scare and delight you with a Halloween Concert amongst the ghosts of...

Boggo Road Gaol, Dutton Park

27 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Cycling Brisbane In Your Neighbourhood: West End

Cycling Brisbane's In Your Neighbourhood will be visiting Davies Park, West End, just beside the West End Market and on Riverside Drive....

Davies Park, 277 Montague Road, West End

27 Oct 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Gigs and Picnics

Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy an afternoon of Gigs & Picnics in the City....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

27 Oct 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Halloween Movie Night

Come down in our family safe environment for the best opportunity to dress up and embrace Halloween in 2018. We have something the whole...

Runcorn Pool, Runcorn

27 Oct 2018 • 6:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Manly Halloween Street Parade

Brisbane's biggest Halloween parade hosts ghostbusting marching bands Windsor Brass, Bayside Brass and City of Brisbane Pipe Band for a...

Manly Harbour Village, Manly

27 Oct 2018 • 7:30pm
Open

Music Fusion

Come along and enjoy this popular music concert featuring Multitude Choir and the big band sound of Swingalicious Big Band....

Sandgate Town Hall

4 Nov 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Community Open Day

Colmslie Aquatic Centre and Health Club are having a community open day! Take advantage of the free entry, food trucks, kids splash zone,...

Colmslie Pool, Morningside

9 Nov 2018 • 5:30pm
Free

Sherwood Community Festival

The Sherwood Community Festival is a free family event, sponsored by Brisbane City Council, which keeps getting bigger and better each...

Sherwood Road, between Oxley Road and Hedges Street, Sherwood

10 Nov 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

The End of the Line Festival

The End of the Line Festival is a free street festival which aims to showcase and celebrate the unique Brisbane precinct of Woolloongabba...

Jurgens Street Park, Woolloongabba

5 Jan 2019 • 11:00am

FOMO FESTIVAL

Australia’s mainstay summer festival FOMO returns this January with a colossal line-up of artists leading the forefront in hip-hop and...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

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