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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.

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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.

22 Feb - 24 Mar 2019

Brisbane Comedy Festival

Comic musings, side-splitting stories and tear-inducing tales…...

Various locations

15 Mar - 3 Apr 2019
Free

Curiocity

Take a break from reality and immerse yourself in Curiocity Brisbane – a brand-new series of science, art and technology experiences...

Various locations in Brisbane

22 - 24 Mar 2019

Slow Fashion Weekend

MoB’s Slow Fashion Weekend will shine a spotlight on slow fashion, artisanal skills and a make-and-mend approach to fashion consumption....

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

24 Mar 2019 • 5:00pm
Free

Ballroom dancing

Learn ballroom, Latin and sequence dances in a fun and friendly environment. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Fortitude Valley PCYC, 458 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley

25 Mar 2019 • 6:00am
Free

10 of the best

This program combines both strength and cardio exercises providing participants with a highly challenging activity. This program...

Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong

25 Mar 2019 • 6:00am
Free

HIIT body conditioning

Bookings essential. Take your training to the next level and get better results in less time. High intensity interval training to improve...

Jubilee Park, Bardon

25 Mar 2019 • 6:00am
Cancelled

BrisAsia Festival

Tai Chi Qigong

***This event has been cancelled*** If you'd like to enjoy Tai Chi Qiqong at Arthur Davis Park - join our 6pm class each Monday evening...

Arthur Davis Park

25 Mar 2019 • 6:00am
Free

Warrior circuit

Bookings essential. This circuit involves strength exercises on park gym equipment and running from apparatus to apparatus. This would be...

Robertson Park, Taringa

25 Mar 2019 • 6:30am

Pilates

Strengthen stabilising muscles of the core through abdominal based exercises. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Moora Park, Shorncliffe

25 Mar 2019 • 7:00am
Free

Group fitness challenge

A variety of cardio and strength exercises to make a fitter and stronger you.

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

25 Mar 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Move Stretch and Breathe

A gentle blend of movement, yoga and breathing techniques to increase your cardio, flexibility, strength and balance. All levels catered...

Toowong Community Hall, Josling Street, Toowong

25 Mar 2019 • 8:00am

Tai Chi for balance, stability and healthy ageing

Good balance requires mental and physical fitness. This proven falls-prevention program is adapted for all levels of ability. A dynamic...

Old Friary, 139 Brookfield Road, Kenmore Hills

25 Mar 2019 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Bridge

The game of bridge has two main parts: the bidding (also called the 'auction') and the play. You should learn the play first because it...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

25 Mar 2019 • 8:45am

50 Plus: Clogging

Clogging is a type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used musically by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

25 Mar 2019 • 9:00am

50 Plus: Art in bark workshop

This art form is unique to Australia and utilises the paper bark shreds of melaleuca trees. Different trees produce different colours and...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

25 Mar 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Android skills two

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

Garden City Library

25 Mar 2019 • 11:30am

50 Plus: City sequence ballroom dancing

Sequence dancing in general is much older than modern ballroom dances and is a form of dance in which a preset pattern of movements is...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

25 Mar 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library weekly on a Monday morning. Come along to make new friends and improve your English...

Garden City Library

25 Mar 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Be Connected at the library

Get together with other locals taking part in Be Connected, a free Australian Government initiative helping you to develop digital skills...

Sunnybank Hills Library

25 Mar 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

CreateIt

Drop in to spark your child's imagination through learning by making. Participate in hands-on activities that explore science, technology...

Garden City Library

26 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Bush Kindy

Parents and carers can enjoy a range of nature-based sensory play to keep their toddlers entertained and engaged within the surroundings...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

26 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Bush Kindy

Parents and carers can enjoy a range of nature-based sensory play to keep their toddlers entertained and engaged within the surroundings...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

26 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Enoggera Ensemble

This dynamic string ensemble brings Australia's rich musical history to life showcasing music from the 1880s-1930s....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

27 Mar 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Guided walk for seniors

Join us for an informative guided walk through the useful plants trail at Downfall Creek Reserve and learn about the traditional uses of...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

27 Mar 2019 • 9:30am
Free

Family fitness in nature

The whole family can get together, get fit and get back to nature at Karawatha Forest. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

27 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Bush Kindy

Parents and carers can enjoy a range of nature-based sensory play to keep their toddlers entertained and engaged within the surroundings...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

27 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Bush Kindy

Parents and carers can enjoy a range of nature-based sensory play to keep their toddlers entertained and engaged within the surroundings...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

27 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Zom Kolbe Kolbe Dance Group

Zom Kolbe Kolbe Dance Group comprises men, women and children who are descendants of Murray Island, the most eastern island of the Torres...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

28 Mar - 14 Apr 2019

Brisbane Cycling Festival

The Brisbane Cycling Festival will roll into the city from 28 March to 14 April, bringing with it world class races to celebrate riding...

Various locations in Brisbane

28 Mar 2019 • 7:30am
Free

Yoga in nature

Reconnect with nature, relax, meet new people and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds of Raven St Reserve. Afterwards explore the...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

28 Mar 2019 • 9:30am
Free

Grange Library Growers working bee

Visit Grange Library to help tend the citrus and herb garden and join in easy gardening tasks.

Grange Library

28 Mar 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Sustainable Living Workshop

Drop in and learn how you can make a difference by living sustainably, every Thursday, at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Workshops cover...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

30 Mar - 7 Apr 2019

Supercell - Festival of Contemporary Dance

Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance 2019, presents a jam-packed program celebrating bodies in motion. From 30 March - 7 April 2019...

Various locations

30 Mar 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

Earth Hour: Night adventures

Celebrate Earth Hour and enjoy a guided night-walk with staff from Brisbane City Council’s Environment Centres and discover the wonders...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

31 Mar 2019 • 12:00am
Free

Neighbour Day 2019

Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of local communities held in the last week of March each year. It’s a great day to meet...

Brisbane

31 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Food Trucks and Movie Music

Brisbane Regional Youth Orchestra playing movie blockbusters and overtures and joined by Brisbane Regional Youth Jazz Ensemble (BRYJE)...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

31 Mar 2019 • 7:00pm

Moonlight Cinema

Bohemian Rhapsody - Sing-Along (M)

Come along to the Moonlight Cinema at the Amphitheatre in Roma Street Parkland....

Roma Street Parkland

2 Apr 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

A Pommie Night Out

Dynamic pint-sized British comedienne Bubble and David Lee-Jay present a nostalgic concert of slapstick humour and sing-along from the...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

3 Apr 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Tamwah

Tamwah is a soul rebel, an indigenous songwomban, poet, visual artist that unapologetically knows herself as a multi-dimensional light...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

4 Apr 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Clarence Street Youth Music Event

Come along to Clarence Street and enjoy musical performances from young people, get your creativity flowing in a music workshop or...

Clarence Street, 36-40 Clarence Street, South Brisbane

6 Apr 2019 • 12:00am
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

3 on 3 basketball

Come along to PCYC Zilmere in O'Callaghan and register a team to compete in the 3 on 3 basketball tournament. Pre-register at PCYC...

O'Callaghan Park

6 Apr 2019 • 10:00am

Brisbane Youth Week

Beats on Boats

Catch a CityCat and catch some awesome live tunes! Beats on Boats presents talented young musicians performing on CityCats as part of...

On CityCats travelling between New Farm ferry terminal and St Lucia ferry terminal

6 Apr 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Freedom of Entry parade

Join HMAS Brisbane and witness more than 200 officers and sailors exercise their right to Freedom of Entry to the City of Brisbane. A...

Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

6 Apr 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Youth Week Launch Event

4ZZZ will host the launch night of Brisbane Youth Week for 2019 at an all ages, free and accessible gig to be enjoyed by 12-25 year old...

Music Industry College, 38 Berwick Street, Fortitude Valley

9 Apr 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Bay Wave Youth Community Festival

Bay Wave Youth and Community Festival as part of Brisbane Youth Week celebrates and recognises the importance and achievements of young...

Waterloo Bay Leisure, 241 Tingal Road, Wynnum

10 Apr 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Queeriosity 2019

Queeriosity is the premiere annual queer spectacular held by Open Doors Youth Service for the LGBTIQAP+ youth aged 12-25. Queeriosity...

The Tivoli, 52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley

12 Apr 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Splash Colour Fun Run

Splash of Colour Fun Run will be a fun and an exciting family friendly event that will include a short run, jog, or walk in the park....

D.J. Sherrington Park, Inala

13 Apr 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Twilight Vibes

Come along to the Mount Gravatt PCYC for Twilight Vibes. Enjoy live musical performances, get tucked in to some free tucker, show off...

PCYC Mount Gravatt, 90 Klumpp Road, Mt Gravatt

13 Apr 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

Songkran Thai New Year

Brisbane City Council is hosting Songkran Thai New Year in Chinatown Mall on Saturday 13 April. Songkran is Thailand’s most famous...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

13 Apr 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Multicultural Youth Week Tournament

Come along to the Southside Multicultural Youth Week Football Tournament at Mortimer Road Park on Sunday 14 April to celebrate Brisbane...

Mortimer Road Park, Acacia Ridge

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