What's on in Brisbane | Brisbane City Council

What's on in Brisbane

search

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.

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

18 Nov 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Fish wise

An introduction to fishing or an opportunity to brush up on your skills and meet new friends. Learn knot tying, bait presentation, rod...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

18 Nov 2018 • 9:30am

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....

Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda

18 Nov 2018 • 10:00am

Organic gardening - where to begin

Bookings essential. Roman Spur will show you how to grow organic food in your backyard. Learn how to make self-watering planter boxes...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

18 Nov 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Smart phone eco photography

Bookings essential. Bring along your smart phone to this eco photography workshop and see nature through a new lens. Seek inspiration...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

18 Nov 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Simple photo editing for smartphones and tablets

Learn how to store, organise and make simple changes to digital photos on your smartphone or tablet. Bring your own device. Basic tablet...

Garden City Library

18 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

CANCELLED - BoxFit


City Botanic Gardens, 147 Alice Street, Brisbane City

18 Nov 2018 • 12:30pm

Organic gardening - where to begin

Bookings essential. Roman Spur will show you how to grow organic food in your backyard. Learn how to make self-watering planter boxes...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

18 Nov 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

18 Nov 2018 • 1:30pm
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

18 Nov 2018 • 1:30pm
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...

Chermside Library

18 Nov 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

Cloud basics

Learn about the benefits of cloud storage and cloud computing. We will show you how to use online storage to store photos and documents...

Carindale Library

18 Nov 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

Create-a-circus

Bookings essential. Do you love dressing up and being the centre of attention? This is a drama workshop with a difference! Come and...

Kookaburra Park - West, Karana Downs

18 Nov 2018 • 5:00pm

Canoe night paddle

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

Simpsons Playground

19 Nov 2018 • 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

19 Nov 2018 • 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

19 Nov 2018 • 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

19 Nov 2018 • 10:00am
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

20 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concert

Forever Everly Tribute to the Everly Brothers

Internationally acclaimed tribute show Forever Everly is described by critics as "the closest thing you will get to the real thing", with...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

20 Nov 2018 • 1:15pm
Free

Henry Willis Organ Recital - David Drury

This recital performance will feature award winning organist David Drury and will follow on from the Lord Mayor’s City Hall Concert. Born...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

20 Nov 2018 • 6:30pm
Free

Lord Mayor’s Writers in Residence series

Meet Lee Child

Join Lee Child, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series, as he discusses his hotly anticipated new thriller in...

Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall

22 Nov - 2 Dec 2018

Wonderland Festival 2018

As the days warm up and dusk playfully turns into evening, Wonderland Festival turns up the intensity with a unique carnival of burlesque...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

24 Nov 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

24 Nov 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Plogging Brisbane litter clean-up

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

Grange Forest Park, 44 Wolverhampton Street, Stafford

24 Nov 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Graceville community street tree planting event

Join us to plant street trees and make your neighbourhood cooler, shadier and greener. Come along and meet your neighbours, enjoy a...

Simpsons Playground

24 Nov 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Love Food Hate Waste suburb activation

Come talk food waste with Council’s Love Food Hate Waste team. The team will be at your local shopping centre with free samples of banana...

The Station Oxley, 133 Oxley Station Rd, Oxley QLD 4075

24 Nov 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

24 Nov 2018 • 9:00am

Norman Creek canoe clean-up

Bring a friend and explore Norman Creek on a guided canoe paddle to rescue the wetlands from rubbish! Make a difference while having fun...

Heath Park, East Brisbane

24 Nov 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Family day out

Come along to Fitzgibbon Community Centre for a family-friendly day of activities including wildlife interactions, guided walks through...

Flinders Park, Otway Circuit, Fitzgibbon

24 Nov 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

24 Nov 2018 • 2:00pm

Gang of Youths presents A More Perfect Union

Just months away from the kick-off of their record-breaking ‘Say Yes To Life ’ Tour, Sydney’s Gang Of Youths are excited to announce that...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

24 Nov 2018 • 7:00pm
Free

WornOUT? 2018

Celebrating and showcasing the creativity of the re-fashion and Cosplay communities in Brisbane....

Princess Theatre, 8 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba

25 Nov 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Bands in Parks

Full Steam Ahead

Enjoy a band with the local community at Bracken Ridge with sausage sizzles, food and plant stalls and rides on a real steam train run by...

McPherson Park, Bracken Ridge

25 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Summertime Fiesta

Brisbane's swing, brass and steel bands present a light toe-tapping program of summertime classics. Wear your Hawaiian shirt and dance to...

New Farm Park, New Farm

26 Nov 2018 • 8:00pm

Reggie Watts - Finally Back In Australia Tour

Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocal artist/beatboxer/musician/comedian who wows audiences with his live performances which...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

27 Nov 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concert

Gone Molly

Winners of three titles in the Australian Celtic Music Awards 2018, songwriter Sally Harris and Declan Affley award winner Rebecca Wright...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

30 Nov 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Paddington Christmas Fair

The Paddington Christmas Fair is filled with lots of free family fun, the traders of Paddington want you to come along and enjoy an...

Latrobe and Given Terraces, Paddington

30 Nov 2018 • 6:30pm
Free

Lighting of the Christmas Tree

Brisbane’s towering 22 metre tall Christmas tree is returning to King George Square, and on Friday 30 November you can witness the...

King George Square, Brisbane City

1 Dec 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Kenmore community street tree planting event

Join us to plant street trees and make your neighbourhood cooler, shadier and greener. Come along and meet your neighbours, enjoy a...

Kenmore South State School, 16 Kersley Rd, Kenmore

1 Dec 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Brisbane Twilight Market

The Christmas Brisbane Twilight Markets, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, is a meet-the-maker event and is the only Brisbane-based...

King George Square, Brisbane City

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

Stay in the know

Want to find out about the best Brisbane events and activities? Sign up for our monthly What's On e-newsletter and stay up to date with festivals, markets, events for kids, sport and recreation activities and other fabulous events in Brisbane.

Download latest issue
Stay in the know