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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.

New year, new me. Get a head start on your health and fitness goals by coming along to one of our many fitness and well-being classes.

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.

18 Jan 2019 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Yoga

An integration of several yoga practices, primarily body movement, traditionally known as postures or asanas. They serve to strengthen...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 9:00am

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

18 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Booked out

Lord Mayor's Children's Concerts

Clowning Workshop hosted by Homunculus Theatre co.

This event has been booked out....

SunPAC, Macgregor

18 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Free

High and low impact interval training

Stay active, fit and healthy by participating in high and low impact exercise sessions.

The lake parklands Forest Lake

18 Jan 2019 • 9:00am

It's rocket science

Bookings essential. Explore the wonders of rockets, flight and space and experience the thrill to build and fly water rockets over 60...

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

18 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Richard Randall Art Studio

18 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Booked out

Lord Mayor's Children's Concerts

Storytelling Workshop with Chasing Smoke

This event has been booked out....

SunPAC, Macgregor

18 Jan 2019 • 9:30am
Free

Chillout yoga

Find your centre, you breath, your relax zone. Stretch your body. Develop self-regulation tools, build confidence and have a challenge in...

Murarrie Recreation Ground, Murarrie

18 Jan 2019 • 9:30am

Zumba Gold®

Ditch the workout, join the party featuring rhythms and dance moves to Latin and international beats targeted to suit older participants...

Coopers Plains Senior Citizens Community Hall, 13 Coley Street, Acacia Ridge

18 Jan 2019 • 9:55am

50 Plus: Zumba Gold/gentle exercise

Physical activity is an important component of maintaining a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle, especially as you grow older. Regular...

Not specified

18 Jan 2019 • 10:00am

It's rocket science

Bookings essential. Explore the wonders of rockets, flight and space and experience the thrill to build and fly water rockets over 60...

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

18 Jan 2019 • 10:00am
Open

Sewing - Holiday Workshop 2019

Learn to sew by hand. We will be sewing Delicious Pizza (2 Jan), creating cute Mini Monsters (3 Jan), and Juggling Balls (4 Jan)....

St Lucia Community Hall, St Lucia

18 Jan 2019 • 10:00am
Free

School holiday fun

Where is the green sheep? art class

Join arts educator specialists Creative Kids Brisbane as they explore Mem Fox and Judy Horacek’s Where is the Green Sheep?, in a fun and...

Carindale Library

18 Jan 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Computer help (Cantonese)

Learn how to find your way around a Windows computer. Bring your computer questions to a group help session facilitated by library staff.

Sunnybank Hills Library

18 Jan 2019 • 11:00am

50 Plus: Line dancing

A choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Boxing for fun

Basic and fun boxing techniques. Working on pads.

Perrin Park, Toowong

18 Jan 2019 • 11:00am
Booked out

Lord Mayor's Children's Concerts

BrisKids Cabaret Performance

This event has been booked out....

SunPAC, Macgregor

18 Jan 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Make your own bliss balls

In this bliss ball making workshop, Emily will teach the kids the importance of nutrition as they create their own delicious bliss balls...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

18 Jan 2019 • 12:00pm
Booked out

Lord Mayor's Children's Concerts

Clowning Workshop hosted by Homunculus Theatre co.

This event has been booked out....

SunPAC, Macgregor

18 Jan 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Northside knitting and crochet group

Bring your own projects and work alongside other crafters or just come to look for ideas.

Banyo Library

18 Jan 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's Children's Concerts

Storytelling Workshop with Chasing Smoke

The Lord Mayor’s Children’s Concerts are a new series of fun and engaging free performances taking place during school holidays!...

SunPAC, Macgregor

18 Jan 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Make your own bliss balls

In this bliss ball making workshop, Emily will teach the kids the importance of nutrition as they create their own delicious bliss balls...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

18 Jan 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Online safety and security basics

Feel safe and confident online by learning the basics of secure internet use. Learn how to protect yourself against viruses and malware,...

Wynnum Library

18 Jan 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Summer Reading

Workshop: Making picture books is fun!

Here, award-winning children's author, Aleesah Darlison, provides a fascinating and educational insight into how pictures books are made....

Garden City Library

18 Jan 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

Summer Reading

Workshop: Create an edible garden for children

Children will decorate and plant out a container as they smell and explore the world of herbs. Learn what to grow and when, and discover...

Grange Library

18 Jan 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Summer Reading

Performance: Deano Yipadee's Happy Hoe-Down

A fun live music performance with bestselling children’s author Deano Yipadee. Read, sing, dance and laugh along with Dean and his chart...

Sandgate Library

18 Jan 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Summer Reading

Performance: Jurassic Joe and the Dinosaur Club

The Jurassic Joe dinosaur show is interactive and educational, as well as being great for Mumosaurus and Daddydactyl too! Enjoy a fun...

Ashgrove Library

18 Jan 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

City Sounds

Leo Altarelli

Leo Altarelli is a naturally talented and experienced performer originating from the UK. He is a singer-songwriter influenced by blues,...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

18 Jan 2019 • 5:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Christian Patey

Christian Patey has strayed from his folk roots and has been joining forces with electronic producers from across the world to create a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

19 Jan 2019 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

19 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Richard Randall Art Studio

19 Jan 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Summer Reading

Workshop: Pizza gardens for kids

Who doesn’t love pizza? Grow the herbs and vegies that are your favourites for pizza by starting them off in your own mini pizza box...

Nundah Library

19 Jan 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Urban native gardening

Wondering which natives grow best in Brisbane? Join horticulturist Claire Bickle as she shares a lifelong love of native gardens during...

Stones Corner Library

19 Jan 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Perfect plants for easy care gardens

The perfect seminar for people with limited time, yet still want attractive gardens. Horticulturist Noel Burdette will share tips to help...

Fairfield Library

19 Jan 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Indoor plants for health

Cities around the world see indoor plants as an effective way to enhance the health of office workers. These health benefits extend into...

Ashgrove Library

19 Jan 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

Music on the Mountain Top

Come join us on the mountain top for a free community event every second Saturday night....

The Lovewell Project Cafe, Mt Gravatt Lookout, 185 Mt Gravatt Outlook Drive, Mt Gravatt

20 Jan 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Richard Randall Art Studio

26 Jan 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Australia Day on the Green

Relax and celebrate the laid back lifestyle of our vast and diverse country with festivities at South Bank....

South Bank Parklands

26 Jan 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

Music on the Mountain Top - Australia Day Special

The Lovewell Project's Music on the Mountain Top is having an Australia Day special....

The Lovewell Project Cafe, Mt Gravatt Lookout, 185 Mt Gravatt Outlook Drive, Mt Gravatt

26 Jan 2019 • 7:30pm
Free

Australia Day fireworks

Relax and celebrate the laid back lifestyle of our vast and diverse country with festivities at South Bank. Watch a free, colourful...

South Bank Parklands

2 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

World Wetlands Day Walk

Celebrate World Wetlands Day with an informative guided walk around the gentle 2 km Billai Dhagun Circuit. Learn the international...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

5 Feb 2019 • 3:45pm
Free

Chinese New Year

Bi-lingual storytime : Chinese and English

Celebrate Chinese New Year with us at a fun, interactive storytelling session in Chinese and English. Ideal for children aged 2-5 years.

Mitchelton Library

9 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

For the Love of the Game Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival

The inaugural Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival will connect with local and migrant communities over the love of sport. Eagle Sports...

F.R. Caterson Park, Mansfield

9 Feb 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Lunar New Year

Come and celebrate Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion and dragon dancers,...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

10 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

For the Love of the Game Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival

The inaugural Brisbane Multicultural Sports Festival will connect with local and migrant communities over the love of sport. Eagle Sports...

F.R. Caterson Park, Mansfield

10 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Dumpling Day

Dumpling Day is about sharing in the wealth of culture and traditions that surround the humble dumpling....

Welcome to Bowen Hills, 631 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills

10 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Lunar New Year

Come and celebrate Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion and dragon dancers,...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

10 Feb 2019 • 8:00pm

Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

Award-winning comedian and writer Sarah Millican is back with a brand new show! You’ll learn about road rage, Rescue Men, farting in...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

15 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Mirai (PG )

Kun enjoys a happy childhood until the arrival of his baby sister, Mirai. As the new baby becomes the centre of their parents’ attention,...

Brisbane Square Library

16 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

BrisAsia

BrisAsia songs of our homeland: Rhythms of Nepal

Maestro Dheeraj Shrestha, a traditional percussionist, will take you on a journey of the rhythm-scape from Nepal to South Asia. Playing...

Chermside Library

16 Feb 2019 • 3:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Summer Party

Celebrate summer at the BrisAsia Summer Party with non-stop entertainment at Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. The dance stage will be...

Musgrave Park, South Brisbane

22 Feb - 24 Mar 2019

Brisbane Comedy Festival

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

Various locations

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