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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.

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.

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17 Jun - 11 Jul 2017

Winter Festival

Bring the family along to King George Square for iceskating and winter wonderland fun in front of Brisbane's stunning City Hall. Enjoy...

King George Square, Brisbane City

30 Jun - 16 Jul 2017
Free

Black History Month

Urban Dreaming Exhibition

Come see a collection of artwork collated by the Inala Elders which showcases the talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Inala Elders, 79-91 Poinsettia Street, Inala

30 Jun 2017 | 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

30 Jun 2017 | 9:00am
Free

Liz and Friends

Join ten artists working with silver, glass, pottery, silk, paper, fibre, canvas will be exhibiting. We will be working with the Zonta...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

30 Jun 2017 | 9:00am
Free

Pop-up Litter Shop

A fun conversation with the local community about litter prevention and what you can do to keep your area clean and litter-free....

Inala Hall - new (Inala Civic or Community Centre), Inala

30 Jun 2017 | 9:00am

Snow4Kids

Get ready to get your hands on real snow in Brisbane this winter! Snow4Kids is back at South Bank from 24 June to 9 July with real...

South Bank Parklands

30 Jun 2017 | 9:30am
Free

Brisbane Nature Rangers

Brisbane Nature Rangers - Wildlife and the plastic peril

Online bookings essential. Learn about wetlands wildlife and easy ways we can help animals escape the perils of plastic. Join a fun...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

30 Jun 2017 | 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...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am
Free

100% Brisbane

We are pulling back the layers of our city, going beneath the surface of high rises and the jacaranda trees to discover the very real...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Escape the crowds with your children

If you're in the city these school holidays, drop into the children's lounge on level one of Brisbane Square Library and take part in...

Brisbane Square Library

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Inala NAIDOC Week Launch

Join the Inala Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to launch their NAIDOC Week celebrations....

Inala Civic Centre, 4/1 Kittyhawk Avenue, Inala

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am

Indoor Abseiling

Take on our 10 metre abseil tower and feel the fear factor! Suitable for everybody with a sense of adventure....

The Rock Indoor Climbing Gym 61 Sandstone Place, Parkinson

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am

Indoor Abseiling

Take on our 10 metre abseil tower and feel the fear factor! Suitable for everybody with a sense of adventure....

The Rock Indoor Climbing Gym 61 Sandstone Place, Parkinson

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am
Free

One Million Stars to End Violence

One Million Stars to End Violence is a love and peace-filled community project. These beautiful stars are symbols of light, courage and...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Robert Andrew: Our mutable histories

History is a changeable force. It is recorded, erased, re-written and scraped back revealing rich cross-sections of layered lives and...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am
Free

School holiday maker space

Drop into the library anytime and get creative with our free craft and activity materials for you to make in the library. Ideal for...

Zillmere Library

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Secret Stories

Inspired by Indigenous artist Robert Andrew’s exhibition Our mutable histories, learn how to write a secret story using wax and crayon in...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

30 Jun 2017 | 10:00am

Sushi Making: healthy eating workshop

Learn the art of preparing delicious healthy sushi in this hands-on workshop....

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

30 Jun 2017 | 10:30am
Free

Revolutions: skateboarding clinic

This program makes learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions they will learn the skills of...

Amazons Place Park, Sinnamon Park

30 Jun 2017 | 11:30am
Free

Black History Month

Urban Dreaming Exhibition Launch

Come see a collection of artwork collated by the Inala Elders which showcases the talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Inala Elders, 79-91 Poinsettia Street, Inala

30 Jun 2017 | 12:00pm
Free

DJ Honey - Resident DJ

Part urban myth, part moon dust… DJ Honey has landed!...

Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley

30 Jun 2017 | 1:00pm

Canoe Games

Get a group of friends together, or come on your own for three hours of fun with water games and activities....

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

30 Jun 2017 | 1:00pm
Free

Kayaking

There's nothing like kayaking to some of Brisbane's most interesting marine ecosystems and get to places where most others can't. We will...

Lota Camping Reserve, Lota

30 Jun 2017 | 5:00pm

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

1 Jul 2017 | 6:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Every Saturday morning, the walkway at the front of Brisbane Powerhouse fills with market stalls selling a variety of fresh products....

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

1 Jul 2017 | 9:00am
Free

Liz and Friends

Join ten artists working with silver, glass, pottery, silk, paper, fibre, canvas will be exhibiting. We will be working with the Zonta...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

1 Jul 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Brisbane’s Aboriginal History Greeter Trail

Brisbane’s Aboriginal History Greeter Trail emphasises that in Brisbane there was and always has been a strong Aboriginal presence. This...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

1 Jul 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Brisbane’s Aboriginal Public Art Greeter Trail

In the heart of Brisbane, there is an incredible and exciting collection of Aboriginal public art on display for all to enjoy and connect...

Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Place, South Brisbane

1 Jul 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Secret Stories

Inspired by Indigenous artist Robert Andrew’s exhibition Our mutable histories, learn how to write a secret story using wax and crayon in...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

1 Jul 2017 | 10:00am

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

1 Jul 2017 | 2:45pm

Black History Month

Wynnum Manly Intrust Super Cup Game

The Wynnum Manly Seagulls proudly support the Quandamooka People whose traditional lands include the home ground at Kougari Oval. Come...

Kougari Oval, 92 Wondall Road, Manly West

1 Jul 2017 | 6:00pm

Archè

Melbourne Ballet Company presents Archè - an original ballet based on the classic Swan Lake....

SunPAC, Macgregor

2 Jul 2017 | 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

2 Jul 2017 | 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

2 Jul 2017 | 9:00am

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

2 Jul 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

NAIDOC Celebrations

Join us for NAIDOC as we celebrate the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We have a variety of...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

2 Jul 2017 | 10:00am

Young Designers Market

The Young Designers Market features some of Brisbane's best up-and-coming designers and artists selling a range of fashion and...

South Bank Parklands

5 Jul 2017 | 8:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Visit the Jan Powers Farmers Market in Reddacliff Place every Wednesday where the country meets the city. Purchase farm fresh produce,...

Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City

5 Jul 2017 | 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

6 Jul 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Northside NAIDOC Community Fun Day

Come along and enjoy the Northside NAIDOC Week celebrations. Check out the live band, dance performances, information stalls, art and...

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

7 Jul - 31 Jul 2017

Queensland Music Festival

Katie Noonan (Artistic Director) will bring together the best of local, national and international musicians in the Queensland Music...

Various locations across Brisbane

7 Jul 2017 | 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

7 Jul 2017 | 5:00pm

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets are a South Bank must-do experience while in Brisbane. They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you...

South Bank Parklands

8 Jul 2017 | 11:00am

Pullen Vale Folk Festival

Celebrate the Pullen Vale Folk Festival during its inaugural year. Enjoy collaborative music featuring voices from across the community...

John Sprent Reserve, Moggill

9 Jul 2017 | 9:00am

Le French Festival

Amadeus Orchestra

Le Festival brings together French music, cuisine, culture and entertainment in a celebration of French communities around the world. Be...

South Bank Parklands

14 Jul 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Acacia Ridge NAIDOC

Join the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (aka Murri School) to celebrate Acacia Ridge NAIDOC celebrations. Enjoy...

Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School, 1277 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge

15 Jul 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Regional Flavours

If you’re a foodie with an appreciation for fine local produce and always keen to uncover fantastic kitchen knowledge, Regional Flavours...

South Bank Parklands

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