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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.

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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.

9 Sep - 30 Sep 2017

Brisbane Festival

Each September, Brisbane Festival explodes across the city with a thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus, opera and major...

Various locations across Brisbane

9 Sep - 30 Sep 2017
Free

Brisbane Festival

Laser Beak Man - Tim Sharp Exhibition

This exhibition of both classic and new artworks accompanies the production of Laser Beak Man....

La Boite, The Works, 6-8 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove

Sun 24 Sep 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

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season by clearing your garden and recycling green waste for free at Council resource recovery centres this weekend....

Willawong Resource Recovery Centre, Willawong

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season by clearing your garden and recycling green waste for free at Council resource recovery centres this weekend....

Nudgee Resource Recovery Centre, Nudgee

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season by clearing your garden and recycling green waste for free at Council resource recovery centres this weekend....

Chandler Resource Recovery Centre, Chandler

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season by clearing your garden and recycling green waste for free at Council resource recovery centres this weekend....

Ferny Grove Resource Recovery Centre, Ferny Grove

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 7:00am
Free

Fish wise

Introduction or brush up on your skills and meet new friends. Learn knot tying, bait presentation, rod casting and other tips to make...

95 Allpass Parade, Shorncliffe

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 7:30am
Free

Wetlands social ride and bike maintenance

Bookings essential. Don't get caught out, learn how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips. Then...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 24 Sep 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

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 9:00am

Bonsai Society of Queensland Inc.

This exhibition presents bonsai created by the Bonsai Society of Queensland Inc. as well as viewing stones from their collections. There...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 9:00am
Free

Fitness bootcamp

Get active with high and low intensity interval training. This session includes bootcamp type activities to increase fitness....

Pegg's Park, Moorooka

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 9:00am
Free

Nature Walk in Karawatha Forest

Discover the importance of Karawatha Forest on a guided walk along the 2.5 km Rocks track. Learn about the local flora and fauna...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Drop into the Centre and check if a volunteer is available for guided walks on the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 24 Sep 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

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 9:30am
Free

From the Ground Up - Companion planting for food gardens

This month’s From the Ground Up workshop provides advice about combining plants and companion planting. Plants can be combined to be...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Creative superstars

Engage in drama, art and team building games and activities that are fun, inspiring and interactive. Everyone will get to know one...

Teralba Park, Everton Park

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Exploring Natural Dyes

Explore the ancient process of fabric dyeing using botanical pigments. Learn how to extract gorgeous colours from native species and some...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 10:00am
Free

MoB Kids

Fruiti Bunting

Children will use their imagination and creativity to create their very own string of fruiti bunting. Crafters can use the shapes,...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 10:00am
Free

MoB Kids

Fruiti Fold

Inspired by the beautiful fruits and vegetables growing in our region, little crafters get busy with scissors, colouring pencils and glue...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Meet ocean creatures at Boondall Wetlands

Drop in to this engaging activity where children will learn about marine life, meet some animals that dwell beneath the sea and discover...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 10:30am

Lantern making

In this workshop we are offering the opportunity for you to make your own unique lantern. You’ll be amazed at how beautiful and effective...

Wittonga Park, The Gap

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 10:30am

MoB Kids

Whacky Food Feast

This Willy Wonka-inspired event will be the stuff of dreams for children aged 6-12 and their families. You’ll decorate the room with food...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 11:30am
Free

Fish Wise™ recreational fishing instruction

Learn the basics of responsible and sustainable fishing practices. Activities include. Knot tying, bait presentation, rod casting and...

Tinchi Tamba Wetlands Reserve, Bald Hills

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 1:30pm
Free

Intro to skateparks: scooter and skate clinic

These school holidays come and join us for free skateboard and scooter lessons. These clinics will cater for first time users and people...

Warren Ritchie Memorial Complex Park, Ellen Grove

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 2:00pm

Face and body art

Decorate your own face and body and that of your friends with bold funky designs based on your own creations and a range of fantastic...

The Rafting Ground Park, Brookfield

Sun 24 Sep 2017 | 2:00pm

MoB Kids

Whacky Food Feast

This Willy Wonka-inspired event will be the stuff of dreams for children aged 6-12 and their families. You’ll decorate the room with food...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Wed 27 Sep 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

Thu 28 Sep 2017 | 9:00am
Free

Little Days Out

Superhero Escapades

Run! Jump! Fly! A super-energetic workshop aimed at building confidence, self-esteem and a healthy body in our youngest superstars. Hear...

South Bank Parklands

Fri 29 Sep 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

Sat 30 Sep 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

Sat 30 Sep 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Citra Malaysia 2017

Every country has a story to tell and the Citra Malaysia Cultural Festival is coming to Brisbane City to share theirs. The one-day...

King George Square, Brisbane City

Sat 30 Sep 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

Sat 30 Sep 2017 | 7:00pm
Free

Brisbane Festival

Sunsuper Riverfire

The night sky is our final canvas. Sunsuper Riverfire is Queensland’s ultimate fireworks display, wrapping up Brisbane Festival with a...

South Bank Parklands

Sun 1 Oct 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

Sun 1 Oct 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

Sun 1 Oct 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Cheese Festival

Brisbane Cheese Festival celebrates Australian artisan cheese producers with a packed program that includes cheese masterclasses, cheese...

Newstead Park, Newstead

Sun 1 Oct 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Bands in Parks

Shakespeare Festival

Join in with the medieval festivities at the annual Shakespeare Festival at Einbunpin Lagoon Park. The day includes sword demonstrations,...

Einbunpin Lagoon Park, Sandgate

Fri 6 Oct 2017 | 10:00am
Free

Diwali 2017

Head along to King George Square for Diwali 2017 - The Indian Festival of Lights. Don't miss out on the non-stop entertainment, music,...

King George Square, Brisbane City

7 Oct - 8 Oct 2017
Free

Brisbane Open House 2017

Brisbane Open House is a free-of-charge event, providing residents and visitors with the rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth...

Various locations across Brisbane

Sat 7 Oct 2017 | 2:00pm

Day on the Bay

Enjoy an afternoon and evening at Day on the Bay featuring music performances by Darryl Braithwaite, Joe Camelleri, Wendy Matthews,...

Decker Park, Brighton

Sat 7 Oct 2017 | 4:00pm
Free

Chinese Moon Festival

Join in the Chinese Moon Festival celebrations with Asian-inspired performances and festivities including lion dances, roving...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

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