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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.

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.

7 - 19 Dec 2018
Free

The Enchanted Garden

Set amid winding pathways, towering trees and dense plant-life, The Enchanted Garden treats visitors to a magnificent evening walk with...

Roma Street Parkland

13 Dec 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Pilates

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

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

13 Dec 2018 • 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

13 Dec 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

13 Dec 2018 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Pilates

Strengthen and stretch your body to help stay fit, improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. Get active and social at this Fifty...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

13 Dec 2018 • 9:00am

50 Plus: Embroidery group

Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. The basic techniques include chain...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

13 Dec 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition - roaming gallery - QPAC Green Jam wall

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

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

13 Dec 2018 • 9:00am

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai...

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

13 Dec 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Tai Chi for health

Gentle exercise for complete fitness. This is a safe and easy-to-learn program proven to: relieve pain and reduce stiffness improve...

Brisbane Corso Park, Yeronga

13 Dec 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Zumba Gold®

Learn easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

The Community Place, 33 Teevan Street, Stafford

13 Dec 2018 • 9:30am

Aqua aerobics

Registration essential. A water based workout that is focussed on increasing your heart rate and improving your cardiovascular health....

Ithaca Pool, Paddington

13 Dec 2018 • 9:30am

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance. Many...

Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie

13 Dec 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Pilates

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

Plaisted Place Park, Nundah

13 Dec 2018 • 10:00am

50 Plus: Old time ballroom dancing

This activity includes Old Time / New Vogue traditional dance. It includes a social dance each Thursday that is widely attended across...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

13 Dec 2018 • 10:00am
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library every Thursday morning during the school term. Come along to make new friends and...

Kenmore Library

13 Dec 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Coopers Plains English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Come along to make new friends and...

Coopers Plains Library

13 Dec 2018 • 11:00am
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets every Thursday. Come along to make new friends and improve your English. Learners of all levels...

Inala Library

13 Dec 2018 • 11:00am
Free

English conversation group

Our friendly and informal group meets at the library every Thursday (except during school holidays). Come along to make new friends and...

Wynnum Library

13 Dec 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Library e-books for Android and iPad

Explore the wonderful world of Brisbane libraries’ free online e-books and e-audiobooks by learning how to setup your iPad or Android...

Bulimba Library

13 Dec 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

English conversation group

Our friendly and informal group meets at the library every Thursday afternoon. Come along to make new friends and improve your English....

Toowong Library

14 - 23 Dec 2018
Free

Carols by Twilight

We wish you a merry Christmas – and one filled with joyous song! South Bank Parklands’ Carols by Twilight makes River Quay its home from...

South Bank Parklands

14 - 23 Dec 2018
Free

Christmas Gift Market

South Bank’s Christmas Gift Market is spread across three locations - Stanley Street Plaza, The Arbour and Little Stanley Street, with...

South Bank Parklands

14 - 23 Dec 2018
Free

Christmas Parade

Brimming with music and merriment, this year's Christmas Parade will feature new exciting elements, hundreds of performers and of course...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

14 Dec 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition - roaming gallery – QPAC Green Jam wall

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

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

14 Dec 2018 • 6:00pm
Free

Christmas Silent Disco

Have you ever been a part of, or seen a Silent Disco? They are possibly one of the most entertaining things in existence....

The Pod, Brunswick Street Mall

15 Dec 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

15 Dec 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk at Boondall Wetlands

Join our volunteers on a 2 km guided nature walk along the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane's internationally-renowned Boondall Wetlands...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

15 Dec 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Floral design for beginners

During this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of creating a floral arrangement for home, gifts or functions....

Grange Library

15 Dec 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Growing orchids

Phalaenopsis orchids are among the most popular indoor plants in the world, and with the right care will provide many years of enjoyment....

Sunnybank Hills Library

15 Dec 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Wildlife at the wetlands

Meet some live native animals usually found in the wetlands, bush, and even in our backyards. Children will have an opportunity to get up...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

15 Dec 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Songs of our homeland: Yoyo Tuki

Join us for a special performance by acclaimed World artist, musician and singer songwriter from Hanga Roa - Rapa Nui (Easter Island).

Holland Park Library

15 Dec 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Wildlife at the wetlands

Meet some live native animals usually found in the wetlands, bush, and even in our backyards. Children will have an opportunity to get up...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

15 Dec 2018 • 1:30pm
Free

Sensational herbs with Brian Sams

There are many reasons to grow herbs in your garden: as companion plants, for medicinal use and for the kitchen. Learn the secrets to...

Corinda Library

15 Dec 2018 • 4:30pm
Free

Ashgrove Carols by Candlelight

This free concert is a part of the Rotary Club Ashgrove/The Gap in Action program, that centres on the local community in the Ashgrove...

Dorrington Park, Ashgrove

15 Dec 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

Christmas in the Grove

A free family event for the community to join together and celebrate Christmas, featuring live entertainment, an animal farm, rides,...

Ferny Grove Primary School, Finvoy Street, Ferny Grove

15 Dec 2018 • 5:30pm
Free

Carols in the Park

Brisbane Bunya Lions Club presents Carols in the Park supported by the Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund....

Wests Mitchelton RLF Club, 497 Samford Road, Gaythorne

15 Dec 2018 • 7:00pm
Free

Christmas in the Valley

Join our award wining host Paul Jay  and Falla Entertainment as we welcome Christmas to the Valley Malls. ...

Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley

16 Dec 2018 • 4:30pm
Free

Keperra Baptist Christmas Carols 2018

A family fun event with rock climbing, large jumping castle, slushies and fairy floss, face painting and an animal farm....

Keperra Baptist Church, 980 Samford Road, Keperra

17 Dec 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Summer Reading

Performance: Red Rocket 3

Join three-piece live children’s band, Red Rocket 3 for high-energy performance. Enjoy live music, sing-a-longs, interactive games and a...

Brisbane Square Library

31 Dec 2018 • 8:30pm
Free

New Year's Eve fireworks

Welcome in 2019 with a stunning fireworks display at South Bank! There’ll be two fireworks shows – one at 8.30pm for families and one at...

South Bank Parklands

1 Jan 2019 • 12:00am
Free

New Year's Eve fireworks

Welcome in 2019 with a stunning fireworks display at South Bank! There’ll be two fireworks shows – one at 8.30pm for families and one at...

South Bank Parklands

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

9 Feb 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

Bris Asia

Lunar New Year

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

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

10 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Bris Asia

Lunar New Year

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

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

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