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Brisbane Event Calendar

Brisbane is home to a variety of live music and entertainment in a number of venues across the city, along with some major festivals, carnivals, sporting and community events that everyone will enjoy. To see what's on in Brisbane this month, browse through the list of events below. You can skip ahead to view events that are held later in the year, and can see what's happening this month by clicking Calendar View.

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2016 Events

March Events

Occurs every week on Wednesday

Hump day got you down? You need a laugh, and make it a double. Join local comedy favourites ImproMafia for a night of free improvised hilarity at one of Brisbane’s most dynamic venues. ... Free every Wednesday at Upper Roma Street’s Beetle Bar, Double Shot Impro is two engaging, spontaneous shows in one. In the first half, Brisbane&rsqu...

October Events

17 October 2016 - 1 March 2017

The Queensland State Equestrian Centre (QSEC) is offering camping for a limited time, from mid October 2016 to mid March 2017. Located at Caboolture, Queensland, QSEC is ideally situated half way between the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane. ... QSEC is Queensland’s premier equestrian sport and multipurpose events venue.  Spread over 30 hecta...

November Events

1 November 2016 - 28 February 2017

555 Happy Hour at Bavarian Bier Café! ... IT’S HAPPY HOUR LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE! ... We’re cranking things up a notch and bringing you the hottest Happy Hour since sliced bread. ... To start with, we’re not limiting you to just Monday to Friday – we’re giving you these hot $5 offers EVERY D...

Occurs every week on Friday

The Mantra Room at West End offers a vibrant mix of music styles combined with sacred yoga chant in a relaxed, enchanting atmosphere.  Featured kirtan leaders include Jayadharma, a popular yoga teacher whose smokey jazz influenced kirtan will have you tapping your feet and your voice soaring in response; Gayatri, with a melodic and captivating...

Occurs every week on Wednesday

The Mantra Room at West End offers a vibrant mix of music styles combined with sacred yoga chant in a relaxed, enchanting atmosphere.  Featured kirtan leaders include Jayadharma, a popular yoga teacher whose smokey jazz influenced kirtan will have you tapping your feet and your voice soaring in response; Gayatri, with a melodic and captivating...

2017 Events

January Events

1 January
Occurs second Tuesday of every month

"Fully Made Up!" is musical comedienne Jenny Wynter's new improvised cabaret show, where she plays a veteran cabaret performer performing all of her greatest glittering career hits in a night of stories and songs, monologues and memories ...which are all inspired by your suggestions. ... With the eclectic vintage decor of Woolloongabba's "Can You K...

3 January

After a blockbuster BBL|05 season, the fun and excitement of the KFC T20 Big Bash League returns on 20 December, 2016 with international stars playing alongside Australia’s best home grown T20 talent. ...   ... The Heat return to The Gabba to host the Sydney Sixers for the first time of 2017. The Heat claimed the points away at the SCG t...

10-18 January

Family Movie Festival ... The Redcliffe Cultural Centre is holding a Family Movie Festival over the January school holidays. The festival is running over 2 weeks, with 12 sessions total. Family appropriate kids movies will be screened, making it a great day out for parents or grandparents/carers with kids. The movies will be advertised on the Redcl...

11 January

After a blockbuster BBL|05 season, the fun and excitement of the KFC T20 Big Bash League returns on 20 December, 2016 with international stars playing alongside Australia’s best home grown T20 talent. ...   ... The Heat and Scorchers will do battle on the other side of Nullabor this time, when they meet at the Gabba. Can the Heat break t...

13 January

In a topsy turvy, often chaotic world, meditation can help you to find a place of stillness, serenity and peace within. Through meditation we learn to manage life’s challenges in a practical way. During kirtan meditation you will find shelter from daily stress and have the opportunity to focus on your inner sanctuary.  ... Meditation is...

14 January

Please join us as we welcome Chris Sullivan to our gallery to show guests the artworks that he has been painting during 2016. This will be the very first solo exhibition from Chris and we ask you to come and celebrate this achievements, including over 20 well-constructed Australian landscapes and seascapes.Chris has a very unique style that lets th...

14 January

The biggest adoption event of the year is back! RSPCA QLD are proud to announce that Pop Up Adoption will return for a third time in 2017. Mark your calendars for a day of fun and head down to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on January 14th 2017. ...   ... This year, Pop Up Adoption will bring together a wide range of dogs, pup...

20 January

After a blockbuster BBL|05 season, the fun and excitement of the KFC T20 Big Bash League returns on 20 December, 2016 with international stars playing alongside Australia’s best home grown T20 talent. ...   ... The season reaches the pointy end when the Brisbane Heat host the Melbourne Renegades at home at The Gabba. The Renegades took t...

Occurs every week on Friday

So What is Kirtan? ... Kirtan is the singing of ancient Vedic mantras, spiritually uplifting songs, prayers and the Sacred Names of the Supreme. Rather than being a type of performance, Kirtan is a journey of self discovery. ...   ... This ancient yogic practice was traditionally accompanied with Indian instruments. In the hands and voices of...

21 January

... Two shows for the price of one. Alex Peden’s Tribute to Ireland’s International Star “Daniel O’Donnell”. ... A huge fan of ‘Daniel O’Donnell’, Alex has been performing his Tribute to him now for more than 6 years and it just gets better every year. Classic Daniel songs such as: ‘I Want...

21 January

Hi, I’m Helen Vann a long-time yoga practitioner and teacher at ASMY West End. The speed at which we all seem to live our lives these days – rushing to and fro with jobs and family commitments – leaves many of us chronically tired and stressed with very few opportunities to recharge our batteries. ... This is where Restorative Yog...

21 January

Soft candle light and an exciting, yet ambient atmosphere sets the scene these world renowned musicians take us on an acoustic kirtan journey to inner peace and satisfaction. The kirtan will be a wonderful mix of mellow and spirited kirtan, so for those who love these very special musicians and an acoustic yoga chant, then this...

24-25 January

... It’s time to rock this old venue with true rock and roll legends ACDC tribute.  ... Australia’s Premier AC/DC Tribute: 100% AC/DC is coming to the Redcliffe Cultural Centre to play the High Voltage classics of AC/DC the way they were intended.  Strap in for a night of Rock ‘N Roll Damnation as the boys get...

26 January

The Kookaburra's are celebrating Australia Day with a rippa cruise around Brissy! Indulge in a delicious Aussie carvery buffet for lunch, take in the views of the city and enjoy the live music. Competitions for best Aussie costume and lucky door prizes up for grabs. Lunch Includes: • 2 hour scenic cruise • Aussie carvery buffet lunch &bul...

26 January

The Kookaburra's are celebrating Australia Day with a rippa cruise around Brissy! Indulge in a delicious Aussie carvery buffet for dinner, take in the views of the city and enjoy the live music. ... The dinner cruise also offers a sensational view of the Australia Day fireworks display. Competitions for best Aussie costume and lucky door prizes...

27-29 January

Wake each morning to fresh air, sunshine and the best views imaginable. It's time to take a well deserved break and get into shape with our all inclusive short stay Zest for Life Retreat. This program is designed to improve your health & fitness and add some ZEST back into your lifestyle! It will strip back the layers of the old and take you ba...

29 January

This year The Mantra Room will be celebrating Australia Day with a fun kirtan party in the carpark, kicking off at 5pm on Sunday 29th January. Expect the usual Aussie party food (Vegetarian of course) including the famous Aussie lamington, as well as a great line-up of Aussie kirtan tunes. It’s going to be a fun party, so bring your family an...

February Events

3 February

At Last! An act that brings the sound of this era to the stage.See and experience Fleetwood Mac the way they really were – a sensational and enduring band of the 70’s and 80’s – by a talented group of musicians dedicated to the task of bringing this era, this sound to the stage for all to enjoy. Before your eyes, see the con...

4 February

What better way to beat the heat than a movie in the pool? Come and watch Free Birds from the comfort of the water this February at Samford. Free pre-movie entertainment will also be on offer, with food and beverages available for purchase. Remember to bring your swimmers, floaties, towel and blanket or chair to relax on. This event is pr...

5 February

In a topsy turvy, often chaotic world, meditation can help you to find a place of stillness, serenity and peace within. ... During kirtan meditation you will find shelter from daily stress and have the opportunity to focus on your inner sanctuary. ... Gayatri, Anah, Kelly, Angela and Murari are all long term practitioners of kirtan and through the...

7 February

The networking event for Brisbane's young professionals in marketing, communication and digital. For ticket information and event updates, visit Networx Brisbane's event page - http://brisbane.networxevents.com.au/events.

10 February

Swing through days gone by with this dance cabaret show featuring the fabulously sassy sugary delights from Candy Shop Show.A history lesson with a twist, this production plays homage to some of the best artists of the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with plenty of cheek, high-energy dance numbers, stunning vocals and lots of audience interaction!Be immersed...

11 February

aste of Egypt Festival – Free Entry –Enjoy and discover- Different cultures, various foods and entertaining performances. Come one come ALL! It's that time again for the annual Fete at Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church (2 Hamish St. Calamvale). There will be plenty going on, for everyone and every age. There will be plenty of ri...

11 February

Fill your 2017 with good fortune. Multicultural Community Centre invites you to celebrate the first Technicolour Chinese New Year Night Market this 11th February at DiverCiti Centre, Newmarket. In Chinese tradition, this date marks the day of the Lantern Festival and the last day of Chinese New Year celebrations. ... Let’s welcome together th...

14 February

Kookaburra Showboat Cruises are spreading the romance this Valentine’s Day! ...   ... Treat your loved one to an enchanting cruise on the Brisbane River and celebrate the most romantic time of the year! ...   ... Spoil your someone special with amazing views, delicious three course menu and live entertainment on Tuesday, 14th Februa...

14 February - 14 November
Occurs second Tuesday of every month

"Fully Made Up!" is Jenny Wynter's new improvised cabaret show, where she plays a veteran cabaret performer performing all of her greatest glittering career hits in a night of stories and songs, monologues and memories ...which are all inspired by your suggestions. ... With the eclectic vintage decor of Woolloongabba's "Can You...

18 February

See the long-awaited sequel to the Pixar classic, Finding Dory, this summer in Deception Bay. Enjoy free fun like a rock wall, face painting, balloon twisting and much more, as well as a range of food and beverages for purchase, before settling down for an outdoor screening of the 2016 hit. Remember to bring a blanket or chair to sit on.

18 February

The best kind of festival is where you do what you want, right? Right. ... Do you want to sit on the grass and gnaw on a giant hunk of meat from some of Brisbane’s best BBQ Foodies whilst sipping on some of Australia (and the World)’s most delicious craft brews? ... Do you want to get schooled and learn the ropes from the High Nerds o...

18 February

The venue’s favourite entertainers, The Australian Army Band returns in February with a 35 piece Full Band.All ages are welcome to enjoy the fabulous talent of this remarkable and loveable band. No words can describe the enjoyment this group of army folk brings to the Redcliffe Cultural Centre. Their enthusiasm is spell binding, their talent...

18-19 February

Welcome to ObstaSplash. Where Adults get to be kids for the day! ... Slip, stack, splash, music and mayhem. It's time to get the mud out and the fun back in. ObstaSplash spans 3-5km of flat grassland with a mixture of wet and dry inflatable obstacles such as “ObstaScream” ObstaBlueBalls and ObstaDance stations (giant inflatable dan...

24 February

Here is the story of how this Rolling Stones Tribute Show came to be...John van Zyl (taking on the role of Mick Jagger) has been a Rolling Stones fan since he was a skinny 15 year old kid. John was introduced to the Rolling Stones by another kid that had just arrived in Adelaide from London, he looked like Bill Wyman and better still had the first...

26 February

Calling all car enthusiasts and clubs!The date is set again for another huge Logan Car Show for 2017! This will be our 10th Anniversary so is set to be bigger and better than ever before! With rides, entertainment, bands, trade stands, exhibitors, food, drinks plus of course, cars, bikes and utes! With many trophy categories it’s going to be...

March Events

4 March

Tattersall's Racing Club returns to Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday 4 March for its first race meeting of the New Year. ... With great racing, live entertainment and exciting activations this is a day not to be missed. ... Race goers can pre purchase discounted tickets via the Tattersall’s Racing Club website; $10 for General Admission and...

5 March

On Sunday 5 March 2017, Brisbane's South Bank precinct will come alive in a sea of pink as the 26th annual RACQ International Women's Day Fun Run races into town in support of Mater Chicks in Pink. ... Runners and walkers will set out over a picturesque 5km loop through South Bank and Brisbane's CBD to celebrate and honour the women in their lives...

10 March

Dean Vegas travels the world wowing audiences with his ‘Tribute to Elvis’ spectacular.Throughout this energised Vegas style show, audiences not only share the hits from Elvis’ amazing career, but experience the passion and warming personality of a truly great performer. Dean competed and won the world’s largest Elvis Festiva...

11 March

Destination Blues is Queensland's own musical, steam train experience.  An unforgettable adventure that takes passengers (return) from Roma Street, Brisbane to the Glass House Mountains Region, Beerwah. Destination Blues will furnish passengers on one of Queensland Rail's most cherished historical steam trains.  ... On board the stu...

11 March

The new musical gala with an international star cast from London’s West End and New York’s Broadway.The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production brings the big company numbers from Les Miserable, Lion King, Sister Act, We Will Rock You, Dirty Dancing, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Cabaret a...

16-19 March

Brisbane's Largest Home Show with over 300 diverse home and building related companies. Kitchens, bathrooms, security, flooring, home automation, pools and spas, finance, windows, patios and much more.

18 March

The Brisbane City Gospel Choir (BCGC) is an internationally recognised group that has been featured on Channel Seven’s Sunrise morning show and was recently involved in the MegaFest International Choir Showcase in Dallas, Texas.
BCGC is a multi-purpose and culturally diverse group represented with members of different nationalities and back...

24 March

Rhydian Lewis, joined by an 8 piece Big Band, is back by popular demand with something different.With 8 piece Big Band, “The Swinging Residuals” & front man Rhydian Lewis, this show pays tribute to the Rat Pack; Frank Sinatra, Samy Davis Jnr and Dean Martin in a show not to be missed.Foot tapping crowds cannot help but be drawn to t...

26 March

Vino & Vibes was created for socially-active wine lovers, looking for a unique way to chill-out with friends, family, clients or work colleagues on a lazy Sunday afternoon.Vino & Vibes will throw open its doors on Sunday 26th March 2017 from 12 noon – 5pm at The Triffid (Newstead) and provides a fantastic way to get waist deep in a un...

April Events

11 April

Presented by Freaky Whispers ... Charmaine Wilson is a world-renowned Australian medium, who has been consistently recognised for her skill and compassion since awakening to her gift in 1999. She was the winner of Channel Seven’s inaugural season of The One, and was also honoured as Queensland Psychic of the Year in 2008 and Australian Psychi...

13-15 April

Calling all puppies, PAW Patrol Live! is coming to AustraliaKids: it’s time for an adventure with your favourite rescue puppies—Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma, Skye and the newest pup, Everest—coming to Australia for the first time in March 2017.PAW Patrol Live!—Race To The Rescue brings everyone’s favourite pupp...

22 April

Destination Blues is Queensland's own musical, steam train experience.  An unforgettable adventure that takes passengers (return) from Roma Street, Brisbane to the Glass House Mountains Region, Beerwah. Destination Blues will furnish passengers on one of Queensland Rail's most cherished historical steam trains.  ... On board the stu...

28 April

KillerQueen is a Brisbane-based band paying homage to Britain’s regal rock quartet QUEEN. Fine-tuning the show since 2003 with their fully-costumed, superb musicianship coupled with accurate instruments and with all the cast resembling the original members of Queen... You will be forgiven to think you’re in the presence of the real band...

May Events

5 May

The diverse talents and abilities of the Beach Boyz have combined to form a 100% live experience that brings to life the sights and sounds of the legendary Beach Boys.For more than a decade The Beach Boyz have performed and honed the unmistakable five part vocal harmonies of the original Beach Boys to the standard of Brian Wilson. The result is a m...

13 May

Destination Blues is Queensland's own musical, steam train experience.  An unforgettable adventure that takes passengers (return) from Roma Street, Brisbane to the Glass House Mountains Region, Beerwah. Destination Blues will furnish passengers on one of Queensland Rail's most cherished historical steam trains.  ... On board the stu...

18 May

Early bird ticket:Best Seats with 20% off until 20 Oct, click here for booking: https://ticketing.qpac.com.au/event_dates/yiuma_17?_ga=1.148742580.240895498.1474337835 ...   ... Yiruma is a Korean contemporary classical musician who combines melodious Korean compositions with inspiration and emotion. ... Yiruma’s musical journey began at...

21 May

Rotary Fun Run/ Walk - for Charity Sunday 22 May 2016: Rocks Riverside Park- 5 Counihan St,  Seventeen Mile Rocks 4073 - Brisbane Distance: 1km Kids Dash (10 yrs & Under), 5km Walk / Run, 10km Run /Walk   ... Fun Run Brisbane. A shady course that is in a beautiful park alongside the Brisbane River. Enjoy a traffic free Fun Run wi...

27 May

Destination Blues is Queensland's own musical, steam train experience.  An unforgettable adventure that takes passengers (return) from Roma Street, Brisbane to the Glass House Mountains Region, Beerwah. Destination Blues will furnish passengers on one of Queensland Rail's most cherished historical steam trains.  ... On board the stu...

28 May

Dayboro Day Festival ... Since 1991 this festival has grown to attract over 20,000 visitors to our beautiful country town. Dayboro is located at the foot of the D'Aguilar Ranges, 21 km's N/W of Petrie. Come and experience a touch of rural hospitality from our historical town. ... Our festival just gets bigger and better each year.  This year w...

June Events

18 June

The 2017 Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run will be held on Sunday 18 June 2017.  Whether you're a walker or a runner, the Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run is a community sporting event that has something for everyone. ... This year the Logan Fun Run will offer three different courses, including a 1km Junior Dash, 5km and 10km courses venturing through...

18 June

As the sun rises on Sunday 18 June, thousands of riders will be slipping into their lycra and costumes of all sorts to take part in the 27th MS Brissie to the Bay bike ride to fight multiple sclerosis (MS). ... You can join the challenge by riding one of our four tailored distances. There is the family friendly 10km around the Brisbane Riversi...

July Events

1 July

QSEC’s Rodeo Round-Up ... Dust off those belt buckles, polish the boots and don’t forget your cowboy hat – its rodeo time! Queensland State Equestrian Centre’s (QSEC) Caboolture Rodeo Round-Up returns once again in 2017 to transform the Main Arena into a full blown rodeo spectacular! ...   ... 2017’s QSEC Rodeo R...

15 July

Destination Blues is Queensland's own musical, steam train experience.  An unforgettable adventure that takes passengers (return) from Roma Street, Brisbane to the Glass House Mountains Region, Beerwah. Destination Blues will furnish passengers on one of Queensland Rail's most cherished historical steam trains.  ... On board the stu...

30 July

Stadium Stomp Gabba is a fun and unique challenge which sets you on a stair climbing course within the iconic Gabba. Covering over 5,000 stairs, this is the ultimate stair climb. ... You'll get out of it what you put in. It's damn tough at a pace, scenic at a stroll, but best of all it's something you can do at your own pace or to the beat of the m...

October Events

8 October

The 2017 Griffith Sport Toohey Trail Run will be held on Sunday 8 October. Take on the bitumen to bush, all-terrain scenic challenge from Griffith University Nathan Campus and throughout the Toohey Forest. This year we will again be hosting a 5km, 10km and 21.1km Half Marathon, providing options for all levels of fitness and a fun day out.

15 October

Brisbane's funnest Obstacle Course Event!  ... Join us for YMCA Rat Race - an exciting cheeesy obstacle course including an 8km scamper, fun ratty obstacles and wine and cheese festival at the end!

November Events

9-10 November

Conference Series LLC invites all the participants from all over the world to attend "International Conference on Autoimmunity" November 09-10, 2017 Madrid, Spain. This includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions in the event.

17-19 November

IT’S TIME TO GET OUTDOORS AND ENJOY LIFE !! ... This massive event is back again in 2017 and will be bigger and better than ever before ! You can expect to see more exhibits, more quality companies, more great entertainment, more products and services, more food options and more fun for the entire family !! ... This event will feature over 18...

Occurs every week on Sunday

The Mantra Room at West End offers a vibrant mix of music styles combined with sacred yoga chant in a relaxed, enchanting atmosphere.  Featured kirtan leaders include Jayadharma, a popular yoga teacher whose smokey jazz influenced kirtan will have you tapping your feet and your voice soaring in response; Gayatri, with a melodic and captivating...