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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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2017 Events

Regular 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...

2021 Events

7 February - 30 June
Occurs first Sunday of every month

Comedy is back in West End with a vengeance! ... Catch this glorious battle of wits where we throw Brisbane’s best comedians into unpredictable situations with no protective gear. Nothing is off-limits and only the funniest will survive! ... So, wash your hands and don your favourite hazmat suit to be a part of this loose, hot and very messy...

8 May - 26 June
Occurs every week on Saturday

Improv is a whole lot of fun and the perfect way to kick off the weekend! ... Students will explore the basic principles of improvisation in a fun, creative and supportive environment. Improv is perfect for exploring creativity, supporting social skills, and building confidence. No previous acting experience required, it is a low-stress introductio...

June Events

1-2 June

Planning your dream wedding? The Greek Club presents a wedding showcase experience like no other. ... 1ST AND 2ND JUNE | FROM 6:00 PM ... Indulge in canapés & bubbles while taking in the spectacular city skyline views from the Grand Balcony. ... Our dedicated Wedding Events Team will be available to answer all your big-day questions.&nbs...

2-7 June

Looking to plan a #vantastic weekend out? Queensland’s largest caravanning event, the Let’s Go Queensland Caravan & Camping Supershow, will be rolling into Brisbane Showgrounds from Wednesday, June 2, to Monday, June 7, bringing #Carafans the latest and greatest in travel-on-wheels. ... More than 220 exhibitors will showcase the lat...

6 June

Are you looking for a luxe Sunday Sesh destination? Tired of your old locale and ready to mix it up?   ... Well, look no further than Brisbane’s luxury Mediterranean-inspired rooftop bar and restaurant, Iris, as the trendy new venue launches Sky High Sundays.   ... Kick back in the clouds with RnB tunes by the dynamic Queenslan...

18 June

Little Mountain is a duo from the Sunshine Coast, Australia formed by Cameron Cronk and Simon Taylor in 2020. Their sound encompasses a rich and unique quality, yet still retains a sense of something familiar, nostalgic and relatable. The duos song writing is heavily influenced by bands like Fleetwood Mac, Paul Kelly, Boy & Bear and Middle Kids...

25 June

A fusion of the world’s two oldest instruments, Ensemble Trivium presents an exhilarating evening of virtuosic music for flute and percussion. ... Enjoy music by legendary composer Lou Harrison, J.S. Bach, NZ composer Gareth Farr, Chick Corea and percussion wizards Casey Cangelosi and Payton MacDonald. ... Come and join them at the heritage l...

25 June - 3 July

Get ready for star-gazing as the 8th annual Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival rolls out the red carpet in Winton, Australia’s Hollywood of the Outback from 25 June to 3 July. ...   ... Prepare the popcorn to celebrate the best of Australia’s film industry, as the Outback Queensland town says “lights, camera, action!&rdquo...

25 June

Join us for a night  fun, music and food. Head on down to Berrinba Wetlands, Browns Plains, for  live music and over 20 food trucks with a variety of delicious dishes to experience. It's a perfect date night with your special someone or a great night out with the family. Warm-up this winter with some comfort foods like loaded spuds or tas...

26 June

Taking each moment as an opportunity to practice ... 'When we possess an honest mind, and our actions are skilful even when the result is not as we had hoped, we can rest peacefully.' ... HE Dzogchen Rinpoche Australia, 2nd May 2021 ... HE Dzogchen Rinpoche recently invited his close students to ask their heartfelt questions. The common thread thr...

27 June

This is a COVID-safe event - view important information ... Your Local Wedding Guide's Brisbane Bridal Expo has everything you need in the one place to create your perfect wedding day! By bringing together the best and most competitive wedding industry professionals and suppliers from the local region, we give you the opportunity to meet face-...

July Events

9-10 July

An inspiring drama of a delicate, dutiful, devout girl, repressed by waring sisters, a dissolute brother and zealot of a father, who finds courage to risk financial ruin and reputation to write on the misery of girls pressed into loveless marriages, and wives devoid of legal rights powerless against abusive husbands.Written and directed by celebrat...

12 July

**Early Bird pricing is available until 29 June 2021** ... Anyone can improvise and Big Fork Theatre's Improv Fundamentals is the perfect place to start!  This course is designed to introduce participants to Big Fork Theatre's approach to improvised comedy. No previous acting or improv experience is required to participate. ... In Improv...

15-18 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... After last year’s global gap year, Logie winning comedian Dilruk Jayasinha is back in Brisbane! ... He’s performed sell out shows around the country and the world and filmed a stand-up special for Amazon Prime. ... As seen on Channel 10’s Have You Been Paying Attention? and ABC’s Utopi...

15-18 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... After last year’s global gap year, Logie winning comedian Dilruk Jayasinha is back in Brisbane! ... He’s performed sell out shows around the country and the world and filmed a stand-up special for Amazon Prime. ... As seen on Channel 10’s Have You Been Paying Attention? and ABC’s Utopi...

15-18 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... Due to the worldwide pandemic and awaiting the results of a partnership visa, Welsh comedian Lloyd Langford is stuck in Australia. But don’t worry, he is absolutely jazzed to be here. ... Over the past 12 months he has really had his patience tested (and also his sperm). Please expect jokes, stories, gripes and g...

17 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... After spending a large part of 2020 in a Melbourne lockdown together, Anne and Lloyd have decided now is the time to tour together. ... There’ll be jokes, stories, gossip and quite possibly the thrilling spectacle of the onstage breakdown of their relationship. ... Anne Edmonds is uncompromising, fearless and hil...

17-18 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... Sometimes, life just serves you up a real turd sandwich. And despite embracing every inspirational mantra you’ve seen emblazoned on a chest in a food court, it’s still hard to swallow. ... After sold out shows at Melbourne Comedy Festival, Nikki is rolling into Brisbane for an hour of non-stop laughs!...

17 July

Brisbane, at Eatons Hill Hotel on Saturday July 17th, a once in a lifetime opportunity is landing. ... The most kick arse rock & roll show in Brisbane this year, grab your friends & come spend a night with some of the finest and hardest rocking musicians our country has ever produced.  ... Coming together for ONE NIGHT ONLY from right...

20-25 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... While other people learnt new skills over lockdown, Cal watched every season of Love It or List It, Vancouver. ... Which means she’s perfectly equipped to value any house in British Columbia, ten years ago. ... After a year of hunkering down in Victoria, Cal’s thrilled to be in a different state of min...

20-25 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... In the last couple of years, Australian comedian Damien Power has collected rave reviews, award nominations and the respect of his peers. What more do you people want?! ... He has been nominated for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award three times, won the Director’s Choice Award, Pinder Pr...

22 July

... If You Want To Future-Proof Your Business Or Career, This Event Is A MUST.  ... Learn how to become a world-class leader, build shockingly productive teams and grow exponentially in 2021. Meet Australia and New Zealand's leading experts with insights that will completely change your perspective. ... Discover how the country's top thought...

23 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... A stranger on a train said to Pete recently that “everything you believe is true and the rest is bullshit… and vice versa.” ... Yep, the world is loopy. We should talk about it. ... AS SEEN ON Channel 10’s The Project and How to Stay Married. ...  

27 July - 1 August

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... Huddle up and place your bets on this brand-new show by Mel Buttle. ... This is a show for anyone who’s ever played sport, gone to the gym and still woken up as a size 14. Mel has had a go at playing softball, touch footy, hockey and AFL, all at intermediate levels, but rest assured her comedy is grand final wort...

27-31 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... Brisbane! Your favourite Chatty Cathy is back with a brand-new hour. ... Nath has missed our adoring attention and we’ve missed his high kicks. Come witness this five-star comic rip into fitbits, relationships, baby showers and people that make good life choices. ... Nath’s shows sell out quickly...

30-31 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... “What have you been up to?” That pesky question that has stumped everyone the last 12 months. ... Where do you start? Everything… nothing… and whatever can be found in between. This is an hour of all that stuff with lots of jokes AND you’re out of the house! From where I’m standing...

31 July

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... Deadpan and bang on. Smart, observational comedy has never been so funny and frank.A stalwart of the Australian comedy scene, Geraldine has appeared on The Project, Tonightly with Tom Ballard, Have You Been Paying Attention? and Hughesy, We Have a Problem. ... WINNER Melbourne In...

August Events

1 August

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... Lizzy Hoo is the rising star to watch in 2021. ... Lizzy from Brissie is coming home after sell-out performances at the Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festival’s with her new show Hoo Dis?. ... Hoo Dis? ... It’s me! Lizzy Hoo. Weird kooky times amirite?! Bushfires and pandemic woah. Lol 2020. Everyon...

3-8 August

PRESENTED BY TOKEN EVENTS ... In this time of fire, plague, the stupid internet and Nazis, “we” are “all” “in this” “together” (?). ... In 2019, Tom sold out shows all over the world, received critical acclaim and annoyed a lot of Baby Boomers on Facebook. In 2020, he took some time off and wrote a bo...

6 August

Join Ensemble Trivium on an exhilarating journey of thrilling, intense and uplifting chamber music with compositions from some of the 20th century’s most influential composers and a world premiere by Brisbane’s Thomas Green.  ... The concert opens with Nino Rota’s Trio for flute, violin and piano—a wonderful work full o...

September Events

15-18 September

... CURRENTLY SEEKING: artists with disability or who are D/deaf to present their work at Undercover Artist Festival, 15 - 18 September 2021! ... Expressions of Interest are now open to present your work at Australia’s premier performing arts and disability festival... Apply now: https://bit.ly/2YyIpUH ...

17-18 September

The 2021 Care Expo brings together a diverse range of community services, businesses and organisations from the support, health and care industries. ... Discover and connect with providers from aged care, disability and in-home support through to education, mobility, mental health, social, recreational services and more. ... Register online for you...

October Events

5-6 October

Australian Women in Music Awards & Conference will be held over two days in Brisbane on 5 & 6 October 2021. AWMA celebrates the talent and creativity of women in all areas of music in Australia, recognising and including First Nations and multicultural performers, and excellence in all facets of the music industry. More broadly, AWMA aims t...

15 October

Ensemble Trivium presents a program of outstanding music for flute and string quartet by three of the world’s most celebrated female composers.  ... Grandes Dames Joan Tower and Amy Beach are joined by the youngest ever Pulitzer Price winner Caroline Shaw in an evening of evocative, dynamic and exciting chamber music. ... Come and join E...

November Events

27 November

A brand new stand up show ... Hannah Gadsby, world class, award winning funny person has a brand new live show – Body of Work, hitting stages across Australia and New Zealand from July 2021. ... In 2018 the global sensation and ground breaking Netflix special Nanette really changed things for Hannah. She won an Emmy and a Peabo...

28 November

Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink Series consists of six fun triathlon events in various locations throughout Australia. Our triathlon events are open to all women, as well as girls and boys aged 7 to 13 years. The whole family can get involved in our Fun Run Pink which is open to all genders, young and old. Also known as ‘Tri Pink’, th...