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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...

2020 Events

15 February - 19 December
Occurs every week on Saturday

Wedding Dance Diva hosts a super fun ladies only (with the rare occasional guy) dance class for your special occasion. For the Bride to Be, the Birthday Girl, the Boss Babes, the Work Besties, the Graduation Girls, for Galentine's Day! Great for team bonding too! Get the body moving, clap and cheer each other on as you dance your booty's off! An ho...

7 October - 9 December
Occurs every week on Wednesday

Understanding your mind – understanding your worldThe wisdom of insight meditationA new course offered by Rigpa Brisbane | Wednesday evenings | 7:00pm – 8:45pm
For 10 sessions Starting 7 October 2020 The key message of Buddha's teachings is both empowering and optimistic: that if we turn within, and deeply come to know our own mind, w...

29 October - 1 November

Holiday season is just around the corner and there’s no better place to start planning the #caravanture of a lifetime than at the Let’s Go Brisbane Caravan and Outdoor Sale, rolling into the Brisbane Showgrounds from Thursday, October 29 to Sunday, November 1. ... Lovers of camping, caravanning, and all things outdoors will be able to c...

30 October - 1 November

Beltane is a time to celebrate the magic of community and everything that means. We invite you to get into the spirit by dressing up traditional ancient costume and having fun. Forget everyday life and take a step back in time to when music and dance were a way of life and a shared community event. ... For Saturday Night Ritual, exciting and approp...

November Events

3 November

At Canadian Club Melbourne Cup Day, celebrate the race that stops a nation with an atmosphere like nowhere else in Brisbane! ... All eyes at Doomben will be on the super screens as the $8 million Lexus Melbourne Cup is shown around the course. The glamour doesn’t stop there with plenty of entertainment, Fashions on the Field, pop-up bars and...

5-6 November

Online live and free; or attend live in the Brisbane City studio. ... Covering current topics such as large projects in sports, transport and culture; and new trends in landscape design, these six Design Talks run over two days, featuring 23 exceptional speakers. Explore new ideas in Indigenous design, and hear thought-provoking insights into islan...

14 November

McHappy Day returns to all McDonald’s restaurants across QLD on Saturday, 14th November raising crucial funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). ...   ... As the largest fundraiser for RMHC Australia nationally, McHappy Day raises much-needed funds for the charity, which helps keep families together while their seriously ill chi...

15 November

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 favorite hazmat suit to be a part of this loose, hot and very messy show!Seats are limited, so get them quick. Doors open a...

28 November

Celebrate with friends, thank the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Heroes and don’t miss a minute of the action including live racing, trackside entertainment and world-class hospitality! ... Please note:  Access to the 10,000 Room and Falvelon Bar will be open for Brisbane Racing Club and Tattersalls Members only.

December Events

3-11 December

Let us tell you the story of the infamous Don D'Bauch. After many years abroad, exploring worldly excesses and carnal delights, premier purveyor of pleasure, Don D’Bauch, the man Time Magazine named ‘the sexiest man alive’, has returned to Australian shores with his latest and greatest exhibition of erotic entertainment. ......

5 December

Where will you go to kick off your summer of racing?At TAB George Moore Stakes Day, enjoy equine racing thrills and a sensory experience of flavors and entertainment. A highlight of the upcoming season, the George Moore Stakes kicks off group racing for Brisbane’s Summer of Racing, accompanied by a stellar 9-card line-up of black-type ra...

6 December

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 favorite hazmat suit to be a part of this loose, hot and very messy show! ... See you at the Sideshow on the 1st Sunda...

11 December

Where will you spend your Friday night? ... At the Christmas Twilight Raceday, enjoy equine racing thrills and a sensory experience of flavors and entertainment. This raceday is the perfect excuse to knock off work early to mix and mingle trackside with your colleagues or friends, dance into the evening with live entertainment after the racing...

12 December

Where will you celebrate the silly season?At The Gateway Raceday, enjoy equine racing thrills and a sensory experience of flavors and entertainment. The summer programme heats up as Brisbane racing returns to its traditional home, Eagle Farm. Feast your eyes on the first contender in the 2021 Stradbroke Handicap in the Stradbroke exemption rac...

19 December

Where will you spend summer with your friends and family?At the Summer Fun Raceday, enjoy equine racing thrills and a sensory experience of flavors and entertainment. Black-type racing continues at Doomben with the Listed Lough Neagh Stakes & Gold Edition Plate. Off track, wine & dine in one of many premium hospitality options or...

26 December

Where will you celebrate Boxing Day?At the Grand Prix Stakes Day, enjoy equine racing thrills and a sensory experience of flavors and entertainment. Live on the Eagle Farm track, Grand Prix Stakes Day offers a bumper line-up of group and listed races set to keep the Christmas cheer alive. The excitement doesn’t stop there with our M...

31 December

Celebrate a New Year’s Eve to remember at Brisbane’s most glamorous party at the iconic Eagle Farm Racecourse. Set across the entire ground floor and lawn of the heritage-listed Members Reserve, step in to a world of elegance and style as thousands of fairy lights sparkle from above.  ... There are two premium packages to choo...

31 December

To make up for that Greek holiday you missed in 2020, bring in the New Year with delightful and delicious Mediterranean vibes at Nostimo Restaurant Bar. Indulge with a Greek Banquet & Beverage package while you enjoy Brisbane City skyline views, abundant modern Mediterranean cuisine and flowing Greek Beverages such as their incredible Rose and...