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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 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...

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...

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...

November Events

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...

2018 Events

1 March - 21 October

Showcasing a range of State Library of Queensland’s rare and restricted collection items, Lifestyle explores how Queenslanders live and play in the sunshine state. Participatory and thought-provoking, it explores the myriad of ideas and identities that are quintessentially Queensland.

22 April - 10 June
Occurs every week on Sunday

Sunday Funday returns with a bang in 2018 where kids General Admission will once again be free on Sundays. ...   ... Children under 15 years can experience live some of the most exciting AFL games this season for FREE when accompanied by an adult or guardian. ...   ... Sunday Funday encourages families and young fans to connect with the g...

June Events

16 June

Paddle for Kids roars back to Brisbane’s beautiful South Bank Cultural Forecourt on Saturday 16 June 2018. ... The Paddle for Kids Festival and Dragon Boat Race Day is an action-packed day of family fun and entertainment, that supports Juiced TV and the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Bring along your family and friends for an oarsome d...

16 June

Two of Australia’'s most authentic and prolific singer-songwriters, Sam Buckingham & Timothy James Bowen, are teaming up for an ambitious EP release and tour throughout May & June 2018. Delivering a live show that truly delves into the art of songwriting and storytelling, Bowen & Buckingham will share the stage - performing songs...

17 June

The 2017 Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run will be held on Sunday 17 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...

17 June

The 2017 Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run will be held on Sunday 18 June. Whether you're a walker or a runner, the Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run in Meadowbrook, Queensland is a community sporting event that has something for everyone. In 2018 the Logan Fun Run will offer three different courses, including a 1km Junior Dash, 5km and 10km courses ven...

17 June

As the sun rises on Sunday 17 June, thousands of riders will be slipping into their lycra and costumes of all sorts to take part in the 28th MS Brissie to the Bay bike ride to fight multiple sclerosis (MS). ... You can join the challenge by riding one of our four distances. There is the family friendly 10km around the Brisbane Riverside, the s...

20-30 June
Occurs every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

This June, Aspire Gallery welcomes the inaugural Aspirant Collection Showcase: 'Regeneration, featuring the work of eight of Queensland's best emerging artists. Regeneration can be described as a new birth. Artists constantly create new works and as no two works of art can truly ever be the same, with each new work comes a new beginning for the art...

23-24 June

Loving kindness practice is a way to find love and compassion in ourselves and is beneficial as a foundation for adopting a genuine attitude of love and compassion towards others.This course offers an experiential approach to this practice, as an opportunity to explore and deepen our understanding of love, empathy, caring and self-compassion and ho...

23 June - 15 July

Grand Central Hotel is fending off the winter chills with its hearty mid-year menu. In anticipation for the upcoming Winter Festival, in King George Square commencing on June 23, Grand Central Hotel has also created a Winter Cocktail reminiscent of snow-capped mountains and ski-slopes. The cocktail – Ice Pick – has made its debut at the...

30 June

... Come along and celebrate the opening of Seasons' newest aged care community. ... There will be entertainment for young and old, food stalls, face painting, stilt walkers and even ice cream! ... Plus the opportunity to tour the community, look inside the apartments and see why Seasons Aged Care offers the very best in aged care living. ...

July Events

20-22 July

The Australian Tattoo Expo is coming to Brisbane for the very first time, hitting the Sunshine State this July for a massive weekend of tattoos, art and entertainment. Proudly presented by Australian Tattoo Events, the Expo is heading to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for its long-awaited debut from 20th – 22nd J...

20 July

Brisbane’s business and philanthropic leaders will pit their wits against each other for a good cause on Friday, July 20 at the Hilton Brisbane. ...   ... Adam Spencer will MC the 2018 Redkite Corporate Quiz, a unique event that sees friendly but fierce competition for the title of Queensland’s smartest company. ... The event is an...

20-22 July

Fire up your engines for the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint, racing into Ipswich from 20 – 22 July 2018. ... Jam packed with entertainment and non-stop thrills, this family-friendly event is set to be one of the most exciting races of the year.   ... Get up close to the action with premier vantage point viewing around the track, an...

29 July

Climb your way up, down and around the bays of the iconic Gabba in this 5,000-stair challenge. There will be rest stops (pick a seat!), drink stations and music playing to keep you focused and pumped. Get ready Brisbane! ... Stadium Stomp returns to the Gabba on Sunday 29 July. ... In 2018, there are course options for everyone – full course...

August Events

4 August

Burlesque.Feathers, sparkling costumes, glamorous smiles, a cheeky wink and the surprise reveal of tasseled breasts. Breast cancer is a horrible yet common disease, affecting men and women (and gender non binary pals) alike. 1 in 8 women or female bodied people will experience breast cancer by the age of 85 and 148 men or male bodied people wi...

23 August

The Professional Women's Network event series was established as a platform for women to empower each other to succeed. It is a place where Brisbane professional women can connect and network, be inspired by guest speakers and build and develop new business relationships. Alison Quinn, Chief Executive Officer - Retire Australia, is the guest speake...

September Events

14-16 September

#SaveTheWorld - Join us 14th, 15th and 16th September 2018 at the Brisbane RNA Showgrounds. ♻️ Meet Eco businesses, big and small. Find new ideas, the latest products/services, expo sales and all you need to learn about living a sustainable life.🌻 Join free workshops in each sector👨‍👧‍👧 Family friendly (jumping cas...

21-23 September

DATES: 21st - 23rd September 2018 TIMES: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8:30am - 4:00pm LOCATION: Norm Price Park, Redland Showgrounds | Long Street, Cleveland QLD 4163 ENTRY: Adults $12, Seniors Card $10 and children 16 and under are free with an adult. Free return passes available, just ask as you leave! EVENT WEBSITE: www.clevelandexpo.com.au ......

26 September

Croatian pianist Maksim Mrvica is coming to Australia for a debut tour. A world renowned live performer, Maksim excites the crowd with electrifying energy and compelling emotions. ...   ... Maksim started to play piano when he was nine and held his first concert by age 11. Despite harsh conditions during wartime Croatia, he later won first pri...

27-30 September

UnitingWomen 2018 will be a time for Christian women to gather, grow and be inspired.Held in Brisbane from 27-30 of September, UnitingWomen is a diverse event for young women, older women and women in-between. It will be a chance to share your wisdom and your story.Event includes guest speakers, workshops, food and more!Whether you are a traveler o...

October Events

Occurs every week on Sunday, Friday & Saturday

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come to don your Dirndl or Lederhosen and get ready to feast your eyes on all things German at Oktoberfest Brisbane, Australia’s largest German Festival. ... Connect with fellow culture-seeking enthusiasts at the Brisbane Showgrounds Oktober 5-7 & 12-14 as the space transforms and comes to life with Okto...

7 October

The Griffith Sport Toohey Trail Run is a bitumen to bush, all-terrain scenic challenge from Griffith University Nathan Campus and throughout the Toohey Forest. With a difference for all interest levels take on the challenge of the 5km, 10km or 21.1km Half Marathon. ...  

16 October

OVERVIEW ... The majority of construction projects proceed from start to finish as originally planned, but occasionally a situation arises that ends with either the client, the contractor or both parties refusing to continue. Suspension or termination in a construction contract may not always be an easy decision to make and may include interpretati...

17 October

OVERVIEW ... The legal obligations of healthcare providers are extremely varied and can be quite complex. It is therefore important for providers to understand the source of the obligations, the nature of the obligations, how to incorporate compliance into daily practice and what to do when things inevitably go wrong. Healthcare Law for Non Lawyers...

November Events

21 November

OVERVIEW ... Managers work longer hours than any other occupational category according to statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Longer hours means increased fatigue which leads to poor focus and attention, decision fatigue and then costly mistakes and reduced productivity. ... Are your managers getting in the way of their o...