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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...

2018 Events

26 March 2018 - 31 March 2019

Discover the courage, compassion and dedication of Sister Constance Keys, one of Queensland’s most decorated and beloved First World War nurses. Trace her remarkable five-year journey of war service through her diaries, photographs and the many fascinating mementos she sent home to her family.  Loved and admired by those for whom she car...

Occurs every week on Tuesday

This is a comedy show featuring up and coming comedians you may see on TV ....one day. There will also be signup spots for those who think they are funny enough to steal our jobs. ... See link for details.

22 September 2018 - 22 April 2019

The inspiring history of Palm Island is celebrated in a fascinating showcase of images, memorabilia and digital stories. Palm Island and Our People acknowledges the centenary of the first placement of people to the island as an Aboriginal Reserve and explores the history of this tropical paradise. ... The showcase provides an opportunity to commemo...

24 November - 15 December
Occurs every week on Saturday

Many dates available in December! ... Impress your guests this holiday season with a unique function experience on board Kookaburra Showboat Cruises Ultimate Christmas Party Cruise in Brisbane. ... Your colleagues and friends will enjoy a sensational buffet dinner with seafood and unlimited bubbles, selected beer & soft drink, juice, whilst ta...

December Events

1 December 2018 - 19 January 2019
Occurs every week on Saturday

Kiah Park is a horse riding facility where we love to engage school-aged children in the fresh excitement of spending time outdoors.  We offer seven-day residential horse riding camps during all Queensland school holidays, long weekend camps and day camps. For 40 years (established 1978) Kiah Park has been a home-away-from-home where children...

2 December

RSPCA QLD has teamed up with Australia's social enterprise beer company, The Good Beer Co, to launch a beer. Yes a Beer! It will be called "Pale Tail" and the charity is hoping it will become a “no brainer” choice for everyone who enjoys a beer and wants to support the vital work of the RSPCA in rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming ani...

7 December

HOTA, Home of the Arts kicks off summer with an outdoor concert celebration of the most loved dance tracks of the past 25 years. Ministry of Sound’s Orchestrated rearranges, remixes and reimagines classic dance music with a live symphony orchestra, Groove Terminator, and guest vocalists Sam Sparro, Alison Limerick and Crystal Waters. ... &nbs...

15 December

The sun is shining, the breeze is warm with the the tang of sea salt in the air. Your skin is slick with sun screen and you can feel the trickle of sweat run down your brow. Welcome to the Aussie Summer! It's the silly season and the carols are telling you its going to be a white Christmas but like everything down under we do it with a li...

17-19 December

Road to Bethlehem is a wonder-filled walk-through story of the first Christmas when God sent His Son, Jesus, to be born to a young couple living in Nazareth. The story is told creatively through dramatised scenes in a way that captures the imagination of young and old, as our guests join the travellers making their way to Bethlehem to see...

25 December

Start Christmas off right with a delicious breakfast buffet cruise on the Brisbane River. ... The festively decorated, the Kookaburra Queens are the perfect setting for your Christmas Day breakfast with family. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast buffet featuring all your favourites – eggs, bacon, pastries and more. ...   ... INCLUDES: ... &bu...

25 December

Your family will enjoy amazing views of this magnificent city on board the air conditioned Voyager. ... Includes special Christmas Day Brunch buffet menu, Live entertainment plus bottomless bubbles, beer and soft drink. ...   ... INCLUDES: ... • Delicious brunch buffet • Scenic morning cruise on board Voyager • Free soft drink,...

25 December

Enjoy a stress free Christmas with your family and friends on board the Kookaburra Queen festive Christmas Day cruises! ... Surround yourself with sensational views of Brisbane while you dine on a scrumptious Christmas feast featuring seasonal contemporary & seafood options. All you have to do is sit back and relax and enjoy! ...   ... INC...

25 December

Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on board Voyager ... Relax in air conditioned comfort on board Voyager’s festive Christmas Day cruise! ... Enjoy an amazing Table d’hôte otherwise known as a three course table buffet, served to the table with spectacular fanfare. ... Also includes live entertainment, bottomless soft drink, Juice, sparkl...

25 December

Deck the halls, its Christmas time! Enjoy Christmas dinner with the family on board the iconic Kookaburra Queens ... Indulge in a Christmas themed seasonal buffet that you don’t have to cook yourself! ... Simply sit back, relax & enjoy the night as the city gently passes by. ...   ... INCLUDES: ... • Christmas themed Seasonal bu...

31 December

New Years Eve ... Monday, 31st December 2018 ... Avoid the hustle and bustle this year and join us for the best New Year’s Eve Cruise on board Kookaburra Showboat Cruises. Guests will view have a great view of Brisbane’s new years eve fireworks from the water. ... Enjoy a delicious contemporary buffet (with seafood) and live entertainm...