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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...

April 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...

2018 Events

March 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...

September Events

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...

2019 Events

13 February - 2 March
Occurs every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Aspire Gallery’s annual small ‘Pieces Competition’ is back for 2019! This year the competition saw over 300 applications and some of the strongest work we have seen submitted across the past five years. ... From February 13 to March 2, over 100 small works will fill Aspire Gallery’s walls with the Gallery finalists vyin...

March Events

1-3 March

Caravanning Queensland’s Gold Coast Caravan & Outdoor Expo ... The Gold Coast’s largest caravanning event, Caravanning Queensland’s Gold Coast Caravan & Outdoor Expo, is returning to Metricon Stadium this year from Friday, March 1, to Sunday, March, 3. ... Following a year’s hiatus due to the Commonwealth Games, th...

1-4 March

Learn about an new App launching in Australia where you can earn income when people shop ... Gold Coast Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/248559506089534/ ... Brisbane FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1102178943324071/ ... ... BRISBANE booking link: ... https://www.trybooking.com/BAWEV ... Friday 1 March 2019 ... 7:30pm...

2 March

Best Friends Felines next murder mystery night is fast approaching as last years was such a success we have decided to do it again but this year we are headed the wild west yeeehaw ! ... Hitch your horses and pull up a chair with the BFF crew on Saturday evening the 2nd of March at Arana Leagues Club for a journey through the Wild West. Don’...

2-3 March

Location: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Auditorium, Mount Coot-tha Rd, Toowong, Queensland ... Times: Saturday 2 March 9am - 4pm; Sunday 3 March 9am - 3pm ... Featuring: Impressive display of a wide range of native and exotic palms & cycads with many unusual plants such as palms with distinctive red leaves and cycads with blue leaves. Books, posters...

2 March

Curves & Claws! Burlesque & variety show.New year, new line up, new producer, same variety of tease!Curves and Claws is known for the weird, the wonderful and the wacky! An Eclectic mix of local and national performers from around Australia (and sometimes beyond!).With a track record of sold out shows we pride ourselves in offering an inclu...

3 March

The 28th RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run is happening on Sunday 3 March 2019. Join more than 13 000 women and men as South Bank transforms into a sea of pink for the fight against breast cancer. Run or walk the scenic 5 km or 10 km inner city river loop.  Together, we can raise $800 000 for personalised, practical support services...

3-6 March

The 2019 Elite & U19 Track Nationals will be showcased as part of the exciting new Brisbane Cycling Festival at Brisbane’s Anna Meares Velodrome from 3-6 April 2019. ... Come and see the worlds best cyclist up close.  Kids Under 12 are free!

5 March

About this seminar ... Join us to get prepared and equipped with right the knowledge and avoid any unnecessary disruptions in your businesses. After the seminar, you will have the knowledge and confidence to manage potential employment issues that can affect your business. ... This seminar is tailored to Chinese business owners. We will conduc...

8 March

Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors and the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) present the International Women's Day "Better the Balance, Better the World" Champagne Brunch with Terri & Bindi Irwin and members of the Black Mamba anti-poaching unit. ... On Friday 8 March 2019, AmCham will have the pleasure of welcoming two of Australia’s mo...

8 March

This International Women’s Day, March 8, Dr Andrew Browning AM is urging Australians to help prevent women around the world needlessly dying and getting injured in childbirth. He will be at Custom’s House, Brisbane to talk about the challenges and success stories of his work in Ethiopia and Tanzania, and how he is changing the lives of...

8-9 March

Treble makers are some of Brisbane’s finest musical comedians. ... A piano, a keytar, a guitar, a ukulele and four voices will bring some strange, eclectic and delightfully weird songs of love, cats, vasectomies and laughter. ... If you’re a music lover, a comedy lover, a musical theatre nerd, or just like looking at people that look li...

9 March

Co.As.It. Community Services is hosting the annual International Women’s Day on the 9th March with a Harmony and Delights High Tea. Join us at Victoria Park Golf Complex in Herston to share a fun day that includes generous delicacies, Prosecco and Bellini cocktails and a fabulous event to acknowledge this year's theme #Balanceforbetter!Hosted...

9 March

Get a FREE Black Hawk DogCheck™ . Learn how to keep your dog happy and healthy.Black Hawk is bringing its Real Food Movement® to across Queensland as the Black Hawk DogCheck™ Caravan tours the open road to rescue Aussie dogs from obesity and educate pet parents on how to keep their pets happy and healthy. Visit our Facebook page to...

9 March

St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School invites you to learn more about the school at its annual Open Day on Saturday 9 March from 9:30am to 12:30pm. ... Throughout the day you will be able to experience the school in many ways. ... Hear from the Principal, Ros Curtis ... Tour with students and experience learning in action and view the...

12 March

The effective negotiation and drafting of contracts is essential to the survival of your department an organisation. Contract Drafting and Negotiation in 8 Hours will provide you with the skills to not only negotiate best outcomes in your contracts but structure and design your agreements to ensure you to avoid costly mistakes. In this 1-day master...

12 March

Contract Law Fundamentals for Non Lawyers Masterclass is an intensely practical guide through the essentials of contract law, exploring such details as when a contract will be required, when you have a contract (and don’t necessarily know it), what types of contract exist and the effect of legislation on your contractual arrangements. This ma...

12 March

Robots are here to serve us. Whether they are vacuuming our carpets, acting as companions, working in our offices or carrying out other tasks, we are the ones barking orders. For now anyway. ... Is this our version of modern servitude? Should robots have rights, time off, unions, identity numbers, legal identification? ... How do we feel about havi...

13 March

This 2.5 hour live event explains how gaining awareness and information about your personal energy levels, affects you, and why it is so important to have Life Force Energy flowing through your life ✨After this event you will feel refreshed and motivated to become the best version of yourself possible. You’ll have a much clearer understandi...

15 March

The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra presents a program of English favourites conducted by Nicholas Cleobury. The program will include William Walton's Scapino Overture and Michael Tippett's Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage. The concert will conclude with Edward Elgar's timeless Enigma Variations, a sequence of musical sketches of Elgar's...

15 March

Do you hold tension and stress in your body?Feeling a little stiff from sitting for too long?General tightness from exercising?Are you a runner or cyclist with lower body tightness?​Join us for Part 2 of our Myofasical Deep Stretch (Yin Yoga) Workshops to target the tightness that lives in your hips and hamstrings!Myofascia, pronounced...

16 March

Are you curious where your backbends can take you? The rituals of modern life have caused an epidemic of slouching (aka. excessive kyphosis), often leading to poor posture, back pain, headaches, and fatigue. In this 2 hr workshop we will focus on opening through the front of the body as a way to bring life back in to the spine, relieve chronic...

19 March

It’s not all about robots and Adult Entertainment – tech is enabling people to be more intimate, create deeper connections, learn more about themselves, reduce loneliness and also benefit those that face sexual challenges. ... However, the future of intimacy is hindered by our perceptions of what is and isn’t ok to talk about, exp...

22 March

Chanting is a Spiritual Practice – the medicine for the Aquarian Age. Every yoga tradition describes chanting The Name (of God) as the essential practice for the Aquarian Age. Join us for an interfaith circle of chanting and meditation. Chanting makes people happy; and happy people make the world a better place. Join us and change the world!

24 March

What we'll do ... Mr. Perfect holds FREE informal weekly "Meetup" BBQs in various locations across Australia.If you are free for an hour or two please feel free to come along.The format is simple, informal and completely inclusive. It is a chance to get out of the house in the sun, socialise and meet some great people and form a supportive communit...

24 March

What we'll do ... Mr. Perfect holds FREE informal weekly "Meetup" BBQs in various locations across Australia.If you are free for an hour or two please feel free to come along.The format is simple, informal and completely inclusive. It is a chance to get out of the house in the sun, socialise and meet some great people and form a supportive communit...

26 March

International Speaker: Davey GibianWhite House Presidential Innovation Fellow, Presidential Innovation Fellow at The Pentagon and Founder, Calypso AI ... Data is one of the biggest threats to our generation. The democratisation of technology is enabling bad actors to manipulate data and corrupt individuals, from politicians (think Trump) to foreign...

27 March

In such a fast paced and prominent role it is often difficult to find the time, space and support to stand back in order to evaluate and plan how best to move forward and grow your role. The role of the Executive PA and Administrative Professionals is increasingly complex and demanding, requiring great skill and dexterity at many levels – man...

27 March

Come learn from the best as they tell us how they deliver an effective strategy and get the best return for their efforts from their content.

27-28 March

Pencil the 2019 Keno AHG Expo into your calendar! The hospitality and gaming industries' event of the year returns with a bang, bringing a diverse selection of hospitality, gaming, food and beverage exhibitors, plenty of opportunities to mingle with like-minded industry professionals and the chance to promote your business to a whole new pool of cu...

28 March

TrendWatching’s Director of Trends & Insights Maxwell Luthy will take the stage at the Embrace Change Breakfast, revealing trends that business owners will need to keep up with to compete - and win - in the modern market. Maxwell has worked with Google, Walt Disney Imagineering, McDonald's and more, and is looking forward to travelling fr...

29 March

Join the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra in a concert featuring some of the cornerstone works for this genre. The repertoire will include works by Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Malcolm Arnold, Percy Grainger, Dmitri Shostakovich, Julie Giroux and others. We also welcome special guests the Young Conservatorium Wind Orchestra under the directio...

29 March

Join the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra in a concert featuring some of the cornerstone works for this genre. The repertoire will include works by Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Malcolm Arnold, Percy Grainger, Dmitri Shostakovich, Julie Giroux and others. We also welcome special guests the Young Conservatorium Wind Orchestra under the directio...

31 March

Cent Auction Fundraiser - 2 rounds each with 50 prizes - 10 special prizes - lucky doors - raffles - FREE tea & coffee - food available for purchase.  Funds raised are used to enable women and their families experiencing disadvantage or difficulty, who are going through a breast cancer journey, to access services and programs, pay bills, a...

April Events

5 April

The Soul Movers Night of Nights! Launching new album 'Bona Fide' - recorded across seven legendary studios of the US - with legendary guest musicians including Swampers David Hood and Spooner Oldham, to name a few, ex-Red Wiggle Murray Cook, Lizzie Mack, and the 'Movers deliver to your ears something old, something new and something that is sure t...

6-7 April

The Bromeliad Society of Queensland (BSQ) invites you to their 2019 Autumn show – the Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales. ... There will be thousands of plants for sale and free advice from growers. ... Download the BSQ Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales – Autumn 2019 flyer (PDF). ... Dates and times ... Saturday 6th Apr...

6-7 April

Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales, Genesis Christian College, Youngs Crossing Road, Bray Park. Cost $4 (includes entry into the Lucky Door Prize). Free Parking ...   ... Come spend the weekend exploring bromeliads and tropical plants where garden inspiration is everywhere at the Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales. ...   ....

14 April

If you ain't into church, but prefer a liquid salvation, (and a damn fabulous lamb pie!) then how about taking your good self down for an afternoon of cleansing ale and awesome music with Rev Murray cook (ex-Red Wiggle) and his fabulous Soul Movers? We have plans to "Lift You Up!" - remember that - you will need it for the sing-a-long ;) This kind...

19-20 April

The North Brisbane Easter Festival (NBEF) is a yearly, free, family-fun festival. Join us for Easter egg hunts, inflatables, food trucks, photo booth, chai tent, graffiti wall, petting zoo, face painting, crafts, live music, games, competitions and more!It occurs April 19-20th, 2019, from 10am-7pm each day, at the Wests Mitchelton RLFC. See you the...

25 April

An opportunity to meet with one of the world's most accessible and compassionate spiritual leaders of our time. ... You are invited to attend FREE public programs in Brisbane consisting of inspirational talks, music, meditation, yoga, along with the unique opportunity to meet Amma personally and receive her individual blessing. ... A vegetarian lun...

26 April

The very best of the jazz department will be on show in the Conservatorium Theatre, presenting a collage of acts featuring vocal and instrumental students alongside Queensland Conservatorium's premier big band, The Con Artists.

26 April

The very best of the jazz department will be on show in the Conservatorium Theatre, presenting a collage of acts featuring vocal and instrumental students alongside Queensland Conservatorium's premier big band, The Con Artists.

28 April

Run, jog, or walk your way through the annual QUT Classic on Sunday, 28 April 2019 in Brisbane, Queensland. ... Kicking off at 7:30am with scenic 1km, 5km and 10km routes around QUT Gardens Point and the CBD, this all-inclusive, family friendly event will finish off with food and entertainment at Gardens Point campus with something for everyone. .....

May Events

3 May

Under the baton of Peter Morris, the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra presents a program inspired by the musical outcomes that have arisen out of global historical conflicts. The first half will be anchored by Berlioz Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, as we commemorate the 150th anniversary of Berlioz's death. The second half will transfo...

10 May

Korean pianist Yiruma will come back to Brisbane in 2019 with his new album Frame and classic original pieces. His two successful sold-out Australian concert tours in 2016 and 2017, had conveyed a soft and mellow musical style and gained many audiences’ enthusiastic responses, in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide....

12 May

Korean pianist Yiruma will come back to Brisbane in 2019 with his new album Frame and classic original pieces. His two successful sold-out Australian concert tours in 2016 and 2017, had conveyed a soft and mellow musical style and gained many audiences’ enthusiastic responses, in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide....

12 May

Spoil your Mum with a spectacular day on the water this Mother’s Day! Join us for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch & Dinner. ... Your family will enjoy amazing views of this magnificent city, delicious seasonal contemporary buffet, featuring all her favourites & live entertainment. The Mother's Day cruise also includes soft drink, juice, spar...

14 May

Learning how to survive well in management as a woman can be daunting. Your workloads will inevitably start to expand, expectations will change and you will find the management of people requires a whole range of business skills. It is not always easy, even for the most talented woman. But as you take on more responsibility to meet your targets, ac...

15 May

While many gas and LNG contracts will have similar elements and clauses, no two gas or LNG contracts are the same, as each agreement will be affected by the commercial position of the each of the buyer and seller as well as by the particular circumstances of any transporters and other stakeholders. Each gas project and each gas industry participant...

17-18 May

Three striking pieces that put women centre stage weave together to make up the 2019 Val Machin Opera Scenes. Classic extracts from Massenet’s Manon (sung in English), Poulenc’s Dialogue des Carmélites (sung in French) and Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana (sung in Latin and Italian) will be showcased by some of the country&r...

17-18 May

Three striking pieces that put women centre stage weave together to make up the 2019 Val Machin Opera Scenes. Classic extracts from Massenet’s Manon (sung in English), Poulenc’s Dialogue des Carmélites (sung in French) and Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana (sung in Latin and Italian) will be showcased by some of the country&r...

18 May

Please join Friends with Dignity for our annual 'High Tea With Friends' at Brisbane City Hall.Proudly supporting Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month (May 2019), join our amazing team of Volunteers and special guests for an afternoon of fantastic food, frivolity and amazing friends to help us raise critical funding for Friends With Dignity...

28 May

Workplace law is constantly evolving and it is a challenge to keep up with the changes. This Masterclass looks at the current hot topics which those involved in HR face on a daily basis. It usefully combines formal presentations with informal workshops and real life case studies on typical scenarios in the workplace.

29 May

Despite tremendous advances women professionals have experienced over the years, women still find themselves facing tough challenges. They tend to get mixed messages and mixed reactions as they take on leadership roles. And all too often, they get only mixed results when leading others. That’s why we at Crown Leadership International Group ar...

31 May

The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to welcome American guest conductor Larry Rachleff who will lead the orchestra in an exciting program of American works. The program includes Charles Ives' Decoration Day, which celebrates momentous occasions for America including Washington's Birthday and the Fourth of July, Aaron Copland's Appalac...

31 May

The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to welcome American guest conductor Larry Rachleff who will lead the orchestra in an exciting program of American works. The program includes Charles Ives' Decoration Day, which celebrates momentous occasions for America including Washington's Birthday and the Fourth of July, Aaron Copland's Appalac...

June Events

16 June

As the sun rises on Sunday 16 June, thousands of riders will be slipping into their lycra and costumes of all sorts to take part in the 29th MS Brissie to the Bay bike ride. ...   ... You can join the challenge by riding one of our four distances. There is the family friendly 10km around the Brisbane Riverside, the scenic 25km ride to Bal...

21-22 June

We invite you all to attend “21st Global Obesity Meeting” during June 21-22, 2019 at Brisbane, Australia which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions. The aim of Obesity Meeting is to bring together leading academic practitioners, Nutritionists, Dietitians, Researchers, Professors, Scient...

August Events

8-17 August

Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical — a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo's novel and featuring one of the most memorable scores of all time. With countless awards to its name, Les Misérables is as groundbreaking today as it was when it first premiered in London in 1985

September Events

7-14 September

In a lush garden filled with studio lights, camera lenses and anxious producers, several couples are looking for love, fame or revenge. ...   ... As disguises are donned, contestants are married at first sight, rooms are trashed and misunderstandings ensue, people will go to any length to get what they want. Can true love exist in a world wher...