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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

1 August - 19 September

Get ready to eat, drink and enjoy at Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival across 30, 31 July and 1 August! With Moreton Bay as its stunning backdrop, the festival precinct winds its way along the waterfront where foodies can catch cooking demos by some of the biggest names in the culinary world, enjoy a cold one at pop-up bars, listen to live music, le...

1 August - 19 September

Come with us on a six-week culinary journey from Aug 1 until Sep 19, of local produce, tours, events, foodie trails, cellar door experiences, masterclasses and so much more. Join us as we celebrate the region’s best produce from the farms to the Bay, and everywhere in between. ...  

4 August - 1 September
Occurs first Wednesday of every month

I Got A Joke For Ya is a monthly Wednesday comedy night featuring the best local and interstate comics with their newly baked jokes at the iconic Burrow, West End. Join us and be a part of this loose and fun night. ... With new acts each month and surprise guests, there is no telling what will happen and who is gonna show up! ... Disclaimer: This e...

29 August - 30 September

Come along for the launch of A Continuous Thread: The Lebanese Presence in South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and West End.This free event will include an exhibition, book, and website launch, with speeches and live music. Tea, coffee and morning tea will be provided. ... This project is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council, the Australian Le...

29 August - 30 September

Visit Jenny Gao’s first exhibition featuring exquisite embroidery fusing traditional & contemporary methods.

September Events

3-25 September
Occurs every week on Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

You asked and we listened, Brisbane. The biggest music extravaganza ever to be staged in Brisbane’s history is back! Check out the schedule below. ... We’re on the road again to serenade 190 suburbs of our glorious city with pop-up concerts delivered direct to your neighbourhood. From concerts in cul-de-sacs, symphonies for your suburb...

5 September

Bardon Strings will be performing at White's Hill Rotunda on Sunday 5 September, commencing at 10am.  ...   ... A free event.  All welcome.  Bring a blanket or chair to sit on and enjoy a morning of strings music in the park.  ...   ... White’s Hill Reserve, Boundary Road, Camp Hill

8-22 September
Occurs every week on Wednesday

... Experience Bright Times at Northshore, Hamilton. Explore Brisbane's Art Boat while it's moored, wander through the magical and otherworldly installations and enjoy live performances.   ... Discover the magical dreamscape of Sky Castle, and the out-of-this-world multi-sensory Airship Orchestra. By day and by night,...

9-12 September

Brisbane Jazz Club and Founder and Director of the festival, Vice-President - Alan Western will present 19 bands across 4 evenings and Sunday afternoon.A total of over 350 musicians from all around Brisbane and even the Gold Coast will ensure that Kangaroo Point once again comes alive to those majestic and swinging sounds that only a big band...

10-12 September

The Brisbane Spring Home Show is returning in 2021! ... HOME is where the heart is 🏡💖 and we can't wait to help you make yours the best it can be. With hundreds of innovative home products, exclusive Show specials, FREE seminars, expert advice and some of the best homegrown Aussie renovation businesses, the Home Show is the place to start whe...

11-12 September

Families will get swept away in the fun, colour and excitement of the annual Redcliffe KiteFest where kites of all shapes and sizes fill the sky! Redcliffe KiteFest is the Ultimate Kids Weekend. The whole family will love the markets, huge array of live music and amazing roving performers. ... THIS YEAR'S HEADLINER IS...BLUEY! ... Catch Bluey LIVE...

11 September

The cultural conferences will bring together a group of knowledgeable and fascinating presenters who will share topics from their respective areas of expertise, and offer the chance for you to discover something new, or different. From science to culture to self-development to lifestyle to sustainability to French administration, and even some thin...

14-16 September

  ... POTPONED till early 2021, NEW dates coming soon, keep an eye out!!  ...   ...   ... #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...

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 ...

15-18 September

Undercover Artist Festival is here to bend the rules, push artistic boundaries and entertain in a way you didn’t know possible.Spread over four incredible days at Queensland Theatre, artists will excite you through workshops and performance in theatre, dance, comedy, circus, music, cabaret and poetry – with plenty of opportunity for deb...

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...

24 September

"La Fiesta Latina" brings together musicians, singers and dancers from Bolivian and Spanish heritage to the heart of Brisbane. Traditional Bolivian dance and Latin acapella music will come together to provide a night of festivity, folklore, and raw energy. Come join us at the Queensland Multicultural Centre for an evening of Latin performance art....

24 September

BEMAC live presents "La Fiesta Latina" bringing together musicians, singers and dancers from Bolivian and Spanish heritage to the heart of Brisbane. ... Come join us at the Queensland Multicultural Centre for an evening of a night of festivity, folklore, and raw energy. ... Bolivia Marka, a traditional Bolivian dance group draws on folklo...

25 September

Caloundra Lapidary club proudly presents, Jewellery and Gem Show 2021, hosted at our Clubhouse again this year at 9 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra. ... Club grounds are easily accessible and visitors can gain insights into the fascinating world of Lapidary. ... Come along and join us for a family friendly, fun and educational day out with a difference. E...

25 September

As gymnastics becomes the third most popular sport in the country for kids under 12 (overtaking Australian football)* and the city prepares to host the Olympics in 2032, a new kids gymnastics centre is opening in outer south-west Brisbane – and it won’t be the last one. ...   ... BK’s Gymnastics – part of Belgravia Grou...

29 September
Occurs every week on Saturday

... Anyone can improvise! This free 90-minute course is designed for students to see if improv brings them joy and entertainment. ... Improv helps students be better listeners, improves their confidence, gives them a creative outlet, supports social skills and teaches them how to work as part of a group in a non-competitive environm...

29 September

We invite all CaSSSA enrolled students to this school holiday clinic for teenage girls proudly supported by the Queensland Government. ... This is an ultra-modern program designed to inspire, encourage and support teenage girls in a way that empowers them to create their own balance in life. The focus isn't just on cycling, but all the elements tha...

October Events

1 October

Comedy powerhouses Damien Power & Geraldine Hickey are teaming up to bring you a huge night of laughs! ... Damien Power is one of the most exhilarating voices on the Australian comedy circuit, collecting rave reviews, award nominations and selling out rooms across the country! You are in the hands of a master. He won’t let you down. ... &...

1 October

Don’t miss a unique dance performance at the Laidley Cultural Centre on Friday 1 October. ... Contemporary dancers and residents of Lutheran Services’ Tabeel Aged Care will perform together in an event unlike any other. Discover the love, lyricism and fun of dance and movement. Crossing generations, If Only I Could… demonstrates...

4 October

Anyone can improvise! Ever wanted to try improv but you weren't sure if it was for you? This free 2 hour intro to improvisation course is designed for those who have never had any experience with improv. ... Improv can help you become a better listener, improve your confidence in public speaking, kickstart your creativity and teach you how to...

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...

6 October - 1 December
Occurs first Wednesday of every month

Don't have a boring night in on a Wednesday! Treat yourself. ... I Got A Joke For Ya is a monthly Wednesday comedy night featuring a smorgasbord of some of the best local and interstate comics around with their newly baked jokes. Join us for a night of laughs at the cosy beer garden at the Burrow in West End.  ... With new acts each month and...

9 October

A Devine interfaith, Multicultural Devotional Music Festival featuring Bhajans, Qawwali, Kirtan, Sufi, and other forms of devotional music & dance. ... Free entry with registration. Food and drink available for purchase at the venue. ... Registration link -  https://spcinterfaithmusicfestival2.eventbrite.com.au/

10 October

At Glad Rags Markets, we bring together fashion-forward bargain hunters and sellers of good quality, pre-loved clothing. We believe fashion doesn't have to cost the Earth and the re-sell of clothing is a big step forward to a new normal in the fashion industry.  ... Buying second-hand clothes is growing in popularity amongst savvy shoppers who...

14 October

**Early Bird pricing is available until 3 October 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 Impro...

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...

17 October

Bicycle Queensland is excited to announce the return of its iconic city to coast cycling event – the ‘Downer Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge 2021’.  On Sunday October 17, we invite Queenslanders of all ages and all riding abilities to grab a bike and join the community for a full day of fun. ... This year you can choos...

24 October

Welcome to Big Fork’s Comedy Pop Up!Big Fork Theatre is taking over BackDock Arts with pop up comedy shows in July & August! Brisbane’s best improvised comedy is back, featuring all your favourite shows from our regular line up and the hugely popular Brisbane Improv Festival.While we are working on our own venue, we wanted to make s...

30-31 October

+18 Event Only ... Whiskey Mist aims to be Brisbane’s ultimate whiskey tasting experience with an emphasis on value and experience. Hosted at the fantastic Baedeker Bar in Fortitude Valley, the event will offer it’s guests: ... Two interactive, multi-dimensional experience rooms ... A masterclass cocktail making bar open all day ... Acc...

November Events

16 November

Learning how to survive well in management 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 rising star. But as you take on more responsibility to meet your targets, achievi...

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...