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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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Showing events that fall on 27 October 2019

20 August - 6 November

Would you like to be more professional speaking in front of an audience? ... Would being able to confidently convey your business story and values to a group make a difference to your bottom line? ... Do you have something important you would like to share with the world but are holding back in sharing it because speaking in public is a challe...

2-4 October

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon on July 20, 1969 as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission, we have a jam-packed three days full of technology fun to ignite a passion for STEM in Australia's next gen of explorers, engineers, coders, and beyond. ... Workshop 1 - Build & Code a Mars Rover – Wednesda...

5-11 October

The 2019 Recovered Futures Art Exhibition showcases a striking and eclectic display of artwork by artists with a lived experience of mental illness and recovery. This professionally curated exhibition is a wonderful display of hope and recovery aiming to raise awareness of mental health and challenging misconceptions commonly associated with mental...

6 October

Would you like to learn how to best take great photos of tiny macro subjects? In this half-day photographic workshop, Michael will teach you how achieve sharp, evenly-lit and well-composed photos of anything “macro”. ... You will be shown how to use different types of lenses and extension tubes, as well as ways to achieve perfect lighti...

9 October

For more information and to book please click here: ... https://wildnaturephotoexpeditions.com/workshops-tours/short-photography-workshops-and-courses/new-butterfly-photography-workshop/ ... This three hour workshop is designed to give you the opportunity to photograph a variety of butterflies, in different situations/conditions. Michael will give...

11 October

Continuing its support of new music, the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra presents an unusual concert - one of 'second' performances. Recent new works from around the world that have been commissioned and received only a premiere or two will come to life again in this concert. 

11-20 October
Occurs every week on Sunday, Friday & Saturday

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come to don your Dirndl and Lederhosen and get ready to celebrate all things German at Oktoberfest Brisbane 2019, Australia’s largest German festival! ... Connect with fellow culture-seeking enthusiasts and foodies at the Brisbane Showgrounds Oktober 11-13 and 18-20 and see the space transformed with Oktober...

11-13 October

X-STACY is a play about the struggles of adolescence, the challenges of life and the need for love and family. Written by Queensland playwright, Margery Forde, the play is returning to the Brisbane stage this September, over 20 years since it was first performed at La Boite Theatre. ... Set in the 90s, but with timeless themes and life lessons...

11-12 October

The Sideshow - west end hosts the Wandering Circus as we bring our talent and teachers to Brisbane for the start of our first Australian tour. Learn valuable circus skills, enjoy an easygoing, positive and encouraging environment, and meet our crew of international artists. Prepare to amazed intrigued, titillated, and truly blown away by this line...

12 October

It’s time! The Sunshine Coast's biggest pool party is back and ready for you to make splash to fight MS! The MS Swimathon encourages people to form teams of at least 6 and participate in a 12-hour relay. ... The Swimathon is for anyone and everyone whether they swim freestyle, breaststroke, sidestroke, or even doggy paddle. It is all about ge...

12-13 October

For the first time ever, one of Australia’s most ground-breaking and exciting expo’s, with over 30,000 attendees across the last three years in Sydney and Melbourne, is coming to Brisbane! Welcome the Hemp, Health & Innovation (HHI) Expo - Australia’s largest hemp and cannabis expo. ...   ... The largest event in Aus...

13 October

... The Queensland Triathlon Series welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to compete in a fun, friendly environment. From the Kool Kids 7yrs+ races, to the beginners getting a feel for a triathlon, to challenging yourself to take on the longer Olympic or Sprint distance races, there has never been a better time to tri! ... ...  

13 October

Sea to the City, Brisbane’s Bug & Oyster Trail, will once again take over Eagle Street’s riverside dining precinct on Sunday 13 October, to showcase the mouth-watering seafood the region has to offer. ... Stretching from Eagle Street Pier to Customs House, this one-day event is an alfresco seafood experience, featuring 17 of Brisban...

13 October

Sea to the City, Brisbane’s Bug & Oyster Trail, will once again take over Eagle Street’s riverside dining precinct on Sunday 13 October, to showcase the mouth-watering seafood the region has to offer. ... Stretching from Eagle Street Pier to Customs House, this one-day event is an alfresco seafood experience, featuring 17 of Brisban...

16 October

The demand for legal services is on the rise. To keep up with the needs of foreign investors and businesses in the region, local law firms must rise to the challenge and improve their expertise to provide valuable services to domestic and international companies. However, they face stiff competition within the industry. How does your law firm find...

17 October

In today’s global marketplace, the roles of chief financial officers (CFOs) are evolving beyond traditional financial management. CFOs are rising rapidly in the corporate power structure, poised to stand as equals with their chief executive counterparts. CFOs and other financial leaders from government and business organizations are taking on...

18 October

Get ready to LIGHT IT UP Queensland – The Brisbane Blaze are your team in the brand new Hockey One league. ... With 3 double header (Men’s and Women’s) home games at the State Hockey Centre, Queensland against the Tassie Tigers, Perth Thundersticks and the NSW Pride - this is going to be MASSIVE! ... Friday 18th October 2019 ...

18 October

With revered Tibetan lama His Eminence the 7th Dzogchen Rinpoche ... Have you slowed down long enough to ask yourself why you’re so busy? We don’t even realise how distracted we are from our real purpose, having been hooked by the promise of more through longer work hours and taking on more commitments. Other times we are simply running...

19-21 October

With revered lama His Eminence the 7th Dzogchen Rinpoche, Jigme Losel Wangpo ... In this seminar Dzogchen Rinpoche will explain further how we can make a real change in our busy lives. By guiding us on how to ask ourselves the right questions, we begin to make choices that unclutter our mind. Rinpoche will show us how we can apply this to all areas...

19 October

Find your true north this October at the original transformational Wanderlust Festival. Featuring a 5K run, walk or strut, yoga, meditation, motivational speakers and much more, you’ll be able to ground down amongst a like minded community of vibrant and active individuals.  ... A global phenomenon, Wanderlust focuses on uplifting a...

20 October

It’s time! The Gold Coast's biggest pool party is back and ready for you to make splash to fight MS! The MS Swimathon encourages people to form teams of at least 6 and participate in a 12-hour relay. ... The Swimathon is for anyone and everyone whether they swim freestyle, breaststroke, sidestroke, or even doggy paddle. It is all about gettin...

20 October

Get ready to LIGHT IT UP Queensland – The Brisbane Blaze are your team in the brand new Hockey One league. ... With 3 double header (Men’s and Women’s) home games at the State Hockey Centre, Queensland against the Tassie Tigers, Perth Thundersticks and the NSW Pride - this is going to be MASSIVE! ... Friday 18th October 2019 ...

23 October

The world’s increasing globalisation requires more interaction among people from diverse cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds than ever before. People no longer live and work in an insular marketplace; they are now part of a worldwide economy with competition coming from nearly every continent. ... The challenge of creating a multicultural, div...

25-27 October

The Gold Coast’s biggest weekend of entertainment is back. Start your engines and get ready for the Virgin Australia GC600! ... Mark your calendar for 25-27 October, as the biggest names in motorsport along with a 200,000 strong crowd make tracks for the Gold Coast for Queensland’s largest (and loudest) car event. Make the most of the r...

26 October

FashionAble is an all-inclusive fashion event where models of all abilities showcase the latest spring collection over a high tea. Bringing together local stylists and designers and championing ability, diversity and inclusion. FashionAble is presented by Multicap, an organisation whose sole purpose is to enhance the lives of people with disability...

27 October

Sea Shepherd Brisbane is hosting another amazing Annual Fund-raiser !Ocean Defence Tour is BACK for 2019! Sea Shepherd has been on the front line for over 40 years relentlessly defending the world’s oceans.Given most of our air comes from our oceans, they are our primary life support. Yet their future and ours hangs by a thread, due to the ma...

31 October - 3 November

FANGORIA x MONSTERFEST 2019: MONSTER TAKES AUSTRAIA will run simultaneously around the country at five of Australia's highest profile EVENT CINEMAS locations from Halloween Thursday October 31st to Sunday November 3rd in BRISBANE, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth and Sydney. ... Each festival is a four-day weekend featuring screenings, special events and...