Brisbane & Queensland What’s On

The BCL Brisbane What’s On pages have one events page per month. These pages have public holidays, school holidays and major events. Pages also include theatres, cinemas, festivals and other things to do.

See pages for each month: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December | Find out more about posting your event here.

See also cinemas, theatres, galleries and exhibitions, museums and historic attractions, general attractions, live music venues or festivals around Queensland,

Exhibitions and Galleries Gold Coast

Gold Coast Galleries and Museums 19 Karen – Contemporary Artspace on 19 Karen Ave, Mermaid Beach. Curious Art Gallery – Chinderah Bay George Petelin Gallery – Southport Gold Coast Arts Centre – 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise. Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre – At Broadbeach next to Conrad Jupiters Casino. Lorraine Pilgrim – Ridgeway… Read More

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Live Music Venues in Brisbane and Queensland

If you know something we don’t, please use the links at the bottom. You can post your live music events on the BCL forums. Agreeable Kids Social Club @ Brisbane Square Library (Myspace) – All ages events/venue. Alhambra Lounge – 12 McLachlan St, Fortitude Valley The Alibi Room – 720 Brunswick St, New Farm. Under… Read More

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Brisbane State of Origin – Queensland v New South Wales Rugby League

State of Origin – Maroons v Blues State of Origin. If you’ve missed out, you might find some reseller tickets available through viagogo State of Origin Party Products & Merchandise Party Products Australia – Over 6,000 party supplies online, including balloons, tableware, decorations, and much more with fast Australia-wide delivery. See their State of Origin party… Read More

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Theatres and Theatre Groups – What’s on at Brisbane & Queensland Theatres

Brisbane Theatres Arts Theatre – Petrie Tce, Brisbane CBD. Backbone Youth Arts Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Brisbane Powerhouse – A contemporary performing and visual arts space. Comedy, dance, cabaret, music, farmer’s markets, dining and more. Located in New Farm Park. Centenary Theatre Group Inc – Chelmer Communitiy Centre. Expressions Dance Companies – Contemporary dance. The… Read More

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Exhibitions and Galleries Brisbane Queensland Australia

Brisbane Galleries and Museums Abbey Museum – Public museum of art and archaeology, featuring antiquities and fine arts from around the world. Abbey Place, off Old Toorbul Point Rd, Caboolture. Arts Alive Ipswich Creative Arts School is a creative arts school and gallery. The mission is to empower students of all ages to take ideas from… Read More

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Things To Do and Places To Go in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Attractions in and around Brisbane These are everyday attractions around Brisbane – the sort of things locals go to, or take their visiting friends and relatives to. Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha – These are real Australian botanic gardens – great for gardeners and naturelovers but also good for taking overseas visitor to.  Allow a… Read More

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Museums, Historical Attractions and Places To Go in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Brisbane Historical Sites, Museums and Attractions Abbey Museum – Public museum of art and archaeology, featuring antiquities and fine arts from around the world – north of Brisbane near Caboolture and Bribie Island. Australian Railway Historical Society (Qld Division) – operates steam trains with the Queensland Rail Heritage fleet and maintains an operating museum near Rosewood… Read More

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Concerts and Festivals Brisbane Queensland Australia

Concerts / Music Festivals / Special Events Abbey Medieval Festival – Caboolture Bluewater Festival runs during Easter week with main events Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday. It includes the start of the Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race, an art exhibition and much more. Boonah Arts Festival – Presented by the Boonah Arts Collective… Read More

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Cinemas Brisbane Queensland – Links to individual websites of cinemas

Cinemas in Brisbane Brisbane Open Air Moonlight Cinema – Brisbane Powerhouse at New Farm Park Blue Room Cinebar – Licensed cinema and bar at Rosalie. Bribie Twin Theatre Cinémathèque – Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Southbank. Retrospective and thematic film programs and exhibitions. Cineplex – Balmoral, Hawthorne, Southbank, Victoria Point, Nerang, Redbank. Dendy Cinema –… Read More

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December in Brisbane & Queensland

December is the first month of Queensland’s hot summer. Queensland does not use daylight saving (summertime) which is probably a good thing given the skin cancer rate. The whole state remains on Eastern Standard time all year round. Year 10 and 12 students have finished school for the year, other students begin summer holidays in… Read More

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November in Brisbane & Queensland

November 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 6 November (Tuesday) 2018 – Melbourne Cup Day For Cup Day costumes, outfits, and party ideas see ThemesForParties.com.au 9 to 11 November 2018 – Supernova Pop Culture Expo at the Brisbane Convention Centre 11 November (Sunday) 2018 – Remembrance Day 16 November (Friday) 2018 – International Day of… Read More

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October in Brisbane & Queensland

Hmmm… Oktoberfest and Ocsober in the same month.  Maybe that’s not such a bad idea. Southern states change their clocks which causes the usual inconveniences between South-east Queensland and New South Wales. October 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the… Read More

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September in Brisbane & Queensland

Springtime means Toowoomba’s famous annual Carnival of Flowers festival showcasing spectacular gardens, country touring, live music and local food & wine, plus much more. Plus there’s Father’s day, school holidays and pirates! September 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 2 September (Sunday) 2018 – Father’s Day – (See Father’s Day Gift ideas here or local… Read More

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August in Brisbane & Queensland

August is Ekka time in Brisbane! It’s also whale-watching season and Children’s Book Week. August Events in Brisbane and Queensland 10 to 19 August 2018 – The Ekka – The Royal Queensland Show at RNA Showgrounds. 13 August (Monday) 2018 – Ekka Show Holiday in Surrounding Regions – in Logan City, City of Redland, Lockyer… Read More

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July in Brisbane & Queensland

Mid-winter school holidays and the State of Origin final. Don’t forget to plant a tree. July 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the… Read More

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June in Brisbane & Queensland

June brings the beginning of winter and the shortest day of the year. June 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland Queensland Week – Celebrates the State’s people and places. The week derived from the celebration of Queensland Day, held annually on 6 June to commemorate the day Queensland separated from the colony of New South Wales… Read More

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May in Brisbane & Queensland

May 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 7 May (Monday) 2018 – Labour Day Public Holiday Australian Office Professionals Day – Visit our Secretary’s Day page for gift ideas. International Composting Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness about the importance of this valuable organic resource and… Read More

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April in Brisbane & Queensland

School holidays, Easter and ANZAC Day. Southern states change their clocks which causes the usual inconveniences between South-east Queensland and New South Wales. April 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Day 1 April (Sunday) 2018 – Daylight saving ends 3.00 am in southern states. See time zones for more information… Read More

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March in Brisbane & Queensland

It should be starting to cool off as we head into Autumn. Check out the World Science Festival events aroung Queensland (link below). March 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 8 March (Thursday) 2018 – International Women’s Day 17 March (Saturday) 2018 – St Patrick’s Day – see Themes for Parties for St Patrick’s Day… Read More

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February in Brisbane & Queensland

Children are back at school, this is the last month of summer, and is often the hottest month of all – or maybe we’re just fed up with the heat. February 2018 Events in Brisbane & Queensland Chinese New Year (For Chinese New Year party and costume ideas see ThemesForParties: Oriental). 6 February (Tuesday) 2018 –… Read More

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January in Brisbane & Queensland

January is midsummer in Queensland – hot, often wet – this is the storm season. Schools are on summer holiday until the end of the month. January 2018 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 1 January (Monday) 2018 – New Years Day (Public Holiday) – it’s a long weekend! Music by the Sea Festival at Sandgate Ginger… Read More

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Gift shopping for families

Gifts for families to share are really difficult, especially if there is a wide range of ages and interests. One option is to buy a couple of gifts from the ones shop eg a wine hamper for the adults and a chocolate hamper for the kids. Some games and novelties can also bridge many ages… Read More

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