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Brisbane & Queensland What’s On Pages – by month, theatres, cinemas etc

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,

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 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Day 2 April (Sunday) 2017 – Daylight saving ends 3.00 am in southern states. See time zones for more information… See more

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 11 to 20 August 2017 – The Ekka – The Royal Queensland Show at RNA Showgrounds. 14 August (Monday) 2017 – Ekka Show Holiday in Surrounding Regions – in Logan City, City of Redland, Lockyer… See more

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… See more

Cinemas Brisbane Queensland – Links to individual websites of cinemas

Cinemas in Brisbane Brisbane Open Air – (you can follow them for updates on Brisbaneopenair on the BCL event forum) Moonlight Cinema – Brisbane Powerhouse at New Farm Park Blue Room Cinebar – Licensed cinema and bar at Rosalie. Australian Multi-Plex Cinemas – Stafford, Sunnybank, Redcliffe, Noosa and Tweed Bribie Twin Theatre Cinémathèque – Queensland… See more

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… See more

Craft and Farmers Markets in Brisbane Queensland Australia

The details below were provided by market organisers but are notoriously difficult to keep up to date. Market organisers, stall holders and customers can post their latest information of markets on our events forum so they appear on our what’s on pages. Brisbane Market Place – Weekly markets. Trading hours are seasonal, see the website for… See more

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… See more

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… See more

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… See more

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 2017 Events in Brisbane & Queensland 25 January to 5 February 2017 – MELT 2017: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture at the… See more

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… See more

July in Brisbane & Queensland

Mid-winter school holidays and the State of Origin final. Don’t forget to plant a tree. July 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 2 to 9 July 2017 – 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… See more

June in Brisbane & Queensland

June brings the beginning of winter and the shortest day of the year. June 2017 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… See more

Live Music Venues in Brisbane and Queensland

Brisbane and Queensland Live Music Venues 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 –… See more

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 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 26 February to 28 March, 2017 – Brisbane Comedy Festival 2017 at the Brisbane Powerhouse 8 March (Wednesday) 2017 – International Women’s Day 16 March… See more

May in Brisbane & Queensland

May 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 1 May (Monday) 2017 – 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… See more

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… See more

November in Brisbane & Queensland

November 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 7 November (Tuesday) 2017 – Melbourne Cup Day For Cup Day costumes, outfits, and party ideas see ThemesForParties.com.au 10 to 12 November 2017 – Supernova Pop Culture Expo at the Brisbane Convention Centre 11 November (Saturday) 2017 – Remembrance Day 16 November (Thursday) 2017 – International Day of… See more

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 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the… See more

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 2017 Events in Brisbane and Queensland 3 September (Sunday) 2017 – Australian National Flag Day – The Australian Flag was first raised… See more

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… See more

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… See more