Every September, Brisbane really turns up the heat (and not just weather-wise!) as it brings you one of the largest, grandest, and most-awaited festivals in Australia every year. More than just a firework show, the Brisbane Festival will once again be blasting with entertainment, music, and loads of fun for all ages!
The festival is a month-long, world-class celebration of Brisbane’s vibrant culture and features a roster of activities that is sure to entertain, surprise and thrill spectators. The city explodes with art exhibitions, theatre shows, music, arcade, dance, opera and circus performances that always wow.
With over 80 happenings scheduled here, there and everywhere, it might be difficult to choose which ones to catch. So, gather your friends and families and listen up, because we’ve done the hard work and collated a list of the Brisbane Festival’s must-see events!
For the kids … and kids-at-heart ❤
Brat Kids Carnival
Trash Test Dummies
A Not So Traditional Story
Dan Sultan’s Nali and Friends
For the grown-ups 😉
You & I
City and Colour
Evening Lights by Elisa Jane Carmichael
Blanc de Blanc Encore
SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill
Jazz on Sundays
Made for … everyone! 😁
House of Mirrors
Treasury Brisbane Arcadia
River of Light
Stay and Play!
Revel in the excitement of Brisbane Festival and make a night of it! Enjoy the festival in style with TRYP Fortitude Valley Hotel Brisbane. Located in the heart of the Fortitude Valley, TRYP Fortitude Valley Brisbane is sure to make your Brisbane Festival experience a memorable one.
Kendryll Lictao works as a Content Marketing Specialist for Wyndham Destinations. She is passionate about photography, film and writing. Her ultimate dream is to be a filmmaker and to get to travel to a lot of places around the world. She wants to meet people, immerse in a place’s culture and create stories that could inspire others through photos, film and/or writing.