Must See Brisbane Events in 2019


Here are your Brisbane events to pencil in your calendar and book in, make the best of your 2019 with amazing event experiences in Brisbane, with international and nationally recognised musicians, arts, sports, performance, theatre, exhibitions, festivals, parades and FREE community events. Brisbane has it all for you in 2019!


LANEWAY FESTIVAL, 2 February at Fortitude Valley

BRISASIA FESTIVAL, 10 February – 3 March at various venues across Brisbane

JOHN BUTLER TRIO, 22 February at Riverstage

BRISBANE COMEDY FESTIVAL, 22 February – 24 March at Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane City Hall and SunPac

NITRO CIRCUS, 23 February at Suncorp Stadium


NRL BRONCO SEASON, catch it all March – September at Suncorp Stadium

MIND BODY SPIRIT FESTIVAL, 8 – 10 March at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

EAGLES WORLD TOUR, 9 – 10 March at Brisbane Entertainment Centre

BRISBANE CYCLING FESTIVAL, 26 March – 14 April at Anna Meares Velodrome and other Brisbane venues

MICHAEL MCINTYRE’S BIG WORLD TOUR, 28 – 29 March at Brisbane Entertainment Centre, make sure you get tickets for a real good laugh


NATIONAL 4X4 OUTDOORS SHOW, FISHING & BOATING EXPO, 5 – 7 April, if you love the outdoors don’t miss this event at Brisbane Showgrounds

QUEENSLAND BRIDES WEDDING & HONEYMOON EXPO, calling all brides 5 – 7 April at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre is the place to be

SIX DAY BRISBANE, national track championships at Anna Meares Velodrome, 12 – 14 April

HUMAN NATURE, 27 April at Brisbane Entertainment Centre


NRL MAGIC ROUND, 10 – 12 May at Suncorp Stadium, don’t miss the magic


BRISBANE MARATHON FESTIVAL, 1 – 2 June start and finish at Riverstage, get your entry in

MELT 2019: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture, see it all at Brisbane Powerhouse, 28 June – 7 July


SUPERCAR CHAMPIONSHIPS – Coates Hire Ipswich Supersprint, catch the action V8 action, 26 – 28 July


EKKA: ROYAL BRISBANE SHOW, fun for all the family 9 – 18 August at Brisbane Showgrounds

BRISBANE BOAT SHOW, for all the water enthusiasts 21 – 26 August at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

BANGARRA DANCE THEATRE – 30th anniversary season, it’s not to be missed at Queensland Performing Arts Centre 23 – 31 August


BIGSOUND FESTIVAL, 3 – 6 September at various Brisbane venues

BRISBANE WRITERS FESTIVAL, 5 – 8 September at State Library of Queensland and QAGOMA

BRISBANE FESTIVAL, the jam packed schedule has something for everyone including free events, 6 – 28 September across Brisbane


BRISBANE OPEN HOUSE, the unique event where you can see behind the closed doors of Brisbane, 12 – 13 October

GOOD FOOD & WINE SHOW, say no more, it’s a foodies delight, 25 – 27 October at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre


BRISBANE LATIN DANCE FESTIVAL, 5 – 8 December at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre where dancers from across the globe come together

The Brisbane annual festival and event calendar is well spread out throughout the year so you can always find a great event to attend when you're visiting Brisbane and there is plenty going on to plan your trip around for a cultured Brisbane holiday experience. Book tickets direct from the event organisers or through registered ticket officers such as Ticketek.

Have a fantastic 2019 and enjoy some of these wonderful Brisbane events and festivals.


Glen Hotel and Suites is conveniently located within 20minutes from Brisbane Airport and Brisbane CBD, offering premier rooms and suites with free car parking, swimming pool, ice machine and onsite gym and dining. Book your South Brisbane Accommodation for your Brisbane events in 2019.


Brisbane Cycling Festival 2019


When: 28 March – 14 April 2019
Where: Various Venues, Brisbane

Look out and get ready for the Brisbane Cycling Festival, this exciting festival encompasses events across some of Brisbane’s best cycling venues for international world class cycling, amatuer events and mass participation events, making it the festival for everyone!

Six Day Brisbane final will take place from the 12-14 April at the celebrated Anna Meares Velodrome

Track National Championships are also at Anna Meares Velodrome from 28 March – 10 April where the juniors, elite, under 19 and masters take to the track for the national championships.

For the premier domestic road-racing series, see men’s and women’s teams ride through Brisbane city in the National Road Series on Sunday 14th April.

Tour De Brisbane is a city-wide event for the broader community, road closures allow participants to enjoy the beautiful city of Brisbane on bicycle in this fun event promoting fitness and Brisbane as an international renowned cycling city.

Get ready to ride and cheer on our cyclists at Brisbane Cycling Festival 2019!

Stay central to Anna Meares Velodrome and Brisbane CBD at The Glen Hotel and Suites, offering premier king and twin rooms and king suites, with secure car parking and free Wifi. Book your South Brisbane Accommodation near Anna Meares Velodrome today.

2019 Junior Track National Championships


When: 28 – 31 March 2019
Where: Anna Meares Velodrome, Brisbane

2019 Junior Track National Championships presented by Cycling Australia has a heated schedule where our junior cyclists will compete over 4 days at the celebrated and recently upgraded Anna Meares Velodrome.

Anna Meares Veledrome is hosting all the Track National Championships as part of the Brisbane Cycling Festival.

Events include individual pursuit, team pursuit, sprint team sprint, time trials and points races.

  • Thursday 28th March – from 12pm
  • Friday 29th March – from 12pm
  • Saturday 30th March – from 12pm
  • Sunday 31st March – from 10am


Come and cheer on our cyclists at the 2019 Junior Track National Championships, part of the Brisbane Cycling Festival.


The Glen Hotel and Suites is situated less than 15 minutes drive to Anna Meares Velodrome and welcomes competitors and spectators to our premier rooms and suites with free wifi, parking and onsite dining. Book your Accommodation near Anna Meares Velodrome now.


Australia Day Celebrations at The Glen


When: 26th January 2019
Where: The Glen Hotel

At the Glen Hotel we are hosting our 4th ANNUAL AUSTRALIA DAY PIE EATING contest!

What’s more Aussie than your good old fashioned meat pie, here at The Glen were celebrating this iconic Australian tucker where you get to indulge in eating as many as you can fit in your gob… the timer will be ticking!

It was 4 years ago the epic pie eating contest was born at The Glen along with the pie eating machine himself, 3 times pie eating champion, Matt Bell! He’s taken the cash home three years in a row.

This is what your up against he averages 34.6 seconds to consume a pie! If you think your in the game for a win, come and give it a crack, there’s a big $500 cash on the table for the winner! Plus a carton of XXXX product for the second and third runners up.

Come and join the fair dinkum Aussie day celebrations, with great lunch specials and festivities throughot the day. Cold craft and local beer on tap, we’ll be pouring it icy cold all day long!

Register your participation here!

The Glen Hotel and Suites is right next door to The Glen Hotel and makes the ideal accommodation for your Australia Day weekend celebrations with complimentary car parking, swimming pool, ice machine and mini-bar. Book your Australia Day Weekend Accommodation now.

Love Your Workout: Love Our Gym


At the Glen Hotel and Suites you don’t have to worry about falling behind with your exercise regime, take advantage of our well equipped gymnasium and keep yourself in shape.

We also have a beautiful solar-heated swimming pool perfect for some laps to wind down at the end of the day, plus the pool is surrounded by a sun deck where you can spend some time relaxing and soaking up the sunrays.

Glen Hotel and Suites has two onsite restaurants, room service, 24 hour reception, luggage storage, complimentary secure car-parking, onsite guest laundry, dry cleaning service is available and all guest suites and rooms have high speed wifi connection.

Glen Hotel and Suites has more facilites than you know what to do with! Offering guests comfortable and luxurious accommodation just 10 minutes from Brisbane CBD. Book your Brisbane Accommodation now