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!



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


OBSTACOOL: BRISBANE, 27 – 28 April at Eagle Sports Complex, Mansfield


RAGNAR TRAIL, 27 – 28 April at Sirromet Wines


ROCKABILY, 4 May at Redland Showgrounds


ANYWHERE FESTIVAL BRISBANE, 9 – 26 May around Brisbane


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


CHANNEL SEVEN BRISBANE RACING CARNIVAL, 11 May – 8 June at Eagle Farm & Doomben Racecourses


BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW, 16-19 May at Brisbane Convention Exhibition Centre


STRADDIE STRIDE, 18 May at North Stradbroke Island


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


STATE OF ORIGIN GAME 1, 5 June at Suncorp Stadium


GRIFFITH SPORT LOGAN FUN RUN, 9 June at Griffith University Logan


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


QANTAS WALLABIES V ARGENTINA, 27 July at Suncorp Stadium




GREAZEFEST, 2 – 4 August at Redland Showgrounds


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


TOOHEY SPORT TOOHEY TRAIL RUN, 13 October at Toohey Forest


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


TISSOT UCI TRACK CYCLING WORLD CUP, 13-15 December at Anna Meares Velodrome



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.


Kingston Park Raceway Go Karting Bucks Party


Kingston Park Raceway is an exceptional venue to hold a bucks party, with all the thrills of extreme go karting!

Kingston Park Raceway has a Big Kart Track, the 1100m Le Mans Track fits 5 karts side by side as you come down the straight.

Centrally located in Logan, 35minutes from the Gold Coast and 30minutes from Brisbane makes it a great venue for your Gold Coast and Brisbane Bucks Party. 

Bucks Party Pricing

  • From $66 - $135 per driver
  • Trophy sets are available for purchase for $110 (1st, 2nd, 3rd plus a Mr Magoo)
  • Catering packages are available such as an Outback BBQ lunch or your welcome to self cater

For non-stop action from start to finish organise an unforgettable bucks party at Kingston Park Raceway where friends and family will have a fun bonding before the big day.

Enquire about your Kingston Park Raceway Bucks Party.


Glen Hotel and Suites is 11kms from Kinston Park Raceway, offering prestigious guest rooms and suites with the Glen Hotel next door perfect for continuing the celebrations. Book your Brisbane Bucks Party Accommodation.

City Cycle Bike Hire Service Brisbane


When you visit Brisbane you can take advantage of the cities CityCycle Bike Hire Service, available 24 hours and 7 days a week.


CityCycle Brisbane offers casual passes with 24hour access for $2 or membership for $5 per month.

Once you have registered you can ride all day for FREE!... As long as the bike is returned within half-hour intervals. After the 30minutes of free use, a usage fee applies.

Usage Fees

0-30 minutes FREE, for the first 30 minutes of every trip

31-60 minutes - $2

Every 30 minutes after - $5 each

Bike Stations

CityCycle Brisbane has 150 stations available across the city centre from Newstead to West End and Toowong.

Take advantage of this fantastic Brisbane City Bike Hire Service and get Cycling on your next Brisbane stay with CityCycle.

To Register for a Casual Pass or Membership visit CityCycle Brisbane.

Glen Hotel and Suites is situated within 15kms of Brisbane CBD with free parking, close to public transport, free wifi, guest fitness centre and swimming pool. Book your South Brisbane Rooms and Suites.

A Day On The Green - Elton John



When: 18 & 19 January 2020


Where: Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, Queensland


Sir Elton John is performing his global ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour with 15 dates in Australia including 3 very special, a day on the green outdoor concerts!


Elton John will perform at 'a day on the green' over two massive days on Saturday 18th January and Sunday 19th January 2020.


Elton John has announced this is his very last tour, where he will deliver his most loved songs to wow audiences and fans across Australia.


See Elton John 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' a day on the green at Sirromet Wines January 2020!


The Glen Hotel and Suites offers guests premium accommodation, with comfortable rooms and suites complete with free parking, free wifi, room service and easy transport options to Sirromet Wines. Book your Accommodation for a day on the green at Sirromet Wines.


Redlands Rockabilly Revival


When: Saturday 4th May 2019

Where: Redland Showgrounds, Long Street Cleveland QLD

The Redlands Rockabilly Revival is back for the fourth year running at the Redland Showgrounds in Cleveland.

Redlands Rockabilly Revival is a sensational annual event where there is everything from stylish rockabilly to flashy hot rods for a great family friendly day out.

This year at Redlands Rockabilly Revival you will love:

  • Hot Rod Show, see hundreds of hot rods and class cars on display
  • Market Stalls with over 80 specialist stalls
  • Gourmet Food Trucks offering delicious dining, snacks, cold drinks and great coffee
  • Rockabilly Revival Pinup Pageant 2019, strut your stuff on stage to show off your finest pinup outfits
  • Live Bands, DJ and Dancing
  • Kids Rides
  • Redland Museum, your ticket includes complimentary entry to the museum featuring over 18000 objects on display


  • Adults $16
  • Concession $10
  • Teens $4
  • Kids free


  • Redland Showground
  • 10am-5pm
  • Saturday 4th May 2019

Enjoy an exciting day out at Redlands Rockabily Revival 2019!


The Glen Hotel and Suites is centrally located access to Redland Bay, Brisbane CBD and Brisbane Airport. Our rooms and suites include free parking, onsite dining, free wifi and guest gymnasium. Book your Accommodation near Redland Bay.