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.


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