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.


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