Whats On Brisbane Easter School Holidays


When: 30 March – 15 April

Where: Brisbane, Queensland

Autumn is upon us and as we slowly unwind into the cooler months of the year there is still plenty to keep us busy, interesting events to attend and things to get out and do. Easter marks the beginning of this phase of the year as we bring the family together for the Easter Holidays and celebrate with our families and extended family, friends and communities.

What’s On across Brisbane

  • Lana Del Rey @ Riverstage - 29th March
  • Good Friday – 30th March
  • 70th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race @ Sandgate – 30th March
  • Bluewater Festival for start Brisbane to Gladstone @ Sandgate – 30th March
  • Commonwealth Games: The Queens Baton Relay Celebrations @ South Bank Parklands – 30th - 31st March
  • Easter Saturday – 31st March
  • Sprintcars Easter Triple Challenge @ Archerfield Speedway – 31st March
  • Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners @Suncorp Stadium – 31st March
  • Brisbane Lions v Melbourne Demons @ Gabba – 31st March
  • Easter Sunday – 1st April
  • Broncos v Titans @ Suncorp Stadium – 1st April
  • Jackson Browne @ QPAC – 1st April
  • Easter Monday – 2nd April
  • Ross Noble ‘El Halblador’@ QPAC – 4th to 6th April
  • Hot Browne Honey @ Brisbane Powerhouse – 4th to 7th April
  • Gold Coast Commonwealth Games – 4th to 15th April
  • Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Festival @Brisbane - 4th to 15th April
  • Commonwealth Games Cycling @Anna Meares Velodrome – 5th to 8th April
  • Merry Melodies: Exposing Edith @Logan Entertainment Centre – 6th April
  • WOW Festival @ Brisbane Powerhouse – 6th to 8th April
  • Songs that Made Me @QPAC – 8th April
  • Commonwealth Games Shooting @ Belmont Shooting Complex – 8th to 14th April
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018 @ Brisbane Powerhouse – 9th to 14th April
  • American Idiot @ QPAC – 13th – 21st April


GC2018 – Festival Hub

If you are spending the Easter School Holidays in Brisbane it is well worth checking out what is happening at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Festival Hub in Brisbane.

The main Festival Hub is at South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt and is presented by The Star Gold Coast, in addition the festival extends across to Brisbane’s CBD at King George Square, City Botanic Gardens, Roma Street Parklands and laneways in between. Events are also being hosted at Brisbane Powerhouse, Flowstate, Griffith Film School, Museum or Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery, Reddacliff Place, Tony Gould Gallery and Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

Headling acts include:

  • Alex the Astronaut
  • Archie Roach
  • Bob Evans
  • Regurgitator
  • The Preatures
  • Urthboy

Blak Friday is a celebration of our First Nations peoples and intimate stories will be told from Brisbane’s refugees at The Village.

For Familiescome and enjoy Megafauna, Sally and Possum Live, The Owl and the Pussycat as well as Botanica which is a free day-to-night exhibition in the City Botanic Gardens.


Here is a small taste of some more of the broad number of events happening across the city.

  • Festival First Night will get the party started with live music on The Star Deck overlooking Brisbane River @ South Bank, Festival Hub – 4th April
  • One Million Stars installation is a temporary public-art installation features one million woven stars @ King George Square - 4th to 15th April
  • See the new permanent exhibition, Skylore: Stories of the Stars – Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Astronomy @ Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium – 5th to 7th April
  • The Owl and the Pussycat is an enchanting theatrical performance based on Edward Lear’s beloved poem - 11th to 15th April

The full program incorporates events, workshops and music suitable a diverse audience, you will find family friendly events, children’s workshops, music, visual arts, film, comedy and free events. For the full program visit the GC2018 Festival – Brisbane.


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