What's on in April in & around Brisbane


From a mega sunflower festival & five-week-long comedy festival to an Olivia Newton-John tribute concert and canine comedians, some top things to do in April in and around Brisbane:

More than 130 comedians will descend on Brisbane, with over 300 hilarious events happening across 4 iconic venues
Susan Hill's acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt's brilliant stage adaptation
The Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program is back this winter school holiday with a FREE performance of The Singing Chefs
Brisbane Bel Canto is a new week-long festival of beloved Italian operas, featuring superstar soprano Jessica Pratt
The International Cake Show Australia is back bigger & better than ever for 3 massive, sweet-filled days of fun and hands-on
Sunset Cinema is back for another season, screening a fantastic mix of new releases, family favourites & cult classics
Get ready to experience a night of pure musical magic celebrating Olivia Newton-John, hosted by Courtney Act
Roll up! Roll up! The Circus Fun House is a spectacular children's stage show at the Pink Flamingo Spiegeland
Enjoy a free live music concert as Brisbane City Council’s The QUBE Effect finalists take to the Tivoli stage on Sunday
Join Benzo & Ludes, and their hilarious band of ex-border security dogs, for a night filled with laughs, music, and a bit of drool
Join Australian domestic violence campaigner and 2015 Australian of the Year Rosie Batty in conversation at Brisbane Powerhouse
Gathering is a free Indigenous performance, happening in Brisbane's Queen Street Mall every Wednesday at noon
Lace up your shoes, put on your active wear, and bring the kids along to AEIOU Foundation's Brisbane Fun Run and Family Fun Day
Soak up the great outdoors these school holidays with Park Play, a FREE program of sporty & creative activities for kids
A celebration of the powerful, ethereal, and deeply beautiful artworks by one of Australia's most revered contemporary artists
Kids can dive into the fascinating world of railways, transport, communication, jobs & fashion through the eras at
This fabulous long brunch extravaganza includes free flowing drinks, a feast for the senses, live entertainment & lawn games
Cycle through the streets of Brisbane City with the family in Tour de Brisbane's FREE Big Family Bike Ride
Science, circus, puppetry & plenty of imagination combine when this award-winning show returns to Brisbane Powerhouse
The Smile Station at Westfield Chermside includes free interactive games, colouring in, a photo station and
Brisbane’s popular free fitness program at South Bank offers a range of outdoor health & well-being classes for all
David Walliams' best-selling children's book Ratburger will be brought to life on stage these Easter school holidays
Part opera, part documentary and part entertainment, Airwaves celebrates the key events of the last century with music inspired by
Get ready for a Dahlicious tale of mischief and magic in Shake & Stir's adaptation of James and The Giant Peach
Brisbane is gearing up for Sunday's adrenaline-pumping extravaganza and registrations are still open
Celebrate Autumn with three-tiers of seasonal sweet and savoury treats while enjoying sweeping ocean views
Get ready to be swept away by the enchanting melodies of this 20-year-old piano prodigy when he takes to the stage at
This fantastic festival dedicated to children offers a jam-packed day of free, fun activities on Saturday, May 4
Explore the diverse and vibrant flavours of Southeast Asia throughout the month of April at Terraces Restaurant
Hop into Easter fun at TopStroke Mini Golf for an egg-citing Easter adventure that the whole family will enjoy
Dive into Brisbane Powerhouse’s stellar lineup of storytellers, rock icons and remarkable authors this Autumn
Due to popular demand, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon Planetarium Experience has been extended
Head to Hologram Zoo these school holidays - it's the world's most futuristic, massive, indoor, animal theme park
The sunflower festival is coming back in April, when it will be time to get up close to the happiest flowers in the world
The magical award-winning Luna Light Journey is set to light up Queens Park in Toowoomba in spectacular style
If you love bingo and Broadway show tunes, you won't want to miss this unpredictable, madcap, musical experience

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Park Vibes returns to Victoria Park on Saturday
Enjoy a day out with your four-legged BFF
Clydesdales great and small will descend on Boonah
Brisbane's biggest indoor handmade & design market is back
RACQ's MotorFest is the ultimate car lover's day out
Celebrate World Refugee Day with an exclusive screening of Fremont
Celebrate the flavours of the Barossa at Bacchus
Catch Urzila Carlson's brand new show on June 21 & 22
Ever wondered how some cakes are made, is it really cake?

Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival

SEQ's biggest foodie celebration is back with its biggest, best and tastiest program yet for 3 huge food-filled days on the waterfront
Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival

The Cat Empire and QSO

Experience The Cat Empire like you've never seen them before as they join forces with Queensland Symphony Orchestra for one-night-only
The Cat Empire & QSO

Top Things to Do Jun 14-16

From a mega motorfest, a new pet market and free live music festival to glow in the dark mini golf, the top things to do this weekend
This Weekend Jun 14 - Jun 16

Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular

This 2 day spectacular features Clydesdales great and small, Scottish pipe bands, caber tossing, haggis, a whisky bar & fun for all ages
Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular

What's On in July 2023 in Brisbane

From bonfire fests, epic concerts, cutting edge opera and a mega book fest to comedy and kid's shows, the top things to do in July
What's On in July 2024 in Brisbane

Lord Mayor's Children's Program

Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program returns to Brisbane City Hall with a FREE performance of The Singing Chefs and Tub-thumping Orchestra
Lord Mayor's Children's Program

Winter School Holidays Jun 22-Jul 7

Keep the kids off the screens this holiday with these great shows, activities and events, from dazzling circus to glow-in-the-dark mini golf and more
June July School Holiday Guide
Be spellbound by this magical holiday show