What's On in August 2022 in Brisbane

From whale watching, a popup magic bar and 3 day bacon fest to an ABBA show, Bangarra Dance and Geoffrey Robertson, the best things to do around Brisbane in August:

Queensland’s largest open-air shopping precinct, Queen Street Mall is celebrating its 40th birthday!
Bangarra Dance Theatre returns to QPAC in August with Terrain, a breathtaking 9-part performance
2 stunning nights of live Australian music, DJs, bars and themed pop-up experiences alongside enthralling large-scale installations
Take a peek inside 48 of Brisbane’s prominent and landmark buildings on the Brisbane Open House weekend
The inspirational true story of growing up gay in central Queensland has been transformed into a powerful must-see theatre production
Based on the cult classic, this funny and nostalgia-fuelled musical is the ultimate 90's throwback experience
South Bank Parklands has teamed up with Rocking Horse Records to throw a special vinyl record market and listening party
The exciting new Brisbane Open House event offer visitors the chance to explore the charming historic bayside village
Showcasing the finest ingredients in an intimate setting, with premium matching wines and theatrical surprises
Big Band Cabaret returns to Brisbane's most glamourous nightclub for an evening of fabulous food & entertainment
Tantalise your tastebuds at SEQ's biggest food festival, winding along Woody Point’s foreshore with views across Moreton Bay
A mesmerising symphony of light and sound, staged in a breathtaking mirror maze, is coming to Brisbane in August
Brisbane’s largest multicultural festival returns to Roma Street Parkland in September, with something for all ages
Make the most of these last winter weekends with your favourite people, delectable food and exceptional views
An epic myth, daring aerial work, exquisite puppetry & music royalty collide in the world premiere of Holding Achilles
City lights meet country nights for an epic one-night only music event
Enjoy a splendid winter picnic in the beautiful, formal gardens surrounding Government House
Australia’s favourite comedy duo Lano & Woodley are back with a whale of a show and tickets are on sale now!
One of Australia’s premier wedding destinations - an idyllic blend of breath-taking views, lush rainforest and old world charm
Join Geoffrey Robertson QC for a fascinating evening as he discusses Australian & global politics, fake news, the royal family and
A National Gallery of Australia touring exhibition showcasing stunning new work by First Nations artists from across the country
SpongeBob lovers - young and young at heart - won't want to miss this musical based on the iconic cartoon characters
The Sound Society returns this Sunday for another laid-back afternoon of free, live music at Roma Street Parkland
Make your visit to Museum of Brisbane one to remember with a World of Wonder High Tea and Tour
Discover the world, all in one day, all in one place at Lockyer Valley Multicultural Festival on Sunday, August 14
The grand opening of Brookhaven’s Fig Tree Park is guaranteed to be a great day out for the whole family
Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of Walt Disney animation in this enchanting exhibition for all ages
MoB visitors can speak to the Artist in Residence about her practice and participate in a shared drawing activity
Dig out those flares, lace up those platform boots and get ready to sing along to the smash hits of the pop phenomenon
Hear the confronting tale of renowned ex-gang member Tony Hoang as he shares his story of hope and redemption
Enjoy a 'pig day out' at this sizzling 3-day food festival held in the beautiful South Burnett region
Moreton Bay’s Humpback Highway is open and so is Brisbane’s best whale watching experience at Tangalooma Island Resort
Are you an emerging artist or band? Want to take your music career to the next level? Be part of The QUBE Effect
Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble brings the play that scandalized 17th century audiences to a theatre under the stars
An immersive experience unlike any other, MAHO MAGIC BAR takes you into a dazzling neon-lit ‘Tokyo’ night
The famous Spiegeltent has finally returned to Brisbane, with smash hit champagne-cabaret Blanc de Blanc Encore
MARKETS
Queensland Vegan Markets are returning to Portside Wharf again in August
Shop from a curated selection of Brisbane-based designers at Queensland Museum's Whale Mall
An oasis amidst industrial Rocklea, Brisbane Flower Market is the go-to location for Brisbane’s florists and flower fanatics
KIDS
Adapted from the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, this show will enchant young audiences
Bring the family to Twilight Electric Precinct at Northshore, Hamilton for a mind-blowing magic show direct from Japan
Enjoy a family night out for free at Manly’s monthly Movies in the Park

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Hear the confronting tale of renowned ex-gang member Tony Hoang
An exciting new Brisbane Open House event
A free survey exhibition featuring new and recent work by 19 contemporary artists
Join Geoffrey Robertson QC for a fascinating evening at QPAC
Queensland’s largest open-air shopping precinct is celebrating its 40th birthday!
2 stunning nights of live Australian music, DJs, bars and themed pop-up experiences
The 3 day festival celebrates culture, country and music
Government House will open to the public on Aug 27
National Gallery of Australia touring exhibition of new work by First Nations artists
EDITOR'S PICK

Mary Poppins

Seen by tens of millions of people worldwide is this magical stage adaptation of the wonderful stories by Queensland-born author PL Travers
Mary Poppins
MUST DO

Spring at Roma Street Parkland

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Spring at Roma Street Parkland
MUST GO

Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival 2022

South East Queensland’s biggest foodie celebration is back with its biggest, best and tastiest program yet for 3 huge food-filled days
Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival
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Kaleidoscope by Keith Courtney

The mesmerising symphony of light and sound staged in a breath-taking mirror maze has landed in Brisbane
Kaleidoscope by Keith Courtney
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