What's On in August 2023 in Brisbane

From the Ekka, MAMMA MIA! The Musical, Paco Pena in concert and Roald Dahl The Twits to a 3 day bacon fest, the best things to do in and around Brisbane in August:

Calling all adventure seekers, nature lovers and those wanting to reconnect with the great outdoors
Fall in love all over again as the global musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! rocks back in to Brisbane
Westfield Chermside is joining forces with bestie duo, Gemma Pranita and Kate Reeves for a fabulous Bestie Brunch
It’s time Brisbane, to jump online & vote for your fave photo in the city's annual People’s Choice Photographic Awards
Lose yourself in the dazzling Gatsby-esque Big Band Cabaret at Brisbane's most glamorous nightclub
Come and find country spirit and city heart at this year's EKKA
Join Polly for a lively conversation about porn as part of Panoptica, a new talk series provoking forbidden conversations
Bangarra Dance Theatre returns to QPAC in August with Yuldea, a breathtaking new work featuring original music &
Two contemporary art experiences come together in two irresistible exhibitions at GOMA
Don't miss this multicultural experience which is like no other, with an eclectic line-up of entertainment, world cuisine &
UK author Gabriel Krauze discusses crime, morality & the enduring power of art, as part of Panoptica
Taste of QAGOMA combines a guided tour of Queensland Art Gallery and GOMA with a delicious lunch by the river
Get ready for a foodie's weekend drive in the country - The Scenic Rim Farm Gate Trail is back this weekend for
Up Late returns to GOMA for 2 fun-filled nights of live music, curated DJ sets, culinary delights and irresistible art
A sparkling new tragi-comedy from renowned shake & stir theatre co, launching its premiere season
Are you afraid to talk about death? Join author & journalist Hayley Campbell as she discusses the subject we all try to avoid
The Brisbane Business & Jobs Expo is a great opportunity for both local businesses and visitors alike to
Get ready for an epic community birthday party as The Glen Hotel marks its monumental 160th Anniversary with
Performed by the Queensland Choir, talented soloists and an orchestra, in the splendid surrounds of historic St John's Cathedral
Calling all adventure seekers, nature lovers and those wanting to reconnect with the great outdoors
Experience a magical evening of dining under the stars at the iconic Regatta Hotel this winter, with a 3-course feast
Brisbane's favourite rainforest venue is hosting a Wedding Showcase to inspire couples to plan their dream wedding
Wisecracks wait in the wings with the much-anticipated ‘Hollywood Screwballs’ program screening at GOMA
Get set for a new adventure with a Friday afternoon wine tasting session like no other with Vintopia: Thrillseekers
The World Press Photo Exhibition returns to Brisbane Powerhouse with the best pictures of the past year
Electronic music and audio-visual artistry collide over 2 nights with international & local heavyweights Max Cooper (UK) and The Kite String Tangle
Classic music lovers and new admirers alike will delight in this enchanting evening of music with Camerata
One of TED Talk’s most viewed speakers, Robert Waldinger, joins Brisbane Powerhouse's newest talk series
A must-see collaboration between world-renowned dance company Burn the Floor & First Nations star Mitch Tambo
Spend a leisurely day lounging and feasting at Park Vibes in picturesque Victoria Park on Saturday, October 7
The Technicolour Multicultural Festival returns to Newmarket for its 11th year with a vibrant celebration of diversity
Roald Dahl's The Twits come to life on stage in a show that will delight & disgust in equal measure - on this Friday!
True Grit, the ultimate military-inspired obstacle challenge, is coming to the Scenic Rim this weekend
Planning a wedding? Then don't miss this exquisite twilight Wedding Showcase at Emporium Hotel South Bank
Get ready to rev up your engines and cruise into the thrilling world of hot rods, custom cars, and rockabilly culture
A unique food and drink tasting adventure, taking you on a journey to discover new and exciting flavours, textures and tastes
Get ready to be blown away by the sensational stage production of Illegally Blonde, starring the comedic talents of Terry Daktyl, Becky, and Poppy Maurie
Start your weekend right sipping sparkling champagnes & blushing rosés in one of Brisbane's most glamorous venues
Enjoy a 'pig day out' at this sizzling 3-day food festival held in the beautiful South Burnett region
Save the date for this free Wedding Showcase at the Gold Coast's most unique rainforest venue
Part of the Brisbane Open House program, this event offers the chance to explore and discover the vibrant hillside suburb
Spanish guitar virtuoso Paco Peña brings the intoxicating rhythms, colours & sounds of Andalucía to life on stage at
The Handmade Craft Markets are back with an array of stalls featuring handcrafted goodies on Saturday, October 7

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Pearl Jam fans won't want to miss this epic tribute show
Sip sparkling champagnes and blushing rosés
Albion Antique & Collectables Fair follows up the success of its past fairs
Brisbane's original Oktoberfest is back!
Discover the wonderful world of handmade glass art
Together we can make mental health a priority in Queensland!
A new series of Handmade Craft Markets
The Spring Racing Carnival kicks off on Oct 7
Spend a leisurely day lounging & feasting at Victoria Park

Milbi Festival

Dive into Bundaberg Region's arts, culture and natural beauty at the annual Milbi Festival
Milbi Festival

Big Band Cabaret Dinner & Show

Relive the iconic Gatsby era with a glamorous night of sequins, burlesque, champagne and the swingin' sounds of a live big band
Big Band Cabaret and Show

Top Things to Do Sep 29-Oct 2

From wine tasting, archaeology, and mega gaming, hobby and model expo to the last weekend of the dinosaurs, 10 top things to do
This Weekend Sep 29-Oct 2

The Sound Society

The Sound Society returns to Roma Street Parkland for another laid-back afternoon of free live music
The Sound Society

What's on in October in & near Brisbane

From spooky putt putt courses, Frankenstein, 3-day Antique Fair & spectacular riverside night market to live music, moonlight walks and art trails
What's On in October
The Pearl Jam Experience is coming to The Triffid