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What's On in Brisbane in August

2024

From food and wine festivals, Government House open day and an international ballet gala to Queensland's largest multicultural event ever, the top things to do around Brisbane in August:

Tantalise your tastebuds at SEQ's biggest food festival, winding along Woody Point’s foreshore with views across Moreton Bay
Teddy Bears Picnic Raceday returns to Eagle Farm with fun, free activities for kids and live racing for the young at heart
True Grit, the ultimate military-inspired obstacle challenge, returns to Kooralbyn in the heart of the Scenic Rim for two huge days of
LUMINOUS returns to South Bank bigger, better & brighter than ever, with delicious food, captivating performances and
Get set for an unforgettable evening as the groundbreaking musical weaves together history, culture & the universal power of music
Enjoy a 'pig day out' at this sizzling 3-day food festival held in the beautiful South Burnett region
An unmissable concert experience that will transport you back to days when angst was anthems and head banging was holy
Sip Happens is a unique wine & music festival showcasing small, sustainable producers and up-and-coming local musos
Bangarra's brand-new work is a captivating, cross-cultural collaboration from two of the world's great First Nations
Strut & Fret's smash-hit circus cabaret is set to premiere at West End's chic and luxurious new theatre, as part of Brisbane Festival
GreazeFest, the iconic hot rod and rockabilly festival is back for three huge days of cool cars, live music and kulture
Celebrate the songs of Tim and Neil Finn, from Split Enz to Crowded House, when The Finns Tribute Band perform at RPAC
The much-loved Quandamooka Music and Cultural Festival returns to Minjerribah/Stradbroke Island for two nights and one day
Put on those blue suede shoes and get ready to rock and roll when the Elvis Presley tribute cruise sets sail on the Brisbane River
Brisbane’s historic Government House in Paddington is holding a very special Open Day on Sunday, August 4
Clancestry returns to QPAC with a jam-packed program in celebration of First Nations arts and culture
Music lovers won't want to miss this epic all Australian Live Music Showcase at GreazeFest on Sunday, August 4
Join comedian, actor and writer Steph Tisdell at Brisbane Powerhouse, as she debuts her first young adult novel
Fifteen top chefs, including Matt Golinski, Dominique Rizzo and Adam Liaw, will showcase their culinary prowess live on stage
This captivating free photography exhibition at Museum of Brisbane captures Brisbane across 134 years with evocative imagery
Get ready for Jurassic Jam, an unforgettable night where Brisbane's top business talents trade their suits for guitars on stage at
A fantastical world of fun is hitting South East Brisbane for the first time with the launch of Funlab’s Holey Moley and Hijinx Hotel
The annual, much-loved MEKKA Raceday is back, returning to Doomben Racecourse for the ultimate party day out!
QPAC will host members of Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Ballet and more when the Ballet International Gala returns for one-night-only
Multi award-winning world music favourites MZAZA will perform their critically acclaimed show for one-night-only
If you have a child on social media, this FREE event with leading Queensland neuroscientist, Professor Selena Bartlett, is for you!
King St's epic street party will feature a stellar line-up of live music, street food, pop-up bars and plenty of fun
Warm up around an open fire as you sip mulled wine, nibble on gourmet treats and toast marshmallows
Museum of Brisbane's new Artist-in-Residence, Hiromi Tango, will create a vibrant, sculptural arrangement of flowers

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