What's On in October 2022

In & around Brisbane

From Mary Poppins, Oktoberfest and Paniyiri to quirky theatre, food & art tours and Spooky Putt Putt to Brian Cox and a Rocky Horror show star on stage, some top things to do around Brisbane in October:

This magical stage adaptation of the wonderful stories by Queensland-born author PL Travers is flying into Brisbane
The Only Oktoberfest Brisbane is back for 6 massive festival days across 2 weekends on 7-9 & 14-16 Oktober
A spooktacular night out for the whole family with the iconic theme park transformed through colour, sights & sounds
Brisbane City Councils Treasure Troves are the place to pick up secondhand furniture and textiles
Spend Friday afternoon in a beautiful garden sipping rosé and champagne at Cloudland's glamorous pop-up
An uplifting intergenerational dance project performed by some of Brisbane's best dance artists together with aged care residents
Celebrate Dwali with a magical evening of Indian music, food and dance at Queensland Ballet's stunning home
The cool kids from circus school, street performers, singers & dancers join forces for this urban circus with a modern twist
Brisbane City Council’s Treasure Troves are featuring all things music & entertainment this weekend so why not grab a bargain
Professor Brian Cox is coming to Brisbane with a brand-new, live-on-stage show, Horizons - a 21st Century Space Odyssey
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the biggest cult film in history and now one of its stars is coming to Brisbane
The Sound Society returns on Oct 2 for another laid-back afternoon of free, live music at Roma Street Parkland
Bundaberg's fantastic 10-day Milbi Festival celebrates turtles and connection to country
Sip and paint in style at Treasury Hotel's open-air courtyard inspired by the stunning surrounds of the historic hotel
Soulful vocals meet soaring strings when award-winning First Nations performer Emily Wurramara shares the stage with Camerata
Australia’s premiere international dance on film festival comes to Brisbane’s new Thomas Dixon Centre
Need homewares and bric-a-brac? Try Council’s Treasure Troves this weekend
Tickets to Brisbane's Spring Racing Carnival are now on sale with a range of experiences on offer across 5 race days
Join Myf Warhurst in conversation as she spills the backstage beans on work, fame, feminism, failure, love and success
A blissfully unique and social way of ‘wining’ on a Friday afternoon in Brisbane's most glamorous setting
The Medibank Feel Good Program, Brisbane’s popular free outdoor fitness series, returns to South Bank Parklands
Brisbane's original Oktoberfest is back at the Brisbane German Club over two rollicking fun-packed weekends
An independent theatre company is serving up an absurdly fun night at the theatre, so grab your squad now
Over 100 quintessentially Australian gates tell a story of culture, function, art & power in this thought-provoking exhibition
Aviation High is hosting its annual Aerospace Experience Day on Saturday, October 8 with rocket launching and more
Multicap's Centre of Creative Arts (COCA) latest exhibition is inspired by the Mad Hatter's Tea Party
A free exhibition of tea towels that offers a unique look into Queensland’s culture and identity from 1950-2016
Join The View From Madeleine's Couch for a heady night of hypnotic bossa nova rhythms at Brisbane Powerhouse
Brisbane’s very own Australia Independent Film Festival |AIFF| returns to Metro Arts, West End for 3 days
Featuring over 18 artist studios, the art trail will include 32+ participating artists including 3 not for profit local community art groups
Join Shaun Micallef for an entertaining evening as he invites the audience behind the character to meet the real man
The 162nd running of the Warwick Credit Union Warwick Cup will take place at Allman Park Racecourse
Taste of QAGOMA combines a guided tour of Queensland Art Gallery and GOMA with a delicious lunch by the river
Observatory Theatre brings Ireland’s infamous legend ‘Deirdre of the Sorrows’ to life with this musical retelling
Paniyiri, the epic Greek Festival that all started with a Zorba dance in Musgrave Park in 1976, returns for its 43rd year
Victoria Park’s is creeping it real this Halloween with its spooktacularly decorated, 18-hole Putt Putt course
Don't miss your chance to sing along with one of the greatest musicals of all time at the drive-in
MARKETS
A fabulous 2-day market devoted entirely to locally handmade earrings, held undercover at Mt Gravatt Showgrounds
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
Brisbane has a new boutique laneway market in Fish Lane's leafy Town Square
KIDS
Superpowered brings four fantastic free interactive projects by Indigenous artists to GOMA Children's Art Centre
Kids Collective offers free, fun activities for children aged up to 5 years old every Thursday morning at South Bank
The captivating sequel to beloved children's tale The Gruffalo comes to life on stage in a magical musical adaptation
Buy nothing new month is here and Brisbane City Council’s Treasure Troves are featuring a new category of items each week

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Brisbane's original Oktoberfest is back at the Brisbane German Club
Experience rocket launching, drone flying & more
Take off to Rio for a night of hypnotic bossa nova rhythms!
The 162nd running of the Warwick Credit Union Warwick Cup
Don't miss your chance to sing along with one of the greatest musicals of all time
Shop from a curated selection of Brisbane-based designers
Experience Brisbane's Spring Racing Carnival
The place to pick up secondhand furniture and textiles
A spooktacular night out for the whole family with the park transformed
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
EDITOR'S PICK

HAMILTON

The Tony®, Grammy®, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is coming to Brisbane from January 27!
HAMILTON
MUST DO

PamPawCation at Brisbane Marriott Hotel

Treat your pooch to a luxury escape in a 5-star hotel in the heart of Brisbane City
PamPawCation Brisbane Marriott Hotel
MUST GO

Milbi Festival

Bundaberg's 10-day Milbi Festival celebrates turtles and connection to country with live performances, tours & foodie experiences
Milbi Festival
THIS WEEKEND

Top things to do Sep 30 - Oct 3

From free music in the park to mirror mazes, SATC-inspired cocktail tasting & an indie film festival, some top things to do this long weekend in Brisbane
This Weekend Sep 30 - Oct 3
BCC TREASURE TROVES

Sports & Leisure Equipment

A massive secondhand sport and leisure equipment sale is happening at Brisbane City Council's Treasure Troves
BCC Treasure Troves Sport & Leisure
ESCAPE

Destination Bundaberg

Stunning nature, historic charm & amazing foodie experiences - there is so much to discover in the Bundaberg region
Destination Bundaberg
COMING UP

What's on in October in & near Brisbane

From Mary Poppins, Oktoberfest and Paniyiri to Brian Cox and a Rocky Horror show star on stage, some top things to do in & around Brisbane
What's On in October
Mary Poppins coming to QPAC in Oct!
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