An inner-city concrete jungle has been transformed into a vibrant urban oasis with the rejuvenation of Hanlon Park
Take time out to explore Ipswich's many beautiful parks and gardens, including the oldest park in SEQ
For a gorgeous green escape without leaving the city, visit City Botanic Gardens or Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Whether it’s a picture-perfect picnic spot, a great playground for the kids, or a new scooter track, Brisbane is a city of parks
From outdoor gyms with views to Ninja warrior courses, Parkour parks and urban stair climbs, exercise for free in Brisbane
Play table tennis in the open air for free at these Brisbane parks with public table tennis tables
Waterline Park Gym sets the bar high when it comes to keeping in shape in this free-to-use outdoor gym
Brisbane's jacaranda season is in full bloom with the ornamental trees adding a burst of purple to parks and streets
Brisbane's first free outdoor warrior course is in a leafy neighbourhood park beside the Brisbane River
Brisbane’s biggest new park in 50 years has started taking shape, with the golf course now a mega picnic ground with city views
Discover this intimate, little-known bush chapel nestled in the forest of Mt Coot-tha at JC Slaughter Falls
The Pan Pacific Peace Gardens at Redbank is home to a bush chapel with a lake as a lovely backdrop
Hoop Pine Picnic Area is an expansive outdoor space that lies between well-known JC Slaughter Falls Picnic Area and the lesser known Silky Oak Picnic Area
Silky Oak Picnic Area is a beautiful green space of gently sloping grass, just perfect for laying down the picnic rug for a lazy day out in nature
Gold Mine Picnic Area on Mt Coot-tha is shaded by towering gum trees with an historic gold mine only a short walk away, and if you're lucky, you may even spot a koala
A wonderful addition to the beautiful Mt Coot-Tha Botanic Gardens is the Kitchen in the Garden

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The much-loved Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols return to Brisbane Riverstage
An exhibition of hard edge painters is the final show for 2022
Jimeoin LIVE is the ultimate comedy show
Nothing heralds the majesty of Christmas like Carols & Brass
Join Brisbane's top entertainers and personalities for a Christmas music extravaganza
Experience the ultimate rom-com with live orchestra
Get into the festive spirit at City of Logan Christmas Carols
Spoil the family with a decadent Christmas Day Hamper
Pack your mince pies & Christmas spirits – The Kransky Sisters are coming to town!
EDITOR'S PICK

Christmas in Brisbane

Get into the Christmas spirit this year with these 8 must-do festive events and activities for all ages across Brisbane City
Christmas in Brisbane
MUST DO

Northshore Christmas Boat Parade

Experience a Christmas lights display afloat when the Brisbane River lights up with a glittering cavalcade of illuminated boats
Northshore Christmas Boat Parade
THIS WEEKEND

Top Things to Do Dec 9-11

From Christmas carols, concerts, lights and parades and Jimeoin live to a glam new wine bar, some top things to do this weekend
This Weekend Dec 9-11
SUMMER GETAWAY

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Take the break you truly need during this holiday season and enjoy summer in the heart of Broadbeach
Summer at Sofitel Gold Coast
CITY of LOGAN

Christmas Carols

The city’s biggest annual Christmas event, celebrating the magic and joy of the festive season
City of Logan Christmas Carols
MUST SEE

Government House Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights are back on at Government House with a spectacular display that is open to the public nightly for free
Government House Christmas Lights
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

December Guide

Looking for fun things to do with the kids this December? From Christmas Putt Putt and pantomimes to fantastic kids shows & activities
December School Holiday Guide 2022
EDITOR'S PICK FOR KIDS

Room on the Broom

Adapted from the much-loved picture book, Room on the Broom will cast a spell on young audiences when it flies in to Brisbane
Room on the Broom
NEW YEAR'S EVE

Brisbane NYE 2022 Guide

The best parties, events, cruises, concerts in Brisbane to end 2022 with a bang
New Year's Eve 2022
FESTIVE FUN

Christmas Putt Putt

Get into the festive spirit with the whole family at Victoria Park's special Christmas-themed Putt Putt course
Christmas Putt Putt
Mary Poppins now playing at QPAC!
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