Major Events in precinct 2020


Brisbane cycling festival

12 March – 5 April 2020

Around Brisbane

The festival includes professional, amateur and mass participation events at  Anna Meares Velodrome and other venues around Brisbane. For more information – Click here

Curiocity Brisbane

20 Mar  – 5 Apr 

Around South Bank & Brisbane

A celebration of creativity, innovation, science, technology and art, Curiocity Brisbane returns for three weeks. Program includes immersive, interactive and multi-sensory experiences. – Click here 

QODE Brisbane

24 Mar – 25 March 

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 

QODE is Queensland’s premier Technology and Innovation event for the entrepreneurial, investment, business and government sectors. For more information – Click here

World Science Festival

25 Mar – 29 Mar Cultural Centre

World Science Festival explores and celebrates the entanglement of science and art through a curated program of conversations, theatrical and cinematic experiences, workshops and demonstrations. For more information – Click here


Tour De Brisbane

5 April

Fully closed inner city ride with exclusive access to South Bank, Story Bridge, Legacy Tunnel, Mt Coot-tha, Western Freeway, South East Busway and the Go Between Bridge. Road Closures TBA. For more information – Click here


Anzac Day

26 April

The Parade takes place in the Brisbane CBD between 10am and 1pm, and vehicle movement will be restricted within the Central Business District from 2am to 2pm. Road Closures TBA

Mother’s Day Classic

1 May

The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Road Closure TBA. For more information – Click here 

Brisbane Street art festival

1 May – 3 May, Brisbane 

BSAF is an annual multi-platform public arts festival with the core objective of showcasing local, national and international artists through a wide public platform. For more information – Click here

NRL Magic Rounds

1 May – 3 May

NRL Magic Round Brisbane will be transforming into three days at Suncorp Stadium across one weekend from May 1 to 3.


Buddah Birthday Festival

1 May, South Bank Parklands

Spread throughout the greater South Bank precinct with around 200,000 visitors, the event is Queensland’s largest annual commemoration of Buddha’s birthday in the world. 

Paniyiri festival

May 23 – 24, Musgrave Park & The Greek Club

Queensland’s signature celebration of all things Greek with more than 60,000 expected to celebrate with a range of celebratory events in the lead up, and over the weekend of May 23 and 24. Road Closures TBA. For more information – Click here

brisbane marathon

7 June, Start: Colchester Street Finish: Riverstage

The McDonald’s Brisbane Marathon Festival encourages the local community to get out and get active and enjoy visiting Brisbane city. Road Closures TBA. For more information – Click here


REgional Flavours

18 -19 July

South Bank Parklands

Australia’s largest free food and wine festival held South Bank Parklands. The event includes delicious food, wine, beer celebrity chefs and cooks, live music, street food stalls, kids activities and a thriving producer market featuring more than 80 stalls. For more information – Click here

Brisbane Writers Festival

3 – 6 September

The festival will present over 150 events at the State Library of Queenalnd and QAGOMA that will showcase brave, intriguing and though provoking local and international writers to over 20,000 patrons annually. For more information – Click here

Brisbane Festival

4 – 6 September  

Brisbane Festival is one of Australia’s major international arts festival held each September. The program includes theatre, music, dance, ircus, opera and major public events. The festival attracts an audience of around 1 million people every year. For more information – Click here

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