Cultural Events & Festivals

Keep up-to-date on Brisbane's multicultural festivals and events. All in one regularly updated, comprehensive list!

Quandamooka Festival

1 June 2019 10:00am31 August 2019 10:00pm
Hear traditional Dreamtime stories and discover local Aboriginal culture during the annual Quandamooka Festival.

Night Noodle Markets

24 July 2019 5:00pm4 August 2019 9:00pm
The Night Noodle Markets will return to South Bank from July 24 – August 4 offering Brisbane the most exciting Asian Hawker food festival of the year. This year the sizzling food market under the stars will once again be packed with exciting and oh-so-fresh Asian-influenced flavours. There’ll be returning favourites such as Hoy Pinoy, Gelato Messina, Shallot Thai, Bangkok Street Food, Twistto & Waffleland, as well as some new and exciting stallholders.

Fest Del Carretto Siciliano

4 August 2019 12:00pm2:00pm
Join the Sicilian Association of Qld Inc on the 4th August 2019 for their annual dance the Festa Del Carretto Siciliano which promises to be an exciting event - meet new people, eat delicious food and enjoy live entertainment!

River of Light

6 September 2019 6:00pm28 September 2019 9:45pm
Following the phenomenal success of the 2018 telling of a Dreamtime creation story of the river – seen by almost 500,000 people – this new local story will again be told by Yuggera and Toorbal man Shannon Ruska working with Oracle-Liquid.

Brisbane Scandinavian Festival 2019

8 September 2019 10:00am4:00pm
Bringing together the local clubs of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Latvia the Scandinavian Festival offers an exciting range of culture, food & beverage, music and live entertainment.

Paniyiri Greek Festival Brisbane 2019

18 May 2019 12:00pm19 May 2019 5:00pm
In 2019 Brisbane’s famous Paniyiri Greek Festival will mark 43 years – a landmark cultural and celebratory milestone.

German Week Brisbane 2018

30 September 2018 10:00am14 October 2018 4:00pm
The Honorary Consul Prof Michael Rosemann has initiated the Brisbane German Week and invites all Brisbanites to experience the best of Germany in October!

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

9 May 2018 2:30pm26 August 2018 5:00pm
Meet six mummies and unlock the secrets behind their wrappings using the latest CT scanning technology in Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives until 26 August 2018 at Queensland Museum.