Say Welcome to Brisbane Festival!

September marks a very special month for fellow Brisbanites. It’s when we get together and pay homage to our stunning river city, as we welcome Brisbane Festival for another year!

Yep, Brisbane Festival is back, baby! Here’s your go-to guide on everything to see, do and most importantly, eat.


Arc | Friday 18 September – Saturday 19 September
The Australasian Dance Collective does an epic performance with a 30-strong youth ensemble in a public dance piece at South Bank.

Classic Brisbane | Saturday 5 September – Saturday 12 September
Be captivated by Classical masterpieces and contemporary hits on the Rainforest Green.

Common People Dance Eisteddfod | Saturday 19 September
Teams of suburban gladiators will perform a dance off once again, to prove which side of Brisbane is best.

Jazz on Sundays | Sunday 6 September – Sunday 20 September
Unwind on a Sunday afternoon in true Festival style, with a cool line-up of Brisbane’s finest jazz singers and musicians.

Street Serenades | Saturday 26 September
Over three weeks of the Festival, impressive pop-up concerts will be delivered direct to your neighbourhood.

Sunsuper Night Sky 2020 | Friday 4 September – Saturday 26 September
Every Friday and Saturday night of the Festival, buildings across Brisbane’s skyline will play host to an interconnecting and pulsing laser beam installation set to an ethereal soundtrack.


Socially Distanced Dance Party | Friday 4 September – Friday 25 September
Join Brisbane Festival for a free Friday socially distanced dance club at South Bank in your best disco outfits.

The Art of Resilience | Saturday 5 September
Connect with an inspiring panel discussion on the future of the Arts Industry, curated with a thread of hope and joy.

Wild Energy | Friday 4 September – Saturday 26 September
Take a stroll through this unique outdoor sound installation in South Bank’s Rainforest Walk.


Why not make a day of it and pair your experience with a delicious meal from one of South Bank’s restaurants? Check out the epic range of meal deals here to find the perfect one for you. After all, you can’t possibly enjoy the festival on an empty stomach!

Psst… we’re giving you the chance to win a Brisfest picnic package for you and five mates here.

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