What’s on in Brisbane

Find out what's on and discover the best attractions in Brisbane

Brisbane has something for every visitor – sports, art, cultural and music festivals, seasonal events, holiday celebrations and more. And Pullman Brisbane King George Square is the perfect place to get you close to everything Brisbane has to offer!

From our Brisbane hotel, the best attractions in Brisbane are a stone throw away.
A short walk brings you to Southbank for QPAC, The Queensland Museum, Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art. The hotel is also convenient to public transport for games at the Gabba and sporting events and concerts at Suncorp Stadium. 

When booking your stay, be sure to view our What’s On in Brisbane guide to find out about fun weekly, weekend and seasonal events taking place during your visit. Whether it’s a cultural getaway or a big game, here are some of Brisbane’s best events for you to enjoy.

  • CULTURAL EVENTS

    NASA – A Human Adventure / 15 March to 9 October 2019 Visit the Queensland…

    NASA – A Human Adventure / 15 March to 9 October 2019 

    Visit the Queensland Museum to come face to face with NASA’s remarkable achievements in human space flights and space exploration – the greatest adventure that humans have ever undertaken.

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    Bolshoi Ballet - Spartacus / 12 to 28 July 2019 

    Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet returns to Australia with their epic Spartacus, playing at Queensland Performing Arts Centre at Southbank - just across the river from the hotel. 

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    Qulity / 29 June to 13 October 2019 

    This exhibition at Queensland Art Gallery is the first major survey exhibition in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty. Including his early reflections on the initiation rituals performed by young Australian men to his experience as an official war artist in Afghanistan.

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    High Rotation / 30 August 2019 to 19 April 2020 

    Located at the Brisbane Museum, this exhibition dives into the songs, stories and images of the Brisbane music scene, exploring a world of musicians, labels and producers, venues and fans. Featuring highlights over the past 30 years, High Rotation will reveal a snapshot of how popular music in Brisbane exploded from the local scene onto national and international stages.

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  • ENTERTAINMENT

    Royal Queensland Show - Ekka / 9 to 18 August The Royal Queensland Show,…

    Royal Queensland Show - Ekka / 9  to 18 August 

    The Royal Queensland Show, or the Ekka as it is fondly known, holds a special place in the hearts of all Queenslanders. It is Queensland's largest annual event and your greatest chance throughout the year to find out what life on the farm is really about. BOOK TICKETS

    Synthony - A Generation of Dance Music / Saturday 17 August 

    Synthony is a unique collaboration between the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra, DJ's and vocalists performing the biggest dance tracks of the last 30 years. The iconic Brisbane City Hall (just across the road from the hotel) will be transformed into a nightclub like no other with state of the art audio, lights, lasers and full visual show.FIND OUT MORE

    Brisbane Festival / 6 to 28 September 2019 

    This year's Brisbane Festival will explode across the city in September, featuring a thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus, and opera.

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  • SPORTING

    Supercars Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint / 26 July to 28 July 2019…

    Supercars Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint / 26 July to 28 July 2019

    There’s non-stop thrills for all ages at the Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint, 26 to 28 July 2019. Round up your mates or your family and start planning a weekend packed full of action. Just an hour from Brisbane, Queensland Raceway offers one of the most accessible trackside experiences for the whole family. MORE INFO

    Qantas Wallabies versus Argentina / 27 July 2019

    The Qantas Wallabies will meet Argentina in the battle for The Rugby Championship (TRC) at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday 27 July.  BOOK TICKETS

    INAS Global Games / 12 to 19 October 2019

    The INAS Global Games is the worlds largest sporting event for elite athletes with an intellectual impairment. In Brisbane October 2019, over 1000 elite athletes will compete across nine sports in a captivating and inspirational celebration of sport, culture and ability. MORE INFO

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