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.


    Life in Irons: Brisbane's Convict Stories - Until October 28 This free…

    Life in Irons: Brisbane's Convict Stories - Until October 28

    This free exhibition offers a rare chance to view some of the few remaining official documents from the Brisbane penal colony. It provides a vivid insight into the daily life during settlement using personal accounts, original documents, contemporary art and immersive new technologies


    Oktoberfest - October 5-7 & 12-14

    See the Brisbane Showgrounds transformed into a mini bavaria showcasing some of Germany's finest food and drinks; including bratwurst, pork knuckle and of course German beers! Held over two big weekends in October, Australia's largest German Festival is a cultural experience not to be missed. 


    The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art - Coming November 24

    Explore a number of never-before-seen influential pieces that challenge conventional definitions of contemporary art, and present a unique mix of visual spectacle and cross cultural insight. This free exhibtion features significant art from more than 80 artists across the world, including a large representation of Australian artists. With creative hands-on experiences for kids as well as tours, programs and special events, there's something for everyone to see! 



    Brisbane Festival - September 8 - 29 For the month of September, the…

    Brisbane Festival - September 8 - 29

    For the month of September, the annual Brisbane Festival transforms the city into a thrilling cultural showcase. With an outstanding program of music, dance, theatre, art and the spectacular fireworks show, SunSuper Riverfire, the list of things to do is endless!


    Taylor Swift - Reputation Stadium Tour - November 6

    Attention all Swifties, Taylor is making her way back to Brisbane on her Reputation Stadium Tour! Make sure to get your tickets now so you don't miss out! 


    Bon Jovi - This House is Not For Sale Tour - December 6

    Newly announced Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees, Bon Jovi are set to return to Brisbane on the Australian leg of their "This House is Not For Sale Tour". See the global rock icons this December at Suncorp Stadium. Tickets are selling fast! 



    Socceroos v Korea Republic - Saturday November 17 Head to Suncorp Stadium…

    Socceroos v Korea Republic - Saturday November 17

    Head to Suncorp Stadium to see the Australian Socceroos play their first match back on home soil following the FIFA World Cup.  They will host Korea Republic in an international freindly match this November.


    Australia v India - Wednesday November 21 

    Head to the Gabba to support the Australian cricket team as they take on India for the first of three Gillette T20 INTL matches. It is set to be an amazing evening for all ages with fireworks, music and more! 


    Brisbane International Tennis - December 30 - January 6

    Prepare to see all your favourite Tennis Superstars compete in the Brisbane International this summer. Join Brisbane for a week of intense matches, entertainment and family fun!