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Events

  • Queensland Week

    Each year we host Queensland Week to celebrate Queensland's official separation from New South Wales.

  • Reconciliation Week

    National Reconciliation Week is from 27 May to 3 June. Join in the celebrations.

  • Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane Ekka)

    The Ekka, one of Queensland's biggest annual events, is held in August each year at the RNA Showgrounds

  • Queensland Multicultural Month

    This month will be celebrated for the first time in August 2016, and is the state’s largest celebration of our multiculturalism.

  • White Ribbon Day Breakfast

    The White Ribbon Day Breakfast is held to support White Ribbon Day, the world’s largest male-led movement to end violence against women.

  • Australia Day

    26 January—information on Australia Day events around Queensland.

  • Brisbane Festival

    Held in September each year, the Brisbane Festival is renowned as one of Australia's leading international arts festivals, showcasing local and international artists.

  • Story Bridge closure applications

    Event organisers are invited to submit applications for use of the Story Bridge for event purposes (full closures only).

  • Anzac Centenary

    Marking 100 years since our involvement in the First World War. Honouring the Digger qualities of mateship, teamwork and resilience.

  • G20

    The G20 Leaders’ Summit, where world leaders meet to make decisions on key economic and financial policy issues, was held in Brisbane on 15 and 16 November 2014.

  • Community Cabinet

    Community Cabinet meetings are a way for people to talk directly with ministers about a variety of issues. Meetings are held throughout the year.

  • Royal visits to Queensland

    Find out more about Royal visits to Queensland, including the visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in April 2014.

  • Sponsorship opportunities

    Sponsor events or awards that recognise, celebrate and engage with Queenslanders.

  • Queensland Veterans Advisory Council

    The Queensland Veterans' Advisory Council (QVAC) provides strategic advice to promote the wellbeing of veterans and their families.

Find out more about upcoming festivals or publicise your event through the Multicultural Affairs Queensland website.

Find out more about events promoted by Tourism and Events Queensland, the state’s major events agency representing the state’s tourism and events industries.

Discover exhibitions, shows, festivals, markets, performing arts and sports happening near you on the Queensland Holidays website.
Last updated
11 May, 2016

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