What's on in Brisbane?

When it comes to what's on in Brisbane, you can be certain it’s taking place just moments from the Mercure Brisbane Hotel. Check into our centrally located CBD hotel any time of year and you’ll be just moments away from the capital city’s most popular events.

From sporting events to holidays, food and wine festivals, concerts and cultural functions, the Mercure Brisbane is the perfect choice for soaking up the exciting spirit of Brisbane.

    23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018

    Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

    9 to 30 Sept

    Brisbane Festival

    27 May - 3 September

    MARVEL: Creating the cinematic universe

    11 to 20 Aug 2017

    EKKA 2017

    3 Mar to 1 Sep @ Suncorp Stadium

    Brisbane Broncos 2017 NRL Season

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018

Just a short walk over the bridge from Mercure Brisbane, Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.

The exhibition features more than 110 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

View archaeological treasures, including actual pieces of the Colosseum, elaborately decorated bronze gladiator helmets and original arms and armour preserved in the ashes of Pompeii.

Learn the story of these armed athletes who fought to entertain and inspire the people of Ancient Rome.

Visit http://www.gladiators.qm.qld.gov.au/  to purchase tickets or for more information.

Brisbane Festival

9 to 30 Sept

Every September Brisbane becomes a hive with activity at the Brisbane Festival an iconic international arts festival. South Bank the hub of the festival is only a short walk from the Mercure across the Victoria Bridge.

Once at the festival you are presented with the best of Brisbane’s entertainments and arts. Abundant with choice you can book theatre shows online or walk around the South Bank precinct and enjoy many of the public events.

Make the most of it and stay with us, click here to book your accomodation. 

MARVEL: Creating the cinematic universe

27 May - 3 September

'Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe', exclusive to the Gallery of Modern Art, is Australia's first major Marvel exhibition and the largest ever presented in an art museum.

The exhibition will give significant focus to the Marvel comic artists, and the development teams who translate the drawn narrative to the screen through production design and storyboarding, costume and prop design, special effects and post-production.

Book Tickets and stay with us, just a short walk to GOMA. Click here to book your accommodation.

EKKA 2017

11 to 20 Aug 2017

2017 marks the 140th show of The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka), with over 400,000 people expected. 

The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland's largest annual event. Held over ten full days, Ekka showcases life and achievements in the Sunshine State, bringing visitors from across Queensland and Australia to the heart of Brisbane.

The Ekka showcases the best of Queensland with animal competitions, award-winning food and wine, live entertainment, carnival fun, family shopping, educational activities and much more.

This iconic show is full of traditions, a unique atmosphere and childhood memories which have been passed down through generations of families. It's a true Queensland experience and one not to be missed.

For more information on the Ekka click here. 

Book your accomodation with us. 

Brisbane Broncos 2017 NRL Season

3 Mar to 1 Sep @ Suncorp Stadium

The #bronxnation will again fire up with the launch of the Brisbane NRL season. Join the family-friendly atmosphere at Suncorp Stadium along with 35,000 footy fans all cheering for thrilling tries.  

Just a short walk form Mercure Brisbane and with easy and free public transport access from the Milton and Roma Street Stations with your match ticket, it could not be easier! 

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Heading to the game? We are only 1.6km's from Suncorp Stadium! Stay with us and make the most  it. Click here to book your accommodation.