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.

    • BIFF
    11/10/18 - 21/10/18

    Brisbane International Film Festival 2018

    • valley lanes
    13/10/18

    The Hidden Lanes Festival

    • Festitalia
    14/10/18

    Festitalia 2018 | Italian Food Festival

    • Roar
    21/10/18

    Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners

    • Calum Scott
    25/10/18

    Calum Scott Live at The Tivoli

    • Roar
    28/10/18

    Brisbane Roar v Wellington Phoenix

    • Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical
    26 September - 21 October

    Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical

    • Jan Powers Farmers Markets
    Wednesdays

    Jan Powers Farmers Markets Brisbane City

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018

11/10/18 - 21/10/18

Excitement is building as Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) prepare to host the iconic Brisbane calendar event. 

Screenings will be held at GOMA and venues across Brisbane from 11 to 21 October.

QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said the program of more than 100 Australian and international feature, documentary and short films would be complemented by a compelling selection of special events, panels and workshops.

Best of all, Mercure Brisbane is in the box seat being right across the river from QAGOMA and the centre of the action! 

Buy tickets and check out the screening times here: https://biff.com.au/daily-schedule/

The Hidden Lanes Festival

13/10/18

The Hidden Lanes Festival is a day-long celebration combining music, food, fashion, art and heritage in Fortitude Valley. Expect fashion parades from 7 local designers, art and photography exhibitions, a heritage trail and masterclasses hosted by 'The Lanes' very own tenants as well as an epic music lineup featuring Asha Jefferies, Shag Rock, Jeremy Neale, Seaside and much more.

Festitalia 2018 | Italian Food Festival

14/10/18

Festitalia is Queensland's official Italian festival in Brisbane and celebrates the richness of the Italian culture in its entirety, from the spirit and passion of its people to the romance of its language, its inimitable fashion, the radiance of its arts to the luscious wines and regional dishes acclaimed the world over.  

Where: SPENCER PARK 42 Newbery Street, NEWMARKET 

When: 11am-6.00pm

Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners

21/10/18

Get behind the Brisbane Roar as they take on Central Coast Mariners in the Roar's first home game of the season! 

Where: Suncorp Stadium

Kick off: 4pm

Buy tickets: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=BRIROAR19 

Calum Scott Live at The Tivoli

25/10/18

UK singing sensation and Britains Got Talent 2015 winner Calum Scott is coming to Brisbane.

See Calum Scott live at one of Brisbane's premier venues: The Tivoli. 

Buy tickets here: https://thetivoli.com.au/events/calum-scott 

Brisbane Roar v Wellington Phoenix

28/10/18

The Brisbane Roar play Wellington Phoenix in the A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday 28 October 2018.

Kick off: 4pm

Buy tickets here

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical

26 September - 21 October

The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 head dresses and a non-stop parade of dance-floor classics including IT’S RAINING MEN, I WILL SURVIVE, I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE, FINALLY, and many more.

Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance.

PRISCILLA will be playing at the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre from September 2018 and is sure to be a sell out. Get in quick for your tickets and book online >HERE< 

Jan Powers Farmers Markets Brisbane City

Wednesdays

Bringing the farm to the city! Jan Powers Farmers Markets are located at the George Street end of Queen Street Mall at Reddacliff Place every Wednesday from 8am-6pm. Pick up a fresh bunch of flowers, fresh box of warm doughnuts or some local produce. Farm fresh fruit and vegetables, honey, bread, bagels - you name it!

Jan Powers Farmers Markets are the perfect place to pick up some lunch during the work day, local ingredients for dinner or snacks for throughout the day.