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.

    • Michael Buble
    4th -5th February 2020

    An Evening with Michael Bublé

    • Queen + Adam Lambert: The Rhapsody Tour
    13th February 2020

    Queen + Adam Lambert - The Rhapsody Tour

    • Magic Round 2020 Brisbane 
    1st - 3rd May 2020

    NRL Magic Round Brisbane 2020

    • Backstreet boys Brisbane 2020
    20th May 2020

    The Backstreet Boys

    • State of Origin 2019
    8th July 2020

    2020 State Of Origin Game III

    • Land Forces 2020 Brisbane Conference
    1-3 September 2020

    Land Forces 2020

    • Early Chilhood Australia National Conference 2020
    30 September -03 October 2020

    Early Childhood Australia National Conference 2020

    • Bledisloe Cup 2020 Brisbane
    17th October 2020

    Australia vs New Zealand - Beldisloe Cup

    • T20 Mens World Cup Brisbane
    18th October - 15th November 2020

    ICC Men's T20 World Cup

An Evening with Michael Bublé

4th -5th February 2020

After 5 sold out world tours, he’s back! Global superstar Michael Bublé will return in February 2020 with a 36-piece orchestra to thrill Australian audiences on his five-city tour taking in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth.

This tour is supporting Bublé’s ♥ album, which has achieved Gold status in Australia since its release in November 2018 when it debuted at #2 on the ARIA Albums Chart, the Herald Sun said Bublé “was back to doing what he does best – telling love stories”.

Location: Brisbane Entertainment Centre 

Click here for more information 

Queen + Adam Lambert - The Rhapsody Tour

13th February 2020

The soaring success of the film Bohemian Rhapsody, the highest grossing music biopic of all time, has proven that the love for Queen remains as strong as ever. Queen original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor are teaming up once more with long time front man Adam Lambert on lead vocals and returning to Australia with a brand-new, spectacular production.

Location: Suncorp Stadium 

For more information or to book click here 

NRL Magic Round Brisbane 2020

1st - 3rd May 2020

Three epic days of rugby league and live entertainment at Suncorp Stadium from,  Friday 1st May to Sunday 3rd May.

Bring your friends and family to experience the magic up close with eight action packed games. 

Click here to find out more 

The Backstreet Boys

20th May 2020

Backstreet’s back, alright! Get your group together, because the biggest selling Boy Band of all time (100 million albums), the BACKSTREET BOYS are heading back to Australia in 2020 for a national arena tour. 

Featuring their signature, flawless choreography, costume changes, a pyramid-shaped stage of light, trap doors and giant video screens, Australian fans will experience their harmony-laden vocal prowess and arsenal of mega-watt hits such as; >‘I Want It That Way’, ‘Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)’ and ‘As Long As You Love Me’, plus songs from their tenth studio album, ‘DNA”.

Location: Brisbane Entertainment Centre 

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2020 State Of Origin Game III

8th July 2020

The 2020 Holden State of Origin Series final game is in Brisbane at Suncorp stadium. 

Celebrate the 40th year of Australia's biggest sporting rivals. 

To join the waiting list  for tickets click here 

Land Forces 2020

1-3 September 2020

Presented with support from the Australian Army, the biennial LAND FORCES exposition is an international industry event to showcase equipment, technology and services for the armies of Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

The 2018 event set new records, with more than 15,000 attendances across its three days, including 624 participating companies from 26 countries and 74 defence trade and industry delegations from 36 countries. The event also hosted 21 associated conferences, seminars and symposia.

Location: BCEC- Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

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Early Childhood Australia National Conference 2020

30 September -03 October 2020

Young Citizens: the right to play, learn and be heard is the theme for Early Childhood Australia’s (ECA) National Conference, to be held in Brisbane, Queensland, from 30 September—3 October 2020. 

Location: BCEC- Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

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Australia vs New Zealand - Beldisloe Cup

17th October 2020

Every year the Wallabies and the All Blacks do battle in a three-match series. Two of these matches also count towards the annual Rugby Championship.

Australia may not have won The Bledisloe Cup since 2002, yet this has not lessened the competitiveness, passion and excitement that this competition brings.

Rubgy Australia CEO Raelene Castle mentioned this of Suncorp Stadium, “Brisbane knows how to put on a great show and the Wallabies always have outstanding support every time they come to town. The Wallabies have a strong record at Suncorp Stadium, and it is no wonder that it is one of the favourite venues for our players.” - Brisbane Times

Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium will play hosts to the Third test match on October 17 2020

Click here to be on the waiting list. 

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

18th October - 15th November 2020

The ICC T20 World Cup is the pinnacle global event for the fastest growing format of the game. In 2020, the world's best cricketers will be on show in Australia for two World Cups

The Men's Tournament will be a spectacular global celebration with 45 matches, featuring 16 teams taking place across the country.

The Brisbane Events 

Saturday 31 October, 2020

The Gabba, Brisbane

Pakistan VS New Zealand 

Australia  VS A1

Monday 2 November, 2020

The Gabba, Brisbane

New Zealand VS A1

Wednesday 4 November, 2020

The Gabba, Brisbane

England VS Afghanistan 

For more information and tickets click here