Must-Do Brisbane Events in 2024

Must Do Events in Brisbane - The Gabba

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Brisbane is a wonderful city full of fantastic events all year round! These events are perfect for families or couples who want a little something extra when they come to Brisbane. Today, we’ll take you through the must-do events in 2024 so you can plan your trip to include some of these sensational experiences.

Sporting Events in Brisbane

Sporting is part of our culture here in Brisbane with Suncorp Stadium and The Gabba hosting some of the biggest sporting events of the year. However, many other events bring energy and excitement to our city through participation and achievement from our community. See the best sporting events in Brisbane below!

Brisbane Marathon Festival

The Brisbane Marathon Festival is held in June 2024 and is here is attract elite and recreational athletes for the coveted marathon race. Participate in this event for yourself or cheer on Brisbane from the sidelines. The race begins and ends in our beautiful City Botanical Gardens so you can also enjoy the wildlife and nature whilst you experience the Brisbane Marathon Festival.

Tour de Brisbane

If cycling is more your thing then the Tour de Brisbane is perfect to show you the best Brisbane has to offer. Happening in April 2024, this cycling festival has various rides, races and festival events attached so you can make the most of the energetic atmosphere.

A great tip from us is to look at the facilities or activities included in your holiday stays to ensure you get the most value out of your school holidays.

Bridge to Brisbane

One of Brisbane’s most famous events, the Bridge to Brisbane is a 10km run or walk that helps fundraise for various organisations. It’s community-driven and one to participate in if you want to see the whole of Brisbane city, plus do good for those around you.

Sporting Events at Suncorp & The Gabba

Throughout the year there are many sporting events including cricket, AFL, NRL, soccer and rugby that take place in Suncorp Stadium or The Gabba. We know that these sporting events are popular and sometimes require travel. To book accommodation perfect for travelling to and from these stadiums check out Brisbane Holiday Village stay options

Culture Events in Brisbane

Riverfire Brisbane

Cultural events in Brisbane occur all year round. However, there are two that truly showcase the best of Brisbane and are fun for the whole family! See our best cultural events below and ensure to plan your next Brisbane trip around these sensational events.

Must Do Events in Brisbane - The Ekka

The Ekka

The Royal Queensland Show, aka The Ekka, showcases the best of Queensland agriculture as well as food and wine, carnival rides, showbags, educational activities and much more. It brings the city to life in August and is the perfect place for a fun day out while visiting Brisbane.

Brisbane Festival & Riverfire

When coming to Brisbane, you cannot miss seeing the sensational Brisbane River. So, why not experience it at the best time of the year? Brisbane Festival and Riverfire showcase the best of Brisbane’s culture as well as putting on a stunning display of lights and fireworks. Riverfire marks the finale of the amazing Brisbane Festival and is a fabulous sight for couples and families alike.

Christmas Events in Brisbane

Brisbane Christmas Events

There are multiple Christmas events in Brisbane that will brighten up your trip in the festival season. Experience magic at the South Bank Christmas Lights and Cinema which is perfect for families who want a free night out. You can also take a wonderful trip to The Enchanted Garden in the Roma Street Parklands for an immersive light experience that takes you through our most beautiful wildlife. Carols by the River is also a classic event that allows you and your family to sing along to hear-warming carols with the stunning backdrop of the city.

Brisbane Events 2024 Accommodation

Brisbane Holiday Village offers accommodation for Brisbane events at an affordable price. We are the perfect place to stay for families and groups when visiting Brisbane. Our 15-minute commute into the Brisbane CBD makes it easy to explore the city whilst also experiencing spacious accommodation. 

Our accommodation choices include Cabins, Camping, Caravans and Glamping! There is an option for every need and budget at Brisbane Holiday Village. Book your next Brisbane trip with us today!

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