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23° & SUNNY ON SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY IN BRISBANE
By Lauren Vadnjal
February 02, 2019
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    The Best Free Things to Do in Brisbane This Month

    Zero dollar shenanigans await.
    By Lauren Vadnjal
    February 02, 2019
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      • LITTLE BIG HOUSE'S FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY

        South Bank's party pub celebrates one huge year.

      • LIVE FROM OUR BACKYARD

        Catch weekly tunes in Brisbane's inner-city shipping container hangout.

      • JUNKY COMICS CLOSING DAY

        The West End favourite is shutting up shop — and saying goodbye with a party.

      • CHUPA CHUPS SLURPEE GIVEAWAY

        7-Eleven's slinging Chupa Chups-inspired Slurpees for zero dollars — if you're quick enough.

      • GIGS & PICNICS 2019

        Food trucks and free music in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

      • THE SUNSET SOCIAL 2019

        Drinks, music and food trucks, fortnightly at Davies Park.

      • KNOCKOFF IN THE CITY

        Catch free comedy at Brisbane City Hall.

      • PUPPY KISSING BOOTH

        Snuggle up to adorable doggos — and even take one home.

      • FREE COFFEE AT SALT

        Newstead's newest cafe is slinging free coffees for one day only.

      • A LITTLE TASTE OF AOTEAROA

        When is a boozefest not just a boozefest?

      • BLACK BEAR TURNS SEVEN

        Help blow out the candles on seven years of music heaven.

      • 80S MUSIC TRIVIA

        Celebrate big hair, bigger shoulder pads and belting ballads.

      • CHINESE NEW YEAR AT THE LANES

        Celebrate the Year of the Pig with music, dumplings, lychee martinis and tea meditation sessions.

      • GREENHOUSE LAUNCH

        A new space for picking up greenery in Brisbane's north.

      • NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY

        Margaritas, tacos, nachos and one fiesta of a Friday.

      • BRISBANE'S BIGGEST CLOTHING GARAGE SALE

        Head to Paddington for a huge treasure trove of vintage finds.

      • 'STRANGER THINGS' TRIVIA NIGHT

        Enter the upside down of the trivia world.

      • EL CAMINO AMIGOS PARTY

        Brisbane's new Tex-Mex joint is throwing a 90s and 00s party with free snacks.

      • ROSé AND CHEESE PARTY 2019

        Welcome to Bowen Hills' latest festival celebrates pink vino and gooey dairy.

      • NEWSTEAD ROOTS FESTIVAL 2019

        The ultimate weekend roots session.

      • BRISASIA FESTIVAL MARKETS

        A day of food, stalls, shopping and performances in Brisbane's east.

      • DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING?

        An exhibition taking inspiration from Victor Hugo's beloved novel and the many versions it has inspired.

      • BALLISTIC'S 2ND BIRTHDAY

        With brews, live tunes and food trucks.

      • MOVIES UNDER THE STARS

        Free films under the stars every Friday in February.

      • BRISASIA FESTIVAL 2019

        Feast on dumplings from around the world, dance in cosplay to DJs or party on a rooftop.

      • LUNAR NEW YEAR ROOFTOP PARTY

        Party on a rooftop while making lanterns, listening to K-pop and enjoying a tasty feast.

      • SUITCASE RUMMAGE

        Trawl through Brisbane's favourite luggage-based trash 'n' treasure.

      • POWER TO THE PIXEL

        Digital art takes over Brisbane Powerhouse.

      • BRISBANE VEGAN MARKETS 2019

        Brissie's twice-monthly vegan market returns.

      • DUMPLING DAY 2019

        Featuring varieties from across Asia and Europe, as well as dumpling-making sessions.

      • BEYOND REASON

        Explore the strange, absurd, mythical and transformative.

      • VITRA 100 MINIATURES

        A curious German exhibition of classical chair designs is heading to Brisbane — and they're all fun-sized.

      • PLAY ON: THE ART OF SPORT

        Get an artistic perspective on some of Australia's favourite sporting pastimes.

      • PILATES AND YOGA IN THE COMMON

        Bend and stretch for free at West End's newest green space.

      • APT9 CINEMA

        Bringing the latest and greatest in Asia-Pacific cinema to GOMA — and for free.

      • MOUNTAIN GOAT VALLEY CRAWL 2019

        Get ready to hop around town again — and to more venues.

      • FREE SUMMER BBQ

        Munich Brauhaus is throwing free snags on the barbie all summer.

      • GARY CARSLEY: PURPLE REIGN

        A virtual jacaranda garden is blooming inside GOMA for the next five months.

      • THE 9TH ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART

        GOMA's three-yearly survey of Asia Pacific art returns.

      • FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS

        More than 257 photos from the famed Mexican artist's personal collection head to Bendigo.

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

        The free interactive installation is inspired by Atari 2600 computer games.

      • 100% BRISBANE

        A semi-permanent interactive exhibition that holds a mirror to Brisbanites.

      • HEATH LEDGER: A LIFE IN PICTURES

        The National Film and Sound Archive's exhibition celebrating the too-brief career of local boy Heath Ledger.

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