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27° & CLOUDY ON THURSDAY 17 JANUARY IN BRISBANE
By Lauren Vadnjal
January 02, 2019
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    The Best Free Things to Do in Brisbane This Month

    Zero dollar shenanigans await.
    By Lauren Vadnjal
    January 02, 2019
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      • GABS HOTTEST 100 CRAFT BEERS PARTY

        Celebrating 2018's best brews.

      • GREEK DAY

        A whole day of Greek eats by the river.

      • SLIDERS 'N' CIDERS FEST

        Serving up stacked mini burgers and fruity Aussie brews.

      • SUITCASE RUMMAGE

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

      • JAZZ THURSDAYS

        Smooth whiskey and silky tunes.

      • POWER TO THE PIXEL

        Digital art takes over Brisbane Powerhouse.

      • BRISBANE VEGAN MARKETS 2019

        Brissie's twice-monthly vegan market returns.

      • MUSICAL BINGO

        Music-themed bingo returns to Shady Palms.

      • FREE PAFU AT COORPAROO SQUARE

        The cult favourite Japanese pastry is celebrating its arrival in Brisbane with a giveaway.

      • GINUARY 2019

        Complete with a countdown of Australian and New Zealand 100 best gins.

      • STAR WARS TRIVIA

        The force is strong at this trivia contest.

      • BARKS & BREWS

        Take your dog for a drink at The Brightside.

      • NETHERWORLD TURNS TWO

        Fortitude Valley's retro arcade game bar celebrates two years of mashing buttons.

      • LIFELINE BOOKFEST 2019

        Time to stock up on soap opera-themed cookbooks and other treasures you didn't know you needed.

      • TOTO'S 'AFRICA' APPRECIATION NIGHT 2019

        Hear the drums echoing over and over again.

      • BEYOND REASON

        Explore the strange, absurd, mythical and transformative.

      • APT9 SUMMER FESTIVAL

        Three days of art, music, workshops, performances, parties and talks across Brisbane's two major galleries.

      • PLAY ON: THE ART OF SPORT

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

      • APT9 CINEMA

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

      • SUMMER TIME DRINKS

        A weekly courtyard party filled with pop-up bars and cocktails.

      • FREE SUMMER BBQ

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

      • DRESS CODE

        Museum of Brisbane's latest exhibition ponders whether we are what we wear.

      • 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.

      • TAMWORTH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019

        From old-school boot scootin' tunes to alt country.

      • 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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