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14° & CLEAR SKY ON THURSDAY 27 JUNE IN BRISBANE
By Lauren Vadnjal
June 08, 2019
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    The Best Free Things to Do in Brisbane This Month

    Zero dollar shenanigans await.
    By Lauren Vadnjal
    June 08, 2019
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      • Food & Drink

        Winter Festival 2019

        Embrace winter by the water with mulled cider, pizza cob loaf and s'mores dip galore.

      • Design & Style

        Hugo Boss Mid-Year Outlet Sale

        Dress like a Boss for half the price.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        MELT Visual Art 2019

        Six artworks and exhibitions will deck the Powerhouse's walls during MELT.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Gayming 2019

        Play games created by queer developers.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

        Featuring more than 100 paintings and drawings by, featuring and bought by the late, great Australian artist.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Milton Markets: Winter Seasonal Flavours

        This weekly westside shopping gathering is throwing a winter shindig.

      • Food & Drink

        Garlic Bread Festival 2019

        Celebrate the holy trinity of bread, butter and garlic at this day-long food truck market.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Geometries

        Stare at shapes, colours and optical illusions at Queensland Art Gallery.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Rom Coms & Nom Noms 2019

        A pop-up outdoor cinema comes to Post Office Square.

      • Travel & Leisure

        The Plant Market

        Shop for plants — and learn more about them — at West End's leafy new precinct.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Bloody Great Friday

        Australia's first 24-hour blood drive features live music and free kebabs and Gelato Messina.

      • Food & Drink

        Barks & Brews

        Take your dog for a drink at The Brightside.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Clayschool Winter Show 2019

        Potter around a clay-based showcase, find pottery gifts, sink a few pots at the bar.

      • Food & Drink

        Bricks and Beers

        Get building over a few beers.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        One Day Sundays

        Australia's favourite hip hop collective is bringing its block party to this shipping container hangout — and it's free.

      • Food & Drink

        Tins and Tunes

        It's choir time at this Milton bar.

      • Travel & Leisure

        NewBARKet Dog Fest 2019

        With a pooch parade, a puppy ball pit and plenty of pats.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Agency by Design

        When it comes to designing for disabilities, one-size-fits-all doesn't apply to prosthetic limbs, artificial eyes and more.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Vis-ability

        Hear and touch the art works at this sensory exhibition, which is designed for audiences who are blind or have low vision.

      • Food & Drink

        Scenic Rim Eat Local Week 2019

        Take your tastebuds on a trip south of Brisbane.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Lifeline Bookfest 2019

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

      • Travel & Leisure

        QAGOMA Store Winter Design Market 2019

        A one-day showcase and sale of Brisbane's best artistic design.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Dark Mofo 2019

        This year's sinister lineup for the Hobart winter festival includes FKA Twigs, giant latex pigs and fiery winter feasts.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture 2019

        Brisbane Powerhouse's annual showcase of queer music, cabaret, comedy, theatre, talks, panels and art returns.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Don't Stop Believing 80s Karaoke Night

        Bust out your biggest hair and belt out a power ballad.

      • Harvest Festival Central Coast

        An out-of-town festival filled with fresh produce, workshops and lots of cuddly animals.

      • Travel & Leisure

        X Cargo's Fashion Rummage

        Shop for pre-loved outfits — or sell your own.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Gigs & Picnics 2019

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Second Sight: Witchcraft, Ritual, Power

        This magical exhibition explores different perspectives on sorcery and witchcraft.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Nathen Street: Space Pixels

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        100% Brisbane

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The National 2019: New Australian Art

        This major three-gallery exhibition will feature work from 65 contemporary artists across the AGNSW, the MCA and Carriageworks.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Vivid Sydney 2019

        This year's radiant program includes FKA Twigs, Spike Lee and a field of 500 glowing fireflies.

      • Design & Style

        The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift

        Featuring over 150 haute couture pieces from some of the world's most iconic fashion houses.

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