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17° & SUNNY ON TUESDAY 21 AUGUST IN BRISBANE
By Lauren Vadnjal
August 11, 2018
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    The Best Free Things to Do in Brisbane This Month

    Zero dollar shenanigans await.
    By Lauren Vadnjal
    August 11, 2018
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      • INTER, PLANETS AND CITIES OF CLOUD AND WIRE

        A trio of shows comes to Flowstate.

      • BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA FESTIVAL

        Three hours of mimosas for $49.

      • JAPANESE CULTURAL DAY

        Spend a day celebrating Japanese culture at the Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens.

      • NO DIGGITY

        I like the way you work it.

      • COMMON PEOPLE DANCE PROJECT

        Unleash your best moves in the middle of the Brunswick Street Mall.

      • REVIVE FASHION FESTIVAL 2018

        Spread the pre-loved love as Brisbane's vintage fashion festival returns.

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

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

      • THE GREEN EDGE VEGAN EKKA DAY FESTIVAL

        Spend your day off feasting on animal-free dagwood dogs and nabbing a vegan show bag.

      • DEFYING EMPIRE: NGA'S 3RD NATIONAL INDIGENOUS ART TRIENNIAL

        Featuring 30 established, mid-career and emerging Indigenous artists exploring themes of identity, racism, displacement and country.

      • FLOWSTATE

        A temporary creative space with a glowing arc-like LED installation, workshops and a year-long program of free events.

      • THE NETHERWORLD SIDESHOW 2018

        The sideshow you go to when you're not going to the sideshow.

      • RACHEL BURKE: APOMOGY

        Nothing says you're sorry like a pom pom.

      • HAEGUE YANG: TRIPLE VITA NESTINGS

        Wander through the Korean artist's world of crafted sculptures.

      • BAD KARAOKE MONDAYS

        Hit the mic to sing away those Monday blues.

      • ABSTRACTION: CELEBRATING AUSTRALIAN WOMEN ABSTRACT ARTISTS

        Explore the country's female pioneers in the field of abstract art.

      • TONY ALBERT: VISIBLE

        The Queensland Art Gallery shines a spotlight on one of the state's most important young Indigenous artists.

      • SHOW AND TELL

        Explore the highlights of Queensland’s performing arts history.

      • MEGAN MCKEAN: BRISTOPIA

        Brisbane gets the illustrated, interactive treatment.

      • WORLD EXPO 88 30TH ANNIVERSARY — PUBLIC ART TRAIL

        A free retrospective art trail that travels across Brisbane.

      • VINYL & THE CITY

        End-of-weekend drinks with one heck of a view.

      • LITTLE BIG THURSDAYS

        Live music comes to South Bank's new party pub every Thursday night.

      • SHORNCLIFFE FOOD TRUCK FEST

        Meals on wheels with a coastal view.

      • MILTON MARKETS

        This weekly westside shopping gathering is worth getting up early for.

      • GREEN JAM SESSIONS 2018

        Kick back with Friday arvo tunes and food.

      • PETS AT THE GABBA

        Brisbane gets its first regular market dedicated to pets.

      • LIVESPARK

        Free live music every Sunday at Brisbane Powerhouse.

      • KARAOKE THURSDAYS AT THE BRUNSWICK HOTEL

        A free karaoke night in New Farm.

      • 100% BRISBANE

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

      • FRIDAY FEELS

        Free tunes come to South Bank's new arts precinct every Friday night.

      • PICASSO: THE VOLLARD SUITE

        The Spanish artist's 1930s etchings come to the National Gallery of Australia.

      • 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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