Brisbane Festival | Brisbane Riverfire

Brisbane Festival | Brisbane River Fire | Discover Queensland
Date: 3-25 September
Price: FREE & Ticketed Events 
Location: Multiple Locations including: QPAC, Queensland Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse, Metro Arts, Brisbane City Hall, The Tivoli, Judith Wright Arts Centre, The Princess Theatre, Queensland Theatre, Northshore Hamilton, The Block (Z3) - QUT Kelvin Grove
Accommodation: Brisbane Accommodation or Call Us on 1300 788 553

The Brisbane Festival is back in 2021 to celebrate the personality of the city, culminating in the famous Brisbane River Fire event on the last day of the festival. 

Exploding from the winter months, Brisbane Festival brings people together after awakening from their winter slumber for the most anticipated event of the year. 

Setting the pace for International Arts Festivals, this event is unlike any other with an extrodinary array of multi-arts programs, performances and experiences. 

You can expect performances from Kate Miller-Heidke on her 'Child in Reverse' tour, the world premier of the stage adaption of 'Boy Swallows Universe' by Brisbane author Trent Dalton, an LGBTIQ+ elders dance club event & more. From theatre productions and giant outdoor installations to street concerts and suburban symphonies to comedy shows and more, the festival honors all walks of life with a display, show, exhibition, experience or performance to impress even the toughest of audiences. 

Plan ahead by choosing your favourite experiences and booking your accommodation with a discount through our Queensland accommoation experts at Discover Queensland on 1300 788 553 or browse your Brisbane accommodation now. 

Best Places to Watch Brisbane Riverfire Fireworks 

The fireworks offer a fantastic show no matter where you are in the CBD, but these are our favourite vantage points:
Victoria Bridge
South Bank
Kangaroo Point cliffs
Captain Burke Park
Wilson’s Lookout
Anywhere along the City Riverwalk
- Eagle St Pier
- Riverside Centre 

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