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It's Live! in Queensland

In Queensland, we showcase world-class global events in the most dazzling destinations. Whatever your passion, you’ll find an event to suit right here in Queensland.

From epic endurance races to gourmet food festivals, blockbuster sporting events to world–class exhibitions, culturally immersive Indigenous experiences to electrifying country music celebrations, our calendar embraces art, culture, music, food, wine, sport - and everything in between. 

It’s just the place to experience Australia’s best live events.

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Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

South Brisbane, Brisbane Area
From AU$12 - 55
15 August 2017
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum. The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

QUANDAMOOKA FESTIVAL

North Stradbroke Island,
15 August 2017
Quandamooka Festival, held over three winter months, returns in 2017 to coastal region of East Brisbane with up to 55 events including whale watching cultural tours, Kunjiels (corroborees), Indigenous sports, music, eco boat tours, art exhibitions, fibre art and weaving workshops, bush tucker dining, arts and cultural talks by specialists and new events featuring international acts and First Nations dancers and performances - something to suit all ages!

Royal Queensland Show (Ekka)

Bowen Hills, Brisbane Area
15 August 2017
The Royal Queensland Show, or Ekka as it's most commonly known, is Queensland's largest annual event. Held over ten full days, Ekka showcases life and achievements in the Sunshine State, bringing visitors from all across Queensland and Australia to the heart of Brisbane.

Teeming with Life: The Wongaloo Project. Pamela Griffith

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
15 August 2017
Townsville is blessed by beautiful wetlands. In 2014 artist Pamela Griffith visited Clevedon / Cromarty protected wetlands 30 kilometres south of Townsville. Some of the most extensive water-bird habitat in Australia occurs between Giru and Cleveland Bay.

Black Mist Burnt Country: Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art

Thuringowa Central, Townsville Area
Free Entry
15 August 2017
This national touring exhibition project commemorates the 60th anniversary of the British atomic test series at Maralinga. The exhibition visits the events and its location through the artworks by Indigenous and non-Indigenous contemporary artists across the mediums of painting, print-making, sculpture, installation, photography and new media.

National Science Week: Wild

Ipswich Area
15 August 2017
Celebrate National Science Week at the The Workshops Rail Museum with a range of activities and programming aimed at kids and school groups. Additional programs will run alongside their exhibitions to get your little ones inspired by science!

Light Play for Kids

Ipswich Area
Free Entry
15 August 2017
Enter the dazzling world of Light Play where children can explore their artistic potential in an interactive space created especially for them! Play with overhead projectors and illuminated light boxes and discover what happens when light is cast on different materials.

National Science Week Queensland

Brisbane,
15 August 2017
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Thousands of individuals – from kids to students, to scientists, chefs and musicians – get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation.

Giddy-up Gundy Horse Fest

Goondiwindi, Goondiwindi Area
15 August 2017
The Giddy-up Gundy Horse Fest is happening at the New South Wales/Queensland border town of Goondiwindi during the month of August 2017. Launching the festival will be opening night Saturday July 29 staged at the Goondiwindi Showgrounds Wilga Bar.

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe

South Brisbane, Brisbane Area
From AU$10 - 70
15 August 2017
'Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe' will be presented exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 27 May to 3 September 2017. It will be the first major Marvel-related exhibition to be staged in Australia and the largest ever presented in an art museum.
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