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Published January 29th 2020
Brissie has something for everyone this February
Brisbane will be showcasing a wide range of free & ticketed events this February.

The list below includes festivals, family-friendly, fundraising, markets, multicultural, exhibitions, film & cinema, child-friendly, music, Chinese New Year events, and much more.

1. City Sounds
When: Saturday, 1-29 February 2020
Where: Various locations across Brisbane
Cost: Free
Details: City Sounds is Australia's largest and longest-running free music event. Expect to hear anything from jazz, funk, electro, indie, and more. Click here for the website.

2. BrisAsia Festival
When: Saturday, 1-29 February 2020
Where: Various locations- see website
Cost: Free & ticketed events
Details: This multicultural month-long festival showcases an incredible lineup featuring entertainment, dance, arts, theatre, comedy, film, food, cultural experiences, music, cosplay events, Summer Party, markets, festivities, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane City Council Facebook


3. Outdoor Cinema in the Suburbs
When: Saturday, 1-29 February 2020
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase a program filled with a variety of entertainment, food & drink stalls, information stalls, and outdoor cinema experiences. Films include The Princess Bride, E.T, Sherlock Gnomes, Enchanted, Manou the Swift, Toy Story 4, Bride & Prejudice, Bumblebee and High School Musical 3. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane City Council Facebook


4. Fundraiser for Fire Fighters - Learn to paint 'Rainy Day'
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020: 5pm-8pm
Where: Coffee Club Orion, Springfield
Cost: $55pp
Details: This fundraising event will donate $10 from every ticket to Firefighters. The event will include trying your hand at painting, enjoy a wine or coffee and immerse yourself in the wonderful world of art. All materials will be provided. Click here for the website.

5. Surf to City Brisbane to Yacht Race 2020
When: Saturday, 1 & 2 February 2020
Where: Queensland Cruising Yacht Club, Brisbane
Cost: Free
Details: This event will see two fleets, an offshore and inshore fleet, both starting and finishing at the same place. There will also be a handful of races and entertainment. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Surf to City Yacht Race Facebook


6. Valley Fiesta Spring Summer Program - Live Music
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020: 1pm-7pm
Where: Brunswick Street Mall,
Cost: Free
Details: This music event will showcase an exciting lineup of live music performances featuring The Switch, Tokyo Twilight, AERBORN, Umbriel, Dazey, and Mantashade. Click here for the website.

7. Moreton Bay Region Lunar New Year Festival
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020: 4pm-8pm
Where: Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking St, Caboolture
Cost: Free
Details: This multicultural family-friendly Festival will be celebrating the Year of the Rat with entertainment, festivities, culture displays, performances, activities, workshops, Chinese Dragon Dance, traditional oriental food, Chinese traditional music & dance, acts, demonstrations, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Moreton Life Magazine Facebook


8. Fortitude Valley Lunar New Year
When: Saturday, 1 & 2 February 2020: 12pm-5pm
Where: Chinatown Mall, Duncan St, Fortitude Valley
Cost: Free
Details: This celebration will showcase plenty of festivities, entertainment, activities, interactive workshops, cultural performances, traditional music, fire shows, dragon dancers, cultural entertainment, roving performers, and more. Click here for the website.

9. Suitcase Rummage
When: Sunday, 2 February 2020: 12pm-5pm
Where: Brisbane Square, 266 George St, Brisbane
Cost: Free
Details: This mini-scale markets will feature vintage, bric-a-brac, artwork, jewellery, seconds, pre-loved items, handmade items, records, fashion, shows, music, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Suitcase Rummage Facebook


10. Silversmithing Jewellery Workshop
When: Sunday, 2 February 2020-21 March 2020
Where: Teacher's studio
Cost: $90pp
Details: This workshop will teach you how to design and fabricate textured jewellery using recycled metals, learn basic metal-smithing techniques of mark-making will be explored using various hammers, letter stamps, number stamps, and other tools. All materials will be provided. Click here for the website.

11. Sundays at The Sanctuary
When: Sunday, 2 February 2020: 10am-2pm
Where: DRU Animal Sanctuary, 1374 Mount Cotton Rd, Burbank
Cost: Adults: $15pp & Children: $5pp
Details: This family-friendly event will give you an informative and fun tour where the whole family learns new and interesting facts about the adorable residents of DRU. There will also be kid's activity corner, sandpit, sausage sizzle, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Deathrow Unchained Animal Rescue Facebook


12. Vika and Linda Bull: Between Two Shores
When: Wednesday, 5 & 6 February 2020
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm
Cost: Tickets range from $59-$69pp
Details: Vika and Linda are back with their most distinctive, versatile and emotional charged sounds. Blending together narratives from their lives and careers through their unique vocals and instinctive harmonies the show will feature soul, gospel, country, and the island music of their Tongan ancestry. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from BRISBANE POWERHOUSE Facebook


13. 'Drawn by a Whisper: Rachael Lee' Exhibition Opening
When: Friday, 7 February 2020: 6:30pm-8pm
Where: Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland
Cost: Free
Details: The exhibition will showcase Rachael Lee's series of multilayered linocuts and stencils to highlight rhythms of the natural environment in response to her exploration of Hilliards Creek at Ormiston. Refreshments will be provided. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Redland Art Gallery Facebook


14. Paint and Sip Class: Watercolour and Wine
When: Friday, 7 February 2020: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Teacher's studio, Brisbane
Cost: $60pp
Details: This workshop will be aimed for beginners and those who have some drawing and painting experience. You will learn the practical skills and techniques used in watercolour painting. Click here for the website.

15. Lunar New Year
When: Friday, 7-9 February 2020: 6pm-9:30pm
Where: Westfield Garden City, Cnr Logan & Kessels Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt
Cost: Free
Details: There will be plenty of celebrations including entertainment, firework displays, lion dances, drummers, fire dancers, demonstrations, activities, displays, performances, DJ on the boardwalk, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Westfield Garden City Facebook


16. Brisbane Chinese Festival
When: Saturday, 8 February 2020: 5pm-10:30pm
Where: King Street Square, 100 Adelaide St, Brisbane
Cost: Free
Details: This festival will feature a massive lineup of cultural entertainment, live performances, activities, The Grand Parade, gala events, festivities, music, dance, and more. Click here for the website.

17. International Ocean Film Tour Vol. 6 - Brisbane
When: Wednesday, 12 February 2020: 7pm-9pm
Where: Event Cinemas Brisbane City Myer Centre, Brisbane
Cost: Adults: $22pp & Children: $18pp
Details: This film event will showcase adventure, action and ocean life with the best ocean adventures and environmental documentaries as well as the most inspiring short films from the seven seas and the best water sports of the year. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from International Ocean Film Tour AUS NZ Facebook


18. Valentine's Day Featuring Pretty Woman
When: Friday, 14 February 2020: 5:30pm-10:30pm
Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse, 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot
Cost: Tickets range from $15-$190pp
Details: Celebrate Valentines Day with your special someone with this romantic night under the stars with the 90s classic rom-com 'Pretty Woman' on the biggest screen in the Southern Hemisphere. Do not forget to bring your picnic rugs and pillows/cushions. There will be delicious hampers available for purchase. Click here for the website.

19. Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating & 4x4 Expo
When: Friday, 14-16 February 2020
Where: Redcliffe Showgrounds, Scarborough Rd, Redcliffe
Cost: Adults: $12pp, Seniors: $10pp & Children under 16yrs: Free
Details: This Expo will have it all! There will be displays, demonstrations, exhibitors, latest caravans, camper trailers, motorhomes, 4x4s vehicles, accessories, entertainment for the whole family, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Moreton Bay Expo Facebook


20. Gasworks Markets Newstead
When: Friday, 14 February 2020: 5pm-9pm
Where: Gasworks Plaza, 76 Skywalk Terrace, Newstead
Cost: Free
Details: This Market will showcase a handful of undercover stalls between the restaurants. Stalls will be selling fashion, accessories, gifts, handmade items, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Gasworks Plaza Facebook


21. Clay Planter Workshop
When: Saturday, 15 February 2020
Where: Paddington
Cost: See website.
Details: In this workshop you will learn how polymer clay conditioning, marbling, colouring, detailing, foiling, shaping, curing, and stringing techniques for a hanging planter. You will also learn the basics of caring for your tillandsia plants at home. This workshop is suitable for 12yrs . Click here for the website.

22. Flower Crown Workshop: Sip and Create
When: Saturday, 15 February 2020: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Where: Beach House Bar & Grill, 1 Main St, Orion Springfield Central
Cost: $65pp
Details: Learn how to make a DIY flower crown. You will learn how to make a beautifully romantic and natural-style flower crown using all kinds of fresh seasonal flowers with various textures and tones. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from ClassBento Facebook


23. Mad Maestros
When: Saturday, 15 February 2020: 2pm-3:10pm
Where: RPAC, 2-16 Middle St, Cleveland
Cost: Adults: $31pp & Concession: $22pp
Details: This unique combination of classical piano and contagious humour will showcase David Scheel as he performs his new show, Mad Maestros with a wonderful mix of true stories and exceptional piano playing as David brings to life 25 of music's greatest and weirdest personalities. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Redland Performing Arts Centre Facebook


24. A New World: Intimate music from Final Fantasy
When: Saturday, 15 February 2020
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm
Cost: Tickets range from $60-$95pp
Details: This Concert will showcase the incredible New World Players chamber ensemble- featuring piano soloist Benyamin Nuss, under the direction of Eric Roth, the concert will feature the beauty and power of Final Fantasy music. There will also be classics and surprises, battles and characters from throughout the entire series. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from BRISBANE POWERHOUSE Facebook


25. Brisbane Beer Fest
When: Saturday, 15 February 2020
Where: Eatons Hill Hotel, 646 South Pine Rd, Brisbane
Cost: $10pp
Details: This beer festival will be celebrating all things beer with tasting & sampling, exhibitors, competitions, pop-up installations, market stalls, stalls, food trucks & stalls, entertainment, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane Beer Fest Facebook


26. European Outdoor Film Tour
When: Thursday, 20-22 February 2020
Where: Dendy Cinemas, Cnr Old Cleveland & Cavendish Roads, Coorparoo
Cost: Adults: $22.50pp, Concession: $18.50pp, Students: $18pp & Children: $16pp
Details: This film event will showcase the most inspiring and thrilling adventure films of the year. There will be inspirational protagonists with a heartfelt passion for adventure and the great outdoors. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from European Outdoor Film Tour - Australia & New Zealand Facebook


27. Brisbane Comedy Festival Opening Gala
When: Friday, 21 February 2020
Where: Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane
Cost: Tickets range from $59.90-$64.90pp
Details: The festival will kick off with a spectacular lineup of the funniest comedians. There will be non-stop entertainment, featuring Australia's best up-and-coming as well as well-loved comedians. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane Comedy Festival Facebook


28. Purely Mozart - Chamber Music Concert
When: Friday, 21 February 2020: 7pm-8:30pm
Where: Old Government House, 2 George St, Brisbane
Cost: See website
Details: This concert will showcase blissful music of Mozart's four flute quartets, flute with violin, viola and cello. Readings from the composer's letters will accompany the performance. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Honorary German Consul - Brisbane Facebook


29. Floral Table Centrepiece Workshop
When: Saturday, 22 February 2020
Where: Francesca's Flowers, 120 Empress Terrace, Bardon
Cost: $145pp
Details: This workshop will guide you on how to beautifully arrange flowers for your table as well as learning hands-on trade tricks in composition, flower choice, and buying tips. All flowers and materials will be provided. Click here for the website.

30. Music on the Green
When: Saturday, 22 February 2020: 3pm-6pm
Where: St Augustine's Anglican Church,
Cost: See website.
Details: The afternoon will be filled with jazz music, entertainment, special guests, and more. Do not forget to bring your picnic blankets. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Augustine's Anglican Church, Hamilton Facebook


31. Street Groove at Summer Party
When: Saturday, 22 February 2020: 3pm-9pm
Where: 266 George St, Brisbane
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will showcase K-Pop, C-Pop, & J-Pop performances, entertainment, cosplay, colourful costumes, craft markets, games, food & drink stalls, dance, shows, acts, displays, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Utopia Entertainment Facebook


32. Newstead Brewing Co's Sunday Roast
When: Sunday, 23 February 2020
Where: Newstead Brewing Co, Milton
Cost: Tickets range from $119pp-$659pp
Details: This event will showcase comedy, great food, and entertainment. There will be a lineup of comedians cracking their best jokes. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Newstead Brewing Co. Facebook


33. Clovely Estate's Sunday Sound Bites
When: Sunday, 23 February 2020: 2pm-6pm
Where: Clovely Estate City Cellar Door
Cost: Free entry
Details: This event will showcase great wine, live music, entertainment, and gourmet bites. Click here for the website.

34. Kooralbyn Valley MTB 4 Hour Enduro
When: Sunday, 23 February 2020: 8am-12pm
Where: Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley MTB Park, Routley Dr, Kooralbyn
Cost: See website
Details: This race will feature a mixture of team events/XCS/marathon formats, with a twist. There will be plenty of fun and some tough courses. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Kooralbyn MTB Endurance Series Facebook


35. Mika-Revelation Tour
When: Monday, 24 February 2020: From 7pm
Where: The Tivoli Theatre, 52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley
Cost: See website
Details: This concert will showcase international pop sensation Mika. He will be performing for the first time in 11 years on this Australian tour. The performance will include songs from his 'My Name Is Michael Holbrook' album. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from MIKA Facebook


36. The Australian Ballet: The Happy Prince
When: Tuesday, 25-29 February 2020
Where: Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Melbourne Street, South Brisbane
Cost: See website
Details: This ballet concert will be based on Oscar Wilde's lyrical story of a statue who gives his all to help humanity and is full of poetic beauty, heartbreak, sly humour, and sharp social commentary. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from QPAC Facebook


37. Project Ludwig – Australian String Quartet
When: Thursday, 27 February 2020: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Museum of Brisbane, Level 3, City Hall, King George Square, Brisbane
Cost: Adults: $55pp, Concession: $45pp, Student/Under 30: $30pp & Children: $15pp
Details: This concert will showcase an interactive journey through Beethoven's opus18 string quartets where you decided the program! Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australian String Quartet Facebook


38. International Women's Day
When: Thursday, 27 February 2020: 7am-9am
Where: Howard Smith Wharves, Boundary St, Brisbane
Cost: Tickets range from $145-$185pp
Details: This event will bring together thousands of women (and men) to celebrate one of the most important dates- International Women's Day. The event will feature lunch, talks, entertainment, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Business Chicks Facebook


39. Singalong–Brisbane Comedy Festival
When: Friday, 28 February 2020: 10pm-11pm
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm
Cost: $25pp
Details: This event will be part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival and it will feature sing-alongs, house party/comedy show. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane Comedy Festival Facebook


40. Brisbane MindBodySpirit Festival
When: Friday, 28 February 2020-1 March 2020: 9am-6pm
Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, South Bank
Cost: Free
Details: This festival is Australia's largest health, wellbeing and spirituality event. It will feature exhibitors, stalls, pop-ups, demonstrations, stage performances, wellness workshops, meditation sessions, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Mind Body Spirit Festival Australia Facebook


41. Brisbane Home Show
When: Friday, 28 February 2020-1 March 2020
Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, South Bank
Cost: Free
Details: This home show will feature the latest products for your kitchen, bathroom or interiors upgrade, exhibitors, more than 280 leading Queensland suppliers, demonstrations, displays, exhibits, expert advice, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Brisbane Home Show Facebook


42. 80s and 90s Night
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020: 7:30pm-11:30pm
Where: Pig 'N' Whistle Riverside, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will bring back the 80s and 90s with throwbacks music including AC/DC, Backstreet Boys, Oasis, and many more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Pig 'N' Whistle Riverside Facebook

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