Special Events in Brisbane

Interested in staying up-to-date on the latest events and activities near Novotel Brisbane? Visit this page often as we update it on a regular basis with what's on in the area.

Keep up-to-date on latest events and activities when you stay at the Novotel Brisbane and don't miss out on some of the top events in the area. There are numerous family-friendly events and a variety of festivals to choose from. Our guests always have a long list of fun activities to choose from when they book a stay with us at the Novotel Brisbane.

Take a look at these popular annual events that will keep you entertained when you stay with us.

  • Brisbane International Film Festival 2018

    Excitement is building as Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) prepare to host the iconic Brisbane calendar event. 

    Screenings will be held at GOMA and venues across Brisbane from 11 to 21 October.

    QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said the program of more than 100 Australian and international feature, documentary and short films would be complemented by a compelling selection of special events, panels and workshops.

    Buy tickets and check out the screening times here

  • 13 Oct

    The Hidden Lanes Festival

    The Hidden Lanes Festival is a day-long celebration combining music, food, fashion, art and heritage in Fortitude Valley. Expect fashion parades from 7 local designers, art and photography exhibitions, a heritage trail and masterclasses hosted by 'The Lanes' very own tenants as well as an epic music lineup featuring Asha Jefferies, Shag Rock, Jeremy Neale, Seaside and much more.

  • 14 Oct

    Festitalia 2018 | Italian Food Festival

    Festitalia is Queensland's official Italian festival in Brisbane and celebrates the richness of the Italian culture in its entirety, from the spirit and passion of its people to the romance of its language, its inimitable fashion, the radiance of its arts to the luscious wines and regional dishes acclaimed the world over.  

    Where: SPENCER PARK 42 Newbery Street, NEWMARKET 

    When: 11am-6.00pm

  • 21 Oct

    Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners

    Get behind the Brisbane Roar as they take on Central Coast Mariners in the Roar's first home game of the season! 

    Where: Suncorp Stadium

    Kick off: 4pm

    Buy tickets: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=BRIROAR19 

  • 28 Oct

    Brisbane Roar v Wellington Phoenix

    The Brisbane Roar play Wellington Phoenix in the A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday 28 October 2018.

    Kick off: 4pm

    Buy tickets here

  • Jan Powers Farmers Markets

    Jan Power's Farmers Markets are in two convenient locations near the Novotel Brisbane. Brisbane City markets are located on the George Street end of Queen Street Mall in front of the Treasury Casino every Wednesday from 8am-6pm. New Farm Powerhouse markets on Lamington Street are held each Saturday from 6am-12pm. New Farm park is also a great place for children with a large playground and picnic area. Conveniently located near a City Cat stop on the Brisbane River.