What's on at South Bank

Your guide to all activities at South Bank

Gather your friends and family for a month of fun and entertaining activities and events at South Bank!

As Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination, on the southern banks of the Brisbane River. Lush parklands, world-class eateries, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round make it the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Here’s what’s on and best parking options!

Christmas & NY in South Bank

Christmas is in the air at South Bank - intricately displayed lights weave through the arbour, creating twinkle tunnels and the perfect photo moment; the precinct is awash with tones of red and white and the atmosphere is buzzing with festive joy.

Best Parking:

SW1 Car Parking - Night and Weekend parking from $15*

Festive Beats - South Bank Parklands

20 to 23 Dec 2019

Wind down into the Christmas season with Festive Beats at South Bank Parklands, taking place at Streets Beach, River Quay, Rainforest Green and Little Stanley Street Lawns. Round up your loved ones for an evening of live performance from 4.00pm until 10.00pm. Listen to the smooth vocals of emerging local artists as they serenate punters with original tunes and cheerful Christmas covers.

Santa's Stop Over with Storytelling & Craft - South Bank Parklands

20 to 23 Dec 2019

Pay a visit to Santa's Stop Over from 5.00pm to 9.00pm and watch Santa Claus as he spreads his Christmas Cheer over South Bank Parklands from his brightly lit abode. Littlies will have the opportunity to get a photo with Santa , set amongst a magnificent towering fig tree and light installation.

The Collective Markets Christmas Edition - South Bank Parklands

13 to 23 Dec 2019

The Collective Markets will return to their home on Little Stanley Street and Stanley Street Plaza , showcasing a wealth of Christmas gifts and bites by independent retailers, unique to South Bank. Open from 10.00am until 9.00pm.

Carols Extravaganza - South Bank Parklands

20 - 23 Dec 2019

The South Bank Piazza will be home to the Carols Extravaganza - an exciting Christmas production featuring film, song, dance and a visit from Santa himself! The Carols Extravaganza will feature 8 jubilant shows across 4 nights. Performances will run twice nightly at 6.45pm until 7.30pm and 8.30pm until 9.15pm. Tickets will be sold at $5 each, with free entry for children 2 years and under if seated on a caregiver's lap.

Fireworks Spectacular - South Bank Parklands

20 - 23 Dec 2019

Head to Clem Jones Promenade for the most sought after seats in the house, though other popular viewing locations include Streets Beach and River Quay. The shimmering fireworks will whizz and dance from 8.00pm until 8.15pm and are FREE to enjoy.

NYE Fireworks

31 Dec 2019

The main big city fireworks display go off over South Bank. Join the family-friendly fun with fabulous food trucks and free fireworks displays at 8.30am and midnight. The best viewing spot at South Bank is the Clem Jones Promenade, Streets Beach and River Quay. For more click here.

Best Parking

Book Online & Save up to 60%

Offers & Events

Secure Parking has cheap parking close to restaurants, shops, concerts and sports events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra and the Gold Coast.

Cricket Parking in Brisbane
Parking Offer

Gabba Parking

Best parking rates closest to the action

Suncorp stadium

Parking - Suncorp Stadium

All your concert and major event parking covered


What's On in Brisbane

Your guide to Brisbane events and parking deals

Parking Offer

Brisbane Hotel and Overnight Parking

Find out how to get up to 50% off


Join Club Secure & Get Exclusive Parking Discounts

Not booked online before? Join today and receive 50% OFF Night or Weekend Parking

By clicking ‘join the club’ you agree to our terms and conditions. Opt out at any time.