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Upcoming events at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Find out what’s coming up at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre during your visit to Brisbane. March 2019: March 1: Halogen – National Young Leaders Day March 5: Daniel O’Donnell March 5: Scenic Getaway Travel Showcase March 7: Eddie Izzard March 8: Institute of Managers and Leaders International Women’s Day Great Debate 2019 March 8-10: The Home Show 2019 March 8-10: Mind, Body & Spirit Festival 2019 March 9: National Property & Economic Market Update March 9-10: Australia’s Got Talent Audtions March 11: Blue Planet II with Joanna Lumley March 20: QLS Legal Careers Expo March 14: Australian Intrapenuers Summit March 15-17: The Essential Baby & Toddler Show 2019 March 25: QLS Legal Careers Expo March 29: Inside Making a Murderer & The Staircase April 2019: April 5: Matt Corby April 27: Queensland Symphony Orchestra Presents Jurassic Park April 27: In The Dark Presents Katya April 28: Brett Eldredge & Jon Pardi May 2019: May 3: CEDA: This Fragile System: Water Reform May 8: Department of Education Teach Rural Career Fair May 16-19: Brisbane Truck Show 2019 May 24-25: Brisbane Careers & Employment Expo 2019 May 25: Burrell Annual Investment Briefing 2019 May 25-26: Madman Anime Festival May 31-June […]

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The Book of Mormon QPAC

When: From 16 March 2019Where: QPAC, South Bank The nine-time Tony award winning musical, The Book of Mormon is coming to Brisbane at QPAC from 16 March. This outrageous musical comedy, described as being “the best musical of this century”, follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. The Book of Mormon, is the first Broadway Musical by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the Creators of South Park. The hilarious musical makes light of various Mormon beliefs and practices, but ultimately endorses the positive power of love and service.  It stars Blake Bowden, Nyk Bielak, Tigist Strode, Tyson Jennette and Joel Granger. The Book of Mormon is an international sensation and a show not be be missed! Ticket prices start from $120 and are available from QPAC Box Office Book your show dates today and stay at the very conveniently located West End Central Apartments in West End Brisbane. Located only a short stroll from QPAC at South Bank. BOOK NOW

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Nitro Circus @ Suncorp Stadium

When: Saturday 23 February, 2019Where: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane See the best in FMX, BMX, and Skate push themselves to their absolute limits on the biggest ramps in action sports in the Nitro Circus at Suncorp Stadium. Nitro Circus is ready to take progression to new heights once again, and in 2019 Brisbane is set to reap the rewards of this boundary-breaking insanity. The Nitro Circus crew has created not one, but two all new ramps which will make their world debut on the You Got This Stadium Tour. There will be an expanded version of Nitro’s infamous Giganta Ramp along with a reimagined FMX setup, alongside the FMX Next Level ramp. Adding to the fear factor, in true Nitro Circus style, You Got This will feature a host of new crazy contraptions that have no business flying through the air, along with a few other surprises. Ticket prices start from $39 per person and are available from Ticketek Book your Brisbane Accommodation in advance for Nitro Circus with us here at West End Central Apartments. We offer apartment style accommodation in Brisbane’s West End. Perfectly located close to Southbank Parklands, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QPAC, the Queensland Museum, Suncorp […]

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Ballet

When: 25 February to 2 March, 2019 Where: QPAC, South Bank The award winning Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Ballet is coming to QPAC from 25 February. Lewis Carroll’s story has been translated into a delightful ballet, framed by extravagant sets, magnificent costumes and extraordinary music. Join Alice as she meets a twitchy White Rabbit, a tap-dancing Mad Hatter and a hot-tempered Queen of Hearts in this family-friendly adventure. Wonderland has never looked more magical, thanks to this ingenious production’s puppetry, projections and eye-popping illusions. You will experience breathtaking visuals from Tony Award-winning designer Bob Crowley and a colourful, cinematic score by Joby Talbot. With all the scale and spectacle of Broadway, this ballet will transport you to the heights of your imagination. The production of Alice won two Helpmann Awards in 2018: Best Ballet and Best Female Dancer (for Principal Artist Ako Kondo). It’s time to fall down the rabbit hole and book your tickets now! Ticket prices start from $51 per person and are available from QPAC Box Office. Book your Brisbane Accommodation in advance for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with us here at West End Central Apartments. We offer apartment style accommodation in Brisbane’s West End. Perfectly located close to Southbank Parklands, the Brisbane […]

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2019: An Event-Full Year!

2019 in Brisbane is going to be an even more event-full year with heaps of exciting entertainment with the likes of award-winning shows, international concerts, unique exhibitions, fantastic sporting events and festivals. Check out what’s coming up in Brisbane: 2019 Brisbane Events Jersey Boys From 2 January, 2019 QPAC Sleeping Beauty Ballet 16-19 January, 2019 QPAC Phil Collins – Not Dead Yet Live 19 January, 2019 Suncorp Stadium The 91-Storey Treehouse 23-27 January, 2019 QPAC Day/Night Test: Australia v Sri Lanka 24-27 January, 2019 GABBA Death of a Salesman 9 February – 2 March, 2019 QPAC World Travel Expo 16-17 February, 2019 BCEC Nitro Circus 23 February, 2019 Suncorp Stadium Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 25 February – 2 March, 2019 QPAC International Women’s Day Fun Run 3 March, 2019 South Bank Mind, Body, Spirit Festival 8 – 10 March, 2019 BCEC The Book of Mormon From 16 March, 2019 QPAC World Science Festival Brisbane 20 – 24 March, 2019 Queensland Museum NRL Game: Broncos vs Cowboys 22 March, 2019 Suncorp Stadium Queensland Ballet’s Dangerous Liasons 22 March to 6 April, 2019 QPAC Brisbane Cycling Festival 26 March to 14 April, 2019 Brisbane Stay tuned! We will be updating this calendar […]

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Jersey Boys are Coming to QPAC!

When: From 2 January, 2019 Where: QPAC, Brisbane The Jersey Boys are coming to QPAC in Brisbane from 2 January 2019! The legendary story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi, has been a massive musical hit all over the world. The musical follows the story of how blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were thirty. With music guaranteed to having you dancing in the aisles! Hits include “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Sherry”, “Walk Like A Man”, “Oh, What A Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”. Make sure you get in early to book your tickets for this fantastic show with a choice of matinees (on selected days) and evening performances. Tickets start from $69.90 to $199 and are available from QPAC Box Office Book your Brisbane Accommodation in advance for Jersey Boys with us here at West End Central Apartments. We offer apartment style accommodation in Brisbane’s West End. Perfectly located close to Southbank Parklands, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, […]

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New Year’s Eve @ South Bank

When:  Monday 31 December, 2018 Where: South Bank Parklands Join the family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands with fabulous food trucks and free firework displays this New Year’s Eve in Brisbane. There will be two spectacular fireworks displays: There’s a session at 8:30pm for families with children who like an early night, and another at midnight for late-night revellers. Both sets of fireworks will feature 10 minutes colourful fireworks choreographed to some fantastic music. To ensure you get a good view of the fireworks, make sure you arrive early and claim a spot at some of the best vantage points at Clem Jones Promenade, Streets Beach and River Quay. Grab a bite to eat from one of the yummy food trucks in the Cultural Forecourt on the day, open from 11am onwards. Food trucks will include Café Nemo, Ice Berg Frozen Drinks, Kraut N’ About, Rolling Stone Pizza and Sate House. Or purchase food like hot chips, burgers, hot dogs and ice-creams also available from the Central Cafes (located near the Piazza) on the night. There’s no better place to be on New Year’s Eve in Brisbane than at the spectacular fireworks displays at South Bank Parklands. Book your Brisbane Accommodation for New Year’s Eve […]

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Christmas in Brisbane

Christmas is an absolute magical time of the year in Brisbane. All over the city you will discover blooming Jacaranda and Poinciana trees, buildings adorned with twinkling lights, decorated Christmas trees and Christmas events and celebrations galore! During this festive season in Brisbane you are spoilt for choice with great shopping at South Bank night markets, night shopping in Brisbane Mall, Brisbane City and South Bank Christmas events and Christmas themed shows at Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Here’s the lowdown on Brisbane must see and do things this Christmas: Check out Brisbane’s towering 20m-tall Christmas tree King George Square Christmas tree will be adorned with twinkling lights and decorations from 30 November. Gold Lotto City Hall Lights Watch a playful Aussie Christmas tale come to life via animation onto Brisbane City Hall every 15 minutes from 7.30pm on December 7 to 24. Explore the Enchanted Gardens Be mesmerised by the magic of the Enchanted Garden at Roma Street Parkland this Christmas with a wonderland of glittering lights from 7 to 19 December. See the Lights of St Stephen’s Cathedral Gather on the lawn at St Stephen’s Cathedral to view the amazing light display designed by AGB the creators of Sydney’s Vivid […]

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Spirit of Christmas @ QPAC

When:  21 & 22 December, 2018 Where: QPAC Concert Hall, South Bank QPAC welcomes back Spirit of Christmas in 2018, with all our family favourite carols to be sung. QPAC’s Concert Hall will be decked out for the Spirit of Christmas that has become a cherished annual tradition at QPAC. There will be many notable names performing along with the delightful combined voices of the QPAC Choir, Brisbane Chorale, Brisbane Birralee Voices and Voices of Birralee will be accompanied by the Brisbane Bells Handbell Orchestra with music from the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Gather your friends and family and join QPAC for this magnificent celebration, including traditional carols the whole family can join in and sing. What a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas. There are 3 performance to select from: 21 December 7pm or 22 December at 2pm & 7pm. Tickets cost: $59 Adults & $49 Children. Book your tickets at QPAC Box Office Celebrate the magic of Christmas in Brisbane city and book your Brisbane Accommodation in close proximity to QPAC at West End Central Apartments. Choice of compact hotel style rooms and self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. BOOK NOW  

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Brisbane International Tennis

When: 30 December 2018 to 6 January 2019 Where: Queensland Tennis Centre, Tennyson This year’s Summer of Tennis is kicking off in Brisbane with unmissable action with a whole host of Grand Slam tennis champions playing at the tournament. Don’t miss your chance to see your favourite tennis stars up close and personal with the likes of World No.1 Rafael Nadal (ESP) headlining the men’s draw alongside past champions Nick Kyrgios(ACT), Murray (GBR) and Grigor Dimitrov (BUL). Also crowd favourite John Millman (Qld) and Japanese sensation Kei Nishikori (JPN) will be playing in Brisbane. In the women’s draw the are no less than four Grand Slam champions, such as Samantha Stosur (Qld), world No.4 Naomi Osaka (JPN), world No.7 Petra Kvitova (CZE) and world No.8 Sloane Stephens (USA) feature in one of the strongest women’s fields at the Brisbane International. As well as a star-studded lineup of tennis champions, the event features great entertainment both on and off the courts, with pop-up events around the arena, delicious eating options and a quiet place to relax for a drink. Ticket prices vary greatly depending on the day and session time. Tickets starts from $18 and are available from Ticketek Need Brisbane Apartment Accommodation handy to the Queensland Tennis Centre? It’s easy to jump aboard a train […]

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