West End events in 2020

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There’s so much to see and do in Brisbane with everything from music festivals, theatre productions, sporting events, cultural celebrations and much more.

Find your favourite 2020 Brisbane event and book a few days staying with us at West End Central Apartments, Brisbane. We are centrally located to most venues!

JANUARY

The Beatles Twist & Shout
15 January 2020
QPAC
Elton John – End of the Yellow Brick Road Tour
16 January 2020
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Penn & Teller
22 – 26 January 2020
QPAC
Australia Day – Sunday, 26 January 2020

FEBRUARY

BrisAsia Festival
1 – 29 February 2020
Various venues
Michael Buble
4 & 5 February 2020
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
David Williamson’s Emerald City
8 – 29 February 2020
QPAC
Brisbane Comedy Festival
21 February – 22 March 2020
Various venues
Anh Do – The Happiest Refugee Alive
28 – 29 February 2020
QPAC
Mind Body Spirit Festival
28 February – 1 March 2020
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

MARCH

Ben Folds: The Symphonic Tour
11 – 12 March 2020
QPAC
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical
From 18 March 2020
QPAC
World Science Festival Brisbane
25 – 29 March 2020
Brisbane, Various Venues
National 4×4, Boating and Fishing Expo
27 – 29 March 2020
Brisbane Showgrounds

APRIL

Good Friday – Friday, 10 April 2020
Marvel Universe Live!
11 – 13 April 2020
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Easter Sunday – Sunday, 12 April 2020
Easter Monday – Monday, 13 April 2020
Under the Southern Stars
18 April 2020
Riverstage
ANZAC DAY – 25 April 2020 ( Qld Public Holiday)
Anzac Day Parade
25 April 2020
Adelaide Street, Brisbane CBD
Spirit of Dance
30 April 2020
QPAC

MAY

Labour Day QLD – Monday, 4 May 2020
QLD Public Holiday
Anywhere Festival Brisbane
7 – 24 May 2020
Various venues
SHREK the Musical
From 9 May 2020
QPAC
Mother’s Day – Sunday, 10 May 2020
Backstreet Boys – DNA World Tour
20 May 2020
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Madman Anime Festival 2020
22 – 24 May 2020
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

JUNE

Brisbane Marathon Festival
6 -7 June 2020
Brisbane
MELT 2020: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture
18 – 28 June 2020
Brisbane Powerhouse
Disney on Ice – Dare to Dream
26 – 29 June 2020
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
The Tap Pack
30 June – 4 July 2020
QPAC

JULY

Billy Elliot the Musical
From July 2020
QPAC
Wallabies v Ireland
4 July 2020
Suncorp Stadium
Bespoke 2020 Dance
31 July – 8 August 2020
Brisbane Powerhouse

AUGUST

Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents Harry Potter and the order of the Phoenix
1 August 2020
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
EKKA
7 – 16 August 2020
Brisbane Showgrounds
Brisbane Boat Show
19 – 24 August 2020
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
EKKA Wednesday – 12 August 2020 (Brisbane Public Holiday)

SEPTEMBER

BIGSOUND Festival
1 – 4 September 2020
Fortitude Valley
Father’s Day – Sunday, 6 September 2020
Julia Morris – I’m not even joking
26 September 2020
QPAC

OCTOBER

OCTOBERFEST
Dates tbc
Brisbane Showgrounds
Good Food & Wine Show
Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday – Monday, 5 October 2020
Wallabies v All Blacks
17 October 2019
Suncorp Stadium

NOVEMBER

James Reyne
27 & 28 November 2020
The Tivoli

DECEMBER

Queensland Ballet’s The Nutcracker
11 – 19 December 2020
QPAC
Queensland Ballet’s QB Academy 60th Anniversary Performance
14 December 2020
QPAC
Brisbane International
Date tbc
Queensland Tennis Centre
QLD Pops Orchestra: New Year’s Eve Gala Variety Concert
31 December 2020
QPAC
NYE’s Fireworks Spectacular
31 December 2020
South Bank

Looking for somewhere to stay? West End Central Apartments have 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 Stadium and Max Watts.

With a choice of compact hotel style rooms and self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, parking and FREE WiFi, why not book a few nights with us in Brisbane’s West End!

* note that this list was correct at time of publication. Events are subject to change, please check directly with the event organiser.