#Stay COVID Safe

Being COVID Safe is a shared responsibility. We want you to enjoy the Festival and stay safe. Please follow COVID Safe practices when attending Festival events.

#Remember to

Stay home if you are unwell

Stay home if you are unwell

Stay home if you are unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath.

Maintain social distancing

Maintain social distancing

Keep 1.5m between yourself and others. You may attend events in your social or household group. Keep distance between yourself and other attendees.

Wash your hands regularly

Wash your hands regularly

Practice good hand hygiene. Wash your hands frequently and use hand sanitiser where provided.

Download the COVIDSafe app

Download the COVIDSafe app

Download and run the Federal Government’s official COVIDSafe app.

#Attending an event

COVID Safe messages

COVID Safe messages may be delivered before, during and after events. Listen out for information and follow the directions.

QR codes

Look for the QR code and register on arrival to events in public spaces.

COVID Safe signage

Look for COVID Safe signage and follow directions.


If an event space is crowded, stay away.

Feeling unwell during an event

If you become unwell during an event, locate event staff or first aid. In venues, approach a venue usher or staff member. In public spaces, locate a BF usher who will be wearing a BF t-shirt and lanyard.

Right to refuse

Businesses have the right to refuse service and must insist that anyone displaying COVID-19 symptoms leaves the venue. This applies to events held in and around performing arts venues, as well as in public event spaces managed by Brisbane Festival.

Public Transport

Using public transport? Keep up to date with COVID Safe travel updates.

Brisbane Festival is delivered under a COVID Safe plan. Our COVID Safe plan will be updated to align with the changing situation and our website will be updated with additional information over time.

Receive the latest Brisbane Festival news