Reach for the Stars
Fri 9 — Sun 11 Sep

Reach for the Stars

Turn your gaze to the stars as we celebrate the celestial.

One of the hits of last year’s festival, Brisbane’s Art Boat will take to the river again, bedecked in a stunning installation by internationally renowned, Brisbane-born artist, Lindy Lee. And over at West Village, international artist Luke Jerram’s Planet Series kicks off with Museum of the Moon – a fusion of lunar imagery, moonlight and surround sound.

Midnight Moonlight Cruise - Brisbane's Art Boat
Weekend Highlight
Sat 10 Sep

Midnight Moonlight Cruise - Brisbane's Art Boat

The ultimate celestial experience.

#Wine and dine at West Village

What's On

Steeped in rich history, this landmark living heritage village is always abuzz.

WEST VILLAGE

Hungry?

WEST VILLAGE

Dive into delicious for divine food and delightful people.

HOLDING ACHILLES

JOIN THE GODS

HOLDING ACHILLES

An unlikely (and under told) classical love story delivered in a stunning new production – WORLD PREMIERE

BIGSOUND

MUSIC LOVERS

BIGSOUND

Discover the future of music with 150 artists showcasing their talents in venues across Fortitude Valley’s live music precinct.


#Saturday Full Moon Surprise

Celebrate the full moon on the Brisbane Art Boat Midnight Moonlight Cruise. Experience the Brisbane River as never before, immersed in Lindy Lee’s sublime installation — The Spheres, with live performances by Akosia and other guest artists.

EAT STREET NORTHSHORE

A FEAST OF THE SENSES

EAT STREET NORTHSHORE

A special one-of-a-kind experience and fun-filled adventure to satisfy your taste buds.

The Terrace, Emporium Hotel South Bank

Sunset Cocktails

The Terrace, Emporium Hotel South Bank

Take your night to new heights at the iconic The Terrace and bask in unrivalled views across Brisbane.

Emporium Hotel, South Bank

Stay and Play

Emporium Hotel, South Bank

Experience an exquisite new standard in boutique luxury accommodation.


#Luna Sunday

The moon connects us all — and this epic installation by international artist Luke Jerram gives us a glimpse into the lunar surface through the internally lit spherical sculpture representing 5km of the moon’s surface.

 Story Bridge Climb

Scale the Heights

Story Bridge Climb

Climb the iconic Story Bridge with a dawn, twilight or night climb.

QAGOMA

FOR CULTURE JUNKIES

QAGOMA

Chiharu Shiota — The Soul Trembles large-scale installation

Fish Lane

Fascinating Fish Lane

Fish Lane

A vibrant inner city laneway.


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