3 Days at
Opening Weekend — 3 to 5 September
South Bank → Northshore, Hamilton
Start your weekend taking in a world premiere or two, explore BOQ Festival Garden, and cruise aboard Brisbane's Art Boat
#01 – Choose your own adventure
This evening you have two scene stealing events to choose from.
Either way, you’ll be leaving South Bank ready for more!
9:15pm at South Bank Piazza, BOQ Festival Garden
Transforming the South Bank Piazza into Gatsby meets Coachella, this is an irreverent reimagining of the Jazz Age, from the creators of the smash hit 'Boy & Girl' show.
#02 – Grab a bite to eat
If you're feeling hungry, choose from one of these Festival favourites in South Bank.
10% off for ticketholders on show day*
Ciao! The perfect intimate setting to enjoy a rustic Italian fare, The Spaghetti House Trattoria is ready to welcome your famiglia. *Groups of 8 or less.
#01 – Start the day with a matinee
Take it nice and easy, as you're in for a party tonight!
2pm at QPAC
Head to South Bank after lunch and book yourself in for a matinee show of Ishmael.
This world premiere is the latest work by the internationally acclaimed Dead Puppet Society who lend their trademark magic to Herman Melville’s beloved classic Moby Dick.
#01 – Destination River
Start your Sunday in style with a cruise on Brisbane’s newest floating art experience. Immerse yourself in the colourful, kinetic sound and light installations Sky Castle and Airship Orchestra.
3:30pm at Hamilton, Northshore
All aboard! Take your place on Brisbane’s Art Boat for a leisurely afternoon cruise.
While you’re floating down the river, take some time to wander through the interactive Airship Orchestra, enjoy live performances and visit the pop-up bar.
A remarkable fashion experience awaits, involving designers from across Australia.
First Nations Fashion: Walking in Two Worlds will showcase Indigenous fashion, dance, film and live music in a fashion show like no other. You’ll be glad you didn’t miss it!
7:30pm at South Bank Piazza, BOQ Festival Garden