Top events in Queensland

January
26

First held in 1982, each year Brisbane's Story Bridge Hotel celebrates Australia Day with the Cockroach Racing World Championship. More about the...

February
10

The biggest celebration of the year in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year is a huge party and a great time to visit Brisbane's Chinatown. The...

May
01

A mammoth street party equipped with 20 food outlets serving the finest marine cuisine and a range of bands and DJs to conduct the party vibe,...

Queensland Public Holidays

Below are listed the Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

In addition, Queensland observes all the Public Holidays observed nationwide.

2016

May
02
Labour Day
Start date:
2 May 2016
October
03
Queen's Birthday Celebrations
Start date:
3 October 2016

2017

May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
August
16
People's Day at the Brisbane Royal Queensland Show
Start date:
16 August 2017
October
02
Queen's Birthday Celebrations
Start date:
2 October 2017
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