A list of the various festivals that QPAC initiates or touches

QPAC presents or partners with many of Queensland's major arts festivals.

QPACOut of the Box Festival

Out of the Box is QPAC's biennial festival for children eight years and under that takes place at QPAC and across the Queensland Cultural Centre. Out of the Box is a cultural activity crafted to celebrate and support learning, play, curiosity and discovery for children and their families as they learn and grow together.
Visit the 2018 Out of the Box Festival website.


QPACQueensland Music Festival

Queensland Music Festival is the State's biennial celebration of music. QPAC is an industry friend of the Queensland Music Festival offering venue and presentation support.
Visit the Queensland Music Festival website


QPACQueensland Cabaret Festival

Queensland Cabaret Festival has a tradition of presenting local cabaret performers alongside the cream of Australian touring artists and international guests. Lead by the Queensland Cabaret Foundation and Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland Cabaret Festival continues its journey with QPAC as an industry friend offering venue and presentation support. Visit the Queensland Cabaret Festival website.


QPACBrisbane Festival

The city's premier International Arts Festival, Brisbane Festival presents cutting edge, diverse works from around the world, together with local artists and presentations for a fantastic celebration of people and a vibrant city. Brisbane comes alive in September! QPAC is an industry friend, supporting new productions, experiences and free live entertainment within the Brisbane Festival program, as well as providing venue and presentation support.Visit the Brisbane Festival website.



A much loved festival celebrating the arts and cultural practices of the world's First Nations Peoples, Clancestry is a QPAC signature event. The festival curates, produces and presents a program of inclusive and community lead arts experiences through performances, workshops, free events and conversations. Visit the Clancestry website.


QPACBrisbane Baroque

Brisbane Baroque celebrates the music of the Baroque era, the period in Western European art and music from about 1600 to 1750. It is the fulfilment of a dream for the organisers, Executive Director Jarrod Carland and Artistic Director Leo Schofield AM. Brisbane Baroque is presented in association with QPAC with many of the concerts presented at QPAC's Concert Hall.