Find out what’s on in Brisbane and discover the best events near George Williams Hotel

With its central location and close proximity to some of Brisbane’s most iconic event venues, George Williams Hotel is a convenient ‘base’ for anyone wanting to take advantage of the many art, culture, music, seasonal and sporting events on the city’s social calendar!

Whether you love to cheer on your favourite sports team or prefer to give a standing ovation at the latest stage production, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


Iconic venues

Suncorp Stadium: located just a 20-minute walk from George Williams Hotel, Suncorp Stadium is the home ground of the NRL’s Brisbane Broncos and Rugby Union’s Queensland Reds. The venue also plays host to some of the biggest sporting events in the country (including the State of Origin!) and regularly transforms into a spectacular stage for world-famous performing artists. To view upcoming events, visit the What's On page of the Suncorp Stadium website.

QPAC: nestled in the Queensland Cultural Centre hub and only a ten minute walk from George Williams Hotel, QPAC is the place to enjoy the latest theatre, music, dance, comedy and special in-conversation talks. To find out what’s on during your stay in Brisbane, visit qpac.com.au.


Upcoming Highlights

5 August 2022 - BrisStyle Twilight Markets in King George Square 
6 - 14 August 2022 - Ekka Royal Queensland Show at the Brisbane Showgrounds
Until 25 August 2022 - Brisbane Broncos (Rugby League) Home Games at Suncorp Stadium 
22 - 26 August 2022 - Brisbane Fashion Festival at Brisbane City Hall
2 September 2022 - BrisStyle Twilight Markets in King George Square 
3 September 2022 - Matildas v Canada (Soccer) at Suncorp Stadium
6 - 9 September 2022 - BIGSOUND Festival at various locations around Brisbane
22 September 2022 - Socceroos v New Zealand (Soccer) at Suncorp Stadium 
2 - 24 September 2022 - Brisbane Festival at various locations around Brisbane
Until 3 October 2022 - Chiharu Shiota ‘The Soul Trembles’ Exhibition at Gallery of Modern Art
22 & 23 October 2022 - Nitro World Games at Suncorp Stadium 
Until 6 November 2022 - World of Wonder: Margot McKinney at Museum of Brisbane
5 - 11 November 2022 - Virtus Oceania Asia Games at various locations around Brisbane
22 November 2022 - Guns N’ Roses at Suncorp Stadium 
24 - 27 November 2022 - Fortinet Australian PGA Championship at Royal Queensland Golf Club
2 December 2022 - BrisStyle Twilight Markets in King George Square 
3 December 2022 - Justin Bieber ‘Justice World Tour’ at Suncorp Stadium 
21 January ​2023 - Elton John ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour’ at Suncorp Stadium 
Until 22 January 2023 - ‘Disney: The Magic of Animation' at Queensland Museum
29 January 2023 - Red Hot Chili Peppers with Post Malone at Suncorp Stadium 
17, 18 & 19 February 2023 - Ed Sheeran at Suncorp Stadium 
July - August 2023 - FIFA Women’s World Cup at Suncorp Stadium