Even though the summer days are behind us, and the weather is cooling down, things are heating up at Northshore Brisbane and your social calendar will be well and truly full into the winter months… and it all kicks off next weekend.

Get involved in a range of family-friendly activities including Australia’s biggest street art festival, local artisan markets, Mother’s Day celebrations and two sculptural exhibitions.

Head to Northshore Brisbane, the city’s largest canvas for celebrating and engaging with art, history and recreation, and immerse yourself in a new wave of Brisbane culture.


  1. Sculpture by the River returns to Northshore Brisbane

The two-part exhibition is returning to Northshore Brisbane and attendees will be treated to an array of sculptures, featured at both indoor and outdoor locations.

The indoor exhibition will be housed in The Shed, Northshore Brisbane’s newly refurbished event venue, and the outdoor exhibition will showcase sculptures in Northshore Brisbane’s brand-new riverside park, Maritime Green.

The indoor exhibition runs from 6-25 May, and the outdoor exhibition will be in place from 13 May – 10 July 2022.

To find out more, visit: https://northshorebrisbane.com.au/event/sculptures-on-the-river/


  1. Find a Unique Gift for Mum

Bring Mum down to Portside for Mother’s Day and browse all the goodies on offer at the Mother’s Day Market on Saturday 7 May, hosted by The Market Folk.

Spend the morning shopping the bespoke arts and crafts, homewares and other unique gifts and book a special lunch at one of the many dining options at Portside.

You’ll be spoiled for choice with limited edition and one-of-a-kind wares available from over 40 stallholders.

To find out more visit: https://www.portsidewharf.com.au/whats/portside-local-markets/


  1. Australia’s Largest Street Art Festival is Coming to Northshore Brisbane

Brisbane Street Art Festival has been pioneering Australia’s street art festival movement year after year and will be returning May 7-22 with its largest program yet, and Northshore Brisbane is proud to be the central hub of the 2022 festival.

Superordinary, located in one of our large-scale warehouses, will host a myriad of the program’s finest art events, including 12 live murals that you can watch come alive.

There will be buildings, fences and walls adorned with iconic murals by world-renowned artists with a full calendar of workshops, presentations and celebrations during May.

This is an unmissable event on Brisbane’s cultural calendar and a chance to celebrate the local creative industry.

For more information and a full calendar of events, visit: https://bsafest.com.au/


  1. Mother’s Day Picnic in the Park

Spoil Mum with a Mother’s Day picnic by the river, on Sunday 8 May at the Northshore Riverside Park, thanks to the Northshore Harbour Café.

Kicking off from 10am, find a shady, scenic spot and spread out the picnic blanket for a relaxing day in the autumn sunshine.

There will be QR coded signs scattered throughout Northshore Riverside Park, so you can relax as your custom hamper is delivered right to you.

Finish off the morning with a self-guided walk back along MacArthur Ave to admire the new street art installations along the fence line, being installed as part of this year’s Brisbane Street Art Festival.

To browse the menu and lock in your picnic blanket, visit: https://northshoreharbour.com.au/riverside-cafe/.

To find out more information about the Brisbane Street Art Festival installations, visit: https://northshorebrisbane.com.au/see-do/events/