King George Square

Brisbane CBD
Brisbane QLD  4000

Phone: (07) 3403 8888

King George Square is a public square, located between Adelaide Street and Ann Street (and between two sections of Albert Street), in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Adjacent to King George Square is Brisbane City HallOriginally, Albert Street ran west from the Botanic Gardens as far as Ann Street and the original city markets. A square was located between Ann Street and Adelaide street, south of Albert Street and was called Market Square. This became the site of the Brisbane City Hall (which was completed in 1930). The City Hall was set back from Albert Street and this widened area of the street, and some land north of Albert Street, was renamed Albert Square in honour of Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria.HistoryFollowing the death of King George V in 1936, the square was widened to include the area which had been Albert Street, and renamed King George Square in honour of the King. The bronze Lion sculptures, which "guard" the King George Square entrance to the Brisbane City Hall, were initially on large sandstone plinths, as part of the George V memorial, which was unveiled in 1938, as a tribute to the King from the citizens of Brisbane.

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Photos with SANTA at BrisStyle Markets King George Square

Photos with SANTA at BrisStyle Markets King George Square
06:00 pm - 07 December 2018

At King George Square

Back again and on fire, Think Tank will be on site at the 2018 Santa Markets bigger and better than ever!! 2018 will see us upgrade our booth to a brand new Santa...

Brisbane Twilight Markets

Brisbane Twilight Markets
04:00 pm - 07 December 2018

At King George Square

The Brisbane Twilight Markets, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, is a meet-the-maker event and is the only Brisbane-based marketplace selling 100% locally...

Brisbane Twilight Markets

Brisbane Twilight Markets
04:00 pm - 07 September 2018

At King George Square

The Brisbane Twilight Markets, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, is a meet-the-maker event and is the only Brisbane-based marketplace selling 100% locally...

PHOTO CUBES at BrisStyle King George Square

PHOTO CUBES at BrisStyle King George Square
03:00 pm - 07 September 2018

At King George Square

JOIN US AT THE BRISSTYLE MARKETS AT KING GEORGE SQUARE IN THE CBD! WE WILL BE OFFERING PHOTOCUBES ON SITE, SO COME ON DOWN AND CHECK OUT THE AMAZING VIBES, SOUNDS...

PHOTO CUBES at BrisStyle Markets King George Square

PHOTO CUBES at BrisStyle Markets King George Square
05:00 pm - 01 June 2018

At King George Square

We are excited be to back at King George Square for another year in 2019 as we bring our rotating photo cubes! You have been asking for them and so we are bringing...

Brisbane Twilight Markets

Brisbane Twilight Markets
04:00 pm - 01 June 2018

At King George Square

The Brisbane Twilight Markets, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, is a meet-the-maker event and is the only Brisbane-based marketplace selling 100% locally...

Brisbane Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees

Brisbane Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees
01:00 pm - 25 March 2018

At King George Square

END THE WARS CLOSE THE CAMPS BRING THEM HERE Speakers include: * The Very Rev. Dr Peter Catt, Dean of St John's Anglican Cathedral, Brisbane. * Ros McLennan is...

Brisbane Student Protest: Oppose the Liberals 2.2 Billion Dollar Education Cuts

Brisbane Student Protest: Oppose the Liberals 2.2 Billion Dollar Education Cuts
01:00 pm - 21 March 2018

At King George Square

The Liberals have introduced a 2.2 billion dollar cut to the higher education sector, the largest university funding cut in Australian history. On top of this,...

Brisbane Twilight Markets

Brisbane Twilight Markets
04:00 pm - 02 March 2018

At King George Square

The Brisbane Twilight Markets, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, is a meet-the-maker event and is the only Brisbane-based marketplace selling 100% locally...

Brisbane Christmas Markets

Brisbane Christmas Markets
09:00 am - 09 December 2017

At King George Square

The Brisbane Christmas Markets, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, is a meet-the-maker event and is the only Brisbane-based marketplace selling 100% locally...

$10 photos with Santa printed on site! 6x8" Prints in Brisbane!

$10 photos with Santa printed on site! 6x8" Prints in Brisbane!
09:00 am - 09 December 2017

At King George Square

We are so excited to be offering photos with Santa at the BrisStyle Brisbane Markets this year!!! Santa will be set up in the Think Tank Marquee ready to have his...

Community breakfast at King George Square

Community breakfast at King George Square
07:00 am - 04 October 2017

At King George Square

Come along for a free breakfast on Wednesday 4 October 2017 to launch Safe Work Month! Drop in to King George Square, Ann Street, Brisbane from 7.00am to 9.30am: • Meet...

Brisbane German Week Opening Ceremony

Brisbane German Week Opening Ceremony
10:01 am - 01 October 2017

At King George Square

Day 1 | Brisbane German Week 2017 Opening Ceremony (Public Event) Der Oktoberbaum (Oktoberpole)! A German tradition that marks the beginning of spring brought...

Oktoberfest Brisbane presents Oktoberpole

Oktoberfest Brisbane presents Oktoberpole
10:00 am - 01 October 2017

At King George Square

FREE ENTRY! Food, Drinks, Stalls and HUMAN FOOSBALL! To celebrate the official opening of Brisbane German Week and to kick off the 10th Oktoberfest Brisbane, we...

Prayer for Peace

Prayer for Peace
05:30 pm - 17 September 2017

At King George Square

Islamic Council of Queensland has brought faith leaders from 7 different religions to join in solidarity against the persecution of Rohingya people and to pray for...

Brisbane Twilight Markets

Brisbane Twilight Markets
04:00 pm - 01 September 2017

At King George Square

The Brisbane Twilight Markets, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, is a meet-the-maker event and is the only Brisbane-based marketplace selling 100% locally...

Korean Cultural Festival 2017 at King George Square

Korean Cultural Festival 2017 at King George Square
10:00 am - 12 August 2017

At King George Square

Hello Brisbane! Following our most successful Korean Festival ever held in history last year with over 50,000 visitors throughout the day, we are BACK again! Join...

Gospel Street Music

Gospel Street Music
11:00 am - 10 June 2017

At King George Square

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