Brisbane Arcade Is Celebrating 100 Years And You’re Invited

The crown jewel of Brisbane 

By Bianca Licina | 8th April 2024

If you’ve ever called Brisbane home, then it’s likely you’re well-acquainted with Brisbane Arcade. Whether it’s where you scored your first job, was a hangout spot for you and your friends, or is where you shopped for your wedding dress, it’s safe to say everyone has a fond memory of this beloved establishment.

Nestled between The City’s many modern stores, Brisbane Arcade stands proudly as the ultimate test of time. An enduring icon in Brisbane, Brisbane Arcade is deeply rooted in the city’s heritage, famous for its stained glass windows and charming interiors. Since its opening, Brisbane Arcade has been a bustling hub of style. In its early days, locals would frequent the arcade to shop their favourite fashion, tailors, dining, and jewellery. Today, a century on from when it opened its doors in 1924, Brisbane Arcade has solidified its place as a quintessential Brisbane landmark, maintaining its allure for shoppers seeking a touch of old-world charm and tradition in their shopping experience.


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This year marks 100 years since the Brisbane Arcade opened its doors and celebrations are in order! You’re invited to join the festivities in marking this major milestone. 

On Friday 19 April, fans and followers will gather outside the arcade on Queen Street Mall where a cake-cutting ceremony with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner, giveaways, and entertainment from different eras will take place. Join in on the group photo to cherish a personal keepsake from the special event and share memories from your time in the arcade over the years. 

A day to reminisce and celebrate, Brisbane Arcade invites you to join them. 

Header image: @brisbanearcade @nature_nurturer

By Bianca Licina Certified shopaholic, Bianca is happiest in her favourite pair of jeans with a piccolo latte in hand.




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