Food
Bid adieu to 2021 at Will & Flow's Saint-Tropez New Year’s Eve soiree
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Bid adieu to 2021 at Will & Flow’s Saint-Tropez New Year’s Eve soiree

We're nearly there, friends – the final month of 2021 is upon us and we're ready to dive head-first into all of the festive end-of-year celebrations that await us. One such soiree is Will & Flow's Saint-Tropez-themed New Year’s Eve party, which will see revellers say au revoir to the year that was with sparkling sips, savoury delights and French Riviera vibes. more

Food
Live tunes and flavoursome fare – celebrate New Year's Eve in style at Portside Wharf
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Live tunes and flavoursome fare – celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at Portside Wharf

As the humid weather and constant soundtrack of carols signifies, Christmas is creeping closer. When Santa has been and gone, it's time to pop some bottles, put on your boogie shoes and celebrate New Year's Eve. So you can salute the new year with top-tier eats, sparkling sips and some stellar live entertainment, Portside Wharf has got a solid line-up of events happening around the riverside precinct. Think world-class Italian feasts, cocktail-filled soirees and live singers under the stars ... more

Music
Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator to headline Splendour in the Grass 2022
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Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator to headline Splendour in the Grass 2022

After two quiet Splendour-less years, we're more than just a little bit excited to say that one of our favourite musical festivals is back with a vengeance – and a killer line-up, to boot! Splendour in the Grass has just announced a ripper roster of international and Aussie artists that will be headlining the country’s biggest celebration of music at North Byron Parklands from Friday July 22 to Sunday July 24, 2022. more

Step inside a life-sized book at Museum of Brisbane's new interactive exhibition The Storytellers: Next Chapter
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Step inside a life-sized book at Museum of Brisbane’s new interactive exhibition The Storytellers: Next Chapter

With La Niña set to take our summer plans inside, we feel pretty lucky that there are a bunch of exciting things you can do indoors in Brisbane. Arriving at just the right time to entertain not just us, but the little ones, is Museum of Brisbane’s new interactive exhibition The Storytellers: Next Chapter, which is set to turn the traditional museum experience on its head. From December 9, you and your tribe have the opportunity to plant sunflowers, graffiti jail cells and enter a life-sized storybook. more

Exhibitions
The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10) brings breathtaking works to QAGOMA
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The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10) brings breathtaking works to QAGOMA

When one travels overseas, we make an effort to tick off as many art galleries and museums from our bucket list that we can. Whilst we sit in transit and await the day we can once again globetrot to cultural institutions abroad, QAGOMA is helping us get our fill with The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10). Featuring a whopping 69 projects by emerging and established artists and collectives from across the globe, this breathtaking exhibition of recent and newly commissioned art will open on Saturday December 4 and will stick around until April 25, 2022. more

Theatre
Kylie Jenner and '90s nostalgia – La Boite Theatre lifts the curtain on its explosive 2022 season
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Kylie Jenner and ’90s nostalgia – La Boite Theatre lifts the curtain on its explosive 2022 season

We're close to running out of pages on our 2021 calendar and this means one thing – the new year looms and with it comes a collection of exciting events set to hit our city. Kelvin Grove entertainment destination La Boite Theatre will inject a bounty of thrilling theatre experiences into 2022 including killer comedies, heart-tugging musicals, reimaginings of Oscar Wilde favourites and rip-roaring page-to-stage adaptations. Here's a taste of what you can expect to hit the mainstage soon ... more

Fashion
Here's the low-down on Pacific Fair's hot-as-heck Black Friday deals
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Here’s the low-down on Pacific Fair’s hot-as-heck Black Friday deals

The week is upon us, friends – Black Friday is almost here! As we refine our shopping lists and scope out the bargains ahead of time, the fine folk at Pacific Fair have been so kind as to give us a little sneak peek of the very special offers this Black Friday weekend. Here's what you can expect when you roll into the bargain-filled shopping wonderland this Friday November 26. more


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Music
Dots+Loops Nonstop brings a kick-ass line-up of artists to Newstead Brewing Co. in Milton
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Dots+Loops Nonstop brings a kick-ass line-up of artists to Newstead Brewing Co. in Milton

Brisbane's music scene is absolutely thriving at the moment. New and established artists are once again taking to the stage after a rollercoaster 21 months. The next big concert celebrating local talent arrives in the form of Dots+Loops Nonstop, which is set to take over Newstead Brewing Co. in Milton on Sunday December 12. If you're looking for an excuse to gather your mates to sink a few beers while listening to some killer beats, consider this it. more

Community
Brace your wallets, it's back! Nab a sweet deal at Pacific Fair's cracking Black Friday sales
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Brace your wallets, it’s back! Nab a sweet deal at Pacific Fair’s cracking Black Friday sales

Black Friday is situated right in the sweet spot before Christmas – it's the perfect chance to refresh your threads before the silly season well and truly kicks off, while also offering the chance to get your gift shopping sorted. Plus, there's no feeling quite like bagging a bargain. It's a sense of smugness wrapped in satisfaction – you know what we're talking about. If you too love scoring a saving, go ahead and clear your calendar from Friday November 26 to Monday November 29 because the annual Black Friday sale is happening at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and it's better than ever. Plus, you’ll be rewarded just for shopping with Mr Consistent Espresso Martini mixers up for grabs! more

Music
For The Love announces its chockers 2022 line-up
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For The Love announces its chockers 2022 line-up

In what is truly a feast for our eyes, next year's festival calendar is brimming with some killer events. One sun-soaked gig to look forward to is For The Love, which will be bringing a jam-packed line-up of artists to the Gold Coast on February 19, 2022. With Dom Dolla, Crooked Colours, Mallrat and Allday on the cards, it's safe to say we'll be kicking off 2022 boogying our little butts off. more

Sport
Save the date! The 2022 Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo is back so start planning your outfit
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Save the date! The 2022 Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo is back so start planning your outfit

This year is absolutely flying by – before long we’ll be raising a glass to say sayonara to this tumultuous year and hello to a brighter 2022. Before you get too carried away with end-of-year revelry, we'd like to steal your attention momentarily to let you know that the Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo is galloping into town on Sunday January 9 – so go ahead and mark it in your calendar and start the new year in style. more

Markets
Spread the local love and hit up the best Brisbane Christmas markets
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Spread the local love and hit up the best Brisbane Christmas markets

We won't mince words (only pies) – it's more important now than ever to shop local and handmade when it comes to your festive-season gifting. Buying from Christmas markets pretty much generates nothing but positives – you get to pick up unique things that your friends and fam will love, as well as supporting local creatives with your patronage. If you’re searching for presents with a little more heart this year, save this round-up of Brisbane’s best Christmas markets and cross some names off your nice list. more

Food
Puttin' on the (sp)ritz – sesh by the river at Eagle Street Pier's pop-up Aperol bar
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Puttin’ on the (sp)ritz – sesh by the river at Eagle Street Pier’s pop-up Aperol bar

Spring is quite possibly our favourite time of year in Brisbane. Picnics in the park, alfresco sipping sessions and indulging in our cracker culinary scene are just some of the ways we love to spend spring in The City. We've recently discovered there's a new spot to while away your afternoons in this bloomin’ great season – at the Aperol Spritz Pop-Up at Eagle Street Pier. From Thursday November 11 to Saturday December 18, this breezy hub will transport you to Capri while you sip on Aperol cocktails and feast on bar snacks from some of Eagle Street Pier's most beloved restaurants. more

Community
Outdoor cinemas, glittery performances and spectacular light shows – the festive Christmas events taking over Brisbane
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Outdoor cinemas, glittery performances and spectacular light shows – the festive Christmas events taking over Brisbane

The weather is warming up, advent calendars are lining the shelves at your local grocery store and the familiar melismatic singing style of Mariah Carey has begun to fill the air – Christmas is coming up quicker than Rudolph can run! December in Brisbane is the most magical time of year for good reason, as The City lights up with vibrant light displays, wholesome carolling sessions and even appearances from Kris Kringle himself. So you can get in the festive spirit, we have rounded up the top things happening during Christmas in Brisbane. more

Music
Dust off your camping gear – the inaugural The Long Sunset festival is here to spotlight the Scenic Rim
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Dust off your camping gear – the inaugural The Long Sunset festival is here to spotlight the Scenic Rim

As Australia transitions towards some kind of post-pandemic normality, one very welcome arrival is the return of live music in the form of festivals and events – hooray! If you've lamented the lack of live music in your life, go ahead and pencil The Long Sunset festival into your calendar. The brand-new boutique event is set to hit the scenic rim on February 12, 2022, so dust off your camping gear because there's more than music for you to devour.  more

Food
Summer Nights at BQ is bringing Amalfi Coast vibes to Brisbane Quarter
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Summer Nights at BQ is bringing Amalfi Coast vibes to Brisbane Quarter

UPDATE MONDAY NOVEMBER 15: Please note that this event has now sold out. With international travel back on the cards for certain parts of the country as of this month, our wanderlust grows with the possibility of finally being allowed to explore outside our borders. Alas, us Queenslanders are probably going to be staying put a little longer – but that doesn't mean we can't live out our globetrotting dreams right here in Brisbane. Mediterranean vibes will be in full force on Thursday nights in November at inner city dining and drinking destination Brisbane Quarter, which is kicking off its pop-up playground Summer Nights at BQ on November 11. Picture a beach-inspired Malfy Gin bar and a DJ spinning chill-out tunes, and you're on the money, friend. more