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Good Food Month brings all-star chef reunions, yum cha high tea and one-off pop-ups to Brisbane
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Good Food Month brings all-star chef reunions, yum cha high tea and one-off pop-ups to Brisbane

If we can take something positive away from the hardships that 2020 has thrown at us, it’s a galvanised appreciation for the act of dining out. While the pivot of many of our favourite foodie haunts to takeaway was admirable (and delicious), we would be lying if we said we didn’t miss the atmosphere of sitting down to a meal at a bricks-and-mortar venue with our nearest and dearest. What a concept! Returning just in time for Brisbane’s dining scene to come out of a COVID-induced hibernation, Good Food Month is taking over our city with a series of unmissable epicurean experiences this November. more

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Celebrate spring with these bloomin' great happenings at Portside Wharf
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Celebrate spring with these bloomin’ great happenings at Portside Wharf

Can you believe we are already more than halfway through spring? To celebrate the arrival of warmer weather, Portside Wharf is blooming with seasonal deals and special offers across its shopping and dining precinct. Whether you want to catch up with your friends over a cocktail (or two), indulge in a little retail therapy or dine by the riverside, the Hamilton hub has got all of this and more from Thursday October 22 to Tuesday November 3. more

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Shop BNE City is back with shopping steals, pool parties and retro-inspired airport bars
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Shop BNE City is back with shopping steals, pool parties and retro-inspired airport bars

Grab your reusable shopping bags and comfy strolling shoes – the Shop BNE City weekend is back and better than ever! Taking place for one weekend only from Friday October 30 until Sunday November 1, this shopping bonanza is set to take over Queen Street Mall with bargain buys, pool parties, champagne picnics and Pan Am-esque airport bars. Dive in below for a sneak peek of what's on offer ... more

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Lagers, live tunes and finger-licking eats – Crafted Beer & Cider Festival announces a new date
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Lagers, live tunes and finger-licking eats – Crafted Beer & Cider Festival announces a new date

Following a momentary postponement, Crafted Beer & Cider Festival is back! The festival now falls on Saturday November 28 and as always, revellers can expect another froth-filled day of fun on the Gold Coast. Never one to disappoint, this year’s festival will see 40 of the craftiest beer-istas pouring 200-plus brews, including limited-edition sips and festival exclusives alongside a jam-packed line-up of entertainment and eats. So what are you waiting for? Pick up your mates, roll out the ol' picnic blanket and enjoy an afternoon of top-notch nosh, live music and some beautiful brews by the beach. more

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Jazzy picnics, Disney drive-ins and blockbuster motorcycle exhibitions – the best spring events to check out in Brisbane
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Jazzy picnics, Disney drive-ins and blockbuster motorcycle exhibitions – the best spring events to check out in Brisbane

Spring sees Brisbane bloom with a number of exciting events popping up all over the city. So you can streamline the new season celebrations, we have picked out some of the top events worth checking out from September to November. From month-long culture festivals to musical-filled picnics in the park, outdoor cinemas and world-exclusive exhibitions, there’s plenty to dive into this spring. more

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Italian eatery Salt Meats Cheese is putting on a belly-busting vegan feast for one night only
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Italian eatery Salt Meats Cheese is putting on a belly-busting vegan feast for one night only

While the name Salt Meats Cheese doesn't exactly scream 'vegan friendly', the team behind the popular stable of Italian restaurants (which boasts locations across Brisbane and on the Gold Coast) is actually well known for its expansive plant-based food offering. This September, SMC's popular all-vegan feasting event – aptly named Soul Meets Cheers – is returning to bring you the ultimate plant-based Italian banquet, for one night only. more


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Fill up on baos and boozy sips at Ling Ling's Dim Sum Disco Sundays
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Fill up on baos and boozy sips at Ling Ling’s Dim Sum Disco Sundays

Sequinned outfits, sparkling dancefloors and a whole lot of Donna Summer – we think disco is well and truly worthy of a comeback. Fortitude Valley's neon-lit late-night bar and eatery Ling Ling has caught disco fever and is launching a weekly party to celebrate. Kicking off this Sunday August 30, Ling Ling's Dim Sum Disco Sundays has it all – catchy beats, a delicious dim sum spread and bottomless sips. So don your best 70s attire and assemble your crew for the ultimate Studio 54-esque Sunday session. Who said disco was dead? more

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Say hello to spring at jazz-filled picnic party Blooms & Tunes
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Say hello to spring at jazz-filled picnic party Blooms & Tunes

The weather is warming up, flowers are blossoming across our vibrant city and fun times are on their way – spring is just around the corner, folks! Welcome the new season with good company and great vibes at Blooms & Tunes, an afternoon of music and picnic goodness held in Brisbane’s inner-city tropical haven, Roma Street Parkland. more

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Florals, flavours and furry-friend outings – our top five things to check out at Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
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Florals, flavours and furry-friend outings – our top five things to check out at Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

The longest-running floral event of its kind in Australia and the premiere celebration of all things spring – Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers continues to bloom in its 71st year. Picture-perfect flora, plenty of family-friendly fun and local foodie adventures are all on offer over the course of the entertainment-filled festival from September 18–27. So you know what events to make the roadtrip for (there are more than 30 of them!), we have curated our top five picks of (horti)cultural adventures to get around – from dog-friendly activities and street-art walking tours to grand floral parades and Ferris-wheel rides. Read on to discover what to add to your calendar ... more

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Real snow, baby yoga and picturesque picnics – South Bank Parklands has transformed into a fun-filled winter wonderland
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Real snow, baby yoga and picturesque picnics – South Bank Parklands has transformed into a fun-filled winter wonderland

Panoramic city views, lots of space to play and some of Brisbane's best dining destinations – South Bank Parklands is Brisbane's haven for family-friendly fun. The riverfront locale is going all out this month, with more than a few entertaining events to keep you occupied. With a magical snow-covered playground, yoga for bubs and tantalising takeaway eats, South Bank Parklands is the picture-perfect place to spend some quality time with family and friends this winter. more

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Fall into a dessert coma at seven-day chocolate celebration ChocWeek
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Fall into a dessert coma at seven-day chocolate celebration ChocWeek

Get ready to pull on your stretchy pants – Brisbane's only chocolate festival is back with sweet treats galore. To celebrate World Chocolate Day on Tuesday July 7, Hamilton retail and dining precinct Portside Wharf is hosting its annual week-long decadent dessert extravaganza – ChocWeek – from Monday July 6 to Sunday July 12. The precinct is taking notes from Willy Wonka and is temporarily transforming into a sugary haven, with Portside Wharf's much-loved vendors slinging an assortment of sweet treats. more

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The Beer Lounge unites craft breweries for an immersive seven-day digital festival
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The Beer Lounge unites craft breweries for an immersive seven-day digital festival

Much like going to your local pub or craft-beer boozer and ordering a pint, going to a large-scale beer festival is something that might not be on the cards for a while. Naturally, this has left many of Australia's smaller and independent breweries bereft of a vital promotional tool, limiting their outreach and hindering growth. To combat this, the legends behind Aether Brewing and Newstead Brewing Co. have teamed up to offer an out-of-the-box solution – a digital beer festival that you can enjoy while sitting on the couch. The Beer Lounge is launching ticket sales for its inaugural June event while also revealing its first wave of participating breweries. If you consider yourself a beer lover, then you'll want to take part – it could be the way of the future! more

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Take a virtual trip through our land down under – Tourism Australia presents Live from Aus
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Take a virtual trip through our land down under – Tourism Australia presents Live from Aus

Travelling is a bit of a sore spot right now – overseas trips are currently a no-go and even interstate travel is still banned – but that won't stop us from planning our next holiday. Set to inspire some serious domestic wanderlust, Tourism Australia has curated an entire weekend – aptly named Live from Aus – of exclusive access to some of the most awe-inspiring travel experiences Australia has to offer. So tune in from Saturday May 16 to Sunday May 17 to enjoy some dead-set amazing travel content – think iconic Aussie landmarks, award-winning restaurants, cuddly koalas and workouts with Chris Hemsworth's trainers. more

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West Village is buzzing with online activities to celebrate World Bee Day
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West Village is buzzing with online activities to celebrate World Bee Day

Whether it's the humble European honey bee, the hard-working Australian native bee or their other high-flying friends – bees are extremely vital for the preservation of our fragile ecosystem. In recognition of the importance of bees and their role in keeping our planet healthy, our favourite little honey-makers and super-important pollinators have a national day of recognition – World Bee Day. This year's World Bee Day falls on Wednesday May 20 and to celebrate, West Village has created an online hub dedicated to all things bees, butterflies and nature. Flying onto West Village's website from May 1–31, Village Bees is a month-long celebration featuring an un-bee-lievable selection of free online activities. From live tours inside a bee hive to honey-filled recipe tutorials, bee-friendly gardening tips and kids craft activities – West Village's calendar is buzzing with plenty of… more

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Heads up frothy fiends – Australia's first virtual beer festival is happening
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Heads up frothy fiends – Australia’s first virtual beer festival is happening

As the legendary Bob Dylan once mused, the times they are a-changin' and change they have. If you've been missing afternoons down at your local and beer-fuelled festivities in general, you aren't alone but we have a snippet of good news to help ease some of the pain. Heads up frothy fiends, Australia's first virtual beer festival is happening on Friday June 5 so go ahead and clear your calendar. more

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Cheese Week returns to Portside Wharf for a week-long celebration of all things fromage
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Cheese Week returns to Portside Wharf for a week-long celebration of all things fromage

From the perfect melt-in-your-mouth topping for our favourite carb-heavy dishes, to its status as a hero ingredient of any charcuterie board, cheese is a dangerously-addictive morsel that goes well with almost anything. To celebrate the appetite-stimulating dairy-based treat, Portside Wharf is hosting Cheese Week from Friday March 13 to Friday March 20, featuring a plethora of cheesy specials that are sure to supply a calcium hit. more

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Candy-coated musicals, froth-filled fests and queer flicks – the best events in Brisbane this March
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Candy-coated musicals, froth-filled fests and queer flicks – the best events in Brisbane this March

Another month, another bunch of awesome happenings to look forward to! Whether you're looking to chill out and listen to some live tunes at a backyard barbecue, bask in some toe-tapping theatre or immerse yourself in thought-provoking conversations on science and space, there's something for every leisure seeker on the calendar this month. We've put together a handy list of the coolest events happening in Brisbane this March, from science festivals full of wisdom and wonder to chocolate-covered musicals. more