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What's on in Brisbane this weekend
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What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

Considering last weekend was a complete write-off, we think you should make the most of your freedom and our great city by getting out and about this weekend. Support your local cafe, head to a museum or art gallery or check out one of the many exciting events listed below. Whatever you do, remember to mask up and stay safe! more

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Get ready for the new year – five unmissable events for 2021
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Get ready for the new year – five unmissable events for 2021

We won’t go on about 2020, except to say that we are expecting this year to be an absolute cracker (even if only by comparison). Luckily for us, there’s a next-level line-up of events hitting our shores in 2021, including both rescheduled shows and brand-new creations from some of the nation’s best event producers. Live events look like they're back and better than ever! more

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World-renowned chef, author and much-loved foodie Yotam Ottolenghi is coming to Queensland
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World-renowned chef, author and much-loved foodie Yotam Ottolenghi is coming to Queensland

While we may have been starved of events this year, 2021 is set to simulate our senses with a calendar jam-packed with tempting offerings. In event news that is sure to get tongues wagging, worldwide culinary sensation Yotam Ottolenghi has announced he will be touring Australia next year. With Yotam promising to spill some coveted cooking tips and industry stories, you can bank on this being one spicy session. more

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Say sayonara to 2020 at Treasury Brisbane's stellar New Year's Eve soirees
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Say sayonara to 2020 at Treasury Brisbane’s stellar New Year’s Eve soirees

Most people are looking forward to Christmas around this time of year, but if you're anything like us, you've got your eyes (and heart) set on New Year's Eve. Although the sky won't be full of fireworks this year, there are still a bunch of sparkling affairs happening around town, with some of the best courtesy of Treasury Brisbane. From riverside parties at the city's new overwater bar to Asian-inspired feasts at much-loved inner-city eateries – there's plenty to keep you entertained whilst you wait for the clock to strike midnight. more

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Kick off 2021 with a bang at these stellar New Year's Eve celebrations at Portside Wharf
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Kick off 2021 with a bang at these stellar New Year’s Eve celebrations at Portside Wharf

After the year we've endured, New Year's Eve 2020 is going to be one for the record books. So you can celebrate with delicious eats, sparkling sips and some truly killer live entertainment, Portside Wharf has got a huge line-up of events happening around the riverside precinct. From lavish Italian feasts and Mediterranean banquets to spirited seafood soirees and cheerful meals paired with live music, there's something for every type of reveller. more

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Dine, drink and be merry – Portside Wharf is full of feasts and festive fun this Christmas
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Dine, drink and be merry – Portside Wharf is full of feasts and festive fun this Christmas

The trees are up, the lights are twinkling and advent calendar chocolate is getting quickly devoured every morning – the most wonderful time of the year is here! So you can immerse yourself in the festive vibes, riverside dining and shopping destination Portside Wharf has got a smorgasbord of merry events – from Christmas Day feasts and live entertainment to special giveaways and even a few super-cute angels roaming around. more

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From fancy feasts to the finest at-home spreads – Treasury Brisbane has all of your festive dining covered (yule log included)
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From fancy feasts to the finest at-home spreads – Treasury Brisbane has all of your festive dining covered (yule log included)

December 25 is mere weeks away, festive folks! There’s no finer way to celebrate Christmas than at Treasury Brisbane, with the inner-city gem boasting an array of mouth-watering fare and joyful festivities this silly season. Whether you're searching for the perfect Christmas Day feast, need someone to take care of cooking for you, or you want to throw one impressive office party that your co-workers will never forget, the team at Treasury Brisbane has got plenty of merriment up its sleeves. more


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Coconut cocktails and mouth-watering Indonesian fare – W Brisbane is going to Bali, baby!
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Coconut cocktails and mouth-watering Indonesian fare – W Brisbane is going to Bali, baby!

Relaxing poolside with a cocktail in hand, sunset walks on the beach and luxe hotels – oh boy, do we miss travelling. Nothing says 'Straya more than a trip to Bali, the Indonesian beachside paradise that is a favourite amongst us Aussies. Although we can't get there at the moment (you know, an international pandemic and all), you can still live it up Bali-style right here in Brisbane! From Thursday November 12 to Sunday December 20, W Brisbane will be serving up a slice of its favourite island neighbour, W Bali-Seminyak, inviting city-dwellers to sip tantalising tropical-themed cocktails and devour delicious Indonesian eats by the poolside (sans the stained Bintang singlet). more

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Prepare for frosty fun – Daydreams and Ice Cream is taking over West Village
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Prepare for frosty fun – Daydreams and Ice Cream is taking over West Village

Since 1928, the heritage-listed Peters Ice Cream Factory has been the heart of Boundary Street in West End. For almost seven decades, the southside institution created millions of ice-creams (including the very first Drumstick cone!), until the factory closed its doors in 1996. To celebrate the legacy of this legendary Brisbane locale, West Village is throwing a treat-filled party for the ages – Daydreams and Ice Cream. What better way to welcome in summer than with plenty of sweet bites, live tunes and 'grammable art installations! more

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Start drafting your wish list – Shop BNE City has dropped its sizzling array of offers
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Start drafting your wish list – Shop BNE City has dropped its sizzling array of offers

It's that time of year again – the weather is starting to warm up, the florals are blooming and our favourite stores are filled with new-season fashion pieces that are just waiting to find a home in our wardrobes. If you need to elevate your springtime aesthetic with a shopping spree, then pencil Friday October 30 into your diary, as that's when Shop BNE City kicks off its legendary weekend-long festivities. more

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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