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Comedy greats, prolific plays and a festival of cheese – here’s what’s on in Brisbane this weekend
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Comedy greats, prolific plays and a festival of cheese – here’s what’s on in Brisbane this weekend

As we move into winter, there’s no better way to fill these chilly days than with a jam-packed weekend of culture, comedy and food. From an action-packed cheese festival to pasta dishes by an Italian-cuisine connoisseur, captivating theatre and seriously funny stand-up, Brisbane is heating up just in time for this cold snap of a weekend. Here’s what not to miss from May 23 to May 26 … more

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Wine walks, sushi and rainforest raves – don’t miss these delicious Dine BNE City special events
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Wine walks, sushi and rainforest raves – don’t miss these delicious Dine BNE City special events

As June approaches, get ready for Brisbane’s annual culinary celebrations to transform The City into an epicentre of epicurean extravagance. From June 1–30, a sizzling selection of more than 55 of Brisbane’s best restaurants and bars will showcase ​its spectacular food scene with a jam-packed program full to bursting with culinary events as part of Dine BNE City. From urban rainforest soirees to wine walks, sashimi celebrations and much more, here are four flavoursome happenings you won't want to miss. more

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Cure your winter blues at Stone & Wood's beloved Festival of the Stone
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Cure your winter blues at Stone & Wood’s beloved Festival of the Stone

Stone & Wood's annual fiesta is making its return on Saturday, June 1 for another year of beers, bites and beats. This year, Festival of the Stone has snagged music acts like Dan Sultan, Beddy Rays, The Beefs and more to headline its stage, whilst the sud-sanctuary will welcome a fleet of food trucks and limited-edition brews. With funds going towards the local homeless hub Fletcher Street Cottage, Festival of the Stone is set to celebrate its local community and beyond. more

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Fireside heats up Dine BNE City with another year of decadent eats and delicious cocktails
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Fireside heats up Dine BNE City with another year of decadent eats and delicious cocktails

After unveiling its program last week, Dine BNE City has marked its return to the Brisbane culinary calendar with a bang. This year, the 30 delectable days of foodie festivities are led by the return of Fireside on May 31. The grounds of St. Stephen's Cathedral will once again transform into Brisbane’s dining event of the year. Dine your way through the delicious line-up of dishes brought to you by The City’s leading eateries – as well as exclusive cocktail creations and live music. Here’s what’s in store … more

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Eat, drink and be merry as Dine BNE City returns for the month of June
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Eat, drink and be merry as Dine BNE City returns for the month of June

Hark and hear what festivities approach us! The City is set to once again be transformed into an epicentre of epicurean extravagance, as Dine BNE City returns this June. For 30 delectable days The City will celebrate its spectacular food scene with a jam-packed program full to bursting with special set-menu lunches, exclusive suppertime soirees, a safari of bar-crawling boisterousness and one-of-a-kind dining experiences. Today the full Dine BNE City program is revealed – here are our highlights … more

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Go back to Bacchus with this eminently elegant Mother's Day High Tea
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Go back to Bacchus with this eminently elegant Mother’s Day High Tea

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all women are queens. Mothers perhaps doubly so. If you're looking to treat your matriarch like the monarch she is this Mother’s Day, the Bacchus High Tea is just the ticket! Featuring an all-new menu of divine sweet and savoury bites, plus a few special touches in honour of the special day, this incomparable high-tea experience is fit for a queen! more

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Mum Cha, pop-up bars and high teas – here’s what to do for Mother’s Day this year
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Mum Cha, pop-up bars and high teas – here’s what to do for Mother’s Day this year

It’s that special time of year again where we get to celebrate the motherly figures in our lives with a day dedicated just to them. Struggling to convey your appreciation for the gift of life and all that unconditional love and stuff? While finding something worthy of Mum is no easy feat, we’ve rounded up the best festivities on offer this year – from bottomless brunches to heavenly high teas, delicious dinners and unique experiences. more

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Fortitude Valley's Full Moon Restaurant & Bar is hosting a splash of a Thai New Year party
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Fortitude Valley’s Full Moon Restaurant & Bar is hosting a splash of a Thai New Year party

Earlier this year, the Thai-food institution Full Moon Restaurant & Bar made the move across the block to Chinatown Mall, leaving behind the Wickham Street venue it knew for many moons. While the location may have changed, the restaurant’s flair for authentic Thai experiences has most definitely not. On April 13, Full Moon will be ringing in the Thai New Year with a splash. Keep reading to find out more … more


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Annual street party Stones Corner Festival announces its 2024 line-up of tunes and brews
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Annual street party Stones Corner Festival announces its 2024 line-up of tunes and brews

Pop Sunday May 5 in the diary and consider your Labour Day long-weekend plans officially sorted – Stones Corner Festival is back to deliver another action-packed day and night of live music, street-style feasting and top sips from your favourite breweries. Electronic dance-music trio The Potbelleez will headline the festival's bonzer bill of homegrown talent, set to have revellers dancing in the street well into the night. more

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Grab a slice and meet the brewer at Woodfired Fridays x 10 Toes Brewing
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Grab a slice and meet the brewer at Woodfired Fridays x 10 Toes Brewing

Every Friday afternoon, locals descend on Treasury Brisbane's open-air Hotel Courtyard to sip and snack at Woodfired Fridays – the ultimate knock-off spot where piping-hot pizzas, moreish snacks and ice-cold drinks are served up to the tune of live entertainment. On Friday March 1, craft-beer enthusiasts are in for a treat with a special edition of Woodfired Fridays to feature award-wining young-gun brewer Josh Batten, the hops maestro at famed Sunshine Coast brewery, 10 Toes Brewing. more

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Feel empowered this International Women’s Day with Lina Rooftop’s powerhouse panel of women
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Feel empowered this International Women’s Day with Lina Rooftop’s powerhouse panel of women

On March 7, Brisbane’s coveted sky-high location will be celebrating International Women’s Day and toasting to the achievements and contributions of Australian women. Backdropped by city views, journalist Anna Rawlings will be hosting an impressive line-up of artists, entrepreneurs and advocates for an inspiring conversation about inclusion, connection and empowerment. more

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Pinkies up – you're invited to an afternoon of opulence with High Tea at The Lab
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Pinkies up – you’re invited to an afternoon of opulence with High Tea at The Lab

The ever-elegant pastime of high tea has long been steeped in sophistication and The Lab's latest high tea service pays homage to this treasured tradition. The afternoon experience has been carefully curated by executive chef Steven Jones and features a seemingly endless procession of petite plates, French teas and fine bone chinaware. This lavish tea party of decadence and delights is hosted on weekends only – here's what's on offer ... more

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Cap off your weekend with sunrise pilates, champagne brunches and seafood feasts at Portside Wharf's Sundazed Sessions
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Cap off your weekend with sunrise pilates, champagne brunches and seafood feasts at Portside Wharf’s Sundazed Sessions

Got a case of the Sunday scaries? Portside Wharf's all-new Sundazed Sessions are the perfect antidote. Until March 31, the riverside precinct is turning the classic Sunday session on its head and making it an all-day affair, serving up a swag of weekly dining deals and exclusive events from free sunrise pilates to champagne-and-pastry brunches, ten-course seafood feasts and the happiest of happy hours. Here's a taste of what's in store. more

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Roadtrip to the country and come home with a boot full of produce from the Towri Growers Market
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Roadtrip to the country and come home with a boot full of produce from the Towri Growers Market

The weekend trek to the supermarket can sometimes be a bit of a chore, but luckily our country neighbours are here to give us a change of scenery for our Saturday shop, inviting us to the Scenic Rim to share their produce at the Towri Growers Market. Baa-ring every green bag you own to fill up with artisanal delights direct from the farmers. Talk about paddock-to-plate! more

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BrisAsia is back to ring in the Lunar New Year with dumplings, dragons and dancing
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BrisAsia is back to ring in the Lunar New Year with dumplings, dragons and dancing

The coveted cultural event is making its highly anticipated return with 11 suburbs across Brisbane set to showcase the best of our city’s Asian culture this February. Last year, BrisAsia saw its highest turnout yet, with more than 24,000 people participating in this city-wide celebration of Brisbane’s diverse Asian community. For its 12th run, the festival is back and better than ever – kicking off the lunar new year with a stacked program featuring more than 20 events from dancing dragons to dumplings. Running from Thursday, February 1 to Sunday, February 1, here’s what’s not to miss … more

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Brisbane Quarter is ready to wine and dine you this Valentine's Day
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Brisbane Quarter is ready to wine and dine you this Valentine’s Day

With the perfect riverside location, Brisbane Quarter boasts some of the City’s best dining experiences, featuring romantic interiors, spectacular views and distinguished dishes from leading chefs. Let this epicentre for luxury take care of your Valentine’s Day date night with an evening of elegance. Here’s where to book this February 14 … more