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

The sun is finally out, just in time for the weekend! Best we make the most of it. Lucky for us, from Thursday May 26 to Sunday May 29 there is plenty to do in Brisbane – you can celebrate community at a fun-filled street fiesta, eat your way through Brisbane's bug and oyster trail, discover a rising songstress or play after dark at an illuminated art show. Here's our pick of some of the best things to do this weekend ... more

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Ben Lee, tastebud-tantalising bites and Bluey – the ultimate guide to Teneriffe Festival
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Ben Lee, tastebud-tantalising bites and Bluey – the ultimate guide to Teneriffe Festival

The momentous occasion is near – Teneriffe Festival will be descending upon Vernon Terrace in just two short weeks! Bringing with it a bevy of brews, bites, beats and feel-good vibes, the street-wide fiesta is set to be one fun-filled day out. So you know what to do this Saturday May 28, we have curated the ultimate Teneriffe Festival guide. Here are our must-do picks ... more

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A huge vegan market is coming to Portside Wharf
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A huge vegan market is coming to Portside Wharf

Cupcakes, cookies, burgers, loaded fries, pizza, fudge – these are some of the mouth-watering plant-based bites you can devour at the QLD Vegan Markets. Coming to Portside Wharf for the first time ever this June, these jam-packed markets promise a day full of flavourful vegan fare, locally made treasures and top-notch vibes. more

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A swarm of illuminated bees is coming to West Village
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A swarm of illuminated bees is coming to West Village

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 Friday May 20 and to celebrate, West Village is welcoming a bee-centric installation into its midst from acclaimed Australian visual-design masterminds Dead Puppet Society. On top of this, the precinct is hosting an un-bee-lievable selection of free activities throughout May. Here’s all of the buzz-worthy news … more

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Noods by night – Brisbane Night Noodle Markets presented by Citi set to return this June
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Noods by night – Brisbane Night Noodle Markets presented by Citi set to return this June

It's been a few years between serves of bao, chargrilled chicken skewers, flying noodles and twisted potatoes, but after a pandemic-induced hiatus it seems like the Night Noodle Markets is finally making its return to Brisbane. For 12 nights from Wednesday June 15 until Sunday June 26, the City Botanic Gardens will be filled with the seductive smells of street food from some of the country's most beloved vendors. more

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Celebrate producers, growers and flavour-makers at this year's Scenic Rim Eat Local Week
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Celebrate producers, growers and flavour-makers at this year’s Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

A self-guided tour of the Scenic Rim is one of our favourite ways to spend a spare weekend, but a visit becomes essential when Scenic Rim Eat Local Week rolls around. There's simply no better time to cruise inland and take in the natural splendour of the region, as that's when the growers, artisans and culinary wizards put on a show for the entire state to enjoy. This year's program boasts everything, from bush tucker cooking workshops, cocktails with camels and long lunches to paddock feasts, beer- and banter-filled brunches, and wintertime harvest festivals. The 11th annual Scenic Rim Eat Local Week is running from Saturday June 25 to Sunday July 3 – here's what's on the cards ... more


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Become a culinary wizard in no time with help from Regional Flavours' mouth-watering masterclasses
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Become a culinary wizard in no time with help from Regional Flavours’ mouth-watering masterclasses

We hope you're hungry, fellow gourmands! Everyone’s favourite food-and-drink festival Regional Flavours is returning to South Bank Parklands from May 13–15, with an excellent array of Australia’s most celebrated chefs and local producers. Plus, this year's tantalising event is jam-packed with culinary masterclasses that are just waiting to be dived in to. From French-cheese tastings to gin-filled workshops, here's a sneak peek of what's to come this May ... more

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Dine BNE City
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Fine dining delights, midday munches and wine-filled wonder – Dine BNE City is back with an impressive line-up of The City’s best bars and restaurants

Despite the tumultuous nature of the past two years, Brisbane's dining scene has continued to leap from strength to strength. Our glorious city is saturated with curious epicurean delights, boasting a truly delightful palette of bars, restaurants and cafes that can, quite frankly, rival our southern counterparts (we're coming for you, Melbourne). What better way to celebrate our cracking culinary offerings than with a month-long festival dedicated to highlighting the delectable offerings of our foodie scene? After incredible success last year, we are thrilled to announce that Dine BNE City is back with more than 100 exclusive offers and dining experiences scattered across the heart of our humble river city. This May 1–29, leave your leftovers at home, forget about the groceries and dive into delicious splendour as you indulge in the very best Brisbane City has on offer. more

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South Bank’s signature food and drink festival, Regional Flavours, is back with a fresh and flavoursome offering
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South Bank’s signature food and drink festival, Regional Flavours, is back with a fresh and flavoursome offering

Attention all gourmands, bon vivants, connoisseurs and foodies! Everyone's favourite free food-and-wine festival Regional Flavours is returning to South Bank Parklands for 2022. The taste bud-tantalising weekend-long event will serve up some of Australia’s most celebrated chefs and local producers from May 13–15 – plus an incredible roster of entertainment. Bring your appetite because you'll need it for this delicious event, which just so happens to be free to attend! more

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Explore your own backyard with ESCAPE in the Scenic Rim's program of nature-based adventures
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Explore your own backyard with ESCAPE in the Scenic Rim’s program of nature-based adventures

Most of us have spent time in the Scenic Rim, but how many of us can say we've truly gone off the beaten track and enjoyed the region's true, natural splendour? If you, like us, are itching to exchange the hustle of the city for Southeast Queensland's wow-worthy vistas, national parks and local produce, we suggest having a look at ESCAPE in the Scenic Rim's month-long celebration of eco-friendly experiences, which includes everything from hikes and hot-air ballooning to luxury camping packages and picnic lunches with alpacas. more

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Australia's best independent frothie makers unite for the inaugural Juicy Beer Festival
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Australia’s best independent frothie makers unite for the inaugural Juicy Beer Festival

Australia's craft-beer scene has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade, with new breweries opening at a rapid clip. It can be hard to keep track of all of the new entrants to the industry across the country, but thankfully the geniuses behind brand-new froth fiesta Juicy Beer Festival is bringing a score of hot-shot hops alchemists together for a day of beery celebration on Saturday July 9. Read on to see who is coming to town with kegs in tow! more

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Sumptuous seafood feasts and sashimi platters – how to spend Easter at Eagle Street Pier
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Sumptuous seafood feasts and sashimi platters – how to spend Easter at Eagle Street Pier

Easter and all of its chocolatey goodness is just around the corner and we can't wait to spend our long weekend sipping, snacking and soaking up the best that Brisbane has to offer. Where is the perfect place to indulge in the long-weekend festivities? Eagle Street Pier, of course! From Good Friday seafood feasts to tantalising Thai banquets, there's something to suit all taste buds this Easter at the Pier ... more

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Spoil Mum with bubbles and bites at Treasury Hotel's Mother's Day Chandon High Tea
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Spoil Mum with bubbles and bites at Treasury Hotel’s Mother’s Day Chandon High Tea

Although we're of the opinion that we should give thanks to Mum every day (seriously, they deserve all of the gratitude we can dish out), there's just one special day that we dedicate to maternal figures every year – Mother's Day. If you're seeking somewhere special to take Mum on Sunday May 8, we know of a luxe sipping and snacking session that they are sure to love – Treasury Brisbane's Mother's Day Chandon High Tea. Put your pinkies up in anticipation of this lavish Mother's Day affair ... more

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Make mum feel extra special at these mouth-watering Mother’s Day events
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Make mum feel extra special at these mouth-watering Mother’s Day events

Let's be real – every day deserves to be Mother’s Day. Why? From bringing us into this world to all the contributions (and sacrifices) they make, being a maternal figure is no easy feat. That being said, Mother’s Day is still a great opportunity to tell your mother how much she means to you. If you're seeking somewhere special to take Mum on Sunday May 8, read on to find out where you can celebrate around the city – whether it be with a pint, a bottomless breakfast or a luxe four-course feast. more