Food
Brisbane Ice Cream Festival returns to West Village with frosty treats aplenty
Event News

Brisbane Ice Cream Festival returns to West Village with frosty treats aplenty

Calling all ice-cream addicts! All of our frosty dreams have come true – the Brisbane Ice Cream Festival is returning for its fifth year from Saturday March 26 to Saturday April 9. Presented by West Village, this annual dessert fiesta will once again take over the historic Peters Ice Cream Factory on Boundary Street for more than two weeks of jam-packed events dedicated to all things sweet, creamy and frozen. more

Food
Beers, barbecue and bang-on vibes – head to Rivermakers for its Heritage Quarter Open Day
Event News

Beers, barbecue and bang-on vibes – head to Rivermakers for its Heritage Quarter Open Day

If you've been keeping your eye on The Weekend Edition's headlines over the past six months, you'd have followed along as we documented the growth of riverfront hub Rivermakers. The Morningside precinct is getting ready to officially introduce itself to locals on Saturday April 9 with its Heritage Quarter Open Day – a family-friendly fiesta that will be offering plenty to eat, drink, make and create. Here's what's in store ... more

Food
Eagle Street Pier has reopened – here's where to sate your appetite while supporting the riverside locale
Event News

Eagle Street Pier has reopened – here’s where to sate your appetite while supporting the riverside locale

It's been a truly chaotic start of the year for hospitality venues, and one precinct that has been hit particularly hard is Eagle Street Pier. The waterfront entertainment and dining destination was a victim of the recent floods but, with some TLC, Eagle Street Pier is once again open to visitors. Eager to get out and support this beloved local? Here are some tasty offers to sink your teeth into this month ... more

Food
Sink some sudsy drops at Brewski's In Lieu of a Beer Festival Festival
Event News

Sink some sudsy drops at Brewski’s In Lieu of a Beer Festival Festival

With pandemic-related mandates putting the kibosh on many public gatherings over the past two years, Brisbane's festival circuit has taken its fair share of hits. Not even our city's strong craft beer community has been immune, with anticipated annual events like Brewsvegas placed on the back-burner for another year. Well, in good news for thirsty beer lovers across town, Petrie Terrace tipple temple Brewski is gamely stepping up to celebrate all things hops, yeast and malt with a mini craft-beer festival of its own. The In Lieu of a Beer Festival Festival (yes, that's its real name) kicks off its festivities this week, with a month-long program looking to fill March with beery cheer once again. more

Food
Bring your Esky and stock up on fresh produce at Scenic Rim's Farm Gate Trail
Event News

Bring your Esky and stock up on fresh produce at Scenic Rim’s Farm Gate Trail

With the end of summer nigh and our thirst for adventure at an all-time high, now is the perfect time to explore our own backyard. If you’re itching to get out and about, then we suggest hopping in your car and taking a picturesque drive to the Scenic Rim on Sunday March 13. Why this date, specifically? It's when Scenic Rim's Farm Gate Trail showcases smorgasbord of delicious produce and farm-fresh eats from the area's local makers. more

Food
Raise a glass – where to celebrate National Margarita Day in Brisbane
Event News

Raise a glass – where to celebrate National Margarita Day in Brisbane

Whether you like them shaken, stirred or frozen, the mighty margarita is a great sip for any occasion. To celebrate the much-loved libation of cocktail connoisseurs from all over, Tuesday February 22 marks the special day on the calendar where you have an excuse – nay, duty – to indulge in the classic Mexican concoction of tequila, lime and triple sec. If you’ve got a hankering for a marg, we’ve found some spots around our great city that are celebrating National Margarita Day. Cue some Jimmy Buffet and get ready to raise a toast to the ultimate sweet and salty blend! more

Food
Takeaway Thai feasts, cellar door tastings and whisky dinners – soak up the rest of summer at Eagle Street Pier
Event News

Takeaway Thai feasts, cellar door tastings and whisky dinners – soak up the rest of summer at Eagle Street Pier

We're nearing the end of summer, folks, and we are sad to see the silly season go. Before summer winds up, waterfront entertainment and dining destination Eagle Street Pier is squeezing out all of the season's goodness like a ripe orange. Not quite ready to farewell balmy nights spent feasting, imbibing riverside cocktails and catching up with friends? Here's how to spend the final weeks of February living it up by the river's edge ... more


Food
Chocolate nachos, lobster-filled banquets and waterfront views – delight your date at Portside Wharf
Event News

Chocolate nachos, lobster-filled banquets and waterfront views – delight your date at Portside Wharf

Attention, lovebirds! Valentine's Day is coming up fast with florists making huge orders, restaurants booking out and chocolate boxes flying off the shelves ahead of Monday February 14. If you're yet to lock in plans for you and your darling dearest, we know a riverside locale that is full of romantic activities – Portside Wharf. We're talking candle-lit dinners, cocktails by the water and rom-coms galore ... more

Food
Bao-filled high teas, lion dances and banquets galore – celebrate Lunar New Year at this inner-city hub
Event News

Bao-filled high teas, lion dances and banquets galore – celebrate Lunar New Year at this inner-city hub

The upcoming flip of the calendar not only brings a new month (it's nearly February already?), but a new celebration – Lunar New Year. This auspicious occasion injects a dose of colour, vibrance and delicious eats in to Brisbane and there's no better place to soak all of this up than Treasury Brisbane. The inner-city destination has got plenty of exciting events to help you welcome in the Year of the Tiger – from succulent banquets and lion dances to wishing trees and out-of-this-world high teas. more

Food
Laneway tea festivals, summer parties and car meets – BrisAsia Festival returns with a hearty dose of culture and fun
Event News

Laneway tea festivals, summer parties and car meets – BrisAsia Festival returns with a hearty dose of culture and fun

Get excited, folks – one of the city's most exciting cultural events, BrisAsia Festival, is back. From February 1–20, our city will come alive with the sights, sounds, tastes and experiences of Asia – no passport needed! From street-wide tea festivals full of boba to romantic gigs in gardens, here are some of the most exciting BrisAsia events popping up in Brisbane ... more

Food
Indulge in crackin' crustacean delights at this luxe lobster-roll pop-up coming to Kingscliff
Event News

Indulge in crackin’ crustacean delights at this luxe lobster-roll pop-up coming to Kingscliff

Haven't got plans for the upcoming January 26 public holiday? Well, consider this next piece of news as a sign to pack up the car and head south – to Kingscliff Beach Bowls Club, to be exact. It's here where you'll discover a lunch experience so mouth-watering, so indulgent and so sumptuous that you'll be going back for seconds – Lobster & Co.’s famous lobster rolls! Read on for all of the decadent details on arguably the most lavish pop-up dining experience of the summer ... more

Food
Dancing, drinks and delicious eats – we've planned the ultimate night out at the Ballet International Gala
Event News

Dancing, drinks and delicious eats – we’ve planned the ultimate night out at the Ballet International Gala

In case you missed it, the Ballet International Gala is pirouetting into town from January 26–30. Event-goers will be treated to a sizzling ballet showcase starring principal dancers from iconic institutions like The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Astana Opera and even our own Queensland Ballet. So you can have the ultimate night out at the theatre, we have pulled together a top-tier itinerary that will have you grabbing your tutu and tip-toeing around some delicious pit stops surrounding QPAC. more

Food
Rooftop soirees and culinary trips to Tokyo – countdown to midnight at Brisbane Quarter
Event News

Rooftop soirees and culinary trips to Tokyo – countdown to midnight at Brisbane Quarter

With 2022 imminent, it's time to lock in your New Year's Eve plans. If you're seeking a flavoursome feast to fill your belly, free-flowing champagne to wet your whistle with and live entertainment, we know just the place to perch this December 31 – Brisbane Quarter! So gather your mates and prepare for an evening filled with delicious food, great vibes and incomparable views of the fireworks. Oh, but first, read on to choose your New Year's adventure ... more

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

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
Event News

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

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

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

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

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

Food
Unite against violence this November at the White Ribbon Breakfast
Event News

Unite against violence this November at the White Ribbon Breakfast

With so much happening the past year and a half, some of the most important social issues we face as a country have taken a back seat. One such matter is domestic and family violence, a pertinent problem that bares a staggering set of statistics that cannot be ignored. To help put the spotlight back on this heartbreaking issue and what we can do to collectively take a step in the right direction, the Queensland Government has once again organised the White Ribbon Day Breakfast. Taking place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday November 26, this morning meet-up aims to to educate and inspire change – and fill some hungry bellies in the process. more