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Grab your apron – the International Cake Show Australia is back!
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Grab your apron – the International Cake Show Australia is back!

Is baking a piece of cake? Or do your cakes not rise to the occasion? Either way, the International Cake Show Australia is the place to be. Whether you want to attend a masterclass, watch industry experts or just simply get your sugar fix, this event has something for everyone. The ultimate cake decorating competition is taking over Brisbane Showgrounds from May 18–20. more

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Party like a demigod when Paniyiri Greek Festival returns
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Party like a demigod when Paniyiri Greek Festival returns

Brisbane, the time is almost here – the haloumi is sizzling, the honey puffs are getting dusted with sugar and the zorba lines are approaching at a rapid pace. That’s right, Paniyiri Greek Festival is back! Returning to Musgrave Park and the newly renovated Greek Club from May 19–20, Brisbane’s biggest celebration of Greek culture will fill your belly and warm your heart. more

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Hello, momo – the courtyard party bringing cheese, wine and mimosas to The City
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Hello, momo – the courtyard party bringing cheese, wine and mimosas to The City

We’re calling it right now – mimosas are making a comeback. The humble mixture of sparkling wine and fruit juice is critically underrated for so many reasons – it’s delicious, it’s fresh and you won’t get judged for ordering it at breakfast. Hot off the heels of its sold-out wine and cheese event in March, Treasury Brisbane is once again turning its courtyard into an epicurean paradise – but this time, there will be citrus. Mark Friday May 11 in your diary because Wine, Cheese & Mimosas is about to get juicy. more

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Starlit movies, matching for prizes and picnic parties – what’s happening in The City this May
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Starlit movies, matching for prizes and picnic parties – what’s happening in The City this May

Folks, the wait is finally over – after a sultry summer, Brisbane is chilling out and embracing the change of seasons. Now that we can go out during the day without melting into a puddle, it’s the perfect time to explore what The City has to offer. It’s not just dining, drinking and shopping – there are plenty of cool activities going down that you might not even know about. From live tunes to garden parties and even interactive skylines, we’ve rounded up a list of things happening in The City this May that deserve your attention. more

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From sumptuous spreads to champagne garden parties – Mother’s Day celebrations for every mama
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From sumptuous spreads to champagne garden parties – Mother’s Day celebrations for every mama

She’s the one who has cooked you countless meals, consoled you through every horrible break-up, fixed your fringe when you tried to cut it yourself and always let you lick the wooden spoon after a cake-making session – yep, we’re talking about your mum. One day doesn’t seem like nearly enough to say thanks for all that she’s done, but it’s worth packing as much love as you can into your Mother’s Day proceedings. On Sunday May 13 (that’s Mother’s Day, in case you forgot), Treasury Brisbane will be celebrating all things matriarchal with a host of fantastic events to suit every kind of mama. From champagne garden parties to fancy high teas or even a family breakfast, it’s all taken care of. more

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Demi-pliés meet degustation – Spicers Retreats pairs with Queensland Ballet for an Australian-first
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Demi-pliés meet degustation – Spicers Retreats pairs with Queensland Ballet for an Australian-first

Fans of breathtaking ballet, bountiful feasts and boutique accommodation (or a combination of all three) are in for a real treat. Spicers Retreats and Queensland Ballet are teaming up for a series of truly unique experiences across three weekends and three luxury hotels, where intimate performances will be matched with exceptional cuisine, making for a one-of-a-kind getaway. more

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Let’s take it outside – Stone & Wood is throwing a huge backyard party this weekend
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Let’s take it outside – Stone & Wood is throwing a huge backyard party this weekend

Us Australians are well known for many things, but there are two particular qualities that we hold extremely high – we brew bloody good beer and we throw one hell of a party. The Byron Bay mavericks from Stone & Wood happen to be across both of these skills, and have teamed up with fellow legends Brewsvegas for a second year running to create a killer backyard bash. Held at the Old Museum on Saturday March 17, the party will combine tasty tipples, live tunes, mouth-watering eats and community atmosphere. more


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Keeping it street (food) – hip-hop and dumplings combine to stimulate your soul
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Keeping it street (food) – hip-hop and dumplings combine to stimulate your soul

Look, it’s common knowledge that both the Sydney and Brisbane nightlife scenes are copping a bit of a reputation as DOA – but this isn’t necessarily the case. Granted, there are some pretty silly laws in place at the moment, but our respective live music scenes are doing everything they can to keep the dream alive. One of the best ways to prove that we can still party is by throwing a party, and what better things to celebrate than music and food? On Thursday March 22, the legends at Stimulate your Soul will be taking it to the streets at Heya Bar for a night filled with two of the things closest to our hearts – dumplings and hip-hop. more

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Sip and sample your way through the south’s best wine and cheese
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Sip and sample your way through the south’s best wine and cheese

When it comes to top ways to spend an evening, you’d be hard-pressed to find anything more dreamy than swanning around a moonlit courtyard sipping and nibbling on some of Australia’s best wine and cheese. If this sounds like your kind of heaven, you will be thrilled with the next piece of news we are about to share. Coming to Treasury Brisbane for one night only on Friday March 24, Cheese and Wine of Southern Australia will showcase some of our country’s best bites and drops from below the border. more

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Campfires, craft, karaoke and kayaking combine when Death Valley Fun Camp returns for its third year
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Campfires, craft, karaoke and kayaking combine when Death Valley Fun Camp returns for its third year

What do you get when you take all of the best things from school camp, minus the dodgy sloppy food and awkward guitar-playing PE teacher, and add tasty food and drink, killer music, fun workshops and a giant beach ball? You get Death Valley Fun Camp, that’s what. The brainchild of The Grates’ Patience Hodgson and John Patterson is back for another year promising to be more rad than ever … and The Weekend Edition is partnering with them to make someone’s weekend extra, extra special. more

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Newrybar's Harvest joins forces with coveted Australian chefs for a native dinner series
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Newrybar’s Harvest joins forces with coveted Australian chefs for a native dinner series

Popular south-of-the-border dining destination Harvest in Newrybar is set to welcome some of Australia's most coveted chefs to its kitchen as part of the 2018 instalment of its Wild Harvest chefs series. The monthly event kicks off on March 14 and will see some of the biggest culinary names join forces with Harvest's head chef Alastair Waddell and forager Peter Hardwick to create an exclusive one-off menu that showcases underutilised native and wild ingredients.  more

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The secret rooftop party bringing bottomless rosé and Michelin-star canapes to The City
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The secret rooftop party bringing bottomless rosé and Michelin-star canapes to The City

Brisbane, it turns out that our fling with rosé has turned into a full-blown love affair. The prettiest drink of the summer has well and truly stuck around to prove itself as a sip for all seasons, and quite frankly we are here for it. Good news for lovers of the blushing beverage – there’s a brand-new variety coming out and you could be the first to try it! This isn’t any old premiere, though – the Secret Foodies have gotten their hot little hands on it and are taking the event sky high with a rooftop party on Saturday March 10. more

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Explore the science of your senses at this fine-dining and film experience
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Explore the science of your senses at this fine-dining and film experience

Most people can relate to the intrinsic link between smell and memory – whether it’s passing a stranger wearing the same perfume of an ex-lover or coming across a flower that used to grow in your grandmother’s garden, these unexpected moments have the power to transport us back to certain points in time. If you’ve ever been curious as to why these senses are so connected, we’ve found a delicious event to help you discover the links. As part of the World Science Festival Brisbane’s Empire of Our Senses: The Body and Mind in Science program, GOMA has curated a stunning film and dining experience based around the facts of food and memories. Keep Saturday March 24 clear in your diary for a true sensory feast! more

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Totally un-brie-lievable – a cheese and champagne pop-up is coming to the northside!
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Totally un-brie-lievable – a cheese and champagne pop-up is coming to the northside!

When it comes to food and drink, there are some undeniably iconic pairings that have managed to truly stand the test of time. Look, we love trying weird combinations as much as the next adventurous eater but it’s the classics that get us truly weak at the knees. For example, name a more iconic duo than champagne and cheese – go on, we’ll wait. This delicious combination is coming to Portside Wharf for a weekend of all-out decadence in the form of its annual Cheese and Champagne Pop-up. Mark March 10–11 in your diary, pack up the picnic rug and get ready for some seriously tasty bites and bubbles. more

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Viva Brewsvegas! Brisbane’s biggest beer festival is back with more hoppy happenings than ever before
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Viva Brewsvegas! Brisbane’s biggest beer festival is back with more hoppy happenings than ever before

It’s no secret that Brisbane’s craft beer scene is absolutely booming – we have some of the coolest, most sustainable and downright innovative breweries in the country. Every year, hop-heads eagerly anticipate the city’s largest celebration of indie beer culture – we’re talking Brewsvegas, baby! Held from March 10–18 across a huge host of Brisbane venues, the mega-festival has something for everyone (and every taste). more

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Meet the tastemakers – The Art of the Palate fuses the worlds of fine dining, drinking and art
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Meet the tastemakers – The Art of the Palate fuses the worlds of fine dining, drinking and art

As much as Brisbane is a rather laid back city, sometimes we like to get a little bit fancy. Don’t get us wrong – we love to chill as much as the next person, but every now and then an occasion comes along that’s well worth dressing up and getting your pinkie finger out for. If you truly appreciate a fine wine and are no stranger to Brisbane’s flourishing art scene, The Art of the Palate is a one-of-a-kind event that will tick all of your boxes. Coming to The Lab Restaurant and Bar on Tuesday February 27, this cultural adventure brings together world-famous wine with impeccable eats and arresting visual art. more

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Live, local and laid back – The Sound Society brings free outdoor concerts to Brisbane
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Live, local and laid back – The Sound Society brings free outdoor concerts to Brisbane

When it comes to ways to spend your weekend, we find it hard-pressed to think of anything more dreamy than lounging in a lush park with your nearest and dearest to a soundtrack of live tunes (with snacks, of course). If this sounds like your idea of a good time, we have some news that is bound to excite you! When March Rolls around, both the South Bank Parklands and the Roma Street Parkland will play host to a series of pop-up concerts on the first weekend of every month – welcome to The Sound Society. The best part? You don’t have to spend a cent. more

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Sizzle, spark and spice – where to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Brisbane
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Sizzle, spark and spice – where to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Brisbane

One of the best parts of living in Australia is the huge mix of cultures that we have going on here. Many other countries have brought their customs and celebrations to our shores, giving us even more reasons to learn about and appreciate our global community. One of the most significant events on the world calendar is Lunar New Year, a time when people from Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese backgrounds celebrate the lunar calendar ticking over into a new year. Come Friday February 16, we will officially welcome the Year of the Dog – here are the best places around Brisbane to celebrate! more

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Starlit sips and brilliant bites abound at this pop-up long table feast
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Starlit sips and brilliant bites abound at this pop-up long table feast

When it comes to a spot of alfresco dining, Brisbane was pretty much custom made for the job – our killer climate and lush scenery are a match made in outdoor dining heaven. After all, doesn’t the prospect of a star-lit feast with delicious food, flowing drinks and a balmy breeze sound positively dreamy? This fantasy situation is coming to life – Brisbane’s inaugural Longest Dinner Under the Stars is setting up at Eagle Farm Racecourse for one night only, so mark Saturday March 10 in your diary and prepare to be enchanted. more