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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

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Celebrate Australia's best natural wines at Byron Bay's Full Moon Wine Fair
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Celebrate Australia’s best natural wines at Byron Bay’s Full Moon Wine Fair

The world of natural wines has taken Australia by storm and we can see why. Some of our favourite new sips are of the au naturel variety – we’re fiends for a punchy pet-nat. Often produced through organic and biodynamic farming, these luscious libations are well worth a taste-test. Enter the Full Moon Wine Fair, Byron Bay’s first natural wine festival giving oenophiles the chance to sample all sorts of skinsy sips and juicy drops. more

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

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

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

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

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