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BrisStyle Mini-Makers Market is a treasure trove for tiny tots
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BrisStyle Mini-Makers Market is a treasure trove for tiny tots

You’re never too young to appreciate a good shopping spree. Creative collective BrisStyle is launching a new maker’s market dedicated exclusively to the wonderful world of handcrafted goods and goodies for children and babies. Across July 19-20, the Mini-Makers Market will be taking over the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds with its curated collection of one-of-a-kind wares perfect for one-of-a-kind kids. more

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Art ATMs, first-time buys and live painting – your guide to Affordable Art Fair Brisbane
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Art ATMs, first-time buys and live painting – your guide to Affordable Art Fair Brisbane

Affordable Art Fair was born out of the desire to democratise art and nearly 25 years later, this mission has spread all the way from London to Brisbane. The four-day festival is set to transform the Showgrounds Exhibition Building into an epicentre of culture and creativity this May 9–12. Local art lovers are invited to explore a curated collection of works from more than 40 independent galleries – and snag a piece or two for their own collection. Here’s all to expect from this Brisbane-first art festival … more

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Feel the flower power as Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers unveils its 75th anniversary program
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Feel the flower power as Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers unveils its 75th anniversary program

Who knows what bounty spring will bring? Well, if you head into Toowoomba it’s near guaranteed to bring a cornucopia of enchanting flora, enlivening family fun and an enriching run of local food and drink. That’s right – the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is returning this September for another year of fabulous floriferous festivities. Celebrating 75 years, the festival has packed more than 77 efflorescent events into four petal-filled weeks from September 13 to October 7. Read on to uncover this year’s program … more

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Sip, snack, shop and party after dark at James St Up Late tonight
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Sip, snack, shop and party after dark at James St Up Late tonight

Attention all shoppers and night owls – James St Up Late is dishing out the details on its anticipated 12th edition, which is set to take place tonight, Thursday March 14. This the once-a-year event will see the glamorous promenade light up the night, with 90 businesses keeping their doors open later than normal to offer unmissable shopping incentives, while visiting designers will be hosting activations at some of the strip's best boutiques. Oh, and there'll be 1000 covetable goodie bags up for grabs as well. Here's what's on the cards for James St Up Late's 2024 edition ... 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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Hot off the kiln – head to West Village's Clayschool Christmas Markets for pottery pressies and handcrafted gifts
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Hot off the kiln – head to West Village’s Clayschool Christmas Markets for pottery pressies and handcrafted gifts

Folks, the festive season is nearly here, which means it's time to start ticking off our loved one's Christmas wish lists. For the pottery lovers on your gifting list, we suggest checking out West Village's Clayschool Christmas Markets on Saturday December 2. It's here where you'll find the very best clay creations and one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones, or maybe even a few things to add to your own personal collection. more

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Fill your stocking with handmade treasures at Portside Wharf's annual Christmas-themed market
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Fill your stocking with handmade treasures at Portside Wharf’s annual Christmas-themed market

The trees are being put up, it’s getting oh-so hot and our calendar is jam-packed with events – that must mean one thing, the most wonderful time of the year is almost here! If you're yet to start ticking off your loved one's wish lists, we suggest avoiding the packed shopping centres and shopping local instead at the Portside Wharf Christmas Market. Here you will find a myriad of one-of-a-kind gifts for your friends and family – and maybe even a little something for yourself (you deserve it!). more

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Deck the halls with handmade treasures from one of Brisbane's best Christmas markets
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Deck the halls with handmade treasures from one of Brisbane’s best Christmas markets

Start making your list and be sure to check it twice, be-clause the big bearded man in red is getting his reindeers ready for December 25, which is fast-approaching! Trust us, when it comes time to start ticking off your loved ones wish lists there's no better way to get yourself on Santa's nice list than by purchasing pressies at a local Christmas market. Why you may ask? Well, you can nab one-of-a-kind treasures for your friends and family (no gift cards here) and you're supporting your fellow creatives by shopping local – what's not to love! Now that you're convinced, here's a jolly list of the best Christmas markets in Brisbane so you can start planning your festive shopping itinerary. Just a little reminder, we're in November now so you better get cracking. more

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Camels and creativity – shop from more than 110 regional and rural stalls at the Buy From the Bush QLD Festival
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Camels and creativity – shop from more than 110 regional and rural stalls at the Buy From the Bush QLD Festival

If you're keen for a spot of adventure this weekend, clear your diary for this Saturday September 16 as the Buy From the Bush QLD Festival is back at Summer Land Camel Farm! This year's event is once again bringing together some of the state's best creatives, makers, growers and artisans to the Scenic Rim. Plus, this time around there will also be a few special guests of the furry variety ... more

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Plantapalooza is back with greenery galore this October
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Plantapalooza is back with greenery galore this October

The changing of the seasons means a few things – the weather starts to warm up, we have a sudden urge to get out and about more and there's suddenly an abundance of plants and blooms across the city. If you're looking to fill your abode with some greenery, look no further than Plantapalooza, Brisbane Market's mammoth plant market. Back for another foliage-laden edition on Saturday October 7, this market is a plant lover's green dream ... more

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Night Feast, Brisbane's creative culinary extravaganza, returns to Brisbane Powerhouse for its spring edition
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Night Feast, Brisbane’s creative culinary extravaganza, returns to Brisbane Powerhouse for its spring edition

Those who missed out on the mecca of mouth-watering morsels that graced Brisbane Powerhouse earlier this year, don't fret, as Night Feast is returning for another salivation-worthy spectacular that is sure to put a spring in your step. Bringing together Brisbane's leading chefs for a month of festive feasting, this gastronomic playground will take food lovers on the ultimate immersive creative and culinary adventure. Keep reading for all of the drool-worthy details ... more

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Food trucks, tunes, trinkets and treats – step into spring with Distillery Road Market's line-up of September events
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Food trucks, tunes, trinkets and treats – step into spring with Distillery Road Market’s line-up of September events

As spring rolls around and the weather starts to warm, us Queenslanders take on a different personality. Our social calendars fill up and the need to make up for winter nights spent inside kicks in. Be sure to clear your diary on September 16 and 30, as Distillery Road Market (DRM) is once again bringing a loaded line-up of piping-hot events. From food-truck feasts and terrific tunes to artisan goods and fresh seasonal produce, DRM has something for every market-goer. more

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Skateboard comps and roller discos – Distillery Road Market unveils its jam-packed August program
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Skateboard comps and roller discos – Distillery Road Market unveils its jam-packed August program

We all know and love Distillery Road Market for its mouth-watering mix of fresh produce and enticing eats, alongside the spectacular selection of small-batch producers, local artisans and vintage goods. This month the lifestyle, food and entertainment hub has returned with a pleasing line-up of markets, alongside two super-fun nights of events, including a Roller Disco and a pulse-accelerating skateboard competition. So don your skates and elbow pads and let's roll into all of the details ... more

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Croquet on the lawn, secret gardens and artisan samples – our guide to eating and drinking your way through Providore Park

The winter sun is shining, aromas of tasty treats dance through the air and sounds of live music fill your ears as you stroll through a botanical wonderland. This is not a dream – it's the reality of Providore Park, a tantalising new gourmet event that is taking over Roma Street Parkland for one glorious weekend from July 8–9. With a surprise at every turn, this is your official guide on how to get the most out of your trip to Providore Park. more