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    • Great Southern Nights 2024

      A whopping 300+ gigs are taking over NSW pubs, clubs, bars and theatres — with The Church, Yothu Yindi, Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos, The Presets and Alex Lahey all on the bill.


    • 'Casino Royale' in Concert

      Daniel Craig's first outing as 007 is returning to the big screen and will be backed by QLD's top orchestra — for one night only.


    • Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius

      Hello 'Mona Lisa': Melbourne digital art gallery The Lume's big multi-sensory 2024 exhibition is dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci.


    • Emma Darrouzet: Have you Tried Meditating?

      This solo artist exhibit portrays the effect of unwanted advice in a series of vibrant pieces.


    • Marshmallow Laser Feast: Works of Nature

      This spectacular world-premiere experimental digital exhibition about nature is taking over Melbourne's ACMI.


    • BLUSSH Romance Festival

      Fall in love with romantic movies and books all over again at Brisbane's newest festival — 'Twilight' and Baz Luhrmann's 'Romeo + Juliet' are on the bill.


    • 'The Dark Side of the Moon' Planetarium Experience

      This mind-bending show will get you staring up at a 12.5-metre fulldome screen to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s classic record.


    • Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs

      Explore the life of one of Egypt's longest reigning rulers at this exhibition exclusive to the Australian Museum.


    • Brisbane Good Food and Wine Show

      Prepare to sample all the food (and sip all the wine) at this weekend of food stalls, masterclasses and vino stations.


    • HSW Margarita Week

      Spend 11 days sipping margaritas by the river at Howard Smith Wharves, and tucking into Mexican-inspired dishes from Stanley Chef Louis Tikaram.


    • $10 Ramen at Hai Hai

      Slurp your way through the beginning of the week at this Paddington ramen joint.


    • Fairy Tales

      Wander through a twisted woodland, see David Bowie's 'Labyrinth' costume, and enjoy Yayoi Kusama and Patricia Piccinini's magical work at GOMA's blockbuster fairy tales exhibition.


    • Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs

      Explore the life of one of Egypt's longest reigning rulers at this exhibition exclusive to the Australian Museum.


    • $2 Summer Dips

      Brisbane City Council's 22 public pools are slashing their entry fees to $2 all summer long.


    • $10 Ramen at Hai Hai

      Slurp your way through the beginning of the week at this Paddington ramen joint.


    • Fairy Tales

      Wander through a twisted woodland, see David Bowie's 'Labyrinth' costume, and enjoy Yayoi Kusama and Patricia Piccinini's magical work at GOMA's blockbuster fairy tales exhibition.


    • Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs

      Explore the life of one of Egypt's longest reigning rulers at this exhibition exclusive to the Australian Museum.


    • $2 Summer Dips

      Brisbane City Council's 22 public pools are slashing their entry fees to $2 all summer long.


    • Adults-Only Mini-Golf Night

      Tingalpa's 16-hole jungle-themed mini golf course with a cocktail bar throws weekly boozy parties just for adults.


    • 'Saltburn' Party

      Celebrate one of 2023's most talked-about movies with karaoke, a 'Murder on the Dancefloor' sing-along and sips of Felix's Fangirl Fizz.


    • The Chemical Brothers: Australian Tour 2024

      Hey boy, hey girl: the iconic electronic greats are bringing their block rockin' beats back Down Under.


    • Margs-a-Million

      This new margarita festival at Southside is pairing 'ritas, mariachi tunes and bites whipped up with the Mama Taco crew.


    • Seasonal Fruit Festival — Autumn Edition

      Catch The Beths, Wednesday, Surprise Chef and more at this riverside festival curated by Jet Black Cat Music and hosted by Felons.


    • Adults-Only Mini-Golf Night

      Tingalpa's 16-hole jungle-themed mini golf course with a cocktail bar throws weekly boozy parties just for adults.


    • 'Saltburn' Party

      Celebrate one of 2023's most talked-about movies with karaoke, a 'Murder on the Dancefloor' sing-along and sips of Felix's Fangirl Fizz.


    • Margs-a-Million

      This new margarita festival at Southside is pairing 'ritas, mariachi tunes and bites whipped up with the Mama Taco crew.


    • Seasonal Fruit Festival — Autumn Edition

      Catch The Beths, Wednesday, Surprise Chef and more at this riverside festival curated by Jet Black Cat Music and hosted by Felons.


    • The Sound Society at Roma Street Parklands

      Listen to free live music in stunning natural surroundings once a month.


    • All About Women

      'Yellowface' author Rebecca F Kuang, Roman Empire scholar Mary Beard and Grace Tame feature on a lineup of 40-plus artists at Sydney Opera House's gender-, justice- and equality-focused festival.


    • Women in Walrus

      Celebrate International Women’s Day with an all-female bar takeover in this underground speakeasy.


    • Frog's Hollow Saloon x Alice Takeovers and Parties

      Three interstate bars are coming to Brisbane for one-night takeovers — and you can also hit up a bar rave and a bourbon-heavy second birthday party.


    • All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Mondays

      Devour all the slices of pizza you can handle in 90 minutes from $29 — with a drink purchase.


    • $10 Ramen at Hai Hai

      Slurp your way through the beginning of the week at this Paddington ramen joint.


Trending Bars and Restaurants

LOST SOULS KARAOKE

Mash buttons next door at Netherworld, then hit up this underworld-themed karaoke bar to belt out a tune over drinks.

186 Brunswick Street
Fortitude Valley
T +61 424 156 667

KENILWORTH ISLAND BAKERY

The beloved bakery finally has an outpost closer to Brisbane serving its famed coffee- and hot chocolate-filled doughnuts.

3 First Avenue
Bongaree

MANIAX BRISBANE CBD

This second Brisbane site for the axe-throwing chain comes with a Viking-themed bar — and will get you hurling hatchets on Adelaide Street.

Burnett Lane
Brisbane City
T +61 1300 217 583

KIRRA BEACH HOUSE

Part of the Kirra Point Precinct, this oceanfront drinking and dining spot boasts cabanas, cocktail bars and a seafood barbecue area.

4 Marine Parade
Coolangatta
T +61 7 5690 2088

PINK FLAMINGO SPIEGELAND BRISBANE

For seven years — until it needs to make way for Brisbane's Olympics preparations — Northshore Hamilton is home to a 400-seat riverside cabaret club.

98 Bincote Street
Hamilton
T +61 1800 289 669

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