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The Best Free Things to Do in Brisbane This Month

Zero dollar shenanigans await.
By Lauren Vadnjal
December 01, 2018
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    The Best Free Things to Do in Brisbane This Month

    Zero dollar shenanigans await.
    By Lauren Vadnjal
    December 01, 2018
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      • BRISBANE INDEPENDENT RECORD LABEL MARKET

        Boost your record collection with Brisbane's finest.

      • FELONS BREWING SANTA PHOTOS

        Take your pooch to get snapped with Santa.

      • BEYOND REASON

        Explore the strange, absurd, mythical and transformative.

      • COMMON PEOPLE NEW YEAR'S EVE 2018

        Want to live like common people?

      • 12 PIES OF CHRISTMAS

        Get festive with a night of free Pie Hole tastings at Wandering Cooks.

      • PLAY ON: THE ART OF SPORT

        Get an artistic perspective on some of Australia's favourite sporting pastimes.

      • ROLLERFIT BRISBANE

        Get your skates on.

      • IT'S A DOG'S CHRISTMAS

        Take your four-legged friend to this festive day out.

      • PILATES AND YOGA IN THE COMMON

        Bend and stretch for free at West End's newest green space.

      • THE MIGHTY BOOSH TRIVIA

        You ever drink Bailey's out of a shoe?

      • APT9 CINEMA

        Bringing the latest and greatest in Asia-Pacific cinema to GOMA — and for free.

      • EL CAMINO CANTINA OPENING WEEKEND

        Welcome Bowen Hills' new Tex-Mex restaurant and bar with a party — and 10-cent wings.

      • THE ENCHANTED GARDEN 2018

        See one of Brisbane's most popular spaces in a completely new light.

      • HOW THE GRINCH SAVED CHRISTMAS ARTIST MARKETS

        Everyone's getting art for Christmas thanks to Netherworld's festive market.

      • METRE MARKET CHRISTMAS POP-UP

        Close that Etsy tab, Brisbane.

      • A HANDMADE CHRISTMAS MARKET

        Get your mitts on some of gifts from Brisbane's finest makers.

      • CARSELDINE CHRISTMAS TWILIGHT MARKET 2018

        Trawling the mall isn't your only option when it comes to Christmas shopping.

      • BRISBANE CHRISTMAS VEGAN MARKET 2018

        Brissie's monthly vegan market gets festive.

      • CLAYSCHOOL SUMMER SHOW 2018

        Potter around a clay-based showcase, find pottery gifts, sink a few pots at the bar.

      • MEEANJIN MARKETS

        An Indigenous-focused market in the middle of the city.

      • SOUTH BANK CHRISTMAS GIFT MARKET

        Turn your Christmas shopping into a festive dream.

      • SMALL BATCH CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

        Wandering Cooks showcases local makers in its festive end-of-year market.

      • CHRISTMAS ON CRIBB 2018

        Browse, buy and stop in at one of the three on-site pop-up bars.

      • JURASSIC PARK TRIVIA

        Because life (and dinosaur-themed trivia) finds a way.

      • GARDEN WONDERLAND 2018

        Stumble down the rabbit hole at The Fox's Alice in Wonderland-themed laneway party.

      • SUMMER TIME DRINKS

        A weekly courtyard party filled with pop-up bars and cocktails.

      • SOUTH BANK CHRISTMAS CINEMA

        Pack a picnic and enjoy Christmas movies from your childhood under the stars.

      • QAGOMA STORE CHRISTMAS DESIGN MARKET 2018

        Give DIY gifts made by people who know what they're doing.

      • FREE SUMMER BBQ

        Munich Brauhaus is throwing free snags on the barbie all summer.

      • SWING ON IN

        Flap your way through a free night of swing-dancing fun.

      • DRESS CODE

        Museum of Brisbane's latest exhibition ponders whether we are what we wear.

      • GARY CARSLEY: PURPLE REIGN

        A virtual jacaranda garden is blooming inside GOMA for the next five months.

      • THE 9TH ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART

        GOMA's three-yearly survey of Asia Pacific art returns.

      • WEEKEND OF TARTNESS 2018

        The funkiest, sourest, most refreshing beers being produced in Australia and around the world take over the Scratch taps.

      • BAD APPLES CIDERFEST

        Serving up apple-infused booze and apple-filled food.

      • INDOOROOPILLY'S BEST OF BRISBANE CHRISTMAS MARKETS

        This collection of independent designers is a one-stop shop for handmade artisanal gifts.

      • DA'BURGER WEST END GRAND OPENING

        The growing burger chain is celebrating the opening of its third store with free burgs.

      • THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

        Three weekends of Christmas eats, drinks and markets.

      • A VERY LANEWAY CHRISTMAS 2018

        Three Fortitude Valley laneways get festive.

      • BEYONCE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

        If you weren't already drunk in love with Beyonce, you will be after this.

      • THE SOUND SOCIETY

        Free live music in stunning natural surroundings.

      • FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS

        More than 257 photos from the famed Mexican artist's personal collection head to Bendigo.

      • CULT CINEMA COCKTAIL CLUB

        Enjoy a cult flick with a cocktail in hand.

      • BRISBANE TWILIGHT MARKETS 2018

        King George Square's regular twilight makers' markets return.

      • NATHEN STREET: SPACE PIXELS

        The free interactive installation is inspired by Atari 2600 computer games.

      • 100% BRISBANE

        A semi-permanent interactive exhibition that holds a mirror to Brisbanites.

      • HEATH LEDGER: A LIFE IN PICTURES

        The National Film and Sound Archive's exhibition celebrating the too-brief career of local boy Heath Ledger.

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