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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for July

Laugh your way through a comedy festival, eat all the Nutella and hit up a huge makers' market.
By Concrete Playground
July 05, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
July 05, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brickman Wonders of the World

    Check out the Arc de Triomphe, Leaning Tower of Pisa and Big Ben in Lego form.

  • Food & Drink

    Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival 2021

    Three days of food and booze by the sea shore.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Green Jam Sessions 2021

    QPAC's free Friday afternoon live music sessions are back.

  • Design & Style

    Deadly Threads: Where Did You Get That Shirt?

    More than 190 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-designed singlets, t-shirts, polo shirts and jerseys are on display at the State Library of Queensland.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Old

    M Night Shyamalan's latest thriller is frequently unnerving, insidious and moving — and also a little too neat.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Retro's Sixth Birthday Bash

    The Fortitude Valley venue has spent six years pairing 80s, 90s and 00s tunes with fishbowl cocktails, and it's throwing a party to celebrate.

  • Design & Style

    Jungle Collective 'Christmas in July' Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale

    Fill your home with new green babies from this warehouse sale.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Carseldine Christmas in July Markets 2021

    This northside market is celebrating winter with handmade goods, food stalls and some mid-year festive cheer.

  • Food & Drink

    James St Food and Wine Trail 2021

    For four days, the New Farm roadway will become a culinary wonderland.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nine Days

    A winner at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, this beautifully evocative existential drama follows unborn souls vying for a chance to live.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gunpowder Milkshake

    This female-focused action-thriller features stylish visuals and a stellar cast, but it also happily follows in other footsteps.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Space Jam: A New Legacy

    An advertisement masquerading as a movie, this 25-years-later sequel wastes both basketball superstar LeBron James and his animated Looney Tunes co-stars.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In Pursuit of Truth

    GOMA's latest free film program is filled with films that blur the lines between truth and fiction.

  • Food & Drink

    The Lasagne Affair: National Lasagne Day

    Dedicate a night to this cheesy layered pasta dish.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Puppy Palooza

    Spend your Sunday afternoon cuddling puppies in the Birdees beer garden.

  • Travel & Leisure

    NewBARKet Markets

    With a pooch photo booth, stalls selling all kinds of goodies for dogs and plenty of pats.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Peaks to Points Festival 2021

    This two-week-long outdoor festival features everything from bushwalking and birdwatching to tree-planting.

  • Food & Drink

    Dip It — Dip It Real Good

    W Hotel is serving up gooey melted chocolate for the rest of winter — and a new range of cocktails to go with it.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Portside Local Markets

    Brisbane's newest riverside markets are returning — so you can treat yourself to art, plants, ceramics, accessories and more.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Coffee & Comedy 2021

    Break up your work day with a free cuppa and comedy gig.

  • Food & Drink

    National Tequila Day Celebrations at El Camino Cantina

    The lively Tex-Mex chain is spending six days serving up tequila-infused tacos and chicken wings, as well as tequila flights.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Sparks Brothers

    Making his documentary debut, ‘Baby Driver’ director Edgar Wright helms a delightful tribute to the five-decade-old art-pop group that should be everyone’s favourite band.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Herself

    Following a single mother trying to build a new life after escaping an abusive marriage, this sensitive and compelling drama pairs a clear-eyed perspective with a powerful lead performance.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Stone & Wood Sunday Sessions

    The Fortitude Valley brewery is hosting free live tunes every Sunday afternoon — over brews, of course.

  • Travel & Leisure

    QAGOMA Store Winter Design Market 2021

    A one-day showcase and sale of Brisbane's best artistic design.

  • Food & Drink

    Free Fries at Lord of the Fries

    It's doling out free shoestring fries to celebrate National Fry Day.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Black Widow

    Combining spy thrills with family dramas — and aided by a top-notch cast — the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe finally gives the first female Avenger her own solo feature.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Miranda July: Me and You and Everybody

    GOMA is spending a fortnight celebrating one of cinema's most distinctive talents.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    A Midnight Visit

    This spooky experience will invite audiences into a macabre 36-room fantasy world.

  • Food & Drink

    Stretch Yoga and Crepes

    Bend and stretch on a rooftop, then tuck into the serve-yourself crepe station.

  • Food & Drink

    Three Martini Lunch

    End your working week with a leisurely — and boozy — midday meal.

  • Food & Drink

    Whisky Appreciation Month

    Sip your way through top-notch whiskies at Brisbane CBD's heritage bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Murder Mystery Dinner

    Solve a murder over a three-course meal.

  • Food & Drink

    Shannon Martinez at Za Za Ta Bar & Kitchen

    Fortitude Valley's plant-based restaurant welcomes in culinary star Shannon Martinez for a night of vegetable-focused Middle Eastern cuisine.

  • Food & Drink

    Betty's Burgers Village Party

    The burger chain has opened a new eatery — and it's doing two-for-one burgs and free ice creams to celebrate.

  • Food & Drink

    Shawarma Party

    For Good Food Month, Gerard's Bar is levelling up its weekly Sunday shawarma with Beirut punch cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    La Macelleria Teneriffe's Seventh Birthday Party

    Celebrate with a day-long Italian fiesta.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Surfers Paradise Christmas in July Markets

    Pretend it's the festive season at this midyear beachside market.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Free the Flag Lunchtime Yarn

    Join Clothing the Gaps to learn about the Free the Flag campaign and how you can be involved.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dylan Mooney: Blak Superheroes

    Yuwi, Torres Strait Islander and Australian-born South Sea Island artist Dylan Mooney gives First Nations characters a comic book-style makeover.

  • Food & Drink

    Truffle Degustation

    Emporium's fine diner is serving up a seven-course truffle feast for $140.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Little Joe

    Distinctive and beguiling, this Cannes Film Festival award-winning sci-fi/horror film follows the eerie repercussions of a new mood-altering plant.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Season 2021

    The Tivoli and The Princess Theatre are showcasing live music during this six-month series of gigs.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In the Heights

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's vibrant love letter to Washington Heights hits the big screen, with intoxicating, invigorating and exuberant results.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Good Food Month 2021

    This year's lineup includes star chefs, one-day pop-ups, truffle degustations, a murder mystery dinner and a shawarma party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    City in the Sun

    Museum of Brisbane's latest free exhibition embraces Brissie's subtropical reputation and vibe.

  • Food & Drink

    Winter Lodge at Riverbar and Kitchen

    Embrace winter by the water — and by the fire pits — with beer-infused cheese fondue, DIY brownie s'mores and mulled Venetian cider.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever 2021

    Roll and fall in green, out on the wily, windy moors of Milton's Frew Park.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

    Australia's annual showcase of Nordic cinema returns.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Snow4Kids 2021

    Head to Springfield to wander through the snow, build a snowman and make snowballs.

  • Design & Style

    Hugo Boss Mid-Year Outlet Sale

    Dress like a boss for a fraction of the cost.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fast and Furious 9

    With more emphasis on its soapy storyline than its spectacular stunts, the latest instalment in the high-octane franchise feels like it's on auto-pilot.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Reclink Community Cup 2021

    The annual musos vs journos charity AFL match returns.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Selfie Lab

    Wander through 16 colourful and neon-lit themed rooms at this new installation from the Sugar Republic crew.

  • Food & Drink

    Sky-High Sundays

    Brisbane's latest rooftop bar is serving up soda cocktails, Mediterranean-inspired dishes and R&B tunes every Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Met: The Masters and the Modern Day

    Head to GOMA to check out films about famous artists and movies set at The Met.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    White Pearl

    This dark comedic play is an astute examination of capitalism and casual racism — and will have you in stitches.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Disney Classics Festival

    Get nostalgic with big-screen viewings of 11 Mouse House favourites.

  • Food & Drink

    Winter in the Vineyards

    The Regatta is turning its courtyard into a vineyard-themed winter hangout — and serving up four types of mulled wine every Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    So Fresh Thursdays

    Spend your Thursday night on the dance floor listening to 90s and 00s tunes.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Margaritas and Tacos

    Add two hours of margs and tacos to your Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Infamous

    After a season in Brisbane, this saucy circus and cabaret show is hitting the Gold Coast.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Half-Price Movie Tickets at Dendy Portside

    See everything from 'In the Heights' to 'Fast and Furious 9' for less than a tenner.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Live DJ Yoga: Vinyl Vinyasa

    Listen to DJs drop beats while you bust out your best downward dog.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunday Shawarma Party

    Gerard's Bar is serving up a weekly rotating shawarma for $20.

  • Food & Drink

    Sip Shuck Sip Thursdays

    Once a week, The Parlour is serving up $1 oysters, $5 house beers and wines, and $12 cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Los Tacos Tuesday Takeovers

    Tuck into $6 tacos every Tuesday at this Fortitude Valley eatery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lifeline Bookfest 2021

    Time to stock up on soap opera-themed cookbooks and other treasures you didn't know you needed.

  • Aperol Kombi Tour

    This retro camper van is chasing the sun in the most logical of places this winter — the Sunshine State

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane Twilight Markets 2021

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

  • Food & Drink

    King of the Wing Festival

    Tuck into ten different flavours during this two-month fest.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Distillery's True Spirit Bus

    Stop by Riverside Markets every Sunday for tastings and cocktail flights.

  • Food & Drink

    El Camino Cantina's Not So Soft Drink Series

    The Tex-Mex chain is serving up soft drink-inspired margaritas for two months.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

    The world's best (and most shocking) photojournalism from 2020 comes to Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    One-Cent Wings

    Tuck into cheap chook pieces every Thursday night.

  • Food & Drink

    Nutella Festival 2021

    Nutella doughnuts, gelato, pizza, milkshakes and sliders — you're likely to find them all here.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese

    Tuck into a tiered cheese tower and two hours of bottomless wine.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    Exclusive to Brisbane, this exhibition features everyone from Monet, van Gogh and Vermeer to Renoir, Rembrandt and Degas.

  • Food & Drink

    Showtime at Archie Brothers

    Once a month, you'll be able to head to Toombul for stilt walkers, magicians, burlesque and beverages.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Comedy Festival 2021

    The city's annual laughfest returns with big names and big giggles.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Winter Village 2021

    Go ice skating, hang out in an igloo, enjoy a snow shower and dip marshmallows in espresso martini-flavoured chocolate fudge sauce.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gin Brunches 2021

    Sip gin cocktails, sangria and Pimm's cups over a shareboard brunch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    William Yang: Seeing and Being Seen

    This five-month exhibition features more than 250 works by the acclaimed photographer and performance artist, spanning his five-decade career.

  • Food & Drink

    Jazz Thursdays 2021

    Smooth whiskey and silky tunes.

  • Food & Drink

    Bulimba Street Food Festival 2021

    Tuck into bites and beers by the river.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gigs & Picnics 2021

    Food trucks and free music in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Half-Price Tuesdays at Event Cinemas

    Head to Event Cinemas and score 50-percent off your ticket price every Tuesday — including in Vmax and Gold Class.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Rooftop Yoga at Cielo

    Brisbane's newest sky-high bar is hosting sunrise and sunset fitness classes.

  • Food & Drink

    Vegan Mondays

    Brisbane's huge riverside brewery is serving up two-for-one vegan and vegetarian meals every week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Valley Laneway Markets 2021

    Browse your way through Fortitude Valley's laneways twice a month.

  • Food & Drink

    Brunch With Bite 2021

    Add some drag, games and sing-alongs to your bottomless brunch.

  • Food & Drink

    Sundaze at Will & Flow

    See out the weekend at Brisbane's newest overwater bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Acoustic Wednesdays 2021

    Free live music, midweek each and every week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in the Park 2021

    Salute the sun first thing on a Saturday morning.

  • Food & Drink

    Big Band Cabaret Dinner and Show 2021

    Dinner, drinks and an evening of speakeasy-style entertainment.

  • Food & Drink

    21 Sundays

    End your weekend with drinks and live music on a South Bank rooftop.

  • Food & Drink

    Beirne Brunch Club

    Fortitude Valley's 24-hour bar and eatery gets into the boozy brunch game.

  • Food & Drink

    Sundaze Spritzes and Sunsets

    Sip your way through six different types of spritz while hanging out on this Newstead bar's deck.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Speakeasy Sundays

    Listen to live jazz while sipping $15 cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Wings Wednesday

    Choose between chicken and cauliflower pieces at this bottomless midweek feast.

  • Food & Drink

    Yum Cha Sundays

    Dumplings, pork buns and egg tarts, right by the river.

  • Food & Drink

    BrewDog's Dog Pawties

    Every Thursday, this riverside brewery is hosting parties for your pup.

  • Food & Drink

    Steak and Frites Night

    This once-a-week deal comes with bottomless frites.

  • Food & Drink

    Wandering Cooks Urban Produce Market

    South Brisbane's foodie hub will be serving up pastries, produce and bites to eat.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Felon's Beer Yoga 2020

    Bend, stretch and drink at Brisbane's CBD riverside brewery.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Brisbane City Cathedral Square Markets 2020

    Grab a bite for lunch, or stock up on fresh produce to take home.

  • Food & Drink

    $1 Oysters

    Enjoy freshly shucked seafood for pocket change every Friday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    West Side Story — Opera Australia and GWB Entertainment

    The classic Broadway tale of star-crossed lovers hits Brisbane this July.

  • Food & Drink

    Cheeseburgers in Paradise

    Grab a $5 burger every Wednesday night.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Tacos

    $22 gets you a bottomless serving of tacos every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    $20 All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Wednesdays

    Serving up unlimited slices at South Bank.

  • Food & Drink

    Espresso Martini Fridays

    End the working week with $10 espresso martinis.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Sliders

    Head into The Kenmore for two hours of top-notch, bottomless sliders every Thursday night.

  • Food & Drink

    Wingin' It Wednesday

    Eat you way through two hours of wings for $18.

  • Food & Drink

    ZZT Brunch Sundays

    Tuck into a decadent Middle Eastern brunch every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Dumpling Wednesdays

    Eat all the dumplings you can manage while surrounded by cherry blossoms.

  • Food & Drink

    Bao Down Mondays

    Two hours. All of the bao.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Pizza and Pasta

    Satisfy your Italian cravings with an endless feast.

  • Food & Drink

    Cheese Wheel Risotto Night

    Once a week, Salt Meats Cheese stirs arborio rice through a huge wheel of cheese.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese

    Swap baked goods for cheese, plus free-flowing wine.

  • Food & Drink

    Half-Price Tacos

    Barbara's resident Mexican joint has your cheap dinner sorted.

  • Food & Drink

    The Tropic's Beachside Brunch

    A boozy — and bottomless — waterside brunch that's worth a trip down the coast.

  • Food & Drink

    Dumpling and Martini Night

    Head to West End for midweek drinks and dumplings.

  • Food & Drink

    The Limited

    Expand your wine horizons.

  • Food & Drink

    $35 Martini Saturdays

    Pair bottomless vodka martinis with sliders every week.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Live From Our Backyard

    Catch weekly tunes in Brisbane's inner-city shipping container hangout.

  • Food & Drink

    Family Matters

    Spend some quality family time on Warner Street.

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