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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for August

Party in your car at a drive-in festival, eat ten-cent wings and head to a bottomless brunch with drag and sing-alongs.
By Concrete Playground
July 30, 2020
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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for August

Party in your car at a drive-in festival, eat ten-cent wings and head to a bottomless brunch with drag and sing-alongs.
By Concrete Playground
July 30, 2020
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  • Travel & Leisure

    The Yot Club 2020

    The next-level party boat has two bars, a stage and a dance floor — and it's sailing through Brisbane again.

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane Open

    Explore Straddie's houses, the CBD's rooftops and historical Fortitude Valley spots.

  • Food & Drink

    Ekka-ish Long Weekend

    Eat dagwood dogs and churros while drinking a strawberry sour.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Felon's Beer Yoga 2020

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Deerskin

    This sublimely silly and sometimes savage horror-comedy follows one man's love for his new suede jacket — and his quest to ensure that it's the only jacket in existence.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Fast & Furious' Fest

    Race on in for four days of high-octane flicks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Movie Frenzy

    Rent this year's big movies for pocket change.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    National Indigenous Music Awards 2020

    Catch performances by Archie Roach and Thelma Plum, plus Midnight Oil's first new song in almost 20 years, at this live-streamed music awards night.

  • Food & Drink

    Ekka-Inspired Strawberry Sundae Kisses Beer at Stone & Wood

    Sip your way through a strawberries and cream-flavoured brew inspired by the Ekka's famed sundaes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Adult Plaster Painting Night

    Pick from over 100 pieces on offer, get into the arty spirit and see what you can whip up.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'John Wick' Marathon

    Marathon the action-packed exploits of everyone's favourite assassin (and dog owner).

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Sound Society 2020

    Free live music in stunning natural surroundings.

  • Food & Drink

    Pizza Hut 50th Anniversary

    The pizza chain is celebrating its golden jubilee with 50,000 free takeaway pizzas.

  • Food & Drink

    Cheese Toast for a Cause

    Tuck into the best kind of cheese toast — free cheese toast.

  • Food & Drink

    Margarita Fest: Take Two

    Sip your way through bottomless cocktails — before the Ekka public holiday.

  • Food & Drink

    Signature Sunday Truffle Lunches

    Serving up a five-course truffle feast for $75.

  • Food & Drink

    $1 Oyster Day

    Swap your change for seafood on Oyster Day.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Storytellers

    Explore the history of this fair city of ours at the Museum of Brisbane's free exhibition.

  • Food & Drink

    Soul Meets Cheers Vegan Series

    Feast your way through a five-course vegan Italian banquet — or learn how to make your own vegan dishes at home.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Pizzas at Bar Alto

    Brisbane Powerhouse's riverside bar is back — and serving up cheap pizza.

  • Food & Drink

    Oyster Frenzy

    Six courses of oysters — battered in squid ink tempura, baked with three cheeses, and paired with limoncello and finger lime caviar.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Snow4Kids

    Wander through the snow, build a snowman and make snowballs in the middle of South Bank.

  • Food & Drink

    Igloos in the Valley

    Get cosy in a fairy light-lit igloo in The Wickham's garden bar.

  • Food & Drink

    $1.50 Oyster Happy Hour

    End your day by slurping down oysters.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Double

    Tune in to Darkfield Radio for immersive thrills and chills at your kitchen table.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The King of Staten Island

    Pete Davidson commands attention in Judd Apatow's arrested development-fuelled comedy, which is loosely based on the 'Saturday Night Live' star's own life story.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Palace Encore: Cult and Classic Cinema

    Watch — or rewatch — a heap of classics on the big screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

    Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists is going digital — and it’s free to watch.

  • Food & Drink

    At-Home Bartender Masterclass Series

    Level up in your living room by shaking up the perfect martini or a fun Japanese twist on a boozy classic.

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane Twilight Markets 2020

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

  • Food & Drink

    Shortcuts to Entertaining with Donna Hay

    Learn how to assemble the perfect platter and the art of wine pairing with an Aussie culinary legend.

  • Food & Drink

    I'm Fondue of You

    W Hotel is serving up gooey cheese and chocolate — and you can even spike it with booze.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paint Your Pet

    Paint a portrait of your own adorable pet at this BYO boozy art class.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Ekka Online 2020

    As well as enjoying parts of the Ekka online — including a virtual baby animal nursery — you'll be able to pick up strawberry sundaes from pop-up drive-thrus.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Record Fair 2020

    Flick through thousands of LPs and 45s.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Inception' Tenth Anniversary Season

    Christopher Nolan's 2010 mind-bender is returning to the big screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2020

    The fest is returning to finish screening its 2020 program — which features voodoo, space travel and twisty whodunnits.

  • Food & Drink

    Riverbar and Kitchen's Winter Menu

    Embrace winter by the water — and by the fire pits — with pizza cob loaves and lychee mojito jugs.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Zoo Goes Anti-Social

    If COVID-19 restrictions allow, the Fortitude Valley venue is planning to host 100-person gigs on Friday and Saturday nights from mid-July.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Australian Ballet 2020 Digital Season

    Watch 'Spartacus' come to life on your screen — and learn how to plié.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Plant Market

    Shop for plants — and learn more about them — at this leafy West End precinct.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gigs & Picnics 2020

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Gasworks Markets

    Shop for fashion, art, homewares, plants and ceramics.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cluedo! The Interactive Game — Brisbane Immersive Ensemble

    Find out if it was Miss Scarlett in the bar with the candlestick.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Banff Mountain Film Festival 2020 Tour

    The annual showcase of adventurous cinema returns to Powerhouse.

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