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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

Warm up with a hot, buttery and boozy beverage at this pop-up bar and pick up luxe goodies at a three-day boho-inspired market.
By Concrete Playground
July 15, 2019
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    The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

    Warm up with a hot, buttery and boozy beverage at this pop-up bar and pick up luxe goodies at a three-day boho-inspired market.
    By Concrete Playground
    July 15, 2019
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      • Travel & Leisure

        99-Cent Petrol at Mega Fuels

        Fill up your car for less — and tuck into a free barbecue while you're there.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Splendour in the Cock 2019

        Pretend you're festival-bound over a huge night of killer tunes.

      • Food & Drink

        Christmas in July at The Sunset Social

        Featuring mulled wine, Christmas-inspired beverages and a live choir.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Snow4Dogs

        Take your pupper for a frolic in the snow.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Lion King

        This photorealistic remake looks astonishing and remains faithful to the original, but isn't completely convincing.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Crawl

        Pitting a father and daughter against snapping alligators during the middle of a hurricane, this creature feature is unnervingly effective.

      • Food & Drink

        Free Brisket Sliders

        Beerhaus is giving away 500 sliders to launch its new American-style barbecue menu.

      • Food & Drink

        High Cheese

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

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Apollo 11

        Five decades after the lunar landing, this astonishing documentary steps through the Apollo 11 mission using newly discovered archival materials.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Hail Satan?

        This witty, illuminating documentary explores the activist side of The Satanic Temple.

      • Food & Drink

        La Macelleria Teneriffe's Fifth Birthday Party

        Celebrate with a free taste of prosecco sorbet.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Booksmart

        This hilarious and heartfelt film from actor-turned-filmmaker Olivia Wilde is an instant teen-comedy classic.

      • Food & Drink

        Crab and Cray Cray Season

        Spend July feasting on shellfish.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Stuber

        The odd-couple paring of Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista can't save this pedestrian action-comedy.

      • Food & Drink

        Free Doughnuts at Krispy Kreme

        The doughnut chain is opening a new drive-thru store. Why should you care? Because it's giving away 10,000 free doughnuts.

      • Food & Drink

        Fire & Ice Food Festival

        Snow, fire, markets, food and more.

      • Food & Drink

        The Fork Festival

        A heap of Brisbane restaurants are offering half-price meals for six weeks.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Play Me, I'm Yours

        The international artwork comes to Brisbane, with 20 brightly painted pianos scattered around town.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        City of Gold — Queensland Theatre and Griffin Theatre Company

        Starring Meyne Wyatt, this timely production tackles race and Australian identity.

      • Food & Drink

        Unlimited Mimosa Breakfast

        All of the buffet breakfast you can eat, paired with all of mimosas you can drink.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Mystify: Michael Hutchence

        A tender, thoughtful and electrifying music documentary about the life and legacy of the INXS frontman.

      • Food & Drink

        Chicken and Beer Festival

        Combining fried chook, roast poultry, chicken nuggets and more with plenty of brews.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Queensland Music Festival 2019

        The biennial festival turns 20 with a huge program.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Spider-Man: Far From Home

        The official end of Marvel's Phase 3 offers a lot of laughs, a big heart and more than enough hope for the future.

      • Food & Drink

        High Tea of Aus 2019

        Featuring reimagined Aussie classics, such as meat pies, lamingtons and milo.

      • Food & Drink

        Bottomless Boozy Brunch 2019

        Tuck into endless mimosas and bloody marys every weekend in July.

      • Food & Drink

        Good Food Month Brisbane 2019

        Eat your way around town during the city's month-long food festival.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Quilty

        Featuring the acclaimed Australian artist's raw self-portraits, plus works inspired by his visits to Lebanon, Syria and Greece, all across more than 70 pieces.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Annabelle Comes Home

        The third film in the Annabelle saga is the best one yet.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Yesterday

        A great premise and an ace soundtrack aren't enough in this British rom-com, which ponders a world without The Beatles.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Parasite

        Bong Joon-ho's 2019 Palme d'Or-winner is an astute, intoxicating masterpiece.

      • Food & Drink

        Winter Festival 2019

        Embrace winter by the water with mulled cider, pizza cob loaf and s'mores dip galore.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Never Look Away

        Fictionalising the life of German artist Gerhard Richter, this Oscar-nominated drama is impressively acted but feels a little too neat.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2019

        This year's lineup features a futuristic space flick, the highest grossing Danish film ever and a retrospective of the original 'Millenium Trilogy' movies.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Space: A Celebration of the Final Frontier

        Fifty years after humanity first went to the moon, Palace Barracks is celebrating with a month of space movies.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

        Featuring more than 100 paintings and drawings by, featuring and bought by the late, great Australian artist.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        NASA — A Human Adventure: After Dark

        Drinks, demonstrations, music, science and space objects, all during a night at the museum.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Child's Play

        Chucky is back in this gory but ultimately underwhelming reboot.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Toy Story 4

        Engaging, amusing and emotionally rewarding, this animated franchise is back to its best.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Sugar Republic 2019

        The pop-up dessert museum returns to southeast Queensland with three dessert-filled zones and free sweets.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        American Express Openair Cinema 2019

        Brisbane's annual outdoor cinema returns — at its new home in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

      • Food & Drink

        Regional Flavours 2019

        Eat and drink your way around South Bank's annual culinary wonderland.

      • Food & Drink

        Belgian Biere Fest III

        Celebrating Belgium with brews, chips and molluscs.

      • Food & Drink

        Devon's Winter Truffle Menu

        Truffle lattes, truffle sandos, truffle sundaes and more.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Geometries

        Stare at shapes, colours and optical illusions at Queensland Art Gallery.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Monet: Impression Sunrise

        Claude Monet's most famous painting is the star of the NGA's latest exhibition.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Mark Manson: Everything is F*cked

        The not-quite self-help author heads to Brisbane.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Nothing But Time

        Jump through time with GOMA's new two-month film season.

      • Food & Drink

        The Brisbane Pub Crawl

        Four venues, four beverages and four hours of boozy partying.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

        The world's best (and most shocking) photojournalism from 2018 comes to Brisbane.

      • Food & Drink

        Blush by Effervescence

        A day–long sparkling wine festival at a heritage-listed villa.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Top Dog Film Festival 2019

        Brisbane's mini film festival dedicated to dogs is back for another bark.

      • Food & Drink

        Riverland's Pop-Up Butter Bar

        Warm up your winter with hot, buttery, boozy beverages.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Vis-ability

        Hear and touch the art works at this sensory exhibition, which is designed for audiences who are blind or have low vision.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Avengers: Endgame

        A fitting, loving and remarkable end to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Revolutions: Records and Rebels

        This 500-item exhibition will relive the music, fashion and protests of the late 60s with pieces like find Mick Jagger's signature stage costume and John Lennon's legendary glasses.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The National 2019: New Australian Art

        This major three-gallery exhibition will feature work from 65 contemporary artists across the AGNSW, the MCA and Carriageworks.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

        The NGV will host a huge exhibition of China's terracotta warriors this winter.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        NASA – A Human Adventure

        Featuring more than 250 historically significant items, including objects that have been to space.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Studio Ghibli Film Festival 2019

        Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Nathen Street: Space Pixels

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

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