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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

Feel good with this free workout program, or find vintage and handmade goods at a Fortitude Valley market.
By Concrete Playground
April 18, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
April 18, 2021
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  • Food & Drink

    Boho Social Club

    Drink cocktails and recline on cushions in the Regatta courtyard.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cinematic: Heroes and Heroines with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

    Hear your favourite tunes from 'My Neighbour Totoro', 'Captain Marvel', 'Star Wars' and more.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Plant Market

    Shop for plants — or leave your unwanted greenery so it can be adopted into a new home.

  • Travel & Leisure

    GoBoat Kangaroo Point Pop-Up

    Before GoBoat launches in Breakfast Creek, it's popping up at Dockside Marina in the city.

  • Design & Style

    Finders Keepers Autumn/Winter Market 2021

    Support the next wave of independent artisans at this biannual art and design market.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Infamous

    The saucy circus and cabaret show returns.

  • Food & Drink

    Eats and Treats in the Valley

    Grab lunch in Fortitude Valley this week, then nab a free ice cream.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Summer(ish) Sounds

    King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, The Avalanches, Violent Soho and Ball Park Music are taking over the Riverstage.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gunda

    This dialogue-free documentary observes farm animals as they go about their daily lives, and the result is as haunting as it is striking.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Supernova

    Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth are simply heartbreaking in this affecting drama about a long-term couple dealing with early-onset dementia.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Live and Local

    Catch free tunes in the Valley every Friday in April.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Collective

    Nominated for two Oscars, this compelling and confronting Romanian documentary spirals from a tragic fire to corruption in the country's health system.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Voyagers

    This space-set survival-of-the-fittest thriller brings plenty of other movies to mind, but manages to still feel resonant enough.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Willy's Wonderland

    A silent and swaggering Nicolas Cage battles demonic animatronic mascots in this horror flick, which is never as entertaining or out-there as it should be.

  • Food & Drink

    Crab and Cray Cray Season 2021

    Spend autumn feasting on shellfish.

  • Food & Drink

    Espresso Martini Fest 2021

    Riverland gives autumn a buzz.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Father

    With remarkable performances from Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman and a purposefully puzzle-like approach, this drama about dementia leaves a lasting imprint.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nobody

    Bob Odenkirk stars in this 'John Wick'-style action-thriller, sliding into a gleefully OTT film with flair and texture.

  • Food & Drink

    Schnitty Fest

    Ten weeks, ten creative schnitzel variations — and a cheeky $10 Wednesday special if you want to sample them all.

  • Food & Drink

    40 Days of Flavour

    Eat and drink your way through degustations, high teas and cocktails at this food festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Endless Summer

    Keep the warm weather vibes going with spritzes and seafood by the river.

  • Food & Drink

    Jazz Thursdays 2021

    Smooth whiskey and silky tunes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Studio Ghibli Film Festival 2021

    Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Come From Away

    A smash on Broadway since 2017, it's based on the true story of 7000 air passengers who became grounded in Canada after September 11.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Rooftop Yoga at Cielo

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

  • Food & Drink

    The Hottest Ritas

    Sip your way through mango, watermelon, passionfruit and grape Nerds-flavoured margaritas.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gold Coast Film Festival 2021

    Featuring more than 100 films, talks and parties — including on rooftops, in a brewery and 77 levels above the ground.

  • 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

    Barks & Brews 2021

    Take your dog for a drink at The Brightside.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cut Copy: Brisbane Music Posters 1977–87

    Peer at artwork from Brisbane's live music history.

  • Food & Drink

    21 Sundays

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Motorcycles On Screen

    Get revved up with these classic and recent motorbike flicks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire

    The Brisbane-exclusive exhibition features interactive experiences — and the world's oldest motorbike.

  • Food & Drink

    Beirne Brunch Club

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators

    Peer at ancient creatures from the deep — and their fossils — across more than 70 exhibits.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Frozen the Musical

    The record-breaking Broadway musical, based on the smash-hit Disney film, is bringing Arendelle's frozen fractals and toe-tapping tunes Down Under.

  • 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.

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