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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Week

Hang out in an igloo, or sip your way through 11 different types or martini.
By Concrete Playground
September 27, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
September 27, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Maze — The Naughty Corner

    This eye-catching visual theatre work dives into Greek mythology with light-wire puppets and striking LED lighting design.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Gnocchi and Pizza Night

    Spend 90 minutes of your Wednesday night devouring bottomless pizza and gnocchi.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    NRL Fan Fest

    Consider yourself a footy fanatic? This fan fest is tailor-made for you.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Doggo Festival

    Pat pooches, browse pupper-friendly stalls and dress up your dog at this two-day canine celebration.

  • Food & Drink

    Burrata Night

    Sure, you've eaten burrata before — but have you tried it topped with salted caramel sauce and honeycomb?

  • Food & Drink

    Fish Lane Rose Month

    Spend a month sipping pink in South Brisbane.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Killing of Two Lovers

    A hit at Sundance 2020, this intimately observed and astonishingly acted drama focuses on a family struggling with the repercussions of a fraying marriage.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Big Deal

    'Bondi Hipster' Christiaan Van Vuuren joins forces with 'The Chaser' member Craig Reucassel to explore cash donations in Australian politics in this impassioned and engaging documentary.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pig

    Nicolas Cage puts in one of his finest performances yet in this thoughtful revenge thriller about a truffle hunter searching for his stolen pig.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ghost Stories: Spirits, Hauntings and Worlds Beyond

    GOMA is getting spooky with two and a half months of free films about spirits, spectres and being haunted.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Little Gay Day 2021

    Sahara Beck headlines a lineup of, drag queens and performers, all taking over The Wickham to help raise funds for the queer community.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Elph Social Tiny House Virtual Classes

    Build these adorable tiny houses at this online workshop.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Coming Home in the Dark

    More than just another holiday horror film, this tense, nerve-wracking and unrelenting New Zealand thriller dives into the country's complicated past.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pixar Film Festival

    Dendy's two Brisbane cinemas are screening a heap of Pixar favourites for viewers both young and young at heart.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    2021 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series

    Queensland footy fanatics can catch all the finals action on home soil this year.

  • Food & Drink

    La Dolce Vita Brunch

    Howard Smith Wharves' rooftop bar is doing Sunday boozy brunches throughout spring.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    In its 25th film, the Marvel Cinematic Universe introduces a new superhero — and adds a supremely well-cast martial arts movie to the sprawling franchise.

  • Food & Drink

    Sweet Treat Month

    Tuck into salted caramel gyoza and Harajuku Gyoza's famous raindrop cake for $5.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Springfinity

    Flowered-filled art is blooming across the CBD's outdoor gallery this spring.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Conflict in My Outlook — Don't Be Evil

    UQ Art Museum's latest free exhibition ponders the labour, data, infrastructure and all-round pervasiveness of our always-online world.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Victoria Park Halloween Putt Putt

    Because you can tap, tap, tap your way around a themed mini golf course at Halloween, too.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Imaginaria

    A multi-sensory playground with light-filled mazes and inflatable bubbles is taking over South Bank.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Winter Sessions

    Postponed from its winter slot due to lockdown, this multi-gig music festival is now spending spring spreading a heap of shows across inner-city Brisbane.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Entwined: Plants and People

    This State Library of Queensland exhibition explores humanity's fascination with flowers and plants.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brickman Wonders of the World

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    2021 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 back — and you can catch it IRL or online.

  • Food & Drink

    Three Martini Lunch

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

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Season 2021

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    City in the Sun

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

  • 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

    So Fresh Thursdays

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

  • 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

    Los Tacos Tuesday Takeovers

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

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Distillery's True Spirit Bus

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    The Broadway hit will take over the stage at Melbourne's newly renovated Regent Theatre.

  • Food & Drink

    One-Cent Wings

    Tuck into cheap chook pieces every Thursday night.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Floriade 2021

    Australia's biggest spring festival is taking over Canberra with flowers, food, wine and tunes.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gin Brunches 2021

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Rooftop Yoga at Cielo

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

  • 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

    Improve your Wednesday with free live tunes over a brew in this leafy beer garden.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in the Park 2021

    Salute the sun first thing on a Saturday morning.

  • Food & Drink

    21 Sundays

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2021

    This splash of spring florals is returning for a whole month — and its night garden, food trail, sideshow alley and ferris wheel are all coming back, too.

  • 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

    Boy Swallows Universe — Queensland Theatre

    After being postponed from 2020, the award-winning Aussie novel will hit the Brisbane stage this year.

  • 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

    $2 Tacos

    Bowen Hills' new Tex-Mex bar is slinging cheap tacos one night a week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Felon's Beer Yoga

    Brisbane's new riverside brewery is now the city's new boozy yoga spot.

  • Travel & Leisure

    RollerFit Brisbane

    Get your skates on.

  • Food & Drink

    Beirne Brunch Club

    Brisbane's new 24-hour bar and eatery gets into the boozy brunch game.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Sushi

    Tuck into unlimited sushi rolls three nights per week.

  • Food & Drink

    Free Chicken Nugget Night

    Buy a beverage, chow down free chicken nuggets.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Bellini Sundays

    Pairing free-flowing bellinis with a Sunday lunch.

  • Food & Drink

    $5 Thursdays

    Cheeseburger spring rolls, cauliflower karaage and more, all for $5.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Tacos

    Tuck into unlimited tacos every Tuesday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Vinyl & the City

    End-of-weekend drinks with one heck of a view.

  • Food & Drink

    Death by Cheese

    Cheese wheel pasta. Raclette. Every Tuesday and Thursday night.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    RNB Fry Days

    Kick off the weekend with fried chicken and R 'n' B bangers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Friday Feels

    Free tunes come to South Bank's new arts precinct every Friday night.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Little Big Thursdays

    Live music comes to South Bank's new party pub every Thursday night.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Saturday Soirée & Supper

    The Valley favourite has relaxing Saturday afternoons covered.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Milton Markets

    This weekly westside shopping gathering is worth getting up early for.

  • Food & Drink

    Endless Yum Cha

    The dumplings and spring rolls don't stop, every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    Bueno Bueno

    Serving up $3 tacos every Thursday.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Pizza

    Devour all the slices you can for $20 and a drink.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Tuesday Trivia at Archive

    Battle it out for the jackpot over a few beers from the West End bar's extensive selection.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Live 'n' Local

    One of the Valley's favourite music venues launches a new regular showcase of homegrown talent.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Livespark

    Free live music every Sunday at Brisbane Powerhouse.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pets at the Gabba

    Brisbane gets its first regular market dedicated to pets.

  • Food & Drink

    Mt Gravatt Marketta

    A new Saturday night foodie market south of the river.

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