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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Hang out in a cherry blossom garden, eat all the meat and cheese you can handle, or stream a David Bowie musical.
By Concrete Playground
January 14, 2021
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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Hang out in a cherry blossom garden, eat all the meat and cheese you can handle, or stream a David Bowie musical.
By Concrete Playground
January 14, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cut Copy: Brisbane Music Posters 1977–87

    Peer at artwork from Brisbane's live music history.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Suitcase Rummage 2021

    Trawl through Brisbane's favourite luggage-based trash 'n' treasure.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ammonite

    Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan are exceptional in this exquisite period romance from the director of 'God's Own Country'.

  • Food & Drink

    Champagne and Oyster Pop-Up

    Cloudland is serving sparkling and seafood to cap off your Friday.

  • Food & Drink

    21 Sundays

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Record Fair 2021

    Flick through thousands of LPs and 45s.

  • Food & Drink

    Red Hot Chilli Festival

    With chilli products to fill your cupboard, chilli dishes to feast on and chilli-eating competitions.

  • Design & Style

    Le Creuset Summer Sale

    Snag some colourful French cookware that'll last you a lifetime at up to 25 percent off.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Summerland

    This primarily World War II-set drama is mostly a straightforward affair, but it boasts memorable work from Gemma Arterton and a quiet yet potent undercurrent of subversion.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Promising Young Woman

    Carey Mulligan is fierce and formidable in this brilliant, blistering and bubblegum-hued take on the rape-revenge genre.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Green Jam: Monster Edition

    Kick back with Friday and Saturday afternoon tunes and food.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Celebrate Summer at The Pier

    Featuring live tunes, installations, a swing and neon lights brightening up the pier by night.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Meat and Cheese Boards

    Feast your way through unlimited German cheese, charcuterie and pretzels.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pieces of a Woman

    'The Crown' star Vanessa Kirby plays a woman coping with trauma in this raw and resonant drama.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Dry

    The best-selling Aussie crime novel jumps to the big screen, and Eric Bana is superb as its conflicted central cop.

  • Food & Drink

    Queensland's Happy Days

    Nab 50 percent off your bill from 5–6pm every day in January.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Eternal

    This new Darkfield Radio production is inspired by Bram Stoker's 'Dracula', and is designed to be listened to alone, at home, while you're in bed.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pixar Putt South Bank

    A Pixar-themed mini golf course is popping up in Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    Scoop!

    Serving up ice cream, circus performances, live music, sideshow rides and a dip in the lake.

  • Food & Drink

    Wing Fest

    Feast your way through a heap of chicken or cauliflower pieces — with 21 different rubs and sauces.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Unfinished Business: The Art of Gordon Bennett

    This QAGOMA exhibition features both familiar and unseen works by the famed Queensland artist.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2020–21

    Summer has arrived with the return of Brisbane's always-popular outdoor cinema.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Spritzes

    Choose from six different types seven days a week.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunny Side Up

    This new outdoor exhibition splashes artworks about Brisbane across the city's public spaces.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Enchanted Garden 2020–21

    See one of Brisbane's most popular spaces in a completely new light.

  • Food & Drink

    Cherry Blossom Garden

    Sit beneath lanterns, drink matcha sours and whiskey highballs, and eat gyoza.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Japanese Film Festival Classics Program

    Watch weird, wonderful, surreal and subversive Japanese classics for free.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shrek the Musical

    The production, which originally opened on Broadway in 2008, will bring its green-hued nostalgia to Brisbane in 2021.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bauhaus Now

    Survey the work of an influential German art school — and the designs it inspired.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Season

    The Tivoli is hosting a three-month-long curated series of gigs and shows.

  • 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

    $10 Ramen at Hai Hai

    Slurp your way through the beginning of the week.

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