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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Feast on truffle-filled treats at this Garden City restaurant or tap into your inner Francophile at a festival dedicated to French wine, cheese and culture.
By Concrete Playground
January 13, 2020
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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Feast on truffle-filled treats at this Garden City restaurant or tap into your inner Francophile at a festival dedicated to French wine, cheese and culture.
By Concrete Playground
January 13, 2020
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  • Travel & Leisure

    Lunar New Year at Brisbane Quarter

    See in the Year of the Rat with a light show, cherry blossoms and dumplings.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Australian Cinemas Bushfire Appeal

    For one day, Brisbane cinemas will be donating $2 from each ticket to bushfire relief efforts.

  • Food & Drink

    Sparkling Springs 2020

    Drink unlimited bubbles from a fountain every weekend.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Biggest Little Farm

    This insightful documentary about a Californian couple’s efforts to start an eco-conscious farm will inspire you to pack up and live on the land.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bombshell

    There's a vital story at the heart of this dramatisation of Fox News' sexual harassment scandal, but this star-studded drama is an empty shell of a #MeToo movie.

  • Food & Drink

    Pups and Pies

    A pie-fuelled party where your pupper can grab a slice, too.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga + Beer for the Bushfire Appeal

    Bend and stretch in the XXXX Brewery — and help a good cause.

  • Food & Drink

    Citrus & Seafood

    Spend the afternoon with a spritz in hand at this Mediterranean-style pop-up.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    1917

    Gripping, urgent and strikingly shot, this First World War drama follows two soldiers as they venture through enemy territory.

  • Design & Style

    Ltd. Edition Fashion Fun-Raiser

    This day-long pre-loved and designer sale will donate all proceeds to folks affected by the bushfires.

  • Food & Drink

    National Cheese Toast Day

    Tuck into free cheese toast — and try a new flavour.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Five Bands Five Bucks

    An evening's entertainment, all for a fiver.

  • Food & Drink

    Rainbow Slushies

    A slushie bar with six different flavours has popped up by the river to help you keep cool this summer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    From Brissy, With Love — A Fire Relief Benefit

    Catch The Grates, Thelma Plum and Alex the Astronaut at The Triffid's huge bushfire relief gig.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Bullseye for the Bush

    Fortitude Valley's new electronic darts bar is donating an entire day's profits to bushfire relief efforts.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    True History of the Kelly Gang

    Ned Kelly returns to the big screen in a bold, brutal masterpiece that re-imagines and re-interrogates the notorious Aussie bushranger's place in the country's history.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cheap Fakes Plays 'Dirty Dancing'

    Have the time of your life as the Brisbane band plays the iconic 80s soundtrack in full.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Sound Off at the Summit

    Practice your best mountain pose while you’re standing on one.

  • Food & Drink

    The Fork Festival 2020

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Peepshow — Circa

    Circa brings its adults-only acrobatic cabaret to QPAC.

  • Food & Drink

    Drink All You Can Jan

    Sip booze-free craft beer and enjoy unlimited refills.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Gentlemen

    Guy Ritchie returns to his roots with a riotous crime caper filled with cockney slang, caricatures and c-bombs.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Little Women

    The classic American novel gets a sharp, savvy and soulful new adaptation, with Greta Gerwig at the helm and Saoirse Ronan leading the cast.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Tacos

    El Camino Cantina is doing two hours of endless tacos every Sunday in January.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Noise of Waters

    Splash through a selection of sea-focused cinema at GOMA's free retrospective.

  • Travel & Leisure

    X Cargo Pool Club

    The Valley shipping container hangout is bringing in a pool, cabanas and daybeds for summer.

  • Travel & Leisure

    RSPCA Queensland Pop-Up Adoption Drive 2020

    Spend a day surrounded by pups and kits.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paint Your Pet

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lifeline Bookfest 2020

    Time to stock up on soap opera-themed cookbooks and other treasures you didn't know you needed.

  • Food & Drink

    The Westin Pool Party

    Spend an afternoon at Brisbane's only swim-up pool bar.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Ginger Flower and Food Festival

    Thousands of plants will be available to buy at this Sunshine Coast event.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Book of Mormon

    It's Brisbane's time to get in on the crass magnum opus from 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone — again.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'My Dad Wrote a Porno' World Tour 2020

    The hilarious anti-erotica podcast is heading back to Brisbane.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    KURIOS: Cabinet of Curiosities — Cirque du Soleil

    Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production comes to Brisbane, complete with a cast of 47 artists from 17 countries.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2019–20

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

  • Food & Drink

    Fever-Tree Tonic & Gin Garden

    A bunch of G&T gardens are popping up at pubs and bars around Brisbane this summer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Anne Wallace: Strange Ways

    In the first major survey exhibition of her work, the Brisbane artist makes the ordinary look extraordinary.

  • Food & Drink

    Weekends on the Lawn

    Embrace Brisbane's unseasonably warm weather at this riverside pop-up party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Water

    Climb through a gymnastic sculpture, step over 100 tonnes of rock that recreates an Icelandic stream and see a real snowman.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Setting the Stage

    GOMA explores the influence of the stage on other art forms, including cinema, video art, photography, painting and sculpture.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    New Woman

    Celebrating the impressive work by Brisbane's female artists across the past 100 years.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection

    This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    High Rotation

    Step through Brisbane music history from the past three decades.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Geometries

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nathen Street: Space Pixels

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

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