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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Explore this new art exhibition, be amazed by circus performers or sip spritzes by the river.
By Concrete Playground
June 17, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
June 17, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fast and Furious 9

    With more emphasis on its soapy storyline than its spectacular stunts, the latest instalment in the high-octane franchise feels like it's on auto-pilot.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Valerie Taylor: Playing with Sharks

    This powerful documentary explores the life and underwater exploits of an Australian diving, oceanography and marine conservation icon.

  • 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.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Northey Street City Farm Winter Solstice Festival 2021

    Celebrate the longest night of the year with food, live music, dancing, talks and workshops, a lantern parade and a bonfire.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    White Pearl

    This dark comedic play is an astute examination of capitalism and casual racism — and will have you in stitches.

  • Food & Drink

    Winter in the Vineyards

    The Regatta is turning its courtyard into a vineyard-themed winter hangout — and serving up four types of mulled wine every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    $12 Martini Week

    Whether you like them shaken or stirred, you have 11 different types to choose from.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Margaritas and Tacos

    Add two hours of margs and tacos to your Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Emerging Writers' Festival 2021

    Hear from star authors like Sisonke Msimang, catch readings from emerging literary talent and check out a short story masterclass — all online.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Infamous

    After a season in Brisbane, this saucy circus and cabaret show is hitting the Gold Coast.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Half-Price Movie Tickets at Dendy Portside

    See everything from 'In the Heights' to 'Fast and Furious 9' for less than a tenner.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Live DJ Yoga: Vinyl Vinyasa

    Listen to DJs drop beats while you bust out your best downward dog.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lapsis

    This low-budget dystopian sci-fi satire takes on the gig economy, with sharp, savage and must-see results.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

    The latest 'Conjuring' film serves up the franchise's usual bumps and jumps with gusto, but too much about this threequel fails to surprise.

  • Food & Drink

    Grazed and Grown by Regional Flavours

    This year, Regional Flavours is hosting three events instead of one — and the first focuses on local providers.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunday Shawarma Party

    Gerard's Bar is serving up a weekly rotating shawarma for $20.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Dogs Day Out

    Take your canine to a dog yoga session, treat them to dog ice cream, then paint their portrait.

  • Aperol Kombi Tour

    This retro camper van is chasing the sun in the most logical of places this winter — the Sunshine State

  • Food & Drink

    King of the Wing Festival

    Tuck into ten different flavours during this two-month fest.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Distillery's True Spirit Bus

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

  • Food & Drink

    El Camino Cantina's Not So Soft Drink Series

    The Tex-Mex chain is serving up soft drink-inspired margaritas for two months.

  • Food & Drink

    Evergreen Festival

    Wander through a European-inspired festive market, then sip mulled wine over a three-course meal.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    All in a Day's Work

    From '9 to 5' and 'Frances Ha' to 'Kiki's Delivery Service' and 'Parasite', GOMA's latest free film season tackles the daily grind.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese

    Tuck into a tiered cheese tower and two hours of bottomless wine.

  • 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

    German Film Festival 2021

    This year's 30-film lineup includes the directorial debut of actor Daniel Brühl, a tense and topical thriller about immigration, and a new Rainer Werner Fassbinder biopic.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Winter Village 2021

    Go ice skating, hang out in an igloo, enjoy a snow shower and dip marshmallows in espresso martini-flavoured chocolate fudge sauce.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Wedding Singer: The Musical Comedy

    A singing, dancing stage adaptation of Adam Sandler's classic flick comes to southeast Queensland.

  • Food & Drink

    Bingo Loco

    Rave bingo is rolling into town again — so start your stretching, stat.

  • 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

    So Freshtival Pyjama Party

    Pop on your PJs and enjoy a slick night of nostalgic tunes — with a ball pit, jumping castle and free fairy floss, too.

  • 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.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in the Park 2021

    Salute the sun first thing on a Saturday morning.

  • Travel & Leisure

    CluedUpp: The Ripper

    Take to the streets of Brisbane to solve this interactive murder-mystery.

  • Food & Drink

    21 Sundays

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

  • 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

    Yum Cha Sundays

    Dumplings, pork buns and egg tarts, right by the river.

  • Food & Drink

    Wandering Cooks Urban Produce Market

    South Brisbane's foodie hub will be serving up pastries, produce and bites to eat.

  • Food & Drink

    $1 Oysters

    Enjoy freshly shucked seafood for pocket change every Friday.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Tacos

    $22 gets you a bottomless serving of tacos every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    Espresso Martini Fridays

    End the working week with $10 espresso martinis.

  • Food & Drink

    ZZT Brunch Sundays

    Tuck into a decadent Middle Eastern brunch every Sunday.

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