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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
February 24, 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
February 24, 2020
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Invisible Man

    Elisabeth Moss is at her tormented best in this smart, stylish and supremely relevant Australian-shot remake of a monster movie classic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Drop Festival 2020

    The boutique festival will once again follow the World Surf League Championships across the country, headlined by The Presets and Boy & Bear.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Lodge

    Set in a remote cabin and featuring a bone-chilling performance by Riley Keough, this atmospheric psychological thriller never just sticks to an easy formula.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Chicken Parmigianas

    Tuck into the good schnit for a tenner.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane 2020

    Brisbane's annual contemporary dance festival is back — and this year, it's free.

  • Food & Drink

    $5 Margaritas at TGI Fridays

    Sip $5 cocktails — in strawberry and coconut, mango and blood orange flavours.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Greenhouse Plant Sale

    Pick up greenery bargains in Brisbane's north.

  • Food & Drink

    Champagne Garden at West Village

    Sip champagne — and eat plenty of snacks — in West End's leafy precinct.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Suitcase Rummage 2020

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Plant Empire Autumn Market

    Slinging greenery, pots, ceramics, crafts and more.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Happy Prince

    See Oscar Wilde's poignant and magical tale come to life.

  • Food & Drink

    Ginfused Festival 2020

    Spend a day knocking back juniper spirits.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Knockoff 2020

    End your working week with free comedy.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Speed': The Movie, The Play

    Revisit the movie 'Speed' from the backseat of a real bus.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nine Lives Festival

    A huge day-long block party is taking over The Tivoli — and as well as featuring bands and markets, it's dog-friendly.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Stanthorpe Apple & Grape Harvest Festival

    This biennial festival of food, wine and community has been running for more than 60 years.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Queen + Adam Lambert

    Original Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor are teaming up with long-time frontman Adam Lambert.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Richard Jewell

    Exploring the story behind the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games bombing, Clint Eastwood's latest drama champions a hero — but needlessly focuses on a cartoonish villain, too.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    The speedy bundle of blue fluff makes the leap to the big screen — but fans of the game might be left scratching their heads.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Emma

    Jane Austen's matchmaker returns to the screen in this dutifully faithful, perfectly palatable yet hardly memorable adaptation.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Coffee & Comedy

    Break up your afternoon with a free cuppa and comedy gig.

  • Food & Drink

    Dining in the Dark 2020

    Enjoy a three-course meal and drinks in (almost) complete darkness.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Yot Club

    The next-level party boat has two bars, a stage and a dance floor — and it's sailing through Brisbane for the next two months.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Limber Up with Llamas

    Already blissed out with baby farm animals? Try bending and stretching surrounded by these critters.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brisbane Comedy Festival 2020

    Marking its 11th year, the city's annual laughfest returns with big names and big giggles.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Spiders – The Exhibition

    Get caught in Queensland Museum's web — with more than 200 spider specimens on display, including 12 live species.

  • Food & Drink

    Pool Bar

    Tuck into espresso martini soft serves, sit on deck chairs and soak in the riverside vibes.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Feel Good Program 2020

    Everything is better when it's free — especially exercise.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Infamous

    The saucy circus and cabaret show returns.

  • Food & Drink

    Citrus & Seafood

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Retro Cinema at Red Hill

    Revisit classic flicks at Brisbane's newest cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    BrisAsia Festival 2020

    Feast on Asian delicacies, dance in cosplay to DJs or party on a rooftop.

  • Food & Drink

    The Fork Festival 2020

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

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

    High Rotation

    Step through Brisbane music history from the past three decades.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nathen Street: Space Pixels

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

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