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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
July 29, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
July 29, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shiva Baby

    Sharp, relatable and also filled with cringe-inducingly awkward moments, this impressive debut feature spends a day at a shiva with a college senior.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Jungle Cruise

    Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt make a delightful team in Disney's latest formulaic and corny flick based on a theme park ride.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Milton Christmas in July Twilight Markets

    Milton's weekly market is getting festive in the middle of the year.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Olympics Live

    Watch Australia's athletes compete for gold on South Bank's big screens.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Entwined: Plants and People

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Afternoon Live

    Spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon looking up and hearing about the wonders of space.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brickman Wonders of the World

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

  • Food & Drink

    Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival 2021

    Three days of food and booze by the sea shore.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Green Jam Sessions 2021

    QPAC's free Friday afternoon live music sessions are back.

  • Design & Style

    Deadly Threads: Where Did You Get That Shirt?

    More than 190 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-designed singlets, t-shirts, polo shirts and jerseys are on display at the State Library of Queensland.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Old

    M Night Shyamalan's latest thriller is frequently unnerving, insidious and moving — and also a little too neat.

  • Food & Drink

    James St Food and Wine Trail 2021

    For four days, the New Farm roadway will become a culinary wonderland.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nine Days

    A winner at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, this beautifully evocative existential drama follows unborn souls vying for a chance to live.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gunpowder Milkshake

    This female-focused action-thriller features stylish visuals and a stellar cast, but it also happily follows in other footsteps.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Space Jam: A New Legacy

    An advertisement masquerading as a movie, this 25-years-later sequel wastes both basketball superstar LeBron James and his animated Looney Tunes co-stars.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In Pursuit of Truth

    GOMA's latest free film program is filled with films that blur the lines between truth and fiction.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Peaks to Points Festival 2021

    This two-week-long outdoor festival features everything from bushwalking and birdwatching to tree-planting.

  • Food & Drink

    Dip It — Dip It Real Good

    W Hotel is serving up gooey melted chocolate for the rest of winter — and a new range of cocktails to go with it.

  • Travel & Leisure

    QAGOMA Store Winter Design Market 2021

    Shop for Brisbane's best art and design across four weekend markets.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Black Widow

    Combining spy thrills with family dramas — and aided by a top-notch cast — the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe finally gives the first female Avenger her own solo feature.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Knot

    You'll also need to listen to the three-part experience in your car — and in a room of your home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    A Midnight Visit

    This spooky experience will invite audiences into a macabre 36-room fantasy world.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Paws-Fest 2021

    Go barking mad over this one-day dog market, which'll feature more than 50 stalls slinging pet-friendly wares.

  • Food & Drink

    Stretch Yoga and Crepes

    Bend and stretch on a rooftop, then tuck into the serve-yourself crepe station.

  • Food & Drink

    Three Martini Lunch

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

  • Food & Drink

    Whisky Appreciation Month

    Sip your way through top-notch whiskies at Brisbane CBD's heritage bar.

  • 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.

  • Food & Drink

    Truffle Degustation

    Emporium's fine diner is serving up a seven-course truffle feast for $140.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Season 2021

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

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Good Food Month 2021

    This year's lineup includes star chefs, one-day pop-ups, truffle degustations, a murder mystery dinner and a shawarma party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    City in the Sun

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

  • Food & Drink

    Winter Lodge at Riverbar and Kitchen

    Embrace winter by the water — and by the fire pits — with beer-infused cheese fondue, DIY brownie s'mores and mulled Venetian cider.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

    Australia's annual showcase of Nordic cinema returns.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Bottomless Margaritas and Tacos

    Add two hours of margs and tacos to your Sunday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Infamous

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

  • 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.

  • Aperol Kombi Tour

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

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane Twilight Markets 2021

    King George Square's regular twilight makers' markets return.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Brisbane Comedy Festival 2021

    The city's annual laughfest returns with big names and big giggles.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Gigs & Picnics 2021

    Food trucks and free music in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Rooftop Yoga at Cielo

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    West Side Story — Opera Australia and GWB Entertainment

    The classic Broadway tale of star-crossed lovers hits Brisbane this July.

  • 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.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese

    Swap baked goods for cheese, plus free-flowing wine.

  • Food & Drink

    The Tropic's Beachside Brunch

    A boozy — and bottomless — waterside brunch that's worth a trip down the coast.

  • Food & Drink

    $35 Martini Saturdays

    Pair bottomless vodka martinis with sliders every week.

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