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Things To Do This Weekend 25-27 may

Pop-up laneway vineyards, eco and dog festivals, glamping in the winery, a Cambodian dining find and a beer carnival to launch the awesome new Bavarian Beerhaus are just a few of the great things to do around Brisbane this weekend:

What's On

To launch the new Bavarian Beerhaus in the Brisbane Showgrounds heritage-listed Royal Snack Bar, Brisbane is invited to an epic weekend long beer carnival with old-fashioned fun fair...more  

Laneway Vineyard

The iconic Regatta Hotel has an enchanted laneway vineyard popping up with some 100 wines to sample, live music, delicious food stations and a special Must Do discount for the Launch Party...more


Logan Eco-Action Festival (LEAF) 2018

This mega fun, inspiring and educational community festival offers attendees access to an amazing range of eco businesses, demonstrations, workshops, children's activities and live music...more

NewBARKet Dog Fest

The inaugural Newmarket dog festival is a pawsome event for owners and their 4-legged besties, featuring doggie market stalls, puppy yoga, a dog parade and tricks and skills showcase...more

Planetarium 40th Anniversary

Come along to celebrate with a jam-packed weekend of fun events, including films and a free public lecture on Astrovisualisation by Dr Carter Emmart from the American Museum of Natural History...more

Curious Affection Film Program

The cult classic original Blade Runner (1982) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017) face off at GOMA Cinema as part of the final weekend of this fascinating film program selected by artist Patricia Piccinini...more

Spirits of the Red Sand 

Spirits of the Red Sand

Australia's most spectacular interactive cultural theatre show and dinner, located in Beenleigh Historic Village is one of the most memorable nights out that you'll ever have - a must see!..more

DOGUE Bulimba

DOGUE Bulimba

Brisbane's first luxe dog boutique opens with a day of fun-filled festivities this weekend including colour chalking for dogs, face painting for kids, giveaways and a pup-arazzi photo booth...more 

Must Do Coming Up

A cosy, intimate concert which invites audience members to get up close and personal with Camerata's outstanding players as they perform a 'Small is Beautiful' selection of music...more 

Brisbane International Jazz Festival 

Get into the swing of this year's Brisbane International Jazz Festival with six nights of fabulous jazz performed by leading Australian and US artists and bands in four of Brisbane's best venues...more 


Expressions Dance Company (EDC) and Hong Kong's City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) unite to present a compelling triple bill showcasing stunning new contemporary dance works...more

The Mathematics of Longing

A love story of whimsical delight and earnest gravity by internationally renowned Australian playwright Suzie Miller, with trailblazing Gold Coast based dance-theatre company, The Farm...more

Tony Albert: Visible

A free exhibition showcasing the artist's epic appropriations and re-appropriations of kitsch 'Aboriginalia', text-based installations and the award-winning photographic series 'Brothers'...more

What's New

Now you can go glamping in the vineyards just half a hour from the city at Brisbane's only winery...more

Superfly Funkeye

Down a heavenly new laneway you'll find this hidden gem of a gorgeous Japanese eatery and bar...more

The Retro Diner 

Take a trip back in time to this American-style 1950's diner in the historic Top of Town precinct...more

The Colombian Coffee Dealer

An old corner store has been converted into this quaint coffee house that also does a mean burger...more

Than Nuong Vietnamese Restaurant & Bar

House specialty at this atmospheric restaurant and bar are delectable Vietnamese charcoal dishes...more 

Flippin' the Bird 

This hot new eatery is the go-to for fried chicken with a country, spicy Southern or Korean flavour...more

Thai & More Cuisine

Finally, a restaurant in Brisbane that serves traditional Cambodian cuisine alongside Thai classics...more

Pivet Café

A sleepy northern suburb has raised the café bar with the opening of this funky new foodie haunt...more

What We Loved This Week

Revisiting a 33 year old Gold Coast icon for their latest spine-tingling dinner show with its killer soundtrack by dead music stars...more 

Day Trips to Lakes

Lake Wyaralong Mt Joyce

A water paradise just 40 mins south of Brisbane that also features a stunning outdoor sculpture park...more

Lake MacDonald

Lake MacDonald Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast hinterland is home to this gorgeous lake, fringed by parklands & botanic gardens...more 

Lake Moogerah

Lookouts and picnic spots with stunning views, walks, boating & fishing are amongst the attractions...more


Kids can have fun discovering strange and curious creatures that inhabit a burrow-like environment...more

Brisbane Aquatic Centre

On Saturday & Sunday afternoons children can visit the indoor heated pool with giant water slide...more

Disney's Mulan

A legend over 2,000 years in the making & the latest in live-action Disney adaptations for the stage...more