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Things To Do This Weekend 16-18 march

New sunset cinema at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, the inaugural Irish Paddyfest, a quaint Greek sweets shop by a MKR contestant, an epic luxury shoe sale and day trips to the mountains are a few of the top things to do around Brisbane this weekend: 

What's On

Brisbane's new Sunset Cinema for all ages at the beautiful Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens will be screening films including new release, family films, classics, thrillers, adventure and much...more


The inaugural St Patrick's Day festival at historic Eagle Farm Racecourse will be the place to be on Saturday with Irish food and cocktails, Guinness, Irish bands and dancers and comedian Jimeoin...more


The Eisteddfod, the first in a trio of gritty award-winning and classic reworked plays by the best and brightest theatre makers in Brisbane at Metro Arts, opens this week, with 3-play tickets just $60...more

Active Parks

From cycling, dancing and Pilates to gardening, there's a top Council program to keep you feeling fit and healthy while enjoying the beautiful surrounds of more than 100 local parks across Brisbane...more

Warehouse Clearance Sale 

Fashionistas, don't miss this unique chance to stock up on quality European brands of ladies shoes, handbags and jewellery for a fraction of their retail price at this Paddington pop-up shop...more

HWY Festival 

La Boite’s HWY Festival La Boite

A must for anyone considering a career in the theatre, with readings of new plays, theatre-related workshops and masterclasses, and performances of new works at La Boite's Roundhouse Theatre...more

Live & Local

The best upcoming talent from Brisbane share the stage for an hour of stand up, stories and wicked one liners, with only two things in common - where they call home, and that they are funny...more

Circus Rio 

Themed around the world-famous Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, this circus will take the whole family on an amazing journey through Brazil with stunning costumes, uplifting dance music & performances...more

Nazeem Hussain

Fresh from leaving audiences rolling in the aisles in London, Edinburgh and China and re-emerging from the African jungle in I'm a Celebrity...., Nazeem is back in Brisbane with a brand new show...more

Celia Pacquola

The star of ABC TV's Rosehaven returns to the Brisbane Comedy Festival with the world premiere of All Talk, her brand new show, for six sure-to-be-sold-out performances at the Brisbane City Hall...more

Dave Thornton

In So What Now? Dave Thornton tackles the subject of novice parenthood, including never show photos of your kid to a non-parent and that you rarely need to leave your 3km home radius...more 

Cal Wilson

Get set for 'a fast-paced hour of hilarious musings' when Australia's favourite adopted kiwi comedian takes to the stage to try and make sense of everything she's ever done in Hindsight...more

Tommy Little

The self-proclaimed King of Stupid is bringing his unique brand of humour to this year's Brisbane Comedy Festival, so forget your troubles and come have a laugh with the best of all the idiots...more

Wil Anderson 

Six-time winner People's Choice Award, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and beloved host of ABC TV's Gruen is one of the absolute highlight acts of this year's Brisbane Comedy Festival...more

ANZAC: Photographs by Laurence Aberhart


This fascinating free exhibition is the result of acclaimed New Zealand photographer Laurence Aberhart's 30 year journey photographing World War I Memorials across New Zealand and Australia...more

Must Do Coming Up

Australia's inimitable Geoffrey Robertson is in Brisbane for one evening only to share his personal journey from pimply state schoolboy to leading the struggle for human rights throughout the world...more

Cheese & Wine of Southern Australia

Cheese & Wine of Southern Australia, Treasury Brisbane

The stunning fairylit courtyard of the heritage-listed Treasury Brisbane is the setting for an upcoming Friday night of Southern Australian cheese and wine tasting with live entertainment under the stars...more

Human Evolution & Play for Under 5s at the World Science Festival

Visit the C&K marquee at World Science Festival for free hands-on experiences - obstacle courses, inventions & problem solving and interact with robotics where kids can explore & develop curiosity...more

The Comedy Experiment

Head to the Logan Entertainment Centre for a weekend of side-splitting laughs with three nights of stand up comedy by some of Australia's funniest people, preceded by live music each evening...more  

Aladdins Antique & Collectables Fair

Brisbane' s most exciting and biggest antique and collectables fair is back for 2018, with 100+ dealers, 1000s of antiques and collectables and 14400 minutes of treasure hunting under one roof...more

Good Friday Seafood Buffet - Regatta Hotel

Indulge in lunch with an impressive array of the freshest of seafood, coupled with delicious hot and cold dishes to suit all tastes and premium drinks in the Boatshed at Brisbane's iconic riverside hotel...more

Tom Gleeson

It's a Sure Thing that fave Australian comedian Tom Gleeson's brand of quick-witted humour delivered with a cheeky grin will be one of the hottest tickets of the Brisbane Comedy Festival...more

Sam Simmons

Think you know everything about the feminist Latin art movement of urban Puerto Rico in the 1970s?!?! Think again as US comedian Sam Simmons turns this world inside out and upside down...more

Iron Jack Blokes Day Out 

Gather your mates, pop on some casual gear and crack open a beer trackside, with a superscreen on the public lawn for race viewing and a live band during the day - and all for a very good cause...more 

Brisbane Marriott Easter Seafood Buffet & Sunday Brunch

Celebrate Easter at this 5 star CBD hotel with a sumptuous seafood and dessert buffet on Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights or a Sunday brunch with hot cross buns, mimosa cocktail & live music...more

Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection

In her most ambitious exhibition ever, globally renowned artist Patricia Piccinini will occupy GOMA's entire ground floor with a retrospective of her most recognisable works from the past 20 years...more

Art of the Palate

Art of the Palate, The Lab Restaurant & Bar, Treasury Brisbane

An intimate four-course dinner paired with a selection of St Hallett wines including Cellar Door exclusive wines Mattschoss & Dawkins Shiraz along with the works of artist Matt Stewart...more

What's New 

This schmick new café is the first to open in an upcoming eat/retail precinct - and it's worth visiting...more

Mythos Corner Store

Mythos Corner Store Deagon

A colonial store has been transformed into a sweet Greek café by a My Kitchen Rules contestant...more

Two Bears Espresso 

In the heart of a northside village is this fantastic new family and dog friendly café with play area...more 

The Pantry

A quaint colonial bayside shop has been turned into a gourmet pantry, general store and café...more 

The New Black

A heritage inner city building has become home to this gorgeous new rustic coffee lounge bar...more


The CBD lunchtime takeaway scene has just hotted up with the arrival of this gourmet burger bar...more

Fat Angel

Brisbane just got its very first American-style sports bar next door to a music bar in a city laneway...more 

What We Loved This Week

One of Brisbane's most stunning bar eateries, Electric Avenue will take you higher as it has opened a new foodie chapter as a fabulous gastropub...more

Mountain Day Trips

Combining lush rainforest walks, stunning lookouts, quaint cafes and a scenic drive there and back...more 


This spectacular day trip features world heritage rainforests, waterfalls and jaw-dropping views...more 

Mt Tamborine

A day of bush walks, quaint cafes and tea rooms, country pubs, a skywalk, art galleries and shops...more


See an F11 and other aircraft throughout history up close in their hangars this Sunday at Amberley...more

Super Parks

South East Queensland is blessed with some amazing mega playgrounds where you can spend a day...more

Hidden Vale Adventure Park

Hidden Vale Adventure Park, Grandchester

Just an hour from Brisbane is this fantastic adventure park perfect for family mountain bike rides...more