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Things To Do This Weekend 18-20 aug

An aviation expo, a dog film festival, an antique store in an historic cinema, mini golf, a mountain craft brewery and secret new bush walks to discover are some of the great things to around Brisbane this weekend:

what's on

2017 Aviation Expo Brisbane Airport

A must attend for those keen on an aviation career and recommended for anyone interested in the industry, covering everything from careers and lifestyle to community and hands-on experiences...more 


Head to The Cube to participate in an intriguing interactive digital game of robots, with the chance to try your hand at improving the efficiency of the robots at a waste recovery facility...more 

Lord Mayor's Photographic Awards

Get your vote in now for the People's Choice Award for the best image of beautiful Brisbane, either online, at Brisbane City Hall until Thursday Aug 17th or at the Ekka until Sunday Aug 20th...more

Machination/Why the Future Still Needs Us 

Machination Why future still needs us: AI and humanity

See how past and future advances in technology interact with humans and creativity in 2 fascinating exhibitions at the special Opening Weekend preview, including artist talks on Saturday...more


A new body of sculptural work, by emerging artist Warraba Weatherall, marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody...more

Top Dog Film Festival 

Top Dog Film Festival, Brisbane

Brisbane's first film festival dedicated entirely to dogs is a curated canine-themed program of eight inspirational, heart-warming and entertaining short films from around the world...more 

Must Do Coming Up

Horrible Harriet

The talented team behind the hit stage productions 13- 26- and 52-Storey Treehouses, The Gruffalo, and Mr Stink, bring the works of Australian Children's Laureate, Leigh Hobbs, to life on stage...more

Technicolour Multicultural Festival

Technicolour Multicultural Festival Newmarket

Here's a great free day out for all the family - a lively and colourful festival featuring street food from around the world, live entertainment and a host of fun activities for children...more

Robert Fisk: Through a Glass Darkly

Book now for an evening with renowned award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster Robert Fisk, in a thought-provoking discussion titled Through a Glass, Darkly: History, Lies and ISIS...more

Aladdins Antique & Collectables Fair

Aladdins Antique and Collectables Fair

Brisbane's most popular antique fair is coming back to the Windsor Table Tennis Centre later this month, again showcasing over 130 dealers and thousands of unique antiques and collectables...more

Museum Twilight Markets

Set in the stunning grounds of the heritage-listed Workshops Rail Museum, the popular twilight markets return with great street eats, pop-up bar, live music, market stalls and torchlight tours...more

What's New

With stunning views of Story Bridge and Brisbane river, this bar is the perfect after-work destination...more

Camp Hill Antique Centre

An historic eastside theatre has been given a new lease of life as this cool and funky antique centre...more

Tart Cafe


The foyer of an old movie theatre has been converted into a cool retro café serving delicious food...more

Single O

A boutique Sydney coffee outfit has this pocket-sized brew bar that is open to the public on Fridays...more

Fortitude Brewing

Stumbled across this fantastic cellar door and microbrewery with beer garden on a mountain top...more

New Bush Walks

Stunning views across Brisbane and to Mt Barney reward bushwalkers who take this secret 3km hike...more

Stockyard Creek 

Stockyard Creek Circuit Brisbane Koala Bushland

A beautiful and easy bushwalk for all ages and abilities through some of Brisbane's Koala Bushland...more

White Rock Spring Mountain 

White Rock Spring Mountain Ipswich

With unique prominent outcrops of weathered white rock, this bushland estate is full of surprises...more


It's free to see the koalas at this southside centre, with some great family friendly bush walks nearby...more 

Putt Putt Mini Golf

Brisbane's best mini golf course is set in lush garden surrounds, with stunning views & onsite eatery...more

13 Family Bike Rides

Here's 13 lovely bike rides, from bush to bay, rail trails to islands, for young cyclists and families...more