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Things To Do This Weekend 29 june - 1 july

An epic BBQ festival, secret Filipino cottage and garden cafes, retro diners, ice skating and heritage trails are just a few of the great things to do in and around Brisbane this weekend:

what's on

Now in its 4th year, the popular weekend-long event will see BBQ food stalls, bars, BBQ markets, live music, great entertainment for the whole family and more, take over Victoria Park sporting fields...more

At Last: The Etta James Story

At Last-The Etta James Story Brisbane Powerhouse

Starring the sensational Vika Bull, along with some of Australia's finest, funkiest musicians, this show tells the story of soul legend Etta James' turbulent life, featuring some of her most beloved songs...more

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick's Academy Award© winning compelling science fiction drama of man vs. Machine is celebrating its 50th anniversary with weekend screenings in 70mm exclusively at Palace Centro...more

Eats & Beats

This Friday night's popular food truck and music festival doubles as a house-warming party for the Brisbane Roar, who will be in attendance at their new home at Logan Metro Sports Park...more

Les Miserables 

Featuring a cast of 52 talented Brisbane performers, a live orchestra & performed in the luxurious surroundings of the Iona Performing Arts Centre, this new production is one for the whole family...more

Silver & Gold: Unique Australian Objects 

See exceptional nineteenth and early twentieth century Australian silver and gold objects drawn from the National Gallery of Australia's significant collection of colonial decorative arts and design...more

Women of Utopia

This new Mitchell Fine Art exhibition showcases significant artworks by some of Australia's most recognisable female Aboriginal artists from the Utopia region in Central Australia...more

Must Do Coming Up

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this life-changing record, a line-up of Australia's iconic movie stars will be performing all of the hits in the order they appeared on The White Album...more 

Stadium Stomp

This unique and fun fitness challenge is open to participants aged 5yrs+, who are sent on a course to climb up and down hundreds to thousands of stairs within the Gabba, and all for a good cause...more 

Peaks to Points Festival

A highlight of the fab environmental festival is the free Family Fun Day, with Street Science stage show, kids arts and crafts, baby animal farm and the chance for kids to plant their own pot plant...more


The ever-cool Grammy award-winning New Zealand singer returns to Australia with her third incredible album Primal Heart and Brisbane fans can catch her for one evening at The Triffid...more 

Tattersall's Club Race Day

This Doomben race day will be pumping rock favourites with the live rock band Phoenix, entertaining punters, an air guitar competition with great prizes to be won and the Sky Racing Listed race...more

Around the World in 80 Days

The original Amazing Race is a joyfully frenetic whirlwind of a show, full of daft Victorian invention, daring deeds and downright silliness in the style of Monty Python, with 3 shows in Brisbane...more 

Bowerbird & The Bride Expo

From the collection of costume designer Marion Boyce (Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries and The Dressmaker) is this exhibition of 40+ bridal gowns from 1860 to 1970 at Old Government House...more

Jumpers and Jazz in July

Queensland's quirkiest yarnbombing & jazz winter festival takes over the historic town of Warwick, with exhibitions, concerts, bonfires, cabaret, markets, a park picnic, winter dinner & kids activities...more

The Great Detective

This intriguing new cinema program at GOMA brings together a selection of films from the silent era to the present day, celebrating detectives on screen, from the professional to the amateur...more

Wedding Garden Party

Everyone's invited to a free family day out on the lawns of Old Government House, with dance classes, lawn games, pop-up salon and DIY wedding-themed activities, live music and DJ tunes...more


Video of the Week

Try your hand at being a Navy Seal in this high ropes and obstacle challenge...more

What's New

TT Diner Archerfield

This quirky retro burger bar and diner has just opened in an historic Brisbane airport precinct...more

Kadison & Lealte

An old weatherboard cottage with picket fence 'garden' has been converted into this quaint café...more 

Riverstop Café

In a beautiful garden setting is this secret northside café with mini playground and scenic lake views...more

Method Coffee Bar

Inside a northern warehouse you'll find an exotic chandelier-lit coffee lounge and creative space...more

Felix & Amor

A charming bayside café serving a traditional Filipino-flavoured menu for breakfast, lunch & dessert...more

Black Sheep Coffee

Tucked away in a commercial area is this funky dog-friendly coffee lounge with cute kids playroom...more  

Toshi's Kitchen

This eatery in Brisbane's north is the go-to for sushi and traditional Japanese dishes on a budget...more   

The Hideout Coffee House 

Stumbled across this eclectic retro coffee nook serving coffee, iced tea & delicious homemade slices...more

Heritage Trails

Tram shelters, the old School of Arts, heritage-listed monastery and convent are some historic sites...more  


The road to the river is lined with history, from cinemas to pioneer cottages and sports grandstands...more


Ipswich Heritage Trail old post office and town hall

Historic Ipswich's CBD makes a fascinating place to explore with so many grand preserved buildings...more 


This mega arts and cultural festival for children aged 8 years and under is an absolute must-attend...more

Winter School Holiday Skating

An awesome ice rink has popped up in a westside shopping centre and kids can skate free of charge...more

Family Fun Day & Movie Night

Brookhaven Family Fun Day and Movie Night

Free family day out with dog show, side show alley games, donut wall, snow globe, movie and...more

Treasure Hunt 

Treasure Hunt Ipswich Art Gallery

Kids can create their own treasure bag, then dig for treasure in the massive Treasure Hunt sand pit...more

Mister Maker Returns 

Mister Maker Returns Logan Entertainment Centre

Don't miss your chance to see hilarious world-class act Mister Maker at LEC - tickets are selling fast!..more