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Things To Do This Weekend 30 march - 2 april

This Easter weekend there's plenty to do around Brisbane, from epic free festivals, Brazilian circus, Easter feasts and the Queen's Baton relay to scenic bike rides and vintage steam train trips:

What's On

Get into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games without leaving Brisbane for 12 days of fantastic free music, dance, comedy, markets, theatre, and art with 200+ events and 900+ performers...more

Good Friday Seafood Buffet 

Good Friday Seafood Luncheon, The Boatshed, The Regatta Hotel

Head along to the iconic Regatta Hotel's Boatshed for a sumptuous seafood feast with a fab selection of hot and cold dishes to suit everyone, mouth-watering salads, desserts and cakes...more 

Queen's Baton Relay 

If you're not leaving town for Easter, then take the opportunity to see the Queens Baton Relay as it passes through Brisbane with a host of free fun events to coincide with the occasion...more

Bright Bold Boundless 

Hear directly from the designers of the Queen's Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, right before the relay passes through South Bank, at this special free event at SLQ...more

Disney's Aladdin - the Musical

With breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 hundred lavish costumes, classic songs from the film and a fabulous cast, Disney's spectacular musical is exactly what you wish for...more

Watiya Juta 

A solo exhibition by Aboriginal artist Mitjili Napurrula, showcasing works that portray stories relating to the ancient ritual of the spear straightening ceremony, opens at Mitchell Fine Art on Apr 4...more

Circus Rio  

The first of its kind in Australia, Circus Rio is making history with stunts that have never before been performed in this corner of the globe - and just in time for the school hols it's happening in Logan...more

Brisbane Marriott Easter Dining 

Take your pick from the Brisbane Marriott's decadent Easter seafood and chocolate-themed dessert buffet over 3 nights or hop along to the delectable brunch including hot cross buns on Sunday...more

Sunday Sounds Aussie

The popular free all ages event returns to Sanctuary Cove on April 8 with an expanded program of live performances & fantastic entertainment headlined by ARIA Award Winner Russell Morris...more

The Society Rooftop

Brisbane has a glam new rooftop bar popping up on Saturday afternoons throughout April, with free-flowing Aperol Spritz and an all-inclusive food and drink package...more

DPP Boxing: Revolution

DDP Boxing: Revolution

The biggest boxing event to be held in Australia in 2018 is coming to Brisbane on April 7th, with the best young talent set to go head to head in what promised to be the most entertaining night...more

Food Adventure Buffet

The Food Adventure Buffet at Brisbane's Four Points by Sheraton is a top family-friendly spot to let your taste buds explore global flavours, focusing on 'street eats' from across the world from now until...more

Must Do Coming Up

Staged for Queensland Music Festival 2017, Songs That Made Me will once again bring together Australian powerhouses Deborah Conway, Clare Bowditch and Hannah Macklin for one night...more 

Valley Multicultural Festival & Youth Week 

The Valley springs to life for a week of free pop-up live music, clothes swap, yoga and a silent disco in the mall, culminating in an epic evening of multicultural music, dance and arts performances...more

What's New

Paddle and explore the scenic Brisbane river and nearby waterways with these guided kayak tours...more 

Penny Coffee Co


An abandoned shop has been turned into this cute dog friendly café serving delicious food & coffee...more

Havana Bar


Brisbane just got this lively new Cuban bar in the base of one of Brisbane's heritage-listed woolstores...more

Macho Macho

Neon pink lighting rules at this funky new café and bar where you can graze from dawn to evening...more

Biang Biang Fresh Noodle

This tiny new budget noodle house is serving up super thick traditional northern Chinese noodles...more

Semi-Pro Brewing

This stunning new industrial chic microbrewery with kids room has just opened in Brisbane's east...more

Eighteen 88

A heritage-listed 19th century theatre is home to a gorgeous little café tucked away at street entry...more

3 Blind Mice

Discovered this quaint Pakistani fusion café serving seriously good breakfast & lunch in a bay village...more

Boo's Kitchen

Get your fix of authentic northern Thai cuisine and unique creative dishes at this inner city eatery...more 

Pastaissimo Italian Cuisine

Enjoy lake views from the verandah while chowing down on traditional premise made pizza & pasta...more

The Malecon Cuban Rum Bar

Just opened in a secret inner city location is this vintage Cuban cocktail & craft rum bar...more

What We Loved This Week

Paying tribute to the best arcades of the 80's and 90's, 1Up Arcade is the largest freeplay retro arcade in Australia, with 400 square metres of arcade games, retro consoles and pinball machines...more

Bike Rides

Family riding bikes on Bribie Island near Brisbane

A ride taking in picnic areas, war relics, bird hides, playgrounds and tiny strips of white-capped beach...more


Follow the old rail line on a bike ride through scenic countryside, quaint bridges and historic stations...more

Mt Coot-tha - Rocks Riverside

This ride starts at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens and ends at Rocks Riverside riverfront parklands...more 


A program of free & low-cost fun activities including skateboarding, water sports & rock climbing...more 

Steam Train Sunday

Steam Train Sunday

All aboard the vintage steam train on Easter Sunday morning for a nostalgic ride around Brisbane...more

Easter Eggstravaganza

Take the kids along to beautiful Sanctuary Cove this Sunday for a free fun-packed family day out...more

Festival 2018 Brisbane  


All around Brisbane there's a fantastic program of free cultural performances, events and workshops...more