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Things To Do This Weekend 8-10 dec

Christmas lights, shows & carnivals, jaw-dropping circus, fascinating art & heritage trails, a Queenslander turned stunning gastropub and chic new Italian bar eatery are just a few of the top things to see and do:

What's On

Enjoy a magical free Christmas show and night markets, with food trucks, nativity scene, Christmas carols and more at this great family friendly festive event at the Multicultural Community Centre...more

Circa Humans

Ten acrobats from award-winning contemporary circus ensemble Circa take audiences of all ages on a stirring journey of what it means to be human, in a stunning show of amazing athleticism...more

Christmas Lights Government House

Government House Christmas Lights 2017

The popular Christmas light spectacular is back bigger and better at the majestic white house on the hill from this weekend - a magical must visit for all ages -  and best of all, it's free entry...more

Sanctuary Cove Christmas

For five days and two nights The Marine Village bursts to life with holiday merriment, free entertainment, boutique shopping, exquisite dining and stocking loads of activities for the kids...more 

Scott Christensen Pop-up Gallery

Scott Christensen Pop-up Gallery

Renowned bayside artist Scott Christensen has opened a pop-up gallery store in the CBD - the perfect chance to gve the gift of some stunning (and affordable) art this year...more

Must Do Coming Up

A Very Merry Christmas, Lennons Restaurant, NEXT Hotel

For just $60pp enjoy a glass of wine on arrival and a scrumptious 3-course lunch sourced from the freshest of local produce, coupled with decadent Christmas trimmings at this festive event...more

World Music Café: The Shenzo Gregorio Trio & MZAZA

Enjoy amazing world music and support the cause of Motor Neurone Disease when Gypsy folk favourites, MZAZA, are joined by gypsy jazz trio led by violinist, Shenzo Gregorio...more

Museum Twilight Market

Combining quality handmade market stalls, food vendors, a licensed bar, a free craft workshop, children's entertainment, live music and torchlight tours, a great festive night for the family...more

Mamma Mia! The Musical

Coming to Brisbane straight after Christmas is the feel-good musical featuring the story and the music by ABBA, that more than 60 million people all around the globe have fallen in love with...more 

The Little Mermaid

Enter the magical underwater world of Ballet Theatre of Queensland's The Little Mermaid, an enchanting ballet based on the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale of love, loss and discovery...more

Turner's Turn

Star of stage and screen, Geraldine Turner, makes a much welcome return to cabaret after ten years, with her acclaimed show singing up a storm and telling stories about her amazing life...more

Christmas Spectacular

Don't miss this special one-night event at theme park Aussie World, with attractions such as Santa and Mrs Claus, a Christmas village, and roving Carollers and even a sprinkling of snow...more

Video of the Week

Yayoi Kusama at GOMA

This stunning free exhibition at GOMA by famous Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is a must visit for everyone aged 0 to 100!

What's New

An iconic landmark Queenslander has been raised up and given new life as a stunning gastropub...more  

Greenbank-Veresdale Art & Heritage Trail

Greenbank to Veresdale Heritage Trail

Discover hindu temples, historic churches, public artworks and abandoned rail lines on this trail...more 

Yuzu & Co

This inner city eatery is a must visit for its creative menu of outstanding contemporary Japanese cuisine...more

Tocco Italiano

An old inner city factory has just become this chic new Amalfi Coast inspired Italian bar eatery...more 

The Chill Café

This gorgeous new café with a German twist is serving delicous fare in a leafy north suburb...more 

Biome Indooroopilly

Australia's leading eco retailer has just opened a beautiful outlet in a mega westside shopping centre...more

Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tarts

Japan's favourite snack, the iconic baked cheese tarts, have finally arrived in the Brisbane CBD...more

Allpress Espresso 

A popular Melbourne coffee roaster has set up an industrial chic café/store in an old warehouse...more

Mayfield Chocolates

The iconic Queensland chocolatier has opened another boutique in an historic Brisbane building...more 

Ramekins Café

Just discovered this cute northside café serving delicious breakfast and lunch and awesome shakes...more

Sushi Kenzen

Create your own meal - sushi burritos or rice bowls - at this custom sushi house in the inner city...more

Botanical Gardens

This gorgeous hidden treasure of a botanical garden just  to the west of Brisbane is full of surprises...more 

Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Mt Tamborine Botanic Gardens, Eagle Heights

An oasis of beauty and serenity on the mountain tip that is well worth taking time out to visit...more

Redcliffe Botanic Gardens

A myriad of walking paths wind their way through this part Moreton Bay rainforest, part heathland...more

Kids

Water play, walks, cycling, mountain biking and go-karting, to chocolate tasting tours and high tea...more 

Me, Myselfie & I

This fun new Collection-based exhibition explores representation of self and features video works...more 

Summer Festival

Offering a choose-your-own adventure program of free activities and popular Story Lab workshops...more