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Things To Do This Weekend feb 16-18

Celebrate Chinese New Year at a new eat street, southside temple or Sanctuary Cove, watch a silent movie, discover new bars, coffee nooks and country cafes or take an island walk - just some of the great things to do around Brisbane this weekend:

What's On

With lion dancers, lanterns and delicious eats, King Street is celebrating the diverse cultures that call the popular Bowen Hills dining hub home, including Fat Dumpling with all-you-can eat dumplings...more

Chinese Lunar New Year

Celebrate the most important day in the Chinese and Asian calendar at the Chinese Lunar New Year festival at Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley....more

BEMAC Afro Frequency

This one-off Brisbane concert to launch the new BEMAC Live series features two of Australia's most celebrated neo-traditional African artists - Lamine Sonko and Ajak Kwai as part of their Oz tour...more

Chinese New Year Sanctuary Cove

Sanctuary Cove Chinese New Year Party

Here's a fantastic way to celebrate Chinese New Year with the whole family in one of SEQ's most beautiful settings, with lion dances, fireworks, traditional Chinese activities, music and...more

Roaring Twenties Cinema

Step back in time to the golden age of silent movies in Brisbane city's vintage cinema on Friday night, with a screening of 'City Girl' (1930) starring Mary Duncan, accompanied by a live pianist...more 

Chinese New Year Chung Tian Temple 

Get up close with the Chinese lions, enjoy delicious Asian food, feast your eyes on great cultural performances and enjoy traditional music in the stunning surrounds of Chung Tian Temple...more

Must Do Coming Up

Get set for a month of laughs when the Brisbane Comedy Festival rolls in next week, bringing a side-splitting line-up of top international and Australian comedians to three Brisbane venues...more

Autumn Retreat 2018

Release your inner artisan and meet new friends at this fabulous weekend away in Stanthorpe with workshops hosted by the likes of artist Gordon Hanley and leading cheese and winemakers...more


Queensland's premier contemporary dance company presents their first enthralling and dynamic performance of the year, with works by four of Australasia's hottest young choreographers...more

Cocktails & Canapés in the Park

There's no better way to finish the working week than with a glamorous evening of luscious cocktails and canapes in a chic marquee set up in Brisbane City's historic Queens Park...more

Romance & Revolution

Presented by Camerata - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra and 'the most exciting young string quartet on the block' Orava Quartet, is an unforgettable night of dramatic and stirring music...more

Beer Fest on the Grass

Queensland's biggest beer festival, the 5th annual Beer Fest on the Grass is back at the Eatons Hill Hotel on Feb 24, with more than 130 beers and ciders available to taste, food trucks and live music...more

What's New 

The stunning new Glasshouse precinct at Westfield Carindale has a spiffy new must-visit coffee bar...more

Stones Throw 

A cool new addition to the Stones Corner cafe scene serves up top-notch creative food and coffee...more

Billykart Bar 

You've loved the restaurant, now try out the hot new bar from one of Brisbane's best-loved chefs...more

Flat Cap Espresso 

Found the most gorgeous little café that's well worth seeking out in a northside industrial suburb...more

D-SOL Café

This child and dog-friendly café is a secret local's favourite with its delicious breakfasts and lunches...more

Mill Creek Café

You can watch ducks paddling from this cute weatherboard café overlooking picturesque Mill Creek...more

Rendezvous at Dayboro

Rendezvous at Dayboro

A charming corner café, bookstore and gift shop found in the beautiful country town of Dayboro...more

Island Walks

One of Queensland's most stunning walks, with the chance to view sea life and kangaroos in the wild...more

Coochie Mudlo

Only 10 minutes by ferry from the mainland is this one-hour walk around beautiful Coochie Mudlo...more

Bribie Island 

Bribie Island

This scenic walk from Bongaree takes in parkland, wartime relics, beaches, boardwalks & bird hides...more


Kids can cool off for free this weekend at one of these great free water parks in and around Brisbane...more

Kids Fun Golf Activities

Putt Putt and Junior Golf Victoria Park

The most fun kids can have on a hilltop are these golf activities including mini golf and junior golf...more


Escape the heat this weekend by taking the kids (aged 3yrs and up) indoors for a spot of skydiving...more