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Best Things to do in Fortitude Valley

Brisbane’s built on the back of a love of live music and lays claim to being the stomping ground of some of Australia’s most well-known bands. And Fortitude Valley, Brisbane's premier nightlife and entertainment precinct, is the home to the city's best live music venues. 

By day (and night) the Valley's historic laneways are a must visit for their artisan shops, cool cafes and tiny eateries and bars, while every second weekend the laneways and the Valley Mall also come to life with one of Brisbane's best indie markets.

Inspired by some of the world's great music halls, including iconic Radio City in New York, this stunning ballroom-style venue is Brisbane's answer to the old Festival Hall

The grand art deco indoor theatre, music venue and event space, which started life in 1917 as a bakery, is one of Brisbane's leading entertainment venues, hosting everything from cabaret and comedy to concerts

Located on the first floor of the historic 1920's Shannon's Building, the indie live music venue was born in 1992 and over the past 29 years has hosted some of the world's most famous acts

Up a secret dimlit set of stairs is this Twin Peaks meets Blue Velvet bar, where for the past 10 years indie music acts of all genres, comedians and other artists have performed

This secret bohemian lane is home to a vibrant, creative community of local and independent artisans, fashion designers, hair stylists, a foodie café and gourmet burger bar

The retro California -inspired lane featuring neon signs, pastel walls and artwork, is home to a secret bar, artisan shops, Brisbane’s oldest Italian restaurant and more

The bustling laneway features boutique design incubator studios, pocket-sized eateries, cool cafes, an edgy cake shop and a late night spaghetti house 

Find out more fantastic things to do in the Valley and in Brisbane by going to Brisbane City Council's website and check out Brisbetter Days Out.

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