Best Things To Do In Rocklea

Brisbane's industrial south-side suburb of Rocklea is something of a sleeper, known chiefly for the Brisbane Markets. Yet there are some hidden gems including funky cafes to be found amongst the leafy pockets of interwar cottages and even a Russian Orthodox church with an interesting history.

3 Red Bikes

A corner weatherboard cottage that is a charming treasure trove of bric-a-brac, vintage clothes and accessories, homewares, jewellery, toys, garden ornaments and tools, furniture and retro decor...more

Oxley Common

This vast green rural expanse looks like it was beamed in from the country and is home to sheep, a water bird habitat, wetland, picnic shelters, creek, several walking tracks and off-leash dog park...more 

Evolve Organics Cafe

A secret little café tucked away at the rear of the local organics and wholefood superstore makes a great place for a light healthy breakfast (try the Simple or Paleo) or lunch (try the Nutrition Bomb)...more

Saturday Fresh Market 

One of Brisbane's best weekend markets located at Brisbane Marketplace is a mega bazaar of fruit, veges, meats, deli items & street food stalls (followed by the Sunday Discovery for treasure hunters)...more

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Boho Luxe Market is a massive festival-style market at The Old Museum
Dolly Diamond's Bl*nkety Bl*nks is a hilarious variety show for adults-only
Quilty is a stunning exhibition of the works of contemporary artist Ben Quilty
Australia's biggest Inflatable Fun Park is coming to Brisbane
The BBQ & Beer Roadshow at Redland Showgrounds where you can sample delicious BBQ meat and craft brews
Join award-winning author Tara June Winch in conversation with Melissa Lucashenko
Logan Live is a month-long celebration of live music
Queensland Music Festival returns for 3 weeks in July
Portside Wharf is hosting a decadent chocolate festival

Winter School Holiday Activities

Keep the kids busy this winter school holidays with Brisbane City Council’s fantastic free and low-cost school holiday activities
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