Top Weekenders Jul 19-21

From jazz in yarn-bombed country towns, fire and ice and music festivals to new French rooftop bars, heritage-listed restaurants, cool new cafes and historic walks, 25+ top things to do this weekend in Brisbane:

WHAT'S ON
Jumpers and Jazz in July is Queensland’s quirkiest festival - a colourful event featuring stunning visual arts and marvellous jazz
My Urrwai is a unique and intimate show created by Ghenoa Gela, Torres Strait mainlander and walking political statement
NOOSA alive! is a fantastic 10-day festival of theatre, literature, music, dance, film, visual arts and cuisine
My Brilliant Divorce is a witty, one-women play about divorce; made famous by Dawn French on a West End stage
There's no better time to get out and explore Brisbane’s backyards than during these gorgeous mild winter days
The annual World Press Photo Exhibition is stunning visitors at Brisbane Powerhouse this July
Obsessed: Compelled to make is a fascinating exhibition at The Workshops Rail Museum on display until Aug 4
Triple M Rocks Tattersall's Race Day with live rock band Living in the 70s and a host of other entertainment
Celebrate the last weeks of winter at this fantastic family-friendly Fire & Ice Food Festival
Take advantage of a special offer for Maps and Journeys – Navigating by the Sky and purchase tickets for just $50*!
This month-long celebration of live music will showcase the City of Logan's emerging and established musicians
Indulge in the signature Saturday High Tea in Eden’s Table with a selection of delicious savoury and sweet treats
Celebrate the best of Queensland on a plate at Brisbane Marriott's Celebrity Chef Harvest Dinner on July 18
This fascinating exhibition explores the history of the Australian South Sea Islanders who were tricked, kidnapped and enslaved

Take a journey to Queensland’s Granite Belt with local favourites, La Petite Mort. Taste a delicious 4-course dinner perfectly paired with a selection of La Petite Mort’s finest wines and learn about the history and origin of the food and wine

MUST DO COMING UP
Coffee aficionados won't want to miss The Lanes Coffee Festival when it comes to Fortitude Valley this Saturday
La Boite and shake and stir have teamed up to bring Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts to Brisbane this winter
The Brisbane BBQ Festival is an epic 2-day celebration of music, meat and fire being held on the sporting fields at Victoria Park
The Ultimate Queen Celebration starring Marc Martel returns to Brisbane for one night only at The Tivoli
Sunsets by Sanctuary Cove is a fantastic 2-day festival celebrating fine food, wine, beer and live music
‘Unlearning’ brings together new and recent artworks, commissions, collection exhibitions, artists and creative thinkers
Don't miss the Piano Battle Winter season special offer of 15% discount to see this amazing performance
The Teddy Bears' Picnic is a family-friendly race day with free activities for kids & live racing for the young at heart
Don’t miss this world-first live event when two of the best adventure climbers in the world come to QPAC

Oktoberfest Brisbane is coming back to the Brisbane Showgrounds this Oktober! Don’t delay and BOOK your tickets NOW to save over 20% off gate prices during the Early Bird sale. Don’t delay, Early Bird finishes 31 July! Book now!

What's New
Phat Boy is a game-changing Thai restaurant in Brisbane offering traditional Thai dishes and unique dining
Foresters Restaurant and Bar in Fortitude Valley is the epitome of elegance; a Modern Australian all-day eatery
Maria Caribbean Kitchen is a taste of sunshine bringing authentic flavours of the Caribbean to Toowong
Hop_Space is a secret craft beer and tapas bar found tucked away off a service road in Springwood
Superfly Pizza is a  funky pizzeria tucked away in Eden Lane, a hidden laneway in the heart of Woolloongabba
This multi-level French bistro in Woolloongabba is a sibling for Brisbane's favourite French restaurant
Blackout Coffee is a funky cafe renowned for its excellent espresso and delicious grazing boxes
Botanical Lab is a unique gift and tea shop in the Valley where delicious bubble teas are served in glass beakers
The Cuzzy'z Kitchen serve classic Kiwi-style meals featuring all the authentic flavours of New Zealand
Bishnu's Himalayan Kitchen brings all the colours and flavours of Nepal and India to Stafford Heights
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
From cool Melbourne laneway style cafes to coffee roasteries and dessert cafes, Logan's cafe society is booming
HISTORIC NEIGHBOURHOOD WALKS
This walk around East Brisbane, one of Brisbane’s best kept secrets, reveals quaint churches, elegant parks, stately Victorian villas and a hidden creek life
One of Brisbane’s best urban walks for its variety – secluded bush, city vistas, river boardwalk, bars and cafes – and the unique ambience of Teneriffe’s leafy streets
A two hour ramble through the labyrinth of Highgate Hill’s historical streets, taking in the river, hidden parks, grand 19th century villas
KIDS
Oscar Wilde’s The Young King comes to life on stage with a must-see piece of immersive theatre at QPAC until July 27
The Little Green Road to Fairyland is a magical fairy tale for the littlest lovers of dance and music at QPAC
Across Brisbane and its surrounds, there are hundreds of kids parks and playgrounds, many with imaginative and inspirational themes.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

A unique chance to journey through 5 weddings in one night
Romeo & Juliet is the unmissable ballet event of the year
Don't miss the Australian premiere of Piano Battle
The Boy from Oz is being brought back to the stage by Savoyards
It has sparked a cult following across the world and it's coming to Brisbane
Spend an evening with 'one of the most extraordinary people in the world today
Camerata returns to QPAC on August 29 for an unmissable concert
Queensland Pops Orchestra joins forces with guest star Rob Mills
The Bakery Lane Bake Off is Brisbane's first mini cake festival

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