Top Weekenders May 24-26

From mammoth LEGO and career expos, eco festivals & boat shows to hot new Vietnamese eateries and awesome hikes, here's 20+ great ideas to make this weekend a top one:

WHAT'S ON
Shakespeare’s iconic love story, Romeo and Juliet, comes to life on stage at La Boite Theatre
City of Logan's free annual family-friendly Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF) is back, bigger and better than ever
LEGO® fans won't want to miss this mega weekend of mind-blowing displays and building opportunities
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will once again thrill boating enthusiasts over four fun-filled days
Southern Downs Harvest is a delicious Autumn luncheon held in an historic homestead in Killarney on May 25
The Humours of Bandon is a heart-felt, funny coming of age story playing at Brisbane Powerhouse May 23 to May 25
If you want the ultimate career inspiration and advice, head along to the Careers and Employment Expo
KIRIN Stakes Day returns to historic Eagle Farm Racecourse for a thrilling day of unexpected experiences on & off the track
Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul is a must-see major exhibition of one of Australia's most significant artists at IAG
BRISBANE ART DESIGN is a fabulous celebration of visual art and design to showcase the city’s creative talent
Freshtival is a fresh seafood festival happening at Treasury Brisbane restaurants from April 18-May 31
MUST DO COMING UP
The regal gates of Queensland's Government House will open to members of the public on Saturday the 1st of June
Celebrate one of the greatest songwriting duos of all time at Let It Be: The Beatles Songs of Lennon and McCartney
Join Grammy Award winning guitarist and composer, Bill Frisell for a rare intimate performance at Brisbane Powerhouse
Duck returns to the Cremorne Theatre for a quacking season this June, following its sell-out premiere at 2018 Out of the Box festival
Embark on a fascinating journey to Iceland and into the fierce lives of the Vikings with author Kári Gíslason
The biggest day in Queensland racing is back at heritage-listed Eagle Farm Racecourse for the biggest winter racing season yet
The Veuve Clicquot Chalet at Customs House is Brisbane's must-visit Aspen-inspired pop-up riverside bar
Ponies, people watching, fashion & fine jewellery combine at the 2019 McLaren Polo by the Sea this Saturday
Brisbane Night Market is throwing a massive celebration of all things Burgers and Beers this Friday night
WHAT'S NEW
The Fantauzzo is a stunning art series hotel carved into the cliff face under the Story Bridge
NGON is a cool budget Vietnamese eatery in an upstairs-downstairs Paddington shop
Stanton is a casual, chic restaurant and bar in a luxurious setting overlooking Queen Street Mall
Burger Time 69 is a laid back suburban venue with summer vibes, featuring colorful murals and booths for casual dining
Sweet As Brew is a cute cafe dishing up delicious chocolatey treats for breakfast, lunch and dessert
This French-Vietnamese inspired restaurant features authentic Ho Chi Minh City breakfasts, lunches and dinners
3 Dragonflies Cafe is a quaint, cupboard-sized cafe housed in a historic building in Brisbane's CBD
Mamma Do is bringing Mamma's authentic Vietnamese recipes to Spring Hill with delicious, budget Viet street food
The Flo is a gorgeous, modern industrial cafe and florist in Spring Hill serving well-brewed Bellissimo coffee and light eats
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
This cultural melting pot boasts foodie markets, bakeries, cafes & restaurants offering authentic cuisine from around the globe
WEEKEND HIKES
The 6.8km Mt Cordeaux hike is a really great option for families wanting to do a walk that is a bit of a challenge for young kids
Mt Edwards is one of the peaks overlooking the magnificent Lake Moogerah, and is part of Moogerah Peaks National Park. About one hour from Brisbane, this small peak can be hiked
The Flinders Peak hike is a Class Five (Difficult) 3-6 hour walking trail not far from Ipswich, with panoramic views from the summit
KIDS
Powerkids: Little Artists at Play at the Brisbane Powerhouse is a fantastic free creative play workshop series for children aged 0-5 years
Brisbane offers children and families a wide range of opportunities to experience living history. From an old world tram ride to
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

This fascinating exhibition uncovers the stories of Greek migrants
The Boy from Oz is being brought back to the stage by Savoyards
Riverfire at Riverbar and Kitchen is back
Celebrate Riverfire from Brisbane’s highest viewing point
Brisbane Festival paints a canvas in the night’s sky this September 28
Laser Beak Man, Brisbane’s favourite local hero, is back!
BIFF 2019 brings more than 110 features, documentaries & short films to town
This signature event will showcase Brisbane as part of a unique & growing international network
Broadway legend Faith Prince returns to Brisbane

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