This Weekend Apr 23-26

From ANZAC Day commemorations to designer markets, movie theme concerts, comedy acts and high tea to funky new bars and cafes, the top things to do around Brisbane this long weekend:

WHAT'S ON
The Finders Keepers is a fabulous festival-style 3-day market held in the Brisbane Showgrounds
Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s popular Cinematic show returns to QPAC in April with a blockbuster line-up of movie music
Discover the height of High Tea at The Lab with an indulgent afternoon of sweet and savoury treats & champagne
Making the most of the warm Autumn days and nights, this relaxed and dreamy bohemian inspired pop-up is this season’s must-do social setting
Treasury Brisbane is offering 40 Days of Daily Specials across its restaurants as part of the 40 Days of Flavour Festival
This stunning exhibition showcases the artistic expression and cultural knowledge of three sisters
Discover 40 Days of Flavour at Black Hide By Gambaro with a delicious dinner degustation or luxe lunch
Adapted from the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, this show will enchant young audiences
Only a couple of weeks left to see this nostalgic exhibition so why not get along this long weekend
Celebrate 40 Days of Flavour at Treasury Brisbane's 24/7 Sports Bar, LiveWire, with fantastic daily deals from 12-8pm
The Umbilical Brothers are bringing their new, mind-blowing, live show, The Distraction, to QPAC in April
ANZAC DAY
Discover ways to commemorate Anzac Day 2021 at home and in person at Anzac Square Memorial Galleries
Commemorate ANZAC Day 2021 at the iconic Regatta Hotel, from a post-dawn breakfast until late
What is open for dining and drinking on ANZAC Day public holiday in Brisbane
MUST DO COMING UP
One of the most celebrated musicals of all time is coming to QPAC’S Lyric Theatre for a limited season
MELT: Festival of Queer Arts & Culture raises the curtain on another spectacular program of events and performances
The Indigenous Art Program transforms Brisbane's streets into a stunning exhibition of Aboriginal artworks
Celebrate International Jazz Day at the underground Jazz Jamboree in Regatta Hotel's speakeasy bar
Queensland Theatre is inviting audiences to an Italian film set for its highly anticipated season of Taming of the Shrew
The Valley Laneway Markets have expanded onto the Brunswick St Mall and they're now happening twice a month
Step back in time at this open-ended 60-minute immersive theatre experience behind a tailor shop in a speakeasy bar
Art and opera combine when the Underground Opera Company returns to Spring Hill Reservoir in May with Operarté
Join internationally-acclaimed leader in gene and stem cell therapies, John Rasko AO, for a fascinating evening
Cluedo! The New Suspects brings mid-century mystery to Baedeker Wine Bar with a fully immersive experience
Brisbane's most glamorous bar is hosting a decadent bubbles and oyster pop-up on Friday night
A spectacular circus 'tail' for children aged 3-8 years and their families
Treasury Hotel's historic courtyard is the enchanted setting for a fabulous evening of Wine, Cheese & Bubbles
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
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A cool, contemporary bar, kitchen and cafe in UPSTAIRS at Toombul dining and entertainment precinct
This gorgeous inner city warehouse is the place to enjoy lunch in one of Brisbane’s most glamorous settings
WHAT'S NEW
Beirut Bazaar is a funky Lebanese restaurant and bar nestled in the base of a heritage-listed ice-cream factory
La Mexicana is a colourful Mexican street food hut nestled at the base of the cliffs
An ex-corner store near the river has been transformed into a chic vintage coffee lounge and wine bar
Spuntini Bar is a chic Italian Riviera-inspired waterfront bar with stunning Story Bridge and Kangaroo Point views
The Plant Bunker, a gorgeous boutique plant shop, has sprouted in Milton offering a vast range of plants and pots
Brisbane has a new boutique laneway market in Fish Lane's leafy Town Square
This magical Harry Potter-themed bar has popped up at South Bank until early July
Ice Dream is an artisan ice-cream shop serving soft serve blended with fruit and other sweet delights

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

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Celebrate Mother's Day with a special breakfast, lunch or high tea
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Celebrate Mother's Day Italian-style at Salt Meats Cheese
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