This Weekend Aug 13-16

From intimate cabaret, bayside markets and hot new restaurants to stunning hinterland hikes, some of the best things to do in and around Brisbane this long weekend:

WHAT'S ON
Brisbane Powerhouse reopens with a curated series of bespoke live cabaret shows by Queensland musos
Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Pacific Day on August 15 at Anzac Square Memorial Galleries
QPAC invites people all over Queensland to share a virtual morning tea with friends & family, young and old, on Aug 15
A stunning exhibition of paintings inspired by the spectacular ranges of Central Australia, now showing at Mitchell Fine Art
Head to the country this weekend to celebrate a unique Ekka at Haigslea Ewe Nique Hobby Farm
MUST DO COMING UP
A month-long Harry Potter movie marathon is coming to Yatala Drive-In
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
This iconic luxury holiday oasis is less than an hour's drive from Brisbane CBD, yet a world away
Here's 5 fantastic antique and vintage stores in Ipswich that are worth a weekend visit
WHAT'S NEW
This stunning hot pink restaurant bar is the go-to for Thai street food and luscious cocktails
This stunning multi-level foodie's playground with rooftop bar is unlike anything else on the Gold Coast
Plentiful is a fab foodie cafe in Graceville serving delicious all-day breakfast & lunch including Pretty Great Pancakes
Cafetal Coffee Roasters bring the best coffee that Colombia has to offer to an industrial side street
WEEKEND HIKES
The beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland is home to some of the best family-friendly hikes and walks in south east Queensland
Goomburra Valley offers a world of unspoiled natural beauty for bush walkers who like to get off the beaten track, with a variety of unique walks to be had
From the mountains to the sea, here's 8 great day hikes in South East Queensland

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

BIFF returns to Brisbane for 11 days in October
Join Motorwagen for this intimate wine and dinner event
Boom Boom Room is re-opening as a Japanese-inspired restaurant/bar
Blush by Effervescence returns to historic Hanworth House in October
Join comedian Mel Buttle for a much-needed night of comedy
Oktoberfest is coming to Cloudland
Learn to paint with this unique paranormal sip & paint experience
This drive-in concert is headlined by Russell Morris
A unique Mean Girls style high tea experience is coming to Brisbane

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Highlights include flower-filled parks, live music, a ferris wheel, foodie experiences, fun for pooches, twilight tours and more
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Stunning Riverfront Dining:
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