This Weekend Aug 7-9

From glamping, Ekka sundaes, street art festivals and Cluedo in historic bars to laneway Roman restaurants, the top things to do this weekend in and around Brisbane and south east Qld:

WHAT'S ON
Even though the Ekka gates can’t open this year, Destination Scenic Rim will play their part by hosting this 10 day event
The Ekka may be cancelled this year, but here's where get your hands on an iconic strawberry sundae
The classic murder-mystery game leaps off the board and into the splendid old-world surrounds of Baedeker Bar
Seven epic street art murals by leading artists are set to emerge across Ipswich CBD
Brisbane's iconic Gallery of Modern Art reopens to visitors this weekend
MUST DO COMING UP
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
Brisbane Powerhouse reopens with a curated series of bespoke live cabaret shows by Queensland musos
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Enjoy the best of both worlds when you go glamping on the beautiful Gold Coast
WHAT'S NEW
The late night Roman-Italian eatery brings the romance and flavours of Rome to a secret Valley laneway
Neesh Bar is one of Brisbane's best value places for dinner - an old corner store in East Brisbane
This family-friendly waterfront dining destination is one of the Gold Coast's hidden gems
KIDS
Delve below surface and discover a whole new world of fun and adventure at Sea World
Kids can enjoy fun in the snow without leaving Brisbane as Snow4Kids festival makes its return
Colour - See The World in a New Light is a fascinating family exhibition now showing at Ipswich Art Gallery

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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