This Weekend Dec 20-22

Check out these 7 great festive events in and around Brisbane in the last weekend before Christmas and the latest bar, cafe and restaurant openings:

Brisbane Quarter is turning festive in December with a nightly LED show, live music and free gelato
Christmas Lights are back on at Government House this year in a spectacular display that is open to the public
Why wait for Christmas Day when you can enjoy festive dining at Sofitel Brisbane Central from now until Dec 31
Brisbane Night Market is decking the halls with snow machines, Christmas carollers and visits from Santa Claus
Queensland Ballet's The Nutcracker returns to Brisbane this festive season set to open at QPAC on December 13
Do You Bee-lieve? is a magical Christmas wonderland through which families can take a walk
Take a drive around the streets of Ipswich to see the fabulous Christmas lights winners
WHAT'S NEW
This gem of a café is East Brisbane's local brunch hotspot.
The Bathers Bar is a breezy beachfront rooftop bar atop the art deco Suttons Beach Pavilion
Banh Mi Factory is a Vietnamese street food eatery specialising in authentic banh mi and other traditional bites
Trove Bar & Restaurant is a stylish late-night eatery and bar in Brisbane's CBD housed in a stunning historic hotel
Angel & Bear in Bowen Hills is a petite patisserie and secret bistro offering authentic European fare
If you're out in the valley and in the mood for a juicy plant-based burger, fries, and a shake
StrEAT Easy Diner & Bar is a funky alleyway dining precinct inhabited by Brisbane's best loved food trucks
Bella & Tortie is a small batch artisan bakery specialising in caneles (miniature french pastries), cakes, millefeuilles,
Mad Men meets James Bond at Ada Lane's stunning world class restaurant and bar

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Contemporary dance & indigenous culture intertwine in this powerful production
This uplifting, unflinching and deeply personal work features 7 local storytellers
Queensland Theatre’s 50th anniversary season launches with the classic David Williamson satire
Gain a fascinating insight into Aboriginal Australia
Treat your loved one to an exquisite four-course Valentine’s Day degustation dinner
Abbey Road Live in Concert returns to Fortitude Music Hall
Queensland Symphony Orchestra accompanies a screening of Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi
Join Patricia Ward Kelly for a fascinating look at legendary Gene Kelly
Two sets of super-talented siblings team up for a night of musical mastery

@Mr & Mrs Jones

@ Mr & Mrs Jones is a chic European-style bar and restaurant with dog-friendly terrace and a lounge with piano
@Mr & Mrs Jones
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