This Weekend Dec 3-5

From Van Gogh, Santa's Emporium, Christmas markets and QAGOMA's summer blockbuster art exhibition to Brisbane's first rooftop brewpub and Marvel-themed bar, the top things to do around Brisbane this weekend:

WHAT'S ON
The most visited multi-sensory art experience in the world is now showing in Brisbane until January 23
Immerse yourself in the most compelling new artwork being produced across Asia, the Pacific and Australia
Take a moment between Christmas shopping and catch-ups to enjoy some joyful live entertainment in Queen Street Mall this silly season!
Catch all the magic of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol when the classic tale returns to QPAC this festive season
Beauty meets bravery in an extravaganza of light, acrobatics, dance and comedy for three spell-binding nights
A magical festive wonderland for the whole family, full of fantasy, thrills and more, all under one roof
Stanthorpe Music & Arts Festival is an explosion of live music, visual art and performances in the beautiful Granite Belt
The Finders Keepers returns to Brisbane in December with a one-day Pop-Up Market, just in time for Christmas shopping
Queensland Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its 75 anniversary with a breathtaking musical journey in 2022
For the first time ever, this year you can enjoy the QAGOMA Christmas Design Market all weekend
Hotel X in the Valley  is spreading the holiday cheer with a complimentary Christmas Portrait Pop-Up this Saturday
Run like the wind through exciting attractions in Dreamworld's upcoming fun run
A festive artisan market for the home and garden lover, perfectly timed for your Christmas shopping
Enjoy a 15% discount on tickets for your next midnight visit when you use the code MUSTDOMIDNIGHT
Built for Speed is a thrilling and dynamic interactive exhibition that is a must visit for LEGO fans of all ages
MUST DO COMING UP
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the return of the much-loved Christmas Carols taking to Brisbane Riverstage
The fairytale tradition of Christmas in Storyland was a Brisbane City Hall institution from the 1930s through to the mid 90s
So, you’ve been good this year? Let’s fix that with Brisbane’s favourite adults-only Christmas cabaret comedy
Experience the iconic movie as an immersive live theatre event this festive season at Brisbane Powerhouse
Christmas Lights are back at Government House this year in a spectacular display that's open to the public
The award-winning drama tells the story of the rebellious young Charles Darwin, live on the Princess Theatre stage
In an Australian first, principal dancers from The Royal Ballet, the American Ballet Theatre, Astana Opera & Queensland Ballet are coming together
Get ready for a fantastic night of filthy frivolity, hosted by cabaret icon Reuben Kaye, coming to QPAC this summer
The worldwide smash hit, 360 ALLSTARS, is coming to QPAC for the January school holidays, from January 5
A boutique market selling arts & crafts, handmade items, vintage & pre-loved clothes, toys and household items
Say cheers to 2022 in spectacular style at Victoria Park's NYE en Blanc cocktail party with a private fireworks display
Welcome in the new year at Queensland Pops' glamorous New Year’s Eve Masquerade Gala Concert at QPAC
Celebrate the New Year in style at Regatta Hotel’s Hollywood Glam Party with an exclusive fireworks display
Step through The Princess Theatre's hidden speakeasy doors and into the dazzling world of the golden jazz era
Bring in the New Year at The Wickham's NYE Prom with epic entertainment, balloon drops, and much more
Friday's Riverside is hosting a big fat Greek New Year's Eve including cocktails, canapes, live music and more
Farewell 2021 with a front row seat to the fireworks at the fabulous NYE Party on the Promenade
Ring in the new year with friends at The Crown Hotel Lutwyche
Ignite your New Year's Eve celebration both indoors and outdoors this year with the hottest ticket in town

Fans of “Thank God You’re Here” and “Whose Line is It Anyway?” should not miss this ultimate theatresport showdown!

Solo and acoustic, Robert Forster (ex The Go-Betweens) performs a tailor-made setlist of songs from 1978 to 2021 at Brisbane Powerhouse on January 22 at 7.30pm

WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
For a traditional English pub experience without the long-haul flight, the Fox & Hounds Country Inn is a must-visit
WHAT'S NEW
Finn McCool's is an ambient Irish pub that mixes the best of Irish tradition with inner city cool and plenty of craic
Experience the fun and excitement of drama and musical theatre through weekly classes & on-stage performances
The Golf Bunker is the only 24-hour golf facility in Brisbane, with 5 state of the art TrackMan Golf Simulator bays
A unique gourmet sandwich shop that takes freshly made sandwiches with classic flavours to the next level
A pocket-sized Marvel comic-book inspired bar hidden away off California Lane
A gorgeous garden rooftop bar and brewpub perched on top of Fortitude Valley's most glamorous bar
Aji
A convivial cafe, bar and kitchen serving outstanding Pan Asian cuisine and cocktails
Andonis Cafe Bar brings its renowned Insta-worthy dishes to Fortitude Valley

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Brisbane's biggest cultural festival returns with a packed 3 week program
Joel Creasey is coming to Brisbane for 1 night only
This wondrous experience takes you into an amazing world of lollies and sweets
Celebrate the cultures of Polynesia at this fun festival
The award-winning drama tells the story of the rebellious young Charles Darwin
The sublime faux-French duo of Abby Dobson and Lara Goodridge
Neil Young’s masterpiece, “Harvest” is being performed live in concert
Australia’s newest boutique regional music event
Nothing good ever happens after 3am
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