This Weekend Jan 31-Feb 2

From Chinese laneway festivities and designer arcade sales to cool new bars, cafes, water parks and epic BMX and skate parks, 20+ things to do this weekend:

What's On
Brisbane Arcade's famous annual Designer Workroom Sale is back for 4 fabulous days from Jan 30 - Feb 2
Water is this summer's must-see major themed exhibition showing at Gallery of Modern Art until April 26
Welcome the Year of the Rat with a bang at The Lanes Fortitude Valley’s epic Chinese New Year celebration
Some of Australia's best breweries will be occupying Brisbane Night Market this summer
Get your Chinese New Year off to a prosperous start at the Technicolour Chinese New Year Night Market
Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages is a fascinating, free exhibition at State Library of Queensland
Visit the awe-inspiring Anzac Square and Memorial Galleries and delve deeper into Queensland’s military past
Learning a language at LaPont Language Centre is as easy as 'un, deux, trois', with centres located across Brisbane
Must Do Coming Up
Queensland Theatre’s 50th anniversary season kicks off with the classic David Williamson satire Emerald City
Queensland Symphony Orchestra accompanies a screening of Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi in a spectacular show
This uplifting, unflinching and deeply personal work features seven local storytellers from across different generations
Band of Brothers sees two sets of super-talented siblings teaming up for an evening of musical mastery
Contemporary dance and indigenous culture intertwine in this powerful production
Gain a fascinating insight into Aboriginal Australia when the riveting dance creation CO_EX_EN arrives at QPAC’s Playhouse Studio 1
What's New
Treat your pooch to a holiday to a luxury stay in a hotel apartment
One of Fortitude Valley's oldest heritage buildings is home to a fabulous restaurant and cocktail bar
Supernumerary Coffee is a sleek, modern industrial cafe found in Salisbury serving specialty coffee and light eats
Bella & Tortie is a small-batch artisan bakery specialising in caneles (miniature french pastries), cakes, millefeuilles
Zaatar Bakery is an authentic Middle Eastern bakery dishing up delicious Lebanese-style pizzas
Macgregor’s Pinwheel Island Kids Cafe is a fabulous bright space, boasting great food and super-fun play options
Australia's first international-standard BMX freestyle and skate park has opened in Beenleigh
Lezzet Restaurant brings a taste of Turkey to Brisbane's southside with authentic Middle Eastern fare
Cool down at Logan Gardens' brand new water park featuring totem poles, a pop jet plaza, and dumping bucket
What We Loved This Week
This easy two hour escape from Brisbane offers fabulous food and wine, fresh air, and spectacular scenery
Medley Restaurant occupies prime position on one of the most beautiful and historic bends of the Brisbane river
Animal Farm Day Trips
Roam around with a herd of llamas at Ipswich's very own Llama Farm
This working camel farm is just a 45 min drive from Brisbane CBD
Haigslea Ewe Nique Hobby Farm is a unique day out experience for families
Check out these 20 awesome activities for families in City of Logan
Powerkids at the Brisbane Powerhouse is a fantastic free creative play workshop series for children aged 0-5 years
Visit the Ipswich Art Gallery this summer for an awesome, hands-on, immersive experience the whole family can enjoy

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The Brisbane Comedy Festival returns in February
Girls' Day Out returns to heritage-listed Eagle Farm on Sat Feb 22
The Happy Prince makes its much-anticipated world premiere
Celebrate the launch of UQ Art Museum’s 2020 creative program
A day of non-stop racing and brilliant beats
Join some of Australia's funniest female comedians for an afternoon of laughs at Brisbane Powerhouse
Comedy superstar Cal Wilson is heading to Brisbane to delight fans with her new stand-up show
Visit Vivaldi’s Venice with French harpist Xavier de Maistre
Noni Hazlehurst’s critically-acclaimed production of Mother returns

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