This Weekend Jun 4-6

From lantern festivals, riverside igloo bars & overnight yoga retreats to new wood-fired restaurants and country smokehouses, some of the top things to do this weekend: 

WHAT'S ON
The regal gates of Queensland's Government House will open to members of the public on Saturday the 5th of June
Clear your mind and soul at this 2-day Yoga Retreat held at the luxurious 5-star InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
This madcap hysterical rendition of Jekyll & Hyde celebrates the darkness within us all
Noosa will come alive with the sound of music when Sounds on Noosa takes over the foreshore for 2 fantastic days in June
Songs of Liberation brings the scores of Greece's 4 great composers to life in the grandeur of QPAC’s Concert Hall
A fantastic event inviting you to explore the historic rail trail through scenic countryside and ending with a festival
Time is running out to view the renowned artist’s latest exhibition and pick up one of his works
Queensland's most iconic celebration of multiculturalism, the mammoth parade will light up South Bank
Brisbane's must-visit French Alps-inspired pop-up riverside bar is back for winter
It’s your last weekend to enjoy the splendid autumn-themed courtyard at the iconic hotel
MUST DO COMING UP
RACQ's MotorFest is the ultimate car lover's day out - a spectacular auto exhibition at the Brisbane Showgrounds
One of the most celebrated musicals of all time is coming to QPAC’S Lyric Theatre for a limited season
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show returns to Brisbane this winter school holiday following sold-out performances
Eddie Perfect, the popular stage and screen star, is bringing his brand new, intimate show to QPAC on June 24
Take a deep dive into full-on-flavour with a range of gutsy red wines at Cloudland's curated wine tasting session on June 18
Join Becky for a big night of laughs, guests and conversation in celebration of her debut book 'Acknowledgements'
A massive craft beer and cider festival is coming to Brisbane in June with an array of pop-up beer, cider & seltzer bars
Get race day ready as Bridge to Brisbane returns to the Gateway Bridge to celebrate its 25th anniversary in August
Learn about the indigenous artworks around Brisbane city with this fascinating free night tour 
Undertow explores themes of resilience, mental health, relationships, identity and empathy

A fantastic free 3-day showcase of indoor and outdoor sculptures from Fri 11th to Sun 13th June at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens and Auditorium

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
BEST OF BRISBANE
From arts and culture to river activities, shops and cafes, here are some of the neighbourhood gems to discover
Brisbane’s iconic riverside parkland is famous for its restaurants and bars, but there’s so much more to discover
Brisbane's premier nightlife and entertainment precinct, is home to the city's best live music venues and laneways
WHAT'S NEW
Alley Bar is a hidden gem in South Brisbane that specialises in cocktails, mocktails and Peruvian-Mexican fusion fare
A mammoth night market at Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, with food trucks, street food stalls, licensed bar and live music
A dark moodily lit restaurant and luxe bar where food is cooked over a fire pit
Mrs J. Rabbits is a secret 1920s whiskey and jazz speakeasy whose entrance is through an antique wardrobe
A mammoth purpose-built smokehouse BBQ restaurant just half an hour's drive from Brisbane
The quintessential laidback island bar and restaurant is located across the road from Coochiemudlo's main beach
This charming child & dog-friendly cafe in Brisbane's west dishes up delicious brunch fare like Rocky Road Pancakes

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

An unforgettable live music experience celebrating Creedence Clearwater Revival
A fascinating look back at how laidback subtropical Brisbane saw itself
Join Becky for a big night of laughs at Brisbane Powerhouse
A must-see Indigenous art exhibition
Learn about the artworks around Brisbane city on this free night tour 
A weekend of opera and chamber music set in an historic homestead
A fabulous 3 day community festival of all things retro
Treasury Brisbane’s popular Wine & Cheese series returns
Journey to the sun-kissed isle of Santorini
EDITOR'S PICK

European Masterpieces from The Met

The once-in-a-lifetime exhibition features works by Rembrandt, Turner, van Gogh, Monet, Degas and many more
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Boo's Kitchen

This hidden gem of a Thai restaurant is the go-to for a unique & traditional taste of north Thailand
Boo's Kitchen
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