This Weekend Oct 28-31

From a 3-day music fiesta, mega shoe sale, comedy fest and spooktacular Halloween happenings to a speakeasy cocktail & jazz bar and sunflower farm walks, some top things to do this long weekend in and around Brisbane:

WHAT'S ON
Valley Fiesta is back for 2021 over three epic days, with more than 150 artists performing across more than 20 venues
The much-loved Brisbane Comedy Festival 2021 is back for another round of laughs from our top, home-grown comedians
Fourthcoming is a unique, choose-your-own-adventure theatre experience that has the audience voting in real-time
Brisbane's biggest and best ladies shoe sale is back in West End for three days only from Oct 27 to 29
Eats & Beats is back for a lively night of fun, food and live music, at Logan Gardens on Friday, October 29 from 5pm
This fascinating exhibition reveals the curious history of espionage and counter-espionage in Australia
Get set for a spooktacular Halloween weekend at Brisbane's favourite riverside dining precinct
An exhibition of artworks three years in the making is now showing at Mitchell Fine Art until November 6
From ghost tours, Halloween -themed mini golf, spooktacular Gatsby parties and a vintage ghost train ride
MELBOURNE CUP
Take the stress out of your Melbourne Cup day soiree with Treasury Brisbane's decadent Takeaway High Tea
Enjoy cocktails on the rooftop or sip champagne in the exclusive dining space, at this Melbourne Cup day celebration
Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day this year with a beautiful long lunch picnic party in The Matriarch's romantic garden
A selection of the best cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants open around Brisbane this Ekka public holiday
MUST DO COMING UP
Boho Luxe Market is bringing those Byron Bay feels to Brisbane again this November, at the splendid Old Museum
The ravishing musical An American in Paris comes to QPAC for its keenly-awaited Australian premiere
Spring Sounds at Sunset is a massive weekend of free, live music coming to Brisbane Powerhouse in November
Get ready to experience your favourite Queen songs and memories live on stage, presented by the world's #1 Freddie Mercury performer
Celebrating 50 years of Carole King’s landmark album Tapestry, Esther Hannaford returns to the Brisbane stage
Find out just how love can be a very funny thing when married comedians Stav and Kat Davidson present He Said, She Said
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Neil Young’s masterpiece, “Harvest” is being performed live in concert
Everybody be cool! This isn’t a robbery, it's a live concert celebrating the soundtrack of cinemas most iconic director
Archive Beer Boutique's annual Armakeggon Craft Beer Festival returns on November 6 with over 45 brews to sample
Don't miss this unforgettable tribute to the undisputed Princess of Pop - Hit Me Britney, One More Time
The ultimate rom-com mix tape performed live on stage at Brisbane Powerhouse featuring all your favourite songs
WHAT'S NEW
A mysterious speakeasy style bar hidden behind Rodrigo & Co tailors shop in the historic antique precinct
The popular purveyor of artisan treats has found a permanent home in a heritage-listed cottage on James Street
A casual garden-style Pan Asian eatery and bar located in the Park Lane dining precinct of Everton Plaza
A unique Brisbane venue for coffee lovers, offering a coffee tasting degustation in their dedicated tasting room
One of a kind, Ichiban Sushi is a cool Japanese eatery with a huge variety of meals and drinks, that is also BYO friendly
MerakGF in Redland Bay is a gem of a gluten-free cafe offering an array of delicous, handmade GF treats and more
Sunflower Farm Visits are on again which means it’s time to get up close to the happiest flowers in the world

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Immerse yourself in the most compelling new artwork
Run through exciting attractions in Dreamworld's fun run.
Experience the fun and excitement of performing arts
So, you’ve been good this year? Let’s fix that
Queensland Symphony Orchestra celebrates 75 years
a magical festive wonderland, full of fantasy, thrills and more
Christmas Lights are back at Government House this year
Brisbane's iconic City Hall is set to be swathed in a vibrant visual and audio display
The fairytale performance of Christmas in Storyland was a Brisbane City Hall tradition
EDITOR'S PICK

Brickresales

Head along to Brisbane's massive pre-loved LEGO showroom and help build the festive winter village display
BrickResales
MUST DO

Christmas in Storyland

The fairytale tradition of Christmas in Storyland started at Brisbane City Hall in the 1930’s and it lives on at South Bank
Christmas in Storyland
CHRISTMAS GIFT!

PPQ

Give your gifts a personal touch this Christmas with PPQ, providing a range of personalised plate options to choose from
PPQ Plates
DON'T MISS

Van Gogh Alive!

The world's most visited multi-sensory immersive art experience in the world is in Brisbane for a limited time
Van Gogh Alive
MUST SEE

Government House Christmas Lights

The landmark historic house & gardens will be lit up in a magical light show that has become a must-see for Brisbane families
Government House Xmas Lights
THIS WEEKEND

Top Things to do Dec 3-5

From Van Gogh, Santa's Emporium & Christmas markets to Brisbane's first rooftop brewery bar, some top things to do
This Weekend Dec 3-5
EDITOR'S PICK

A Midnight Visit

Brisbane's unearthly, immersive theatre experience in an abandoned Fortitude Valley warehouse has extended to Dec 19
A Midnight Visit
ROSALIE GOURMET MARKET

Christmas Catering and Gifts

Make the most of this festive season with the abundance of Christmas foodie delights, catering and gifts
Christmas at Rosalie Gourmet Market
Book now for An American in Paris
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