This Weekend Sep 16-18

From a mega 2-day kite fest, BBQ street festival and high tea by the sea to wine-tasting, multicultural fest, vintage caravan gin bar and a hot new escape room, some top things to do in and around Brisbane this weekend:

WHAT'S ON
Get swept away in the fun, colour and excitement of the annual Redcliffe KiteFest - it's the ultimate weekend for kids
Get set for a 5-star evening of mischief, magic & mind-blowing mayhem when The Purple Rabbit makes its Brisbane Festival premiere
Join Treasury Brisbane for this special edition wine tasting event with partners Samuel Smith & Son and Negociants Australia
This BBQ street fest has something for everyone, from delicious BBQ fare and live music to kids' activities & a cook-off comp
Spring is blooming at Brisbane Quarter with Spring Spritz at BQ - a pop-up Spritz bar on Thursdays in September
Join the Queensland Choir in the majestic surrounds of Brisbane City Hall for Mendelssohn's Elijah
Brisbane’s largest multicultural festival returns to Roma Street Parkland in September, with something for all ages
Celebrate spring with three-tiers of seasonal sweet and savoury petit-fours while enjoying ocean views
Join 8-year-old Grace and her family on their adventurous and often funny expedition around Australia - live on stage
MUST DO COMING UP
This magical stage adaptation of the wonderful stories by Queensland-born author PL Travers has landed in Brisbane
Following acclaimed seasons in both Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane will be the third Australian city to stage HAMILTON
The Only Oktoberfest Brisbane is back for 6 massive festival days across 2 weekends on 7-9 & 14-16 Oktober
The forecast is for snow this summer when Slava's Snowshow returns to QPAC for a limited season, from January 11
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the biggest cult film in history and now one of its stars is coming to Brisbane
A spooktacular night out for the whole family with the iconic theme park transformed through colour, sights & sounds
Professor Brian Cox is coming to Brisbane with a brand-new, live-on-stage show, Horizons - a 21st Century Space Odyssey
Brisbane’s very own Australia Independent Film Festival |AIFF| returns to Metro Arts, West End for 3 days
Head to Roma Street Parkland for this fab plant market with more than 20 stallholders selling plants, pots and accessories
Celebrate 40 years of Bad To The Bone with George Thorogood & The Destroyers when the rock legends hit town
An independent theatre company is serving up an absurdly fun night at the theatre, so grab your squad now
Soulful vocals meet soaring strings when award-winning First Nations performer Emily Wurramara shares the stage with Camerata
An uplifting intergenerational dance project performed by some of Brisbane's best dance artists together with aged care residents
The cool kids from circus school, street performers, singers & dancers join forces for this urban circus with a modern twist
Brisbane's original Oktoberfest is back at the Brisbane German Club over two rollicking fun-packed weekends
Celebrations will be in full bloom at Portside Wharf's Spring Market on Saturday, September 24
Join Myf Warhurst in conversation as she spills the backstage beans on work, fame, feminism, failure, love and success
The last Sound Society of the year is on Sunday, Nov 6 at Roma St Parkland, offering a laid-back afternoon of free, live music
Join The View From Madeleine's Couch for a heady night of hypnotic bossa nova rhythms at Brisbane Powerhouse
Make Fridays pop with blushing rosés and sparkling champagnes to sample and savour in a beautiful garden pop-up
Join Shaun Micallef for an entertaining evening as he invites the audience behind the character to meet the real man
The 162nd running of the Warwick Credit Union Warwick Cup will take place at Allman Park Racecourse
Brookhaven’s Fig Tree Park will be transformed into a German Beer Hall for a rollicking family-friendly Oktoberfest celebration
Observatory Theatre brings Ireland’s infamous legend ‘Deirdre of the Sorrows’ to life with this musical retelling
The captivating sequel to beloved children's tale The Gruffalo comes to life on stage in a magical musical adaptation

Lina Rooftop’s Main Canopy Poolside is being transformed into a vibrant, floral, bespoke space for this long Spring lunch with a splash of rosé

ABBA hits, explosive dance numbers, a stellar cast & live orchestra combine to make Mamma Mia! a must-see
Experience a magical journey through sounds, cuisines and movements inspired by East Asia and Tibet
MUST DO FAMILY HOLIDAY
If you're looking for a quick mid-week getaway or an extended stay in a home away from home, BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park has some great deals
WHAT'S NEW
Experience an immersive, real-life adventure for all ages, including an alien invasion, murder mystery & wizarding school
Nosferatu is a charming cafe by day and enchanted gin lounge by night, set inside a fairy-lit warehouse in Bowen Hills
A vegan friendly Israeli/Middle Eastern eatery serving up authentic premise-made cuisine in the heart
A French-inspired patisserie cafe in the heart of New Farm offering fresh croissants, pastries, baguettes, gelati and more
There's a new kid on the lane! This stylish miniature door that looks like it would be right at home on a medieval castle
Hey Mr. is a buzzy neighbourhood cafe in New Farm housed in a historic corner store dishing up delicious all-day brunch fare

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Enjoy some joyful live entertainment in Queen Street Mall this silly season!
Brisbane's iconic City Hall is set to be swathed in a vibrant visual and audio display
Visitors can engage with artwork in this interactive exhibition
The much-loved Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols return to Brisbane Riverstage
Jimeoin LIVE is the ultimate comedy show
Nothing heralds the majesty of Christmas like Carols & Brass
Join Brisbane's top entertainers and personalities for a Christmas music extravaganza
Experience the ultimate rom-com with live orchestra
Get into the festive spirit at City of Logan Christmas Carols
EDITOR'S PICK

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Get into the Christmas spirit this year with these 8 must-do festive events and activities for all ages across Brisbane City
Christmas in Brisbane
MUST DO

Christmas at South Bank

From big stage shows, roving performers and high-energy singalongs, to live music and festive films
Christmas at South Bank
THIS WEEKEND

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From Christmas shows and markets and free art exhibitions to new wine and gin bars, some top things to do in Brisbane this weekend:
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COMING UP

What's on in December in & Around Brisbane

From concerts, Christmas shows and markets to festive dining and Christmas hampers, what's on in December 2022 in and around Brisbane
What's On in December 2022 around Brisbane
EDITOR'S PICK FOR KIDS

The Gruffalo's Child

The captivating sequel to much-loved children’s tale The Gruffalo, comes to life on stage in a magical, musical adaptation
The Gruffalo's Child
SUMMER GETAWAY

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Take the break you truly need during this holiday season and enjoy summer in the heart of Broadbeach
Summer at Sofitel Gold Coast
CITY of LOGAN

Christmas Carols

The city’s biggest annual Christmas event, celebrating the magic and joy of the festive season
City of Logan Christmas Carols
MUST SEE

Government House Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights are back on at Government House with a spectacular display that is open to the public nightly for free
Government House Christmas Lights
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

December Guide

Looking for fun things to do with the kids this December? From Christmas Putt Putt and pantomimes to fantastic kids shows & activities
December School Holiday Guide 2022
NEW YEAR'S EVE

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The best parties, events, cruises, concerts in Brisbane to end 2022 with a bang
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Mary Poppins now playing at QPAC!
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