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12 Awesome Things To Do In Brisbane This Weekend

By Rachel Lay - 25 Feb 2016

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This weekend is looking pretty good! We’ve got a line up of the best things to do in Brisbane to cure your weekend boredom.

Thursday 25th

Club WTF: Hanuman Spaceman

Cambodian trippy rock opera are not really adjectives we’d use to describe our Thursday night out, but hey, here we are doing just that. The Cambodian Space Project will be serving up traditional Khmer rock with tropical visuals for free!

Where: Brisbane Powerhouse
When: 9pm-10pm

The Doughnut Bar Launch

The Doughnut Bar have moved into their new digs at Wintergarden, and they open their doors to the doughnut loving masses this Thursday at 9am! Prepare yourself for doughnut shakes, cronuts, and all the doughnuty goodness you can imagine. 

Where: Wintergarden
When: 12pm

Friday 26th

Sake Belvedere Ice Party

Sake will be paying homage to their Japanese heritage by celebrating Sapporo’s Snow Festival in the most Queensland summer appropriate way. The bar will be covered in snow, there will be ice sculptures and the cocktails will be super kawaii. Plus, guests will receive free canapés.

Where: Sake, Eagle Street Pier
When: 5pm

Karma Keg at The Regatta Hotel

Drinking beer is now a charity act, at least at the Regatta anyway. Head to the regatta this Friday to sip from the Karma Keg as you raise funds for Oxfam's trip to Peru. Each sip will see funds put towards establishing safe drinking water, sustainable agriculture, fair trade and making things a whole lot easier for women in developing countries. Drink up guys, you're helping!

Saturday 27th

Bites & Brews Festival

The food truck festival to end all food truck festivals has returned for its second year in a row. Get your stretchiest pants out people, this is going to be a big one. With a line up of Brisbane’s tastiest food trucks (King of the Wings, Bun Mobile anyone?) and breweries Bites & Brews festival is going to be pretty epic.

Where: Shaftson Hotel
When: 12pm onwards

Tattersall's Race Day

Giddy up Brisbane, and put this in your racing calendars! Chock-a-block with eight races, racing fashions, live entertainment, plus woodfired pizzas and Peroni activations trackside, Tattersall's Race Day at the iconic Doomben race track is not to be missed. Gates open from 10am.

When: Saturday February 27th
Where: Doomben Racecourse

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Eat Street Drive In

Sit back and relax with your Eat Street goodies in either your car, or the ‘moon chairs’ at the Eat Street Drive In. Is there anything better than delicious food and a good old fashioned sing along?

Where: Eat Street Markets
When: 7:30pm

Summer 2016 Granite Belt Farm Tour

Hop on the tour bus and discover where your food comes from. Buckle up for a day packed full of stories and flavours in the Stanthorpe region.

Where: Bus departs Food Connect Homestead Salisbury
When: 6:45am-6:30pm
Tickets: Buy yours here!

Sunday 28th

Well Sourced Sunday Barbecue

The award winning Shank Brothers will be manning the BBQ, which means delicious dinner for everyone. Plus, the Bottom of the Garden Bar will up and running serving the perfect the accompaniment to a BBQ – alcohol.

Where: Fish Lane Precint
When: 5pm

Last Sunday Of Summer 

Enjoy the last Sunday of Summer in the best way possible: on the river with your mates and some icey drinks. Did we mention there will be laid back beats? 

Where: Stokehouse Q
When: 2pm

Don’t Miss Out

Bleach* Festival

Kicking off on March 4, Bleach* Festival will be delivering world premier art and dance performances. There’s so much on you might want to make a trip out of it!

Where: Various locations at the Gold Coast
When: 4-20th March

Mooloolaba Mile Ocean Swim

Celebrate the final days of summer with an ocean swim to end all ocean swims; World Series Swims' Mooloolaba Mile! Hosted at the beautiful Mooloolaba Beach, get in on the action and sign up for the classic mile-long swim with your pals. New for 2016 is the 3km marathon swim—perfect if you're looking to up your endurance game! 

When: Sunday March 6th
Where: Mooloolaba Beach, Sunshine Coast

Image credit: Bites & Brews Festival

Looking for more things to do in Brisbane? Check out our article 50 Things To Do In Brisbane Under $50!

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