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15 Seriously Epic Things To Do This Weekend!

By Rachel Lay
17th Mar 2016

The weekends have been turning it up lately, and this weekend is no exception! It’s looking jam packed with epic things to get out to.  Here’s our pick of the best things to do in Brisbane. Get involved already.

Thursday 17th 

Brisbane Business Chicks Breakfast With Turia Pitt

If you’re in need of a dose of inspo, look no further than Brisbane Business Chicks Breakfast with Turia Pitt. Turia is one inspiring woman; you’ll seriously be doubting your accomplishments after hearing her story.

When: Thursday 17th
Where: Brisbane Convention Centre
Tickets: Buy yours here 

St Patrick’s Day

It’s St Paddy’s day! Finally, the day where drinking (a lot) more than you usually do is okay. Nay, not just okay, celebrated! Dress in your finest green garb and head on over to your fave Irish spot to celebrate

Sony’s Alpha Art House

The Alpha Art House exhibition is rolling into Brisbane for one of their largest photo exhibitions in Australia – ever! Check out the winning entries from the Alpha Art House competition and photos shot by the Alpha Ambassador photographers Ta-ku and awarding winning nature photographer Craig Parry. Hurry, it ends on the 23rd!

When: March 17-23
Where: Buy yours here

Mega Discounts at Jamie’s Italian

Jamie Oliver is such a good guy he’s giving you $25 off when you dine from now until April 4. All you need to do is download the app and away you go. Look at you saving money while you chow down on epic Italian feeds!

When: Until April 4
Where: Jamie’s Italian

Friday 18th 

Brisbane Comedy Festival

For all the lols, the Brisbane Comedy festival will until the 22nd of March. Check out the guide, snap up tickets to see your fave and chow down on some delectable New Farm eats.

Where: The Power House
Tickets: Buy yours here

The Great Unhatched

Guinea pigs pay attention: Brisbane’s most creative foodies will gather at Wandering Cooks to serve up their creative one off dishes as they test out their newest recipes; they’re dying for your feedback!

When: Friday 18th
Where: Wandering Cooks

Saturday 19th


Brewsvegas is delivering this weekend with events a plenty. We’re keen for all of the events, just check out our guide! But, today we’re eyeing off the Bull In A Cheese shop event at Black Pearl Epicure, Real Ale, Ribs & Retro at Wandering Cooks with Tipplers Tap – ribs, beers and fun anyone?

Where: Various Locations
When: Saturday 18th

Lorna Jane Bulimba #FitFest

The #fitspo gods at Lorna Jane are letting you in on their fitness secrets over two classes (for $15 – nice!) of Bootcamp and Pilates. Book your tickets now though, spaces are limited and we’re guessing there’s a fair few of you looking to cash in on some body tips!

Where: Lorna Jane Bulimba
Tickets: Buy yours here

Sunday 20th

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

Going to the movies is getting fancy with the Alliance Francaise Film Festival rolling into town. With a whole host of super chic French films on offer, you can’t go wrong. Stripy t-shirt, skinny jeans and ‘tude essential.

When: Sunday 20th
Where: Palace Barracks
Tickets: Buy yours here


Made In QLD: The Culture Shop will be popping up on the Gold Coast for Bleach*Festival this Sunday. Check out local artists creations of authentic and contemporary souvenirs and snap up something super cute and unique for your trip to the Goldie.  This is the last day of the festival, so make sure you check out our guide to what’s on before you miss out on the action!

Where: The Gold Coast
When: Sunday 20th

Kettle and Tin Chili Cook Off 

If you don’t like chili you’re either a) lying or b) yet to actually try it. Fret not though chili lovers and nay sayers because Kettle and Tin are hosting their annual Chili Cook Off this Sunday. $10 will score you entry, a badge to vote and a beer from the bar plus Sailor Jerry’s will be serving Bloody Jerry’s and all your fave local beers will be there too – what are you waiting for?

When: Sunday 20th
Where: Kettle & Tin

Don’t Miss Out

Spicers Peak Lodge Test Kitchen

Ever fantasize about having a chef cook a bespoke dinner JUST for you? The good folk at Spicers Peak Lodge share your fantasy and have ever so kindly put on their Peak Test Kitchen on the 22 March. Sit back and relax as you enjoy your experimental menu and interact with the chefs as you provide your (very well informed, we assume) feedback.

When: March 22
Where: Spicers Peak Lodge
Bookings: Buy yours here

Your Mini Stay-Cay At QT

There’s an epic stay-cay on offer from the legends at PPQ at the uber luxe QT on the Gold Coast. Make sure you don’t miss your chance to enter and also score some limited edition love plates from PPQ too!

Where: QT Gold Coast
Enter: Go in the draw here

Slide The City Brisbane

We’ve all fantasized about setting up a giant waterslide and sliding through Brisbane, don’t lie. But now the clever folk at Slide The City have done the work for you have set up an epic water slide! Buy your tickets ASAP or you’re going to miss out!

When: Sunday April 3
Tickets: Buy yours here

Cooly Classic Ocean Swim

It’s that time again (almost)! The Cooly Classic is back with the year’s most epic ocean swim for all types of swimmers – young and old, fit and couch potatoes… Make sure you register now to secure your place!

When: Sunday April 3
Where: Coollangatta Beach
Register: Buy yours here 

Image credit: Royal Croquet Club

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