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Celebrate The Women In Your Life At These International Women’s Day Events in Brisbane

By Camille Brandon
2nd Mar 2020

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International Women’s Day is all about women supporting women, celebrating achievements and looking at what we can do to continue doing so in the future. Whether you’re a woman or you just want to support the amazing women in your life, here’s the must attend International Women’s Day events happening across Brisbane.

International Women’s Day Soirée

What better way to celebrate women than sipping on bubbly and snacking on canapés at the iconic heritage-listed Hanworth House? With amazing door prizes and motivational guest speakers in attendance to give you plenty of reasons to applaud women everywhere, you’re sure to have yourself a wonderful evening.

When: Thursday 5 March, 6pm—9pm 
Where: Hanworth House, East Brisbane
Find out more here. 

International Women's Day Drinks 

Girl bosses unite at the International Women’s Day Drinks hosted by The Lanes. Gather your girlfriends and say cheers to women with a free glass of champagne. Music will be provided by a talented female DJ and the Laruche Bar will be whipping up some exclusive cocktails for the evening. 

When: Friday 6 March, 5pm—8pm
Where: Bakery Lane, Fortitude Valley 
Find out more here.

Rose And Oysters

Sometimes, the best way to celebrate women is to just get all the girls together to talk, laugh, cry and just enjoy each other's company—which is why Eleven is dishing up an IWD treat to get the celebration started. On Sunday 8 March, groups of 8 or more who dine with them will receive a complimentary magnum of Maison AIX Rose and a dozen oysters. Sip on, ladies. 

When: Sunday 8 March
Where: Eleven, Fortitude Valley 
Find out more here.

Women In Walrus 

Want to be in on a secret? The Walrus Club is a hidden, 1920s inspired speakeasy bar in the heart of Brisbane. Dress to impress (yourself of course) and head underground for an all-female bar takeover and ultimate women’s day celebration. Betty Smokes and the Forgetaboudits will be bringing all the vibes to get down and boogie.

When: Sunday 8 March, 5.30pm–11.30pm
Where: The Walrus Club, Toowong
Find out more here.  

International Women's Day High Tea 

Looking for a refined IWD event? The high tea being hosted by the Emporium Hotels should fit the bill. Taking place in the Piano Bar, the event will include a Signature Emporium High Tea featuring sweet and savoury patisserie delicacies and a two-hour beverage package with themed cocktails. 

When: Sunday 8 March, 11.30am–4pm
Where: Piano Bar, South Bank
Find out more here

Feeling Good! 

Feeling Good (as hell) like our fellow gal pal Lizzo, this celebration hosted by Mayne Line acknowledges all the various creative female talent in Brisbane. There will be plenty of markets to browse, as well as demonstrations and workshops to get involved in, including Beginner Nail Art by Kawaii Klaws and Twerkshop by Lauren. 

When: Sunday 8 March, 12pm–6pm
Where: Mayne Line, Albion
Find out more here.

Cheese, Wine & Women 

Good wine, good cheese and good company—the three key elements to a good time. The Cheeseboard is hosting a guided tasting of cheese and wine (a perfect combo) in celebration of women. This is no ordinary cheese and wine tasting though, because all these incredible products are brought to you exclusively by Australian women. 

When: Saturday 7 March, 6.30pm–10.30pm
Where: The Cheeseboard, Stafford
Find out more here

International Women’s Day Brunch

Nothing’s better than celebrating women’s day by having a jolly good time while downing food and drinks on a bottomless package. Dust those cobwebs off your heels and bust out the moves for a tipsy afternoon of bubbles and fun.

When: Sunday 8 March, 12.30pm–2.30pm
Where: The Dandelion Social, Morningside 
Find out more here

New Woman Exhibition Tour And High Tea 

Art lovers rejoice at the New Woman Exhibition hosted by Arts Lovers Australia at none other than the Museum of Brisbane. The impressive exhibition presents a glimpse of the art, stories and legacies of some of Brisbane’s most influential women artists between 1920 to 2019. Afterwards, get the chance to mingle with like-minded people at a Shingle Inn high tea.

When: Saturday 7 March, 12pm–3pm
Where: Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City
Find out more here.

Find Your Fierce 

A feel good women empowerment event is just the thing to get you in the mood and feel inspired for International Women’s Day. Hosted by Kayla Boyd, the afternoon includes nibbles, mindfulness and self-love activities, along with a panel of some seriously inspiring women. Leave feeling loved, accomplished and self-assured.

When: Sunday 1 March, 12pm–4pm
Where: The Calile Hotel, Fortitude Valley 
Find out more here.

Women's Adventure Film Tour 

Don’t miss out on the encore screening of the Women’s Adventure Film Tour this March. Join in celebrating adventure-driven women doing incredible things. This year’s short films include elite Australian athletes including climber Angie Scarth-Johnson and four-time World Champion cliff diver Rhiannan Iffland. 

When: Friday 13 March, 7pm–9pm
Where: Schonell Theatre, UQ, St Lucia
Find out more here

International Women's Day Wine And Yoga 

Start your Sunday morning the right way, with an hour-long yoga session from the one and only Green Goddess Australia with beautiful views of the Sirromet vineyards. After you’re feeling well and truly relaxed, head over to Restaurant Lurleen’s for a filling gourmet buffet breakfast and glass of sparkling. The rest is up to you… 

When: Sunday 8 March, 8am–10am
Where: Sirromet Wines, Mt Cotton
Find out more here.

If you’re going to be in Sydney, snap up tickets to Urban List’s own IWD event, Future Is Female, and be inspired to own it. 

Image credit: Find Your Fierce 

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