From street festivals, and autumn menus, to comedy nights, and winemaking workshops, there are plenty of things to do this weekend in Brisbane. Soak up this abnormally warm autumn weather (will it ever be winter?) and make the most of everything our fair-weathered metropolis has to offer.
Here’s what’s on!
Marie Claire Up-Late | James Street
Possibly our favourite Brisbane event of the year, Marie Claire Up-Late is back! See our beloved James Street come to life as the sun goes down, with shopping discounts, food galore, and bevvies a-plenty. You’ll kick yourself if you miss this, check out our full guide here.
Mondo Organics New Autumn Menu Launches | Mondo Organics
One of our favourite West End hot spots has launched their autumn menu, and boy, are we excited! With dishes like sourdough cacao doughnuts (er, yum?), confit duck leg for dinner, and passionfruit brulee, we guarantee you’ll love Mondo’s new menu as much as we do.
Fixed Price Weekday Lunches | e’cco Bistro
Weekday lunches have never looked so yum! This month sees e’cco Bistro launch their new menu, featuring fixed price lunches. For $39.50 per person, treat yourself to an entrée, main, and a $5 beverage. Available Tuesday through to Friday from 12 til 3pm.
Leukemia Foundations World’s Greatest Shave | Brisbane
This Friday night, The Story Bridge lights will shine bright in shades of orange, blue, and white in support of the Leukemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave. Show your support this weekend by making a donation, or be brave and shave (or colour) your hair.
LT2 Comedy Night | Little Tokyo Two
Join the Tokyo family this Friday evening as they host their very first comedy night! Stop by early for pre-drinks, tunes, and raffles, then get set for a night of laughs as a series of comedians go head-to-head for the chance to win a prize pool of $100. Book your tickets now!
Handpicked Wine Making Workshop | Stanthorpe
Ever wondered what it would be like to make your own wine? Well thanks to The Makers Club, now you can! Jump on the bus and head out to Stanthorpe, pick some grapes, crush them with your feet (no joke), and learn the process of fermentation. This is the ultimate event for any wine connoisseur, so be quick and book your tickets!
IMA Reading Group | Institute of Modern Art
Join in the fun at the inaugural iteration of the IMA reading group this Saturday. The reading group is a monthly assembly designed to further activate local discussion surrounding contemporary art. A Brisbane event that aims to provoke conversation in an open, participatory environment, this is a goodie for arts fans and those of us who could use a dose of culture.
Big Gay Day Summer Street Party! | The Wickham
Get ready for the street party of the year! This Sunday, The Wickham Hotel presents ‘Big Gay Day’, a jam-packed day of live entertainment, drinks (duh!), and good times. With performances from Sneaky Sound System, Bimbo Jones, and Jim Jam. just to name a few, this is one street party you won’t want to miss. Want a bargain? Enter the exculsive promo code—UrbanList5— when booking for $5 off. Grab your tickets, pronto!
Don’t Miss Out!
West End Boiler Extravaganza | Archive Beer Boutique
The Cobbler crew have teamed up with Jungle Bar and Archive Beer Boutique to bring to you a Boilermaker event like no other! Part of Brewsvegas, this unique event will take punters on a journey of rum, bourbon, whiskey, and beer perfectly matched with a three course meal.
La Soiree | Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Festival favourite La Soirée is returning to Brisbane this May, bringing with it new members of its dysfunctional family, alongside very dear old friends. Get ready to experience La Soirée’s potent cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety in QPAC’s Playhouse, where you’ll be seated inches away from the performers. Tickets are on sale now!
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