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8 Things You Need To Do In Brisbane This Weekend

By Gabbi Johnston - 14 Jan 2016

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Nothing says summer like spending all your days basking in the ridiculously strong rays of the Queensland sun. If you’re lucky enough to still be on holidays, or are looking for a way to relive your summer holidays all over again, we have your weekend sorted with all the best things to do in Brisbane from the cricket, to New Farm’s Moonlight Cinema and everything in between.

And even if it rains (which it tends to do this time of year), New Farm Cinema has some Disney classics playing every week, and there’s also the not-to-be-missed So Frenchy So Chic at the Powerhouse. There’s no excuse not to beat the back to work blues this week.

Thursday 14th January

So Frenchy So Chic

French pop royalty Lou Doillon is hitting town on the 14th of January for So Frenchy So Chic — and to celebrate the launch of her new album Lay Low! Get your tickets here or enter our competition to win a prize that's a Francophile's dream!

When: 14th January
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse
Tickets: Available here

Friday 15th January

Victoria Bitter One Day International Cricket Series | The Gabba

The world’s most cricket obsessed nations, India and Australia, are coming together to battle it out for one epic day of cricket in Brisbane. Grab the gang, the sunscreen, and get yourself to the Gabba to support the Aussies in what is guaranteed to be fast-paced duel to remember.

When: 15 January
Where: The Gabba
Tickets: Buy yours here!

Saturday 16th January

Eat Street Drive-in Movie Cinema

For all of January, the best of two worlds have just collided because the Eat Street Markets have added a pop-up Drive In and Outdoor Cinema to their repertoire! Bring in all the World Famous Funnel Cakes, Golden Gaytime doughnuts or Okinomi House Japanese pizzas as you like while you settle in to watch the latest movies.

When: All Throughout January
Where: 257 Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton, Brisbane
Tickets: Check out the schedule and get your tickets here

Moonlight Cinema

The much awaited Moonlight Cinema is FINALLY back on the green in New Farm! We’re so excited to set up our beanbags, layer on the aeroguard, and enjoy some advanced screenings, brand new flicks, and classic favourites on the lawns of the iconic New Farm Park behind the Brisbane Powerhouse!

When: 16th December – 6th March
Where: New Farm Park
Tickets: Get yours here

Sunday 17th January

Oyster Hour at Stokehouse

To celebrate Queensland’s unique summer lifestyle, Stokehouse Q is launching oyster hour every Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout Summer, featuring a glass of Verve Clicquot Ponsardin French champagne an natural oysters prepared by Chef Richard Ousby and his team. Yes, that is chef-prepared oysters and wine, every weekend, all summer.

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday only from 11am to 12noon throughout Summer
Where: Stokehouse, Southbank

New Farm Disney Cinema Series

Toy Story. Aladdin. Mary Poppins. Cinderella. Everyone has a favourite Disney movie, and New Farm Cinemas are playing them all! Every Sunday until March 15th, a different classic will be playing and we’re so excited about reliving our childhood memories and making even more Disney memories.

Where: New Farm Cinemas, New Farm
When: 10th January – 5th June
Tickets: Get yours here

Don't Miss Out

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare’s most famous rom-com is being brought to life at the Judith Wright Centre next week. Follow the competitors from 2015 QLD Youth Shake Fest into the woods for this fast-paced, interwoven story of family, friendship, foils & fairies - brought to vivid reality by our young dreamers of today.

Where: Judith Wright Centre
When: Thursday 21st –Friday 22nd
Tickets: Get yours here 

Noosa Summer Swim

Nothing says summer like a dip in the ocean, but why not make good on a few New Year's resolutions and enter into the annual Noosa Summer Swim! Sign up for the ultimate summer ocean swim, and join your fellow racers in one of three events; a 3km, 2km,or a 1km swim (there's even things to do for the little ones!).

Where: Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast
When: January 30th 2016
For more information click here

Image credit: abc.net.au

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

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