The Ekka is all grown up... just like you
Move over kids, there's still plenty of fun to be had. Formally known as the Royal Queensland Show, each year the country mingles with the city. Most Queenslanders have a fond memory of the Ekka from their childhood. But now, it's time to make new memories. There's more to the exhibition than showbags and strawberry sundaes. It's time to revisit the Ekka, with your adult glasses on.
There’s a party for everyone.
The array of arts and culture at Brisbane Festival will give you plenty of reasons to party, groove and sway the month away. Whether you want to head into the Valley for a few drinks and a party with your mates, or head into South Bank for some relaxing RNB, there’s something on offer for everyone.
Nom-worthy Spots for Brisbane's Night Owls
For all you night owls out there, we’ve all been there – you’re in the mood for munching, but you’ve got no idea what’s open at this ungodly hour. Let’s be honest, in Brisbane it’s tough to find decent outlets open past 9pm. If you’re in need of a piping hot bowl of soup, a caffeine boost or something to satisfy that sweet spot after a late night movie, we’re here to help. Featuring a myriad of cuisines, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Psst… there’s even fried chicken and beer!
First, We Feast!
Welcome back to another week, just because the weekends over doesn't mean the festivities have to stop! We've tracked down some of the tastiest and edgiest festivals and entertainment hitting up in Brisbane in the next couple of weeks. So grab those planners and get ready to pencil these dates in!
Live, loud and loving it | Gigs you can’t miss
If you know what’s what here in Brisbane, then you know that whatever music you dig you’re bound to find the right gig at The Tivoli (aka The Tiv)! This year is no exception, so with out further adieu, here’s the low down on what’s hip, hot and happening in the coming months…
Who you should be checking out this year!
That’s right baby: Splendour in the Grass is back again! This year, it’s party, party, party. With a line up that just gets better and better every year, there’s no way you can go wrong with Splendour! In 2019, some of the hottest names in the industry are going out of their way to visit one of Australia’s fav party festival spots, and you don’t want to miss out.
What to wear to Splendour and why we love it.
Splendour in the Grass is right around the corner, and festival goers everywhere are planning out their outfits day by day, whether they’ll admit it to you or not. TBH, it’s completely fair: clothing and accessories can sometimes be the most stressful part of a festival. Even if you’re not a year-round fashonista, staying on trend when it comes to events like Splendour can make you feel a whole lot more at home as you groove around. But what to wear? How to wear it? Well, lucky for you, we’ve scouted out a list of music festival fashion trends for 2019, so you can keep up and keep it cute!
Take more chances, Dance more dances
This week's word on the street is dedicated to the movers and shakers, the disco goers and boogie babes. We've got some exciting stuff lined up this May that'll surely get your foot tapping and your bodies groovin'. But don't worry, we've made sure we've got some stuff for our Brissy foodies and beauty enthusiasts.
What's happening in Brisbane & Beyond this long weekend
Time to start that new workout guide you’ve been going on about for months to make room for this year’s super sweet weekend! One of the most delicious times of year is just around the corner and whether you’ll be spending it with your fabulous self on a well-deserved retreat or with family, we’ve put together the ultimate treat yo self guide for the upcoming holiday that has a little something for everyone. Oh, and chocolate of course.
Sweet dreams are made of this
Autumn is here, the weather is....slightly cooler, but there are some hot things happening around town. From must try tasty treats to edgy live entertainment, our calendars are booked! and we're here to make sure you don't miss out on any of the action. So, get ready to step into the new season with us, we promise it'll be worth it.
Brb, indulging on the sweeter things in life
#ForkTalk, this week this for our fellow foodies and beer brethren. We've got some exciting culinary delights to show you, as well as some new brews on the block. Once your bellies are filled, there's some spicy entertainment coming up that'll make you want to boogie and leave you at awe.
How to Have a Beer-tastic Time this Brewsvegas!
It's that time of year again to call your boss and come up with a half believable excuse to get the week off work - it's Brewsvegas week baby! Whether you want to spend the entire week exciting your taste buds with some of Brisbane's best beer, or just a chill hang after work, we've got you covered with this list of the hottest venues so you can make the most of this beer-tastic event!
Good times and Tan lines
The temperatures might be rising but so is our excitement for what's on in Brisbane these coming months. From the luxury cruises, to ballistic birthday parties, here are some of the hottest this happening in Brisbane guaranteed to get you hot and heavy.
Snags, lamingtons & thong-tanned feet
Cooking snags on the barbie. Stuffing your mouth with lamingtons. Walking around in Aussie day themed outfits. Listening to the countries hottest music countdown. These may be some, or all, part of your yearly Australia Day activities. Whatever the tradition, Brisbane will be buzzing with other activities.
So let's put our best thong-tanned foot forward and celebrate this beautiful country. Aussie, Aussie, Aussie...
We're on a see-food diet
This year we’ve decided to try out the See-Food diet, whenever we see food, we eat it! And with all the festivals, summer menus, and breweries popping up in Brisbane, our diets been going really well. We highly suggest you try it out, we’ve even got a list of some of the places that fit our dietary needs, check it out!