It's getting busy in Brissy!
Oh Hello! It’s been a while, we miss you. It's getting busy in Brissy, so come soar with us over whimsical places, fly past whirling axes, get drunk off the fruits of the earth, and dance with us where the land meets the sea. So, slap on the sunscreen and stick around for some summer sun fun.
Fun In The Sun
Festivals season is coming this year, and there a few zingers coming around. It makes a great opportunity to really take part in what our beautiful city has to offer. From riverside delights to cultural celebrations to everything food there truly is something for everyone. The bright summer sunshine and mild, cool winters bring festivals to Queensland throughout the year celebrating music, theatre, and food. We've got you covered for all the awesome festivals coming this summer.
Are you ready to blame it on the boogie?
Get ready to step into a disco time machine with dusted off dancing shoes because Australia’s biggest Motown Party is coming to Brisbane! With superstar artists like ‘Jackson 5’, 'The Village People', 'Sister Sledge', 'The Pointer Sisters' and ‘Kool and The Gang’ set to perform their greatest hits live - we want to celebrate and boogie all night long!
Let The Good Times Roll
We are heading towards the end of the year at a fast neck speed. Now more than ever it is important that we make the most of our precious weekends before our calendars fill up with festive commitments. Each year in Brisbane it feels like our blockbuster Events just gets bigger and bigger. This year is already is delivering a mammoth line up of world-class art exhibitions, live theatre, immersive festivals and more. here are a few to get you through to summer.
You are cordially invited to partake in mischievous shenanigans
With Brisbane's events season in full swing our diaries are quickly filling and we cordially invite you to come with us, be mischievous and have a little (a lot) of fun.
Let's Paint The Town Red
Come with us, we'll take the lead and let's paint the town red. Let's go out and enjoy ourselves flamboyantly.
River Quay South Bank Guide to watch the Fireworks
Riverfire is a much-loved Queensland tradition, lighting up the Brisbane skyline and finishing out Brisbane Festival with a bang. This year, whether you plan to savour the view with a glass of wine, or get amongst the action at the Riverstage, Brisbane has you covered. This is your ultimate guide to watching the fireworks spectacular at River Quay South Bank.
Fit for a King (or Queen)
Whether you’re chasing a bite to eat, some retail therapy or good times with friends and lovers alike, Brisbane’s King Street Precinct delivers the goods. Edgy, inspired and full of flavour, King Street is the newest high street of Bowen Hills and this year’s must-do destination!
The Write Stuff : writers, thinkers and opinion makers!
Brisbane Writers Festival will feature over 140 local, Australian and internationally renowned writers, thinkers and opinion makers. Now in its 56th year, BWF has always explored the big ideas – this year is no exception as BWF will encourage their writers and audiences to try to answer the pressing question; “what the world needs now?”.
Fashion, Flavour, Festivals & Fanatics
While winter may not be a season in Brisbane the days are certainly getting warmer and longer. With spring just around the corner the city is gearing up for some of its best events to dates.From fashion festivals to beer festival, from comic con to donut cafes, you'll want to see what Brisbane has is store for the Spring season.
Your unmissable events guide
It's that time of the year again as Brisbane Festival transforms the city over three dazzling weeks in September with a fully-loaded program of incredible dance, music, theatre, fun and much more!
Soak it up
Everywhere you go, this city is bursting with talent. There's the local musos, chefs, artists and designers of every kind, you've got emergency service personal, builders, hairdressers, writers, barista's (low-key lifesavers) and the list goes on and on. We have an appreciation for those who do, what we can't. This week's Word On The Street is full of flavour & life. From enjoying tasty new bites created by hardworking chefs to being completely in awe of some of the city's most talented performers. Take the time to really enjoy the present, those feelings of satisfaction won't stick around for long so relish in the moment (no matter how big or small)!
Your guide to fun, frivolity, flavour and festivities
The Ekka is fast approaching and with it, you have a decision to make. How to spend your public holiday - will it be an eventful night so you'll use your holiday to recover? Or, are you an early bird looking for a bite to eat before hitting the fairground?
We Aussies love our public holidays, and however you want to spend it, we’ve grabbed the best Brisbane has to offer during the Ekka, and it’s right here for you to decide.
When in Brisbane..
Whether you love sipping on coffee or booze or, coffee mixed into booze, we've got the perfect hit just for you. Let your taste buds run wild this week as we try new menus, cocktails and heck, we'll even give Cuban cigars a crack. Boring is not a word Brisbane is familiar with. If you don't want to be a (boring) Betty this August, jump on the FUN train with us. First stop.. an espresso martini fest!
Underground but not out of sight
The sway of the crowd, the bass bouncing off the walls and into your bones, the smell of beer, the sweat, the passion. Welcome to Brisbane’s Underground Music Scene. Welcome to Sonic Masala Fest.
Let me tell you the story of how one drunken night lead to what’s become a safe haven for the underground punk rock scene of Brisbane.