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WORD ON THE STREET #253

New experiences ahead

WORD ON THE STREET #253

A new year means trying new things, whether that be tasting drinks at some of Queensland's best boozy festivals or taking your dining experience to the next level. Maybe you've always wanted to see the Irish Jig done in person. whatever it is you want to try Queensland is the perfect place for new experiences.

Gold Coast

THE TASTE FESTIVAL | SOUTHPORT YACHT CLUB

20-23rd of JAN

It’s time to get ready to wine and dine because the taste festival is back at The Southport Yacht Club this January! Be prepared to taste from some of Australia’s premium wineries and craft spirit specialists while enjoying live music and food platters. But get-in quick tickets are selling out fast!

HEY FELICA | THE ISLAND

Saturday 12th of FEB

Drag and dinner is there any better way to spend a Saturday night? I Don’t think so! And these queens are some of the best! Featuring five of Brisbane’s most iconic Queens such as Scarlett Fever, Mandy Moobs, and Bebe Gunn this is a show not to be missed! Enjoy an alternate drop meal and a 2-hour beverage package while you watch these queens perform some of broadway's hottest hits. This is sure to be a night full of fun.

FLAMING CHEESE WHEEL AND WINE EXPERIENCE | SALT MEATS CHEESE

Every Wednesday night

Wanting to make dinner a bit more exciting tonight? Then this is the experience for you! Every Wednesday Salt Meats Cheese brings your dining experience to life by giving you a glass of wine and a demonstration of how they make their cheesy spaghetti. And the most exciting part is they light the cheese wheel of your choice on fire to add to your spaghetti dish. When all the excitement is over you also get one of their desserts of the day.

Brisbane

GINUARY FESTIVAL 2022 | X- CARGO, FORTITUDE VALLEY

30th of JAN

This is for all you Gin lovers out there an entire festival dedicated to the beverage. Taste and explore hundreds of different types of gin and learn from exclusive cocktail classes and Gin Masterclasses. And I’m sure you’ve heard of the triple J hottest 100 but have you heard of the hottest Gin 100 the countdown will be happening at the festival and you have your chance to put in your own vote here. Gin and Tonic yes, please!

📷: QPAC

CELTIC ILLUSION REIMAGINED | QPAC

27th of JAN

Get ready to dance! Only if you can do the Irish Jig though. This is a unique show that has taken the world by storm and now it has arrived at QPAC. For one night only be transported to a world of dance and magic with an incredible score and stunning choreography, so put on your tap shoes and book now!

About the Author

Lauren Philp

Lauren Philp

Just a girl with a big appreciation for the Hollywood world. I have a deep passion for the stars and fashion but for now, you’ll see me out and about on the Gold Coast. I always have an iced latte in hand and am always thinking about my dogs. I believe that people who are creative are the greatest gift in life.