All the ingredients for a good time
Take a big whiff of the air and fill your nostrils with the scent of sticky sweet fairy floss, Strawberry ice cream, and dagwood dogs. To your left, men and women wearing Akubra hats, to your right little kids running around with giant show bags. Yes, the Ekka is here! Whether you plan on bracing the crowds at the showgrounds or planning on having a quiet one in, here's our curated list of what's on in Brissy this week.
It's A Good Day For A Good Day
Hope you guys have some spare time this week! There's a ton of foodie festivities, must-watch movies and local events that you wouldn't want to miss. Trust us, your calendars will be completely booked once you see these events lined we've lined up for you.
Winter warmer activities
It really does feel like Christmas in July with all these festive things happening in Brisbane! Seriously, this city just keeps on giving! This week we're giving you a curated list of winter warmer activities and places you need to check out, besides it's the end of the financial year #TreatYourSelf.
Winter in Brisbane is giving us major oversized jumpers, fuzzy socks, mulled wine, and cozy winter nights vibes, but this season is also bringing in heaps of cool activities. Don't use the chilly wind as an excuse to miss out on the fun!
Let's Go On A Sensory Foodie Journey!
What’s our favourite thing about food you ask? It takes us on a journey. Whether it’s to a foreign country, a memory or just straight up heaven, food takes us on an unforgettable trip one bite at a time. But how about a journey of the senses? The Scenic Rim Eat Local Week celebrates the food, farmers and natural beauty of the Scenic Rim through a program of festivals, farm gate events and culinary experiences. This year’s event has Pether’s Rainforest Retreat featured in the spotlight with a five-course degustation curated specifically to satisfy your senses.
Let the good times roll
Alright, beautiful people of Brisbane, let's dive right into the week, we hope you all enjoyed your last four day week until the Ekka rolls up! Don't worry we've got some pretty exciting stuff here to keep you busy. From winter pop-up bars to funky festivals up the coast, here's this weeks round up.
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.
Vibin n' Thrivin
The long weekend may be over, but there's no reason to be bummed out! Brisbane's still dishing up and serving some stunning activities. And because we want to keep you in the loop we've rounded up some of the best things happening in Brisbane and beyond!
You’ll be stoke-d with this one.
A view to take your breath away and a menu to match. If you are looking for the perfect Mediterranean style bar and restaurant, look no further than Stokehouse Q.
Just looking on the sunny side.
Hey, there hop stuff, what an egg-citing week we've got coming up! Easter is fast approaching and if you're dyeing to know what's happening, well yolks stick around cause we've round up some real good eggs for ya! We're basically the Easter eggs-perts
Let's get nauti-cal & ship-faced!
Living so close to the coast has many perks, but all of these seaside delights pale in comparison to a good old-fashioned boat party; and luckily for us, an epic one is about to drop anchor.
The inside scoop on Brisbane’s favourite party playground!
X Cargo is basically the adult Disneyland of Brisbane. It’s a veritable party mecca in the heart of the Valley that keeps the drinks flowing and music pumping all weekend, every weekend. If you’ve been looking to thank someone for all of those Friday night espresso martini’s and Sunday morning recovery breakfast burgers, Ayden Sturgess is your man.
The Best Rollin' Restaurants in Town!
The last few years have seen Brisbane become quite the cultured chap, opening its heart and stomach to many new delicacies - on wheels! With such an array of food available, let’s make some plans for the weekend and check out some of Brisbane’s favourite food truck stops.
Top 10 Must Do's for the Year of the Pig
The only thing better than one New Year’s Party is a second New Year’s party a month later. The year of the pig is just around the corner, and with it comes the perfect opportunity to eat, drink and be merry. We can barely contain our excitement for all the Lunar New Year celebrations popping up around Brisbane, so we’ve narrowed down the seven best places for your perfect New Year do-over!
Trend Alert for Festive Entertaining
Patricia Romeo gives her top tips on pulling together a beautiful Australian-style tablescape that will set the tone for your festive entertaining.