Two words: FIRE FESTIVAL
Put Netflix aside and hook into these awesome events happening this weekend in Brisbane. With so much to choose from, you’re guaranteed to have a story or two to take back to the office on Monday morning.
FRIENDS TRIVIA | THU, JUL 6
Do you know Chandler’s middle name? The female palaeontologist Ross and Joey both date? How many women give birth in the hospital before Rachel? Finn McCool’s is hosting the ultimate trivia night to determine who really knows their Friends trivia. Prizes are involved, so make sure you register.
PADDINGTON ANTIQUE CENTRE | THROUGHOUT JULY
If you’re craving some retail therapy this weekend, swing by Paddington Antique Centre for one-of-a-kind furnishings, vintage pieces, and the sort of décor that will have your friends asking, “Where did you get that?!” Say goodbye to mass-produced homewares and done-to-death décor. Your home is your sanctuary, so why not make it beautiful?
LEGENDS SPEAKEASY BAR OPENING | FRI JUL 7
If you like secret bars and Gatsby-style parties, then don’t miss this exclusive grand opening event. While Legends has opened its doors to the public already, this event will give us the chance to truly celebrate in style with cocktails, tapas, and toe-tapping jazz. Wear your best garb!
SEADECK: CITY LIGHTS | FRI JUL 7
Seadeck has launched in Brisbane, and their Friday night cruises are under way! Cruise down the Brisbane River in style, taking in the gorgeous vista that is the city at night. This is Friday night done right!
BRISBANE FRENCH FESTIVAL 2017 | FRI-SUN JUL 7-9
The biggest French festival in Australia, the Brisbane French Festival, kicks off a weekend of frivolity, food, masterclasses, and wine from Friday! With more than 40,000 Francophiles descending on South Bank for the experience, this isn’t an event to miss out on. The French market will feature more than 70 exhibitors showcasing gourmet food and French fashion, while the dedicated wine pavilion will offer the best of French wines. Rendez-vous at South Bank with your favourite people – it’s almost as good as going to France!
BRISBANE BBQ FESTIVAL | SAT-SUN JUL 8-9
Yes, you read that right. A BBQ Festival! With some of the best BBQ vendors in the country, live entertainment, competitions, demonstrations, and plenty of tastings, this festival is all about enjoying authentic, finger-lickin’ good BBQ fare. What’s not to love?
WEST END FIRE FEST | SAT JUL 8
Made by the community for the community, this annual event is a free night in the park filled with music, fire arts, and incredible performances. This extraordinary event showcases incredible fire-spinning displays and the best of Brisbane’s circus arts scene. BYO food and enjoy the evening with your friends, family or lover while lounging under the stars.