Holly, jolly weekend.
Christmas is creeping ever closer and so are some awesome Brisbane events. Not feeling the Christmas spirit just yet? Then catch up at the races or have a Sunday session at Sirromet wines. We’ve got the lowdown on all your weekend event goodness.
PADDINGTON COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS FAIR
It’s officially the start of the silly season and what better way to celebrate than with a free Christmas fair? Head to Paddington on Thursday night to take part in the festivities.
Latrobe and Given Terraces, Paddington
DATES: 4pm-7pm on Thursday, December 1
GOMA TURNS 10
Queensland Art Gallery’s Gallery of Modern Art hits the double digits this Friday and they are celebrating the milestone with more than 250 contemporary artworks exploring light, space, architecture and the senses. There will also be cash bars, food and DJs to kick off the party in style.
Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art: Stanley Pl, South Brisbane
DATES: 7.30pm-10.30pm on Friday, December 2
TRUE GRIT NIGHT ATTACK
Get your sweat on with the ultimate 5km obstacle course at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast. With more than 17 obstacles and lasers, smoke machines, music, competitor t-shirt and a celebratory drink upon completing the course, it’s a great way to get fit and have fun.
Cbus Super Stadium: Centreline Pl, Robina
DATES: 6.30pm-11pm on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3
PADDINGTON/ROSALIE VINTAGE AND DESIGNER GARAGE SALE
Calling all thrifty fashionistas! Head to the vintage and designer garage sale in Paddington/Rosalie this Saturday. Featuring items from Gorman, Zimmermann, Sass & Bide, Levi’s, Mimco, Soot, Country Road, American Apparel, R.M. Williams and many more, you’d be mad to miss out.
15 Bayswater St, Paddington
DATES: 8am-3pm on Saturday, December 3
WALKING ON SUNSHINE RACEDAY
Revel in the glorious warm weather at the Walking on Sunshine Raceday at Eagle Farm Racecourse. With live racing and icy-cold beverages, it’s perfect for a pre-Christmas catch-up with friends.
Eagle Farm Racecourse: 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot
TICKETS: From $15pp
DATES: From 11am on Saturday, December 3
MAYOR’S CHRISTMAS CAROLS – GOLD COAST
Kate Ceberano stars in the Mayor’s Christmas Carols on the Gold Coast this year, delivering all the Christmas classics as only she can. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket and settle in for a sing-along.
Broadwater Parklands: Marine Pde, Gold Coast
DATES: 5pm-9pm on Saturday, December 3
QUEENSLAND BEER WEEK OFFICIAL OPENING
Beer-lovers, rejoice! Queensland Beer Week is here! Boggo Road Gaol is kicking things off with an exclusive event featuring a ghost tour, canapes and beer-tasting from local craft breweries. Come along and find a new favourite tipple.
Boggo Road Gaol: Annerley Rd, Dutton Park
TICKETS: $75pp plus booking fee
DATES: 7pm-9pm on Saturday, December 3
SIRROMET WINES: A DAY ON THE GREEN
Alt-rock pioneers Garbage and Australia’s own multi-platinum chart-toppers The Temper Trap will be rocking the winery this Sunday, along with special guests The Preatures, Tash Sultana and Adalita Official. BYO picnic chair or rug and enjoy some sweet tunes.
Sirromet Wines: 850-938 Mount Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton
TICKETS: From $152.77pp plus booking fees.
DATES: 1.30pm-9pm on Sunday, December 4
CHRISTMAS MARKETS AT DUNLOP PARK
Smash out the Christmas shopping while supporting local fair-trade and handmade artisans. Some of Brisbane’s best food trucks and plenty of live entertainment will also be there, and furry friends are more than welcome too.
Oxley United Football Club, Dunlop Park: Oxley Rd, Brisbane
TICKETS: Free Event
DATES: 4pm-8pm on Sunday, December 4
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