Polo ponies and Puppy picnics, plus comedy and Christmas markets. It’s all happening this weekend in Brisbane.
The weather is warming up so make the most of the glorious sunshine and head out to one of the top events in Brisbane this weekend.
IKEA AND KMART GRAND OPENING AT WESTFIELD NORTH LAKES
The wait is finally over! After over 12 months of renovations, Westfield North Lakes is ready to welcome Kmart, IKEA and over 60 new stores to the centre. The grand opening is this Thursday with 12 glorious hours of trading and lots of opening specials and festivities. Grab a bargain and some scandi-cool furniture.
Westfield North Lakes, North Lakes
TICKETS: Free Event
DATES: 9am – 9pm, Thursday November 17
ARJ BARKER AT THE EATONS HILL HOTEL
Everyone’s favourite American comedian, Arj Barker is back Down Under with his ‘Get In My Head’ tour. Packed full of laughs, Barker’s observations on Aussie and American culture prove to be comedy gold.
Eatons Hill Hotel and Function Centre,
646 South Pine Rd, Brisbane
TICKETS: $49.95pp plus booking fees. Strictly 18+
DATES: from 7.30pm Thursday November 17 and Friday November 18
MISSY HIGGINS WITH THE QUEENSLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Fusing her distinctive sound with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Missy Higgins breathes new life into her music. With only a handful of performances taking place across the country and only one show in Brisbane, don’t miss out on this unique opportunity.
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Corner of Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Bank
TICKETS: $101.75pp plus booking fee
DATES: 7pm, Friday November 18
CHRISTMAS MARKETS AT EATS AND BEATS
Christmas is fast approaching. Try not to stress, but it’s only FIVE weeks away! So get into the spirit of the season and head to the Christmas Markets at Eats and Beats this Friday night. With food trucks, live music and a range of festive Christmas decorations, sweet treats and gift ideas, even Santa will drop for a dose of holiday cheer.
Rotary Park, 1-27 Johanna St, Jimboomba
TICKETS: Free Entry
DATES: from 5pm – 9pm, Friday November 18
PUPPY PICNIC IN THE PARK
Little Legs Rescue invites you and your furry friends to join them for a Puppy Picnic in New Farm Park. With raffles, face painting, a cruelty free sausage sizzle and plenty of adoptable fur babies on offer, how could you not head on down for a puppy cuddle. You might just find your next fluffy family member!
Area One (near the Powerhouse) New Farm Park, Brunswick St, Brisbane
TICKETS: Free Event – All funds raised from raffles/donations go to the Little Legs Dog and Cat Rescue Queensland.
DATES: 10am – 2pm, Saturday November 19
BRISBANE LAND ROVER POLO IN THE CITY
Spring Racing may be over but the Polo in the City series is only just beginning. Enjoy all the glamour and action of the sport while you revel in the premium hospitality provided by the Somersby Polo Lounge.
Dorrington Park, Frasers Rd, Brisbane
TICKETS: from $85pp plus booking fees
DATES: 11am, Saturday November 19
BRISBANE ETSY MADE LOCAL MARKET
Support our local artisans and get a head start on the Christmas shopping at the Brisbane Etsy Made Local Market. With over 170 talented sellers, in addition to workshops and demonstrations, you’ll be spoilt for choice and may even pick up a new hobby.
Exhibition Building, Brisbane Showgrounds,
600 Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills
TICKETS: Gold Coin Entry
DATES: 10am – 4pm, Saturday November 19
The brand new Eco Markets are launching on the Gold Coast this weekend. With free yoga, live music, food trucks and over 80 stalls, come on down and celebrate all things organic, sustainable and eco-friendly.
Broadwater Parklands, Marine Pde, Gold Coast
TICKETS: Free Event
DATES: 8am – 3pm, Saturday November 19
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