From roving dinners to Sangria Sunday’s, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Brisbane. Immerse yourself in culture, fashion and games this weekend in Brisbane.
Wizard Fest | Friday September 8th
*Harry Potter theme song plays* Okay, so maybe your acceptance letter got lost in the mail, or your parents forgot to give it to you on your 11th birthday. Witches, wizards and muggles alike are invited to the Wizard Fest hosted at the Jubilee Hotel. Get your hands on some buttery brews and alcoholic potions and dress up with your best cloak and wand.
Jetty Fiesta | Saturday September 9th
Someone grab my tequila; the Redcliffe Parade is hosting a Mexican Jetty Fiesta. Head on down to celebrate the biggest street party to hit Redcliffe. This free event will host a spectacular firework show and some amazing performances from mariachi bands and dancers. Be sure to see the light show in conjunction with Bay of Boats, it’s a spectacle you don’t want to miss.
Little Secrets // Little Lies | Saturday September 9th
Presented by Post Datum Little Secrets // Little Lies is an art show that explores what you hold most true. A combination of young artists come together to showcase their artwork. This is a one night only exhibition of some of the finest artwork from young and upcoming artists. If you want to be inspired this is the night for you.
Disney Trivia Night | Saturday September 9th
Dig deep into that Disney knowledge that you thought was useless and put it to use this Saturday. Gather some friends and head on down to the Queen Alexandra Home. Make sure you dress up as there are prizes for the best-dressed table on the night.
Bite Sip Stroll | Saturday September 9th
Join Bite Sip Stroll on a tour of Fortitude Valley’s best food and wine. Grab yourself a ticket as you are in for a treat with a delicious combination of fresh foods and wine. Featuring meals from Gerard’s Bar, Gerard’s Bistro, The Apo and Nickel Kitchen and Bar. With yummy food, delicious drinks and amazing service, there is no reason to not join in!
A Night Of Tim Burton | Saturday September 9th
Break open the Tim Burton Vault and explore the weird and wacky world of his greatest films. From Willy Wonka to Beetlejuice and Corpse Bride there will be a whimsical variety of fun to be had. There will be trivia hosted from 7 and the party starts at 8:30 at The Brightside. With Wonka candy cocktails and a Beetlejuice graveyard photo booth you’d be crazy to miss out!
La Vie En Rosé | Sunday September 10th
Make your way to Baedeker in Fortitude Valley to celebrate the best of Rosé. The Parisian twist gives this event a lush and expensive vibe. 50 of the most delicious Rosés from across the world will be available to taste alongside authentic French Food. On se voit là-bas!
Sangria Sunday | Sunday September 10th
Lounge around on the deck of the Full Moon Hotel while immersing yourself in the sounds of Spain. Its Sangria Sunday and the Tania Balil Spanish Trio will be delighting you with their authentic Spanish sounds. Enjoy a glass (or jug) of the best sangria while nibbling on tapas with some of your closest friends. You’ll be dancing the flamenco in no time.
European Travel Expo | Sunday September 10th
If you’re longing for a European Holiday prepare to be overwhelmed with choices at the European Travel Expo this Sunday. Wholesalers, tour companies, cruise lines and airlines will fill the floor at Pullman and Mercure in Brisbane. Prepare to snag a deal and pack your bags, you’d be silly to miss this event. From Switzerland to France you’ll be spoilt with potential holiday options. Better start planning that annual leave now.
Bark & Brews | Sunday September 10th
Only good boys allowed at the bar this weekend. Bring your four-legged friend down to The Brightside this Sunday. Relax and woof down some beers with friends while your pup makes some friends of its own. With a giant beer garden and some cocktails there’s nowhere you would rather be on a sunny Sunday. Don’t fret if you don’t have a pup of your own, the RSPCA will be bringing down some of their resident puppies to fill that puppy-sized hole in your heart.
Flower Tribe Floral Flower Crown Event | Sunday September 10th
It’s spring! What better way to celebrate the weather finally getting warmer than by making flower crowns? Don your floral frocks and get into the spirit as Francesca’s Flowers teaches you to make gorgeous flower crowns. Enjoy the champagne and high tea offered while you giggle with friends at the High Church in Brisbane. What’s even better is all the proceeds go to Beyond Blue, to support those suffering from depression and anxiety.
Pop-Up Sale @ Extraction Artesian | Sunday September 10th
One of the coolest hidden gems off the highway, Extraction Artesian Coffee, is collaborating with North Hem, and we are so excited! Grab a great cup of coffee while shopping the mid-century modern furniture collection in the warehouse. Grab a bargain on some amazing furniture for your home and help support a local business.
Harcourts Foundation Butterfly Ball | Saturday November 18th
Tickets are finally on sale for the gala of the year – the Harcourts Foundation Butterfly Ball! A partnership with the Royal Brisbane’s Women Hospital, the evening is a celebration of the Harcourts Foundation which supports the Royal’s smallest yet most precious patients – babies. The Butterfly Ball will raise vital funds to help purchase new equipment and technology for RBWH’s Neonatal Unit, as well as fund life-changing medical research into conditions such as stillbirth, prematurity, and birth-related injury. The Butterfly Ball is one of the most incredible gala’s hosted each year and is not an event to be missed. Go online now to grab your tickets!
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