This weekend Brisbane is bringing the goods. From boozy brunches to a debut musical festival, a fitness retreat and $1 tacos, need we say more? There’s no better way to celebrate a Spring weekend in style then with good food, good booze, good music and good fun and this weekend Brisbane has it all!

Beers On The Lawn | Howard Smith Wharves


Beers on the Lawn event will bring together local brewers and tastemakers, including Howard Smith Wharves’ very own Felons Brewing Co., to showcase the best of the region’s beer and cider, for one weekend only. Kicking-off on Saturday from 1pm the event will feature Range Brewing, Helios Brewing Co., Slipstream Brewing Co., Aether Brewing Co., Semi-Pro Brewing Co., Brouhaha Brewing Co., Ballistic Brewing Co. and Soapbox Beer. In addition to the guest brewers, there will also be live music, lawn games and food stalls with Lawn Classic Burgers, Falafel Burgers, Charcoal Grilled Chicken Skewers, Roti Canai and the Aussie favourite, sausage and bread, all on offer. For those who want to switch it up from sampling beers, there will also be a wine selection and Aperol Spritzes available.

 

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Beirne Brunch Club | Fortitude Valley

When: October 20

There must be something in the air ‘cus brunch is everywhere this weekend! Indulge in a little civilised day drinking at Beirne Brunch Club this Sunday. Featuring funky tunes and classic food you’ll want to whip out your Sunday best for this one. Expect all the best classic brunch options along with some more adventurous and fancy choices. With avo on toast, fresh fruit and pastries, plus pumpkin tart with goats’ cheese, flank steak with watercress and ceviche bowls with avocado, chilli and horseradish there’s something for everyone. Wash down your culinary delights with a drink and boom – you’ve had a great Sunday, in our books.

 

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Brisbane Pub Crawl | Brisbane City

When: October 19

Returning for its sixth event this year the Brisbane Pub Crawl is not for the faint-hearted. Visiting four Brisbane venues across four hours, get ready for one epic night out! Starting at the Barbara Bar in Brisbane’s Entertainment precinct you’ll venture your way across the city visiting all the best pubs along the way. With a drinks package included in the ticket price this is a great deal not to be missed! Tickets start at just $20 and can be purchased here!

 

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Brunch With Bite | Brisbane City

When: October 20

If you’re tired of feeling vanilla and want to spice up your weekend, Cloudland’s Brunch With Bite is the place to be this Sunday! With a promise of both naughty and nice fun, enjoy risqué drag entertainment while indulging in Cloudland’s decadent Italian brunch menu! Experience a bold and boisterous show and enjoy free-flowing booze to really close out your weekend in style. General admission starts at $45, or if you’re feeling bold, upgrade to the Boozy brunch for just $69 getting you a drink on arrival, a banquet Italian brunch, two hours of bottomless drinks and three hours of riotous fun! Grab your tickets here!

 

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The Grass Is Greener Festival | Gold Coast

When: October 19

This event involves a quick trip down the coast but who wouldn’t tackle a coastal drive for an epic weekend of tunes? The classic Cairns music festival, The Grass is Greener, is travelling south to make its debut on the Gold Coast and it’s going to be huge! Featuring some of the best Australian talent along with renowned worldwide artists this festival should be added to your list of must-see music events of the year! With headliners Tyga and Amy Shark plus performances from Aussie icons The Veronicas, Hermitude and Peking Duck, The Grass is Greener Festival is the place to rock out this weekend. Snag your tickets here! If you’re a bit of a Festival buff make sure you check out our Brisbane festival round up for the best festivals yet to come this year!

 

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Urban FUEL Weekend | Brisbane City

When: October 18 – 21

Check in to the W Hotel for the Urban FUEL Weekend, a three-day event you won’t want to miss! Hosted by Chris Hemsworth’s trainer, Luke Zocchi, this is not your regular fitness retreat. Focused on the principle of balance, the weekend follows the mantra: detox, retox, repeat. The detox features a range of celebrity-grade workouts, fitness classes and nature activities. For ‘retox’ enjoy cocktails by the pool, a cooking class with Andy Allen and a Sunday Sesh at the W Hotel’s Wet Deck. Snag your last-minute tickets here! Plus check out our article on the Urban FUEL Weekend for more deets.

 

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$1 Taco Saturday | Newstead

When: October 19

PSA: you can get tacos for $1 this weekend and we’ve got all the deets (thank us later)! This Saturday The Defiant Duck is offering up a legendary special – $1 tacos all day long! This special comes with only one condition: a drink purchase. But let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want a drink with a taco? With three delicious flavours: veggie, brisket and pulled pork, you’ll surely want to try them all. It isn’t hard to build up your appetite for Mexican so indulge in a taco (or 10) this Saturday, but keep in mind it’s expected to be packed so book a table here!

 

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