The Weekend Round Up | Best Things To Do In Brisbane This Weekend

The Weekend Round Up | Best Things To Do In Brisbane This Weekend

No time to sleep, this weekend Brisbane has it going on.

By Sierra Haigh | 12th December 2019

The weekend is almost here, and this weekend, Brisbane has everything you and the squad could ask for. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful outing decorating Christmas wreaths and watching the magic of Christmas come to life at Movie World, or taste-testing boilermakers and partying it up with your fave artists of the ‘00s, Brisbane has you covered. Get your tickets soon, because this weekend is gonna be jam-packed with adventure.

All-You-Can-Eat Tacos | Bowen Hills

When: Sunday


El Camino Cantina in Bowen Hills is celebrating its first birthday, and you’re invited to join in the festivities! From 3pm till 6pm drag the crew down to the Mexican-themed extravaganza and enjoy unlimited tacos for the low price of $19 per person when you snag a drink. Enjoy any of their signature tacos, including their cheeseburger or char-grilled steak tacos. You can even diversify your taste buds and use the opportunity to taste test their vegan menu! Great tunes, great tacos, and great vibes. What’s not to love?

 

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Based Comedy | Palm Beach

When: Sunday


This Sunday night from 7:30pm, head on down to the Gold Coast’s Palm Beach Hotel for a night of belly laughs, food, and music. With local acts tackling the role of MC and a mix of up-and-coming or famous acts taking the stage by storm, it’s not a night of comedy to be missed. Book your tables early to get the best seats in the house, or get there early on the night to snag a spot by the bar and keep the drinks flowing while the jokes keep going.

 

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So 2000s Festival | Eatons Hill

When: Saturday

We’re about wrap up the decade and step into the roaring 20s, so why not celebrate by looking back on last decade’s tunes? Get ready to kick off the start of a new decade by breaking out your double denim and velour trackies and getting down to the music that kicked off the 21st century, brought to you by guest DJ and all-around all-star, Shrek. Dance the night away to ‘00s hits like Britney Spears, The Black-Eyed Peas, Avril Lavigne, and even Hannah Montana. Not a dancer? Dive into the ball pit, hop on the jumping castle, or enjoy free face-painting and fairy-floss! Starting at only $10 a ticket, it’ll be the event your younger self could have only dreamed of.

 

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The Nightmare Before Christmas | Bowen Hills

When: Friday


Kick off the weekend and celebrate Friday the 13th with Beerhaüs’s Nightmare Before Christmas event! It’s the spookiest day of the holiday season, so what better way to celebrate with a ghoulish Christmas party? This Friday, the folks behind Kraken Black Spiced Rum are teaming up Beerhaüs to bring out the big guns: introducing an all-new cocktail blend, the Kraken Nightmare. Ditch the traditional boilermaker and try their new pairing, Kraken’s popular rum with a ​Pirate Life Pale Ale. Enjoy an evening of live music, tasty food, and good vibes. Sail away from the basic beer and spirit combo and let the pirate life choose you.

 

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White Christmas | Gold Coast

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In the smoking-hot lead up to Christmas, it’s easy to find yourself wishing for that picture-perfect white Christmas we all see on the silver-screen each year. Luckily for us, the folks at Movie World are coming through (to an extent) so we can live the dream out! This year, head down to Movie World for a night of magical activities and dress up with the elves, enjoy a Christmas feast, catch foamy snowflakes in your hands, and watch the Christmas parade make its way through the streets of the theme park. Throughout it all, put your detective skills to the test and solve clues to win the ultimate Christmas present for yourself or a mate. Feel like going above and beyond? Snag a North Pole Pass for $50 before they sell out and enjoy VIP treatment for the entire night!

 

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Wreath-Making Workshop | Arndale

When: Saturday


Haven’t found that perfect wreath to show your Christmas spirit? Why not try your hand at building your own! This Saturday, Arndale Shopping Centre is putting the festive spirit in your hands and showing you how to craft the perfect wreath from their selection of fresh or dried floral adornments. Enjoy nibblies and bubblies, along with lucky door prizes and good company. Led by experienced florists and guaranteed to sell out fast, book now to craft your unique wreath to take home and display!

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Article by Sierra Haigh

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