5 Things To Do In Brisbane This Weekend The Group Chat Will Love

5 Things To Do In Brisbane This Weekend The Group Chat Will Love

Rain, hail, or shine!

By Dinushka Gunasekara | 8th December 2021

We’re full steam ahead into December and with the end of the year only a hop, skip, and a jump away, it’s time to make it count! From martini lunches to a whole lotta markets, there’s plenty to keep you busy in Brisbane this weekend.

Enchanted Garden | All Weekend

Magic is in the air and at Roma Street Parkland with the breathtaking Enchanted Garden. The family-friendly lighting trail combines cutting-edge visual and sound effects to deliver a world-class digital art experience in our very own city! The unforgettable immersive journey will knock the socks off the young and old and tickets are a mere $7. With entry available every 15 minutes from 6.30pm to 9pm, grab your tickets here.

Gasworks Christmas Markets | Friday

Hosted by The Market Folk, Gasworks Plaza is presenting an exciting 70 stall Christmas-themed market for you and your four-legged bestie. From 5pm to 9pm, explore all things fashion, art, homewares, and beauty at Gasworks’ biggest market event yet!

The Inchcolm Bar’s 3 Martini Lunch | Friday & Saturday

The CBD’s favourite cosy and eclectic parlour is playing host to the perfect boozy lunch every Friday and Saturday! Dig into a two-course al a carte menu with three-paired martinis between noon and 3pm at The Inchcolm Bar. Whether you opt for the Moreton Bay bug spaghetti, steak frites, or creamy mushroom gnocchi, what better way to spend the afternoon? At $69 per person, booking is essential here.

The Handmade Market | Saturday

Nail your Christmas shopping and support the creative community under flying whales at South Bank. BrisStyle’s Handmade Markets are coming to the Whale Mall from 9am-3pm to showcase a curated selection of Brisbane-based designers sporting incredible goods. With a massive variety of stalls, you can browse lovingly handcrafted products and shop straight from the maker.

Life Is Plantastic | Saturday

If The Jungle Book is your dream aesthetic, you need to hop on down to VEND Market Place on Sandgate Road for a plantastic day! This lush plant sale boasts over 100 local businesses showcasing their leafy goods and plant-related wares. The cafe will also be open to satisfy those cravings and the kids will be busy as can be at the playground.

Still have some shopping left in you? Check out our pick of upcoming Christmas markets Life Is Plantastic.


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Article by Dinushka Gunasekara

Notorious for turning a random encounter into a three-hour conversation and running across streets to pat a dog, Dinu is a curious girl who loves a good story. Her extensive knowledge of Donald Glover is yet to come to good use and she would do basically anything for a hash brown. Catch her bombarding her friends with articles she thinks they should read or spending way too much time creating the perfect playlist.