We all wish we had a third long weekend in a row but alas, it cannot be. To avoid Sunday afternoon sadness, make sure your weekend is jam-packed with these fun events!
2-for-1 Ice-Cream Tacos
Yes, you read that correctly. To celebrate Cinco De Mayo, Cowch is selling ice-cream tacos! And when you bring an amigo with you, you can get two udderly delicious limited edition waffle tacos with ice-cream and strawberries for the price of one.
Cowch: 2/179 Grey St, South Brisbane
$9.95 for two tacos
DATES: All day on Thursday, May 5
Fish Lane Festival
Check out Brisbane’s newest laneway foodie festival for culinary pop-ups from the area’s most talked-about and loved restaurants and bars. PLUS, you can get your hands on a very exciting early taste from Gelato Messina! Read more about the festival here.
Fish Lane, South Brisbane
DATES: From 12pm on Saturday, May 7
Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day is a single day where participating comic book specialty shops around the world give away comic books absolutely free. Not EVERY comic is free but Comics Etc is giving away thousands of free comics and majorly discounting other stock, including back issues, trade paperbacks, hardcovers, graphic novels, toys and statues.
Comics Etc: 81 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane CBD
DATES: From 9am on Saturday, May 7
House of Fandom Markets
If Free Comic Book Day piqued your interest, don’t forget to check out the House of Fandom Markets! An initiative brought to you by House of Fandom and the Fortitude Valley Markets, this event will include a cosplay parade, comic book stalls, kawaii gifts, game traders and more. Check out the list of awesome stalls on the Facebook event!
Fortitude Valley Markets: Brunswick St Mall, Fortitude Valley
DATES: From 9am to 4pm on Saturday, May 7
Mother’s Day Events
Style has put together a list of some pretty epic events for Mother’s Day this weekend in Brisbane. From fun runs and hot air ballooning to high teas, long luncheons and buffet breakfasts, we’ve got your mum sorted.
Women of Letters
It’s finally coming back to Brisbane! Co-curated by Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire, the monthly Women of Letters event brings together five of Melbourne’s best and brightest writers, musicians, politicians and comedians in celebration of the beautiful lost art of letter-writing. Spend an afternoon celebrating a diverse range of strong female talent while simultaneously raising funds for Victorian animal rescue shelter, Edgar’s Mission!
The Zoo: 711 Ann St, Fortitude Valley
TICKETS: $23.50 pp
DATES: From 3pm on Sunday, May 8