There’s Magic In The Air! Here’s What’s On In Brisbane This Weekend
Let’s goBy Lauren Payne | 6th December 2023
We’ve reached the beginning of December which means the silly season is in full swing! You’ve no doubt already seen decorations strewn across your local coffee spot, shopping centre, and commute to work, but now if you’re ready to get into the Christmas spirit, there’s also a huge line-up of events this weekend promising a jolly good time. So, grab your jingle bells and get ready to sleigh this weekend!
The Lott by Golden Casket City Hall Lights | All Weekend
Get ready to be captivated by the whimsical magic of Christmas at The Lott by Golden Casket City Hall Lights. Watch as Brisbane’s iconic City Hall is transformed into a living canvas as artistic visuals and festive sounds dance amongst gorgeous Christmas lights. From this Friday until Christmas Eve, visit City Hall to watch the spectacular display with your nearest and dearest.
If you love a bit of theatre mixed with Christmas cheer, then head down to Queen Street Mall this Friday to catch A Whimsical, Wonderful Christmas. Watch as Miss Christmas sprinkles magical Christmas fairy dust over her four favourite ornaments so they’re able to spring to life and join in on the excitement of the Christmas season. Head to the Main Stage outside Uptown at 5pm, 6pm, or 7pm this Friday to get swept away by a night of frivolity with A Whimsical, Wonderful Christmas Show.
The Great Aussie Cook Up | Saturday
Looking for a fun and festive day out the whole family can enjoy? Then you will want to visit Aspley Homemaker City because they’re putting on a massive barbecue with classic Aussie snags, refreshing soft drinks, and free face painting for the little ones! The Christmas craft table will let the kids’ imaginations run wild, and they can send their wishlist to Santa via Aspley Homemaker City’s magical letterbox. The best part? All proceeds will be going to The Christmas Foundation! Kicking off at 10am this Saturday, head on over for a healthy dose of sunshine and family fun!
Christmas On The Mall | Saturday & Sunday
As you can probably tell, Christmas has truly taken over Brisbane and this weekend, if you visit Brisbane Arcade in the heart of Queen Street Mall, you’ll find even more festive delights at the Brisbane Arcade Markets. All of your favourite retailers will be out and about with great gifts for every member of your family. So, if you’re looking to get a head start on your Christmas shopping, head straight to the Brisbane Arcade Markets this weekend.
Second Life Markets | Sunday
Speaking of markets, if you’re on the hunt for some amazing second-hand garments and trinkets, then you’ll be pleased to know that the Second Life Markets are back in Brisbane for their final market of the year. From 11am to 4pm this Sunday, the markets will be taking over the Old Museum in Bowen Hills and you will not only be able to shop vintage fashion and accessories, but you’ll also be able to find unique art, sip on delicious coffee, deck out your smile with tooth gems, and enjoy great music from amazing DJs. If this sounds like your kind of vibe, get your early bird tickets here.
Auguste Brisbane Archive & Sample Sale | Saturday & Sunday
Got a full social calendar for the next few weeks? Then head over to the Auguste The Label Archive and Sample Sale this weekend to stock up on stunning summer dresses and festive party frocks! This is the first time the dreamy label has hosted a sale in Brisbane, so make them feel welcome by stopping in, tracking down as many pieces in your size as you can, and flaunting your new summer wardrobe.