Phone A Friend: Here’s What’s Happening This Weekend In BNE

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By Lauren Payne | 6th March 2024

Fire up the group chat because the weekend is coming in hot! From festivals for dog lovers to live music from some of Brisbane’s best female artists, there’s always something exciting happening in Brisvegas. So, if you’re still looking for plans, keep reading for your comprehensive guide on what’s on.

Int. Women’s Day at Felons Barrel Hall | Friday

Felons Barrel Hall always has something exciting happening and this weekend, they’re celebrating International Women’s Day with some incredible local artists – all of whom have their own unique sound. HANNI and Gregory will be performing their genre-defying music, while Squidgenini will keep the vibe high with an energetic DJ set. The event is free for all music lovers to attend, so head on over to Felons Barrel Hall this Friday to celebrate women, inclusion, and forging a better world for all!

We Ride For WMN | Friday

Speaking of International Women’s Day, Black Sheep Cycling and The Woolshed have teamed up to hold their annual We Ride For WMN event. We Ride For WMN is all about celebrating women and cycling by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for female riders of all skill levels. This year’s evening ride will commence at The Woolshed and will be a round group ride to Nudgee Beach and back, with food and drinks to follow. So, grab your besties and get ready to ride! You can RSVP to the event here

Qantas and Apollo Ice Cream Pop-Up | Friday and Saturday

Fancy a lick of oyster-flavoured ice cream? Or perhaps you’d prefer a taste of chilli and truffle sorbet? This Friday and Saturday, Queen Street will become host to a one-of-a-kind flavour adventure that spotlights some of Australia’s most iconic regional foods, flavours, and suppliers. This wonderfully wacky ice cream pop-up is celebrating the collaboration between Apollo and Qantas Frequent Flyer, which is giving away a million Qantas Points and $20,000 in travel vouchers this March. Intrigued? Drop by to beat the heat and send your taste buds on an adventure!

Gasworks Creative Markets | Saturday

If you love a bit of creativity, then may we suggest heading down to the historic Gasometer Park in Newstead to check out the Gasworks Creative Markets? With 40 artisan stores showcasing unique handmade crafts, artworks, and products, you’re bound to find something special to take home, whether it’s for yourself or someone you love. With live music providing a lively atmosphere and gourmet food trucks to keep you fuelled up, the Gasworks Creative Markets is celebrating creativity in all its forms, so head on down to see what original objects you can find!

Dog Lover’s Festival | Saturday and Sunday

Pooch lovers unite! The Dog Lover’s Festival is back in Brisbane for another year, helping you celebrate your furry friends and learn more about all the stunning dog breeds there are out in the world. Say hello to over 500 beautiful dogs and their owners, watch skilled performances from talented pooches in the VitaPet Arena, and shop amongst thousands of incredible pet products you can’t find anywhere else! The Dog Lover’s Festival is a dream for any pooch owner, so head on down to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre this weekend to join the fun! Book your tickets here.

By Lauren Payne When she’s not chewing your ear off about the full moon, Lauren can be found making playlists and sipping her third coffee of the day.




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