Top Weekenders May 31 - Jun 2

From green fairs to living jazz legends, burger & beer fests to ski expos, Audrey Hepburn movies and heritage trails, here's 20+ awesome things to do this weekend in Brisbane:

WHAT'S ON
Brisbane’s biggest bi-annual sustainability festival is set to hit Chermside's 7th Brigade Park on Sunday June 2nd
The regal gates of Queensland's Government House will open to members of the public on Saturday the 1st of June
Be inspired, be informed and be empowered at Brisbane's Modern Woman Expo coming to BCEC for 2 days in June
The ever-innovative and hugely influential, living jazz legend Herbie Hancock is coming to Brisbane performing live on stage at QPAC
Meet the world's great resorts and snowfield destinations at Brisbane's #1 international ski travel show this Saturday
Brisbane Night Market is throwing a massive celebration of all things Burgers and Beers this Friday night
Central American figurative artist, Carlos Barrios, returns to Mitchell Fine Art with his solo exhibition Undefined Dreams
Ponies, people watching, fashion & fine jewellery combine at the 2019 McLaren Polo by the Sea this Saturday
This fascinating exhibition explores the history of the Australian South Sea Islanders who were tricked, kidnapped and enslaved
Spend An Afternoon with Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, 2 of the most iconic actresses of the 20th century
MUST DO COMING UP
Abbey Road Live in Concert is coming to Brisbane performed by Australian supergroup ARC at Fortitude Music Hall
Join Queensland's First Lady (1859-1868), Lady Diamantina Bowen, on a fascinating History Tour at Old Government House
Possum Magic, the much-loved children's book by Australian author Mem Fox, comes to magical life on stage at the Brisbane Powerhouse this winter school holiday
Queensland’s own Tenori will perform their new show, Timeless, for one night only performing, classics from the worlds of opera, musical theatre, jazz and
The skies over Redcliffe are set to come to colourful life again with the annual KiteFest
The NewBARKet Dog Festival returns to Newmarket Village in June following 2018's inaugural festival dedicated to dogs
The classic musical Oklahoma! is coming to Brisbane performed by Savoyards Musical Theatre Brisbane
Cooly Rocks On is Australia’s coolest rock 'n' roll nostalgia festival celebrating the 50s, 60s and 70s at iconic Coolangatta
Join Grammy Award winning guitarist and composer, Bill Frisell for a rare intimate performance at Brisbane Powerhouse
Fire Gardens will transform Brisbane's City Botanic Gardens into a fiery playground for four nights in September
WHAT'S NEW
The Laneway Green in Springwood is an absolute gem of a foodie cafe inspired by the laneway cafes of Melbourne
Reuben's Deli and Bar in Paddington is a New York-inspired deli cafe serving authentic Reuben sandwiches and more
The Dandelion Social is an Irish-inspired eatery in Morningside serving classic comfort food for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Salt Dining and Lounge Bar is a cool sleek bar and eatery serving breakfast on weekends and lunch and dinner on weekdays as well
Sister Cafe adds another notch to Hawthorne's foodie belt, boasting a mouth-watering menu of delicious fare
Polpetta is a slick industrial chic Italian Kitchen and Bar nestled in the base of The Fantauzzo hotel at Howard Smith Wharves
This quaint deer -themed cafe in Wavell Heights is a top spot for a relaxing brunch or lunch
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Fondly known as “Brisbane's worst vegetarian restaurant”, the Norman Hotel is an iconic Australian Steakhouse and Garden Bar
HERITAGE WALKS
Deception Bay Heritage Trail is a fascinating and scenic 4 km waterfront walk that combines nature and history in one
The Reminisce in Rosalie Heritage Trail takes walkers on a whimsical trip down memory lane, with street plaques telling the intriguing story of the many historic buildings and sites dotted around the area
Bulimba, with its sprawling Queenslanders, cute worker's cottages and proximity to the river, parks, cinema, cafes, restaurants and historic school, has in recent decades become one of Brisbane's fashionable and sought after neighbourhoods.
KIDS
Duck returns to the Cremorne Theatre for a quacking season this June, following its sell-out premiere at 2018 Out of the Box festival
Urban Xtreme in Hendra is Australia’s largest indoor snow sports and adventure centre and the only place in Queensland where you can hit the slopes
Brisbane playgrounds which can be too hot in the middle of summer become great places to play under the mild winter sun. Here are 10 of the best winter playgrounds in and around Brisbane

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The Finders Keepers is a fabulous 3 day market held in the Brisbane Showgrounds
The major highlight of the 2019 Winter Racing Carnival is happening on Jun 22
The musical theatre classic Oklahoma! is coming to Brisbane
MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture raises the curtain on another program of spectacular events
L’amante Anglaise is a must-see murder mystery performed live on stage
City of Gold is a wryly funny and politically incendiary play by rising star Meyne Wyatt
Dolly Diamond's Bl*nkety Bl*nks is a hilarious variety show for adults-only
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash-hit rock musical, School of Rock, is coming to QPAC in July
Acoustic Guitar Spectacular is an amazing night of guitar wizardry