This Weekend Dec 20-22

Check out these 7 great festive events in and around Brisbane in the last weekend before Christmas and the latest bar, cafe and restaurant openings:

Brisbane Quarter is turning festive in December with a nightly LED show, live music and free gelato
Christmas Lights are back on at Government House this year in a spectacular display that is open to the public
Why wait for Christmas Day when you can enjoy festive dining at Sofitel Brisbane Central from now until Dec 31
Brisbane Night Market is decking the halls with snow machines, Christmas carollers and visits from Santa Claus
Queensland Ballet's The Nutcracker returns to Brisbane this festive season set to open at QPAC on December 13
Do You Bee-lieve? is a magical Christmas wonderland through which families can take a walk
Take a drive around the streets of Ipswich to see the fabulous Christmas lights winners
This gem of a cafe is East Brisbane's local brunch hotspot
The Bathers Bar is a breezy beachfront rooftop bar atop the art deco Suttons Beach Pavilion
Banh Mi Factory is a Vietnamese street food eatery specialising in authentic banh mi and other traditional bites
Trove Bar & Restaurant is a stylish late-night eatery and bar in Brisbane's CBD housed in a stunning historic hotel
Angel & Bear in Bowen Hills is a petite patisserie and secret bistro offering authentic European fare
If you're out in the valley and in the mood for a juicy plant-based burger, fries, and a shake
StrEAT Easy Diner & Bar is a funky alleyway dining precinct inhabited by Brisbane's best loved food trucks
Bella & Tortie is a small-batch artisan bakery specialising in caneles (miniature french pastries), cakes, millefeuilles
Mad Men meets James Bond at Ada Lane's stunning world class restaurant and bar

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

This dog-friendly gin festival is coming to Welcome to Bowen Hills
Kids Collective school holiday program returns to Roma Street Parkland
An ABBA-themed brunch is coming to Brisbane in September
BIFF returns to Brisbane for 11 days in October
Blush by Effervescence returns to historic Hanworth House in October
Brisbane's getting a floating boat cinema, ideal for social distancing
Learn to paint with this unique paranormal sip & paint experience
A unique Mean Girls style high tea experience is coming to Brisbane
Boho Luxe Market is a fabulous festival-style market at The Old Museum

A Top Family Weekend in Currumbin

World-class beaches, a relaxed seaside vibe, cool eateries & outstanding natural beauty make for an ideal weekend escape
A Top family Weekend in Currumbin
Come & Play on the Gold Coast: