This Weekend May 15-17

With COVID-19 restrictions being lifted this weekend there are so many ways to get out and about and enjoy Brisbane's beautiful autumn weather (as of midnight on Friday May 15th). From playgrounds to BBQ spots and walks, hikes, drives and day trips within 150km of where you live, as well as some online shows and venues that have re-opened for in-house dining for 10 guests, we've included a whole bunch of ideas and activities to make the most of the weekend whilst following social distancing and staying safe.

Brisbane's pop-up drive-in theatre in a vacant car park is back this month
Broadbeach's mega annual one day blues festival is going online this year
This weekend over 48 hours you can watch Andrew Lloyd Webber's original Cats starring Elaine Paige and Sir John Mills, live streamed as part of his special musicals online
Roaring Twenties Cinema gives Brisbane residents a chance to step back in time to the Golden Age of the 20s
GOMA Store is a unique oasis of creative and inspiring shopping underneath the Gallery of Modern Art
Some restaurants, bars and cafes that are reopening for in-house dining this weekend in Brisbane
Some of the best Brisbane restaurants, cafes, pubs & bars reopening for in-house dining from this weekend
The best cafe, restaurants, bars and pubs reopening for in-house dining this weekend in Brisbane
A wine bar, a Japanese sake bar and a popular vegan pub have reopened for takeaway (and one for dine-in)

From day trips and scenic drives to picnics, walks, hikes and day trips, a guide to getting out and about whilst sticking to the rules and social distancing:

These 6 scenic drives and day trips tick all the boxes
From the mountains to the sea, here's 8 great day hikes in South East Queensland
Here's 10 great walks around Brisbane and beyond, from city to bush to coast, all of them with stunning views to be enjoyed.
Here's 20 of Brisbane's best public BBQ spots
From the inner city to north, south, east and western suburbs, a guide to the best kids playgrounds in Brisbane

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The Big Band Cabaret Dinner & Show returns to Cloudland
Yatala Drive-In is screening the cult classic
Don't miss Brisbane's biggest and best ladies shoe sale
The Home Collective Market is a must-visit for the home & garden lover

The Matriarch

An exquisite 19th century French-style bar and dining oasis where you can partake in an all day menu from brunch to late night supper, as well as high tea and cocktails
Gold Coast Theme Parks reopen
Come & Play on the Gold Coast: