This Weekend Oct 16-18

A new waterfront beer hall, jacaranda festival, stunning new art exhibition & a mammoth kids festival are some of the top things to do in and around Brisbane this weekend:

WHAT'S ON
Join award-winning Brisbane comedian Mel Buttle and Friends for a much-needed night of comedy
Steve Lopes’ stunning new exhibition ‘Still and Still Moving’ is inspired by his extensive travels around Australia
Moreton Kids Festival is Good to Go and set to transform Pine Rivers Park into the ultimate (COVID Safe) kids’ world on October 18
UQ's springtime festival features a spectacular light show, live music, creative workshops, interactive exhibits & more
A larger-than-life artistic exhibition has landed at Hyperdome Shopping Centre, featuring 4 giant illuminated insects
MUST DO COMING UP
This audacious and gripping play by Kieran Hurley, will make its Queensland premiere on stage at QPAC from this weekend
Alison Lester AM’s classic book comes to life on stage in a magical world of text, song, light, shadow and movement
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Enjoy a decadent yet affordable weekend lunch fit for a royal at this inner city dining salon and garden
Fiori Kitchen & Bar is a family-friendly cafe offering a relaxed dining experience with an extensive, tantalising menu
WHAT'S NEW
Howard Smith Wharves have a giant new waterfront beer hall, with barrel aged beers, a delicious foodie menu
Big Buns is a game-changing burger joint slinging gourmet burgers and finger-lickin' ribs
Enjoy a delicious smoked BBQ meal in the garden or verandah of this grand 1916 Queenslander
This tiny al fresco waterfront cafe at the Maritime Museum is one of Brisbane's best kept secrets
Moonage Daydream is a cute, little vintage shop selling gorgeous vintage, retro, recycled and handmade fashion
If you love plants and coffee, Cleo + Louis in Hamilton is your one-stop-shop offering gorgeous greenery along with
This splendid riverside recreation space features a state-of-the art adventure playground with flying fox
AQUATIVITY & WATER PARKS
This seafront water park features whale-themed aquativity, a 1930's tidal pool, sandy beach and more
Aquasplash is Redcliffe’s mammoth inflatable water park located near Clontarf’s Pelican Park
Orion Lagoon is the sparkling blue jewel in the crown of Robelle Domain, Springfield city’s green heart and one of Ipswich’s showcase parklands

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Catch all the magic of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Get into the spirit of Christmas this year at these markets
Say goodbye to 2020 in style with the Queensland Pops Orchestra
Brisbane's getting a floating boat cinema, ideal for social distancing
Mamma Mia! There's an ABBA singalong happening on a luxury yacht
Sarah Wilson is bringing her bookclub-style tour to Brisbane
This much-loved story comes to life on stage
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