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What's On This Weekend in Brisbane: Sitchu's Top Picks

Our pick of all the awesome things happening this weekend in Brisbane!

There's no reason to be bored in Brisbane. From swish new rooftop bars to strolling the streets, we've scoped out the best happening across the city. You'll find fun outings for your next date night or group get together, no matter what you're into.

There's no end to amazing events happening in and around Brisbane this month and to help you narrow it down one step further, here's our pick of fun things to do in Brisbane this weekend.

Without further ado, let's see what's on in Brisbane.

Clicquot Chalet

The Chalet Bar 

If you won’t find yourself in Aspen this winter, the Clicquot Chalet Bar is the next best thing. Snuggle up under a faux fur blanket as you sip on Veuve Clicquot by the glass (or by the bottle).

The famous Customs House classic returns to the menu, so be sure to order the popular Moreton Bay bug croissant with lime and dill mayo. You’ll also discover winter-worthy cocktails like the Berries & Bubbles, made with fresh raspberry, lemon juice, Belvedere Pure and Veuve Clicquot.

From May 14th
Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane City

GRAZE by City Winery

GRAZE by City Winery

City Winery have launched an exquisite new six-course dinner, designed to showcase beautiful food at affordable prices. The GRAZE dining event this May will see head chef Kyran Henry plating up seasonal produce with a Japanese-inspired menu. Dine degustation-style at a long, communal table and opt for a two-hour drinks package if you’re feeling thirsty.

From $80 per person

Friday 17th May, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

City Winery Brisbane, 11 Wandoo Street, Fortitude Valley

Free Comedy Fridays

Knockoff - Free Comedy Fridays

Free comedy Fridays have returned to the Powerhouse this month during the Brisbane Comedy Festival! Head down to this New Farm institution at 6pm each Friday this month, for a line up of local and Festival comedians bringing you a hearty laugh to exercise your stomach muscles and kick your weekend off the right way.

Free admission
All Fridays of May
Brisbane Powerhouse, Yagara Country, 119 Lamington St, New Farm

Affordable Art Fair

Affordable Art Fair

Brisbane has become the 15th international city to host the Affordable Art Fair, an event that welcomes more than 3.1 million art lovers, and has been known to sell up to 568,000 pieces of art! It’s the perfect opportunity to nab a stunning piece to furnish your home, or start your Christmas shopping early by discovering unique presents that spark joy time and time again.

Spanning all styles and genres, more than 40 independent galleries will take part in the inaugural Brisbane Fair, selling pieces from $100 to $10,000.

From $17.21 per person

Thursday 9th May to Sunday 12th May

Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills

Brisbane Comedy Festival

Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024

In need of a laugh? Say no more. Over 350 hilarious acts are taking the stage in May, as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024! Spread across four of the city’s most iconic venues, local and international acts such as Adrian Bliss, Myf Warhurst, Zan Rowe, Adam Kay, Stephen K. Amos and so many more. 

Friday 26th April to Sunday 26th May

Various locations

Mary Mae's

Cherry Blossom Season at Mary Mae’s

If your Instagram feed is full of your friends having the time of their life in Japan (there’s been a little bit of that going around in the Sitchu office…), we have something to soothe the pain. Trot down to Sip & Sakura at Mary Mae’s at the Powerhouse, and enjoy some waterfront views whilst sipping on their special sakura season cocktails. Try a variety of botanical Roku gin cocktails or the mouthwatering matcha yuzu delight dessert on the menu whilst you enjoy the last of the summery sunshine as it fades into autumn.

Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm 

Hiromi Tango

Hiromi Tango

Immersive artist Hiromi Tango nurtures connectivity and creativity in bloom this month at the Museum of Brisbane. This six-month residency will see Hiromi transform the Adelaide Street Pavilion into a sculptural arrangement of vibrant flowers, through her 花弁 Hanabira (Gentle Petal) public installation. Inviting the general public to be part of this immersive installation, Hiromi invites Brisbane locals and visitors to create flowers and foliage from upcycled textiles and foraged local materials, inspired by Brisbane’s local blooms and buds. 

Free Admission

From Saturday 2nd March

Adelaide Street Pavilion, Level 3, City Hall

North by North West (Image supplied by Queensland Gallery)

North by North West

This free exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery showcases recent acquisitions alongside existing favourites from the Gallery’s collection of Indigenous Australian art. North by North West highlights unique visual threads and continuities that traverse the top half of the continent, celebrating each part of Country’s specific regional style. 

From February 11th

Book A Bottomless Brunch

Few things fill our hearts with as much joy as the idea of a bottomless brunch with our besties on the weekend. Whether you need an excuse to get the gang together, or you have a reason to celebrate, we've found the best bottomless brunches in Brisbane to book this weekend. 

Thinking about getting out of town this weekend? Head to our destinations pillar to find out everything you need to know about Queensland's best vacation spots. Or for more of what's happening in and around Brisbane this month, check out of monthly guide of fun things to do in Brisbane.

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