What's on this week | 19 - 25 March

With Autumn in full swing, Brisbane is showing no signs of slowing down with a jam-packed week of activities, music, eating, theatre and sport.

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Monday 19 February | All-you-can-eat pizza @ Salt Meats Cheese 

Salt Meats Cheese has recently opened at Gasworks and is ready to treat the hungry Brisbane crowds with all-you-can-eat pizza for $20 on Mondays. Not to worry, this is not a one week offer – head here every Monday for authentic Italian pizzas.

Tuesday 20 February | Trivia at Archive Beer Boutique

Test your general knowledge with trivia on Tuesday evenings. Get a group together or come alone if your friends aren’t smart enough – there’s plenty of room and beers for everyone. 

Tuesday 20 & Wednesday 21 March | Ed Sheeran Divide World Tour

With two Grammy Awards, six billion YouTube videos, 70 million online followers and a constant appearance on the top of our music charts, Brisbane welcomes pop-sensation Ed Sheeran to sold out gigs.

Wednesday 21 – Saturday 24 March | Sunset Cinema @ Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens 

Watch Oscar film favourites, golden-oldies and family-friendly blockbusters in the surrounds of the tropical Botanic Gardens. Grab a picnic rug, chairs or even bean bags and settle in for a night with the stars under the stars. 

Wednesday 21 – Sunday 25 March | World Science Festival Brisbane

WSFB Street Science

Once again this festival will bring some of the world’s greatest thought leaders to the city, showcase local scientists and performers from around the Asia-Pacific region and host the brightest and best in the field.

Thursday 22 March | $3 tacos at The Coop Bistro

If tacos aren’t an option for Tuesday then enjoy them on Thursday for only $3 at The Coop Bistro. Wash them down with taco and wallet-friendly beer, sangria, tequila and margaritas.

Starts Thursday 22 March | Brisbane Lions

Get your mates together and storm the Gabba. The first home game of the season will kick off against Essendon and you’re guaranteed to see spectacular marks, impossible goals and amazing action all around you!


Friday 23 & Saturday 24 March | Disney Karaoke 

Pair local brews and eats from Red Robin Supper Truck with classic Disney hits at the Southside Tea Room and you’ve got the perfect plans for Friday and Saturday night. 

Friday 23 March | City of Logan Eats & Beats 

This funky urban food truck and music pop-up series is hitting the city of Logan this Friday night. 

Saturday 24 March | Rose and Cheese Festival


Welcome to Bowen Hills is pairing delicious rose with gooey cheese and we’re going a little nuts. Taste local wines and cheese from Brisbane favourites including cheesy gnocchi from Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers, Mac ‘n cheese from Mac From Way Back, cheesy arancini from Abbiocco and much more – pooches are welcome. 

Saturday 24 March | Blokes Day Out

Bring out the suit as it’s Blokes Day Out at Doomben Racecourse. The fillies will be racing, the beers will be flowing and the blokes will be laughing, especially if you spoil yourself with a VIP package.

Starts Saturday 24 March | Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection 

Globally renowned for her adventurous use of sculpture, installation, video and sound to create imaginative hybrid creatures, Piccinini is bringing her recognisable collection from the last ten years and showing it exclusively at GOMA.

Sunday 25 March | Rio Rhythmics Carnaval Parade & Party 

Beginning at 2pm from the Edward St end of the Queen Street Mall and ending in Reddacliff Place on George St, enjoy more than 150 performers and musicians as they dance and weave through our vibrant city. 

Sunday 25 March | All-you-can-eat gelato @ La Macelleria 

La Marcelleria

It’s your sweet tooth’s dream come true. All day La Macelleria is offering all-you-can-eat gelato for only $10! Prepare your stomach for all your favourite flavours along with five special guest flavours only available on the day. 

Ends Sunday 25 March | Brisbane Comedy Festival

Brisbane Comedy Festival Gala at City Hall

International and national headlining comedians will take over the Brisbane Powerhouse (and spill into Brisbane City Hall) for the 2018 festival. Expect more laughs than ever with over 65 comedians across the two venues.

Ends Sunday 25 March | Byblos Sundays Messina Gelato Bar 

Cocktails and Messina gelato – music to everyone’s ears. Kick back by the river every Sunday in March at Byblos with a selection of gelato made cocktails.


Until 31 March | Medibank Feel Good Program 

Feel Good Program Yoga Class

Medibank Feel Good Program returns with a series of free outdoor fitness classes set amid the beautiful surrounds of the South Bank Parklands. Classes include yoga, cardio, bootcamp, active kids and more. Check out the full program here.

Until 31 March | Queensland Ballet’s La Bayadere 

Sweeping you into the world of 19th Century British Raj, La Bayadère retells the story of Solor, son of the Maharajah, who has pledged his undying love for the beautiful Nikiya, a simiple bayadère (temple dancer). Will he be forced to marry the Governor-General’s daughter or can he find happily ever after with Nikiya?

Until 31 March | Bouncers @ Spring Hill Reservoir 

For years’ people have been stumbling in and out of nightclubs with only the bouncers witnessing these drunken escapades. Hear the hilarious stories from the original men in black as they tell the tales of a night at the club with one-track-mind jocks, gas-bag girls and a late-night kebab man. 

Until 4 April | Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 

France is closer than you think when the French Film Festival is in town. Check out iconic French stars as they take over the big screens at Palace Cinemas Centro and The Barracks. 

Until 16 April | A Room for Wild Animals 

Get up close to 20 taxidermy specimens including big cats, bears and deer at The Workshops Rail Museum until April. 

Until 29 April 2018 | Mao's Last Dancer The Exhibition: A Portrait of Li Cunxin

Li Cunxin's story has been told many times but it's never been told like this. The exhibition at Museum of Brisbane will feature never-before-seen interviews of Li's colleagues and family, original objects and documents from Li's personal archives and footage of Li at the height of his career.

Until 3 June | Disney's Aladdin The Hit Broadway Musical

With breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast – catch the magic of Disney’s Aladdin on stage when it arrives at the Lyric Theatre in February. The musical production includes all your favourite Disney songs and some additional new music.

Until 14 July | Queensland Reds season

Queensland Reds Wide

Show your colours and get to Suncorp Stadium to support the Queensland Reds this season. The boys need all your support behind them as they tackle some tough competition.

Until 26 August | Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

Featuring more than 200 artefacts from the world famous Egyptian collections of the British Museum, this exhibition help at the Queensland Museum will let you gain insight into the life and death of six individuals who lived in Egypt between 3000 and 1800 years ago.

Until 3 September | NRL Broncos

The Broncos 2018 season will see major rivals return to Suncorp Stadium in head to head clashes. Can they go all the way this year? Show your colours and support your team at their home games.

Every week | City Sounds

City Sounds

Support local artists and attend the City Sound acts around Brisbane with artists including Georgia Fields with the Andromeda String Quarter, The Firedrakes, the Michael Knopf Trio, Elska, Killed by Drone, Sweet Boheme and O’ Little Sister.

Every Friday | Knockoff

Fridays just got funny at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you’ve been a fan of our comedy on Sundays, we encourage you to knock off early for a chance to start your weekend with a good laugh and a cold beer. A variety of local and Australian comedians will be bringing you the best one-liners, hilarious stories and side-splitting observations on these Friday evenings.

Until 2019 | 100% Brisbane

This landmark exhibition also invites you to have your say and contribute to this incredible self-portrait of the city. 100% Brisbane will not only change the way you think about museums, it will change the way you think about Brisbane.

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