Looking for weekend plans? Here are 12 things to do in Brisbane

Rainbow Slushie Wall at Riverland

Looking for last minute things to do this weekend in and around Brisbane? We’ve got you covered! From Stockies’ chicken wings competition and Riverland’s rainbow slushie wall to The Great Gap Fashion Swap and the Healthy Hedonism Festival, there is definitely something for everybody.

Saturday, February 1

Redlands Relief Fire Victims Charity Concert

Come along to Capalaba Warriors Rugby League Club on Saturday for seven hours of live music while raising funds for the victims of the bushfires. Performers include Dean Ray, Joel Turner, To The Skies, UK Bee Geez Show, Breaking The Eight, Countdown Reloaded and The Australian Bon Jovi Experience. If you would like to donate, there will be volunteers collecting donations throughout the afternoon. Remember to bring along a hat, some sunscreen and a chair! The event is licensed, so BYO is not permitted.

When: Saturday, February 1 from 2–9pm.
Where: Capalaba Warriors Rugby League Club, Banfield Lane, Capalaba
Cost: Free entry
For more information click here.

Gin Discovery at Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess

If you love gin, this event is for you! Attendees will learn about what gin is, its history, gin styles and much more in this Gin Discovery session at Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess. The sessions include background theory but are also practical. Each guest will receive a tasting flight of three gins, a premium gin and tonic and a mini dry martini.

When: Saturday, February 1 from 3.30pm
Where: Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess
Cost: $45
For more information and to book click here.

Chinese New Year Celebration in The Lanes

Welcome in the Year of The Rat on Saturday evening as you follow the Chinese Dragon through The Lanes in Fortitude Valley while indulging in some delicious food on offer from Fat Dumpling Bar, Nom Nom Korean, Sake Bar and many more.

When: Saturday, February 1 at 7pm and 8pm.
Where: Bakery Lane and California Lane, Fortitude Valley
For more information click here.

Transmission on Repeat: Two Door Cinema Club vs The Kooks

Calling all Two Door Cinema Club and The Kooks fans, this is your night to shine! Grab a ticket and head down to The Foundry on Saturday for a night filled with music from two of your favourites in amongst a bunch of other popular tunes. Please note this is just a tribute party, these bands won’t be attending! Over 18s only.

When: Saturday, February 1, doors open at 11.30pm
Where: The Foundry
Cost: 18+ general admission $12.25
For more information and to buy a ticket click here.

The Great Gap Fashion Swap

Do you keep staring at the clothes in your cupboard thinking you have nothing to wear? Well, it may be time for a wardrobe refresher! But instead of just throwing out old clothes, this Saturday you can swap your pre-loved clothes, shoes and accessories with something else! At The Gap’s fashion swap event, you can drop off your good quality pre-loved clothes and receive one swap token per item to exchange for new items! Drop off your clothes between 7–9am on Saturday or on Friday afternoon from 4–6pm.

When: Saturday, February 1 from 10am–12pm.
Where: Gap Football Club, Glenaffric Street, The Gap.
Cost: $5 entry for adults, $2 entry for kids.
For more information click here.

Sunday, February 2

Healthy Hedonism Festival at X Cargo

The much anticipated Healthy Hedonism Festival will kick off this Sunday at X Cargo featuring brands and personalities promoting a healthier way of having fun for the sober-curious. There will be delicious food and drinks, masterclasses, health and wellness sessions, beer yoga and much more on offer. And just to top it off, you can even go for a dip in the pool! Included in the ticket price is a gift bag, a cocktail on arrival, access to six fitness and wellness classes and healthy snack and cocktail-making sessions.

When: Sunday, February 2
Where: X Cargo, Fortitude Valley
Cost: general admission $59
For more information and to get tickets click here.

Final day of the Brisbane Arcade Workroom Sale

Head down to the Brisbane Arcade today for the final day of the Brisbane Arcade Workroom Sale where you can find one-off designs and samples, European fabrics, bridal accessories, leather bags, jewellery and much more.

When: Sunday, February 2 from 10am
Where: Brisbane Arcade, Queen Street Mall
For more information click here.

Pre-Super Bowl Party 50c chicken wings!

This Sunday at Stockies you can enjoy 50c chicken wings or join in on a chicken wing eating competition! This is a Sunday at Stockies that you can’t miss.

When: Sunday, February 2 from 12pm
Where: The Stock Exchange Hotel, Edward Street, Brisbane
For more information click here.

Young Designers Market

Spend your Sunday wandering through the Young Designers Market with fashion, jewellery, prints and home decor on offer. There will be new styles from about 80 designers on the day!

When: This Sunday, February 2 from 10am–4pm.
Where: Little Stanley Street, South Brisbane
For more information click here.

Latin Dancing Picnic at Kangaroo Point

Are you wanting to pick up a new skill this year? It’s not too late! Come along to the Latin Dancing Picnic this Sunday afternoon. Dance styles will includes salsa, bachata, souk, samba, forro and bolero with a touch of tango. Grab a picnic rug, some snacks and some friends and enjoy an afternoon in Kangaroo Point! Please note this event is dependant on the weather, so make sure you check the Facebook page for updates.

When: Sunday, February 2 from 3pm
Where: Kangaroo Point, parking at the top of the cliffs, walk down the stairs.
Cost: Free
For more information click here.

Ongoing events

Rainbow Slushie Wall at Riverland

Rainbow slushies by the river. Is there a better way to celebrate summer? Head to Riverland for a Sunday spent sipping on six frozen cocktails and enjoy some tasty food while you’re at it. You can even purchase a two hour bottomless package and get Kitchen Kash to use at the container kitchens! Better get in quick!

When: every day this month from 12pm
Where: Riverland Brisbane, Eagle Street.
Cost: bottomless slushies package $39pp, bookings and tickets available online.
For more information click here.

Pool Bar at Riverbar and Kitchen

Dive into the final month of summer at Riverbar and Kitchen which will be transforming into Pool Bar for the month! Enjoy a month full of pool vibes and celebrations with frozen drinks, a Grey Goose menu, lounge chairs, inflatable animals, live music weekends and much more. Please note: although Riverbar will be transforming into Pool Bar for the month of February, there isn’t a physical pool at the venue.

When: the month of February
Where: Riverbar and Kitchen
Cost: Free entry
For more information click here.

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