Already on the hunt for things to do this week in Brisbane? We’ve compiled a list of more than 18 events that will be running from Monday–Friday to help you out! From $1 coffees to Chinese New Year celebrations, there is definitely something for everyone in this list.
Monday, January 27
Australia Day public holiday
To celebrate the final day of the long weekend, stop by at some of these events this Australia Day public holiday.
Luxe Sausage Sizzle at Stokebar Q
Spend your extra day off at Stokebar Q with a sausage sizzle in one hand and a beer in the other! There will be a $15 sausage sizzle menu by executive chef Ollie Hansford on offer and you can pair that with $7 Balter beers. With no bookings required, feel free to just rock up! For more information click here.
When: Monday from midday–late
Where: Stokebar Q, South Bank
Oysters for bushfire relief
Calling all oyster lovers – head over to Manly this Monday for $2 fresh or kilpatrick oysters and The Deck will donate 50% of funds raised from the oyster purchases to the bushfire appeal. For more information click here.
When: Monday from 1–5pm
Where: Manly Deck Bar & Restaurant, Manly
Trivia at Mucho Mexicano
Join in the trivia fun this Monday after an extra day off! There are prizes up for grabs and food and drink specials to keep you going through the night. Register your team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 3846 5555. For more information click here.
When: Monday from 6.30pm
Where: Mucho Mexicano, South Bank
Cost: Free entry
Tuesday, January 28
Chinese New Year celebrations at Mr. Mista
Celebrate Chinese New Year this Tuesday evening at Mr. Mista with a split roast pork feast! For more information and to book click here.
When: Tuesday from 6.30pm
Where: Mr. Mista, Fortitude Valley
Cost: $65 per person, bookings essential.
Watch the Tennis on the lawn at Howard Smith Wharves
What better way to spend a Tuesday than by grabbing a deck chair and an aperol spritz and enjoying the action on the big screen. And if you are wanting to play a match of your own, there will also be table tennis! For more information click here or view the match schedule here.
When: Tuesday January 28–Sunday February 2.
Where: Howard Smith Wharves
Yoga and Pilates class – Medibank Feel Good Program
Join in for a free yoga and pilates class to kick start the first day of the Medibank Feel Good Program for 2020 – a series of free fitness classes held in Brisbane from today until March 28. For more information and to view the program click here.
When: Tuesday from 5.30pm
Where: Little Stanley Street Lawn, South Bank
Tuesday night trivia
Where: Beach House Garden City
When: every Tuesday from 7pm
Information: Choose between five burger flavours for just $15 while you get that brain thinking. To make a booking call 3420 0711 but feel free to just walk in without a booking if you’ve left it to the last minute! For more information click here.
Where: Catchment Brewing Co, West End
When: every Tuesday from 7pm
Information: Catchment Brewing Co have teamed up with Quiz Meisters to bring some of the best trivia to town. Head down for a $15 burger and beer deal while you test your trivia knowledge. Plus, there will be prizes up for grabs!
Where: Alfred & Constance, Fairfield
When: every Tuesday from 7pm
Information: Head down for some great prizes and a 2 for 1 pizza deal! Rally up your friends for your weekly trivia night! Free entry.
Where: Pig ‘N’ Whistle Riverside
When: every Tuesday from 6pm
Information: Go in the running to win a $50 bar voucher if you place first in this Tuesday’s trivia night. To book your table email email@example.com or call 3832 9099.
Wednesday, January 29
Cellar Door Takeover ft. Tomich Wines (South Australia)
Wine lovers, come and join in the fun for the first 2020 Cellar Door Takeover at City Winery Brisbane featuring Tomich Wines from Adelaide Hills in South Australia. For more information click here.
When: Wednesday from 4–9pm
Where: City Winery Brisbane
Cost: Free tastings from 4pm with wines available by the glass and bottle over the bar.
Learn how to ballroom dance
Head down to South Bank this Wednesday to learn how to ballroom dance as part of the Medibank Feel Good Program. Bookings aren’t required, just rock up if you’re keen to learn a new skill! For more information and to view the program click here.
When: Wednesday from 6.30pm
Where: Flowstate, South Bank
Speed Date & Paint at Bar Spritz
Save the awkwardness, this Wednesday you can get to know someone while channeling your inner creative at the same time! People will move around with their painting every 10 minutes during this fun night spent speed dating and painting. Plus, you’ll get a glass of wine included in the ticket price to help settle the nerves. For more information click here.
When: Wednesday from 6.30–9.30pm
Where: Bar Spritz
Cost: $39 per person, tickets needed.
Thursday, January 30
Rick & Morty trivia
Come along to Foresters Restaurant and Bar this Thursday evening for a trivia night like no other. Over two hours you will be tested on your Rick and Morty seasons 1–3 knowledge and there will be an extra ten questions, food, drinks, prizes and more!
When: Thursday from 7–9pm.
Where: Foresters Restaurant and Bar, Fortitude Valley
Cost: Free, grab a ticket here.
Sugar High Thursday at Tusky Thursdays
Grab a mate and head down to Black Bear Lodge this Thursday for this week’s Sugar High Thursday. Guess the number of lollies in the jar and go in the running to win an indoor skydiving voucher! Heat 6 of the Tusky Thursdays DJ competition will kick off at 8.40pm. For more information click here.
When: Thursday from 9pm
Where: Tusky Thursdays, Fortitude Valley
Cost: Free entry every Thursday night
Acrylic pouring paint and sip night at Montana Art Project
What better way to end January than by channeling your inner creative skills and learning how to use acrylic paint? All equipment will be supplied and included in the price you will receive a glass of bubbles on arrival. For more information and to get tickets click here.
When: Thursday from 6.30pm, classes begin at 7pm.
Where: Montague Hotel
Cost: $65 per person, $59 per person when you make a group booking, $69 for a larger second canvas.
Walled cushion workshop
Ever wanted to learn how to make your own walled cushions? Well this is the perfect opportunity to learn! Attendees will learn how to make a 45cm x 45cm piped walled cushion with a zip and a duck feather insert. All equipment will be provided but you will need to bring your own choice of fabric! Morning tea and lunch will be served. For more information and to purchase a ticket click here.
When: Thursday from 9.30am–2.30pm
Where: Blake & Taylor, Paddington
Cost: $165, tickets essential.
Friday, January 31
$1 coffee for Cups on Melbourne grand opening
Head down to Cups on Melbourne in the city for a $1 cup of coffee to help celebrate their grand opening. They will be teaming up with The Bake List this Friday and Saturday with 100% of proceeds from the cupcake sales going to Foodbank QLD and WIRES wildlife rescue. The grand opening special will run on Saturday as well! For more information click here.
When: Friday from 6am–4pm
Where: Cups on Melbourne, Melbourne St, Brisbane
Shag Rock bushfire appeal
Head down to Black Bear Lodge this Friday night for the Shag Rock bushfire appeal. The line up for the night includes Shag Rock, Flag Duty and Grim Richard! All funds raised from ticket sales will go directly to those affected by the bushfires. 18+ only. For more information and to buy a ticket click here.
When: Friday from 7–11pm
Where: Black Bear Lodge
Cost: From $15
Paint & Sip 2 for 1 offer at the Mantra South Bank
Keen on a paint and sip class to end the week? This Friday you can grab two tickets for the price of one and learn to paint the Glasshouse Mountains with Wesley Taylor Art Studios! You will receive a glass of Australian bubbles on arrival and get to take your artwork home with you. For more information and to buy a ticket click here.
When: Friday from 7–8.30pm
Where: Mantra South Bank