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What’s on: The best events happening in Brisbane this week!

Looking for something to do this week in Brisbane? Well, we’ve got you covered with this specially collated list of Brisbane’s hottest events. From cocktail masterclasses to sunset cruises on the Brisbane river – there is something for everyone!

Johnnie Walker Ghost and Rare Dinner – Wednesday, 23rd September 

The Boundary Hotel Johnnie Walker
Wagyu rump with shitake mushrooms and red wine jus

Calling all whisky aficionados! The Boundary Hotel invites lovers of fine whisky to an intimate six-course Johnnie-Walker dinner. 

The Johnnie Walker Ghost & Rare Dinner will be an evening not to be missed. For $189pp guests can expect a luxurious six-course menu, including davidson plum cured kingfish, seared scallops, wagyu rump with shitake mushrooms and red wine jus, a chocolate tart with a whisky caramel and plenty more.

For those that are interested in the whisky menu, you’ll be treated to a taste of some of Johnnie Walker’s finest including the Johnnie Walker’s Blue Label Ghost & Rare Port Ellen and Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost & Rare Glenury Royal. Guests will also get to take home a complimentary Johnnie Walker King George Glass at the end of the evening.

To make a booking click here!

Where: The Boundary Hotel, 137 Boundary St, West End 4101
When: 7:00 pm Wednesday, September 23rd
Cost: $189 per person

Beer Yoga at Felon’s Brewing Co. – Wednesday, 23rd September

Felon's Brewing Co Beer Yoga
Vinyasa Flow session run by Nina Lee

Fancy a beer and a bend in a stellar location? Well start practicing your swigs and your sun salutations because Felon’s Brewing Co. is hosting Beer Yoga on the lawn! 

Embrace Brisbane’s newest outdoor location by soaking in some afternoon sun, sipping on an ice cold brew and channel your inner yogi. There is no better way to end a day than by taking part in one of these sensational Vinyasa Slow Flow sessions run by the incredibly talented Nina Lee of Sukhino.

No bookings required, just don’t forget to pack your own mat and pick yourself up a cool brew from the bar before the class kicks off!

For more info click here!

Where: Felon’s Brewing Co. 5 Boundary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
When: 5:00 – 5:45 pm Wednesday, September 23rd
Cost: Free

Brisbane Twilight Cruise – Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th September 

Enjoy delicious drinks with a sensational view of the Brisbane River at twilight

Experience Brisbane’s sensational sunset aboard a Mirimar Twilight Cruise down the Brisbane river this weekend! Relax and enjoy Brisbane’s beautiful cityscape as your cruise along the river to watch the sunset and the sparkle of the city lights across the evening sky.

Board the cruise at the Cultural Centre Pontoon, located outside the QLD State Library, for a 4:30pm departure as you sip on a complimentary cocktail. The spacious 22 metre catamaran has plenty of indoor and outdoor areas for optimum sunset and city light viewing. 

The cruise will dock at the Powerhouse for an exclusive and private backstage tour of the Powerhouse with complimentary canapes and drinks. Guests will then return to the boat for more brilliant views of the glittery skyline as the Story Bridge lights up under the evening sky.

Book your tickets here to enjoy this incredible cruise experience!

Where: Boat departure from the Cultural Centre Pontoon
When: Boarding at 4:00pm for a 4:30pm departure, Thursday 24th – Saturday 26th of September
Cost: $75pp

Saturday Siestas at Ivory Tusk – Saturday, 26th September

The Ivory Tusk Saturday Siesta
Fortitude Valley’s, Ivory Tusk – a vibrant Palm Springs inspired venue

You won’t want to sleep on this boozy afternoon at Fortitude Valley’s, Ivory Tusk!
This vibrant Palm Springs inspired venue invites you to join them this Saturday at either 12:30pm or 3:00pm for a boozy 2 hour session of house drinks and a set of the most mouth watering tacos for only $50pp!

Drink Package selections: Our house Tap Beers, Tap Hills Apple Cider and house Vino options including a White, Red, Rose & Sparkling.

Taco selections: Cauliflower (v), Black Bean (vv), Baja Fish, Beef Carnita & Pork Chicharrones.

Grab your tickets here and celebrate from Tusk ‘til dawn this weekend at Fortitude Valley’s, Ivory Tusk!

Where: Ivory Tusk 1/633 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
When: 12:30pm or 3:00pm Saturday, 26th of September 
Cost: $50pp

Cocktail Masterclass – Saturday, 26th September

Cocktail Masterclass The Dutch Courage Officers' Mess
Our pick: The fruity Polished Princess

Calling all cocktail connoisseurs! The Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess is hosting a cocktail masterclass this weekend and trust us, you won’t want to miss it.

Guests will spend an afternoon mixing and making some modern, funky masterpieces. You’ll get behind the bar then learn, make, and drink your own creations. If you’ve ever wanted to get your technique just right, now’s your chance! This weekend’s theme is ‘Island Dreaming’ – think refreshing mojitos and fruity polished princesses.

Not only will you make and taste these delicious drinks but guests will learn the basic structure of cocktails, the evolution of cocktails from the 90s to now, and, best of all, perfect the art of pulling off a great cocktail with whatever you’ve got at home!

With a menu including Hendrick’s teapots, gin bathtubs,  and cocktails on fire – a cocktail masterclass with these guys certainly won’t disappoint! 

Book your tickets here!

Where: Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess, 51 Alfred Street Brisbane, QLD 4006
When: 3:30pm Saturday, 26th September
Cost: $57 pp

Hops & Hounds – Sunday, 27th September

Hops & Hounds 4 Hearts Brewing Co
Enjoy a cold one with your four legged friend this weekend

What better way to enjoy a cold Sunday arvo brew than with your favourite four-legged friend! 4 Hearts Brewing Co invites you to their once-a-month event, Hops & Hounds, a celebration of dogs and drinks.

Head down to the Pumpyard laneway at 4 Hearts Brewing Co for a fun-filled afternoon with live music, delicious craft pints, and fresh house baked doggy treats for all of your furry friends! 

Find further event information here!

Where: 4 Hearts Brewing Co, 88 Limestone St, Ipswich QLD 4305
When: 12:00 pm Sunday, 27th September
Cost: Free Entry

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Finale – Sunday, 27th September

statue and flowers
Beautiful Queens Park

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, is of course, the gold standard for events in Australia and will be coming to a close this weekend and trust us, you won’t want to miss it!

From dawn to dusk, attendees can enjoy live music and parkland entertainment, tuck into a variety of local food trucks, watch the Grand Central Floral Parade, partake in guided twilight tours, drink through the Talking Pubs tour, view the canvas of colour atop the carnival ferris wheel, and course flowers – a sea of 170,000 to be exact!

This spectacular annual event is also dog friendly so the whole family can enjoy this magical day out!

For more info head to our list of The best things to do at Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2020!

Where: Hume St & Herries St, Toowoomba QLD 4350
When: Friday, 18th – Sunday, 27th September
Cost: Free Entry


Looking for more things to do in Brisbane? check out Pig ‘N’ Whistles Boozy Seafood Long Lunch coming up this October!

Ashleigh Holland
Ashleigh Holland
From Townsville, to Mackay, and now located in Brisbane, Ashleigh is the poster girl for the Queensland life-style; an avid beach-goer, water-sport enthusiast, wine aficionado, and camping queen. After catching the writing bug at an early age she has since lived in Bali for an extensive journalism program, studied a bachelor of Mass Communications, and contributed to a variety of lifestyle publications over the years. And she will take a soy flat white to go, thanks!
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