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WHAT’S ON: The best events that Brisbane has to offer this week!

Looking for something fun to spice up your week? Whether its for the family, date night, or lunch with your mates – we’ve got you covered!

Brisbane Dinosaur Festival Finale – Monday 23 November

brisbane dinosaur festival t-rex

Tango with a tyrannosaurus, boogie with a Brachiosaurus, and jive with a Jobaria at the Brisbane Dinosaur Festival! This colossal event has been entertaining the families of Brisbane for the past month and will be wrapping up this Monday! This mesmerising, world-class dinosaur exhibition features life-size, robotic, animatronic dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Cretaceous and Triassic periods such as Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, and the Stegosaurus. Not only will guests get to meet these beautiful beasts up close and personal, but enjoy a whole range of family-friendly activities. Think Jurassic Park-style tours, dino fossil digging, jumping castles, reptile displays, electric train and carousel rides, and dinosaur street theatre! Ticket prices and packages vary so click here to grab your ticket for a day of family fun!

When: 8:00am-10:00pm every day.
Where: Brisbane RNA Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills 4006
Cost: Package prices vary.

Bottomless Karaage Chicken at Friday’s – Wednesday 23 November

Friday's Riverside Brisbane Beer Garden

Did someone say bottomless karaage fried chicken?! That’s right, as part of Friday’s latest Cherry Blossom Takeover, they will be serving up bottomless karaage paired with matched sides for $30pp that’ll have you feeling you’ve just touched down in Tokyo! If you are feeling extra thirsty, you can upgrade your package for an extra $25pp and enjoy four hours of bottomless wine and tap beer – It’s a big YES from us! Round up your crew and book a table today, the karaage may be bottomless but this deal isn’t! 

Where: Friday’s Riverside, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
When: 5pm to 9pm
Cost: $30pp for bottomless kaarage only, $55pp for bottomless karrage and drinks

Italian Staycation at Kingley’s – Monday 23 – Sunday 29 November

Kingsley's Italian Staycation River View

Your Italian staycation is calling, and it’s waiting for you to pick up the phone at Kingsley’s Brisbane! Enjoy a taste of Italy at this pristine pop-up along the Brisbane River as Kingsley’s Brisbane is transformed into a beautiful slice of Italian paradise. This month you can choose between two fabulous Italian sittings; an antipasto and seltzer platter or a luxe three-course dining experience, add a few delicious cocktails to the mix and you’ll be taken straight to Italy’s gorgeous Amalfi Coast

For $50pp guest can enjoy delicious antipasto platters with generous offerings of Italian cured meat and cheese, mixed vegetables, marinated olives and house-made grissini paired with two refreshing Quincy Seltzers. Or, indulge in a luxurious $95pp three-course celebration of Italian flavours paired with some fine Italian wine that includes the antipasto platter, Moreton Bay bug and vongole risotto, as well as Kingsley’s limoncello Lemon Meringue. Click here to secure your spot – Buon Appetito!

Where: Kingsley’s Brisbane, 71 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
When: 12pm-8pm
Cost: Antipasto and seltzer package $50pp, Three-course set menu $95pp

Friday Fiesta’s at Ivory Tusk – Friday 27 November 

ivory tusk bar fortitude valley

Margs & Taco’s are a match made in heaven at Fortitude Valley’s, Ivory Tusk! This vibrant Palm Springs inspired venue invites you to join them this Friday at either 5:00pm or 7:30pm for a boozy 2 hour session of margarita’s and a set of the most mouth watering tacos for only $75pp!

Margarita options include a Classic Tuskarita, Frozen Marg, Spicy Marg & a Rotating Flavour, but it doesn’t stop there! This drinks package also includes house Tap Beers, Tap Hills Apple Cider and house Vino options including a White, Red, Rose & Sparkling. Be sure to enjoy their range of tacos on offer including, Cauliflower, Black Bean, Baja Fish, Beef Carnita & Pork Chicharrones! You want to miss this fiesta so be sure to book your tickets!

Where: Ivory Tusk, 1/633 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
When: Friday 9th, October at 5:00pm and 7:30pm
Cost: $75pp

Saturday Siesta’s at Ivory Tusk – Saturday 28 November

Ivory Tusk Saturday Siesta

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

Jetty Long Lunch at Tide – Sunday 29 November

tide on the jetty long lunch seafood

Sundays don’t get much better than dining out over the ocean with family and friends while enjoying delicious food and free-flowing beer, wine and bubbles! This weekend at Tide on the Jetty you can pull up a chair at their over-water restaurant and treat yourself to a selection of fresh and cooked seafood sourced from our own backyard, tender meats, tasty sides and an extensive selection of starters – YUM! This event is seriously limited with only 30 tickets available so click here to secure your seat at Manly’s only over-water dining venue! Tickets are just $99, with a three-hour drinks package available for an additional $30.

Where: Tide on the Jetty, William Gunn Jetty, 1 Wyvernleigh Cl, Manly QLD 4179
When: 12pm – 3pm
Cost: $99pp with an option to add a $30 three-hour drinks package

Looking for more fun things to do in Brisbane? Check out Brisbane’s newest bar, distillery, and eatery – Warehouse 25!

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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