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What’s on: This week’s list of things to do in Brisbane!

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 seafood festivals to Brisbane Fashion Month events – there is something for everyone!

OCHEtoberfest – Wednedsay 14th to Sunday 18th October

oche shufl game
Grab some palls and try a round of OCHE’s iconic Shufl

While your chances are pretty slim of heading over to Munich this year to celebrate Oktoberfest, Fortitude Valley’s OCHE is bringing you the next best thing, OCHEtoberfest! From Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th October you can grab yourself a schooner and a schnitty while you play a game of darts or shufl! Guests will be treated to live music, German beer on tap as well as a selection of 10inch pretzels. So go on, put on your favourite lederhosen or dirndl and get a pretzel under your palate. Don’t forget, OCHE is offering two-for-one pizzas every Sunday from midday ‘til late! Book online here to secure your spot!

Where: OCHE, 111 Constance St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
When: Wednesday 14th-Sunday 18th October
Cost: Free entry

Rom Coms & Nom Noms – Wednesday 14th October

rom coms & nom noms in post office square
Grab a seat in Post Office Square to watch a screening of ‘My Best Friend’s Weddings’

Looking for the perfect date night idea? Or simply wanting to spice up your hump day this week? Why not ditch your peak-time commute home, and head on down to Post Office Square for Brisbane’s hottest free event. There’ll be flicks and plenty of food on offer. You can purchase delicious grazing boxes from Isles Lane and treat yourself to something from the bar – there will be a mix of wine (white, red, sparkling & rosé), beer and soft drinks.

This iconic inner-city location will open at 5:00pm and be screening the movie, My Best Friend’s Wedding, from 6:00pm. Don’t forget to bring yourself a blanket and arrive early to ensure you get the best seat in the house! Click here for more information.

Where: Post Office Sq, Brisbane City QLD 4000.
When: Wednesday 14th, October.
Cost: Free entry

Friday Fiesta’s at Ivory Tusk – Friday 16th October 

Ivory Tusk Saturday Siesta
Enjoy a boozy 2 hour session of margarita’s and a set of the most mouth watering tacos for only $75pp

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! Be sure to book your tickets here

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

Mixed Bags of LOL’s at Birdees – Friday 16th October

mixed bag of LOL's at Birdees
Enjoy live stand-up comedy this week at Birdees!

While we may not be able to shred dancefloor at Birdee’s under current COVID restrictions, we can enjoy a Mixed Bag of LOL’s at their sweet new night of none-stop laughs. Get your laughter fix this Friday as some of Brisbane’s funniest comedians take to the stage for a stand-up show that is guaranteed to leave you crying tears of joy! Food and drinks will be available while you sit back and enjoy the laughter attack from 5:30-7:50pm. This week will see Andrew Dawson, Seamus Evans and Steven Hollamby take to the stage with MC Anna Brennan. Don’t forget to hang around for Birdee’s kick-ons after the show from 8pm until late! Get your tickets here before you miss out!

Where: Birdees, 608 Ann St, Brisbane QLD 4006
When: Friday 16th, October. Doors open at 5:00pm
Cost: $10.70pp

All You Can Eat Tacos at Paw Paw Cafe – Friday 16th October

all you can eat tacos at Paw Paw Cafe
For $25pp you can munch on delicious tacos this week at Paw Paw Cafe!

This Friday you can sink your teeth into Paw Paw Cafe’s all you can eat tacos. For $25pp you can munch on their famous fish tacos or try their tasty chicken and pork options! This coastal inspired cafe will also be featuring their Tommy’s margarita and Watermelon margarita for $12 each. Book online here for the 1:00, 1:15, 1:30, 1:45, or 2:00pm session to enjoy 90 minutes worth of bottomless taco and boozy cocktails!

Where: Cnr Potts & Stanley St, East Brisbane QLD 4101
When: Friday 16th, October from 1:00pm
Cost: $25pp

West Village Accessory Market – Saturday 17th October

Brisbane Fashion Month 2020
Stroll through the sunny markets and score yourself some world-class designed accessories

Queensland’s major fashion and runway event, Brisbane Fashion Month, has taken over the city this month with world-class designers, runways, panel discussions, and networking and development opportunities! The 2020 Brisbane Fashion Month itinerary is packed with some of the hottest events, including this weekend’s West Village Accessory Markets held in West End. Stroll through the abundance of stalls from Boho Luxe, Birdee & Star, MINIM, Sista & Co, Soul Silk, Mare De Vetro, Rebellious Grace and plenty more. Get your hands on some of the coolest designer items that Brisbane Fashion Month has to offer while chatting to world class designers. Be sure to register your interest and grab your free ticket here before this event is booked out!

Where: West Village, 97 Boundary St, West End QLD 4101
When: Saturday 17th, October from 9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: Free Entry

The Oyster & Seafood Festival at Sandstone Point – Saturday 17th October

sandstone point oyster shed
Enjoy a day full of oysters, seafood, live entertainment and fireworks!

If you’re a fan of slurping down molluscs or munching on other morsels from the ocean, then Sandstone Point’s Oyster & Seafood Festival is an event that you won’t want to miss! Enjoy an ocean of things to see and do on Saturday 17th October from 11am. The waterfront will come alive with fresh seafood stalls including mussels, calamari, prawns & more to indulge in, freshly shucked oysters, hilarious oyster eating competitions, oyster shucking demonstrations and seafood cooking demonstrations with celebrity chef Sally Jenyns. You can bring the whole family along for a day of fun with kids rides, live music and entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks display at 7:30pm! Be sure to grab your tickets here before you miss out on this day of seafood and sunshine!


Where: Sandstone Point, 1800 Bribie Island Rd, Sandstone Point QLD 4511
When: Saturday 17th October from 11:00am
Cost: Entry is $7.65 for adults and $5.65 for kids under 12

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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