What’s on this weekend
Starting Friday December 1 | Christmas in Brisbane
Australia’s most extensive free Christmas program takes over Brisbane’s centre each December. Join the city for free festive fun at the annual parade, light projection shows, markets, fireworks and cinema series.
Starting Friday December 1 | Mao’s Last Dancer The Exhibition: A Portrait of Li Cunxin | 1 December – 29 April 2018
Li Cunxin’s story has been told many times but it’s never been told like this. The exhibition at Museum of Brisbane will feature never-before-seen interviews of Li’s colleagues and family, original objects and documents from Li’s personal archives and footage of Li at the height of his career.
Starting Friday December 1 | Carols in the Reservoir
Tis the season for carols and there is no better place to celebrate Christmas cheer than in Brisbane’s underground opera house, the Spring Hill Reservoir. Surround yourself with exquisite music by exceptional musicians and opera singers all while marvelling the 150-year-old venue.
Friday December 1 | Garden Wonderland in Fish Lane
December 1 means holidays, right? Well Fish Lane’s newest laneway festival is the perfect excuse to celebrate the start of the holiday season. Relax after a hard work week with a Pop-up pizzeria, live music and various tipple joints that will certainly take the edge off your Friday.
Friday December 1 & Saturday December 2 | ACPA Showcase 2017
Performing for an 11th season, the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts is celebrating the accomplishments of Australia’s young and emerging artists and art workers. Witness a vibrant and high energy program including original music, acting and dance creations to complement new interpretations of popular works at QPAC.
Saturday December 2 | Rugby League World Cup Final
Suncorp Stadium is set to host the Rugby League World Cup Final and it is set to be one of the biggest sporting events of the summer. The atmosphere will be electric and the fan experience will be unrivalled as two of the world’s best teams battle it out to hold the winning trophy.
Saturday December 2 | Christmas Markets by the River
There’s no such thing as a white Christmas in Brisbane, but the World Food Markets are dedicated to bringing the feel of European Christmas markets to the city’s riverside. Gather your family, friends and pets and head along to Newstead House to start off the Christmas season with handmade goods, live music and Christmas pudding.
Saturday December 2 | Free wings at Seoul Bistro
Freeeee chicken wings – is there anything better? To celebrate four years of business, Seoul Bistro in Sunnybank is having a ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ and is offering 4 free wings, fries and an iced tea for all customers between 12-2pm today.