Shop BNE City
Attention Brisbane fashionistas, beauty mavens and foodie aficionados. Shop BNE City is back and better than ever with a whirlwind three-day festival full of exciting retail offers, pop-up bars and delectable food and prizes to be won.
The annual Shop BNE City event is here and it’s the IRL retail therapy experience we’ve been waiting for. From Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November, Queen Street Mall will transform with an array of pop-up bars, live entertainment and, of course, more than 70 exclusive offers from The City’s top fashion, beauty and food retailers, plus the opportunity to win amazing prizes.
Make your shopping outing into an experience with refreshments, live music and fun freebies in store.
Queen Street Mall Departure Lounge
Swap your overseas trip for a shopping trip and check into the Queen Street Mall Departure Lounge – a retro airport lounge where your air hostess will treat you to signature cocktails and a bar menu from Next Hotel Brisbane. Open Friday 30 October 11am – 8pm, Saturday 31 October 11am – 5pm and Sunday 1 November 11am – 4pm.
Gordon’s Sicilian Lemon Gin Garden
Dream of summer in the Gordon’s Sicilian Lemon Gin Garden at Jimmy’s On The Mall for a stylish and refreshing gin cocktail in an Italian-inspired garden. Open Friday 30 October 11am – 8pm, Saturday 31 October 11am – 5pm and Sunday 1 November 11am – 4pm.
Stanton Veuve Summer Picnic
Feel oh-so chic with a chilled bottle of Veuve Clicquot and a picnic box with lobster rolls and frites for $99 from Stanton cafe and bar in QueensPlaza. Available from Friday 30 October – Sunday 1 November.
Destination… Pool Terrace!
Dive into a tropical oasis in The City at Next Hotel Brisbane’s rooftop Pool Terrace, open for the first time to non-guests with the purchase of any menu item. Enjoy a live DJ spinning tunes and soak up the good times with food and beverage offers. Open Friday 30 October 11am – 8pm, Saturday 31 October 11am – 5pm and Sunday 1 November 11am – 4pm.
City Sounds Live Lounge
Take a beat from shopping and listen to local musicians at the City Sounds Live Music Stage outside Wintergarden. Check out the local talent on Friday 30 October 11am – 8pm, Saturday 31 October 11am – 5pm and Sunday 1 November 11am – 4pm.
City Winery Free Cellar Door Wine Tasting
Say cheers to the weekend at City Winery’s beautiful new Cellar Door on Edward Street in Brisbane City with a free wine tasting. We promise you won’t leave empty handed. Offer available from Friday 30 October 12pm - 5pm and Saturday 31 October 12pm - 5pm.
Spend & Win at Wintergarden
Spend $100 at Wintergarden and you could win a share in $5000 worth of vouchers. Shoppers that spend $100 at Wintergarden will receive a chocolate heart to open to see if they're a winner. Collect your chocolate heart from customer service near Mecca Maxima. Offer available for Shop BNE weekend.
The Myer Centre Food Court
Spend $50 at The Myer Centre to receive a free $10 food voucher to use in the food court while you enjoy live tunes. Take your receipt to Level Q to redeem and collect your $10 food voucher. Available from Friday 30 October – Sunday 1 November.
Get carried away shopping the latest fashion collection at Aje QueensPlaza during the Shop BNE event and enjoy a free refreshment from the in-store drinks cart.
Urbbana Edward St
But first, coffee. Enjoy complimentary coffee and macarons at Urbbana, located on Edward Street. Available Friday 30th October 12pm - 3pm.
Take a hop, skip and a jump to Florsheim in Wintergarden for a free in-store shoe shine while Shop BNE City is on.
Jimmy Rod’s Barbershop
Book an appointment at Jimmy Rod’s Barbershop on Adelaide Street for a Shop BNE VIP experience that includes Young Henry’s Pop-up Bar and styling tips and tricks. Book your spot from 6-9pm during Shop BNE.
How to get there
There’s so many ways to get to Shop BNE with plenty of convenient buses and trains to drop you right in The City. We recommend driving so you can stash and stow your bags for a hands-free shopping experience made even easier with these amazing parking offers:
• Secure Park: Book via Secure-A-Spot using the code: SHOPCITY20 for night-time and weekend parking for $7.50.
• The Myer Centre: Park for $5 night-time or weekend rates from Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November.
• Wilson Parking: Book online or via Wilson Parking app for $5 night-time and weekend parking.
Where to stay
Why not make a day and night of it with a staycation in The City?
Book a suite stay at one of the Queen Street Mall’s top hotels to be in the heart of all the Shop BNE action – we love Hilton Brisbane for its proximity to Wintergarden and QueensPlaza, or Next Hotel Brisbane with its handy location opposite The Myer Centre.
Book a Next Hotel Escape in the City package for a host of freebies including a room upgrade, barista-made morning coffee, cocktails from Death & Taxes, in-room movies, self-parking and a late check-out. Plus, book direct with Next Hotel Brisbane and add a delicious prepared breakfast at Lennons Restaurant for just $1 to fuel your Shop BNE spree.
For a hotel with heritage appeal, the Treasury Hotel Brisbane is also perfectly placed at the top of the mall. Book a Spring Fling package for 25 per cent off accommodation, daily breakfast at The Lab, late check-out and complimentary self-parking.