What's on this week | 18 - 22 June

With Autumn in full swing, Brisbane is showing no signs of slowing down with a jam-packed week of activities, music, eating, theatre and sport.

If you can’t find something in this list, explore the rest of our events calendar?

Monday 18 June | 2nd chance Monday’s at Remy’s 

Missed out on Remy’s 2-4-1 burger deal on Sunday? Don’t fret as you can grab half-priced buns on Monday between 6-8pm. That’s a juicy burger for only $6 – take my money!

Tuesday 19 June | Trivia at Aether Brewing 

Aether Brewing

Join in non-lame, general knowledge pub trivia at Aether Brewing in Milton. Beer, food and fun have just made your Tuesday nights that much better.

Wednesday 20 June | 10c wings at Bavarian Beerhaus

The newly opened Bavarian Beerhaus in Bowen Hills does 10c wings on Wednesdays. Yes, 10 CENTS. This is literally cheap as chips, so ready your stomach for the cheapest meal of your life.

Wednesday 20 June | Pub Choir @ The Triffid

What crazy person doesn’t want to sing along with a bunch of strangers and a brew in hand? So if you’re normal and want to attend this exact event, get along to the Triffid this Wednesday night. 

Thursday 21 & Friday 22 June | $1 oysters and $10 cocktails at Madame Rouge

Madame Rouge Bar & Bistro

It's absurd to think that delicious and fresh oysters could be going for only a dollar – but believe it. Oysters are $1, cocktails are $10 but the good times are all free at Madame Rouge on Thursday and Friday nights from 4-6pm.  

Weekend

Starting Friday 22 June | Skating At Festival

King George Square is being transformed into a winter wonderland with Brisbane’s Skating At pop-up ice-skating rink. Beyond the open-air ice rink, expect magical lighting, music, rides including ice slides, Kanga skating aids and delicious food and drink.

Starting Friday 22 June | OperaQ’s The Merry Widow

Graeme Murphy directs a fresh take on Franz Lehar’s The Merry Widow, starring two of Australia’s most charistmatic opera performers David Hobson and Natalie Christie Peluso. Setting this classic operetta amid the Art Deco glamour of Paris gives new life to the traditional love story between Hanna and her playboy ex-lover Danilo. 

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 June | West End Film Festival

Celebrate the community, culture and diversity that is uniquely West End at the West End Film Festival. Attend a variety of events over the weekend including music video screenings, Q&A with film director Joe Brumm, awards and much more in this packed program.

Sunday 24  June | State of Origin Game II

State v state, mate v mate – the annual State of Origin series is back again so get to your nearest bar as the second of three games is played in Sydney. Can the Queenslanders come back from the first game loss?

Sunday 24 June | Brisbane Yoga Day Festival

It's the United Nations International Yoga Day and you've got a personal invitation to attend! Expect enjoyable flowing yoga asanas, cooking demonstrations, yoga wisdom, live yoga music bands, yoga games, meditation booths, exciting kid’s games and activities, a great selection of food stalls and much more.

Sunday 24 June | Flavours of Portside 

With pop-up food stalls, a cocktail garden, live entertainment and free kids zone, Portside Wharf will transform into a foodie and fashion market hub on Sunday 24 June.

Ends Sunday 24 June | The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Mark Haddon’s internationally best-selling novel and winner of five Tony awards is brought to life on the QPAC stage, when 15-year-old Christopher Boone is accused of killing his neighbour’s dog and his detective work takes him on a journey that upturns his world.

Ongoing

Until 1 July | Seadeck 

Seadeck

Seadeck returns to the river city this month so get prepared to soak up the sun while enjoying scenic city views, food and entertainment.

Until 14 July | Queensland Reds season

Queensland Reds Wide

Show your colours and get to Suncorp Stadium to support the Queensland Reds this season. The boys need all your support behind them as they tackle some tough competition.

Until 29 July | Arctic by Customs House launches for winter

For those who want to drink in the views without bracing the Brisbane cold, the igloos are back for a second year at Customs House. Sip on a Belvedere Express, relax into fur covered seats and snack on a range of traditional Polish bites – it won’t feel like a Brisbane winter. 

Until 4 August | Queensland Firebirds

Queensland Firebirds

Following previous wins in past years, more games will be taken to the 10,000 capacity Brisbane Entertainment Centre – allowing more supporters than ever before to experience the thrill.

Until 5 August | Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection 

Globally renowned for her adventurous use of sculpture, installation, video and sound to create imaginative hybrid creatures, Piccinini is bringing her recognisable collection from the last ten years and showing it exclusively at GOMA.

Until 11 August | We Will Rock You @ Brisbane Arts Theatre 

A small band of bohemians struggles to restore free expression of thought, fashion and live music in a distant future where everyone dresses, thinks and acts the same. Featuring 24 of Queen’s legendary hits, this performance will have you dancing in the aisles.

Until 24 August | Brisbane Lions

Get your mates together and storm the Gabba. The first home game of the season will kick off against Essendon and you’re guaranteed to see spectacular marks, impossible goals and amazing action all around you!

Until 26 August | Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

Featuring more than 200 artefacts from the world famous Egyptian collections of the British Museum, this exhibition help at the Queensland Museum will let you gain insight into the life and death of six individuals who lived in Egypt between 3000 and 1800 years ago.

Until 3 September | NRL Broncos

The Broncos 2018 season will see major rivals return to Suncorp Stadium in head to head clashes. Can they go all the way this year? Show your colours and support your team at their home games.

Every week | City Sounds

City Sounds

Support local artists and attend the City Sound acts around Brisbane with artists including Georgia Fields with the Andromeda String Quarter, The Firedrakes, the Michael Knopf Trio, Elska, Killed by Drone, Sweet Boheme and O’ Little Sister.

Every Friday | Knockoff

Fridays just got funny at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you’ve been a fan of our comedy on Sundays, we encourage you to knock off early for a chance to start your weekend with a good laugh and a cold beer. A variety of local and Australian comedians will be bringing you the best one-liners, hilarious stories and side-splitting observations on these Friday evenings.

Until 2019 | 100% Brisbane

This landmark exhibition also invites you to have your say and contribute to this incredible self-portrait of the city. 100% Brisbane will not only change the way you think about museums, it will change the way you think about Brisbane.

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