Staycation in Brisbane this September

Itineraries

Staycation in Brisbane
this September

Spend your weekend getaway in the city.

See world premiere events, hop your way across the best rooftop bars and spend Sunday in full relaxation mode.  

#Saturdays

#01 - See a world premiere

Choose from these shows premiering at Brisbane Festival

DEMOLITION

DEMOLITION

An explosion of cabaret, theatre and staggering physical feats from the two intersectional feminist performance-makers behind Hot Brown Honey and Bitch On Heat.

4 - 11 Sept
Brisbane Powerhouse

Auntie's Fiafia Night

Auntie's Fiafia Night

Experience a celebratory night of circus fun, Pacific song and dance with world-renowned Casus Circus.

8 - 11 Sept
South Bank Piazza, BOQ Festival Garden

Let’s Be Friends Furever

Let’s Be Friends Furever

Created by prolific storytellers The Good Room, this is a theatrical love story about people and their pooches. And yes, there will be real dogs on stage.

16 - 25 Sept
Brisbane Powerhouse

#02 - It's cocktail hour!

Rooftop hop your way across some of the best bars in New Farm, Fortitude Valley and Brisbane City

Bar Alto

Bar Alto

119 Lamington St, New Farm

Iris

Iris

458 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Cielo

Cielo

209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Maya

Maya

757 Ann St, Fortitude Valley

Sixteen Antlers

Sixteen Antlers

Cnr Ann & Roma Street, Brisbane City

#03 - Spend the evening at
BOQ Festival Garden

Get there in style

Free | Live music, roving performers, food and beverage.

Jump on a ferry heading downriver and get off when you see the glistening lights of BOQ Festival Garden nestled along the South Bank Esplanade.

Sleep under city lights

If you like riverside and city views, book a night at Novotel Brisbane South Bank using your Festival Friends ticketholder discount for 10% off.

#Sundays

Sundays are a day of rest, and all yours – go at your own pace while you explore these Festival experiences

Imaginaria

Imaginaria

A magical, all-ages sound and light playground.

From $23.95

Street Serenades

Street Serenades

Be serenaded; wherever you are in Brisbane.

Free

Lost

Lost

Learn about extinct and endangered botanicals.

Free

Messengers of Brisbane

Messengers of Brisbane

Go bird spotting along the Brisbane River.

Free

Photo of Brisbane supplied by Tourism and Events Queensland.

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