Topics: things to do

Whether you’re into bubble soccer, roller skiing, audiobooks or outer space - we’ve got you covered for Brisbane school holidays. It’s time to hit the libraries, parks, environment centres and the Planetarium for holiday kicks.  

Fancy some yummy fresh produce from our region’s growers, makers and traders? Or looking for gourmet weekend eats and local handmade gifts? We’ve combined your top market tips (thanks Instagram folk) in this guide to Brisbane’s best markets.

Calling all culture vultures craving a fix of public art. We’ve got the street smarts on Brisbane outdoor art, from striking light boxes and bold banners tucked into lovely laneways, to vibrant vitrines and a wondrous wharf-side projection. Read this blog for the low-down on our Local Design | Brisbane exhibition in Council's Outdoor Gallery, including video.

It’s never been more important to buy local and make Brisbane small businesses feel loved. By supporting our local small business community, we can make sure Brisbane remains a great place to live, work and relax. 

While we’re excited the outside world is slowly starting up again, if you’re like us, you’re also enjoying making the most of time indoors and do-it-yourself (DIY) activities.  

While some of your usual Mother’s Day moves may be out of reach this year, we’ve got free and eco gift and day out ideas that are perfect for pampering Mum.

Thanks to the expert knowledge of Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium curator and astronomer, Mark Rigby, we’ve put together all you need to know to begin your celestial adventures. So, strap yourself in, because it’s time to blast off!