Topics: things to do

Check out Brisbane’s best new parks and playgrounds near you, including new Brisbane parks for picnics, nature play, obstacle courses, water play, thrill-seeking,skate tricks and more.

From larger-than-life suburban murals to mini masterpieces hidden down one of Brisbane's vibrant laneways – street art culture is alive and #thriving in Brisbane.  

If you’ve been waiting for the return of live music and arts, craving a street party or wanting to celebrate with your neighbours, it's time to get excited – Brisbane Festival is back!

Ready for a change of scenery? Lace up your trainers and mix it up with Brisbane’s best running routes. Our lifestyle city is perfect for an outdoor run along the river or through sprawling greenspace.  

If our subtropical seasons, endless sunshine and vibrant city isn’t enough reason to holiday at home, think about all the great local businesses (food, fun, leisure or shopping) who’ll be happy to see your face during your long weekend staycation. Stay, play and vacay, the Brissy way.

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.