If the festive season doesn’t have your calendar as full as Santa’s suit, don’t fret because there’s still plenty of time and experiences to add to your diary!
In the lead up to the holiday season, there will be festive Christmas Carols in the Valley Malls. Listen to some festive tunes by acapella specialists Aca-demics and Brisbane Brass Music Association
Tear up the dancefloor every Thursday night at Cloudland with free salsa lessons from 8.30pm. Grab your dancing partner, a cheeky mojito and get ready to salsa.
Grab a vino and don your beret, it’s time to create your very own Banksy on Thursday 5 December. Brush & Barrel is paying homage to the great street artist in their latest masterclass, and all you need to do is bring the wine!
Valley Fiesta Fridays
Kick off your weekend with live local music in Brunswick Street Mall with Valley Fiesta Fridays! Featuring artists including Miss Elm, Old Semeil, Javier Spicer, Ruby Gilbert and more, start your weekend on a musical note in the Valley this month. See the My Valley events guide for more info!
Enjoy the final Valley Fiesta Spring and Summer session of the year in the Brunswick Street Mall on Saturday 7 December! Artists include local string quartet Luminescence, Sweet Formidables, Kenta Hayashi and more — see the full program and set times here.
If you ever want to taste authentic Greek without leaving Australia, a stop at Osbourne Hotel’s next brunch series on Sunday 15 December is a must! Indulge in slow-cooked lamb shoulder with crispy potatoes and feta, avocado toast with eggs and haloumi, and spanakopita with flowing cocktails.
Break a sweat this festive season with the return of three-on-three half-court basketball in the Elephant beer garden on Monday 16 December! Brought to you by Stone & Wood, Young Henrys and Kraken, entry is just $50 per team of hospo workers with $1000 cash for the winners! Otherwise, pop along for the live music, $10 woodfired pizzas and other tasty specials.
There’s no better way to wind down after a hectic week than with a refreshing espresso martini. Ivory Tusk is now offering the martini and a tasty churro for just $10 to end the week. Happy Friday!
Saturday 21 December is peak festive season and we have the perfect place to catch up with your best pals, Netherworld. Offering up eggnog, a tasty Christmas fare, and even professional Chrissy portraits, with all proceeds going towards charities to support those doing it rough this festive period.
Whether you’re mad about gin or just getting acquainted, the Gin Discovery at Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess on Saturday 28 December is the perfect place to learn more about this botanical tipple. Explore different styles of gin, make cocktails and have a few drinks along the way. Make sure to grab tickets here.
When it comes to New Year’s Eve, the Valley is your go-to for a memorable start to 2020. Read our full round-up of the best events here, including gala celebrations, rooftop parties, cocktail soirées and more!
There’s no doubt 2019 is ending with a bang!