What to do in Brisbane this month (March)

What to do in Brisbane this month (March)

By Tessa Bezuidenhout on Feb 27 2017

Brisbane has some exciting events and activities on offer this month for the entire family to enjoy, including some amazing festivals.

Here’s 5 things you and the family can do in March, just a mere fraction of the exciting weekend plans in Brisbane you could be making.

1. Brisbane Twilight Markets

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This market only runs once every couple of months, and it’s a truly special night-time event for those looking for all sorts of local products. You will not find mass-manufactured or imported wares here, this market exclusively offers Brisbane based artists, food, and performers.

To top it off, there’s also a free craft workshop, fun for the whole family. Taste something different, find a unique piece directly from the maker, and listen to some cool live music this weekend. Set up in King George Square, this market is easily accessible by public transport, and for one night only, parking will be $5 under the square.

Cost: Free

Where: King George Square, Brisbane City

When: Friday, 3rd March 4pm-9pm

2. Brisbane Comedy Festival

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If you like a good laugh, you’re in luck. The Brisbane Comedy festival is currently running with great local and international acts. Treat yourself to a nice dinner at the Powerhouse’s Bar Alto, and then watch some quality comedy.

With comedy favourites like Stephen K Amos, Cal Wilson, Wil Anderson, and Dave Hughes, you’re sure to find something that’ll tickle your funny bone. To check out the event schedule, click here.

Cost: Varies for each show

Where: Brisbane Powerhouse and other Brisbane locations

When: Until 28th March

3. Clean Up Australia

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Make a difference this weekend and spend the day cleaning up your neighbourhood for a better and cleaner Australia. Sign on to an existing team, register your own team, or just go out by yourself.

Bring the whole family and spend the day giving back to the community. Don’t forget to bring a hat and wear sunblock.

Cost: Free

Where: Anywhere

When: Sunday, 5th March

4. Mind Body Spirit Festival

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If you’re interested in yoga, meditation, healthy eating, and exploring your spirituality, then this is the perfect festival for you. Attend a seminar from industry leaders from around the world, from nutrition experts to magick practitioners; see a cooking demonstration; join a mindful meditation session; shop from 200+ exhibitions; and much much more.

Find your spiritual side at the Mind Body Spirit Festival.

Cost: $20 a ticket

Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

When: 17th-19th March, 9am-6pm

5. Moonlight Cinema

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Want to catch a movie, but feel like sitting outside? Head to the city and you’ll find Brisbane’s outdoor cinema, where you can watch old classics and movies that are currently running. But you better hurry, Brisbane’s season ends this weekend on the 5th, so book now!

Book a simple grassy spot, or get the Gold Grass ticket and have food truck goodies delivered right to you; you can just sit back, relax, and enjoy your movie. Check out the schedule here.

Cost: $17 for Adults, $14 for Concessions, and $12.50 for Children

Where: New Farm Park, Brisbane Powerhouse

When: Running until 5th March.