What to do in Brisbane this month (May)

What to do in Brisbane this month (May)

By Tessa Bezuidenhout on May 05 2017


Autumn is upon us and the weather has (finally!) become a little chillier.

Before it gets too cold, take the family and enjoy what Brisbane has to offer.

Here are 4 things you and your family can do in Brisbane this month.
 
  1. Anywhere Theatre Festival
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Picture credit: Visit Brisbane
 
Experience live theatre absolutely anywhere but a theatre. Performing in bars, parking lots, train stations, and beyond, this festival brings the magic of theatre to you.
 
With musical works, locally written plays, interactive theatre, pop-up galleries, workshops, and art exhibitions, there is surely something for everyone at the Anywhere Theatre Festival.
 
Tickets: From $10
Dates: 4th – 21st May
 
  1. Paniyiri Greek Festival
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Picture credit: Paniyiri
 
This festival is celebrating its 41st anniversary of being a landmark event in Brisbane, showcasing the rich culture of Greece.

Try a traditional baklava pastry or have a bite of baby octopus at the food market stalls; stay for the beautiful music and dance at the front stage; and don’t forget to download their e-cook book for delicious Greek recipes you can make at home.

Website: http://paniyiri.com/
Tickets: Adults from $13; Children under 13 free.
Dates: 20th and 21st May
 
  1. RSPCA Million Paws Walk
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Picture credit: Million Paws Walk
 
If you are a proud dog owner or just love socialising with furry friends, then register you and your best mate for the RSPCA Million Paws Walk.

Across Brisbane, walking routes will be transformed into a celebration of the relationship between humans their beloved pets, with market stalls, entertainment, food, plus more.

Raising money and awareness for animal cruelty, the RSPCA is hosting this event to merge furry fun, a healthy and active day out, and supporting a charity.

Website: https://www.millionpawswalk.com.au/
Tickets: Donation based event
Dates: 21st May
 
  1. Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe
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Kids and adults alike are obsessed with the Marvel movie series, and this exhibition tells all about how the iconic characters are brought to life from the comic books to the silver screen.

View original artwork, real movie props, costumes and more from the amazing Marvel movies. But it’s only in Brisbane for a limited time, so get in quick.

Website: https://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/Marvel-creating-the-cinematic-universe
Tickets: Adults from $25; Kids from $10 (under 5 free)
Dates: 27th May – 3rd September

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