Holidays are about escaping every day life routines – such as preparing and cooking your own meals. If you are staying at Brisbane Holiday Village over this weekend and love food – you have picked the perfect time to stay.
There are three big events over Friday, Saturday & Sunday which means you can put down the cooking utensils and go indulge in food, beer and live music!
From Friday 4th May until Sunday 6th May the annual Buddha Birth Day Festival is being held at Southbank Parklands for its 22nd anniversary. Open from 9 am – 9 pm each day, it is free entry and family friendly. This event is one of Queensland’s most prestigious cultural events, as well as the largest Buddhist Birth Day Festival globally, so if you have the chance to experience this extravaganza you won’t regret it! The festival comprises of cultural displays, live performances, a wide range activities and international vegetarian food markets. Click here for the full program and details.
If you love Mexican food you have come to Brisbane at the right time, as this Saturday 5th May Cinco De Mayo is being held at Riverland Brisbane from 11 am til late, located on Eagle Street, Brisbane City. Grab your sombreros and indulge in Mexican street food over looking the Brisbane River and Storey Bridge. Enjoy the live Mariachi band from 2-5 pm whilst sipping on cocktails, Mexican beers or margaritas.
Cinco De Mayo is also being held at the Riverlife Precinct, Kangaroo Point, on Sunday 6th May 1pm – late. Continue the celebration of Mexican culture with more street food, a margarita bar, salsa dancing and loads more entertainment! If you enjoy spicy food and are game enough – enter in the Chilli Eating competition. Tickets start from $17.50 where you can purchase online here or find out more information.
Stones Corner Festival is being held for the fifth consecutive year, raising money and awareness for MND and Me Foundation to help support those suffering from Motor Neurone Disease and funding research for a cure. Come see some of Australia’s best talent, including Custard from Brisbane along with many other local and national favourites. Enjoy market stalls, beer, local wine and food trucks while relaxing in the beer garden and support a great cause. Located on the corner of Logan Road & Old Cleveland Road, entry is only a gold coin donation. The Festival is family friendly, with a jumping castle and petting zoo.