Maybes don’t fly in June, Brisbane, which is why we’re here to give you the definitive list of all the best brunches, live bands, boogies, and burger parties in Fortitude Valley bound to keep you warm this month!

Bloody Bottomless Brunch at Osbourne Hotel

Sip and brunch for the first day of the month! To celebrate the start of winter, our friends at the Osbourne Hotel are partnering with Four Pillars to host the ultimate bottomless brunch with their drink of choice–Bloody Shiraz Gin–front and centre.

Pair it with Osbourne’s decadent truffle scrambled eggs, toasted eggs Benny croissants, or maple smoked bacon, and your Saturday is officially sorted! Bloody Bottomless Brunch is on 11am – 1pm for just $60pp.

Artists’ Market at Greaser Gallery

Here’s a teaser of Greaser Gallery’s upcoming market, setting up on Brunswick Street for one day only this Sunday 2 June! This free event will be filled with original artworks, handmade goods, vintage clothing, and amazing knick-knacks all made by local Brisbane artists. Take a walk on the creative side and head in anytime between 12 noon and 7pm.

Trash Taco Happy Hour at Barbara

We’re not trash talking–we’re too busy enjoying trash tacos at Barbara on Warner this Wednesday, 5 June instead. Say you’re the Juan that I want to this eatery’s crunchy snacks for happy hour from 5pm-7pm. The best bit? These bad boys are only $5-$7 each! Now that’s what I’m taco about.

State of Origin Game 1 at Blutes

Don’t make a dummy pass and miss the chance to watch State of Origin Game 1 at Blutes Bar! Not only will they be screening the Maroons’ victory live and loud on Wednesday, June 6, but they’re also set to give away $100 cash to one lucky ticket holder! Head down before 7:30pm and you’ll also be rewarded with half-price burgers and cold beers.

Ginnovation at The Precinct

Sippin’ on gin and juice has never been so enlightening! If you want to know the secrets behind the hospitality industry–gin in hand, of course–look no further than The Precinct on Tuesday 11 June from 5:30pm, when 2018 Podcast award finalist James Henderson will present in partnership with The Hospopreneurs and River City Labs.

The Chats live at The Brightside

All you need is a good pub feed and a night out rocking to The Chats at The Brightside this Friday 14 June! Since skyrocketing to legend status with hit singles ‘Smoko’ and ‘Pub Feed’ last year, these lovable Aussies are back in their home state to play live and loud from 8pm- 11:30pm. Tickets are on sale now at https://bit.ly/2HAoFZ7.

The People’s Dance Party at The Foundry

Everyone knows that the Valley is the place to boogie, and on Friday 14 June, The Foundry will be breaking it down best with their People’s Dance Party! Celebrating diversity in bodies and identities, this party is an inclusive place for all and plans to play the funky tunes, flashmob starters, and absolute bangers from 8pm-11:30pm.

History of Tea at Botanical Lab

Time to spill the tea on the masterclass of all things brew-tiful happening on Saturday 14 June. For just $55, join Botanical Lab on Ann Street for an eye-opening (caffeine will do that to you!) tea blending class where guests will learn all about the health benefits, farming processes, and history behind everyone’s favourite drink from 2pm-4pm.

Hellmouth Diner Burger Party at Netherworld

Mark Saturday 22 June in your calendars, folks – it’s time to descend into Netherworld for a date with Brisbane’s ultimate burger party! Think creative new burger offerings, a unique dining experience, skating waiters, and delicious soda floats (or vegan milkshakes for our vego friends!) as the sun sets at 5pm. Entry is free!

Suitcase Rummage at XCargo

Not afraid to hunt for a good bargain and in dire need to more things to wear? Look no further than XCargo’s suitcase fashion rummage on Saturday 29 June!

From 12 noon to 10pm, your favourite social hub will have an array of colourful suitcases filled with gorgeous brands ready to be picked up and taken home.

Dragfest 2019 – The Realness Tour

RuPaul’s drag race fans unite! Sunday 30 June will see Fortitude Valley explode with a kaleidoscope of colours and feather boas as drag queen Karen From Finance takes over The Family to celebrate Dragfest 2019.

Expect Karen to be joined with seven other drag queens from around the world who will be putting on the performance of a lifetime from 7pm! Tickets available now.

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