Christmas is for family, but Friendmas is for those other truly special people in your life: your mates.
 
And what better way to show you really care than by getting together for fun, food and drinks in Brisbane’s premier entertainment precinct, Fortitude Valley.
 
Ditch the awkward family photos and uncomfortable conversations and call up your mates instead, with our suggestions below.
 
There’s so much to do, you may not be home until New Year’s Day.
 
B. Lucky & Sons
Gather your mates and get your game on at B. Lucky & Sons, the ultimate adult playground combining the nostalgic feels of arcade gaming with a grown-up twist. Battle it out for pixel supremacy while indulging in the delicious selection of food and drinks on offer.
 
Holey Moley Golf Club
The craziest round of golf you’ll ever play. Holey Moley turns traditional putt-putt into a multisensory labyrinth of unique holes, along with a full-service bar. Perfect for groups, Holey Moley Golf Club Fortitude Valley is a hole-in-one for a great night out.
 
Endeavour Wellness Clinic 

Looking for something more laidback? Try some personal pampering at Endeavour Wellness Clinic. Relax, unwind with the squad and get yourselves looking and feeling great.
 
Netherworld
Nothing beats a night of classic arcade gaming with friends. Netherworld features 15 pinball machines, 25 arcade machines, classic consoles and countless board games. Along with 24 local beers, ciders and mixed elixir on-tap and a smorgasbord of food, consider your Friendmas sorted at Netherworld.
 
Oche Fortitude Valley
Oche brings darts into the 21st century, wrapping the heritage game into a social experience. Get the squad together and share 85 action-packed minutes playing darts while enjoying Oche’s selection of share menus, designed to be eaten with your free hand.
 
Sambaliscious
Learn the art of Brazilian samba from the divine Mishel Finlayson, with a dance session at Sambaliscious. A great way to get fit, Sambaliscious offers classes from beginner to advanced levels.
 
The Palace Lounge
Sing your hearts out with a private karaoke party for your crew, while enjoying delectable food delivered to your private room, featuring state-of-the-art entertainment systems, disco ball lighting and VIP hostesses providing bottle service.
 
Pure Pole Academy
Limber up and learn some new moves to impress that special someone in your life, or just get a good workout. Pure Pole Academy offers classes for men and women ranging from beginner to advanced.

- November 2021