Our Town Brisbane is a blog about everything that’s going down in in our town.

Its dedicated to helping you make the most of life in Brisbane, by giving you information and ideas about how to do just that!

I started this blog because I had a problem.

You may have heard of it. Its called…

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F.O.M.O
Def: “fear of missing out”. The fear that if you don’t go to a party or event you will miss out on something great

I cant pinpoint exactly when it started, but over the last year it seemed like everywhere I turned I was confronted with news about amazing things happening in Brisbane.

People were going to festivals, and gigs, and exhibitions at GOMA. They were eating street food from Food Trucks and drinking whiskey in lane-way bars. They were hunting for antiques, and cycling and growing things and making things…

I wanted to do it all. But I couldn’t.

Then one day a few months ago I woke up, smelled the coffee (which is excellent in Brisbane these days) and realised that if I was going to beat F.O.M.O I needed a plan. Mainly because my poor family were going bananas listening to me whine about it!

I started researching, scheduling and planning. And Our Town Brisbane was born.

So how does it work?
Every week I trawl the websites, gig guides, Facebook pages, blogs to find our whats going down in Brisbane.
Basically I do the research so you don’t have to!

Then I put all this info into the Our Town Brisbane What’s On calendar you can see a month at glance.

If you’d like to add your event to the Our Town Brisbane “What’s On” calendar just fill out a submission form here

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Check out our Brisbane Go To Guide for some helpful resources

What type of things will I find on Our Town Brisbane?
Some of it will be the big ticket events and shows, but I’ll also be getting off the beaten track and exploring things outside my comfort zone. I’ll be diving head first into all the quirky, cool things that make living in Brisbane unique including…

Good Times: Restaurants, Bars & Cafes
Life & Style: Fashion, Home, Health & Fitness
See It / Do It: arts, music, entertainment

But you can guarantee where ever I go there’ll be a story in it!

Brisbane Stories
This is a space where Brisbane writers can tell their own stories about the city. Whether its poetry, short fiction, essays or photo stories it’s all welcome in this page.