What's on at King St in January

7 Jan 2020

2020 is forecast to start with a bang. With so much going on at King Street, your New Year will welcome everything from music festivals to wedding expos. Pull out your brand new diary, it’s time to plan.

Take home gelato specials | La Macelleria 

Beat the heat this Jan and cool down with a take home gelato pack courtesy of La Macelleria. You can grab a small for $10 and a medium for $15 or, what we all really want, a large for just $20! Summer = sorted. 
 
FOMO2020 | Brisbane Showgrounds | January 4 

Kick off the new year with the sweet tunes of BROCKHAMPTON, Kaytranada and Lizzo as FOMO returns! In a bigger and better venue at the Brisbane Showgrounds, this is sure to be one of the best festivals of the year, with one stage meaning no clashes. Make sure to get your tickets before they sell out! 
 
Forró do | Beerhaüs | January 2, 16 and 30 

If 2020 is the year that you welcome a new decade with a new dance style, then this one is for you. Pop along to Beerhaüs at Bowen Hills on January 2, 16 or 30 and learn the forró style! Class starts at 6:30pm so make sure you have your dancing shoes on. 
 
Your Local Wedding Guide Brisbane Expo | Brisbane Showgrounds | January 19 

Are you tying the knot this year? Start planning your nuptials with a visit to Your Local Wedding Guide Brisbane Expo for the first summer expo of the year! With stalls from leading wedding suppliers and all of the essentials for hosting your dream wedding, this free event is the perfect place to start planning. 

El Camino Cantina Fresh is hosting an Australia Day Long Weekend Party!  |  25 – 27 January

Ditch your esky and leave the barbie at home, because El Camino Cantina has got you covered this Australia Day Long weekend! Join us at El Camino Cantina over the long weekend (25 - 27 Jan) 2020 for an Australia Day celebration. 

Enjoy an Australia inspired menu all weekend including: 
Strawberry and mango margaritas garnished with a zooper dooper
Vanilla flavoured fairy bread rita
Burger burrito with beetroot and pineapple, served with a side of salt and vinegar chippies and a beer 
Australia Day fantas-tacos in two flavours; prawn and avocado, or meat pie (mince, caramelised onion & tomato sauce)

On Saturday 25th tune into Triple J’s Hottest 100 countdown from 12pm.

You beauty! 

King Street Book Club | artisan | January 28   

Made a New Year's resolution to read more? Come along to the ever-popular King Street Book Club and join our discussion of 'Small Days and Nights' by Tishani Doshi. The book and book club discussion, facilitated by Avid Reader's Bookclubs Manager, Jennifer Stephens, and a glass of wine, are all included in your book club ticket. From 6.00pm to 8.00pm
 
Loteria | El Camino Cantina | January 30 

Fancy a spot of bingo with a Mexican twist? On the last Thursday of every month, El Camino Cantina is hosting Loteria (aka Mexican bingo) with some epic giveaways like merchandise and venue vouchers up for grabs! Loteria is $29pp which includes a one-hour beverage package with wings, quesadillas and tacos to share. Ay carumba!  

Jumaadi: House of Shadow! | artisan | until February 8  

Looking for inspiration in the new year? Visit artisan to view their stunning exhibition Jumaadi: House of Shadow! The installation, sculptural and painted works in this exhibition are intimate reflections into renowned Indonesian Australian artist Jumaadi’s creative practice over the last five years. 

Royal Snack Hour | Beerhaüs | 4pm – 6pm Daily 

If the new year has your bank account feeling a tad empty, then indulge in the royal snack hour at Beerhaüs, which includes free snacks! Buy a brew and enjoy free fries, spiced chickpeas, and popcorn chicken every single day from 4pm to 6pm. Budgeting at its finest!