Brisbane Comedy Festival: 21 February – 22 March
The Brisbane Comedy Festival held at the Brisbane Powerhouse is guaranteed to make you ROFL, crack up, LOL, chuckle, snigger, chortle, guffaw, heehaw and cachinnate your night away. You have an abundance of national and international comedians to choose from.
In it’s 11th year, the Brisbane Comedy Festival will feature a bumper line-up of 85 acts playing in 14 performance spaces across 5 venues in February and March 2020.
Brisbane Powerhouse will play the role of comedy central, hosting performances and gigs across its iconic New Farm space. Brisbane City Hall and Newstead Brewing Co will again be throwing their doors open to entertainers and comedy lovers. Joining the fold for the first time are two Fortitude Valley venues: The Tivoli and Fortitude Music Hall, all easily accessible from Alpha Mosaic Hotel Fortitude Valley.
Grab a couple of friends and book your Brisbane accommodation at Alpha Mosaic Hotel Brisbane from just $122 per night including a late check out, parking and free access to Valley Pool & Gym for stays until 26th January 2020. Check your stay dates now >
Check Out What’s New to Feast on this Summer
Make your way to James Street for sAme sAme just outside the The Calile hotel and indulge in the tasty Thai flavours, the new iteration from Longtime’s team. Further into Fortitude Valley you will find the most mouthwatering delicious Mexican food at Baja. The Octopus and the pomegranate boneless chicken wings are a must, accompanied by the house margarita. For those feeling thirsty, stop in at the Brew Dogs new venue DogTap to keep your thirst in check this summer. DogTap is serving up ace craft beer freshly brewed onsite at their state of the art brewery.
Summer of Tennis : Brisbane International & ATP Cup
In January 2020, Brisbane is the place to be to catch some of the greatest superstars in tennis. In a revolutionary new line up this year, see the world’s best men play for pride and glory as they lead their countries into the ATP Cup, or witness the powerhouse stars of women’s tennis, vying for supremacy in the recently revitalised Brisbane International at the QLD Tennis Centre.
Ace your visit to the Brisbane for the tennis and choose Alpha Mosaic Hotel for your Brisbane International Tennis accommodation. Alpha hotel is the perfect place to catch all of the action, just an easy 20 minute drive from the QLD Tennis Centre and is surrounded by some of the cities best restaurants, bars, shopping and entertainment.
Stay from just $122 including free parking, late check out and access to Valley Pool & Gym this Summer. Check availability now >
Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities
Kurios will premiere under their signature Big Top on 10 January in Brisbane at Northshore, Hamilton. This acrobatic extravaganza steps inside a fantasy world in the latter half of the 19th century. If you think that normal Cirque du Soleil performances test your perception of reality, then you won’t be disappointed — not quite believing your eyes, using your imagination and peering beyond the expected is part of the story.
Specifically, Kurios delves into the tale of the Seeker, who happens to be in possession of a larger-than-life curio cabinet, and also happens to think a hidden world is lurking inside.
Performances will take place on Tuesdays–Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4.30pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 1.30pm and 5.00pm, with the season running through until Sunday, February 9. Tickets for shows until January 26 are available now.
If your an out of towner or just want to make a special night of it, stay at Alpha Mosaic Hotel Brisbane, located in vibrant Fortitude Valley, surrounded by an array of top notch restaurants and bars. Summer sale now on, stay from just $122 per night, including free parking, late check out and more.
WATER Exhibition | 7 December – 26 April 2020
During your Summer Getaway at Alpha Mosaic Hotel Fortitude Valley, explore ‘Water – this transformative exhibition flows through the Gallery of Modern Art this Summer, changing the gallery landscape into a world of water. Encounter a vast rocky riverbed or gather at an oasis with animals from around the globe. Reflect on the cultural traditions of bodies of water, explore the rise and fall of currents. Humans have a natural affinity for water, with approximately 60% of the body being made up of H2O, come and find your balance and flow with this stunning exhibition.
From major immersive experiences to smaller-scale treasures by Australian and international artists, the exhibition will highlight this precious resource and spark conversations about the environmental and social challenges we face today.
Dive deeper with guided tours of the exhibition at 11.00am every day from 9 December, and at the Water Sundays events with tours for kids, talks and hands-on workshops.
Purchase tickets in advance online or at the exhibition ticket desk until 4.00pm during the exhibition period.
For a the best hotel deal in Fortitude Valley this Summer, stay in a stylish and comfortable Deluxe room from just $122 per night including free access to Valley Pool & Gym, free parking, free WiFi and leisurely check out at noon. Book Now >
HIDDEN LANES FESTIVAL, 26 OCTOBER.
Fortitude Valley is renowned for its laneway culture. Iconic laneways are just a short stroll from our Fortitude Valley accommodation including California, Winn, and Bakery. These laneways will be transformed in a celebration of music, fashion, food and art for this year’s Hidden Lanes Festival, a FREE event taking over Fortitude Valley on Saturday 26 October from 10am until late.
Expect this event to be a flourishing — and free — party, complete with markets, beverages, art installations, food, fashion, a heritage trail, masterclasses and more than 50 live musical acts.
The lineup will be unveiled closer to the festival; however the event will definitely involve the 80 businesses who call the three laneways home. Here, you’ll eat, drink, dance, shop, chat, learn something, marvel at art and restock your wardrobe — across one huge day and a trio of busy alleys, the list goes on.
The Hidden Lanes Festival brings together Fortitude Valley in a way like no other, displaying its endless culture and opportunities, and combining its past, present and history. Whether you’ve visited Alpha Mosaic Hotel Fortitude and explored neighbouring laneways before or haven’t been lucky enough to as yet, The Hidden Lanes Festival is a celebration of everything Valley. Discover Different and stay at our stylish Fortitude Valley hotel, right in the heart of the action with the best offers in the Valley!
BRISBANE FESTIVAL, 5-28 SEPTEMBER.
Each September, the Brisbane Festival explodes across the city with a thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus, opera and major public events such as Sunsuper Riverfire.
Like a feast, Brisbane Festival 2019 is designed to lift our spirits, our responsiveness and our appetites beyond the everyday. The lively program is an explosion of outstanding arts experiences, tasty treats and tipples and the return of Treasury Brisbane Arcadia and Sunsuper Riverfire fireworks spectacular.
Pop the cork on a riotous champagne-soaked party, open the door on a tantalising glimpse into the unknown, or experience the force and fury of passionate love in a diverse and delightful program arranged into three themes: REVELS, REVELATIONS and ROMANCES.
This year, Queensland’s largest arts and cultural event will be both boldly Brisbane and gloriously global. It will host 454 performances of 83 shows, involving over 908 artists from around the world, including headliners 59 Productions, the global leaders in digital and projection storytelling; Chinese superstar dancemaker Yang Liping, South African music theatre ensemble Isango; and France’s Compagnie Carabosse. Four big concerts at the much-loved Riverstage will mark that venue’s 30th birthday.
Three years in the making, The Fortitude Music Hall is a truly visionary addition to the Fortitude Valley precinct, reconfirming The Valley’s position as a must-stop destination for local and international touring artists and an entertainment hub for locals.
The Fortitude Music Hall is the largest ballroom/theatre styled venue in Australia, with a 3,000 person standing capacity and a 1,100 seated capacity. Inspired by some of the world’s most loved live music venues – from classic art deco theatres to larger clubs, while still paying homage to the iconic venues of Brisbane’s past. The Fortitude Music Halls’ prime location in the heart of Brisbane’s entertainment precinct and state of the art production make the venue a truly world class performance space.
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For any events you’re attending stay at Alpha Mosaic Hotel. Book Now for great special deals.
The Triffid bar and live music venue in Fortitude Valley is a welcoming, pumping live music venue hosting some of the hottest bands and performers to play in Brisbane weekly and short stroll from Alpha Mosaic Hotel Fortitude Valley.
The Triffid features Feedback Cafe, a great spot to hang for long lunches and the perfect meeting place for a pre-show dinner with friends.
For a great night out, checkout their line up of upcoming live gigs.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, 25-29 August
Queensland’s premier annual fashion event, coinciding with the arrival of new-season Spring/Summer collections in stores. The Festival showcases the very best of local, national and emerging fashion designers and retailers, with a program of runway shows and other exciting events.
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns to Brisbane in 2019, running from Sunday 25 – Thursday 29 August, showcasing the very best of local, national and emerging fashion designers and retailers before an audience of fashion lovers, media and industry insiders, with a program of runway shows and other exciting events.
This festival is Queensland’s premier annual fashion event, coinciding with the arrival of new-season Spring/Summer collections in stores. With a focus on supporting the local fashion industry, giving Queensland designers a platform on which to showcase their work and connect them directly with consumers.
By showing collections at the same time as they land in-store, fashion enthusiasts inspired by the catwalk spectacle can purchase their favourite looks fresh from the runway. Enjoy Winter stay savings at Alpha Mosaic Hotel Fortitude Valley during the festival – that means more money to spend on the latest fashion trends!