If you want to know what’s on in Brisbane this weekend, here’s Nick Kelly with some ideas on what to do.

It’s big weekend ahead, especially spoiling all our Mums on Sunday. Hi Mum! But first let’s kick off with some theatrics.


La Soirée returns to Brisbane this month.

The theatrical phenomenon has arrived after a sold out world tour with their best line up yet.

Indulge yourself in a cocktail of cabaret, burlesque and circus sideshow at the Playhouse QPAC.

What: La Soirée
Where: QPAC, Brisbane
When: 7 – 24 May, 2015
Price: $109 – $65
Website: www.qpac.com.au

Tomorrow the CBD will come to life with the annual Festival of Chariots.

Massive chariots will be hand-drawn through the streets in a jubilant parade.

King George Square will be transformed into a colourful fiesta with live music, yoga, cooking demos and delicious Eastern flavoured food.

What: Festival of Chariots
Where: Queens Park and King George Square, Brisbane
When: 10am – 4pm Saturday, May 9, 2015
Price: Free
Website: festivalofchariots.com.au

The Mothers Day Classic will be running this Sunday at South Bank.

Whether you choose to walk or run with mum, funds raised will go towards breast cancer research.

There will also be live entertainment, celebrity appearances and all the food that South Bank has to offer.

It’s not too late to register, so jump online and get your tickets.

What: Mother’s Day Classic
Where: Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane
When: 6am Sunday 10 May 2015
Price: $35 – $55
Website: www.mothersdayclassic.com.au

And if you really, really want to spoil mum this Mother’s Day, take a spin on the Wheel of Brisbane.

You can choose between a breakfast, brunch and lunch package for up to six people.

And enjoy magical views from one of Brisbane’s best vantage points.

What: Mother’s Day on the Wheel of Brisbane
Where: Wheel of Brisbane, South Bank
When: Sunday 10 May, 2015
Price: $83.50 – $150 each
Website: thewheelofbrisbane.com.au

And we have more details on all these events, up on our website.