June 26, 2022

Need a drink? What’s happening around Brisbane for the thirsty footy fan during Magic Round this weekend

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BY CURTIS WOODWARD

@woodward_curtis

The 2022 NRL Magic Round is just around the corner with thousands of interstate footy-mad fans set to take over Brisbane.

Supporters will be flocking to Suncorp Stadium when the first match kicks off on Friday night with eight huge games covering the entire three days.

While the footy will be epic, the streets will also be abuzz with thirsty travellers.

We’ve put together a list of venues hosting Magic Round parties and the like (and a few other things you might be interested in) this weekend.

Enjoy.

Oh… and if we’ve missed any.. let us know on our social media channels.

Regatta Hotel
Toowong
Friday

Exclusive Triple M Legends lunch featuring Wayne Bennett, Corey Parker, Wendell Sailor, Ryan Girdler and James Graham. It is members only so you will have to hurry up and join ‘The Club’ on the Triple M page. Entry also includes tickets to Magic Round.

Vintopia
Cloudland, Fortitude Valley
Friday 5pm-7pm

For those that enjoy a glass of plonk, check out Vintopia in Fortitude Valley. $20 will get you in to sample nine different wines and a full glass of your favourite selection.

Port Office Hotel
Brisbane City
Friday-Sunday

Fletch and Hindy will be at the Port Office Hotel ‘taking over the pub’ from 10am Saturday. Other special appearances promised.

Regional Flavours Festival
South Bank
Friday-Sunday

‘It showcases incredible producers, farmers, growers, winemakers, distillers, restaurateurs and brewers, and captivates crowds with market stalls, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and kids activities’.

Stock Exchange Hotel
Brisbane City
Friday-Sunday

All matches on the big screens, $100 cash footy toss and appearances from former greats of the game promised.

Treasury Casino
Brisbane City
Friday-Sunday

All matches screening in the LiveWire Sports Bar with special performances from Mashd N Kutcher, Brooke Evers and the Stafford Brothers.

The Prince Consort
Fortitude Valley
Friday-Sunday

Six bars to choose from with matches airing all weekend on the Stadium Screen. Open very late (5am late).

Caxton Hotel
Friday-Sunday

Special appearance from Denan Kemp from Bloke in a Bar podcast.

The Normanby Hotel
Red Hill
Friday-Sunday

Running almost fifteen hours of live music over the weekend with all matches airing on big screens.

Pig ‘N’ Whistle
Queen Street Mall
Friday-Sunday

All matches on the big screens, pub is also offering a ‘Middlesbrough Parmo Burger and chips’ for $25.

Bundy Pop-up Bar
Stadium Precinct
Caxton Street End
Friday-Sunday

‘Grab a drink from the Bundy Pop Up Bar, and if you’re one of the first fans to purchase a Bundy from the Bundaberg Pop Up Bar each day of NRL Magic Round, you’ll receive a double pass upgrade for a specific match into the Bundy Backyard Deck inside the stadium for the best seats in the house’.

CUB Great Northern Bar
Stadium Precinct
Caxton Street End
Friday-Sunday

‘Come and sit in the CUB beer garden between matches and enjoy a drink from the Great Northern bar. The first 50 people to purchase a drink will receive a stubby cooler’.

The Lord Alfred Hotel
Brisbane City
Saturday 12pm-2.30pm

Warriors event prior to their Magic Round match with appearances from former Warriors players Kevin Campion, Mark Tookey and Grant Rovelli.

The Lord Alfred Hotel
Brisbane City
Sunday 12pm-3.30pm

Eels event prior to their Magic Round match. $50 will get you entry, free beverage, finger foods and a Q & A between Eels legends Ray Price and Brett Kenny. Limited tickets available.

The Paddo
Paddington
Sunday 11am

Raiders event prior to their Magic Round match with appearances from David Shillington, Matt Wood and Raiders CEO Don Furner. Writer Matt Cleary will also be there to discuss his new book ‘The Milk’.

@woodward_curtis

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