Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

A QT guide to the best events across the Ipswich region on Friday and Saturday.


Ipswich Cup

  • Ipswich Turf Club,Bundamba
  • Saturday, 10am-7.30pm

IT'S the must-do event on Ipswich's social calendar. This year's cup will be filled with colourful live racing, fashions on the field, entertainment, a world-record attempt and a range of food and beverages. Pre-purchased general admission tickets cost $10 and include a free beer or wine upon arrival. Remaining tickets for the in-field marquee cost $150 per person, including entry, a six-hour beverage package, hot finger food and access to the after party.

To pre-book tickets, visit or phone 3282 1500.

A Country Night Out

  • Cooneana Heritage Centre,1041 Redbank Plains Rd
  • Friday, from 5.30pm

GET your country on at the Ipswich Historical Society's upcoming country night out.

The fun-filled evening will include images of Ipswich from the 1920s and 30s, line dancing with Goodna Neighbourhood centre, a book launch of In The Shadow of Mount Flinders and swing and jazz dancing. Admission is $10 including presentations, drinks, wine, cheese, a light supper and a lucky door prize.

Phone 3282 0358 or email for more.

Broncos Training Session

  • North IpswichReserve
  • Friday, from 4pm

COME and watch the current NRL ladder leaders train at the Broncos open training session today. The Broncos Superstore will also be on-site with merchandise specials available. This popular annual event is thanks to the Ipswich Jets. Player autographs and photos will also be available.

Visit for more.


Soberfest Meetings

  • 9 South St, Ipswich
  • Friday, from 7pm and Saturday, from 9am

SEE rolling meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-anon with a guest speaker on Friday evening discussing how to help a friend or family member get help with alcoholism. Get an inside look and find out exactly what these vital organisations do for the community.

For more, email or phone 0438 290 158.


That 90s Show

  • Studio 188,188 Brisbane St
  • Friday, 8pm-9.15pm

PREPARE for some nostalgia when Tom Sharah performs in That 90s Show tonight. The show is part of the Queensland Cabaret Festival and will include 90s hits grom the Backstreet Boys to the Spice Girls, Bill and Ted to Romy and Michelle. Tickets cost $25 when pre-purchased and $29 at the door.

Visit for more.


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