For the first time ever, The Winter Village is coming to Brisbane this June. The alpine-inspired winter wonderland will be open daily and will run for three months, from 3 June to 29 August.

The Winter Village will transform the Northshore Riverfront Event Site into a 3900sqm winter wonderland, complete with an ice skating rink, an igloo village, daily snow showers and food and drink pop ups serving the ultimate cosy comfort food.

After a blockbuster debut in Melbourne 2019, The Winter Village is excited to bring the activation to Brisbane this year along with some new additions, including a new Brunch & Skate package on weekends, a mega private party igloo and more frequent snow showers. The Winter Village will also pop up in Adelaide and Perth for the first time this year, as well as return to Melbourne. The Winter Village is brought to life by Australian Venue Co, which operates more than 80 pubs and bars in Queensland, including Regatta Hotel, The Wickham, Darling & Co, Fridays and Riverland in Brisbane.

Activations Operations Manager Selena Majumdar is excited to bring The Winter Village to Brisbane, in a year when many Brisbanites are looking for a new adventure without crossing state lines or going overseas. “We’re still very restricted in the travel plans we can make, so we’re thrilled to be able to create an escape close to home this winter. We’ve gone all out this year and we are so excited to bring The Winter Village to Brisbane!” she said. “It’s perfect for a novel night out with friends, a fun day in with the family or for a unique event with clients.”

For the ultimate The Winter Village experience, guests can pre-book private igloos. They are ideal for afternoon or evening sessions enjoying some drinks and bites. There are 23 standard igloos, which can accommodate 2-5 people and include the choice of two food & beverage packages. The two mega igloos are 6m wide and perfect for larger groups and private parties of up to 14 guests.  All igloos must be pre-booked via The Winter Village website.

A Brunch & Skate package will let the weekend warriors work up an appetite with a 45-minute skate session, followed by a well-earned brunch in a private igloo. Brunch & Skate packages are available every Saturday and Sunday. Ice skating passes can be booked online, with 45-minute sessions available during opening hours. Passes are $24 for adults, $18 for children aged 6-14 and $10 for children aged 3-5.

Entry to The Winter Village is free, walk in customers can order food & beverage directly from the pop up bars, with casual outdoor seating available. The Winter Village is operated by Australian Venue Co & sponsored by Emu Australia.

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