Brisbane City‘s shopping strip Queen Street Mall will host shoppers under the stars for its Shop BNE evening on Friday 5 October from 9am to 9pm.

In collaboration with QueensPlaza, Myer Centre and Wintergarden, the event will showcase entertain and retail with the distinctive aspect of shopping in the vibrant City atmosphere – the outdoors space. Now in its second year, this shopping event of the season has something for everyone with special offers, retailer pop-ups, exclusive gifts and entertainment on offer throughout the day and into the evening with late night shopping.

Shoppers will be treated to free food and drink tastings, beautiful balloon installations and make-up touch ups. Live fashion shows will showcase the latest Spring Summer looks on the Treasury Brisbane Runway, hosted and styled by Treasury Brisbane Fashion Ambassador Christie Sutherland. VIP shoppers and special guests can sit back and enjoy sipping Ink Gin Stardust cocktails in the opulent Mercedes-Benz Brisbane A-Class Lounge.

Shoppers who spend $150 in the Queen Street Mall will have an exclusive chance to Shop and Pop one of 3000 balloons to win instant prizes. Brisbane City Council’s Finance and Economic Development Chair Krista Adams welcomed Shop Brisbane City back to the CBD, with the event putting a focus on reinvigorating the love of city shopping all year round. “Home to over 1000 stores, including the largest range of flagship boutiques in Queensland, the Queen Street Mall is the state’s premier shopping destination and Australia’s most successful pedestrian mall,” Cr Adams said. “The Queen Street Mall continues to thrive as a shopping hub for both locals and visitors to our New World City, thanks to its unique offering of international brands, great hospitality options and the lively outdoor atmosphere it presents. Shop Brisbane City showcases the impressive retail portfolios on offer and highlights the vibrant and distinctive experiences only Brisbane can offer.”

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