The Cleveland Sands Hotel will re-open on Monday 18th July after undergoing an extensive $1.65 million renovation to the popular pub’s Beer Garden and Sports Bar. The updates have elevated the existing landmark venue into a hub for live music, entertainment and sport.
The neighbourhood favourite now boasts a transformed Beer Garden that is a vibrant and inviting space for over 250 locals and visitors to take in the sunshine with a cocktail or beer in hand.
The newly expanded Sports Bar has had a fresh fit-out with big screens throughout the space for sports fans to enjoy all the games. A brand new stage and AV fit-out will also make the bar the perfect spot to enjoy live bands.
Along with the new-look venue spaces comes an updated weekly programming schedule to keep guests and their mates entertained. This includes a Funky Bunch Trivia Night, Karaoke Night, live bands every Friday, DJ sets every Saturday (with a mix of headliners and resident DJ Bose), and Sunday sessions with live music and DJs. The pub will also host monthly events including comedy shows and drag bingo.
But the updates don’t end there. Cleveland Sands has refreshed its menu offering, which features venue favourites with a focus on Queensland produce. A new cocktail and wine menu will also be released on opening to celebrate the launch of the newly renovated spaces.
“We can’t wait to unveil Cleveland Sands Hotel’s completely transformed Sports Bar and Beer Garden to the public. We’ve created a new entertainment hub and go-to destination for the local community to get together – the place to enjoy music, sport, food and beverage all under one roof,” says Cleveland Sands Hotel Venue Manager Andy Hibbert.
To celebrate the reopening, Cleveland Sands Hotel will be hosting a weekend of special events 5th-7th August:
Friday 5th August: Locals Welcome Night
Guests can feast on complimentary chef snacks and a welcome drink on arrival, before indulging at the Oyster Shucking station. The Street Team from Brisbane’s KIIS 97.3FM will be down to join the festivities. The party band night performance will be Phat Sauce and The Ivory Street Preachers, live on stage from 8:30pm.
Saturday 6th August: Epic Entertainment
Complimentary chefs snacks from the Cleveland Sands menu will be available for locals to nibble on throughout the day. Entertainment will ensure the tunes are going well into the night, kicking off from 9pm with a Double Header DJ Night featuring Bombs Away and Kaitlyn, plus resident DJ Bose.
Sunday 7th August: Public Holiday
Music lovers can kick back in the Beer Garden for a Sunday session, with Soul Collective Electro Disco DJs playing all the funky tunes from 2pm. Guests can then stick around for the late night party band, Captain Thunderbolt, which will be taking to the main stage in the evening.
Cleveland Sands Hotel will be a go-to hub of weekly entertainment for locals and visitors to the area when it re-opens on Monday 18th July.
Cleveland Sands Hotel
Bloomfield St & Middle St
07 3051 7631
Image credit: Markus Ravik