Local Reviews – Places, Activities and Events

Iceworld ice skating rinks Brisbane has been part of the landscape for close to 40 years and offers ice skating general sessions, birthday parties and ice sports opportunities. Iceworld™ caters to skaters of all skill levels, from complete
Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience. A Parody by Dan and Jeff Last weekend, after delays due to COVID and the
After bundling up the children and everything we own, including our new pop-up kitchen sink, we set off for our annual camping
Botanica is about to transform the City Botanic Gardens into an outdoor gallery with a special Children's Discovery
At Brisbane Kids we love any imitative that aims to make books more accessible for families! From April 21st 2022, families
The Twits Stage Show, an adaptation of the popular Roald Dahl classic thanks to shake & stir theatre co. will have guests
Brickman Cities powered by LEGO® City reviewed LEGO ® lovers – if you are visiting the gorgeous Sunshine Coast from the
Touted as one of the leading international sporting events the world has to offer, with more than 200 nations participating in a
There are plenty of ways for your child to get involved in football in 2022. As Queensland’s most popular
The Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich is has always been popular with Brisbane families, and from now until February 6th 2022
When I was younger, I thought of cemeteries like a black and white picture: old, sad, forgotten. After spending the afternoon at
Are you ready for the magic that is Disney's Frozen the hit broadway musical? This is going to be a very popular
Ipswich’s Nicholas Street Precinct is undergoing a serious glow-up and the latest addition is the Ipswich Children’s Library.
Do your Brisbane Kids love treasure? Finding trinkets, precious gems or even (fake, but very shiny) gold? If so, pop a visit to
SPARK Ipswich, the reimagined Ipswich Festival, is an 11-day city-wide event happening from the 8-18 July celebrating the people,
As a LEGO® loving family, we were super excited to attend a special preview of Brickman Wonders of the World. With over 50
Possibly the weirdest but coolest holiday activity suggestion we are ever going to make!  The University of
The latest exhibition in the Ipswich Art Gallery’s designated children’s space is On The Move, a free and interactive
A brand new festival, the Gondwana Festival, will celebrate the regeneration of World Heritage-listed rainforests following the
Wackadoo – we saw Bluey, for real life, LIVE on stage, and it was amazing. This never-seen before theatrical adaption of the
Sea Monsters - Prehistoric Ocean Predators The latest ticketed exhibition at the Queensland Museum is a travel back through time
Brisbane families need not venture far these September holidays for a tranquil bush camping experience that promises to flex your
Samford seemingly has it all for families: a fantastic kids' park and playground, Harry Potter-themed stores and a number of
Everyone loves an EKKA Strawberry Sundae! Maybe it is the knowledge that you are giving back to a good cause or maybe its the
Brisbane company Get Parked is launching a pop-up drive-in cinema in a vacant car park in Hendra and we are excited! The
If you haven’t been to Cirque Du Soleil in Brisbane then hopefully this review will answer most of your questions and give you
WhiteWater World on the Gold Coast, located right next to Dreamworld, has continues to release new water rides and slides that
For almost 40 years, Dreamworld at Coomera on the Gold Coast has been a popular theme park for families, with people travelling
If the idea of exploring an indoor riverbed or hanging out with animals by a cool watering hole is something you think your kids
‘I LOVE ART!!!” - my 6 year old exclaimed as we explored this immersive exhibition and I have to say, I absolutely
Riddle: I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am !? If you want to know the answer, head to
Most of us will have laughed as babies, even before we could speak, and laughter continues to bond us with our family and friends
Brisbane is an exciting and vibrant city to visit, with a vast array of sights and activities to delight kids and adults alike.
Next time you are looking for a family fun day out in Brisbane that offers up something for everyone, we suggest you look no
The Lifeline Bookfest is on again, with volunteers ready to welcome the crowds of bookworms that will soon descend upon the
It’s a scenario all too familiar to any parent of a Brisbane kid and one that, regardless if you are the adult or the child in
This January the stunning Sirromet Winery is once again hosting Slidapalooza over two jam-packed weekends. Come and see the lawn
Brisbane Kids may already be spoilt for choice these Christmas holidays but if you are looking for a fun, cheap and educational
On a recent Saturday morning, I bundled the kids in the car and took them into the city for a day of exploring; from the City
Long gone are the days of dragging unwilling children around the local shopping centre, warning them not to touch anything, and
Brisbane’s Oktoberfest is a fun-filled festival of food, entertainment, rides, stalls and more for all the family to
THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED SlapDash Galaxy is an out of this world adventure showing at The Ipswich Art Gallery these September
The event has now passed.  Rocks. Dinosaurs. Art. I challenge you to find a Brisbane Kid that hasn’t become completely
Is there anything more wondrous than to witness a child experience a moment of sheer delight and inspiration? When they go
DUCK Filing into the intimate Cremorne Theatre, the anticipation was palpable as excited children and carers took their
Putt putt, an imaginative play playground, giant lawn games and a jumping castle are just some of the fun things your kids will
It was a busy Friday afternoon when we left the gridlocked streets of Brisbane in favour of the open country roads, with a golden
Take a five-minute drive from the peanut capital of Queensland, Kingaroy, and you’ll find yourself at the Kingaroy Observatory,
The team at BrisBricks are busy building towards their big LEGO® Fan Expo for the year on October 5-7. Now in its seventh year
The colourful BrisAsia Festival, boasting more than 80 artistic and cultural events held in various locations across
If you are keen to get the family outside and entertained this Easter then a trip to the seaside suburb of Redcliffe could be
The birth of the Gold Coast Butterflies Hobby Farm Josephine Romeo’s love of gardening became a passion for butterflies
Leave your worries at the terminal and enjoy the short 10-minute ferry ride from Victoria Point over to beautiful Coochiemudlo
Due to extraordinary weather events, World Science Festival Brisbane 2022 will be online only. You can find the complete program
The World Science Festival Brisbane 2021 will be held from 24 - 28 March, and the program has been released with many free and
PLEASE NOTE: THE JANUARY 2019 SLIDEAPALOOZA HAS NOW FINISHED.  KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR MORE SLIDEAPALOOZA EVENTS COMING IN 2019.
Built for Speed is on again at Ipswich Art Gallery and it is easy to see why this is one of their most popular children's
Sunshine Coast, 23 November 2017: Sunshine Plaza today announced it has lodged a development application with Sunshine Coast
This destination article is sponsored by Visit Sunshine Coast The Sunshine Coast Hinterland is easily one of the most beautiful
There are a number of 3D and 4D cinemas in the Brisbane area, but now Redcliffe can boast about its newly opened 7D cinema -
Where the Wild Things Are is a magical mischievous name for a bookshop with books for every child from chamomile calm to wickedly
If you have ever ventured into Samford on Brisbane's North-side, you would know that the village is always peppered with curious
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PLANTING FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020***   Imagine, search, create, discover, celebrate,
There's a bear in there, and a chair as well.  There are people with games, and stories to tell.  Open wide.  Come inside.
Where can you tiptoe through the treetops and still be within an hour of Brisbane? There’s two day trip options for those that
Have you ever considered trying your hand at pumpkin rolling or pumpkin shot put? If so, this is the festival for you. Included
The Green Heart Fair is Brisbane’s biggest FREE bi-annual community and sustainability event.  The family-friendly fair
Did you know that the author P.L. Travers, who inspired the Disney movie Mary Poppins was actually a Queenslander? She was born
If you love fine food and great wine you can't miss Regional Flavours. Held at South Bank every July, it is Queensland's premiere
THIS EVENT HAS NOW PASSED This summer GOMA turns 10 and until April it is celebrating this milestone with an explosion of
This event has now passed This summer GOMA turns 10 and to celebrate this milestone the gallery has opened its doors and every
You will be forgiven for thinking you have stepped back in time to the Middle Ages as lords and ladies, knights and bishops,
THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHED The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre is about to be taken over by Peppa Pig and a
If your kids love the ocean and sea animals then it is worth the drive to Mooloolaba to visit Sea Life Sunshine Coast. Full of
The Gallery of Modern Art is turning 10, which is significant for families of Brisbane because it is an opportunity to highlight
If your child dreams of being able to fly like a superhero, you can make their wish come true at iFly indoor skydiving at
‘The Gabori Sisters: Gathering by the Sea’ is a fascinating and inspiring exhibition currently at the Children’s Art
The biggest annual event on the Brisbane calendar, the Ekka is ready for a massive event in 2020 with some exciting new additions
Every September (with the exception of 2020), Brisbane plays host to the Brisbane Festival, a spectacular festival of the arts
PLEASE NOTE: Mud World Cancelled: due to the severity of the drought conditions in QLD Nature Play have decided, with heavy
The dates for the Brisbane Festival have been confirmed as 4 - 26 September 2020. While it has been confirmed that the Sunsuper
Dates have been confirmed as 18 - 27 September 2020. The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers program for 2020 has not yet been released
Nestled within the school grounds of Northside Christian College is an oasis for parents, in the form of The Alley Cafe. This
Brisbane's number one snow attraction, Snow4Kids, is back for its 7th year! Snow4Kids is guaranteed to be hugely popular Winter
Camping at Charlie Moreland camping area This leafy camp ground, located in the Imbil State Forest, is approximately a two hour
The Woodford Folk Festival plays host to an aggregate audience of 132,000 at a dedicated 500-acre festival site known as
PLEASE NOTE :THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHED Gazillion Bubble Show at Out of the Box festival The Gazillion Bubble Show is showing at
Throughout January, the Workshops Museum in Ipswich is transformed into a Thomas and Friends extravaganza, sure to delight young
THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED. This year’s Myer Christmas Parade and Pantomime is packed full of fun for all the family to get
THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED. The State Library of Queensland is a must see for every Brisbane Kid aged 0-8 years and their
Get excited as the holiday favourite, Day Out With Thomas, returns during the Winter 2022 school holidays to the joy of Thomas
The Gold Coast is home to many unique attractions, including Tropical Fruit World in the Tweed region, not far from Kingscliff
THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHED QPAC presents Circa - Carnival of the Animals as part of QPAC's SummerSet in January 2016. CIRCA -
It’s time to dig out your Dirndl and Lederhosen and get ready to celebrate Australia’s largest German Festival, Oktoberfest
There are two major kite festivals in Brisbane each year, fortunately on the opposites sides of town, meaning they are accessible
THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHED. When asked to review the latest offering by the Ipswich Art Gallery this week there was very
The Wild State Gallery at the Queensland Museum We say it all the time.  How very fortunate our Brisbane Kids are to grow up
THIS EXHIBITION HAS NOW CLOSED. If you and your Brisbane Kids are exploring GOMA these school holidays then make sure you pop
South Bank Parklands, in Brisbane’s CBD is effectively one giant playground for kids of all sizes and abilities. Streets

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