Brisbane Kids Guide to the Easter Holidays 2017

The Complete List of Fun Easter Holiday Activities in Brisbane

There are so many kids’ Easter Holiday events in Brisbane this year!  We have gathered the most exciting Easter Holiday events in Brisbane and put them in one list divided by suburbs for your convenience. While most events on our list are free, some events may cost money to participate in, but they are totally worth a visit with your Brisbane Kids. Bookings may be required for some events, so please click through to the event details for more information.

We will continue to add to this list right up to and including the school holidays.

We hope you enjoy your Easter!



Events on multiple days

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | Brisbane Arts Theatre (1st April – 10th June)

Wild State Gallery | Queensland Museum (Permanent exhibition) closed Good Friday

Sugar Spin: You, Me Art and Everything | GOMA (3rd December – 17th April) closed Good Friday

Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir (aka Shoppy): Mirror Mirror | GOMA (19th November – 17th April) closed Good Friday

Nusra Latif Qureshi: Enchanted Spaces | GOMA (3rd December – 17th April) closed Good Friday

Kate Beynon : Friendly Beasts | GOMA (1st April – 22nd October)- closed Good Friday

Hadron Collider | Queensland Museum, South Brisbane (9th December – 25th April (closed Good Friday), 9.30am-5pm )

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom Live Shows | Queen Street Mall (1st – 9th April)

Mathamazing | Sciencentre, South Brisbane (1st April – 3rd September, 9am-5pm) closed Good Friday

Creative Kids Brisbane School Holiday Art Program | West End (1st – 30th April)

Cute as a Button! Badge Making Workshop | Museum of Brisbane (3rd – 9th April)

Animal Academy Holiday Program | Queensland Museum, South Brisbane (3rd – 9th April)

Cyanotype Workshop for Kids | Museum of Brisbane (3rd – 7th April)

The 13 Storey Treehouse | QPAC (5th – 9th April)

Mariner Days | Maritime Museum (5th – 7th April)

Easter in the Olden Day | Museum of Brisbane (11th – 17th April – closed Good Friday – 10am – 4pm)

Little Days Out | South Bank ( Thursdays only, 9am-1pm)

Paw Patrol! Race To The Rescue | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (13th – 15th April)

Live Large Festival | South Bank (15th and 16th April)

Events on single days

Saturday 1st April

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Live in Concert | BCEC, South Brisbane, 1.30pm and 7.30pm

BCO’s Kiddies Cushion Concert | Red Hill (2.30pm – 3.30pm)

Sunday 2nd April

Steam Train Sunday | Roma Street Station, 10.15am and 11.40am

Little Princess High Tea | Shingle Inn City Hall, 10am – 12pm

Friday 7th April

A Night at the Museum | Queensland Museum 5pm – 8pm

Saturday 8th April

QAGOMA Teens National Youth Week Workshop | QAGOMA, 1.30pm – 4pm

Thursday 13th April

Little Days Out: Easter Eggs-travaganza | South Bank Parklands, 9am – 1pm

Saturday 16th April

Livespark: Francesca de Valence and Double Happiness.| Powerhouse Brisbane,  3.30pm – 5.30pm



Events on multiple days

Environment Centres Events & Activities | Various Brisbane Locations (1st – 14th April)

Soccer in the Easter Holidays with Ginger Sport | Various Brisbane Locations (1st – 13th April)

The Lost Village Workshop | Stafford City (3rd – 8th April, 10am – 2pm)

Easter Bunny Stage Show Plus Meet and Greet | Brookside Shopping Centre (10th – 15th April, 10am – 12pm)

Wizarding World Workshops | The Gap (7th and 8th April, 9am – 5.15pm)

Strathpine Festival | Strathpine Centre (1st – 17th April, 11am-8pm)

Smurf’s Meet and Greet and Activity Workshops| Strathpine Centre (1st – 15th April, 11am-2pm)

Holding the Fort | Fort Lytton National Park (4th – 6th and 11th – 13th April, 10am-12.30pm)

Kids Holiday Activities | Caboolture Historical Village (4th, 5th, 11th and 12th 6th April, 9.30am-12.30pm)

Active Holidays | various Moreton Bay Parks (1st – 13th April)

WaterWorld Central | Sandstone Point Hotel (1st – 9th April)

Chill Out: School Holiday Activities | Various Brisbane Locations (4th -16th April)

Kids Dig It! Stone Age Family Fun Week | Abbey Museum, Caboolture (4th-8th April, 9.30am- 3pm)

Easter Biscuit Making Workshop | Brookside Shopping Centre (3rd-8th April, 10am, 11am and 12pm)

QAGOMA Art Pop- Up For Kids | North Lakes Westfield (8th – 17th April, 10am – 3p

Easter Bunny Drawing Workshop | Stafford City Shopping Centre  (10th – 15th April, 10am – 2pm)

North Brisbane Easter Festival 2017  | Wests Mitchelton Rugby League Football Club (14th and 15th April, 10am – 9pm)

Victoria Park Bistro Celebrates Easter Weekend 2017 | Victoria Park Gold Course (15th and 16th April, 10am-4pm)

Events on single days

Saturday 1st April 

Family Fun Day | Deception Bay PCYC , 9am – 1pm

Big Hero 6 : Movie in the Park | Redcliffe Youth Space, 5pm – 8pm

Hunt for the Wilderpeople : Movie in the Park | North Habour, Burpengary, 6.30pm- 9pm

Wednesday 5th April

Caboolture Wizarding World Workshops | Caboolture Hub, 9.30am – 3.30pm

Saturday 8th April

Bongaree Easter Egg Hunt | Brennan Park, Bribie Island, 9am – 10.30am

Sunday 9th April

Free Easter Egg Hunt | Teralba Park, Everton Park, 9am – 12pm

Friday 14th April

Festival of Sails | Suttons Beach, 9am – 4pm

Easter Family Fun Day | Morayfield, 10am – 7pm

Bluewater Festival Friday | Shorncliffe, 9am – 8pm

Saturday 15th April

Narangba Easter Egg Hunt:  | Narangba ,9am – 10.30am.

Sunday 16th April

Easter Sunday Eggstravaganza Sandstone Point Hotel, | Sandstone Point, from 9.30am.


South Brisbane Easter Fun

Easter Bunny

Events on multiple days

QAGOMA Art Pop- Up For Kids | Carindale Westfield (30th – 7th April, 10am – 3pm)

Environment Centres Events & Activities | Various Brisbane Locations (1st – 14th April)

Soccer in the Easter Holidays with Ginger Sport | Various Brisbane Locations (1st – 13th April)

KRANK: School Holiday Activities | Logan Region (1st – 8th April)

Star Wars Immersive Zone | Capalaba Central (3rd – 15th April closed Good Friday, 10am – 2pm)

Smurfs Workshops and Meet and Greet | Capalaba Park (3rd – 7th April, 10am – 1pm)

Easter School Holiday Craft Workshops | Alexandra Hills Shopping Centre (3rd-7th and 10th – 15th, excluding Good Friday,10am – 2pm)

Easter Craft | Arndale Shopping Centre, Springwood (4th – 8th April, 10.30am – 1.30pm)

2017 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships | Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler (9th – 13th April)

Ocean Life Education and Craft | Westfield Garden City (3rd – 9th April, 10.30am – 2.30pm)

Chill Out: School Holiday Activities | Various Brisbane Locations (4th -16th April)

Dora’s Dance Party| Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown (3rd – 10th April, 11am and 1pm)

Ukulele Workshops | Park Village- Middle Park (3rd, 5th and 7th April, 10am-1pm)

Lego Building Challenge | Sunnybank Plaza (3rd – 8th April)

Easter Egg Cup Decorating | Calamvale CEntral (3rd – 8th April, 10am – 1pm)

Meet the Cadbury Easter Bunny | Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown (10th – 15th April, 10am – 1pm)

Kung Fu Panda Workshop | Capalaba Park (10th – 15th April, 10am – 1pm)

Easter Craft | Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown (10th – 15th April, 10am – 2pm)

Easter Craft | Park Village (11th, 13th and 15th April, 10am – 1pm)

Events on single days

Saturday 1st April

Connecting Our Communities : Yarrabilba and Logan Village Family Fun Day | St Clares Primary School, 10am – 2pm

Sunday 2nd April

RSPCA Easter Markets | RSPCA Wacol, 10am – 4pm

Tuesday 4th April

Garmin Kids Easter Egg Hunt Qld | Rocks Riverside Park, 9am – 10.30am

Mini Teepee with Recycled Materials Workshop | Redlands Art Gallery, 10am – 12pm

Wednesday 5th April

Youth Week: Youth Spark Fest| George Clayton Park, Manly, 4pm – 7.30pm

Saturday 8th April

UQ Biodiversity Roadshow | Wellington Point, 12pm – 3pm

Youth Week: Twilight Vibes | Mt Gravatt PCYC, 4pm – 8pm

Sunday 9th April

Easter Family Fun Day | Perth Street Park, Camp Hill, 9am – 1pm

Sunday 16th April

Easter Family Fun Day @ Sirromet Winery | Mount Cotton, 10am – 3.30pm


Outback Safari

Events on multiple days

A Room for Wild Animals | The Workshops Rail Museum (25th February – 26th November, 9.30am – 4pm)

Outback Safari | The Workshops Rail Museum (1st – 17th April, 9.30am – 4pm)

Towers of Tomorrow | Ipswich Art Gallery (25th March – 9th July)

Active Breaks | Ipswich (1st – 13th April)

Switch Bricks | Booval (3rd – 8th April, 9am-4pm)

Bunny Pot Workshop | Booval Fair (3rd – 7th April, 10am – 1pm)

Woodland Creature or Bunny Headpiece Workshop | Booval Fair (10th – 13th April, 10am – 1pm)

Events on single days

Saturday 8th April

Grandchester Express Steam Train | The Workshops Rail Museum, 10am – 12.30pm

Easter Egg Hunt | Booval Fair, 10am – 1pm


Painted eggs

Events on multiple days

2017 Bleach Festival Jr Program – Here I Am | Robina Town Centre (1st – 15th April)

Easter Long Weekend @ Aussie World | Palmview (14th – 17th April, 10am – 5pm)

Australian Street Entertainment Championships | Surfers Paradise (14th -17th April, 9am – 8pm)

Events on single days

Saturday 1st April

Seafire | Surfers Paradise, 7pm – 9pm

Tuesday 11th April

Wizarding World Workshops, | Toowoomba, 9.30am – 3.30pm

Sunday 16th April

Easter Eggstravaganza, | Sanctuary Cove, 10am – 3pm

If you love this list then you will love our list of venues where you can meet the Easter Bunny this year and don’t forget to check out our Brisbane Kids Event Calendar

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