Brisbane Kids Guide to the Easter Holidays 2016

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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

APT8 Kids | GOMA, South Brisbane (21st November – 10th April (closed Good Friday), 10am-5pm)

Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour | Queensland Museum, South Brisbane (11th December – 10th April (closed Good Friday), 9.30am-5pm )

The Sound Of Music | QPAC, South Brisbane (11th March – 17th April)

Measure Island | Sciencentre, South Brisbane (26th March 2016 – 5th February 2017, 9am-5pm)

Medieval Manor | Queensland Museum (29th March – 8th April- weekdays only, 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm)

Sprouts In The Park: Art, Craft and Gardening | Roma Street Parklands (29th & 31st March, 5th & 7th April, 9.30am-11.30am)

Sprouts In The Park: Ginger Sport Soccer Clinics| Roma Street Parklands (29th & 30th March, 5th & 6th April, 1.30pm-3.30pm)

Build Your City LEGO Workshop | Museum of Brisbane (29th March – 10th April, 10am-5pm)

Concerto for Harmony and Presto | QPAC, South Brisbane (29th March – 2nd April, 10am and 12pm)

Sprouts In The Park: Boppin’ Babies | Roma Street Parklands (30th March, 1st, 6th and 8th April, 9.30am-11.30am)

Sprouts In The Park: YogaBaby | Roma Street Parklands (30th March, 1st, 6th and 8th April, 9.30am-11.15am)

Powerkids | Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm (Tuesdays only, 9am-12pm)

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

QSO: Superheroes | South Bank (1st and 2nd April, 10am and 11.30am)

Octonauts Live Stage Show | Queen Street Mall (6th -9th April, 11am, 12pm and 1pm)

Events on single days

Saturday 2nd April

Catch and Release Fishing Day for Children With a Disability | Roma Street Parklands, 12pm-4pm

Sunday 3rd April

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



Events on multiple days

Egg Eggstravaganza | Westfield Chermside (21st – 23rd March, 3.00pm-5.00pm)

Meet Alice and The Easter Bunny | Morayfield Shopping Centre (21st – 26th March, 10.00am-4.00pm)

Meet The Easter Bunny | Stafford City (24th and 26th March, 10.30am-1.30pm)

Meet The Easter Bunny | Lutwyche City (24th, 26th and 29th March,11am-2pm)

Bunny Burrow | Brookside Shopping Centre (24th and 26th March, 11am-1pm)

Disney Sunday Movies | New Farm Cinemas (every Sunday until 5th June)

North Brisbane Easter Festival | Mitchelton (25th and 26th March, 10am-7pm)

Strathpine Festival | Strathpine Centre (25thMarch – 3rd April, 11am-8pm)

Interactive Kids Zone | Westfield North Lakes (29th March – 2nd April, 11am-2pm)

Holding the Fort | Fort Lytton National Park (29th -31st March and 5th -7th April, 10am-12.30pm)

The Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty  | Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm (1st and 2nd April)

Ice Age Live : A Mammoth Adevture | Brisbane Entertainment Centre (1st -3rd April)

Kids Holiday Activities | Caboolture Historical Village (29th & 30th March, 5th and 6th April, 9.30am-12.30pm)

Hoot and Hootabelle Craft Workshop | Brookside Shopping Centre (29th March -2nd April, 10am-1pm)

Mighty Marvel Stage Show | Peninsular Fair (29th March -2nd April, 11am and 1pm)

Easter Craft Zone | Kippa Ring Shopping Centre (29th March – 4th April, 10am-1pm)

Active Kids Park Sessions | various Moreton Bay Parks (29th March -8th April)

WaterWorld Central | Sandstone Point Hotel (4th -10th April)

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

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

Superhero Movie Mania| Peninsular Fair (4th – 8th April, 10am)

Hoot and Hootabelle Owl Playdate Live Show | Brookside Shopping Centre (4th-8th April, 11am and


Bring Out Your Inner Designer | Homemaker Fortitude Valley (4th-10th April, 10am-2pm)

Paw Patrol Live Show | Toombul Shopping Centre (5th – 9th April, 11am  and 1pm)

Events on single days

Saturday 19th March

Easter Bunny Show & Picnic | Aspley Hypermarket, 10am-11am

Thursday 24th March

Bluewater Festival: Bayfire Night | Shorncliffe Pier -Shorncliffe, 4pm-9pm

Easter Egg Hunt | Aspley Hypermarket, 4.30pm-7.30pm

Friday 25th March

The Bluewater Festival and Shorncliffe Pier Opening | Shorncliffe, from 9am

The Sails Festival | Suttons Beach-Redcliffe, 9am-4pm

Saturday 26th March

The Mad Hatters Tea Party | Peninsular Fair,Kippa Ring,10am-1pm

Meet The Easter Bunny | Peninsular Fair,Kippa Ring,10am-1pm

Evening at Hogwarts | Paddington, 1.30pm-7pm

Sunday 27th March

Easter Sunday Family Fun Day | Victoria Park Golf Course, 9am-1pm

Stones Corner Easter Family Fun Days | Stones Corner, 10am-6pm

Sensory Ten Pin Bowling | Morayfield, 2.30pm

Monday 28th March

Redlands  Easter Family Festival | Cleveland Showgrounds, 10am-3pm

Tuesday 29th March

Indigenous Games | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 10am-2pm

Bugs in the Gardens | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 10am-2pm

Junior Wildlife Keeper | The Gap, 10.30am-2.30pm

Wednesday 30th March

Spurtopia Workshop | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 9.30am-1.30pm

Thursday 31st March

Billy’s Birthday Bash and Marvelous Marsupials | The Gap, 9.15am-11.15am

Billy’s Birthday Bash and Joey Ranger Story time  | The Gap, 10am-11.15am

Pollinate or Perish Workshop | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 10.00am-2.00pm

Bam Cubby Boo Workshop | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 10.00am-2.00pm

Friday 1st April

Print Making | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 1.00pm-3.00pm

Nature Play Adventures | The Gap, 9.30am-11am

Saturday 2nd April

Superhero Sunday | Doomben Racecourse, 11am-5pm

Arana Hills Annual Rodeo | Eatons Hill, from 2pm

Where The Wild Things Are | The Gap, 10am-12pm

Puppets and Play | Stafford, 2pm-4pm

Sunday 3rd April

Shoot for the Stars Pottery and Adventure Walk | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 10.00am-12.00pm

Monday 4th April

Gaudi Mosaic Clay Lizards | Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha, 10.00am-12.00pm

Junior Ranger | The Gap, 9.30am-12pm

Tuesday 5th 4th April

Ginger Sport and Bobbin’ Babies Easter Activities | Paddington, 10am -11am

Ginger Sport and Bobbin’ Babies Easter Activities | Ascot, 3.30pm-5pm

Wednesday 6th April

Bugs Alive! | The Gap, 9.30am-12pm

Friday 8th April

Wildlife at Night | The Gap, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Saturday 9th April

Ramp Up: Moreton Skateboard Titles | Morayfield, 9am-10.30am

South Brisbane Easter Fun

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Events on multiple days

April in Wonderland | Hyperdome Shopping Centre (20th March – 14th April)

Meet The Easter Bunny | Beenleigh Marketplace (21st – 26th March (excluding Good Friday)

Easter Maze and Craft Village | Westfield Carindale, (21st – 26th March (excluding Good Friday)

Meet The Easter Bunny | Capalaba Park (21st – 26th March (excluding Good Friday), 10am-1pm)

Safari Zoo Adventure | Capalaba Central (23rd March -8th April)

Questacon Fascinating Science Exhibition | Westfield Garden City (26th March – 10th May, 10am-3pm)

OzHarvest Cookie Decorating | Westfield Garden City (28th March – 10th April, 10am-2pm)

I am an Avenger Playzone | Capalaba Park Shopping Centre (29th March – 2nd April)

Club CSI Workshop | Calamvale Central (29th March – 2nd April, 10am-1pm)

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

Build-a-Bear Workshops | Westfield Carindale ( 4th -10th April, 10am-11am)

Ginger Sport Workshops | Calamvale Central (4th -8th April, 11am, 11.30am and 12pm)

The Jungle Book Live Show | Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown (4th -8th April, 11am and 1pm)

Snoopy Activity Centre | Beenleigh Marketplace (4th -8th April, 10am-1pm)

Johnny The Jester | Victoria Point Shopping Centre (4th -9th April, 11am and 1pm)

Shrinky Dink Workshop | Park Village- Middle Park (4th, 6th and 8th April, 10am-1pm)

Lego Building Challenge | Sunnybank Plaza (4th -9th April)

Cookie Making Workshop | Redbank Plaza (4th -9th April, 10am-1pm)

Nerf HQ | Indooroopilly Shopping Centre (5th – 9th April, 11am-3pm)

Jungle Animal Masks | Mt Gravatt Plaza (5th – 9th April, 10am-12pm)

CSI Rookie Training | Forest Lake Shopping Centre (5th – 9th April, 10am-2pm)

Marvel Green Machine Show | Capalaba Park Shopping Centre (5th -9th April, 11am and 1pm daily)

The Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty  | The Logan Entertainment Centre (7th and 8th April)

Build A Robot Workshops | Westfield Carindale (9th and 10th April, 11.30am)

Events on single days

Saturday 26th March

Meet The Easter Bunny and Easter Craft| Underwood Marketplace, 10am-2pm

Meet The Easter Bunny | Park Village, Middle Park, 10am-2pm

Meet The Easter Bunny | Sunnybank Hills Shopping Centre, 10am-1pm

Easter Eggstravaganza | Westfield Garden City, 10am-12pm

Sunday 27th March

Easter Family Fun Day | Sirromet Winery, Mount Cotton, 10am-4pm

Tuesday 29th March

Eco Drama| Karawatha, 2pm-4pm

Wednesday 30th March

Clay Critter Adventure Walk| Karawatha, 2pm-4pm

Thursday 31st March

ACTivate Games| Karawatha, 2pm-4pm

Friday 1st April

Flying Origami| Karawatha, 2pm-4pm

Sunday 3rd April

Indigikids Club | Indigiscapes, Capalaba, 9am-11am

Family Fun Day | Daisy Hill Koala Centre, Daisy Hill, 10am-2pm

Tuesday 4th April

Karawatha Forest Adventure Walk | Karawatha, 2pm-4pm

Nature Detectives | Priestdale, 8.30am-10.30am

Friday 8th April

Nature Detectives | Priestdale, 8.30am-10.30am

Saturday 9th April

Connect to Your Creek Week Activity | Cleveland, 9am-1pm


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Events on multiple days

Meet The Easter Bunny | Booval Fair (23rd, 24th, and 26th March)

Kids Go Wild | Queens Park, Ipswich (30th and 31st March, 6th and 7th April)

Loco- Motion | The Workshop Rail Museum, Ipswich (26th March – 10th April, 9.30am-4pm)

Paw Patrol Live | Redbank Plaza  (29th March – 3rd April, 11am-1.30pm )

Swamp Juice | Ipswich Art Gallery (29th March – 9th April)

Piggy Bank Decorating | Booval Fair (29th March -2nd April, 10am-2pm)

Active Breaks | Ipswich (29th March -10th April)

Nature Breaks | Ipswich (2nd, 9th & 10th April)

Mad Hatter Maze | Grand Plaza (4th -10th April, 10am-4pm)

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

David Hamilton Puppet Show | Booval Fair (5th -9th April, 11am and 1pm)

Ipswich Festival | Various Ipswich locations (7th -29th April)

Events on single days

Wednesday 6th April

Toy Making Workshop | Ipswich Central, 10am-11am

Thursday 7th April

LED Lanterns Workshop | Ipswich Central, 10am-11am

Saturday 9th April

Movies in the Park : Tomorrowland | Booval, 7pm-9pm


The Australian Ballet- Storytime Ballet Sleeping Beauty

Events on multiple days

Australian Street Entertainment Championships | Surfers Paradise (25th -28th March)

Easter Celebrations | Australia Zoo, Beerwah (25th – 27th March)

School Holiday Fun- Fossil Hunt| Australia Zoo, Beerwah (28th March – 10th April)

The Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty  | The Arts Centre, Gold Coast (29th and 30th March)

The Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty | The Events Centre, Caloundra (5th April)

Events on single days

Sunday 27th March

Easter Eggstravaganza | Sanctuary Cove,  10am-4pm

Easter Sunday Eggstravaganza | Sandstone Point Hotel

Sunday 3rd April

Sensory Aqua Fun | Twin Waters, 9am-10am

Sunday 10th April

Felton Food Festival | Felton, 10am-4pm

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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