Free School Holiday Activities in Brisbane

There are so many awesome kids’ events on in Brisbane these school holidays and the best news is that most of them are FREE!

We have gathered all the events on our calendar and added them below so you can just look through free events. This page will show today’s free events but you can just scroll to the next day if you want to find more free events on other days.

Other free focussed resources on our website include birthday freebies in Brisbane, free things to do and for the ultimate in a free activity head to our menu and check out our playground directory, list of day trips, outdoor trails and the category “fun things to do”

Our calendar has new events added to it every single day so check back often for updates and enjoy your school holidays with your kids.

Free School Holiday Activities For Kids

The Great and Grand Rumpus

State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Bank, Queensland

Imagine a world where one-eyed creatures can shoot laser beams and cows are taller than giraffes - in the land of imagined things at The Great & Grand Rumpus, anything […]

Free

Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane

Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane, QLD

Place, in Brisbane, is not a static thing. We are at a crucial point in Brisbane’s urban development, with extreme changes to the city predicted over the next decade. With […]

Free

Premier’s Reading Challenge 2022

At home QLD

The Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC) is an annual statewide initiative for state and non-state schools and home-educated students up to Year 9, and children enrolled in an early childhood centre […]

Free

Caboolture Festival

Various Caboolture Venues Caboolture, Qld

Caboolture and surrounds will be a hive of activity for the entire month of June 2022, with a jam-packed program set to bring live music, entertainment and family friendly events […]

Container for Change – Popper Rescue

No even (only online) Brisbane, QLD

You can save the Popper Patrol from falling into landfill and collect points on the new mobile game. Can you top the leaderboard? Don't forget to save your poppers at […]

Free

Chiharu Shiota- A Feeling

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank, QLD

‘A Feeling’ by artist Chiharu Shiota explores aspects of our inner worlds, including emotions, the soul and how to express abstract ideas. As part of the exhibition, visitors can watch […]

Free

Curiocity Brisbane

Various Brisbane locations Queensland

Curiocity Brisbane returns to transform Brisbane’s cultural heart into an interactive celebration of science, innovation and art from 24 June – 10 July 2022. A key pillar of World Science […]

Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

various Scenic Rim Farms and venues qld

Eat Local Week will be held from 25 June - 3 July and provide amazing opportunities to explore farms, try local produce and have fun in the beautiful Scenic Rim.  […]

Free Nature Play Passport

Brisbane City Council Environment Centres: Various

Have your kids got the latest edition of the Nature Play Passport? Bringing another round of epic nature-based missions, the latest edition features a new design and more locations to […]

Design your own diorama activity

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe, QLD

Dr. Elaine Katte has spent a lifetime collecting artwork, furniture and antique objects. Her collection became an expression of herself as she meticulously chose each piece and where to place […]

Free

Free Movies in Beenleigh Town Square

Beenleigh Town Square Cnr James Street and Kent Street , Brisbane, QLD

Beenleigh Town Square is hosting free movie nights once a month for all families to enjoy.   Coming up... Sing 2 - 9 July 5.30pm Tom and Jerry - 13 August 5.30pm Space Jam: A New Legacy - 10 September  5:30pm The Addams Family 2 - 8 October 6pm Alice Through the Looking Glass - […]

Free

Rebuild The World With LEGO

Robina Town Centre 19 Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina, QLD

With approximately 400 billion bricks circulating globally (that’s roughly 80 for every person on earth!) there’s no denying that LEGO is still the world’s hottest toy brand. And now, local […]

Free

Familiar Monsters

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine, QLD

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our […]

Free

Mighty Minibeasts

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

Celebrate the school holidays with a different insect activity each day at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Mighty Minibeasts School Holidays will feature a different bug each day with fun facts and a craft activity. Learn about bees and beekeeping plus see some live bees up-close on Thursday 7 July, with a local beekeeper in residence. […]

Free

Familiar Monsters

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine, QLD

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our everyday lives.    In the spirit of using art as medicine, du Potiers invites you to a special kind of wild rumpus at the gallery. Over two cycles of […]

Free

Mini Beasts

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

Learn about the hidden world of creepy crawlies in Minibeasts, a hands-on exhibition at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Minibeasts highlights the spectacular realm of insects, and celebrates all things that creep, crawl, wriggle, squirm, buzz and flutter! Minibeasts are creatures without either a backbone or an internal skeleton (invertebrate), and include beetles, butterflies, spiders, worms, […]

Free
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Recurring

Kids Collective at Roma Street Parkland

Roma Street Parkland Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD

Kids Collective’s school holiday program returns to Roma Street Parkland with free activities for children aged 5-12 years from 29 June - 8 July 2022. Activities:  Wednesday 29 June Interactive […]

Free
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Recurring

Pride Month Badge Making

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

June is International Pride Month, and it is a great time to celebrate and reflect on the challenges faced by LGBTQIA+ individuals and communities. To celebrate, visit Pine Rivers Heritage […]

Free
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Monsters unleashed fabric art workshop

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine, QLD

Discover your inner superhero through creativity. Join Inner Hero Art to develop healthy thinking habits and resilience through creativity and self-discovery. The big feelings in life can be overwhelming. In […]

Free

Mighty Minibeasts

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

Celebrate the school holidays with a different insect activity each day at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Mighty Minibeasts School Holidays will feature a different bug each day with fun facts and a craft activity. Learn about bees and beekeeping plus see some live bees up-close on Thursday 7 July, with a local beekeeper in residence. […]

Free

Familiar Monsters

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our […]

Free

Mini Beasts

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

Learn about the hidden world of creepy crawlies in Minibeasts, a hands-on exhibition at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Minibeasts highlights the spectacular realm of insects, and celebrates all things that creep, crawl, wriggle, squirm, buzz and flutter! Minibeasts are creatures without either a backbone or an internal skeleton (invertebrate), and include beetles, butterflies, spiders, worms, […]

Free

The Dark Room

Welcome to The Dark Room - a space to play with light, shadows and storytelling! Discover the development of the camera and the ways artists use photography to tell a […]

Free
8:00 am - 11:00 am Recurring

Kids Collective

South Bank Parklands Brisbane, QLD

Kids Collective boasts a series of specially curated children’s activities designed to entertain, educate and develop children; from musical play, to engaging craft workshops and more! Every Thursday in February and March 2022 workshops will be split into 30-45 minute sessions, taking place at 8:00am, 9:00am and 10:00am. Patrons can attend Kids Collective workshops by […]

Free
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Recurring

Kids Collective at Roma Street Parkland

Roma Street Parkland Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD

Kids Collective’s school holiday program returns to Roma Street Parkland with free activities for children aged 5-12 years from 29 June - 8 July 2022. Activities:  Wednesday 29 June Interactive […]

Free
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Recurring

Pride Month Badge Making

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

June is International Pride Month, and it is a great time to celebrate and reflect on the challenges faced by LGBTQIA+ individuals and communities. To celebrate, visit Pine Rivers Heritage […]

Free
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Secret hideout assemblage workshop

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine, QLD

Discover your inner superhero through creativity. Join Inner Hero Art to develop healthy thinking habits and resilience through creativity and self-discovery. You don’t have to be strong all the time. […]

Free

Mighty Minibeasts

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

Celebrate the school holidays with a different insect activity each day at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Mighty Minibeasts School Holidays will feature a different bug each day with fun facts […]

Free

Familiar Monsters

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine, QLD

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our […]

Free

The Dark Room

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe, QLD

Welcome to The Dark Room - a space to play with light, shadows and storytelling! Discover the development of the camera and the ways artists use photography to tell a […]

Free

Mini Beasts

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside, QLD

Learn about the hidden world of creepy crawlies in Minibeasts, a hands-on exhibition at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Minibeasts highlights the spectacular realm of insects, and celebrates all things that […]

Free
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Recurring

Kids Collective at Roma Street Parkland

Roma Street Parkland Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD

Kids Collective’s school holiday program returns to Roma Street Parkland with free activities for children aged 5-12 years from 29 June - 8 July 2022. Activities:  Wednesday 29 June Interactive […]

Free
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Recurring

World of Wonder Design Studio

Museum of Brisbane Lv 3, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Brisbane, QLD

Ever wanted to make your own special sparkling creation? Step into the shoes of a designer with this free pop-out activity! Visit Museum of Brisbane's World of Wonder Design Studio […]

Free

Free Movies in the Park

Little Bayside Park Manly Harbour Village, Corner Cambridge & Esplanade, Manly, QLD

Join Manly Harbour Village for their free monthly Movies in the Park event on the first SAturday of the month! Bring a folding chair, rug or cushion and settle in for a great evening’s entertainment. Pack a picnic or visit the nearby local Manly Harbour Village restaurants for a selection of delicious take-away options, from […]

Free

Familiar Monsters

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our […]

Free

The Dark Room

Welcome to The Dark Room - a space to play with light, shadows and storytelling! Discover the development of the camera and the ways artists use photography to tell a […]

Free

Mini Beasts

Learn about the hidden world of creepy crawlies in Minibeasts, a hands-on exhibition at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Minibeasts highlights the spectacular realm of insects, and celebrates all things that creep, crawl, wriggle, squirm, buzz and flutter! Minibeasts are creatures without either a backbone or an internal skeleton (invertebrate), and include beetles, butterflies, spiders, worms, […]

Free
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Recurring

World of Wonder Design Studio

Ever wanted to make your own special sparkling creation? Step into the shoes of a designer with this free pop-out activity! Visit Museum of Brisbane's World of Wonder Design Studio […]

Free

Mini Beasts

Learn about the hidden world of creepy crawlies in Minibeasts, a hands-on exhibition at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Minibeasts highlights the spectacular realm of insects, and celebrates all things that creep, crawl, wriggle, squirm, buzz and flutter! Minibeasts are creatures without either a backbone or an internal skeleton (invertebrate), and include beetles, butterflies, spiders, worms, […]

Free
6:00 am - 1:30 pm

Gold Coast Bravehearts 777 Marathon 2022

Broadwater Parklands Marine Parade, Southport, QLD

Australia’s iconic endurance event, the Bravehearts 777 Marathon, is back for its eighth year with a mission to encourage more Australians to take on the physical challenge and fundraise - […]

Free
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mary Poppins Festival- Day in the Park

The Mary Poppins Festival is back in 2022 with a one-day event, Day in the Park, that will take place on Sunday, 3 July 2022 from the new time of 9am - 3pm.   Sprinkled over the heart of Maryborough, the festival and its various activities will take place across Queens Park and Portside Heritage […]

Free
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Recurring

World of Wonder Design Studio

Ever wanted to make your own special sparkling creation? Step into the shoes of a designer with this free pop-out activity! Visit Museum of Brisbane's World of Wonder Design Studio […]

Free

Familiar Monsters

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our […]

Free

The Dark Room

Welcome to The Dark Room - a space to play with light, shadows and storytelling! Discover the development of the camera and the ways artists use photography to tell a […]

Free

Busy Bee Workshops

Ripley Town Centre 676-722 Ripley Road, Ripley, Queensland

Join us these school holidays for FREE hands-on fun! Hosted by Bee One Third, junior bee-enthusiasts can drop-in and create a seed bomb to grow bee-friendly flowers, or make a […]

Free

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