New Year’s Eve for kids in Brisbane 2019 – 2020

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Where to find the best New Year’s Eve events for families in Brisbane this year.

New Year’s Eve in Brisbane doesn’t have to be all about staying up till past midnight. The host of kid friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations on the Brisbane calendar provide a wonderful opportunity to involve your Brisbane Kids in the festivities, with many events starting earlier in the evening to cater for families. We’ve gathered all of the best Brisbane New Year’s Eve events from our calendar here for you to find one that suits your family the best. Please click on the links in each event for further information.

The complete list of events on New Year’s Eve for kids in Brisbane 2019-2020

Bribie Island | NYE 2019 Community Event @ Brennan Park | 12noon – 9pm -Have fun at Bribie Island NYE 2019 Community Event where the whole family can have fun fun  at Brennan Park from 12 noon with Markets and Food Trucks/Stalls plus:  4pm Free Face-painting 4pm Free jumping Castles 4pm Free Music Entertainment 8.30pm NYE Countdown and LASER LIGHT SHOW. For more information click here 

Chermside | New Year’s Eve Fireworks | 9pm- Make your end of 2019 celebrations a family friendly affair this year and enjoy your New Year’s Eve with a free fireworks show, under The Dome, Level 2, Dining Precinct at Westfield Chermside. For more information click here 

Ipswich| New Year’s Eve| – 9.30pm – This amazing family friendly event boasts  free kids rides, food stalls,  live music, face painting, a Sesame Street and Angry Birds Show, Peebo the Magic Clown and the Redtie Band. For more information click here 

Manly | New Year’s Eve Movie in the Park |4pm – 9pm – Head along to Little Bayside Park and watch a movie in the park on New Year’s Eve. The Greatest Showman will screen at 7pm. Bring a folding chair, rug or cushion and settle in for a great evening’s entertainment. Food available for purchase from 4pm. For more information click here 

North Lakes | New Year’s Eve Kids Fun |3pm – 6pm – Join Westfield North Lakes New Years Eve for a night of food and free fun for the kids with face painting, balloon twisting and a live DJ.. For more information click here 

Portside | NYE Fireworks | 8.30pm and Midnight – Family Friendly Fireworks at both 8.30pm and midnight, plus live music and a decadent dessert bar. For more information click here 

Springfield Central| NYE 2019: Let’s Celebrate @ Robelle Domain Parklands | 5pm – 9pm.  Bring your family and friends along to Robelle Domain Parklands, Springfield Central and celebrate with the community on December 31, 2019. Festivities kick off at 5pm with live music, carnival rides, food stalls and close a with special finale at 9pm. For more information click here 

Sandstone Point Hotel | 12 noon – midnight – Celebrate New Years Eve with  food stalls, kids rides, live music, entertainment and more. Of course the highlight will be Moreton Bay’s first ever JET PACK LASER SHOW SPECTACULAR! Get ready for two shows with an acrobatic performer powered by over 1,000 kilos of thrust! Enjoy the latest in European full-colour efficient laser technology! This will be a laser show unlike any other that will be remembered well into the new year!  For more information click here 

South Bank | New Year’s Eve Fireworks @ South Bank | 8:30pm and midnight – Get your spot early for this ever-popular New Year’s Eve event! A great vantage point for the fireworks at 8:30pm and midnight. Each show will last for 10 minutes. plus there will be food trucks onsite- arrive early to ensure a good view! For more information click here 

Victoria Point | New Year’s Eve @Lakeside | 5pm-9.30pm  – Celebrate the start of 2020 with the High Street Markets featuring 60+ Market Stalls with fabulous foods and great shopping, free entertainment, magic shows, the Comedy Circus, and fun for all.  Plus there will be a fantastic free Fireworks show over the lake at the child friendly time of 9pm. For more information click here 

Woodford| Woodford Kids Festival | 27 December – 1 January from 8am – 5pm daily (note:  Woodford Folk festival operates beyond these hours)  Spread across eight venues and tucked away just inside the Welcome Gate, the Children’s Festival invites young minds to engage in activities and performances ranging from arts and crafts like origami and making wallets out of recycled materials, circus workshops and belly dancing, to learning about insects, understanding native wildlife and exploring musical techniques. For more information click here 

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New Year’s Eve for kids on the Gold Coast 2019-2020

Surfer’s Paradise | New Year’s Carnival | 3pm-Midnight – The carnival’s awe-inspiring fireworks finale on New Year’s Eve is renowned as one of Queensland’s best displays of cutting-edge pyrotechnic magic, with three separate shows igniting the beach and riverside precinct in celebration for both families and late-night revellers to enjoy. Fireworks will be at 8pm. 10pm and midnight. For more information click here 

Events on New Year’s Eve for kids on the Sunshine Coast 2019-2020

Caloundra | New Years Eve Celebrations | From 4pm-9.30pm – Kings Beach will be the place to be for families celebrating New Years Eve this year on the Sunshine Coast as Lions Park and Ampitheatre host  kids rides, yummy food and drink stalls, face painters, children’s entertainment, How To Train Your Dragon Hidden World on the big screen, and some great live entertainment before a fireworks finale at 9.30pm. For more information click here 

Mooloolaba | New Year’s Eve Celebrations | from 4pm – Live music and entertainments, rides, kid’s activities, yummy food and drink. The first spectacular fireworks show will be held at 8:30pm and, for all the party animals, another will be held at midnight. For more information click here 


 All of us at Brisbane Kids wish you all the very best for 2020 and hope you enjoy celebrating New Year’s Eve with your Brisbane Kids and family.

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