Places to Visit Santa in Brisbane

Santa reading his list

Where to go to see Santa in 2020

Santa will be taking his throne from early November at locations all across Brisbane, but as we all know this will look a little different this year. Whether it is for a photo socially distanced 1.5m from his throne, or just to let him know what tops their Christmas wish list this year, here are the best places for your Brisbane Kids to visit with the jolly man in the red suit in 2020. Be sure to scroll down to see all of the places to see Santa in your area of Brisbane.

We will be updating the events daily from now up until Christmas so make sure you check in regularly for new events! 

Christmas Events over Multiple Days

Free photos with Santa at Big W

Big W | Australia Wide, 7 & 8 November, 11am – 3pm

Head into your local Big W store and get a free Santa photo. Big W would like you to rest assured, yours and Santa’s safety is our highest priority and they have a number of measures in place to help you feel comfortable with this offer. As an alternative to a Santa photo, Big W are also offering a free family Christmas print you can order online. Details can be found at Big W Santa Photo Day 

Santa Visit’s The Farm

Granite Belt Christmas Farm| Applethorpe,  5- 20 December, 10am – 1pm Weekends only

 Santa will be visiting the Granite Belt Christmas Farm every weekend in December from 10am – 1pm! Bring your camera and capture the magic of Christmas with Santa! No Bookings required, just follow social distancing. Find out more here Santa Visits the Farm

Santa Selfies

David Jones Queens Plaza| Brisbane CBD,  3- 24 December, 12pm – 5pm, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday only

 Keep your eye out for Santa instore at David Jones Queens Plaza, as he wanders around taking selfies and offering special inside information on how he travels around the world in one night. Santa will be practicing physical distancing using a special photo prop to ensure the health and wellbeing of everyone he meets this Christmas.  Find out more here Santa Selfies

Santa on Tour

Various Ipswich Suburbs| Ipswich,  4- 6 and 11- 13 December, 4.30pm – 9pm

This year Santa and his helpers are taking Christmas to the suburbs to help spread the Christmas cheer. A socially distanced Santa, performers and characters will be popping up around Ipswich. The big blue double decker bus will be cruising Christmas lights locations and making surprise stops along the way. Find out more here Santa on Tour

Saturday 21 November

All About Handmade Christmas Market 

Moggill State School | Moggill, 1pm- 5pm

Get ready for a great afternoon of Christmas shopping at the All About Handmade Christmas Market. There will be over 40 stores selling everything from jewellery, candles, clothing, homewares, skincare, toys cards and lots more. All About Handmade Christmas Market details

The Rotary Club of Mt Gravatt’s Christmas Market and Carols

Mt Gravatt Showgrounds | Mt Gravatt, 4pm- 9pm

This fantastic family-friendly FREE event with kids’ activities, amusement rides, jumping castle, rock wall, face painting, Christmas gift stalls, street food, carols, live music, a Christmas movie and a visit from Santa is definitely not to be missed. The Rotary Club of Mt Gravatt’s Christmas Market and Carols details

Redcliffe Christmas Twilight Market

Redcliffe Parade | Redcliffe, 4pm – 9pm

Set up along the picturesque esplanade at Redcliffe, make sure you BYO Santa sack… because with over 200 stalls you’ll find it pretty hard not to treat yo’ elf with artisan handmade gifts, gourmet eats and drinks, Christmas cheer and decorations, live entertainment, fresh Christmas produce, kids activities and entertainment, a visit from Santa and fireworks.  Redcliffe Twilight Christmas Market details

Saturday 28 November

The Handmade Expo Christmas Market Ipswich 

Tulmur Place Precinct | Ipswich Central, 9am – 2pm

Come and join in the festivities of Christmas at this huge grand opening, with over 100 beautiful Handmade stalls, live music, food trucks, picnic areas, water play area, even Santa will be visiting with goodies for the children. The Handmade Expo Christmas Market details

Sunday 29 November

Caboolture Christmas Carols

Caboolture Centenary Lakes | Caboolture, 3pm- 8pm

This fantastic family-friendly FREE event with kids’ activities, carols, twilight markets, an appearance by Santa, food trucks, workshops and fireworks. Caboolture Christmas Carols details

Friday 4 December

Jingle All the Bay

Sandgate Town Centre | Sandgate, 6pm – 9pm

Enjoy shopping at the Christmas Market as well as live entertainment, a meet and greet with Santa, a winter wonderland laneway, Whoville themed area with entertainment, free kids activities, rides and a street parade. Jingle all the Bay details

Saturday 5 December

Nundah Christmas Twilight Market

Station Street | Nundah,  4pm – 10pm

From 4pm ’til 10pm you’ll be slinging gourmet eats and drinks, stuffing your Christmas stockings with unique, handmade gifts, shimmying to live music and tiring the kids out with elf-approved fun and a visit from Santa. Nundah Christmas Twilight Market details 

Sunday 6 December

Santa at the carols

North Lakes Christmas Carols

Kinsellas Park | North Lakes,  3pm – 8pm

Bring your best vocals and a blanket to spread out, relax and enjoy a magical evening including carols, free kids activities and workshops as well as some last-minute Christmas gift shopping at the twilight markets. North Lakes Christmas Carols details

Christmas Twilight Market Spectacular

Dunamis Church | Tanah Merah,  5pm – 7pm

Kicking off at 5pm, the markets will include stalls selling fresh produce, handcrafted gifts, boutique clothing and mouth-watering food. Plus the lighting of a 5ft Christmas tree, Christmas Carols by renowned Opera Singer Lisa Lockland-Bell and a special guest appearance by Santa. Christmas Twilight Market Spectacular details

Saturday 12 December

Flagstone Twilight Market and Community Carols

Flagstone State School | Jimboomba, 5pm – 8.30pm

Shop at the boutique and handmade market, eat from your favourite food truck and visit Santa while you sing-a-long to the festive Christmas carols. Please note tickets are required for the carols area and to meet Santa.  Flagstone Twilight Market and Community Carols details

Saturday 19 December

Christmas Carnival

Sandstone Point Hotel | Sandstone Point, 12pm – 8.30pm

Tis’ the season to be jolly and celebrate with a day full of festivities including markets, food stalls, kids rides, entertainment, Christmas carols, fireworks and of course a visit from Santa! Christmas Carnival details

If you know of somewhere Santa will be we haven’t listed on the website then please email us [email protected] and we will add it to the website OR you could save us a lot of time and simply submit it via the register event button on the front page of the website (top right hand side).

Make sure that you don’t miss any of the other fun and family-friendly Christmas events in Brisbane; take a look at our Brisbane Kids Guide to Christmas.


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