Brisbane Events Calendar

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Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators

Queensland Museum Corner of Grey & Melbourne Streets, South Bank

While dinosaurs may have ruled the land, giant marine reptiles hunted the depths of the sea.   The Sea Monsters exhibition combines real fossils from millions of years ago, gigantic replicas including a 13m long Elasmosaurus and 9m Prognathdon, 180-degree immersive video that puts you right inside the action, hands-on interactives and much more.   […]

The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire

QAGOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

Discover a whole new perspective of The Motorcycle. Get your motor running… ‘The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire’ opens the throttle on the ground-breaking designs that shaped one of the most iconic objects the world has ever seen. Featuring radical concepts, record breakers and road icons, the fully-immersive exhibition showcases 100 of the greatest motorcycles ever […]

Shadow Makers

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave , Redcliffe

There are shadows all around us Some are big, and others are small Some move mysteriously, while others sit still All shadows appear with shining light and disappear in deep darkness What does your shadow look like? Does it have a story to tell? Explore the magic of light and shadow in Shadow makers. Enjoy […]

Free

Big Voices: Children’s Art Matters Exhibition

State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Bank

Big Voices celebrates the power of children to express themselves through art and features paintings and drawings from the renowned Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM Children’s Art Archive. Showcasing beautiful and thought-provoking artwork by children from Queensland, Vietnam and China, Big Voices takes you on a journey into these young artist's worlds, to see how they […]

Free - booking recommended

The Storytellers

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

Step into The Storytellers and uncover the hidden histories, myths and tales of Brisbane as told by the contemporary writers of our city. Featuring new stories by Victoria Carless, Simon Cleary, Matthew Condon, Trent Dalton, Nick Earls, Benjamin Law, Hugh Lunn, Kate Morton and Ellen van Neerven, The Storytellers creates an immersive and interactive experience combining historical objects, artworks, and written […]

Free

On The Move

Ipswich Art Gallery d'Arcy Doyle Place (between Brisbane and Limestone Streets), Ipswich

Head along to On The Move and enter an interactive transport world created in collaboration with illustrator James Gulliver Hancock at the Ipswich Art Gallery.  Along the way you’ll discover fascinating facts about different modes of transport and types of vehicles. Construct a paper plane and see how it flies, and build a vehicle of […]

Free

Easter Candyland Putt Putt

Victoria Park 309 Herston Road , Brisbane

Make your Easter eggs-tra special and have the ultimate sugar hit at Victoria Park’s Easter Candyland Putt Putt. For the first time ever, Victoria Park are dressing the course up as a magical Candyland where you can play amongst giant ice-creams, Easter eggs and lollipops! With special themed holes like the Fairy Floss Fairway and […]

Now is the Time: Kids on Tour at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside

Create your own climate change placards, make a bespoke protest T-shirt design, vote for what you care about, and share your climate message on collaborative drawing sheets. Drop-in to enjoy a range of hands-on art-making activities encouraging us to reflect on climate change and the environment. Developed by contemporary Australian artist Raquel Ormella in collaboration […]

Free

PJ Masks Stop the Marine Mayhem at SEA LIFE

Sea Life Mooloolaba Parkyn Parade,, Mooloolaba

It’s time to be a hero! During the April school holidays, PJ Masks are diving into SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast for the first time with an Aquarium adventure. The night-time baddies have stolen the Aquarium’s animals and caused marine mayhem! Kids can join Catboy, Owlette and Gecko on the Creature Kidnap Trail to spot the […]

Birds of Paradise

Paradise Centre 2 Cavill Ave, Sufers Paradise

The birds are circling and will nest at Paradise Centre these school holidays bringing flocks of entertainment, colourful photo opportunities, gift card giveaways and free activities for the whole family. Swooping into the heart of Surfers Paradise from Friday 2 to Sunday 18 April 2021, Birds of Paradise will see roving performers, in-centre promotions, epic […]

Free

School Holidays at Toombul

Toombul Shopping Centre 1015 Sandgate Rd, Toombul

There’s no better place to spend school holidays than Upstairs at Toombul. Head to Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq, a dazzling circus-themed playground located in Toombul Shopping Centre's UPSTAIRS food and entertainment precinct and purchase yourself some sanity with their Fun Bundles. For $40 (RRP $80), you’ll get: - 90min of unlimited games, dodgem cars and […]

Easter school holidays at The Discovery Centre

Queensland Museum Corner of Grey & Melbourne Streets, South Bank

Explore more during the Easter school holidays at the Discovery Centre! Celebrate all things Sea Monsters from giant crab claws to tiger shark jaws. Investigate fossil finds from our ancient past or what we find on sea shores, today. The Discovery Centre is a hive of interaction – see amazing collections, ask questions, open drawers, view […]

Free

Circus Train

The Workshops Rail Museum North Street, North Ipswich

Roll up! Roll up! Come to The Workshops Rail Museum these April school holidays. The Circus Train is coming back into town this April school holidays. Grab the kids, your tickets and get onboard for the chance to see some of Queensland’s circus train history, have fun in action alley and see our real life […]

**CANCELLED**Free Slip & Slide Giant Inflatable Waterslide

Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre Crn Downs St and The Terrace , Ipswich

Calling all Thrill-Seekers! Come and ride Riverlink's  25m giant inflatable water slide, plus enjoy garden games and a water mist zone for the little ones. Slide participants must be a minimum 110cm in height and over 4 years of age. All slide participants must bring their own towel and a change of clothes. Changing areas […]

Free

Scavenger Hunt & Outdoor Nature Play

IndigiScapes, Capalaba Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba. Onsite parking available, Redlands

Grab your detectives hat and join the hunt at IndigiScapes Scavenger Hunt & Outdoor Nature Play during the school holiday.   Download the iNaturalist App onto your phone and you'll be ready to join all of the fun of the scavenger hunt.    Once you have explored the Discovery Centre, head outdoors for more fun […]

Free

Free Mini Golf

Indooroopilly Shopping Centre 322 Moggill Rd, Indooroopilly

Have a ball at the free 6 hole mini golf course at Indooroopilly Shopping centre these school holidays. Challenge your friends, family or foes to take on the fruitiest of obstacles and see who will be crowned winner. It’s free, fun and suitable for ages 5+. There’s late night sessions on Thursday nights too for […]

Free

Brisbane Youth Week

Various Brisbane locations Brisbane

Get ready to celebrate Brisbane Youth Week on 10-18 April!   Kick off the week with a live performance this Saturday by the finalists of The QUBE Effect 2021. Then try paddle boarding, photography and art classes, or even learn how to start your own podcast.   Learn more about the celebrations and all the […]

Queensland Youth Week Moreton Bay

Various Moreton Bay Region Venues and Parks Qld

Youth Week is an annual celebration of young people from 12 to 25 years of age. This year, celebrations will be held from 10 to 18 April 2021. Youth Week provides an opportunity for our community to celebrate young people as they showcase their talents, participate in events and share their points of view. Youth […]

Kids Dig It! Archaeology Family Fun

Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology 1-63 Abbey Place , Caboolture

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an Archaeologist? What do they do? Why are they important? Head to the Abbey Museum these school holidays to find out! There will be the usual (and much loved activities) like the mini archaeological digs and archery, plus cuneiform tablets to translate, coprolites to investigate, […]

Under The Sea Live Animal Encounters

Queensland Museum Corner of Grey & Melbourne Streets, South Bank

Make a splash at the Queensland Museum during the holidays and meet live sea creatures at the Under The Sea Live Animal Encounters! Have you ever touched a starfish, sea cucumber, sea urchin or hermit crab? You might even get up close to a baby shark! Learn what makes each animal amazing, from their shapes […]

The Wizard’s Den- Harry Potter Themed Pop Up Bar

The Wizard's Den The Manhattan Line, Little Stanley Street, South Bank

Get your wands ready! All the witches and wizards of Brisbane are calling because a wizard-themed pop-up bar is opening at South Bank. You can immerse yourself in a magical experience filled to the brim with sorcery, spells and delicious concoctions at The Wizard’s Den from March 25. Make sure you have your best Hogwarts […]

Meet our Wild Neighbours

IndigiScapes, Capalaba Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba. Onsite parking available, Redlands

Geckoes Wildlife return to our neighbourhood to introduce you to some of our favourite creatures and may surprise you with a slightly less friendly one!   If you have never met a glider, bandicoot, owl, or tawny frogmouth, this is your opportunity. Each session will include an informative talk, handling and photo opportunities. Free activity […]

Free

Easter High Tea

W Hotel Brisbane 81 N Quay, Brisbane City

Hop into the W’s Living Room and treat your tastebuds to the ultimate Easter High Tea featuring Aussie Easter classics with a twist including Spiced Carrot Cake, Chocolate Raspberry Easter Egg Nest Tarts and Hot Cross Scones. 

Kids Collective at Roma Street Parkland

Roma Street Parkland Roma Street, Brisbane

Kids Collective returns to Roma Street Parkland with free activities for children aged 5-12 years in April 2021. The free outdoor series is set to entertain children with a range of educational and interactive activities, stimulating parts of the brain that assist in creative thinking, problem solving as well as fine and gross motor skills.  […]

Free
Ongoing
8:00 am - April 18. 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Museum of Brisbane School Holiday Fun

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

Drop into Museum of Brisbane at City Hall during the Easter 2021 school holidays for a whole bunch of free family fun! From exciting interactive exhibitions including The Storytellers and Bauhaus Now as well as the famous Clock Tower and City Hall tours, choose your own adventure at MoB this Easter.  Things to do Gather […]

Free
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free Slime Workshops with Street Science

Brookside Shopping Centre 159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton

Join the Street Science team at Brookside Shopping Centre these school holidays to create your own slime and then take it home!

Free
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bauhaus Now

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

Step into a colourful world of history and design and explore the legacy of the Bauhaus in this amazing FREE exhibition at the Museum of Brisbane located inside City Hall. Make sure you pick up your free take-home activity kit, where you can make your very own Bauhaus inspired creation. There is plenty to explore […]

Free
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sounds Like… an Orchestra!

QPAC, Concert Hall Cnr Grey Street and Melbourne Street, South Bank

These school holidays, take your family on a magical musical adventure! Marvel as the musicians of Queensland Symphony Orchestra bring to life a world of different sounds and musical characters – meet the fluttering flutes, the growling double basses, the triumphant trumpets and more. Get ready to pick your favourite instrument! This concert will be […]

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Witch’s Cat workshop

Caboolture Regional Art Gallery 4 Hasking St, Caboolture

Looking for a fun and creative activity during the school holidays? Celebrate Queensland Youth Week and the school holidays with a creative pastel painting workshop at Caboolture Regional Art Gallery! Inspired by Recipes from the Gingerbread House, join artist Ann Russell as she guides participants to explore their imagination and expand their artistic skills. Learn […]

Free
10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Dream catcher workshop

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave , Redcliffe

Originating from Native American culture, dreamcatchers were made to ensure the people sleeping under them received only pleasant dreams, and any bad dreams were caught in its web. Join us at Redcliffe Museum to create your own unique dreamcatcher using materials such as wool, doilies, ribbon, feathers and beads. Then take your dreamcatcher home and […]

Free

We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed due to wet weather and other events. If you know of a change or cancellation then please do let us know at [email protected].

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