Brisbane Events Calendar

Find things to do and events especially for families in Brisbane & South-East Queensland on the Brisbane Kids event calendar.

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The Great and Grand Rumpus

State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Bank

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 is possible. Step into a wild world of wonder, wackiness and whimsy. Explore large cardboard sculptures scaling more than 4.5 meters high and watch as […]

Free

Perception Deception

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

Does your brain play tricks on you? Is my reality the same as yours? Questacon’s family-friendly Perception Deception exhibition explores how our sense of ‘reality’ is formed by our brains using sensory information—but our senses can sometimes deceive us! Perception Deception consists of hands-on and multimedia experiences, each using perceptual tests and illusions to reveal how our […]

Free

Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane

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

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 the city we know shifting so rapidly, this is the ideal moment to ask—what makes a place? Which sites are significant for individuals and communities […]

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 or program. The challenge is not a competition but aims to improve literacy and encourage children to read widely for pleasure and learning. Students can […]

Free

Hills Festival 2022

Various Venues in the Hills District Qld

The Hills will come alive this May with fireworks, rides, entertainment and workshops for the month-long program of Hills Festival. The Hills District, just north of Brisbane encompassing the suburbs of Arana Hills, Bunya, Draper, Everton Hills, Ferny Hills and Albany Creek, will be stacked with an expansive program of unique events and activities spanning […]

Anywhere Festival

Various Brisbane, Moreton Bay and Noosa locations qld

Anywhere Festival is a genre busting festival of performances anywhere but a theatre in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Noosa and Moreton Bay. The festival held from  April-June 2022.  It is a mix of ticketed and free events taking place in parks, paint factories, art galleries, museums, old ambulance stations, jetty's, restaurants, libraries, cafes, streets and more!  […]

Botanica

City Botanical Gardens 147 Alice St , Brisbane

Discover a stunning open-air art exhibition in the heart of Brisbane City at Botanica - Contemporary Art Outside from 20-29 May 2022, in the City Botanic Gardens from 5-10pm daily. As the sun sets over Brisbane's iconic urban skyline, Brisbane's City Botanic Gardens will come to life with state-of-the-art projections, unexpected installations and interactive artworks to captivate children and adults. Enjoy […]

Free

My Little Sunshine

Hummingbird House 60 Curwen Terrace, Chermside, Queensland, Australia 4032, Brisbane

My Little Sunshine Interactive Exhibition at Hummingbird House from May 23 -June 11 Navin Samuel Regi, is pleased to present My Little Sunshine, a multi-media documentary and interactive exhibition posed as a thought-provoking exploration of grief as a companion of love. Crafted through narrative audio stories and documentary photography, the exhibition features intimate stories of […]

Free

Mini Beasts

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside

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
8:00 am - 11:00 am Recurring

Kids Collective

South Bank Parklands Brisbane

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
10:00 am - 10:30 am Recurring

Little Learners

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Our littlest learners are invited to join us for a short series of special activities on Thursday & Friday mornings. Free, bookings required About this event 5 May – 10 June | 10am-10:30am 0-5 Years Our littlest learners and their carers are invited to join us for a short series of special activities. From getting […]

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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