Brisbane Events Calendar

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Island Fashion

Children's Art Centre, QAGOMA Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank

Visit the Children's Art Centre to explore fashion and adornment through creative hands-on and multimedia activities created by artists from Australia and the Pacific especially for children and families. Join […]

Free

Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition

The Workshops Rail Museum North Street, North Ipswich

Based on the popular ABC television series co-created by David Batty and Francis Jupurrurla Kelly, and told through the show’s distinctive brand of humour, this exhibition showcases the ingenuity of […]

Pocket Placards

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

Can small acts of resistance create big change? Artist Rachael Haynes uses these ideas in her interactive installation Threads of Resistance, drawing from language to capture the many voices of contemporary […]

Free

**CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**High Rotation

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

Get a backstage pass to three epic decades of Brisbane’s incredible music scene from 1989 to 2019, as High Rotation reveals a snapshot of how popular music in Brisbane exploded […]

Victoria Park Christmas Putt Putt

Victoria Park 309 Herston Road , Brisbane

Christmas lovers you better brace your elves because Victoria Park’s renowned Putt Putt is turning into the ultimate Christmas wonderland this festive season from Thursday, 14th November until Christmas Eve […]

Finding Santa

Various Ipswich Locations

Santa and his helpers are hiding in Ipswich! Can you find them all? Catch a glimpse of Rudolph waiting for a bus, watch as Dasher and his mates graze and […]

Free

The Nutcracker Christmas Window Displays

Wynnum Plaza Shopping Centre 2021 Wynnum Road , Wynnum

Wynnum Plaza will be brought to life with the exclusive Christmas window displays of the children’s classic tale of The Nutcracker. These international Christmas windows have never been seen in […]

Free

Do You Bee-lieve?

Do You Bee-lieve? 57 Bulcock Street, Caloundra

Get ready Bee-lievers, because for the first time ever, Visual Display Artist Jule Barten and Original Doll Artist Chris Boston have brought their Magical Christmas Wonderland Exhibition to the Sunshine […]

A Christmas Carol

QPAC, Playhouse Corner Grey and Melbourne St, South Bank

Experience a Christmas tradition cherished each year by families all over the world. This Christmas season, Charles Dickens’ classic tale of compassion, forgiveness and redemption is brought to magical life […]

The Enchanted Garden

Roma Street Parkland Roma Street, Brisbane

Back bigger than ever in 2019 due to it's popularity, the Enchanted Garden is a not to be missed Christmas activity for all Brisbane families. The whole family can wander […]

Free

Storytime with the Sugar Plum Fairy

Wynnum Plaza Shopping Centre 2021 Wynnum Road , Wynnum

Experience the Nutcracker Windows and join the Sugar Plum Fairy for a very special reading of the full Christmas Tale of The Nutcracker by E.T.A Hoffmann and illustrated by Valeria […]

Free

Explore Under The Sea

Pine Rivers Art Gallery Unit 7/199 Gympie Road, Strathpine, Strathpine

The oceans are vast, taking up more of our planet than the land. Explore the oceans with science, mythology and art activities. Carers and children will have fun experiencing these […]

Free

**CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**Spiders – The Exhibition

Queensland Museum Corner of Grey & Melbourne Streets, South Bank

Explore the fascinating world of spiders, one of the most formidable and often feared creatures in Australia at Spiders- The Exhibition. Queensland Museum's newest exhibition will allow Brisbane families to […]

Boho Luxe Markets Christmas Edition

The Old Museum 460 Gregory Terrace, Brisbane

Held over a full weekend at The Old Museum at Bowen Hills, Boho Luxe Market promises a unique market experience for visitors who have an interest in all things luxury bohemian. Due […]

The Gold Lotto City Hall Lights 

King George Square 226 George Street, BRISBANE

Make sure you do not miss the Gold Lotto City Hall Light Spectacular. This is an amazing and beautiful show that will entertain all ages, and is guaranteed to put […]

Free

**CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE** Below the Tide Line

Children's Art Centre, QAGOMA Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank

Presented in conjunction with GOMA’s ‘Water’ exhibition (7 December 2019 – 26 April 2020), 'Below the Tide Line' has been developed in collaboration with Erub Arts, Marion Gaemers and Lynnette […]

Free

The Rotary Santa Sleigh

Streets around Ashgrove and The Gap

Continuing a 40-year tradition, the Rotary Santa Sleigh will be in The Gap for seven nights from Saturday 7th till Friday 13th December 2019. Access the map here SantaSleigh_AreaMap2019 The […]

Free

**CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**Water

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

This summer in Brisbane is all about finding somewhere cool to spend the day, surrounded by water. If that sounds like paradise, QAGOMA’s latest summer blockbuster has incredible experiences to […]

Symphonic Santa

Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studio 114 Grey Street, South Brisbane, Brisbane

Kick off your festive season with Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s family Christmas show! Join Sneezy the Reindeer and Izzy the Elf as they help Santa and Mrs Claus get ready for […]

Christmas Lights Family Spectacular

Citipointe Church 322 Wecker Road , Carindale

This event is being held on the 7th December from 6pm and the 8th December at 10.15am, 2pm and 6pm.  Bring your Brisbane Kids along to Citiponte Brisbane for the  […]

Free
Ongoing
10:00 am - December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Celebrity Animal Exhibition

surfers paradise centre 2 Cavill Ave, Sufers Paradise

Three of the world’s most famous celebrities are coming to Surfers Paradise – albeit in bronze form and with the heads of animals. Globally renowned artistic duo Gillie and Marc […]

Free
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Annerley Junction Fest

Annerley Junction Ipswich Rd, Annerley

The Annerley Junction Fest is back just in time for Christmas celebrations! Saturday Dec 7th with our street festival from 9am to 1pm and Jazz at Junction Hotel from 1pm […]

Free
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Burpengary Big Splash

Burpengary Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre 1 Aquatic Dr, Burpengary

Slip and slide into your Saturday at the Burpengary Big Splash! This family-friendly event will have exclusive use of Burpengary Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre, with plenty of activities on offer […]

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Christmas 4 Kids

unidas Community Centre 204 Sherbrooke Rd, Willawong

Christmas 4 Kids is an annual community event to bring the joy of Christmas to hundreds of children in the communities. This free event includes a wide variety of carnival […]

Free
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Celebrate Christmas at South City Square

South City Square Woolloongabba 148 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Bring the whole family including your furry friends to South City Square this Christmas. There will be FREE Christmas craft workshop for the kids including Christmas card making, bauble decorating […]

Free
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Griffin Christmas Carnival

Griffin State School Tesch Rd, Murrumba Downs

The Griffin Christmas Carnival is a spectacular family event with lots of market stalls, entertainment on 2 stages, a Santa's parade, free giant snow globes, Santa photos and lots more. […]

Free
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Beachmere Community Carols

Clayton Park Moreton Terrace, Beachmere

The north of Brisbane Xmas carols event will commence at 4pm, bringing 3 hours of joy and festive fun to the bayside including a special concert performances by community groups […]

Free
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Carols in the Parklands

Yarrabilba Shaw Street Oval Shaw Street, Yarrabilba

Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols, enjoy a festive treat from the food vans and markets stalls and see Santa before the fireworks finale. Carols in the Parklands When: […]

Free
4:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols

Brisbane Riverstage 59 Gardens Point Rd, Brisbane

The annual Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols will showcase some of Australia’s biggest and brightest talents. Bring the family and enjoy some of your favourite Christmas songs and carols at this […]

Free
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Hills Community Carols

George Willmore Park Corner of Ferny Way and Bunora Avenue, Ferny hills

The biggest and best carols, The Hills Community Carols ares on again this year. With over 25 years of great entertainment behind them, The Hills Carols will once again deliver […]

Free
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Burpengary Christmas Spectacular

Burpengary Sports Ground Station Road, Burpengary

Enjoy the annual Burpengary Christmas Spectacular festive family event that provides an evening of Christmas magic with Christmas carols, food and drink stalls, a visit from Santa, rides, market stalls, […]

Free
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Christmas Twilight Markets

Nundah Farmers Markets Station Street, Nundah

Make the most of a balmy Saturday afternoon outdoors with gourmet food, live entertainment, handmade gifts and whole lot of festive cheer! Round up your family and friends, buckle in […]

4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bray Park Carols

Genesis Christian College Youngs Crossing Rd, Bray Park

Come and celebrate the festive season at the Bray Park Carols. The festival starts at 4PM with free jumping castles, face painting and other kids activities as well as market […]

Free
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Carols in the Park Bribie Island

Brennan Park Brennan Park, Bongaree

Enjoy  kids activities and carols, food vendors and contribute to the Christmas Tree gift and food appeal before the  fireworks that will bring the event to a spectacular finish.  Carols in […]

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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