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 […]


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 […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


**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 […]



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 […]


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 […]



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 […]

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  […]

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 […]

7:30 am - 11:30 am

Santa Paws Christmas Market

John Scott Park Station Street, Samford

Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, the pets of Samford are in for a festive treat on 8 December at Santa Paws Christmas Market. Come and get your pet's photo […]

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Official Opening – Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre 31 Paperbark Dv , Boondall

Enjoy free activitiesm displays, tours and more at the Official Opening of the new and improved Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre! The new centre will: - Educate about the area's environmental […]

10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Technicolour Christmas Show presents ‘The Night before Christmas’

Multicultural Community Centre Newmarket 23 Foster St, Newmarket

Bring your family along to a the Christmas celebration hosted by the Multicultural Community Centre and partnered by the International City Church for the Annual Festive Family Event where you […]

10:30 am - 11:00 am

**CANCELLED**GOMA Water Sundays: Kids Tour Planet Protectors

Gallery of Modern Art Stanley Place, South Brisbane

Image: Peter Fischli / Switzerland, b.1952 / David Weiss / Switzerland, 1946-2012 / Snowman (detail) 1987/2016 / © Peter Fischli and David Weiss, Zürich 2019 / Courtesy: Peter Fischli and […]

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chillin’ at the Village at Yarrabilba

50 Expedition Road, Yarrabilba 50 Expedition Road, YARRABILBA

A FREE family event right next to the brand new Master Builders display village in Yarrabilba. Relax while you listen to some chilled out vibes from Ruby, plus free sausage […]

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Christmas in Kallangur

Kallangur State School 139 School Rd, Kallangur

Celebrate as a community at Christmas in Kallangur with Christmas Carols, Sausage Sizzle and Food Stalls, Kids Rides, Live Entertainment, Fete Stalls, Face Painting, Show Bags, Glow Products, Huge Raffles […]

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Centenary Carols

Peter Lightfoot Oval 141 Horizon Dr, Middle Park

The Salvation Army Centenary Community Carols commenced over 15 years ago with a small concert in a school hall with the idea of bringing our local community together for an […]

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scarborough Christmas Carols

Scarborough Beach Park Landsborough Avenue, Scarborough

Celebrate the festive season at Scarborough Beach Park, on Sunday 8th December 2019 and sing-along to your favourite Christmas carols from 3pm – 8pm at the Scarborough Christmas Carols. With […]

3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Carols in the Park

Boyd Park 11 Boyd Rd, Nundah

Come and join us for Nundah’s annual Carols in the Park! Gates open from 3:30pm with fun rides, good food, and plenty of activities for the family to enjoy! Stay […]

4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Community Christmas Celebration

salvation army north brisbane church crn hanford and Roghan Roads, Taigum

The Salvation Army North Brisbane invites you to their huge Christmas Party with free rides, free Santa photos, free photo booth, free fairy floss, free cupcake decorating an so much […]

4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Carols on the Oval

Belmont State School Cnr Scrub Rd and Old Cleveland Road, Belmont, Brisbane

The annual Carols on the Oval is here again! Carindale Salvos is as excited as ever to bring you the biggest event yet at Belmont State School. With FREE entry, […]

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Community Carols Under the Stars

Runcorn State School Ardargie St, Sunnybank

Christmas is a time for us to come together as a community, sharing in laughter, singing and sweet treats. Bring a friend, your family or your neighbour and join us […]

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Carols and Brass

163 wickham terrace brisbane 163 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane

Join us for our inaugural ‘Carols & Brass’ presentation of Sir David Willcocks’ arrangements of beloved Christmas carols and beautifully arranged brass selections. Interspersed with chorales, solos and ensemble pieces […]


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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