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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 […]

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 […]

**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 […]


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 […]



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 […]

Summer Days at the Museum

The Workshops Rail Museum North Street, North Ipswich

Make tracks to the Museum these summer school holidays for Summer Days at The Workshops Rail Museum. Get hands on with Under Construction, experience what it's like being a mechanic […]

Summer Festival at State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank

Brisbane Kids can join the State Library of Queensland for a summer of fun at their annual Summer Festival! With activities for children of all ages, there will be something […]

The Big Wedgie

Broadwater Parklands Marine Parade, Southport

The Big Wedgie returns to Broadwater Parklands these school holidays  and will comprise of four great attractions - The Big Wedgie waterslide, The Just Right Wedgie waterslide, The Little Wedgie […]

MoB Summer Holiday Program

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

Spark your child’s curiosity and creativity with MoB Kids hands-on art and design workshops inspired by Museum of Brisbane’s (MoB) current exhibitions High Rotation and New Woman this summer. Each […]

Limelight Cinemas $6 Kids Tickets

Limelight Cinemas Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre , Cnr Downs Street and The Terrace, North Ipswich

Limelight Cinemas Ipswich has $6 kids tickets to selected family films these holidays. See SPIES IN DISGUISE, FROZEN 2, SHAUN THE SHEEP: FARMAGEDDON and more. $6 Kids popcorn and drink […]

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 […]

Free - booking recommended

Fantastic Mr Fox

QPAC Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Roald Dahl’s classic returns these summer school holidays! Fantastic Mr Fox returns to QPAC to delight and dazzle audiences of all ages these summer holidays thanks to award-winning theatre company […]

QUT Summer Holiday Program

QUT Gardens Point Qld

Dive into QUT’s Summer Holiday Program at The Cube! Join us to explore the new interactive screen project The Living Reef. Drop in for a range of family-friendly activities, take […]

Kids Gardening Workshop

Fairfield Gardens Shopping Centre 180 Fairfiield Rd, Fairfield

Calling all little green thumbs! Bring the kids these school holidays for fun, educational, gardening workshops. Each day the kids can plant a different seedling and decorate their pot. No […]


BrisStyle Workshops

Stafford City Shopping Centre 400 Stafford Rd, Stafford

Head along to Stafford City for some super cute craft workshops with BrisStyle! Monday 13 January – Backpack Bling Tuesday 14 January – Worm Puppets Wednesday 15 January – Nature […]


Back to School Craft

Indooroopilly Shopping Centre 322 Moggill Rd, Indooroopilly

Get crafty and custom design the cover of your very own notebook, just in time for the start of school! Children will be given a book and all craft equipment […]


Free Wave Rider and Sand Art

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

Join Riverlink  for 8 days of Free Beach Fun from Saturday 18th January – Saturday 25th January at Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre!  Brisbane Kids cab test their skills riding the […]


Lego Ninjago Zone

Strathpine Centre 295 Gympie Road, Brisbane

Let your imagination run FREE with lego! Who can build the tallest tower? Challenge your friends with your Spinjitzu power and practice your nunchuck skills! Lego Ninjago Zone When: 18 […]


Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus

QPAC, Cremorne Theatre Melbourne St, South Bank

Wolfgang’s Magical Music Circus follows Wolfgang, a dart-playing ratbag to all those who know him, however, to those who are watching and listening, he is the wigged genius Mozart. Throughout […]

Lifeline Bookfest

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Cnr Merivale & Glenelg Streets, South Bank

Grab a bargain at Queensland’s largest second-hand book sale featuring 4.5 km of tables with millions of books, magazines, puzzles, DVD’s, CD’s, board games and much more Lifeline Bookfest When: […]

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

RSPCA Pop Up Adoption 2020

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Merivale St, South Brisbane

RSPCA QLD are proud to announce that Pop Up Adoption will be returning for a sixth time in 2020. Bringing RSPCA Qld to Southbank, Pop Up Adoption features adorable adoptable […]

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Disco Sparkle Dance Party

SunPAC McCollough St, Sunnybank

Lissa and Nee Nee’s Rainbow Sparkle Band are teaming up with the Common People Dance Project for the inaugural Disco Sparkle Dance Party. Kids love to dance …. they love […]

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Galactic Fest: Family Fun Day

Toowoomba City Library 155 Herries Street, Toowoomba

Join  Toowoomba City Library for Galactic Fest: Family Fun Day- a fun and free entry one day event-an all ages celebration of all things Sci-Fi and Star Wars. Whether you […]

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Summer Family Fun Day

Caboolture Regional Art Gallery 4 Hasking St, Caboolture

In a colourful summer celebration, Caboolture Hub comes alive to celebrate the summer holidays! There’s fun for all ages with live music, hands-on art workshops, games and family friendly tours. […]

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pongal Festival QLD 2020

Robelle Domain Parkland Education City Drive, Springfield Central, Ipswich

Pongal Festival (The Harvest Festival) is celebrated by Tamils all over the world in the form of thanks-giving to the nature, agriculture, farmers and livestock animals which help in farming […]

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

**CANCELLED***Toy Story 4 – Free Movie in the Park

Perth Street Park Perth St, Camp Hill

Head along to Perth Street Park for  some school holiday fun with Toy Story 4 -a free movie in the Park! There will not only be a free movie on […]

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

**CANCELLED***Caboolture Splash & Movie

Caboolture Pool Corner King Street & Bellmere Road, Caboolture

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s starlight cinema is returning to Caboolture Swimming Pool for the Caboolture Splash & Movie on Saturday, 18 January. Running 5.30pm to 8.30pm there will be plenty […]

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