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 […]

**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 […]

**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

**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 […]

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 […]

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

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: […]

Free

BrisAsia Festival

Various Brisbane locations

Expect to see dancing dragons, lanterns, festivals of colour, cultural performances, delicious food and more over 3 weeks as the BrisAsia Festival allows Brisbane Kids to experience Brisbane’s diverse Asian […]

Australia Day Weekend at Victoria Park

Victoria Park 309 Herston Rd, Herston

 This Australia Day Weekend celebrate at Victoria Park where there will be: Aussie lawn games including tug-of-war and sack races 9am – 4pm Jumping castle and GIANT games 9am – […]

Free

Australia Day Celebrations at Sandstone Point

Sandstone Point Hotel 1800 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point

Grab your togs and bring the whole family along to the Sandstone Point Hotel for their Australia Day celebrations. There will be so much for kids to do with waterslides, lamington […]

Free
5:30 am - 11:30 am

Australia Day @ the Markets

Caboolture Showgrounds 140 Beerburrum Rd, Caboolture

Kick off your Australia Day Celebrations early at the Caboolture Country Markets! There will be plenty to see and do with over 300 food and market stalls; Amusement rides; Aussie […]

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Australia Day Celebrations at Aussie World

Aussie World 73 Frizzo Rd, Palmview

Aussie World  is definitely the place to be this Australia Day. Starting at 8am, there will be a day full of Aussie fun with live entertainment, games, rides and Aussie […]

Free
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Australia Day at Samford Historical Museum

Samford Museum 21 Station St , Samford

 The Samford Museum at Samford Village offers a unique way to celebrate Australia Day. You can introduce kids to the pioneering history of Australia through their displays of vintage vehicles […]

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Australia Day Carpark

Club Ipswich Lowry Street, North Ipswich

Club Services Ipswich will be holding a Family fun day for all, on Australia Day in their carpark. There will be plenty of free activities for the kids including a […]

12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Australia Day 2020 Pool Party on a Bowls Green

Oxley Bowls Club Englefield Road, Oxley

Come and enjoy a family fun day and night to celebrate Australia Day at the Oxley Bowls Club Pool Party on a Bowls Green. The day will include:  *Oxley Bowls […]

Free
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Aussie Arvo

Lawnton Aquatic Centre Pocket Rd, Lawnton

Bring your Brisbane Kids along to Lawnton Aquatic Centre to celebrate Australia Day at Aussie Arvo. This free pool party will include live Aussie music, rides, poolside DJ, games and […]

Free
2:00 pm - 7:40 pm

Australia Day at South Bank

South Bank Parklands Brisbane

Head along to celebrate Australia Day at South Bank. In addition to all the usual family-friendly attractions at South Bank, it will also be the location for live music and […]

Free
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Australia Day by the Bay

VMR Brisbane Inc 95 Allpass Parade, Shorncliffe

Join your Northside Representatives, Councillor Jared Cassidy, Stirling Hinchliffe MP and Anika Wells MP for the annual Australia Day by the Bay celebrations! Come down to the VMR Brisbane at […]

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Australia Day on the Hill

Camp Hill Bowls Club 150 Riding Rd , Camp Hill

Head along to Camp Hill Bowls Club for Australia Day on the Hill with live music from 3pm, kids entertainment, the annual Thong Throwing Championships for kids and adults, Aussie […]

Free
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Australia Day on Bribie Island

Brennan Park Welsby Parade, Bongaree

Join in the celebrations at the gorgeous Brennan Park, Bribie Island for an easy-going, Aussie time. Australia Day on Bribie Island is free to attend and one the whole family […]

Free
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Australia Day in Redcliffe

Suttons Beach, Redcliffe Suttons Beach, Marine Parade, Redcliffe

Aussie-themed festivities and free family fun will take over Suttons Beach, Redcliffe from 3pm – 8pm on Sunday 26th January for the Ultimate Australia Day guaranteeing families a ripper of […]

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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