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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Container for Change – Popper Rescue

No even (only online) Brisbane

You can save the Popper Patrol from falling into landfill and collect points on the new mobile game. Can you top the leaderboard? Don't forget to save your poppers at home as well and recycle them at a Containers for Change refund point for a 10 cent reward!   Find out more here


Pixar Putt at Northshore

Northshore Brisbane 257 MacArthur Ave, Hamilton

Get ready to kick some serious putt when Pixar Putt heads to Northshore Brisbane for a strictly limited season starting 3pm Fri 17 June until Sun 24 July, right alongside Eat Street Northshore. Australia’s much loved open-air mini golf sensation is made up of interactive putt-putt holes inspired by the stories, characters, and icons from […]

Chiharu Shiota- A Feeling

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

‘A Feeling’ by artist Chiharu Shiota explores aspects of our inner worlds, including emotions, the soul and how to express abstract ideas. As part of the exhibition, visitors can watch a video in which children share their thoughts about the soul. Children can also make a drawing of how they feel using coloured pencils, and […]


Enchanted Garden Mini Golf

St Lucia Golf Links Carawa Street, St Lucia

Join St Lucia Golf Links these school holidays for their ‘Enchanted Garden Mini Golf’. For a limited time only, creatures big and small from far away lands, will be amongst the rolling mini golf course.  As you make your way past Humpty Dumpty, avoid the swinging Quasimodo, before trying to find the most delicate fairy […]

Playschool is Coming to Town

Various locations

"There’s a bear in there and a chair as well, there are people with games and stories to tell." This iconic brand is Australia’s favourite Children’s television program that has been on air for over 50 years. It’s Play School! Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook […]

Disney: The Magic of Animation

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.’ Opening on 24 June at Queensland Museum, Disney: The Magic of Animation will take fans behind the scenes of their favourite animated film. The exhibition, which features hundreds of exceptional art pieces spanning almost […]

Curiocity Brisbane

Various Brisbane locations Queensland

Curiocity Brisbane returns to transform Brisbane’s cultural heart into an interactive celebration of science, innovation and art from 24 June – 10 July 2022. A key pillar of World Science Festival Brisbane programming, Curiocity Brisbane will energise the cultural heart of Brisbane city with a world of discovery over 17 days of immersive science, art […]

Kids Lab

Redbank Plaza Shopping Centre 1 Collingwood Dv, Redbank

Become a mini scientist these school holidays! The crew from Street Science are visiting The Plaza to mix things up…literally at Kids Lab. WHAT’S ON Spectacular Science Show  Sit down and be amazed as we engage all of your five senses at our explosive stage show! Extreme Liquid Nitrogen (Sat, Mon, Wed, Fri): Experience the […]


Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

various Scenic Rim Farms and venues qld

Eat Local Week will be held from 25 June - 3 July and provide amazing opportunities to explore farms, try local produce and have fun in the beautiful Scenic Rim.    Eat Local Week has something for foodies of all ages, from free and low-cost activities for children and families, including farm tours and cooking classes […]

Winter School Holidays at Victoria Park

Victoria Park 309 Herston Road , Brisbane

Let the good times roll these school holidays at Victoria Park and soak up the outdoors with a range of fun activities to keep the whole family entertained. Plan a full day out with tasty bites at the Bistro, a game of Putt Putt, the Weekend Games Area + Kids Playground, Junior Golf Lessons and […]

Day Out With Thomas

The Workshops Rail Museum North Street, North Ipswich

Get excited as the holiday favourite, Day Out With Thomas, returns during the Winter 2022 school holidays to the joy of Thomas the Tank Engine fans this year at The Workshop Rail Museum. As an added bonus, there will be a Breakfast with Thomas event for the first time ever!  From 25 June – 10 […]

DRU Animal Rescue – School Holiday Events

DRU Animal Rescue 1374 Mount Cotton Road, Burbank

DRU Animal Rescue will be hosting multiple fun, exciting events with various themes and special guests and activities! Enjoy any amazing event with a special farm sanctuary tour included! Find out more here

Free Nature Play Passport

Brisbane City Council Environment Centres: Various

Have your kids got the latest edition of the Nature Play Passport? Bringing another round of epic nature-based missions, the latest edition features a new design and more locations to celebrate the local community and environment. Highlighting a wide range of Brisbane City Council’s greenspaces, bike paths and waterways, this ‘travel passport’ is used to document […]

Design your own diorama activity

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Dr. Elaine Katte has spent a lifetime collecting artwork, furniture and antique objects. Her collection became an expression of herself as she meticulously chose each piece and where to place it in her home. Pop into the gallery during the school holidays to create your own living room diorama inspired by The Katte Collection exhibition. […]


Rebuild The World With LEGO

Robina Town Centre 19 Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina, QLD

With approximately 400 billion bricks circulating globally (that’s roughly 80 for every person on earth!) there’s no denying that LEGO is still the world’s hottest toy brand. And now, local school holidaymakers can get their hands on thousands of LEGO bricks (without creating a painful trip hazard for mum or dad) as Robina Town Centre […]


Bluebell – The Musical

Mousetrap Theatre, Redcliffe 1 Lamington Dr, Redcliffe

Bluebell - the Musical is a Children's theatre show especially designed for young people aged 3- 12. The show follows the story of Bluebell, an Australian Bush elf, who has been gifted a magic wand by the Elf Queen.  She is excited that she is now responsible to use the wand to help her friends […]

Carnival of the Animals | QPAC

QPAC, Playhouse Corner Grey and Melbourne St, South Bank

Circa’s acclaimed family favourite, Carnival of the Animals will bring its finned, furry and feathered fun back to Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC’s) Playhouse from 29 June to 2 July 2022. Created by Circa and QPAC’s Out of the Box Festival, Carnival of the Animals has toured extensively throughout Australia and the world, captivating and […]

The Wizard Of Oz

HOTA 135 Bundall Rd,  Surfers Paradise

Brisbane City Youth Ballet Join Dorothy and Toto as they enter the magical world of Oz. Following the success of Brisbane City Youth Ballet 2021 HOTA season of The Snow Queen and the recent 2022 Summer Season of SLEEPING BEAUTY at South Bank, BCYB transforms this well-known tale into a delightful ballet for all ages. […]

Free Movies in the Park

Little Bayside Park Manly Harbour Village, Corner Cambridge & Esplanade, Manly

Join Manly Harbour Village for their free monthly Movies in the Park event on the first SAturday of the month! Bring a folding chair, rug or cushion and settle in for a great evening’s entertainment. Pack a picnic or visit the nearby local Manly Harbour Village restaurants for a selection of delicious take-away options, from […]


Dayboro Show

The annual Dayboro Show is back!  Less than an hour from Brisbane CBD, located in the spectacular Dayboro Valley at the Showgrounds, the Dayboro Show will be a fantastic family […]

$2 – $35

Night of the Nerds

Hosted by comedian Mark Humphries, Night of the Nerds is the Festival’s very own, very nerdy- variety game show! Two all-star teams of scientists, tech heads and funny people will […]

QAGOMA Winter Design Market Weekend

Gallery of Modern Art Stanley Place, South Brisbane

Take advantage of Brisbane's beautiful winter weather for a weekend with almost 50 of our best local independent artisans at the QAGOMA Winter Design Market. Treat yourself to something special […]

Familiar Monsters

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our […]


The Dark Room

Welcome to The Dark Room - a space to play with light, shadows and storytelling! Discover the development of the camera and the ways artists use photography to tell a […]


Mini Beasts

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, […]


Conscious Life Holistic Wellness Festival

Venue 114, Kawana 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina, Kawana

Discover. Experience. Relax. It is time to get away for the weekend. The Conscious Life Holistic Wellness Festival is coming to whisk you away this July. With an interactive kids […]

10:00 am - 1:00 pm Recurring

World of Wonder Design Studio

Ever wanted to make your own special sparkling creation? Step into the shoes of a designer with this free pop-out activity! Visit Museum of Brisbane's World of Wonder Design Studio […]

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Winter Harvest Festival

Eat Local Week’s signature event, The Winter Harvest Festival,  is an authentic food festival which showcases the delicious array of food and wine that’s produced in the Scenic Rim on […]

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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