Brisbane Events Calendar

Find things to do and events especially for families in Brisbane & South-East Queensland on the Brisbane Kids event calendar.

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***Due to lockdown and restrictions, events are being postponed, some are being cancelled and others are adding new number limits. While we are doing our best to update every event, please check the website and social media pages of the event organiser before attending to avoid disappointment.***

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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 thought-provoking artwork by children from Queensland, Vietnam and China, Big Voices takes you on a journey into these young artist's worlds, to see how they […]

Free - booking recommended

The Storytellers

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

Step into The Storytellers and uncover the hidden histories, myths and tales of Brisbane as told by the contemporary writers of our city. Featuring new stories by Victoria Carless, Simon Cleary, Matthew Condon, Trent Dalton, Nick Earls, Benjamin Law, Hugh Lunn, Kate Morton and Ellen van Neerven, The Storytellers creates an immersive and interactive experience combining historical objects, artworks, and written […]

Free

Brain Child

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe

Fun for the whole family, Brain Child celebrates the world of inventions! Pull the lever and witness a Rube Goldberg machine in action! These machines are made from a series of unrelated objects that are joined together to perform a really simple task. Test yourself - can you put it back together for the next […]

Free

The Gifting Tree

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

‘The Gifting Tree’ brings together the work of Sonia Chitrakar, Archana Kumari and Kamta Tahed, three contemporary Indian artists who use bright colours, pattern and storytelling in different ways. Each artist has created a painting or drawing that references the importance of trees in supporting life. ‘The Gifting Tree’ refers to a divine, life-giving tree […]

Free

Brickman Wonders of the World

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Brickman Wonders of the World opens Friday 18 June at the Queensland Museum.    The excitement is building! Explore history’s greatest masterpieces, brought to life by LEGO® Certified Professional, and LEGO Masters Australia judge, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught.  From the Great Wall of China and Taj Mahal, to the Empire State Building — this world-class exhibition takes […]

City in the Sun

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

As Queensland’s gateway to the tropics, Brisbane has adopted imagery of all things subtropical over the last century, from frangipanis to pineapples and bikini-clad leisure-lovers. City in the Sun uncovers and reimagines Brisbane’s subtropical image. Showcasing large-scale new contemporary artworks alongside historical imagery, the exhibition will reveal how the city’s history of migration, tourism, climate, environment […]

Free

Lightplay for Kids

Ipswich Art Gallery d'Arcy Doyle Place (between Brisbane and Limestone Streets), Ipswich

Enter the dazzling world of LightPlay where children can explore their artistic potential in an interactive space created especially for them! Play with overhead projectors and illuminated light boxes and discover what happens when light is cast on different materials. Explore transparency, reflection and shadow as well as other properties of light. See the Children’s Gallery transform into […]

Free

Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Patricia Piccinini is one of the most exciting and challenging Australian artists working today. Influenced by science, nature, fiction and the unconscious, Piccinini’s ongoing concern is the social impact and moral responsibility of advanced technology on people, animals and our planet. Her fantastical creatures and environments are, in a way, propositions about possible futures. Through […]

Free

Mini Beasts

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

Mini Beasts is back at Robina Town Centre by popular demand after its dazzling debut in 2020, bringing with it the much-loved giant insect quartet, and dropping a brand-new entertainment series that will provide the perfect post-lockdown antidote for families needing a healthy dose of fun. Coming in at a colossal four metres in size, […]

Free

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Queens Park Toowoomba Margret St, East Toowoomba

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers will bloom in 2021 from Wednesday 1st to Thursday 30th September 2021. Plans are in place to ensure Toowoomba is blooming beautifully for all of September with the public parks set to delight for 30 days straight! Lock in your visit to the feature floral displays at Queens Park Botanic Gardens and Laurel Bank Park this […]

Free

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

QPAC, Lyric Theatre Melbourne Street , South Bank

Roald Dahl’s beloved tale comes to Brisbane… for the first time EVER! A delectable musical treat, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination”, “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket”, alongside a brand new, toe-tapping and ear-tickling score. Willy Wonka is opening his marvellous and mysterious chocolate factory […]

World Upside Down

HOTA 135 Bundall Rd,  Surfers Paradise

Discover secrets and surprises, where nature is not what it seems in World Upside Down, the first exhibition in HOTA's new Children’s Gallery. The young and young-at-heart can be curious and creative through interactive art and hands on making activities, designing a future where we all belong. In Lowana-Skye Davies’ interactive artwork bathe in a […]

Free

Messengers of Brisbane

Various Brisbane locations Queensland

By popular demand, Messengers of Brisbane, the glorious Gouldian Finches will fly back to Brisbane this September from 2 -25 September as part of Brisbane Festival 2021.  Created by internationally renowned artist, Florentijn Hofman, and brought to life by Brisbane’s Urban Art Projects, these spectacularly coloured birds will be perched atop iconic Brisbane locations to […]

Free

Brisbane Festival

Various Brisbane locations Queensland

Brisbane Festival starts on Friday 3 September and continues into the first week of school holidays until Saturday 25 September, giving Brisbane Kids the opportunity to participate in the festivities. The Festival provides a mix of free and ticketed events across lots of Brisbane’s premier entertainment venues. The 2021 program  includes lots of fun ticketed […]

Springfinity

Various Brisbane City Landmarks Geroge St, Brisbane

Brisbane City Council presents Springfinity exhibition featured across the city through the Outdoor Gallery program.   Music for your eyes Beautiful, bold and witty, Springfinity is a three-month outdoor art exhibition showing over 11 locations in Brisbane City. With elements of beauty and surprise, audiences bask in the warmth of candid humour and revel in simple lines and good times. Brisbane […]

Free

Swell

Currumbin Beach Pacific Parade, Currumbin,

Experience a wondrous display of up to 55 sculptures created by artists from Australia and abroad in the 19th annual our signature exhibition, SWELL Sculpture Festival, along Currumbin Beach 10-19 September 2021. The free exhibition is open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they are lit up under the […]

Free

Halloween Putt Putt

Victoria Park 309 Herston Road , Brisbane

Get ready for a Halloween Scare at Victoria Park’s spooktacularly decorated Putt Putt course from 17 September - 31 October.  You’ll be creeping it real with feature holes including Pumpkin Patch, Witch’s Way, The Freaky Forest and Skeleton’s Graveyard. Bookings online are essential. Cost is  Adult: $22 Child (4-17 years): $16 Concession: $19 Parent/Guardian $18 […]

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Recurring

The Cube Screens

The Cube, QUT Gardens Point 2 George Street, Brisbane

The Cube is one of the world's largest digital interactive learning and display spaces consisting of 48 multi-touch screens and soaring across two storeys in QUT's Science and Engineering Centre. The Cube delivers unique interactive digital learning experiences which communicate science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) concepts and bring research to the public. The Cube Screens […]

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]risbanekids.com.au.

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