Brisbane Events Calendar

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Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave , Redcliffe

A minibeast is a creature without either a backbone or an internal skeleton (scientifically called an invertebrate). Minibeasts include beetles, butterflies, spiders, worms, praying mantis, centipedes and bees! 'Minibeasts' highlights the spectacular realm of insects and celebrates all things that creep, crawl, wriggle, squirm, buzz and flutter! Enjoy a myriad of fun interactive activities including, […]


Become a Secret Soldier

Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Brisbane Kids can become a Secret Soldier as The 'War on our shores' exhibition commemorates 75 years since the end of World War II, exploring the important role that Bribie Island played in defending Queensland. American and Australian troops were based on Bribie Island during the war training and developing their skills. What was it […]


Now Is The Time

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

Please note entry to the Children's Art Centre is limited to 30 people at one time due to current restrictions. Raquel Ormella invites children to speak up about climate change and the environment in her upcoming exhibition at the Children's Art Centre. Raquel highlights Australia's long history of environmental activism with a timeline featuring historical […]


RAZZLE DAZZLE – Outdoor Gallery

Various Brisbane City Landmarks Geroge St, Brisbane

From 10 August to 22 November 2020, experience Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery. RAZZLE DAZZLE exhibition curated by McCarthySwann Projects curators Amy-Clare McCarthy and Kieran Swann, including a number of talks, tours and engagements. RAZZLE DAZZLE considers the nature of public space and individuals within it - particularly people who for different reasons, may feel hyper-visible or invisible. […]

Brisbane Festival 2020 Family Events

Various Brisbane locations

The program for the 2020 Brisbane Festival is a little different this year, but still offers a fun program with lots of exciting and engaging shows and events for Brisbane Kids and their families. The Lost Lending Library, Exercise Surprises, A Curious Arcade, Wishful Bedtime Stories, Common People Dance Estedford, Avoidable Perils and The Creatures […]

Messengers of Brisbane

South Bank South Bank, Brisbane

Six giant Gouldian Finches are in Brisbane to spread messages of hope this September as part of Brisbane Festival. Created by internationally renowned artist Florentijn Hofman and brought to life by Brisbane’s Urban Art Projects, these spectacularly coloured birds invite us to look up and smile. Perched atop iconic Brisbane locations in the inner-city river […]


Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival

Mt Tamborine Mt Tamborine

The Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival is an annual event to celebrate the great lifestyle everyone enjoys on the Mountain and which the community want to share with all the visitors. It is essentially a huge Sculpture Show with the subjects being Scarecrow-related!   Everyone and anyone is encouraged to make a scarecrow and display it […]

SWELL StoryFest Beach Pop Up Library

Currumbin Beach Pacific Parade, Currumbin,

Open daily over the SWELL festival period from 11 - 20 September, the SWELL StoryFest Beach Pop Up Library is for little artists to pick up a free book to take home. This wonderful literary delight is an invitation for children to discover more stories whilst exploring SWELL. Where | Currumbin Alley car park, ask […]


SWELL Sculpture Festival

Currumbin Beach Pacific Parade, Currumbin,

The golden sands of Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast will again transform into an impressive collection of specially curated one-off works of art for the annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. Held from September 11 to 20, the celebrated family-friendly exhibition will showcase the works of local, national and international artists in a truly unique experience, […]

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kids Collective

South Bank Parklands Brisbane

Kids Collective boasts a series of specially curated children’s activities designed to entertain, educate and develop children; from musical play, to interactive drama, engaging craft workshops and more! Every Thursday workshops will be split into 30- 45 minute sessions, taking place at 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am and 12:00pm. Please note that to ensure public safety, several […]


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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