What’s On in Brisbane for Families

Families Magazine shares what’s on for families with kids of all ages across Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba. In our ‘What’s On’ in Brisbane this weekend for families calendar you will find our team’s suggestions for weekday, weekend, night-time and school holiday events and activities. All our suggestions suit families and are kid friendly.

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Brisbane Writers Festival | South Brisbane

30 May - 2 June

Brisbane Writers Festival

Have we got a story for you! In 2024, Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF) is spinning a rollicking tale of festive entertainment across four days and 150 events. The plot? Full of twists and turns. The characters? A diverse cast of writers, readers and thinkers coming together to enjoy a lively line-up of panel discussions, salons, special events and more.

From blockbuster bestsellers to literary luminaries and everything in between, BWF 2024 is an unmissable adventure from beginning to end.


30 May
2 June
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State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place
South Brisbane, Qld 4101 Australia
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