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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DinoFest Gold Coast – Age of the Tyrannosaur

23 March - 14 April

DinoFest Gold Coast - Age of the Tyrannosaur

This Easter, step back in time 66 million years, to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth at DinoFest on the Gold Coast from 23 March – 14 April 2024! 

Discover how Tyrannosaurs grew from small dog-sized dinosaurs, to become the world’s most fearsome predator. Meet a life-size walking Triceratops, Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus and Carnotaurus, plus lots of cute baby dinosaurs. 

DinoFest is set in the beautiful Country Paradise Parklands in Nerang so you can combine your visit with a picnic, visit to the playground or walk around the beautiful parklands. 

Your ticket will include:

  • A 45 minute Dinosaur encounter with walking dinosaurs
  • Kids dinosaur activities, including Dino Dig and Feel a Fossil
  • Dino Trail with 30+ dinosaurs including a life-size Tyrannosaurus Rex

DinoFest is ideal for families with children under the age of eight years old.

Adults – $26.28 | Child – $24.18 | Free entry for children under 2. Family rates available.

Keep up to date on this event and book your tickets HERE.


Country Paradise Parklands
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0406 366 316