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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Handmade Expo Christmas Extravaganza | Ipswich

2 December, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Handmade Expo Christmas Extravaganza

The Handmade Expo Christmas Extravaganza in Ipswich is the place to get all your Christmas shopping done in one beautiful place on Saturday 2nd December 2023 from 9am-1pm at Nicholas Street Precinct. Join in the fun with so much on offer:

  • FREE entry
  • FREE parking
  • Live music
  • Food trucks
  • Water play zone for kids
  • Lawn games
  • Face painting
  • Plaster painting
  • And more.

Nicholas Street Precinct, 33 Ipswich City Mall, Ipswich. Keep up to date on this event here.

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Find out what else is on this Christmas in Brisbane here.

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Wanting to head out to some festive Christmas Markets? We’ll tell you where you can buy the ultimate gifts for your loved ones this Christmas from your local community markets!

If you’re ready to belt out a few carols at one of Brisbane’s many Christmas Carol events read this article.


2 December, 2023
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Handmade Expo


Nicholas Street Precinct
20 Nicholas Street
Ipswich, Queensland 4305 Australia
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