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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Holly Jolly Christmas Markets | Ipswich

2 December, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Holly Jolly Christmas Markets

Get into the festive spirit at the Holly Jolly Christmas Market coming to Ipswich Showgrounds on Saturday 2nd of December 2023 from 4pm. This Twilight Event is the perfect place to get your Christmas shopping done in one swoop!

There will be plenty of activities for the kids to do, with enchanting Christmas decorations, glittering festive lights, free activities, amusement rides, fun entertainment, Christmas Carols, and a special visit from Santa himself!

There will be a fantastic variety of Christmas Stalls where visitors will be sure to find the right Christmas gift for their loved ones or maybe something extra for yourselves. See you there for some festive FUN!

What else is on this Christmas in Brisbane?

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

We’ve got your comprehensive list of where to see the BEST Christmas lights in Brisbane here.

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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Ipswich Showgrounds
81 Warwick Road
Ipswich, Qld Australia
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