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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Lifeline Bookfest | South Brisbane

13 January - 21 January

Lifeline Bookfest Brisbane

With a good book, you can be transported to magical places, travel without moving your feet and live a thousand lives. Lifeline Bookfest Brisbane is back at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from Saturday January 13 – Sunday January 21 2024. There will be over a million pre-loved books on sale over nine massive days – that’s a million stories in which to lose yourself.

Find out more in our full Lifeline Bookfest Review HERE.


13 January
21 January
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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Merivale Street
South Brisbane, Queensland 4101 Australia
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