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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Marburg Christmas Carnival | Marburg

2 December, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Marburg Christmas Carnival
Join the Marburg Show Society for the annual Marburg Christmas Carnival on Saturday 2 December 2023 and get into the Christmas spirit for this year’s festive season.
Families will love the FREE kids rides and activities sponsored by Ipswich City Council. Including an Activity Castle, Giant Slide, Cannonball Pots, Face Painting, Animal Farm, Hula Hoop Workshop, Circus Workshop, Giant Bubbles and more! Plus, Santa arrives at 7:05 pm with gifts sponsored by Bendigo Bank, Rosewood.
  • 2 December 2023
  • 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Marburg Showgrounds, 45-55 Queen St, Marburg, QLD 4346
  • Free On-Site Parking (via Gate 3)

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
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Marburg Showgrounds
45-55 Queen Street
Marburg, Queensland 4346 Australia
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