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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Mary Poppins Festival | Maryborough

30 June @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mary Poppins Festival
Make the impossible possible at the Mary Poppins Festival at Portside Precinct, Maryborough.

Maryborough, is the birthplace of Mary Poppins author P. L Travers whose beloved novels were brilliantly adapted for the popular Disney movie of the same name and the award-winning musical. The annual Mary Poppins Festival celebrates the magical tale of Mary Poppins and its connection to the wonder of storytelling and the success of her creator. 

Dress up as your favourite character for the day or sign up for The Great Nanny Race or Chimney Sweep Challenge. The Grand Parade is sure to be a highlight of the festival, with colourful floats and lively music filling the streets.
This free event is guaranteed to delight both young and the young at heart, with festival favourites, chimney sweeping, nanny races and the grand parade plus street food vendors, market stalls, rides, pavement art and live entertainment.
  • When: Sunday 30 June 2024, 9am to 3pm.
  • Where: Portside Precinct, Maryborough
  • Free event – No bookings required
  • Find out more HERE.


30 June
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Queen’s Park
Sussex Street
Maryborough, Queensland 4650 Australia
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07 4120 5670
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