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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Monster Machinery Day 2024 | Gold Coast

19 May @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Monster Machinery Day 2021

Monster Machinery Day is back on Sunday 19 May 2024, bigger and better than ever!

Spread across a whole kilometre of Broadwater Parklands, from The Great Lawn to the Southern Lawn. Pack the pram, scooter or bike for speedy transportation for tired little legs. Here is what you can expect to experience on the day:

  • 50+ machines (think trucks, tractors and tippers!) on display that transform and maintain the Gold Coast everyday
  • Live machinery demonstrations, super slide, rock climbing wall and a giant sand pit
  • Mouth-watering food trucks

Truckloads of FREE family fun for little ones who love everything that digs, scoops, cleans and beeps!

Monster Machinery Day is produced by City of Gold Coast.

  • FREE event
  • Sunday, 19 May 2024 | 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM
  • Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade, Southport, 4215
  • Keep up to date on Monster Machinery Day 2024 here. 


19 May
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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City of Gold Coast


Broadwater Parklands
Marine Parade
Southport, QLD 4215
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