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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Moonlight Cinema | Roma Street Parkland

23 November, 2023 - 30 December, 2023

Moonlight Cinema

Embrace the nostalgia of picnics, popcorn and film-watching amongst Brisbane’s most idyllic inner-city parkland. Under balmy summer night skies, Moonlight Cinemas will come to life with food trucks, bars and the comfiest of bean beds from 23 November – 30 December 2023 at Roma Street Parkland.

Renowned as a beloved dog-friendly night out, pups are welcome in all sections including premium areas. Brisbane’s Moonlight Cinema is located at The Amphitheatre, Roma Street Parkland. Get your tickets HERE.

Christmas Favourites

Our Christmas Favourites are back for magical nights under the stars! Get your loved ones together to watch them for the first time or the hundredth time! With so much picnic potential, experiencing these must-watch movies in the beautiful parklands is a no-brainer when planning your festive activities.

  • Wednesday, 13th December – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • Thursday, 14th December – Elf
  • Friday, 15th December – Love Actually
  • Saturday, 16th December – Home Alone
  • Sunday 17th December – How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Tuesday, 19th December – Love Actually
  • Wednesday 20th December – The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Thursday 21st December – Home Alone
  • Friday 22 December – Love Actually
  • Saturday 23 December – Elf


23 November, 2023
30 December, 2023
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Moonlight Cinema


Roma Street Parkland
1 Parkland Boulevard
Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
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